With contributions by Renate Synnes Handal, Inger-Reidun Olsen, Sara Rönnbäck, Robert Printa and Dvd Kumlin/Emil Jessen.
Dates: 01.06. – 24.06.18.
Location: Atelier Nord ANX, Olaf Ryes plass 2 (entrance Sofienberggata).
Opening hours: Thursday and Friday 15-18, Saturday and Sunday 13-18.
Please join us for the exhibition opening on Thursday 31st of May from 7 PM.
Performances during the opening:
«Conversations Between Bodies» by Sara Rönnbäck oand Daniel Slåttnes
«Action at a Distance» by Inger-Reidun Olsen
Audio-visual concert by houseplants
I began working with a houseplant from my studio in 2015. In the beginning, we sat together, often for hours at a time. I wanted to collaborate with the plant. With our meetings as a point of departure, I created a series of sculptures based on the impressions the plant gave me.
It felt natural to converse with the plant, but what should we converse about? I felt it would be easier with a form of bodily conversation. I tried to imagine the plant breathing. I focused on my breath, air streaming down my windpipe and out of my nostrils. I imagined the plant breathing the same air through its pores.Read more »