Sara Sjölin

Sportscast

2018/19

During the world cup in football 2018, Sweden and Switzerland were facing each other. The full game was covered by Sara Sjölin with an alternative commentary of the game.

The full length of Sportscast is 1 h 53 min

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Sportscast poster, 2019 oil on canvas, 62x84 cm

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Sportscast premiered during CPH:DOX 2019 with a public screening at Southern Cross Pub in Copenhagen.

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Southern Cross Pub

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Southern Cross Pub

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Sportscast had it’s Swedish premiere at Krukan Sportbar in may 2019. The event was curated in collaboration with Coyote.

Documentation from Coyote

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Krukan bar

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Krukan bar

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Beer coasters were made by Coyote for the event.

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A portrait photo of Sara and her cat Bror Aljosha was interposed in Krukan bar during the screening.

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Portrait photo by Daniel V. Kjer

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Kunsthaus Baselland, Basel 2018.

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A short version of Sportscast was first exhibited at Kunsthaus Baselland during the Atlas of Heavens exhibition. Sjölin was invited to display Sportscast by the participating artist Cassidy Toner.