Theater of Cruelty

Jens Bjørneboe

Bjørneboe celebration with film and debate

JUBILEE Join the debate after the documentary The problem of evil, and see the celebration that took place at Røverstaden about Bjørneboe's life and life's work.

Solidarity, mutual aid, equality and autonomy

COMMENT: What does Bjørneboe mean to you today?

Despite the pornography

Sigurd Evensmo about Bjørneboes Without a Thread. Orientering No. 37, 1966

The moment of freedom

EUROPE: Bjørneboe's black humor is dialectical thinking about the conditions of unsentimental human dignity. It strikes with its cynicism the blue-eyed and decent mass murderers of the usual barbaric moral type. '

Is it a pity for America?

Great power madness? America's shadowy sides have for many made fatal love and the relationship destructive. Bjørneboe's indignation towards America was of the solidarity type.

Instead of a defense speech

Jens Bjørneboe about Without a thread, fra Orientering October 22, 1966.

Bjørneboe's perhaps the rarest book

PROHIBITED BOOK: Red Emma is Bjørneboe's scenic story about the anarchist Emma Goldman and her faithful «fellow soldier», Alexander Berkman.

homesickness

Bjørnboe: In this essay, Jens Bjørneboe's eldest daughter reflects on a lesser – known psychological side of her father.

Jens Bjørneboe and Gateavisa

ANARCHISM: Audun Engh on Jens Bjørneboe's significance as a source of inspiration for Gateavisa in the 70s

«Portrait with cigarette»

In the work of portraying Jens Bjørneboe, I started with a good deal of research before I started painting.

Recommended literature this summer

Book tips MODERN TIMES's critics and editors recommend books for the summer holidays.

The rebel and his martyrdom

Jens Bjørneboes Semmelweis at the National Theater.

Between the nursery and the court

Although cultural radicals are allowed to review Kaj Skagen's assessment of "the Norwegian", much of the thinking in the book comes from one of its foremost representatives, namely Jens Bjørneboe. 

New anarchism for a new time

Information control and militarization, labor rights, liberalist globalization, climate and environmental politics, international and interpersonal solidarity are central themes in the recent history of anarchism as well as 150 years of history.

Without a thread?

Jens Bjørneboe is currently accused of writing the seized Without a Thread. What motivates this seizure and the current lawsuit?