– It is important to insist on a non-Eurocentric, post-colonial and queer-feminist position, says Carla Zaccagnini, new professor at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts.
New artistic director of Checkpoint Helsinki Paul O’Neill marks the anniversary of the October Revolution with an exhibition in a small apartment and a large congressional center.
Seeking to nuance the image of secularization in the Nordic countries, curator Nav Haq has invited actively religious artists to take part in the 8th Gothenburg biennial.
– Goethe was wrong in believing that certain colours produce specific emotions, says artist Henriette Heise, who has devised a new theory of colour.
– I don’t see how many of the works tie into alienation on the surface of it. Kunstkritikk spoke to Amah-Rose Abrams, journalist for Artnet, during the preview of the Momentum Biennial in Moss yesterday.
– 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.
The 8th Gothenburg biennial takes on one of the pressing issues of our time. Yet the disparity between its its aspiration and the result couldn’t be greater.
Inspired by science fiction, this year’s instalment of the Lofoten International Art Festival enters into a sensuous pact with the future.
– It is important to insist on a non-Eurocentric, post-colonial and queer-feminist position, says Carla Zaccagnini, new professor at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts.
Professor Derby English fights simplified politics on both sides of the political spectrum. His weapon? Art History.
Light, dance, sound, life and fog. A-form was performed on the roof of the unfinished National Museum in Oslo, blurring the borders between object and environment.
British curator Charles Esche has delved into Norwegian archives. Here he discovered a Nordic body that is both idealised and distorted.
Swedish art historian Kim West’s dissertation analyses how the 1960s vision of a ‘museum in movement’ transformed into an idea of the museum as a ‘catalyst for social change’.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art (til 19. November)
Reviewed by Sinziana Ravini
Lofoten International Art Festival 2017 – I Taste the Future
LIAF (til 1. October)
Reviewed by Stian Gabrielsen
Skulptur Projekte Münster
Skulptur Projekte Münster (til 1. October)
Reviewed by Frans Josef Petersson

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