– CIMAM needs a board of directors that actively opposes censorship, says the director of Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Tone Hansen. Three of the forum’s board members have resigned in protest against the president Bartomeu Marí.
– There is a specter of populism haunting the political field today, says director of Kunsthalle Wien, Nicolaus Schafhausen, prior to the opening of the exhibition Political Populism.
– I think that artists more than anyone have a stake in migration issues, says curator Nicole Smythe-Johnson ahead of her lecture at the Academy of Fine Art in Oslo.
Jacob Fabricius named Artistic Director of Kunsthal Aarhus.
– My proposal advocates tapping into the ability of art to tell us about the future, says Maria Lind who will be curating the 11th Gwangju Biennial in South Korea next year.
Diana Baldon ends her directorship at Malmö Konsthall. She takes pride in the programme realised during her brief time in the director’s chair.
Tom Eccles visited Oslo recently and reflected on his time with the Public Art Fund and CCS Bard in a public lecture. – One has to adapt while staying critical, he states in this interview.
The retrospective format is feared by most artists, but not by Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster: her retrospective in Paris deals fearlessly with past and future alike.
Chto Delat captures political apathy at Gävle Konstcentrum, but the works need a more speculative form to better approach the disjointed subject they postulate.
– CIMAM needs a board of directors that actively opposes censorship, says the director of Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Tone Hansen. Three of the forum’s board members have resigned in protest against the president Bartomeu Marí.
Vibeke Tandberg’s exhibition Infinite Signature at OSL Contemporary reaffirms the artist’s tremendous will to self-destruct, but is she truly ready to let go?
Mikkel Carl’s exhibition at Annaelle Gallery in Stockholm includes a masked wall and marble objects made out of felt, involving the viewer in a Janus-faced game of differences.
Rotting zombies dripping with sweat-like glazes and sporadically stuck-on hair dominate Rolf Nowotny’s brutally repulsive exhibition at Tranen in Hellerup.
– Even when we are forced to move, we are free to wander, says Nisrine Boukhari, whose exhibition at Bildmuseet in Umeå opens on Sunday.
– Art needs to be a bit stupid to be good, says Martin Creed to Kunstkritikk. On Saturday he opens a new exhibition at the Peder Lund gallery in Oslo.
Jennifer Chan’s exhibition at Galleri CC in Malmö juxtaposes videos and web chats with objects made from perishable materials. The theme is affinity, on- and off-line.
Through her work with the organisation W.A.G.E., Lise Soskolne is attempting to change the working conditions for American artists. In Oslo she exhibits her own paintings for the first time in 14 years.
In view of the radical distribution plans, The Word’s Head project at the Oslo Pilot project space demonstrates a surprisingly conservative view of poetry.
– I use lower case letters because they are beautiful and anti-hierarchic, says Jean-Michel Wicker, who opens the solo exhibition futurbella in Bergen Kunsthall tomorrow.
Just how much is the rise of the network affecting our daily lives? Co-Workers in Paris gives us a speculative glimpse of our future as seen from the present.
Olafur Eliasson’s exhibition at Moderna Museet is a model for a society of control where we are all allowed to have fantastic sensory experiences.
Tiril Hasselknippe
Bianca D’Alessandro (21.09. – 31.10.)
Reviewed by Andreas Schlaegel
Den Frie Udstillingsbygning, Kunstforeningen Gl. Strand, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Nikolaj Kunsthal, Overgaden – Institute of Contemporary Art (29.08. – 25.09.)
Reviewed by Pernille Albrethsen
Chto Delat
Gävle konstcentrum (til 24. January)
Reviewed by Josefine Wikström
Rolf Nowotny
Tranen (til 13. December)
Reviewed by Maria Kjær Themsen
Jennifer Chan
Galleri C:C (til 29. November)
Reviewed by Christine Antaya
The Word's Head
Oslo Pilot (til 5. December)
Reviewed by Stian Gabrielsen
Vibeke Tandberg
OSL Contemporary (til 19. December)
Reviewed by Stian Gabrielsen
Co-Workers. Network as Artist

Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris (til 31. January)
Reviewed by Pieter Vermeulen
Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster
Centre Pompidou (23.09. – 01.02.)
Reviewed by Pernille Albrethsen
Mikkel Carl
Annaellegallery (til 6. December)
Reviewed by Stefanie Hessler
Olafur Eliasson
The Museum of Modern Art (til 17. January)
Reviewed by Jonas Ekeberg