All articles by Jonas Ekeberg

Trouble With Politics

Bergen Assembly 2019 mainly shows political art that is densely packed with information. This creates a sense of community, but it also produces new exclusions.

Autumn Sonata – Norway

A rowing trip to Tromsø, critique of the silencing of women and a speculative approach to the concept of ‘extraction’. It is the many kunsthalles across Norway that lead the way the coming art season.

A New Art History Emerging

The National Museum’s presentation of Sidsel Paaske reveals the contours of a new, cultural art history. But the method prompts doubts: Can the artworks not stand their ground outside a rhetorical scenography?

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North of the World

The web of global entanglements and flows described by A beast, a god, and a line at Kunsthall Trondheim omits the exhibition’s immediate context.

Spring Alliances

While Danish museums celebrate record-high visitor numbers, others want to shut down the Ministry of Culture. In a way, the two are connected. Also, institutional collaborations have become the order of the day.