The 58th Venice Biennale opened on 11 May and lasts until 24 November. Here are Kunstkritikk’s reviews and other articles relating to this year’s event.

Spiky Seating

In the Nordic Pavilion in Venice, insects, green growths in glass containers, and clusters of seaweed all thrive. Whether it is inhabitable to us humans is less certain.

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.

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A Farewell to Canons

The Office for Contemporary Art Norway invites us to step away from the Western canon. A radical multi-voicedness awaits on the other side. But how does this affect the tradition of canon criticism?

States of Undress

Presented at Kunstnerforbundet in Oslo, Marthe Ramm Fortun’s obstacle course through the city teases out the prejudices that govern public behaviour.