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.

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.

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Nordic News Weekly – June 21st

The National Museum collaborates with the daughters of Norway’s wealthiest man, the Munch Museum collaborates with the regime in Saudi Arabia, and other hot topics from the Nordic art world.

Nordic News Weekly – June 14th

Gitte Ørskou becomes the director of Moderna Museet, Danish Social Democrats issue a new cultural policy, and the gallery Signal in Malmö shares art prize with other cultural initiatives.