Out by Art

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Kulturhuset Stadsteatern, Stockholm, Sweden. Large exhebition with Outsider Art : ”Nu blir det jättmycket av allting, Outsider Art 2022

Open March 10th – April 24th 2022

”Out by Art” is an experimental and innovative film project including six short films by six nordic directors.

Price winner: ”You and Eye” Best film, at Barns Film Festival 2019!



Out by Art- poster for Fringe Festival. Design Kenneth Pils

As a producer and project manager Sven Blume have been working with  the film project ”Out by Art”. The result was six nordic short films (fiction/documentary). After the premiere at Moderna Museet Stockholm  2018, the films have been screened at several festivals, museums, cinemas and universities/schools around Europe and Sweden.

All films are made within the group: artists with neuropsychiatric disorders and/or intellectual disabilities in the Nordic network: Nordic Outsider Art (NOA).

The films where recorded in: Sweden, Iceland, Denmark and Finland with local artist. And finally a great sound workshop was made with all artist and the sound recorder/musician Teemu Vilmunen in Hämeenlinna, Finland.

Efter premiären på Moderna Museet Stockholm april 2018 har filmerna visats runtom i Europa. Läs mer om premiären på Moderna Museet Stockholm här .

Previous screenings around Europe :

* Moderna Museet Stockholm (world premiere) 2018
* Stockholm Kulturnatt, april 2018
* List án landamæra, Reykjavik, Island. 2018
* The Artist’s voice, EOA Conference, Chichester, England. 2018
* Randers Cinema. Danmark 2018
* Fringe Festival, Lahti, Finland 2019
* Finge Festival, Stockholm 2019
* Aguélimuseet, Sala 2019
* Specialpedagogiska fakulteten, Stockholms Universitet 2019
* Kultur och Kvalitet konferens, Örebro 2019
* Solna konstfilmfestival 27-28 april 2019, Solna
* Kaarisilta Biennale 2019, Finland. Augusti 2019
* Oska Bright Filmfestival London 2019 – winner best film ”You and Eye”
* Museo Art Brut Firenze (IT) 2020
* Barnes Film Festival (UK) 2020
*Art Laundry Festival Poleeni Cultural Center (FI) 2020
* Kulturhuset Stockholm, Exhebition ”Nu blir det jättmycket av allting, Outsider Art 2022” Öppnar 10 mars 2022 – 24 april 2022

The films within the project:
”The Love of Art” director Aleksi Pietikäinenn, Kaarisilta (FI)

The Love of Art, director Aleksi Pietikäinen

Synopsis: ”Judge not the dog by its hair” The film is about uniqueness and individuality of everyone. Appearance isn ́t the whole truth about anyone. Love to art and beauty unites us

Director and Scriptwriter: Aleksi Pietikäinen
Running time: 3:54
Year of production: 2018
Country of production: Finland/Sweden
Film genre: short fiction (comedy)
Producer: Sven Blume

”Life like Color” director Birkir Sigurðsson, List án landamæra (IS)

Life like Color, director Birkir Sigurðsson

Synopsis: Dreams in colors, I fear that I’m going to lose some one that i love, some one dear to my heart.

Director and Scriptwriter: Birkir Sigurðsson
Running time: 5:08
Year of production: 2018
Country of production: Sweden/Iceland/Finland
Film genre: short fiction (art film)
Producer: Sven Blume

”The Face in the Mirror” director David Viborg Jensen, Gaia (DK)

The face in the mirror, director David Viborg Jensen

Synopsis: As an outsider artist I prefere to go right when the mainstream go left.

Director and Scriptwriter: David Viborg Jensen
Running time: 2:48
Year of production: 2018
Country of production: Sweden/Denmark/Finland
Film genre: short fiction (music video)
Producer: Sven Blume

”You and Eye” director Hugo Karlsson, Inuti (SE)

You and Eye, director Hugo Karlsson

Synopsis: I create because I must. My creations create me in return. The boundaries between reality and fantasy fades away and the lifeless awakens.

Director and Scriptwriter: Hugo Karlsson
Running time: 4:38
Year of production: 2018
Country of production: Sweden/Finland
Film genre: short fiction
Producer: Sven Blume

”For my sake (För min skull)” director Marianne Schmidt, Inuti (SE)

För min skull/For my sake, director Marianne Schmidt

Synopsis: Hard as a rock, fragile as a sherd of glass, a personal journey as an artist within the field of Outsider Art unfold. Faced with life depicted through an unusual perspective, provoke both emotion and reflection

Director and Scriptwriter: Marianne Schmidt
Running time: 20:31
Year of production: 2018
Country of production: Sweden/Finland/Iceland/Denmark
Film genre: creative documentary/experimental
Producer: Sven Blume

”My fantasy” director Niko Liikanen, Kettuki (FI)

My Fantasy, director Niko Liikanen

Synopsis: Four different Fantasy Worlds. My imagination -a dream where unreal and real could be together.

Director and Scriptwriter: Niko Liikanen
Running time: 3:19
Year of production: 2018
Country of production: Sweden/Finland
Film genre: short fiction, (Science fiction)
Producer: Sven Blume

The film project ”Out by Art” main coordinators: Sven Blume (SE), filmmaker and Lotte Nilsson-välimaa (SE), artist. With a lot of suport from project group member Marianne Schmidt. Together with local coordinators and coaches from Nordic Outsider Art: Johanna Immeli (FI), Ragnheidur Maisol Sturludottir (IS), Anna Noe Bovin (DK), Mette Nyboe Grønkjærr (DK), Samuli Laurinolli (FI), Päivi Lilja (FI) and Anneli Aaltonen Krantz (SE)

Visning av filmerna på biograf Zita @ Fringe Festival, Stockholm 2018