Double Bind in Oslo
Oslo National Academy of The Arts and Academy of Fine Art participates in the EEA-project Double Bind. The project aims to create new networks for a young generation artists in the Nordic countries in cooperation with Eastern-Europe.
The travelling exhibition is part of «Interdisciplinary Art Project Politics of Emotion: Art in the Expanded Sphere» and produced with support from EEA Grants, program LT-07 and the Republic of Lithuania. Previously the exhibition has had three stops in Lithuania – Vilnius, Pabradé og Visaginas. Next stop is Iceland and The Living Art Museum in Reykjavik March 5 to April 16. See more on the projects official webpage doublebind.eu
Double Bind is accompanied by a series of lectures, workshops and a publication. In April professor Felix Gmelin and a group of students from Oslo National Academy of The Arts travels to Visaginas i Litauen. A small place with industrial shut down and previously a strong bind to Russia. The workshop is aimed at young people and their possibilities to work as professional artists.
Artists contributing: Valentina Desideri & Denise Ferreira da Silva, Morten Norbye Halvorsen, Styrmir Örn Guðmundsson, Berglind Jóna Hlynsdóttir, Juha Pekka Matias Laakkonen, Lina Lapelytė, Viktorija Rybakova and Augustas Serapinas. Information on each artist and project.
Curators: Maya Tounta og Juste Jonutyte
Contributors lectures, workshops and publication: Florian Cramer, Travis Jeppesen, Nina Power, Joshua Simon, Marina Vishmidt, Augustas Serapinas and Felix Gmelin.