All articles by Benedikte Rønsen

From Ghossein’s archive

Sound recordings his parents sent each other across 15 years of civil war and political instability are the basis of the installation by Lebanese artist Ahmad Ghossein at Kunsthall Oslo.

Big politics on a small scale

As students from Oslo National Academy of the Arts and the International Academy of Art Palestine show works at the project space Holodeck curator Ragna Bley wants to focus on the personal gains of cultural exchange.

Recently published

Nordic News Weekly – May 24th

The first edition of the Oslobiennalen opens, Ai Weiwei sues Danish car company, Saskia Neuman becomes director of Market Art Fair, and other news from the Nordic art field.

It’s Up to Us Now

Ways of Seeing is theatre with a political agenda, raising awareness by looking at a protected and privileged world from a position on its margins.

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.