2528 May 2023
My program
2528 May 2023
My program

SSDD Studio

Broadcasted from the old railway workshops in Malmö SSDD Studio showcased a rich program. Experience panel discussions, seminars, interviews and workshops. Revisit the tableau if you missed something or want to watch it again!

Thursday 25 May

Thu 11:15 - 11:45

Official opening

Karin Svanborg Sjövall Dorte Bo Bojesen
Karin Svanborg Sjövall, State Secretary to Minister for Culture Parisa Liljestrand, opens this year's edition of Southern Sweden Design Days with a speech. Southern Sweden Design Days is organized by Form/Design Center – the main venue for architecture, design and crafts in southern Sweden. The seminar will be held in Swedish.

Thu 12:15 - 12:45

Now or never

Emma Olbers Kimberley Nicholas Isabelle McAllister
Howcome the transition is so slow? The ongoing climate crisis creates an internal conflict between what we know and what we do. It hurts to live with dissonance, but changing behaviors is difficult. A conversation about sustainability and "fear of finding out" with designer Emma Olbers and guests.

Thu 13:15 - 13:30

Award Ceremony: Region Skåne's Design Award

Region Skåne Lilla Elefant Victor Pastorino Nyman [...]
Region Skåne's design award rewards good design of a product, function or service that is important for regional development. The award highlights the importance of design for sustainable development and promotes good examples that can inspire and motivate others.

Thu 14:15 - 14:45

Design for Urban Change

Abbas Sbeity
Cities are the crucibles of our collective daily experiences, where the opportunities and challenges of urban life shape the fabric of society. Design, as a democratic process, has an important role to play in catalyzing urban change and improving the built environment. In this workshop, we will explore theoretical concepts of design and urban change and experiment with tools and methods through interactive simulations.

Thu 15:30 - 16:00

Design as a force for sustainable development in Scandinavia

Malin Kock Hansen Jonas Olsson Mats Widbom [...]
Welcome to a conversation and world scouting about design and how it is used in the Scandinavian countries! You will get to listen to representatives from the Norwegian design organization DOGA, the Danish design organization Danish Design Center and the Swedish design organizations Svensk Form, SVID (Swedish Industrial Design Foundation) and Svenska Designsällskapet.

Thu 16:45 - 18:00

Made to change

Frida Martinsson
Frida Martinsson will present and trigger the audience's conception of what is, through my building block. Through talking about works - creating works together with visitors, and taking them on a journey into their own creative inner self. Nothing is static - nothing stands still - the dissonance of life permeates the work - small or large.
Broadcasted from the old railway workshops in Malmö SSDD Studio showcased a rich program. Experience panel discussions, seminars, interviews and workshops. Revisit the tableau if you missed something or want to watch it again!

Friday 26 May

Fri 11:15 - 11:45

Swedish Design Therapy – a session for design lovers with climate anxiety

Frida Hylander Jenny Grettve Lisa Hilland [...]
We love design and are convinced that good design can change the world for the better. But at the same time climate change continues to endanger our planet, we produce and consume way too much. The window on a liveable future will close if we don't act now. How do we deal with and act on all these mixed feelings?

Fri 12:30 - 13:00

IKEA about being a friendly rebel: The past, the present and the future

Johan Ejdemo Karin Gustavsson Magnus Nord [...]
For 80 years IKEA has been the happy rebels furnishing homes all over the world. In this talk they will explore where dissonance has been an important component to create great design and what could be some of the dissonances for today. Sharing some thoughts connecting the past, the present and the future through one of their upcoming collections called Nytillverkad.

Fri 13:45 - 14:15

From dissonance to balance in design contracts

Katarina Renman Claesson Christina Wainikka Sara Torsson Szyber
Katarina Renman Claesson and Christina Wainikka will talk with designer Sara Torsson Szyber about the new provisions and how they will affect new and existing license agreements. The conversation also covers the Swedish Artists' Association's "Recommendations for Design Commissions."

Fri 15:00 - 15:30

What does politics want with the creative industries?

Fredrik Sjögren Janne Grönholm Dorte Bo Bojesen
A conversation about the challenges and opportunities of the creative industries together with two regional cultural politicians. Participants: Fredrik Sjögren (L), chairman of the culture committee in Region Skåne, Janne Grönholm (MP), chairman of the cultural committee in Malmö city

Fri 16:00 - 16:30

The 4 elements

Ola Sivhed Vassili Neplokh
The 4 Elements is an art concept consisting of four separate pieces that can be combined in different ways to achieve different effects through different exhibition designs. The four pieces represent the four elements: WATER, EARTH, AIR and FIRE. At the heart of the concept is one of humanity's biggest threats: climate change. The goal of the project is to instill hope and strength in the youth who today feel depressed and have a dark view of the future.

Fri 17:15 - 17:35

Dance Deadwood Dance

Helle Kvamme BCCAR Borgholm Center for contemporary Art and Research
Deadwood in focus, and a making of a diverse system that does not always resonate with our current. The performance will use projection from a place in the center of a forest that we call the heart. Some artefacts in wood and organic forest clay will be samples in a storytelling and movement performance that will bring you there to meet the substance of Deadwood. This performance will include improvised sound and light elements
Broadcasted from the old railway workshops in Malmö SSDD Studio showcased a rich program. Experience panel discussions, seminars, interviews and workshops. Revisit the tableau if you missed something or want to watch it again!

Saturday 27 May

Sat 11:00 - 18:00

Sun 11:00 - 18:00

A spray painters portrait

Ajja Arts
"It was a process painting where I was looking for a motive to paint. When I started painting, I didn't have a drawn sketch from the beginning, but I had inspirational pictures that I liked. For me, it became an existential motive about how a person comes to be." In the film, you get to follow Ajja's work and her process into a beautiful motive with emotions and strong perspectives.

Sat 11:00 - 18:00

Sun 11:00 - 18:00

The 4 elements - The documentary

Ola Sivhed Vassili Neplokh
In The 4 Elements - The documentary, we get to follow artist Ola Sivhed's work in creating the project T4e - an art project that aims to create attention and discussion around the climate crisis and which, after its premiere exhibition on behalf of the President of the Seychelles, has received an official invitation to the exhibition Personal Spaces at the European Culture Center during the Venice Biennale 2024.

Sat 11:00 - 18:00

Sun 11:00 - 18:00

Voice, we’ve never heard before

Yesol Kim Muui
A design project centered around disability raising awareness and dialogue about disability right in South Korea and Nordic countries.

Sat 11:00 - 18:00

Sun 11:00 - 18:00

Precious Balance Walk

Felicia Konrad
The film Precious Balance Walk by Felicia Konrad and Johan Haugen will be screened as part of the exhibition at Locally Alien Festival. 6 Nordic Performance Artists were invited to perform in and with the water in the Sound, Malmö, Sweden. Filmed between bridge 1 and 2 at Ribersborgs beach, August 2019.