The first Riga International Biennial of Contemporary Art emphasizes that we live in a time of change, but steers clear of specific socio-political issues.
In his work for this year’s IHME-festival in Helsinki, Henrik Håkansson turns to the intuitive dimensions of sound in an attempt to delve into the experience of being an insect.
Sandra Mujinga’s Hoarse Globules
at Young Artists’ Society in Oslo feeds on the dissonance between the post-digital fluid self and the fixed identities of representational politics.
Don’t be fooled by its congenial traditionalism, the 10th Berlin Biennale is not looking to make the viewer comfortable.
Let the River Flow
at Office for Contemporary Art Norway culminates three years of research into Sami art. It is a skillfull display, yet haunted by decolonial paradox.
If you are made of flesh and blood, you will think about biting or sucking the objects in Torbjørn Rødland’s photographs.
Norwegian artist Siri Aurdal’s exhibition at Malmö Konsthall is an essential corrective to the male-dominated art history of late modernism in the Nordic countries.
This year’s instalment of the alternative art fair Alt_Cph manifested itself as a performance festival offering a queered blast of fresh air on the Copenhagen art scene.
The MFA Degree Show at the Academy of Fine Arts in Helsinki shows painting’s ability to address everything from the nature of different materials to the politics of migration.
French artist and musician Félicia Atkinson’s exhibition at Krets in Malmö traces a series of drifts through the troubled landscapes of the American Southwest.
What is the legacy of 1968? Children of the Children of the Revolution
gathers five Nordic artists whose parents were active in the left movement of the 60s and 70s.
The most efficient images in Sille Storihle’s short film on teenage girls with ADHD is the intimate descriptions of restless heads, hands and feet.
Latin American concrete art shows us how formal experiments, utopian ideas and social concerns can overlap in unexpected and dynamic ways.
Jordan Wolfson's work that created such bustle at the Whitney Biennial last year is on show at the Schinkel Pavillon in Berlin. But does it still work? Or is it yesterday’s news?
The 26 artists in the visually arresting New Museum Triennial 2018 in New York call out injustice but stop short of direct action.
Joachim Koester’s Bringing Something Back
at Bergen Kunsthall manifests a sensuous cinematic holism that merges everything from biology to history and neuroscience.
Olga Chernysheva’s work shown at Kohta in Helsinki conveys both maxims to live by and ephemeral encounters with minuscule events.
Per Barclay’s Oil Rooms
, on view at Kode 4 in Bergen, invites us to reflect on the unwritten histories that lurk beneath the official edifices of our culture.
It is Sami artist Britta Marakatt-Labba’s unbending faith in the power of storytelling and in the struggle against political oppression that makes her art so urgent today.
An exhibition by a group of young, international painters in the small city of Växjö engages with the bucolic setting of the Swedish countryside, fir tree, sauna and all.