Report
18.09.17
Professor Derby English fights simplified politics on both sides of the political spectrum. His weapon? Art History.
By Nikita Mathias
Interview
British curator Charles Esche has delved into Norwegian archives. Here he discovered a Nordic body that is both idealised and distorted.
By Stian Gabrielsen
Report
03.05.17
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.
By Simen Joachim Helsvig
Interview
– 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.
By Janus Høm
Interview
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.
By Josefine Wikström
Interview
– 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.
By Louise Steiwer
Interview
Prior to the opening of Welcome Too Late, curator Toke Lykkeberg explains why Claude Monet is a painter of exponential growth and advices artists on how to keep up with this speedy world.
By Andreas Schlaegel
Interview
– 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.
By Pedro Gómez-Egaña
Best of 2016
Kunstkritikk’s own writers and invited guests share their top picks from the art scene of 2016. Today: Daniel Birnbaum.
By Daniel Birnbaum
Best of 2016
Kunstkritikk’s own writers and invited guests share their top picks from the art scene of 2016. Today: Pernille Albrethsen.
By Pernille Albrethsen
Best of 2016
Kunstkritikk’s own writers and invited guests share their top picks from the art scene of 2016. Today: Milena Høgsberg.
By Milena Høgsberg
Best of 2016
Kunstkritikk’s own writers and invited guests share their top picks from the art scene of 2016. Today: Fredrik Svensk.
By Fredrik Svensk
Best of 2016
Kunstkritikk’s own writers and invited guests share their top picks from the art scene of 2016. Today: SQ.
By SQ
Best of 2016
Kunstkritikk’s own writers and invited guests share their top picks from the art scene of 2016. Today: Daisuke Kosugi.
By Daisuke Kosugi
Best of 2016
Kunstkritikk’s own writers and invited guests share their top picks from the art scene of 2016. Today: Astrid Svangren.
By Astrid Svangren
Interview
– 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.
By Kristian Skylstad
Interview
Our memories are not independent of the media that preserve these memories, says Aleksander Provan, writer and editor of the web journal and publishing house Triple Canopy.
By Andreas Ervik
Interview
– Computers are not as exact as people think. They make the models a bit crazy, which I like, says German sculptor Thomas Schütte, whose retrospective at Moderna Museet opens to the public tomorrow.
By Robert Stasinski
Reply
29.09.16
Kristoffer Ørum wants less Eurocentrism at institutions while himself delivering a very Eurocentric analysis of Ibrahim Mahama’s art. The curators respond to Ørum’s critique.
By Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung, Lotte Løvholm and Solvej Helweg Ovesen
Interview
– I think that so many of our contemporary aesthetic categories reflect the fact that we don’t really know how we feel about things, says Sianne Ngai, this year’s Forart lecturer.
By Simen Joachim Helsvig
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