SAQMI presents - Short Queer Performance Acts
This selection of short films highlights various forms of performance acts with the queer body in focus. The hairy body, the singing one and the burning one. Bodies that transform and change. Swathed, shrouded and winding in pink shimmer or just as a sensation, a movement or as the total scream above everything else.
Klara Lidén – Under mattan, 2006, 2:48 min
High Heel Sisters – Scream, 2007, 2:14 min
Imri Sandström – Never Has Reach, 2010, 4 min
Malin Arnell – Possession Principle, Flames of Protection, 2012, 2:54 min
Marit Östberg – Ladybeard, 2019, 2 min
Sandy Karste – Metamorphosis, 2020, 3:44 min
Kolbrún Inga Söring – Intervention 1 & 2, 2021, 10:52 min
Presentation by Adrian Turrado from SAQMI.
Curated by Anna Linder.
For the first time ever in Sweden The Swedish Archive for Queer Moving Images are compiling the history of queer moving images and storing it all in one place. A history that has been marginalized through oppression and self-censorship. Through methods such as documentation, interviews, archiving, screenings, presentations, workshops and discussions, the first platform of queer moving images in Sweden will be created.
SAQMI is a platform and an archive for queer moving images in Sweden, throughout history until the present day.
SAQMI is an indisputable venue for talks, discussions, meetings and screenings.
SAQMI is the link between those who create queer moving images and those that search for them.
SAQMI creates a portal for queer moving images in Sweden, with the aid of queer archivists, historians, librarians, technicians and designers.
SAQMI makes a hidden queer history of moving images available and visible, spreading it far and wide.
SAQMI works towards bolstering more people in daring to create the moving images they wish to see and find support for their vision.
SAQMI wishes to inspire young queer people to work with moving images.
SAQMI ensures that queer moving imag