All articles by Maria Moseng

Shit Alchemy

Matthew Barney’s rebirth ritual at the Astrup Fearnley Museum makes fertile detours from the cult of his own person.

A Lifestyle Encyclopaedia

In spite of some gentle institution-critical kicks, Elmgreen & Dragset seem perfectly at home in Astrup Fearnley’s homoerotic and readymade-fetishised universe.

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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?

States of Undress

Presented at Kunstnerforbundet in Oslo, Marthe Ramm Fortun’s obstacle course through the city teases out the prejudices that govern public behaviour.