All articles by Halvor Haugen

A Farewell to Canons

The Office for Contemporary Art Norway invites us to step away from the Western canon. A radical multi-voicedness awaits on the other side. But how does this affect the tradition of canon criticism?

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Enduring Frames

Daisuke Kosugi’s poignant portrait of human illness at Fotogalleriet in Oslo invites reflections on present-day obsessions with physical self-maintenance.

Lions in the Arctic

This year’s instalment of the Nuuk Nordic Culture Festival opened with a call to think outside of the national frameworks that have organised history writing in the Nordic countries.