April 16, 2018

Award for Swedish Art Book 2018: Horungen (A Bastard Child) by Knutte Wester

All winning books will be exhibited at the Royal Library in Stockholm until august 2018.

”Med sitt filmliknande bokformat övertygar denna grafiska novell, vackert målad i akvarell. Utfallande bi...

October 28, 2017

Starkt, gripande, monumentalt. Knutte Westers konst glöder av medmänsklighet och visas äntligen på Länsmuseet i Gävle.

Det tar ett tag innan jag förstår. Varför det känns så konstigt i magen. Knutte Westers konst påverkar mig fysiskt. Den gör ett hål inuti.

Som när vi al...

October 19, 2017

On the saturday 21 of october Knutte Wester exhibition A Place Without Name will open at Gävle Länsmusem. In conduction with the exhibition a new catalogue on Westers work has been published. 

See info on exhibition in link below

http://lansmuseetgavleborg.se/knutte-west...

August 21, 2017

In Korea, a documentary used to be considered as a part of journalism, and it is accepted as having a distance from arts, personal tastes, or imaginations. However, an artist who paints pictures has used the animation to portray his grandmother’s life. It is not just a...

Pärnu Filmifestival

3.–9. juulini Pärnus

10.–16. juulini jätkub Pärnus, Viljandis, Heimtalis, Toris, Manõjas, Urvastes

«Saabusin surnult» pärjati nii festivali peaauhinna kui ka parima kunstifilmi auhinnaga. Film räägib mehest, kes toodi poolsurnuna vaimuhaigete varjupaik...

July 13, 2017

At Pärnu international Documentary and Anthropology Film festival a selection of international price winning films was screened on Estonian Television. After a national voting the Estonian Peoples Award was given to A Bastard Child. At the price ceremony Wester was giv...

In 1909 in an undemocratic Sweden, a bastard child is born. Called Hervor, her mother is unmarried, and therefore labelled a ‘whore’ and driven from her home. Hervor grows up in shelters and orphanages, unwanted and rejected by society. When she becomes an adult, she f...

May 4, 2017

What advertisers are most eager to target in consumers is their desire to be loved, and that primal need is what haunts every frame of Knutte Wester’s “A Bastard Child,” a vividly nuanced ode to the filmmaker’s grandmother, Hervor. She was born in 1909 to a woman, Ada,...

Swedish watercolour artist and filmmaker Knutte Wester draws a great amount of inspiration from the stories of his grandmother’s impoverished, trying childhood in the downtrodden, incendiary, but still sadly relevant documentary A Bastard Child.

Born in 1909 to a single...

FILMRECENSIONER Knutte Westers har gjort en stark film om sin farmor, som betraktades som horunge.

Om du har tagit del av Umeåbon Knutte Westers konst vet du att hans tema ofta är flyktingar och migration. Han har gjort skulpturer och filmer som utgått från något v...

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Knutte Wester is Represented by Gallery Andersson/Sandström