Interview
– Creating spaces for exchange outside of normal structures is incredibly important, says Nicholas Jones, director of Praksis. The residency programme has become an important part of Oslo’s art scene.
By Mariann Enge
Interview
As Director of Bergen Kunsthall, Axel Wieder intends to help art pay its dues to society.
By Anthea Buys
Article
14.09.18
Woke solo shows and speculative thematic exhibitions characterize the autumn season. Also, one of the region’s oldest biennials is reawakened and rejuvenated.
By the editors
Interview
On September 1st, Stina Högkvist took over as head of the Norwegian National Museum’s entire staff of art professionals. She will no longer be curating, but remains obsessed with art.
By Andreas Breivik
Interview
 – 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.
By Louise Steiwer
Interview
– 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.
By Henrik Plenge Jakobsen
Report
20.04.18
From Felt and Palmera via Slakt and Watch to Aldea – Bergen’s art scene is ripe with initiatives, but there is really no way to tell what an artist-run gallery really is or should be.
By Anthea Buys
Interview
Authors Alberto Toscano and Jeff Kinkle recently visited Stockholm to discuss their book Cartographies of the Absolute in relation to the contemporary, so-called post-truth condition.
By Karl Lydén
Interview
– Planetary thinking is feminist thinking, state the curators behind Laboratory for Aesthetics and Ecology as they publish a book about hydrofeminism.
By Maria Bordorff
Interview
– I don’t know if I really believe in public art as such, says Dan Graham, who is also not too fond of institutional critique, but loves astrology. His Copenhagen show opens tonight.
By Maria Bordorff
Article
05.01.18
The most compelling work in Vassil Simittchiev’s exhibition at Lund’s konsthall reinstates the everyday as a site of aesthetic experience and transport.
By Matthew Rana
Report
03.01.18
The seminar Humans of the Institution in Amsterdam was a rare space of reflection for freelance curators working across the globe.
By Ina Hagen
Report
28.11.17
Kunstkritikk’s stay in Nuuk turned out to be a transformative crash course in Greenland’s situation, history and culture.
By Mariann Enge
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
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