‘EL BUEN VIVIR’ | Hvervenbukta

please use arrows for image slider ‘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 pÃ¥ velferdsstaten nærmer seg…er vi klare for ‘El BuenContinue reading “‘EL BUEN VIVIR’ | Hvervenbukta”

READING TIME | is private space disappearing?

Based on Slavoj Žižek´s book “Event : A Philosophical Journey Through a Concept”, 2014 (…)Then, by direct consequence, my individuality is also disappearing. Thus, if that happens it means that public space will become a private space. The privatization of public space would mark the start of a gargoyle relationship between humans…That is just ourContinue reading “READING TIME | is private space disappearing?”

READING TIME | what could be more invisible?

Sometimes I walk through the city, usually in a rather indiscreet and somewhat clumsy way. Sometimes I just walk and my memory stops working. Other days, other days I appreciate that Oslo does not have as many historical monuments as all the ones I can find in Lima, in every single square of the city.Continue reading “READING TIME | what could be more invisible?”

THE INSTITUTE OF THE UNEXPECTED | something might happen

#1: “Something might happen“—Maria Sundby Friday 26th April, 16:00 – 19:00What if we were to design new ways of interacting and expressing ourselves in public space? Something might happen is an interactive performance designed by The Institute of the Unexpected’ first guest artist Maria Sundby. The performance invites you to dive into a close observationContinue reading “THE INSTITUTE OF THE UNEXPECTED | something might happen”

THE INSTITUTE OF THE UNEXPECTED | feeling the city

#3: “feeling the city“— Olive Bieringa and Otto Ramstad (BodyCartography Project) Saturday 15th June, 13:00 – 16:00 Feeling the city is the third workshop in the series of The Institute of the Unexpected. In this workshop, Olive and Otto invite participants to enter their animal-like appetites and childlike curiosities for physical investigation through engagement withContinue reading “THE INSTITUTE OF THE UNEXPECTED | feeling the city”

THE INSTITUTE OF THE UNEXPECTED | belong to the city

#4: “Belong to the city“— Franzisca Siegrist Thursday 4th July, 12:30 – 15:30What happens when we move to a new city; a new environment or start a new daily routine? We try to find our place, we adapt, to the point that we perhaps willingly modify our own routines, habits, rituals, and social behavior asContinue reading “THE INSTITUTE OF THE UNEXPECTED | belong to the city”

THE INSTITUTE OF THE UNPEXTED | monument to offense

#5: “Monument to Offense”— Shi Pratt Sunday 25th August, 13:00 – 15:30 In this workshop, we explore how we can reshape the spaces we engage in by using the acts of observation and attentive usership. Through physical tasks and playful structures, we will occupy a space which is in continuous change in order to createContinue reading “THE INSTITUTE OF THE UNPEXTED | monument to offense”

THE INSTITUTE OF THE UNPECTED | let’s get lost

#6: “LET’S GET LOST”— Naja Lee Jensen Friday 06th September, 17:00 – 20:00For the final workshop of The Institute of the Unexpected, we will explore how to get lost – in thought, in an intention, and in the city. With Rebecca Solnit’s book “A field guide to getting lost” as a starting point we’ll returnContinue reading “THE INSTITUTE OF THE UNPECTED | let’s get lost”

THE INSTITUTE OF THE UNEXPECTED | ambulante event

Come and celebrate with us the end of the pop-up art project The Institute of the Unexpected with a communal dining and open forum experience at Grønland Torg, Oslo. The event is a collaboration between The Institute of the Unexpected and Kitchen dialogues, an art project by the artist duo Martinka Bobrikova & Oscar de Carmen. We will offerContinue reading “THE INSTITUTE OF THE UNEXPECTED | ambulante event”

THE INSTITUTE OF THE UNEXPECTED

Citizens, passersby, and Oslo-dwellers! Mark your calendars for free monthly workshop-events at The Institute of the Unexpected!Take a deep dive into the themes of the project, exploring ways that non-artists and artists have reimagined the relationship between body, movement, public space, everyday life, and citizenship.   About_The Institute of the Unexpected is an art projectContinue reading “THE INSTITUTE OF THE UNEXPECTED”

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