Interview with Brian Calvin

Posted to Exhibitions, Kunstformidling with 1 images on 04.11.2016, 13:54 by Susanne Roald with

"Although I am an image based painter, I am not interested in producing representational paintings. I don't paint figures in order to create narratives, to "tell stories". I think of images as obstacles. They are complications and I then use the process of painting to find some kind of idiosyncratic resolution. Rather than creating abstract works, I prefer to experience abstraction through the repetitive tending of images." -Brian Calvin
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Nicolas' recommended reading list

Posted to Exhibitions, Kunstformidling with 1 images on 01.11.2016, 15:37 by Susanne Roald with

Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth is the curator behind the literary program of the exhibition "Los Angeles – A Fiction", and a specialist within Los Angeles-literature. In the following list, he gives us exclusive tips on some of his best book recommendations associated with the city’s diverse literary production. For those who are interested in exploring L.A.'s extensive literary production, this may be an excellent place to start!
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Interview with Stanya Kahn

Posted to Exhibitions, Kunstformidling with 1 images on 30.10.2016, 12:03 by Susanne Roald with

Stanya Kahn is an interdisciplinary artist working primarily in video with a practice that also includes drawing, sound design, writing and performance. Humor and the uncanny emerge as central modes in her practice that seeks to re-work relationships between fiction and document. In this interview, we have talked with Kahn about her works in the exhibition "Los Angeles – A Fiction".
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Interview with Hannah Greely

Posted to Exhibitions, Kunstformidling with 2 images on 25.10.2016, 13:43 by Susanne Roald with

Hannah Greely was born in Dickson, Tennessee, and now lives and works as a sculptor in Los Angeles. She is connected with a group of artists from the West Coast of the USA who studied at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) under sculptor Charles Ray in the early 2000s.
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Interview with Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth

Posted to Exhibitions, Kunstformidling with 2 images on 15.10.2016, 09:41 by Susanne Roald with

In the exhibition "Los Angeles - A Fiction" we present a subjective selection of literature written in or about Los Angeles over the last 50 years. Excerpts from these writings are organised so that they tell a story that complements the artworks. Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth is the curator behind the literary program of the exhibition. In this interview we asked him about his work with this textual selection and why these texts in particular have been selected for the exhibition.
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Posted to Exhibitions, Kunstformidling with 2 images on 30.08.2016, 14:56 by Ida Moen with

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