Sofia M. Ciel is a philosopher and an independent researcher, curator, and art critic. She holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy and works across the fields of visual culture, feminist art history, contemporary French thought, Norwegian contemporary art, and environmental humanities. She has published her articles in various art magazines (Kunstkritikk, Billedkunst, Hyperallergic, etc.). Ciel is a member of AICA Norway, IKT and The Norwegian Critics’ Association (Norsk kritikerlag). She lives in Oslo, Norway. More: sofiaciel.com.
The Niki de Saint Phalle retrospective at Henie Onstad Kunstsenter gives an overview of her extremely varied practice. But what is the message?