All articles by Geir Haraldseth

Our Friendship Is Most Important

The artspace M/L, founded and run by Marie Karlberg and Lena Henke, organize one of the many independent exhibitions taking place in Venice during the biennial. We met them for a glass of Aperol Spritz.

Fragments of an oeuvre

Chaos still reigns when Dortmund Bodega reopens in a new space with the exhibition Simen Dyrhaug 1979-2008 Collected works. This time around the artist is also cultivated as a figure.

Strategic mumbling

NoPlace again replaced “young and alternative” with a more established artist, this time Vibeke Tandberg, who showed new works and launched a new book in the exhibition Mumbles.

Art as hostage of history

In the exhibition September 11 at MoMA PS1 in New York historical artworks are trapped in a game diminishing them to substitutes for the dramatic events that took place ten years ago.

Ten questions: Carlos Motta

This week Carlos Motta will launch his project «We Who Feel Differently» with panel discussions in Bergen and Oslo. He talked to Kunstkritikk about art as fantasy and freedom.

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Harald the Hero

The father of modern curating, Harald Szeeman, is memorialised at Castello di Rivoli in Turin with a lavish presentation of obsessive archiving and a hint of kitsch.

Nordic News Weekly – March 15th

Debates on cultural politics in Denmark and Sweden, a five-year programme of art in public space in Oslo, and three Nordic artists represented in the Venice Biennial main exhibition.