Jönköping is a city in southern Sweden with roughly 94,000 inhabitants. It is situated at the southern end of Vättern, Sweden's second largest lake. . Our founder @benjaminrgrant is currently traveling there and two other towns at the southern end of Vättern to speak and meet with students. He will visit Jönköping University, the town of Hjo, and will do an exhibition of prints in collaboration with @uponwalls in the harbor in Granvik. /// Created by @benjaminrgrant, source imagery: @digitalglobe
This year we’re taking the photo art to the bottom of lake Vättern. Photographies by @cristinamittermerier @paulnicklen and @zenaholloway - all three talented and well known underwater photographers - has contributed with a total of 4 pieces. — EASY TO FIND - WET TO WATCH. The installation stands right outside the north pier of Hjo harbor at a depth of 2.5m. The spot is marked with a yellow cross on a float. — WIN A UNIQUE SIGNED PIECE. Take a photo of you and the installation underneath the surface and post on insta and tag #uponwallshjo. READ ALL ABOUT IT IN BIO. @visithjo #ilovehjo. #underwater #underwaterart #vättern #karlsborg #jonkoping @jkp
UpOnWalls presents ”BELOW” – Save the oceans Saves the planet. A story from under the surface. Starts june 28 - october 22. We are with the Below exhibit extremely fortunate to work with two of the worlds most acclaimed nature photographers Cristina Mittermeier and Paul Nicklen. For over 20 years they have spent their time exploring and telling emotional stories from nature with their stunning pictures. The are also founder of the organisation @sea_legacy who plays an very important role in this exhibit. Read more about the exhibit in biolink. . . #openairexhibition #utomhusutställning #outdoorart #outdoorexhibition #savetheocean #turningthetide #uponwalls #paulnicklen #cristinamittermeier #uponwallshjo #visithjo @visithjo @cristinamittermeier @paulnicklen #savetheoceans
⌜ Body of Water I ⌟ by @zenaholloway from the “Fluid” Exhibition in #jönköping Photographed in the ocean around the island of Bimini, close to the mystical fountain of youth: a fabled wellspring thought to give everlasting life to whoever bathed in or drank from it. The Earth’s surface is 70 percent water, a proportion that correlates closely to the percentage of water in a human body. The ”FLUID” exhibit is open from August 17th to october 30 Munksjön #Jönköping. Read more in biolink.
MISSA INTE FÖRELÄSNINGEN ”OVERVIEW” med Benjamin Grant från New York. PLATS: PARK I KULTURHUSET HJO. 2:a oktober kl 18:30. Med hisnande bilder på vår planet tagna från yttre rymden berättar Benjamin om denna och många fler fenomen som sker på vår planet. Bokas online på uponwalls.com / Föreläsning: 165kr Inkl mat, dryck och kaffe: 395kr. . . ⌜ Attawapiskat River ⌟ A tributary of the Attawapiskat River drains into James Bay in northeastern Ontario, Canada. James Bay is a body of water within Hudson Bay, which extends south from the Arctic Ocean. Human presence along the shores of the bay can be traced back to the end of the last ice age roughly 8,150 years ago, and a number of Aboriginal communities remain there today. Created by @dailyoverview, source imagery: @digitalglobe.. . . . #overview #visithjo @visithjo #uponwallshjo
As everyone seems to wrap up the year in a collage on instsgram so we go with the flow and keep track of what we have achieved. We’ve done several major exhibits in public locations, below the surface etc....seen by over 200.000 people. We have also had quite a few fine art exhibits both at our own gallery in Hjo but also at different locations around the country. We have find new homes and owners to several great art pieces. It’s been a great fun year and a big thanks to you all tremendously great artist and photographers that we collaborate with. We love you all! So let’s get this New Year’s Eve over and done with so we can start up 2019. We have so much we want to do. Next year we will work in public spaces in Stockholm , hopefully Oslo and we start on januari 14th with a exhibit at @hotellfjallgarden. Be kind to Mother Earth! Happy new year. / Per with friends at UpOnWalls. @visithjo #uponwallshjo #motherearth #environmental #artwork #galleryart #exhibitions
⌜ Germanine III⌟ by @zemotion. This is another angel in our collections. The WORLD IN GENERAL need kind angels don’t you think! This is also one of my own favorite - if i may be a little personal - among all beautiful artwork we are privilege to work with. One of many plans for 2019 is to show the PURE exhibition with Jingnas work again. #renesance #angels #flowers #artwork #uponwallshjo #jingnazhang
EN PÅMINNELSE TILL VÅRT VINTER VERNISSAGE 8 december kl 15.00. Alla är välkomna. Printarna ur boken ”Black Lava Fairy Tale” har kommit. Enastående vackra liksom boken. Missa inte tillfället att se islandshäst och natur i en unik vild symbios och träffa @susannewalstrom - skaparen själv! #iceland #islandshästar #vulkan #vernissage #visithjo @visithjo #uponwallshjo #poetisk #ridskola #islandshäst
⌜ Checkmate ⌟ by @jonasanhede - UOW are about to start collaborating with a few of what we call ”carefully selected instagram photographers”. Carefully curated collections produced in small prints, 24X24cm (75 Euro). Signed in open editions. We gonna make these pictures come alive on paper. First out is Jonas. A local friend that took his photography to a new level when his work found friends - a lot of them - on instagram. His work is rare, well composed and have thoughtful names so we want these pictures become something more than a picture on social media. This first collection ”Small Thoughts” will be in store soon. #uponwallshjo #iceland #travelphotography #leica #olympus #smallart #cliffs #ocean #darkwater
⌜ Closing time No 1 & 7 ⌟ by @annicathomsson . This fragile collection from Norway reminds us that we are soon in this winter landscape and collects energy for the next bright season in a few months. ”The fog is embracing me. Erecting walls around me.The sun burns through and the magic is broken.” A Thomsson. #norway #poetrycommunity #uponwallshjo
VERNISSAGE COMMING UP. The Icelandic horse played a major role in Norse mythology. Among other things they helped the gods conquer nature. In return, the very strong carriers were endowed with supernatural powers. In December we gona hold a vernissage with this beautiful art collection by @susannewalstrom Have signed books in store an so on. Send us a message here on insta with e-post if you want to come up on our news list to be informed about everything we do actually! or if you have any questions. We will respond. Happy Sunday everyone. #BlackLavaFairyTale #photobook #uponwallshjo #uponwalls #Fineartprint #hjo @visithjo #icelandichorse #iceland #horse #volcano
⌜ Celosia ⌟ by @zemotion. Since Jingnas first trip to Japan in 2008 she has steadily been influenced by its culture and environment and have taken to using flowers frequently in her work at that time—especially in personal pieces—and attempted to use different varieties and methods of incorporating them into the images. . . . #overview #visithjo #uponwallshjo #flowers #photart #portrait #zemotion @zemotion #nude #nudephotography #artphotography #porträtt #japan makeup by @aclairebeauty @judyinc
WHEN A TED TALK LECTURER SHOWS THE WORLD FROM ABOVE IT´S NOT ALWAYS A NICE STORY EVEN IF THE PICTURE IS BEAUTIFUL . . . TUESDAY 2 OCTOBER 6.30pm - 7.30pm / AT "PARK" IN HJO . . ⌜ Baltic Blossom ⌟ by @dailyoverview - A massive bloom of cyanobacteria in the Baltic Sea can be seen here. In August 2015, a bloom spanning more than 100 square kilometers covered these waters. Cyanobacteria are a type of marine bacteria that capture and store solar energy through photosynthesis. While some are toxic to humans and animals, large blooms can cause an oxygen-depleted dead zone where other organisms cannot survive. . . . . #overview #visithjo @visithjo #uponwallshjo #lecture #vattern #vättern #balticsea #blossom #oxygen #Cyanobacteria
OVERVIEW – EN FÖRELÄSNING OM JORDEN FRÅN OVAN – I GRANVIK - 4 OKTOBER 18:30. Benjamin Grant är författare, filantrop och skapare av fenomenet @dailyoverview Med enastående bilder från 600 km höjd ner på vår jord och med en stor insikt tar Benjamin med publiken på en mycket tänkvärd resa runt vår jord. Hur lever vi? Hur skapar vi energi? Vilka avtryck gör vi människor på vår jord osv. Ingen går oberörd från hans föreläsningar. . FRI ENTRÉ - PLATS BOKAS VIA KARLSBORGS TURISTBYRÅ: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel 0505-17350 MAT & DRYCK I PUBEN I GRANVIK I SAMBAND MED FÖRESLÄSNING. Beställs i samband med platsbokning. Pris 120:– . . Benjamin Grant bor och lever på Manhattan, New York. Han reser flitigt världen över och föreläser. Han har haft flera fördrag på @TEDTALK och han tillhör den nya tidens kosmopoliter - världsmedborgare - som ser jorden är ”en” helhet. Han befinner sig i Europa och kommer till Granvik mellan en föreläsning i Berlin och Wien så passa på. . . . / Bild 1: Perth Australien - foto @digital Globe / Bild2: Benjamin Grant New York 2017 foto@ @pergunnarwiliam / Bild 3: Attawapiskatflodens delta ut i James Bay, Canada - foto @digital Globe / Bild 4: Robert banks Hamn, Vancover - @digitalglobe / Bild 4: Resort på ön Bora Borfranska Polynésien - foto @digital Globe . Detta är ett samarbete mellan huvudsponsor Karlsborgs Energi - Granvik Event & @uponwalls . . . . . #overview #uponwallshjo #visitkarlsborg #granvikevent #vättern #karlsborg #kickoff2018 #granvik
⌜ We venerate our totem as a servant will venerate his master ⌟ by @deadlineartcollective from the collection RED SECTOR. Our friends in suits took a trip to a lighthouse outpost on Norwegian coast. Pictures from this collection is to be seen on a minor exhibition in Stockholm from September 23. At @styrelsen_barochbistro on Hantverksgatan 15. Drop in for a beer and enjoy the wird lovley story from the RED SECTOR. . . . . . #rasavilerow #dac_redsector #deadlineart #mentalpropell #lighthouse #crocketandjones #dappermen #norway #coast #ocean #lighthouse #fineart #photoart #uponwallshjo #uponwalls
⌜ Spitzkoppe⌟ by @susannwalstrom - from the collection DESERTS. A big, dramatic bump in the middle of nowhere. Mount Spitzkoppe in Namibia has been used as a location for many movies, like "2001: A space Odyssey" and "Mad Max: Fury Road" This is one of the pictures we had at our very first vernissage and exhibition ever at uponwalls. Still a favorite. Like a drawing by @herge from a TinTin book. #desert #travel #travelphotography #susannewalstrom #wonderful_places #beautifuldestinations #theandes #mountains #uponwalls #uponwallshjo #visithjo @visithjo #africa #namibia #flying #bluesky #photoart #tintin #hergé
IT`S WEEKEND AND FOR THE PHOTO ART LOVER THE FLUID EXHIBITION IN JÖNKÖPING IS WIDE OPEN. Why not spend some time in Jönköping. Having Fika or lunch just beside the exhibition. . . . Pic1: ⌜ The Irish Woman ⌟ by @zenaholloway from the collection WATERBABIES. Inspired by The Waterbabies written by Charles Kingsley in 1863. The story of a boy’s journey to the bottom of the ocean and all the creatures he meets along the way… . . Pic2: ⌜ Angel II ⌟ by @zenaholloway from the collection ”THERE ARE ANGELS”. “Behind me I feel her presence, my ancestress, my double, turning in midair under the chandelier, in her costume of stars and feathers, a bird stopped in flight, a woman made into an angel, waiting to be found.” – Margaret Atwood, A Handmaid’s Tale . . . #freeasabird #lightasair #imaginarymagnitude #dreamermagazine #ratedmodernart #bg_underwater 💧 #fisheyelemag #photocinematica #uponwalls #uponwallshjo #exhibition #handmaidstale
This artwork is the tribute to the fact that we now have 600 followers. WHOOOOAOOOW. Not much, we know but still 600 followers by organic growth and people who likes what we do. And 600 for which we are incredibly grateful. If you grow fast, something breaks down an old mentor told us! Art takes time so we grow slowly and safely. Thanks no 600 @marcuscederberg. Let’s talk about the artwork: . ⌜ Not your decision anymore ⌟ by @deadlineartcollective from the collection OFF THE GRID. DAC have journeyed to the Faroe Islands. Ranging from the deep fiords in the North East to an abandoned NATO base close to Torshavn the suited gentlemen went off the grid in search of another country. This is what they found. #uponwalls #hjokonstrunda #uponwallshjo #visithjo @visithjo #natobase #nato #DAC_offthegrid #engineer #suits #deadlineartcollective #mentalpropell #madmen #comeon #coop #art #photography #badweather #atlanticairways
⌜ Ghost ⌟ by @zemotion. Self portrait. A subdued palette was used to paint the faintness of forgotten memories. This is one of those cool self-portraits that a makes the thoughts fly. We like it a lot and the original is now on tje wall in the gallery at our home base in Hjo. Great walls we have at our office! 🖖🏻 #uponwalls #uponwallshjo #visithjo @visithjo #selfportrait #zemotion #jingnazhang #white #poethic
Our BELOW exhibition is still open. Shown until October 30th in hjo - SWEDEN. Take a trip to Hjo. Enjoy this little town and learn about the oceans and it’s inhabitans. Entrance & knowledge is free. Visit our website for more info. Link in bio. #openairexhibition #utomhusutställning #outdoorart #outdoorexhibition #savetheocean #turningthetide #uponwalls #paulnicklen #cristinamittermeier #uponwallshjo #visithjo @visithjo @cristinamittermeier @paulnicklen #savetheoceans #fineart #jonkoping #utomhus #utflykt #vättern #hjo
⌜ Listening to the music of time we got stranded in this strange place ⌟ Whats next in the revolutionary world of art? Well nothing falls down for free from the sky so we work on. Here is a sneak preview of an upcoming collection «Time and Time again» from the creative and productive @deadlineartcollective Have a nice sunday everyone. #dac_timeandtimeagain #budapest #shoes #microphone #bromance #timetravel #blacknwhite_perfection #blackandwhitephoto #bnw #bw_lover #art #leicaq #lightsourceincluded #artphotography #bw_crew #mentalpropell #deadlineart #uponwalls #uponwallshjo
Just nu pågår utställningen ”Konst under ytan” i Hjo (@visithjo / @uponwalls), med helt fantastiska bilder av @cristinamittermeier, @paulnicklen och @zenaholloway. Det roliga med utställningen är att vissa av konstverken är placerade i Vättern på tre meters djup. Dessa kunde vi ju förstås inte missa. Så vi gav oss ut i 17-gradigt vatten på jakt efter konstverken. #uponwallshjo
⌜ Scatterd 2 ⌟ by @zenaholloway To be seen among other works by Zena at our new ”FLUID” exhibit opening August 17th. 21 big art pices placed in the town center of Jönköping just above the surface ON THE WATER OF A LAKE 💪🏻. This is a new way of showing Photo Art for us so we are thrilled to push the outdoor gallery thing a bit further. The exhibit is one of many happenings at the H2O Festival in #Jönköping Sweden. Its absolutely worth a visis. It has something for everyone. Tune in on www.jkpg.com/sv/h2o Welcome everyone.
We can now offer 3 ”hard to find” books at our gallery book shop. Paul Nicklen’s ”Born Too Ice” and Cristina Mittermeier’s ”Amaze” are two big heavy beautiful coffetablebooks thats gona keep the reader occupied for hours. Then the cool book ”Overview” by Benjamin Grant that gives the reader a new thoughtful perspective on earth from space. Link i Bio. A brillant gift to someome you care for.