04 Nov, 17:00
Launch of the app Together with Red Banners
On Thursday 4 November, the app Together with Red Banners by the artist Bella Rune will be launched as part of her contribution to the exhibition A Careful Strike*. The app is based on Augmented Reality technology and activates the aesthetics of the labour movement through the history and symbolism of the red banner. During the evening, Bella Rune will present the project in conversation with researcher Margareta Ståhl, students on Konstfack’s Master’s program CRAFT’s textile class of 2020, app developer Jonas Lythell and curator Michele Masucci. Margareta Ståhl, an expert in the art and aesthetics of the labour movement, will give a short lecture on the history and function of the banners. The audience will also be introduced to the app, available free of charge for download via Appstore and other platforms.
About the participants:
– Bella Rune is an artist that works with sculpture with performative elements and experiments through different materials and techniques in her works.
– Margareta Ståhl is a researcher in visual communication with a focus on the art and aesthetics of the labour movement. She has written extensively on the banners of the Swedish labour movement.
– Jonas Lythell is a freelance app developer focusing on Augmented Reality (AR). Lythell also works as a teacher at DSV, Department of Computer and Systems Science at Stockholm University.