A desire for materiality
PHOTOGRAPH: Can a photo hit us? Or can it show limitations imposed on the individual by familial and societal expectations?
The explosive power of the snapshot
ABOUT THE PHOTO BOOK: An intense and multifaceted conversation in several layers about the photo book, which with its contextual premise heightens the snapshot.
No one to bring your charge against, for your mistakes, your insensitivity and stupidity
KROPSTEATER: Wearing black suit, black mask, black gloves, half human, half insect, clattering like the beetle…
Mjøsa: Place sense and carrier bag
ESSAY: The constant focus on work, bustle and productivity takes us away from a neighborhood of things – every day there are people who can feel that something is also breaking in them.
Venice Biennial: What happens when man is no longer the center?
PHOTOGRAPHY: This year's Venice Art Biennale shows us a different world, more tangled, unsettling, weird and fragile at the same time. From each room, vibrant lines are drawn between disaster and collapse, colonialism and belonging, human and machine.
The river as the life blood of the city
PHILIPPINES: A photo book shows us how the world looks to many. A garbage dump. A mockery of human dignity. A ruined ecosystem. Can the power of the photo assist us in the desire for change?
Camera women in the firing line
PHOTOGRAPH: A diverse selection of skilled war photographers is highlighted in oblivion in two new exhibitions at the Preus museum: War Time (1935 – 1950) and Lee Miller.
The community-breaking project
AVANTGARDE: Mikkel Bolt frames the avant-garde project as distinct from the continuous aesthetic form-breaking of artistic modernism.
Three female documentary photographers – Lisette Model, Diane Arbus and Nan Goldin – exhibit their contemporary photographs of the imperfections of marginalized and ordinary people.
Realists Stanley Kubrick
He is a filmmaker who has meant a lot to many of us. In a world that is globalized and militarized, Kubrick is still relevant.
The Moon – The New Suburb of Earth
Future optimism goes hand in hand with a critical look at humanity – at the Henie Onstad Art Center.
People avoid seeing the hurt in the world
New Time has met an artist who wants to show people what they do not want to see: the dark sides of man.
To shoot after Faust with a shotgun
There is a lot of light, sound and timely embrace of #metoo in We Must Talk About Faust. But less Faust.
The knot in the heart
Photographer Eugene Richards has documented fates in crack environments, at emergency rooms and mental hospitals for well over 50 years. What has driven him?
The fools in the streets of New York
Helen Levitt's exhibition shows how life in New York City's streets in the nineteenth century could be fun and fun – especially for the little ones.
National Library: It's as if the building has been waiting for this
The National Library recently opened an exhibition on Norwegian sci-fi. "Maybe more than ever we need a genre that can contain philosophical and difficult questions about our existence," writes author Hanne Ramsdal.
New look at own biography
No autumn without the Autumn Exhibition in Oslo. This year, it is the relationship between man, nature and culture that is interpreted in the many works of art, visual artist Marte Aas tells Ny Tid.
Vienna: Die Jubiläumsschau shows Egon Schiele's 100 year-old artist, where the explicit nude portraits of the woman still provoke.
A rhizomatic world
The ZKM Center for Arts and Media in Karlsruhe will create a greater understanding of the different expressions of media art from a historical perspective.
The working class is desperately trying to defend its dignity
French sociologist Didier Eribon's book on growing up as a gay working class child became a bestseller in Germany last year. Now Return to Reims has been staged by theater director Thomas Ostermeier.
Apocalypse and hope for the future
The Vienna Alphabet exhibition showcases Keith Haring's artistry, which is strongly influenced by his violent contemporary, where the baby represents the only, shining hope.
Media is a main channel for distorted reality
Sylvi Listhaug was never made with a cross in AFK's street artwork in Bergen, as presented on TV 2 the 6. April. Where exactly is the journalist's press ethical responsibility?
Theater as a necessity
In order to defy the political and social conditions in which they live without falling into vulgarities and counterfeiting, the theater has become indispensable in Gaza.
Refugees: Art project stranded
Strong protests made Franco "Bifo" Berardi's planned performance Auschwitz on the Beach on Documenta 14 instead turned into poetry reading and panel debate.