All articles by Nikita Mathias

Flooded Churches

Per Barclay’s Oil Rooms, on view at Kode 4 in Bergen, invites us to reflect on the unwritten histories that lurk beneath the official edifices of our culture.

History Behind Glass

The exhibition Diorama. Inventing Illusion at Schirn Kunsthalle in Frankfurt misses the diorama’s potential as a tool to explore our digital present.

Out of Touch

For an exhibition that introduces a plastic medium like sculpture in its title, the ninth Norwegian Sculpture Biennial is noticeably lacking in works that invoke the haptic.

Sounding Death

Arrested on glass vitrines at Oslo Kunstforening in the chilly manner of laboratory specimens, Camille Norment’s tender baby skeletons still bubble with becoming.

Waltzing Objects

Endre Tveitan’s visually sparse video works at Kunstplass [10] tease objects that usually go unnoticed out on the dance floor.

The Integrator

As an art worker, my domain is the social world, says Mieke Bal, organiser of the two-day conference Modern Sensibilities that commences at the Munch Museum in Oslo today.

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.