After days of teases on social media, the Swedes have officially announced an art show called ‘Swedish House Mafia – Purgatorium‘. It will be presented at Fotografiska Museum of Photography in Stockholm for a week on April 30 – May 5. These dates coincide with Swedish House Mafia’s reunion shows at the Tele2 Arena in Stockholm over May 2, 3, and 4.
The exhibition will be overseen by Swedish House Mafia’s art director Alexander Wessely.
The Swedish trio stated; “Alexander has been able to follow our journey like no-one else could. He sees, hears and interprets everything that we do, visually. His incredibly strong aesthetics are very near to our hearts and mirrors the journey of life almost perfectly”
The official description reads; Legacy and mortality, adversity and triumph. No matter what circumstances and conditions you happen to live with, you can’t escape the power of these forces. Swedish House Mafia and the artist Alexander Wessely have decided to artistically share their story of the groups challenging process from death to rebirth. For years closely followed and interpreted by Alexander Wessely.
When Swedish House Mafia returns from the dead, they do it with love for the process they’ve been through, one that has resulted in great art. Not just new music but also an exhibition of photography and film made by the artist Alexander Wessely. Now opening at Fotografiska 30th of April – 5th of May with twelve pictures and a film projected on the walls, during the intense week when SHM perform at their sold out concerts in Stockholm.
The exhibition runs from April 30 – May 5, there will be Swedish House Mafia merchandise available. If you are in Stockholm for their show, you should definitely check out the exhibition also. Buy tickets here.