EXHIBITIONS: William Blake, the visionary poet-painter, seems to be more advanced than ever. In London opens a large exhibition of his works at Tate Britain 11. September, in Norway, his graphic series inspired by Job's book will be on display at Haugar as part of the exhibition "Metaphysics".
TRAVEL-ESSAY: Since 2017, my partner Edy Poppy and I have developed an art project, The Personal Meeting with World Politics. We have passed a law against structural violence, which criminalizes the maintenance or profiteering of violent structures. We sued ourselves for breaking our own law. Now it was time for a holiday and we booked a trip to Bulgaria. But we discovered that you can't vacation from the law
arbejder:Half a century ago, the first Filipino workers traveled across the globe to work at factories and hotels in Denmark and Norway, among others. Their journey provides insight into a global labor market in motion.
PROPHET: The Polish historian, author and Solidarity man Karol Modzelewski was written off as a hopeless romantic in his protests against welfare cuts and the privatization of the industry. As we see the evolution of political change in recent years, his warnings seem prophetic.
Nuclear disaster: As a major docu-fiction, the Chernobyl miniseries is now on HBO. The series reveals that the Soviet authorities were on a misunderstood line of reassurance. But the same thing happened in Norway.
PROHIBITION: The world's largest Buddhist peace movement supports the initiative to ban the development and use of autonomous weapons and proposes to establish a group of friends for the ban on nuclear weapons.