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Marianne Solberg

Solberg is a new critic in Ny Tid.

To answer the riddle no one has asked you to solve

Guttorm Nordø: TEXT! Art and such 1981-2020
ARTIST: Guttorm Nordø talks about the immediate as the only guideline for his art. One of the finest, most risk-taking and wittiest art books of 2021?

Everything is the fault of others

Matt Taibbi: Hate Inc. – Why Today's Media Makes us Despise One Another
MASS MEDIA: Where the advertisement gave a feeling of well-being, desire and pleasure, the new media consumption gives the feeling of paranoia, anger and mistrust. Hate seller. Also on Capitol Hill.

When is it okay to lie, and why?

Lars Fr. H. Svendsen: The philosophy of lies
LIE: There are no limits to how many lies leaders can tell the people as long as the lies are useful to the state, and other lie perspectives from the philosophy of the new book.

Dreams of freedom and irresponsibility

Polly Samson: A Theater for Dreamers
HYDRA: Axel Jensen, Marianne Ihlen and Leonard Cohen in a new perspective. Polly Sampson's new book is a feminist correction of mythologized authors.

Y-block in infinity light

ARCHITECTURE: The State Department building, the Y-block, is reputed to be the ugliest building in Oslo. It has been hated for its brutalist aesthetics. But how much do we, or the state itself, really know about the construction and thinking behind the Y-block?

The pain, the uncertainty and the forgetfulness

Y-Block: The perspective of the Y-block's symbolic value has changed in the time since the demolition decision, without it becoming apparent to central politicians.

Superficiality is the new dialogue

Kjetil Røed: Working Through the Past
CONCEPT ART: A concept-oriented micro-art historical work that overestimates the value of art

Dingseveldet – the dupe dites in the online stores

Joss Hands: The Gadgets Consciousness. Collective Thought, Will and Action in the Age of Social Media
Multiplicity: Can a thing materialism rebuild a collective idea of ​​society?

A wobbly kitten

Kjetil Røed: The art and life: a manual
ABOUT ART: A remarkable instruction manual for the critical moments of art and life.