‘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.
All articles by Andreas Breivik
‘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.
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.
– For the Sápmi, art has always been a must. Art has paved the way for political change. So says Documenta artist Máret Ánne Sara, who is supporting her brother’s legal struggle to keep his reindeer.
– I don’t see how many of the works tie into alienation on the surface of it. Kunstkritikk spoke to Amah-Rose Abrams, journalist for Artnet, during the preview of the Momentum Biennial in Moss yesterday.
– Do you realize that in this ecosystem there are no humans around? asks Pinar Yoldas, one of the artists represented at Momentum 9, which opens in Moss tomorrow.