‘EL BUEN VIVIR’ | Hvervenbukta

‘El Buen Vivir’ at Hvervenbukta   by Rodrigo Ghattas & Andrea Fritsvold 12-18 July 2021 Organized by Vibeke Frost Andersen   The title of our one-week biopolitical intervention in Oslo Kommune’s pavilion at Hvervenbukta Beach (in Holmlia neighborhood) is Slutten på velferdsstaten nærmer seg…er vi klare for ‘El Buen Vivir’? [01] which translates to English asContinue reading “‘EL BUEN VIVIR’ | Hvervenbukta”

VERDENSROMMET | history

Verdensrommet is an artist-led grassroots and mutual support network for non-EU and international artists and cultural workers based in Norway. We do art and political activism, guidance, advocacy, creative networks, and provide tools to strengthen interdiasporic art practices. Addressing critical migratory, economic, and labor concerns of this arts community. The network was established in MarchContinue reading “VERDENSROMMET | history”

CIVIL IMPOTENCE & ART | on Peru’s new political turmoil

written by Rodrigo Ghattas-Pérez I must start this writing by acknowledging, and helplessly admitting a cynical and adventurous blend [for the purpose of this writing] of the political views of five of my must-read authors: Peruvian intellectual, essayist and poet Sebastián Salazar Bondy; Canadian writer and activist AK Thompson; French novelist, pro-revolt, and political activistContinue reading “CIVIL IMPOTENCE & ART | on Peru’s new political turmoil”

KUNSTHALL TRONDHEIM | DKS testlab

Kunsthall Trondheim, Kulturtanken and Den Kulturelle Skolesekken in Trondheim invite artists to create an art project for children and young people, developed over a specific period of time at Kunsthall Trondheim. The Cultural Schoolbag ensures that children and young people throughout the country get to experience art. Here, visual art is underrepresented and this is importantContinue reading “KUNSTHALL TRONDHEIM | DKS testlab”

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE | curating the social: meet me at the empty centre

PRAKSIS’s eighth residency, Curating the social: Meet me at the empty centre, has been developed with curator and writer Natasha Marie Llorens and Norsk Kuratorforening (The Norwegian Association of Curators). Eight participants will explore examine the curator’s role in facilitating social practice in contemporary art, foregrounding the ethical questions of their involvement. Meet and learn aboutContinue reading “ARTIST IN RESIDENCE | curating the social: meet me at the empty centre”

KJERRINGØY BIENNALE 2017 | i dette ingenmannslandet

“i dette ingenmannslandet” (“this no-man’s-land”) is a four-day ritualized journey, a repetitive intent in which the artist wanders around Kjerringøy trying to find the “right place”, his place in this remote Norwegian countryside. Based on Knut Hamsun’s novel “Markens Grøde” (“Growth of the Soil”) (1917) and its protagonist Isak, Ghattas stops here and there toContinue reading “KJERRINGØY BIENNALE 2017 | i dette ingenmannslandet”

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