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JÄRNA | 2011 15 MAY - 2 OCT

JAMES TURRELL EXPERIMENT COLOUR RUDOLF STEINER HILMA AF KLINT
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Sweden. the Goetheanum/Switzerland. All of this will take place in and around Kulturhuset in Järna. 7 pm: Focus Experiment Colour / Goethe Monday 7 March 2011. one of the world’s leading artists working with the theme of light. Hilma af Klint Foundation. guided tours. Paintings from Hilma af Klint. The architecture of Ytterjärna provides the perfect setting. conferences and events. Häusler Contemporary. one of them shown for the first time ever. among others. Lecture series towards SEE! COLOUR! Kulturhuset. movies. There will also be an exhibition on Goethe’s Colour Theory with interactive colour experiments and a series of outdoor colour installations in the garden. the increasingly well renowned Swedish artist. 7 pm: Focus Hilma af Klint Monday 28 March 2011. workshops. SEE! COLOUR! is organized by Kulturforum Järna. 7 pm: Focus James Turrell 2 . Järna. colour and space. as it is in itself a colour experience. James Turrell. will be displayed in addition to a selection of Rudolf Steiner’s original blackboard drawings. Rudolf Steiner Archive. • • • • Monday 7 February 2011. Free entrance. Partners of the various exhibitions and events are: James Turrell. will create a number of large installations.See! Colour! From 15th of May to 2nd of October Järna becomes the stage of the unique event SEE! COLOUR! Presenting four parallel exhibitions spread over the entire campus including numerous lectures. 7 pm: Focus Rudolf Steiner Monday 11 April 2011.

© James Turrell. 3 . Photo: Holzherr.

USA . SKYSPACE James Turrell .EXHIBITIONS JameS Turrell – CATCHING THE LIGHT James Turrell is an American artist working with light. a Dark Space. Turrell is well known for conveying a sensation of infinite space through the way he presents colour and light in confined structures. Additionally. He is transforming the crater into a large observatory. His most outstanding work is Roden Crater. an extinct volcano in Arizona. including models and pictures of Roden Crater and various Skyspaces from around the world. a Tall Glass and a walk-in-coloursculpture. designed to experience day and night sky light in a unique way. James Turrell will be present during SEE! COLOUR! at several occasions to speak about his work. there will be an exhibition with a range of existing works by Turrell. which is probably the world’s largest art work. colour and space and is one of the world’s leading artists in this field. For SEE! COLOUR! James Turrell is planning to create several large installations including a permanent Skyspace. a so called Ganzfeld (18 x 12 x 10 m). His art invites the viewer to explore their perception and how they react to what they see. He exhibits at many prestigious art museums around the world and has created permanent installations in 26 countries.

5 .© James Turrell. Photo: Holzherr.

Nature is both directly and indirectly the largest source of colour and colour experiences. chemistry. is currently travelling Europe and a Swedish-English version will be on display at SEE! COLOUR! COLOUR PHENOMENA IN THE GARDEN Colour brings life and joy. physiology. cultural history and various practical fields. In vain we try to reveal colour’s deepest secret. Colour lives in border areas. It speaks to our feelings. SEE! COLOUR! offers an outdoor colour experience and will host a number of pieces demonstrating colour phenomena. With his interdisciplinary Colour Theory. art history. shaping and enjoying nature’s beauty and its colours in outdoor light. It likes to play with us. biology. The Colour Theory is connected to physics. Switzerland.Colour – experienCe and experimenT The all-round genius Goethe has had a major impact on how we apply colour in different contexts. weaving between light and darkness. creating atmospheres. People have always been interested in cultivating. Goethe worked with simple experiments and observations highlighting colour in all its depth and richness. between thought and will. In SEE! COLOUR! visitors can experience and study many of Goethe’s experiments on colour. displayed in a unique way. An exhibition celebrating the 200th anniversary of Goethe’s Colour Theory which was set up by the Science Section of the Goetheanum. mock us and pulls away as soon as we try to capture it and put it into a system. . between heaven and earth. psychology.

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Hilma af KlinT © Stiftelsen Hilma af Klints Verk .

In an exhibition in SEE! COLOUR! a selection of Hilma af Klint’s work will be displayed. will show a big retrospective exhibition of her work. Hilma af Klint was first recognised in the international art world in 1986 through a major exhibition at Los Angeles County Museum of Art with the title The Spiritual in Art: Abstract Painting 1890 –1985. gave modernism a strong female figurehead. This exhibition brought about a sensational breakthrough and. her rich artistry has been met with growing interest around the world and she is currently the only Swedish artist from early modernism acknowledged at an international level. with an emphasis on her original and symbolic use of colour. Stockholm. In 2013. the Moderna Museet. for the first time.It becomes increasingly clear that Swedish artist Hilma af Klint (1862– 1944) is one of modern art’s important pioneers. In recent decades. © Stiftelsen Hilma af Klints Verk .

© Rudolf Steiner Archive 10 . Goethe researcher.rudolf STeiner – blaCKboard drawingS Rudolf Steiner was initially known as a litterate. he is especially known as the founder of the many practical applications that developed from his work: Waldorf education. he called his ideas Anthroposophy and described it as a path. Anthroposophical medicine. some of them especially on the theme colour. Steiner developed his own theories on colour and formed thoughts regarding the application of colour in areas such as education. An exhibition within the frame of SEE! COLOUR! will show 24 blackboard drawings by Rudolf Steiner. He illustrated his lectures with blackboard sketches. Inspired by Goethe. With Joseph Beuys’ expanded understanding of art. one of them displayed for the first time ever. Above all he was a lecturer – he held around 6000 lectures within his lifetime. and more. art and therapy. of which 1100 survived until today. biodynamic agriculture. publisher and philosopher. or more a “becoming conscious of ones own humanness”. Today. Later on. Steiner’s blackboard drawings became art that has been displayed in great museums around the globe.

1923 11 .THE BEING OF COLOUR Rudolf Steiner: Blackboard drawing from 6 May. 1921 SPRING Rudolf Steiner: Blackboard drawing from 7 October.

WORKSHOPS AND COURSES Visitors will have the opportunity to participate in a number of workshops and courses connected to colour. ACTIVITIES Parallel to the various exhibitions SEE! COLOUR! presents a wide range of activities and events on the theme colour. Lectures will also be given on several occasions before the opening of the exhibition. LECTURES Throughout the exhibition period from May until October 2011. from February to April. there will be a number of presentations about each part of the exhibition. including painting. drawing and eurythmy. 12 . SEE! COLOUR! also builds up on Arne Klingborg’s series of exhibitions in the years 1970-1990. The unique architecture by Erik ”Abbi” Asmussen in the entire area is created with a well thought through colour scheme by Fritz Fuchs.COLOURFUL EXHIBITION ENVIRONMENT In addition to SEE! COLOUR! the surrounding campus provides a remarkable setting that adds dimensions and depth to the exhibition’s theme.

and others. Goethe’s Colour Theory.FILM SCREENING Several films and slide shows related to the exhibition’s theme will be regularly displayed on James Turrell’s works. . the colour phenomena in the atmosphere.

Several conferences and special events will take place during the exhibition period. other organizations and groups have the possibility of connecting their conferences and meetings to SEE! COLOUR! COLOUR IN ARCHITECTURE Arthur Zajonc International architecture conference in Järna 27/7-31/7 Contact: www.arkitektur2011.se RESTAURANT AND HOTEL Ytterjärna Restaurang will be serving meals. MUSIC AND DRAMA The exhibition will also feature performing arts. 14 .CONFERENCES AND SPECIAL EVENTS In July (10th–15th). All organic! Just in time for the opening of SEE! COLOUR! there are 40 fully refurbished hotel rooms available for overnight visitors in the Hotel Kulturhuset. there will be a conference with the American physics professor Arthur Zajonc on his book ”Catching the Light”. and Järna Kafé in Kulturhuset offers light lunches and freshly baked bread. music and events in Kulturhuset and on the entire exhibition campus. In addition. which is about light and consciousness and how people have looked at light and colour throughout history.

Csilla Strid. Marius Wahl Gran.se facebook. Matthew Schreiber. Prof.seecolour. SE-153 91 Järna Phone +46 (0)8-554-302 01 e-mail info@seecolour. www. Jonas Darin. Photo: Holzherr. Rebecca Wissman . Walter Kugler GET INVOLVED: Become a volunteer! Sign up through the website www. Matthias Rang. TEAM SWITZERLAND: Johannes Kühl.se .seecolour.© James Turrell. Torsten Braun and others. Florian Holzherr. Rembert Biemond (project coordinator). Ilve Steiber.com/seecolour twitter. Annika Björkman. Wolfgang Häusler.se Open 7 days a week 15 May – 2 October 10am – 6pm Evening events www. Ida-Johanna Carlander. TEAM TURRELL: James Turrell. Ulf Wagner and others. Tania Zuur. Pehr Sällström. Christina Gerodetti.com/seecolour See! Colour! Kulturforum Järna AB Pl 1800. Henning Brand.seecolour. Pieter Ploeg. Bengt Ahlin.se Contact: volunteer@seecolour.se TEAM JÄRNA: Anders Kumlander.

Warm organic/biodynamic lunch buffet.jarnakafe. Single rooms.ytterjarnarestaurang. drinks and local foods. Coffee. suites. baked goods.Hotel Kulturhuset Welcome to Järnas new hotel.” Phone +46 (0)8-554 30 215 www. Kulturforum Järna AB.nu . Directly at the exhibitions site. biodynamic and local food. Phone +46 (0)8-554 30 228 www. Phone +46 (0)8-554 302 00. double rooms. Järna Kafé in Kulturhuset Järna The cafe is open every day from 10 am during the exhibition. Open from May.se Ytterjärna Restaurang in Robygge The restaurant is open every day from 11:30 am during the exhibition. light lunches – organic.

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