When Katya García-Antón first launched OCA’s focus on Sami art, many rejected the initiative as ‘exotic’. Today it is widely supported, and she gave an opening lecture at Arts Council Norway’s annual conference.
A new exhibition wants to convince the citizens of Malmö to support the decision to build a new Malmö Art Museum.
– It is important to insist on a non-Eurocentric, post-colonial and queer-feminist position, says Carla Zaccagnini, new professor at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts.
New artistic director of Checkpoint Helsinki Paul O’Neill marks the anniversary of the October Revolution with an exhibition in a small apartment and a large congressional center.
Seeking to nuance the image of secularization in the Nordic countries, curator Nav Haq has invited actively religious artists to take part in the 8th Gothenburg biennial.
– Goethe was wrong in believing that certain colours produce specific emotions, says artist Henriette Heise, who has devised a new theory of colour.
– I don’t see how many of the works tie into alienation on the surface of it. Kunstkritikk
spoke to Amah-Rose Abrams, journalist for Artnet
, during the preview of the Momentum Biennial in Moss yesterday.
– Do you realize that in this ecosystem there are no humans around? asks Pinar Yoldas, one of the artists represented at Momentum 9, which opens in Moss tomorrow.
A recent performance in Helsinki by artist Theaster Gates resulted in a new and unexpected perspective on the city.
Amidst cries of “crisis tourism”, Documenta 14 aims to unleash the giant exhibition’s political potential as it takes over public arenas in Athens and Kassel.
As an art worker, my domain is the social world, says Mieke Bal, organiser of the two-day conference Modern Sensibilities
that commences at the Munch Museum in Oslo today.
Stine Hebert, former rector of the Funen Art Academy in Denmark, has been appointed dean at the Oslo Academy of Fine Art.
Behind the decision to build a Hilma af Klint-museum there is a long-standing conflict between the artist’s living relatives and the anthroposophical movement in Sweden.
Is the virtual synonymous with the digital? Myths of the Marble
at Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, argues otherwise. Kunstkritikk
spoke with the curators before tonight’s opening.
48 hours with teargas, helicopters, Bikers For Trump and the birth of a new kind of popular resistance.
Kunsthal Aarhus cancels the private view of its new Thomas Hirschhorn and Cécile B. Evans shows, remaining closed on 20 January as part of the international #J20 art strike.
– We give advice, but it’s their
project, says Alexander Koch about New Patrons, an alternative model for the production of public artworks.
The city council of Helsinki has voted against the proposal for a Guggenheim Helsinki. The project will be remembered as a failed collaboration on cultural politics.
– I hope that the exhibition can signal an uncertainty about one’s own existence or the present political situation, says curator Mats Stjernstedt about the 2017 Nordic Pavilion.
Three books by Jussi Parikka, Terry Smith, and Geoff Cox & Jacob Lund launch a new series of publications about contemporaneity at Aarhus University.