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.

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.