Archive

Previously shown

  • Ulver

  • Lindstrøm

  • Gunhild Mathea Olaussen

  • When

  • Moon Relay

  • Joseph Beuys

  • Pyramiden

  • Marcela Lucatelli

  • Yoko Ono

  • TVTV # 1

  • TVTV # 2

  • TVTV # 3

  • Stockhausen

  • Famlende Forsøk

  • Spunk

  • Masselys + Christopher Nielsen + Matt Willis-Jones

  • Ensemble neoN & Oren Ambarchi

Exhibitions

New Visions: # 1

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The inaugural Triennial for Photography and New Media at Henie Onstad Kunstsenter foregrounds practices from contemporary photography, while also articulating a keen sensitivity towards the history of photography and art. Abstraction, digital and manual collage, new configurations of still life and the human body are key tendencies. The triennial presents works from 31 artists that are produced within the last three years. Several are exhibited for the first time. This online presentation is a virtual tour in five chapters. In Chapter one we present works by: Maya Rochat, B. Ingrid Olson, Victoria Fu & Matt Rich, Hannah Whitaker, Espen Gleditsch, Asger Carlsen, Lucile Boiron, Viviane Sassen, Paul Mpagi Sepuya and Ingrid Eggen.

New Visions: #2

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The inaugural Triennial for Photography and New Media at Henie Onstad Kunstsenter foregrounds practices from contemporary photography, while also articulating a keen sensitivity towards the history of photography and art. Abstraction, digital and manual collage, new configurations of still life and the human body are key tendencies. The triennial presents works from 31 artists that are produced within the last three years. Several are exhibited for the first time. This online presentation is a virtual tour in five chapters. In Chapter Two we present works by: Sara Cwynar, Lucas Blalock, Erin M. Riley, Viktoria Binschtok and Owen Kydd.

New Visions: # 3

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The inaugural Triennial for Photography and New Media at Henie Onstad Kunstsenter foregrounds practices from contemporary photography, while also articulating a keen sensitivity towards the history of photography and art. Abstraction, digital and manual collage, new configurations of still life and the human body are key tendencies. The triennial presents works from 31 artists that are produced within the last three years. Several are exhibited for the first time. This online presentation is a virtual tour in five chapters. In Chapter three we present works by: Johan Rosenmunthe, Timur Si-Quin, Andrea Grützner, Nico Krijno and Letha Wilson.

New Visions: Red Film

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Sara Cwynar (b. Vancouver, 1985) is one of the 31 artists presented in New Visions: The Henie Onstad Triennial for Photography and New Media. She is represented with two works in the exhibition. Cwynar creates what she refers to as “intensive collages”: photographs and videos that abound with images and objects she sources from flea markets, eBay, and the like. Deploying visual strategies associated with advertising and graphic design, and a variety of art historical references, she investigates the construction of identity and affective modulation through consumption. In the video Red Film (2018), Cwynar playfully and critically probes the cultural color coding of mass-produced consumer objects, such as cosmetics, shoes, and cars. Why do we conceive a synthetically manufactured red lip color as seductive rather than machinic? Here Cwynar combines disparate quotes from reknown thinkers to a reflection on how persuasive capitalist mechanisms are directed at women to conform and consume. Shortly a digital presentation of the entire exhibition will be available here, at Art Channel.

New Visions # 4

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The inaugural Triennial for Photography and New Media at Henie Onstad Kunstsenter foregrounds practices from contemporary photography, while also articulating a keen sensitivity towards the history of photography and art. Abstraction, digital and manual collage, new configurations of still life and the human body are key tendencies. The triennial presents works from 31 artists that are produced within the last three years. Several are exhibited for the first time. This online presentation is a virtual tour in five chapters. In Chapter four we present works by: Carmen Winant, Morten Andenæs, Daisuke Yokota, Linn Pedersen, Sara VanDerBeek, Louisa Clement and Victoria Fu.

Statement

We know the importance of art – especially in difficult times. Shutting down will never be an alternative. Because of the corona crisis, new digital ways of presenting art are more relevant than ever. As a museum we keep our promise to the public: to keep on presenting art.

We have asked artists, partners and audiences how the museum can present a curated artistic program with high quality. Important messages are: Take care of the artist. Never conflate commercial values with the work itself. Value the entire ecosystem of the art world. Pay for work. Encourage the audience to focus on the work and the experience itself.

With this in mind, we decided to build a new non-commercial digital platform. At Henie Onstad Art Channel we will stream hidden gems from the archive every Thursday at 8pm CET, available for our audience one week at a time. Most audiovisual works presented have originally been commissioned by the Art Center and we will keep on working to create more and new work. In addition you find online guided tours from the temporarily closed exhibitions at the museum.

With this site we will contribute with our love, passion and belief in art and we hope you will enjoy it, just as much as we do.

Please note, all the work has been done in exactly two weeks from conception to launch. Trouble shooting and bug fixing will therefore be done on the fly.

Henie Onstad Art Channel is supported by Fritt Ord Foundation.
All works © the artists/Bono, 2020

Henie Onstad

Henie Onstad Kunstsenter
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