All articles by Kristian Skylstad

Pandora’s Box

– Now we see exactly how a mentally ill person can get into power, says Laurie Anderson, who visited Oslo last weekend to screen her film Heart of a Dog.

Eye of the Wind

– We need to pause and read the wind, says Camille Norment, who represents Norway with a site-specific, sculptural and sonic installation in the Nordic Pavilion in Venice.

The Stranger

– My ideal conversation partner in art is a stranger, says Bjarne Melgaard, who is currently exhibiting his art alongside that of Edvard Munch at the Munch Museum.

Another Monument

Thomas Hirschhorn is a rebel, an academic, a commercial artist, and an activist. Visiting Oslo last Thursday he talked to Kunstkritikk about everything from his monuments to love.

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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.