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29.06.18
The first Riga International Biennial of Contemporary Art emphasizes that we live in a time of change, but steers clear of specific socio-political issues.
20.06.18
Don’t be fooled by its congenial traditionalism, the 10th Berlin Biennale is not looking to make the viewer comfortable.
25.06.18
Sandra Mujinga’s Hoarse Globules at Young Artists’ Society in Oslo feeds on the dissonance between the post-digital fluid self and the fixed identities of representational politics.
28.06.18
In his work for this year’s IHME-festival in Helsinki, Henrik Håkansson turns to the intuitive dimensions of sound in an attempt to delve into the experience of being an insect.
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.
14.06.18
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The true story about Kunstkritikk’s attempt at interviewing the curators of We Don’t Need Another Hero, the 10th Berlin Biennale.
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.
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.
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.
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
REVIEWED EXHIBITIONS
Berlin
We Don’t Need Another Hero
The Berlin Biennale (til 9. September)
Reviewed by Anthea Buys
Malmö
Siri Aurdal
Malmö Konsthall (til 26. August)
Reviewed by Kim West
Oslo
Sandra Mujinga
Kunstnernes Hus, UKS - Unge Kunstneres Samfund (til 26. August)
Reviewed by Simen Joachim Helsvig
Riga
Everything Was Forever, Until It Was No More
Riga International Biennial of Contemporary Art (til 28. October)
Reviewed by Jacquelyn Davis