16.11.18
ARoS Art Museum under fire for not paying artists, anti-fascist conference at the Luleå Biennial, and other news from the Nordic art field this week.
By Simen Joachim Helsvig
09.11.18
Abuse at the Royal Danish Academy of Art, artists’ studios at the National Gallery in Oslo, a reopening of Magasin III in Stockholm, and more.
By Simen Joachim Helsvig
02.11.18
– Being a little tired is conducive to sensing your surroundings, says Apichaya Wanthiang. Her exhibition at UKS (Young Artists’ Society) is open only at night.
By Stian Gabrielsen
30.10.18
The soon-to-be former director of Malmö Art Museum stresses the importance of continuity for the small konsthall in Tensta, which celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2018.
By Christine Antaya
01.10.18
Artist Kirsten Langkilde will be the new rector of the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen
By Pernille Albrethsen
19.09.18
The Danish Arts Foundation has selected Danish-Palestinian artist Larissa Sansour to represent Denmark at the 2019 Venice Biennale.
By Pernille Albrethsen
14.09.18
Climate change and the co-existence of species are the main themes when Ane Graff, Ingela Ihrman and artist duo nabbteeri take over the Nordic pavilion in Venice 2019.
By Simen Joachim Helsvig
07.09.18
Having first fired warning shots against protesters, military police in Rio de Janeiro suddenly changed their tack and let the grieving crowds into the ruins of the National Museum.
By Ina Hagen
13.04.18
– Let’s try to feel the exhibition. Then we might be able to see history from a different angle, says Marti Manen, who will curate the 10th Momentum biennial.
By Simen Joachim Helsvig
06.04.18
Even if the I am Queen Mary monument in Copenhagen is only installed temporarily for now, the monument has already memorialized a time in history that Denmark has been trying to forget.
By Yvette Brackman
23.02.18
– They will have to buy him out somehow, says contributing editor Daniel Birnbaum following the recent events surrounding the magazine’s co-owner, accused of sexual harassment.
By Robert Stasinski
12.02.18
The poster exhibition Between the Lines at the Oslo Academy of Fine Art fights misuse of power in the art world. Also, a Facebook group urges the Norwegian art scene to share its #metoo stories.
By Ina Hagen
23.01.18
Public art is on the rise in the Nordic art scene, as Helsinki follows Oslo in starting a new biennial.
By Maria Hirvi-Ijäs
19.01.18
Chairman David Neuman is diplomatic as to whether Magasin III Jaffa, which opens tomorrow, will have a programme that is critical of the political developments in Israel.
By Karl Lydén
19.01.18
Artistic director of Checkpoint Helsinki, Paul O’Neill, relaunched the organisation as a curatorial agency with plans to commission longer-term and durational projects.
By Riikka Stewen
10.01.18
There are substantial differences between the Scandinavian countries when it comes to state funding of art. Denmark already provides the least funding, and now the nation faces new cuts.
By Simen Joachim Helsvig
21.12.17
What is a valid reason for a museum to cancel an exhibition? Last Thursday, a panel at Oslo Kunsthandel debated a recent censoring of artist Ole Jørgen Ness.
By Nikita Mathias
21.12.17
1625 Swedish art professionals and students signed a statement denouncing sexual assault and harassment. How can institutions guarantee a safe working environment?
By Frida Sandström
14.12.17
Britta Marakatt-Labba delivered the first ever lecture held in Sami at the Office for Contemporary Art Norway. It was simultaneously a painful and fascinating experience.
By Nikita Mathias
13.12.17
– For the Sápmi, art has always been a must. Art has paved the way for political change. So says Documenta artist Máret Ánne Sara, who is supporting her brother’s legal struggle to keep his reindeer.
By Andreas Breivik
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