13.04.18
– Let’s try to feel the exhibition. Then we might be able to see history from a different angle, says Marti Manen, who will curate the 10th Momentum biennial.
06.04.18
Even if the I am Queen Mary monument in Copenhagen is only installed temporarily for now, the monument has already memorialized a time in history that Denmark has been trying to forget.
23.02.18
– They will have to buy him out somehow, says contributing editor Daniel Birnbaum following the recent events surrounding the magazine’s co-owner, accused of sexual harassment.
12.02.18
The poster exhibition Between the Lines at the Oslo Academy of Fine Art fights misuse of power in the art world. Also, a Facebook group urges the Norwegian art scene to share its #metoo stories.
23.01.18
Public art is on the rise in the Nordic art scene, as Helsinki follows Oslo in starting a new biennial.
19.01.18
Chairman David Neuman is diplomatic as to whether Magasin III Jaffa, which opens tomorrow, will have a programme that is critical of the political developments in Israel.
Let the River Flow at Office for Contemporary Art Norway culminates three years of research into Sami art. It is a skillfull display, yet haunted by decolonial paradox.
13.06.18
If you are made of flesh and blood, you will think about biting or sucking the objects in Torbjørn Rødland’s photographs.
The true story about Kunstkritikk’s attempt at interviewing the curators of We Don’t Need Another Hero, the 10th Berlin Biennale.
04.06.18
This year’s instalment of the alternative art fair Alt_Cph manifested itself as a performance festival offering a queered blast of fresh air on the Copenhagen art scene.
08.06.18
Norwegian artist Siri Aurdal’s exhibition at Malmö Konsthall is an essential corrective to the male-dominated art history of late modernism in the Nordic countries.
09.05.18
– I really love Copenhagen, but it’s so in, in fashion, so I thought I had to shout ”out”, says Judith Hopf. OUT opens at Statens Museum for Kunst tonight.
26.04.18
The monument I Am Queen Mary forces the Danish public to realize they no longer have the stage of history to themselves, while its reception shows that colonial memory remains a battleground
The MFA Degree Show at the Academy of Fine Arts in Helsinki shows painting’s ability to address everything from the nature of different materials to the politics of migration.
16.05.18
 – The art world has lost its bearings and forgotten that it’s all about art, says David Risley, who is now closing his Copenhagen gallery after 20 years in the business.
15.05.18
French artist and musician Félicia Atkinson’s exhibition at Krets in Malmö traces a series of drifts through the troubled landscapes of the American Southwest.
11.05.18
What is the legacy of 1968? Children of the Children of the Revolution gathers five Nordic artists whose parents were active in the left movement of the 60s and 70s.
30.04.18
The most efficient images in Sille Storihle’s short film on teenage girls with ADHD is the intimate descriptions of restless heads, hands and feet.
20.04.18
From Felt and Palmera via Slakt and Watch to Aldea – Bergen’s art scene is ripe with initiatives, but there is really no way to tell what an artist-run gallery really is or should be.
06.04.18
Authors Alberto Toscano and Jeff Kinkle recently visited Stockholm to discuss their book Cartographies of the Absolute in relation to the contemporary, so-called post-truth condition.
06.04.18
– Planetary thinking is feminist thinking, state the curators behind Laboratory for Aesthetics and Ecology as they publish a book about hydrofeminism.
REVIEWED EXHIBITIONS
Bergen
Torbjørn Rødland
Bergen Kunsthall (til 12. August)
Reviewed by Anthea Buys
Per Barclay
Kode – Kunstmuseene i Bergen (16.02. – 10.06.)
Reviewed by Nikita Mathias
Joachim Koester
Bergen Kunsthall (26.01. – 18.02.)
Reviewed by Nikita Mathias
Berlin
Jordan Wolfson
Schinkel Pavillon (10.02. – 01.04.)
Reviewed by Andreas Schlaegel
Copenhagen
Over-existing
Alt_Cph, Fabrikken for Kunst og Design (25.05. – 27.05.)
Reviewed by Maria Bordorff
Gävle
Britta Marakatt-Labba
Speglingar (27.01. – 18.03.)
Reviewed by Andreas Mangione
Helsingfors
Kuvan Kevät
(05.05. – 03.06.)
Reviewed by Sini Mononen
Helsinki
Olga Chernysheva
Kohta (11.01. – 25.02.)
Reviewed by Riikka Stewen
Malmö
Siri Aurdal
Malmö Konsthall (til 26. August)
Reviewed by Kim West
Félicia Atkinson
Krets (04.05. – 03.06.)
Reviewed by Matthew Rana
New York
New Museum Triennial: Songs For Sabotage
New Museum (13.02. – 27.05.)
Reviewed by Cat Kron
Oslo
Let the River Flow. The Sovereign Will and the Making of a New Worldliness
OCA - Office for Contemporary Art Norway (12.04. – 03.06.)
Reviewed by Stian Gabrielsen
Sille Storihle
Kunsthall Oslo (14.04. – 20.05.)
Reviewed by Nicholas Norton
Stockholm
Joanna Lombard, Lina Selander, Nikolina Ställborn, Signe Johannessen, Ylva Snöfrid
Children of the Children of the Revolution (til 19. August)
Reviewed by Frans Josef Petersson
Concrete Matters
The Museum of Modern Art (24.02. – 13.05.)
Reviewed by Oscar Svanelid
Växjö
Aaron Carter, Kate Moss, Sophie Reinhold, Sophy Naess
Summer in Sikås (19.01. – 18.03.)
Reviewed by Matthew Rana