African Masterpieces- Dynasty and Divinity: Ife Art in Ancient Nigeria- was designed and built by Hangmen AB for Swedish National Museums of World Culture (SMVK) in Bergrummet, Skeppsholmen, Stockholm. The exhibition opened on Sep 1st 2013 and ran through Feb 23 2014.
Design: Patrik Qvist / Hangmen AB
Construction, installation and project management: Hangmen AB
On site project manager: Niclas Zander / Hangmen AB
Off site project management: Patrik Svensson, Stephen McKenzie, Ulrika Alyhr / Hangmen AB
Workshop manager: Andy / Hangmen AB
Graphic design: Jonas Lindkvist
Light design: Gunnar Björs
Producer: Anna Lundström, SMVK
Assistant to the producer: Carl Mauzy, SMVK
Technical coordination and site manager: Mats Rosén, SMVK
African Masterpieces - Dynasty and Divinity is organized by the Museum for African Art, New York, and the Fundación Botín, Santander, Spain, in collaboration with the National Commission for Museums and Monuments, Nigeria.
Click here for presentation of process and development
(PDF / Swedish text)
Click here for illustrations of Yoruba creation story