All articles by Matthew Rana

Shitty Feelings

From instagram fame to art world success. Norwegian Trude Viken’s show at Belenius in Stockholm returns us to a realm of childhood attachments.

In the Wait

Tarik Kiswanson’s gravity-defying sculptures imbue the brutalist interior of Bonniers Konsthall with tension – and a non-identitarian politics.

Hate the Game

Revisiting the strategic essentialisms of the 1990s, Salad Hilowle’s complacent debut at Cecilia Hillström hints at the bankruptcy of Sweden’s cultural economy.

Dance Revolution?

In their first major presentation in Sweden, the Swiss duo Pauline Boudry & Renate Lorenz ask whether clubbing can inspire a progressive political movement.

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Ersatz Grief

Taryn Simon has filled Cisternerne with the beautiful voices of twenty professional lamenters, but the magnificent sadness does not really hit home.