– Catastrophe is a recurring figure in Greek history, says Angela Melitopoulos, the artist behind the solo exhibition opening tonight at Kunsthal Charlottenborg in Copenhagen.
Art historian Mathias Danbolt believes that it is necessary to take a new look at Nordic art history from a decolonial point of view.
– It was quite an eye-opener to meet people from a completely different system, says gallerist Nicolai Wallner about his first encounter with art.
– Creating spaces for exchange outside of normal structures is incredibly important, says Nicholas Jones, director of Praksis. The residency programme has become an important part of Oslo’s art scene.
As Director of Bergen Kunsthall, Axel Wieder intends to help art pay its dues to society.
Woke solo shows and speculative thematic exhibitions characterize the autumn season. Also, one of the region’s oldest biennials is reawakened and rejuvenated.
On September 1st, Stina Högkvist took over as head of the Norwegian National Museum’s entire staff of art professionals. She will no longer be curating, but remains obsessed with art.
– The art world has lost its bearings and forgotten that it’s all about art, says David Risley, who is now closing his Copenhagen gallery after 20 years in the business.
– I really love Copenhagen, but it’s so in, in fashion, so I thought I had to shout ”out”, says Judith Hopf. OUT opens at Statens Museum for Kunst tonight.
From Felt and Palmera via Slakt and Watch to Aldea – Bergen’s art scene is ripe with initiatives, but there is really no way to tell what an artist-run gallery really is or should be.
Authors Alberto Toscano and Jeff Kinkle recently visited Stockholm to discuss their book Cartographies of the Absolute in relation to the contemporary, so-called post-truth condition.