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.

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.

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The Dog and Its Vomit

The world becomes so depressingly flat when there’s no difference between a face and a selfie. But how do we keep reality from being swallowed by its image, and art from being swallowed by reality?