Copenhagen is hardly overrun by international events, says Mikkel Carl, one of the organisers behind a new international art fair that includes prominent galleries.
Loopholes where new artists could be added were discovered well into the final months of planning, the curators of the Berlin Biennale reveal to Kunstkritikk.
– A group effort can show that differences can be overcome and that coexistence is possible, says Elmgreen & Dragset, the artist duo set to curate the 15th Istanbul Biennial in 2017.
– I didn’t want the first exhibition to be a clear-cut aesthetic or political statement, says Jacob Fabricius about his new programme for Kunsthal Aarhus. The exhibition Baby Doc opens tonight.
Punkt Ø has selected its curators for Momentum 9 in 2017 in co-operation with Nordic organisations IASPIS, Danish Arts Foundation, OCA, CIA and FRAME.
“We are only beginning to see the mnemonic effects of today’s massive data streams,” says Jon Rafman, who opens an exhibition at a new space in Stockholm tonight.
In this new version of the new economy, the app is just the fetish whose ideological function is to distract you from the gangmasters behind the curtain.
I am in no way poking fun of painting, says Fredrik Værslev. Today his exhibition All Around Amateur opens at Bergen Kunsthall.
Ulrik Heltoft’s art is characterised by a sophisticated approach to the medium of film. It is currently strutting its stuff at Gl. Holtegaard, full of closed-up spaces in the vast cosmic loop.
Loopholes where new artists could be added were discovered well into the final months of planning, the curators of the Berlin Biennale reveal to Kunstkritikk.
Maria Eichhorn's gesture of closing down Chisenhale Gallery in London during the exhibition is more reminiscent of organizational theory than a critique of capitalist labour.
Cally Spooner’s first solo exhibition in New York addresses one of today’s most exhausting phenomena: the instrumentalisation of affect. #feelingblessed
The exhibition Nervous Systems at Haus der Kulturen der Welt paints an exhausting picture of the world as a bio-technological network you can never log off from.
Minia Biabiany’s exhibition at Signal in Malmö deals with the will to forget colonial history. Its starting point is Guadeloupe’s time as a Swedish colony, 1813–1814.
Yngve Holen and his team during their preparations for the exhibition Verticalseat at Kunsthalle Basel. Photo: Andrea Gjestvang.
Bouchra Khalili’s exhibition at Färgfabriken in Stockholm shows the undocumented migrant as a subject with political agency. 
Held against the backdrop of urban development in east Oslo, the seminar about Prosjekt i Gamlebyen from 1994 was an excellent example of history writing in action.
The group exhibition Varulv! at Overgaden in Copenhagen shapeshifts its way through contemporary political spin. Language is God and art dances on the peripheries like elusive ghosts.
New initiatives from artists and curators have invigorated the art scene in Stavanger.
The geometric paintings in Sveinung Unneland’s Neokompresjoner at Kristiansand Kunsthall take a more pessimistic outlook than their modernist predecessors.
Stephen Willats’s exhibition at Index in Stockholm is based on ideas about participation and the local, which appear as the very model for an art demanded by the establishment.
Nervous Systems – Quantified Life and the Social Question
Haus der Kulturen der Welt (11.03. – 09.05.)
Reviewed by Simen Joachim Helsvig
Overgaden – Institute of Contemporary Art (til 29. May)
Reviewed by Mathias Kryger
Lina Viste Grønli
Christian Andersen (22.01. – 12.03.)
Reviewed by Mathias Kryger
Going Public
Toves (15.01. – 13.02.)
Reviewed by Mathias Kryger
Astrid Svangren
Tranen (20.02. – 17.04.)
Reviewed by Maria Kjær Themsen
Ulrik Heltoft
Gl. Holtegaard (til 3. July)
Reviewed by Mathias Kryger
Eye Attack – Op Art and kinetic art 1950–1970
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art (til 5. June)
Reviewed by Ferdinand Ahm Krag
Sveinung Rudfjord Unneland
Kristiansand Kunsthall (17.03. – 01.05.)
Reviewed by Erlend Hammer
Maria Eichhorn
Chisenhale Gallery (til 29. May)
Reviewed by Josefine Wikström
Minia Biabiany
Signal (til 19. June)
Reviewed by Hans Carlsson
Heimo Zobernig
Malmö Konsthall (31.01. – 01.05.)
Reviewed by Matthew Rana
New York
Cally Spooner
New Museum (til 19. June)
Reviewed by Janus Høm
Matias Faldbakken
Paula Cooper Gallery (18.02. – 19.03.)
Reviewed by Simen Joachim Helsvig
Henrik Olesen
Galerie Buchholz, Reena Spaulings Fine Art (24.01. – 28.02.)
Reviewed by Niels Henriksen
Matthew Barney
Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Cinemateket (26.02. – 15.05.)
Reviewed by Maria Moseng
Stephen Willats
Index (til 29. May)
Reviewed by Lars-Erik Hjertström Lappalainen
Bouchra Khalili
Färgfabriken (til 19. June)
Reviewed by Martin Grennberger
Stephan Dillemuth
Konsthall C (11.02. – 27.03.)
Reviewed by Stefanie Hessler