18.11.16
If Trump heralds a new world order, the critical models of contemporary art must also be reinvented. We need a communist poetics, a poetic principle for the political struggle.
By Frans Josef Petersson
03.11.16
The Museum of Modern Art in New York’s exhibition history, now available online, is an invaluable resource for the reading of curatorial practice, but we are being presented with a polished story.
By Natalie Hope O’Donnell
12.10.16
In Helsinki, discussions about Alice Neel, Niki de St Phalle, Yayoi Kusama and Mona Hatoum emphasize clichéd female attributes. A counter strategy is to read them through classic feminist theory.
By Maria Hirvi-Ijäs
26.09.16
Ibrahim Mahama's work at Charlottenborg illustrates the difficulties of addressing globalisation through a warmed-over modernist vocabulary of forms
By Kristoffer Ørum
16.09.16
While Pokémon Go conquered the streets of the world this summer, the Berlin Biennial struggled with the friction between 2D performance and 3D actuality until Rihanna dropped by.
By Rhea Dall
29.06.16
Eivind Furnesvik shares some of his thoughts after having run the gallery Standard (Oslo) for a decade. The story is a study in obstinacy at its most fertile.
By Erlend Hammer
06.06.16
Sublime depictions of boundless masses of refugees dominate the media. But artistic responses to the political migration crisis can be more than just an aesthetic breather – they can also take part in the fight for the right to breathe.
By Mathias Danbolt
27.05.16
In this new version of the new economy, the app is just the fetish whose ideological function is to distract you from the gangmasters behind the curtain.
By Will Bradley
27.04.16
Held against the backdrop of urban development in east Oslo, the seminar about Prosjekt i Gamlebyen from 1994 was an excellent example of history writing in action.
By Simen Joachim Helsvig
08.04.16
If you really want to fail as an artist, it is enough to fail once if you do it properly.
By Vibeke Tandberg
06.04.16
Art criticism has mainly focused on art shown in galleries and museums. It is time that it began engaging with public art, too.
By Jonas Ekeberg
03.02.16
The conflict surrounding Lund’s Konsthall is self-fueling and never-ending.
By Anders Kreuger
13.10.15
NOK 1 million for art criticism and NOK 5.5 million for art exhibition venues: the amounts may be small, but gentle winds are blowing in Norway’s right-wing cultural policymaking.
By Jonas Ekeberg
13.10.15
Artscape Nordland gets the Arts Council Norway honorary award, but what the project really needs is the critical discussion that has been lacking for the last 25 years.
By Jonas Ekeberg
21.09.15
When people move, the world moves. These movements are clearly apparent in art. Twentieth century art history is also a story about migration.
By Pernille Albrethsen
18.09.15
Angela Davis’ visit at the Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm last week generated harsh criticism, but it is worth recalling what Davis actually talked about in her lecture.
By Karl Lydén
15.09.15
The legacy of activism is clearly evident on the Norwegian art scene this autumn. The most important exhibition takes place in Lofoten, where the curators ask if it is too late to change the world.
By Jonas Ekeberg
07.09.15
This autumn season, the Danish art scene offers a Nordic art fair and a mega-exhibition involving Copenhagen’s five art centres. One exhibition is entirely hors catégorie.
By Pernille Albrethsen
24.08.15
Who invented cyberspace? More than a decade before William Gibson defined the concept as a digital hallucination, two Danish artists formulated a vision about cyberspace without the use of computers.
By Jacob Lillemose and Mathias Kryger
18.03.15
Before Post-Internet Art there was Internet Art. It is time to consider the links between the two.
By Jacob Lillemose
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