Street Gallery - Vampyr by Ida Idaida
We are proud to have welcomed one of the most exciting contemporary young Swedish artists, Ida Idaida, to Street Gallery c/o Fabege. Ida is educated at the Royal Academy of Arts and received the Maria Bonnier Dahlin scholarship in 2020. She is at the very beginning of her career. A career that we, and many others, are convinced will be extremely interesting to follow.
About the exhibition:
Vampyr (vampire): a response to a condition.
An abstraction, something born of what all people have (in common) - blood; life. The vampire is a living dead, an exploiter. As a living dead, it feeds on what it lacks - a soul. The transaction takes place in blood to transmit loss, deficiency and emptiness. In violence, when the vampire puts his teeth in you, it penetrates your surface. You are useful; consumed. You are left without life or wake up as a vampire. You are empty, suffering from scarcity so you suck yourself drunk for someone else to carry your emptiness. Through us, it spreads symptomatically.
The exhibition took place between 20 May and 31 August 2021 on Smidesvägen/Svetsarvägen in Solna Business Park.