Trygve Skogrand

Wir sind Schmutz

  1. Viewing the past through a pink haze

    2023-11-05 17:39:51 UTC
    This art project will draw inspiration from the early queer history of Berlin. The German pioneering research and struggle for queer rights from the mid-19th century onwards represent the foundation of Western queer liberation and rights. My flat is located on Nollendorfstraße, at the heart of the city’s queer area.…

  2. Reinterpretation 4

    2023-11-04 11:09:15 UTC
    I have been always been working with reinterpretation of art and historic photographs in my art. During the horrible Covid 19 pandemic, I found it very interesting to see how the safe everydays that we all have lulled us self into was taken away in an instant, like a soft…

  3. In the crowd nobody is different

    2023-10-29 17:27:12 UTC
    I am preparing for my artistic project at the Magnus Hirschfeld Collection. Packing bags, planning what equipment I need to bring. And preparing mentally – by thinking and philosophising. About freedom, repression, fear, shame and taboos.  These last days I have tought a lot about the prosecution of us with…

  4. Reinterpretation 3

    2023-10-22 12:21:00 UTC
    In my art, I have always worked with the reinterpretation of earlier art and photographs. One of the most influential and well-known projects began many years ago. As a child, I received a small Bible card during a Christmas celebration at our local church. The card featured a painting of…

  5. It is not over – the fight for democracy must never be given up

    2023-10-19 08:14:06 UTC
    I am shocked. Yesterday evening, I was searching for more material about Hirschfeld on YouTube. I found a short documentary about him and the Institute for Sexual Science and began watching. It started as expected: Hirschfeld was born in 1868 in Kolberg, and he wanted to fight for the rights…

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