Title: News Aquaria
Size: 52 x 20 x 8 cm (upper part), 21 cm (height of the lower frontpart)
Technique/Material: Oil on tail, water, fishes (Neontetras), water pump, tubes, filter
Objects from top-down
Claes Elfsberg News anchor (1975–2021), Aktuellt, Rapport, SVT, Sweden, (detail).
Sven Strömberg, News anchor (1979–2001), Aktuellt, SVT, Sweden.
Bo Holmqvist, News anchor, Aktuellt (1964–1970), Rapport (1986–1996), SVT, Sweden.
Claes Elfsberg, News anchor (1975–2021), Aktuellt, Rapport, SVT, Sweden.
Lasse Bengtsson, News anchor, Nyheterna, Nyhetsmorgon (≈1991–2010), TV4, Sweden.
Mats Hådell, News anchor, Aktuellt (1972–2000), SVT, Sweden.
Polaroid photo of News Anchor Mats Hådell visiting the exhibition Air humidifier at Andrehn Schiptjenko, 1994, Sweden.
ABOUT: News Aquarium
This work came about during a period when the war on Balkan broke out. I watched it from home on television with my husband, and children born during this period. I read about it, listening to the news reporting from the war, every day, I was struck with a feeling that everything is just going on and on. The information was poured over us. But I couldn’t find anything to do with it. I felt like the little fishes swirling around, disturbed by the input but with no tools of action against what was going on. These objects are