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This year´s Skulptur Projekte Münster is invested in a socially paralyzed and market-oriented public sculpture not much different from the kind it was once inititated to counter.
Becoming a stage for the voices of the oppressed is a means for Documenta 14 to unburden itself from the weight of its own prominence.
– Do you realize that in this ecosystem there are no humans around? asks Pinar Yoldas, one of the artists represented at Momentum 9, which opens in Moss tomorrow.
Malmö is Burning at Moderna Museet Malmö shows how art, music and political activism became crucial to vitalizing the city during the 70s and 80s. Anything was possible!
At this year’s Venice Biennale, the German, Nordic and Iraqi pavilions in particular set themselves free from biennale politics and offer interesting explorations of the history of the contemporary.
The international exhibition at the 57th Venice biennial makes an important, if not entirely convincing, case for the artist’s right to sleep at work and heal the planet through dance.
At a time when democratic elections enable undemocratic policies, how can we think about resistance inside and beyond the limits of art? An interview with philosopher Howard Caygill.
Relocating Documenta 14 to the orange-scented streets of Athens is a radical gesture that will not go unnoticed. Still, the exhibition itself seems strangely bewildered.
For an exhibition that introduces a plastic medium like sculpture in its title, the ninth Norwegian Sculpture Biennial is noticeably lacking in works that invoke the haptic.
Hundreds of handwritten notes crowd the gallery in Caspar Forsberg’s exhibition at Johan Berggren Gallery, linking art and life with a perverse mix of optimism and exhaustion.
The MFA Degree show at the Academy of Fine Arts in Helsinki reflects the dystopian state of the present, as well as s more tacit will to move towards something different.
Arrested on glass vitrines at Oslo Kunstforening in the chilly manner of laboratory specimens, Camille Norment's tender baby skeletons still bubble with becoming.
OCA’s symposium Museums on Fire launched an urgent conversation about indigenous art and the colonial heritage of art institutions even if it only occasionally caught real fire.
– I have realised that technology has less to do with magic and more with a kind of eeriness, says Mark Lecky, who sees his works as a kind of exorcism. The exhibition opens in Copenhagen tomorrow.
Anna Boghiguian charts American colonialism through a poetic installation reminiscent of diary pages displayed directly onto the walls and floors at Index in Stockholm.
– When I see a spider, do I smack it?, asks Otobong Nkanga, whose exhibition at Kunsthal Aarhus shows how all negotiations with one’s surroundings are political in nature.
Malmö is Burning
Moderna Museet Malmö (til 10. September)
Reviewed by Bengt Adlers
Skulptur Projekte Münster
Skulptur Projekte Münster (til 1. October)
Reviewed by Frans Josef Petersson
The 9th Norwegian Sculpture Biennial
Vigeland-museet (til 17. September)
Reviewed by Nikita Mathias

The Venice biennale (til 26. November)
Reviewed by Jonas Ekeberg
Viva Arte Viva
57th International Art Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia (til 26. November)
Reviewed by Frans Josef Petersson