5th Biennale in Paris, in the fall of 1967. Pierre
Restany - one of Europe's
most respected art critics - wrote that unfortunately he was unable to attend
the whole event because of a journey to South America, but had to settle for the
last few days:
"But better late then
never. Sjolander's works struck me with their absolute modernism.
I was also struck by
his acute instincts, his poetic use of the technology of the mass-medium - an
iconographic liberation on the level of information technology - all in the
language of the masses.
Sjolander's works of
art, which combine art and technology, become an attempt to preserve our poetic
It is a truly humane,
or rather humanistic achievement, in the modern sense of the