Norwegian Crafts and Sørlandets Kunstmuseum invite you to a conversation between the artists Karen Lidal (NO), Monika Mørck (NO) moderated by artist/curator and director of the Stockholm-based gallery Fiberspace, Marcia Harvey Isaksson (SE).
Starting from the artists’ own practice, the conversation will revolve around the panel’s interest in craft practices, knowledge passed on from generation to generation and from place to place, making from a female perspective, space, and body. Keep reading … Sunday 28 November 2021, 2 PM (CET) Sørlandets Kunstmuseum: Skippergata 24 B,4611 Kristiansand, Norway Facebook event here
The conversation will be video recorded and published online after the event.
Opening at Sørlandet Kunstmuseum Kristiansand on Sat Oct 2nd 1400
2.10 – 28.11.2021 Sørlandets Kunstmuseum Norske Kunsthåndverkeres Årsutstilling er den største årlige mønstringen av norsk samtids- kunsthåndverk. Årsutstillingen har åpen innsendingsrett og juryeres av NKs nasjonale jury, med mål om å ta pulsen på dagens materialbaserte kunst. keep reading … (Norwegian)
Curator, writer and philosopher Zofia Cielatkowska has written this poetic and philosophical essay. Read it on norwegiancrafts.no
“- Karen Kviltu Lidal’s works are not really objects, but rather unfinished entities open to engaging in processes and performative gestures. She moves freely between art forms such as weaving, installation and video documentation, but textiles prevail as her basic point of reference in both the metaphorical and literal sense. This means textiles remain crucial, especially in relation to public space. Exploring and measuring a city with a piece of fabric, which is soft, means the fabric can bend and take on irregular shapes that enable different possibilities and outcomes. This is much different than measuring space with a conventional ruler that simplifies everything into straight lines. And Lidal loves to measure and examine borders.” Keep reading …
Alfa Gallery is pleased to present Onyx, an exhibition tracing the persistent presence of the color black in art. Featuring works by an international group of artists, the exhibition explores blackness as a highly evocative and animating force in various approaches to abstract art.
The exhibition runs from Dec 6th, 2018 until March 7th, 2019