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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 critical power of self-portrait

In the selfie era, the staged self-portrait functions as political activism.

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.

Picture of the week 10-06-2015

For centuries, the distinction between rich and poor has led to polarization and experiences of lack of self-sufficiency. This is reproduced to this day in the divide ...

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.

The geography of the hidden world

PHOTOGRAPHY: Over the past decades, American artist and geographer Trevor Paglen has focused the camera lens on the secret part of the defense industry – this huge apparatus that sees everything, but which itself tries to avoid being seen.

The competent amateur

The desire to be an amateur permeated not only the music and movies the artist Tony Conrad worked with, but also the way he lived. Now the movie about him can be seen daily over an extended period in Oslo this fall.

Landscape without women

When the exhibition "The Magical North" opens in Helsinki, it is mainly male Norwegian artists that the audience can see.

Room for thoughts on Syria: art and culture in troubled times

Today, we are witnessing a fragmentation of the Syrian people whose voices are spread throughout the world. What happens then ...

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.

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.

Five scenes from Berlin

Does the series of manifestations throughout history have validity today? After hearing the "chameleon" Cate Blanchett quote historical manifestations through various 13 characters, the answer is yes. 

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.

Stein Mehren – cultural radicals and romantic mystics

Stein Mehren is best known for his poems, but he also stands in a special position among Norwegian post-war secessionists: awake, contentious and with a keen look at current issues.

Vacancy is the root of all art

The primordial power is found in amateur orchestras, rhymers and trivial brilliance, Asger Jorn said. A colorful explosive is finally available in Norwegian.

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.

The manifesto as an art form

The film installation Manifesto, which will be on display at the Hamburger Bahnhof in Berlin these days, addresses some of the many paradoxes that stick to the manifesto genre – both in its political and artistic setbacks. 

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?

The escape from the common problems

Recently deceased Zygmunt Bauman is known for his grim social diagnoses. Where is the medicine? 

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.

Nostalgic outsiders

Three female documentary photographers – Lisette Model, Diane Arbus and Nan Goldin – exhibit their contemporary photographs of the imperfections of marginalized and ordinary people.

The gravity of the grief

ESSAY on grief and cancer.

Extreme artist's mirror

Marina Abramovic's autobiography is as uncompromising and confrontational as her performance art.

First and foremost children

The exhibition Primarily the children of the photographer Rebacca Jafari is on display at Gallery F15, Jeløya, Moss, 3. – 17. April.