All articles by Jon-Ove Steihaug

The buzz in Kabelvåg

This year’s LIAF (Lofoten International Art Festival) is emphasizing local roots and narrative, but the curatorial elbow room is restricted by overly limited resources.

Catastrophic Modernity

– I think that Picasso with Guernica began to realize that what he could show us is a proximity that is at the same time foreign and horrifying, art historian T.J. Clark says in this interview.

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.