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Nordic News Weekly – May 24th

The first edition of the Oslobiennalen opens, Ai Weiwei sues Danish car company, Saskia Neuman becomes director of Market Art Fair, and other news from the Nordic art field.

It’s Up to Us Now

Ways of Seeing is theatre with a political agenda, raising awareness by looking at a protected and privileged world from a position on its margins.

Dark Inheritance

In her beautiful sci-fi noir installation at the Danish Pavilion in Venice, Larissa Sansour asks what the memory of national identity means once a tsunami has washed away everything.

The Problem of Organisation

The 58th Venice Biennale provides an image of art’s postdigital condition, where politics is consigned to the level of the individual artwork.

Nordic News Weekly – May 10th

Nordic galleries initiate a new art fair in Basel, Pussy Riot members are granted asylum in Sweden, Bergen Assembly takes a stand against far-right ideology, and other news from the Nordic art field.

Good TV

What happened to the idea of a European public sphere? Artist Andjeas Ejiksson unearths a forgotten public service channel from the 80s.

Contrived Communities

The introductory days of Bergen Assembly served as a reminder that art’s engagement with social issues does not necessarily translate into audience engagement.

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Nordic News Weekly – May 24th

The first edition of the Oslobiennalen opens, Ai Weiwei sues Danish car company, Saskia Neuman becomes director of Market Art Fair, and other news from the Nordic art field.

It’s Up to Us Now

Ways of Seeing is theatre with a political agenda, raising awareness by looking at a protected and privileged world from a position on its margins.

Dark Inheritance

In her beautiful sci-fi noir installation at the Danish Pavilion in Venice, Larissa Sansour asks what the memory of national identity means once a tsunami has washed away everything.