Vi vill åka till Moskva
2008-2009
acrylic on marine polyester (Swedish flags), 200 x 120 cm x 3
prints on paper, 21 x 14,8 cm x 70
push pins

Vi vill åka till Moskva ("We want to go to Moscow") consists of three Swedish flags on which is painted extracts from marching songs, sung at Swedish ranger regiments in the 1980's and 1990's, together with a collection of quotes where political speaches, marketing strategies, news articles and biblical books are intermixed with legislative works, history books, lyrics and the information with which the artist himself was provided when he joined the Lappland Ranger Regiment in Kiruna, Sweden. The texts have a chronological aspect based on the artist’s own military service, 1998-1999, and the last war beween Sweden and Russia, 1808-1809.
Vi vill åka till Moskva was one of the works involved in the "Konstfack scandals" in the spring of 2009.

exhibited:
Konstfrämjandet i Västerbotten, Sweden, 2016
Inter Arts Center, Sweden, 2014
Kulturhuset Stockholm, Sweden, 2012 (detail)
Lokal 30, Poland, 2011 (detail)
Kalmar Konstmuseum, Sweden, 2010 - 2011 (detail)
Konstfack, Sweden, 2009
Kalmar Konstmuseum, Sweden, 2008 (detail)
Moscow Museum of Modern Art/NCCA, Russia, 2008 (detail)

published:
Sweden in the Time, Bokbål Förlag, Sweden, 2010
Paletten, Sweden, 2009
Undantag Förlag, Sweden, 2009