06.12.16
– We give advice, but it’s their project, says Alexander Koch about New Patrons, an alternative model for the production of public artworks.
02.12.16
The city council of Helsinki has voted against the proposal for a Guggenheim Helsinki. The project will be remembered as a failed collaboration on cultural politics.
25.11.16
– I hope that the exhibition can signal an uncertainty about one’s own existence or the present political situation, says curator Mats Stjernstedt about the 2017 Nordic Pavilion.
28.10.16
Three books by Jussi Parikka, Terry Smith, and Geoff Cox & Jacob Lund launch a new series of publications about contemporaneity at Aarhus University.
26.10.16
– If coexistence was imaginable then, where are we now? That is the question posed by curator Nada Raza in the exhibition The Missing One, opening at OCA in Oslo today.
19.10.16
KW Institute for Contemporary Art in Berlin has a new board of directors, a new structure and an actual director. The ambition: to rank among Europe's key exhibition venues.
Democracy melts on the surface of a light-making machine. At Charlottenborg Hito Steyerl brilliantly demonstrates why: capitalism is realising the alchemists’ vision of commanding light.
05.01.17
Philosopher Georges Didi-Huberman’s exhibition at Jeu de Paume in Paris eloquently communicates the intoxication of rising up for freedom. But do we really need connoisseurs of uprisings?
– Bergen Kunsthall would ideally sit within an ecology of spaces where everybody understands their responsibilities, says Martin Clark, who has accepted another term at the helm of Bergen Kunsthall.
Kunstkritikk’s own writers and invited guests share their top picks from the art scene of 2016. Today: Pernille Albrethsen.
14.12.16
Kunstkritikk’s own writers and invited guests share their top picks from the art scene of 2016. Today: Fredrik Svensk.
13.12.16
Kunstkritikk’s own writers and invited guests share their top picks from the art scene of 2016. Today: SQ.
By SQ
09.12.16
Kunstkritikk’s own writers and invited guests share their top picks from the art scene of 2016. Today: Daisuke Kosugi.
Kunstkritikk’s own writers and invited guests share their top picks from the art scene of 2016. Today: Daniel Birnbaum.
Kunstkritikk’s own writers and invited guests share their top picks from the art scene of 2016. Today: Milena Høgsberg.
06.12.16
Johan Skoog’s exhibition about the late artist Richard Vogel emphasises working in common as a fundamental component of artistic practice.
Kunstkritikk’s own writers and invited guests share their top picks from the art scene of 2016. Today: Astrid Svangren.
02.12.16
Lina Selander’s exhibition at Göteborg’s Konsthall shows that she is an enlightenment artist. Her work is about specific ways of creating distinctions and stopping the flow of images.
30.11.16
The EMMA museum in Espoo, Finland, celebrates ten years since its inauguration with a new exhibition series about time, gaze and the imprints made by human conditions. The first edition oscillates between inertia and provocation.
25.11.16
– Now we see exactly how a mentally ill person can get into power, says Laurie Anderson, who visited Oslo last weekend to screen her film Heart of a Dog.
22.11.16
The National Museum’s presentation of Sidsel Paaske reveals the contours of a new, cultural art history. But the method prompts doubts: Can the artworks not stand their ground outside a rhetorical scenography?
REVIEWED EXHIBITIONS
Copenhagen
Hito Steyerl
Kunsthal Charlottenborg (til 19. February)
Reviewed by Ferdinand Ahm Krag
Gothenburg
Lina Selander, Oscar Mangione
Göteborgs Konsthall (til 29. January)
Reviewed by Fredrik Svensk
Oslo
Sidsel Paaske
National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo (til 26. February)
Reviewed by Jonas Ekeberg
A K Dolven, Alexandra Pirici, Claire Fontaine, Kajsa Dahlberg, Valie Export
Kunsthall Trondheim (til 26. February)
Reviewed by Stian Gabrielsen
Umeå
Perpetual Uncertainty
Bildmuseet (til 17. April)
Reviewed by Jacob Lillemose