1) TRY TO RE-ARRANGE THE MAGAZINES SO THAT THE FIRST LETTER OF EACH ONE SPELLS A WORD OR MESSAGE. 2) TRY TO FORM A QUEUE AS LONG AS YOU CAN BLOCKING THE CASH POINT BY PAYING WITH DIFFERENT INVALIDATED CREDIT CARDS.Read more
OSLO PILOT and the Oslo National Academy of the Arts are pleased to announce a three-day symposium November 16, 17 and 18, 2016.
The symposium will be structured through a series of four case studies of singular artworks by Mette Edvardsen (NO), Dora García (ES), Thomas Hirschhorn (CH) and Rahraw Omarzad (AF).Read more
- a multipart project by Francesc Ruiz
Over the course of the fall, Ruiz will organize a series of interventions that includes an autobiographical episode, a secret performance, a porn drawing workshop, a talk on Donald Duck, and a trip to Norway’s Museum of Comic Art at Brandbu.Read more
OSLO PILOT invites you to the launch of Siri Aurdal’s sculpture Bølgelengder - rekomponert (Wavelengths - recomposed) in The Vigeland Park on Saturday August 27th at 2 pm.The new version of the sculpture that OSLO PILOT is installing in Vigeland Park will be displayed in a three-part horizontal configuration that reshapes physical material while also alluding to a rearrangement of social relations. This open and low-lying form contrasts with the vertical and masculine designs that characterise most of Vigeland’s sculptures. Read more
OSLO PILOT and Trollkrem enthrall you to enter SOPPEN, a two-day festival of music and performance in Ekebergparken Sculpture Park, August 19th and 20th, 2016.
Next to rotting tree trunks and remains of stone age settlements you can experience the work of more than 20 international artists. The artists have been invited by Trollkrem to develop new work specifically for the occasion. The unique line up responds to the backdrop of the sculpture park to spawn new representations of the gendered body.Read more
The three authors have been invited to write a collaborative work of fiction contextualized by the city of Oslo and the ongoing research Oslo Pilot is conducting into four interconnected topics concerning the politics of time and contemporary art practices in the public realm: Reactivation, Periodicity, Disappearance and Public.Read more
OSLO PILOT is delighted to host Elena Aitzkoa, in a one-month artist’s residency which will take place between now and September.
This is the third residency organized by OSLO PILOT, following the residency of artist Francesc Ruiz, still ongoing, and the residency "Seamus Harahan – mucker mate", this latter organized in collaboration with PRAKSIS.Read more
The conversation between 2015 Jarman Award winning artist/musician Seamus Harahan and artist Saskia Holmkvist will take place in OSLO PILOT's project room June 18 at 2 pm The conversation will feature screenings of Harahan's work.Read more
Klubb 9 / Elsker Saturday May 28th 20.00 - 04.00 Panel and performances by: Paul Clinton (moderator), Marcel Alcala, Zackary Drucker, Genevieve Belleveau and La Porscha.Read more
OSLO PILOT have invited the artist Francesc Ruiz to create a cartoon with the city of Oslo as its setting. The artist is spending a two-week residency in the city during the month of May, to carry out research into the history of comics in Oslo and the rest of Norway.Read more
OSLO PILOT and PRAKSIS are pleased to invite 2015 Jarman Award winning artist, Seamus Harahan, to lead a one-month residency in Oslo from 20th May to 21st June 2016 and look forward to working together on associated events.Read more
A conversation between Elizabeth Sackler, Eline Mugaas and Wencke Mühleisen. The conversation will be led by Tone Hansen, Director of Henie Onstad Kunstsenter. Katya García-Antón, Director of the Office for Contemporary Art Norway (OCA), will give an introduction to Elizabeth Sackler and her work. The conversation addresses questions related to feminism in visual art and uses as one of the examples Kunstnernes Hus and OSLO PILOT’s ongoing reintroduction of Siri Aurdal ‘s pioneering artistic works.Read more
OSLO PILOT invites a series of people to speak up about the future of Oslo’s historical buildings. The participants in these debates will speak up about the future of different buildings in Oslo with the aim of making public the subsequent issues of their abandonment.Read more
This spring, OSLO PILOT is pleased to cooperate with Kunstnernes Hus and Vigeland Museum on a project surrounding the work of Norwegian artist Siri Aurdal (b. 1937). Encompassing a newly released publication, an exhibition at Kunstnernes Hus, and an outdoor presentation in Vigeland Park, the project reintroduces Aurdal’s groundbreaking body of work both locally and internationally.Read more
"Consolidate or Die” is the first exposure of the overarching project City of Dislocation, which is a two-year investigation of important historical landmarks about to be vacated as newly merged institutions move into new headquarters. The first part of the project explores five iconic buildings: The National Gallery, the Museum of Modern Art, Oslo Public Library, The Munch Museum and the Museum of Decorative Arts and Design. 21 January – 1 May, OSLO PILOT Project Room.Read more
The City of Dislocation opening event took place on Thursday 21st February 2016 in the OSLO PILOT Project Room. This extensive exhibition project was conceived and developed by architects Johanne Borthne and Vilhelm Christensen, curator and writer Martin Braathen and architectural historian Even Smith Wergeland in collaboration with OSLO PILOT curators Eva González-Sancho and Per Gunnar Eeg-Tverbakk.Read more
Periphery vs. Center - Bottom-up Experiences. Wednesday 24th February 6pm-8pm in OSLO PILOT Project Room, Prinsensgate 2. Taking the specific Norwegian situation as its starting point, the In Transit meeting in Oslo/Kirkenes will compare the respective experiences of and challenges for bottom-up initiatives in the center and the periphery.Read more
To mark the launch of Actions in Oslo,Eleonora Fabião will be speaking about her practice in conversation with performance theorist Boel Christensen-Schee Saturday 23 January 2016 2pm at OSLO PILOT Project Room.Read more
The Word’s Head is a collection of poetic texts that circle and cultivate OSLO PILOT’s key research concepts—Reactivation, Periodicity, Disappearance, and Public—in poignant and oblique ways. Featuring twenty-four poets from Scandinavia and beyond, this expansive project will unfold in three stages over the course of one year.Read more
Commissioned by OSLO PILOT, House of Commons is the first in a series of Art Pilots—artworks conceived and realised in public spaces across the city of Oslo. The project involves the relocation of a small abandoned provincial house from Østfold to the space in front of the Storting, the seat of Norway’s parliament in central Oslo.Read more