The most important artists of the 2010’s were the ones who helped us to navigate through private and social neuroses, perversions, and psychoses.
The women’s movement in Scandinavia would benefit from adopting more confrontational methods of protest and resistance.
In the 2010s, artists abandoned the present in favour of the past, the future, and other, larger temporalities. Art is no longer contemporary, but extemporary.
Internationalisation undermined the existence of a Nordic art scene, while a new image of the region tainted by colonial history gained attention in the globalised art world of the 2010s.
In the 2010s, Norwegian cultural politics began the deliberate disassembly of a functioning system under the pretence of having something to replace it with.
During the 2010s it has become apparent that the fascination of the archive can not be separated from the ideology of the digital data base.
All pop songs are both home and away, love and pain, yours and no one’s. Does music deceive us? Are we too naive in our approach? Or is the most beautiful thing about pop music actually the treason itself?
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