Artist Germain Ngoma on why almost none of his work from the last twenty-five years has been shown in public, and his unremitting obsession with styrofoam.
All articles by Andreas Breivik
Artists Máret Ánne Sara, Anders Sunna and Pauliina Feodoroff will represent Sápmi at the 2022 Venice Biennale.
Steffen Håndlykken, chair of the board of Young Artists’ Society, believes that the three hundred temporary grants to be awarded in 2021 should become a permanent scheme.
The Oslo Biennial was going to invigorate the local art scene and pioneer new curatorial methods. Now, it’s being brought to an end two years ahead of schedule. What went wrong?
The Oslo City Department of Culture has decided to end the first instalment of the city’s biennial two years earlier than planned, due in part to financial overspending.
‘I am concerned with the complexities of human existence and with breaking down polarised opposition’, says this year’s Festival Exhibitor at Bergen Kunsthall, Joar Nango.
‘Being an editor requires an internal drive. It’s about working for something that’s bigger than yourself’, says Mariann Enge. She is Kunstkritikk’s new editor-in-chief.
‘Our job is to provide the artists with the best possible framework’, says Solveig Øvstebø. This spring, she takes over as director of the Astrup Fearnley Museum in Oslo.
The director of the National Museum of Norway, Karin Hindsbo, wants to use the museum’s increased acquisitions budget to enhance diversity in its collections.
‘The state has gotten permission to exercise complete discretion in any planning case, and that’s scary’, says Gisle Løkken, president of the National Association of Norwegian Architects.
In his day, Erling Viksjø, architect of the Oslo Government District, was called a “bulldozer” and an “enemy of culture.” Today, his own legacy is facing demolition.
Mariann Enge takes over as acting editor of Kunstkritikk.