Artist: Aude Pariset
Exhibition title: GREENHOUSES
Venue: Cell Project Space, London, UK
Date: September 23 – November 6, 2016
Photography: all images copyright and courtesy of the artist and Cell Project Space
1857 is an artist-run exhibition space occupying a former lumberyard in Grønland, downtown Oslo. It was founded in 2010 by artists Steffen Håndlykken and Stian Eide Kluge, with graphic designers Eriksen / Brown as essential collaborators.
The space consists of a 280 m2 concrete factory hall, with raw concrete walls and 11 metres to a ceiling with beautiful skylights, which has been joined to an older wooden house with a storefront facing the street.
1857 aims to introduce young international artists to a Norwegian audience, and takes advantage of the high degree of freedom that comes from being an artist-run space in terms of how exhibitions are conceptualised, formulated and presented. There is an on-going conversation that runs through all of the shows about how to challenge or disregard conventions that prevail in institutional exhibition making. This approach has lead 1857 to open-ended collaborations with artists as well as characteristic exhibition designs, press releases and cocktails served on the openings.
Artists: Stefania Batoeva, Béla Pablo Janssen, Aude Pariset, Loup Sarion, Adrien Vescovi, Mathias Wille Exhibition title: My Internet Was Down For 5 Minutes So I Went Downstairs And Spoke To My Family. They Seem Like Nice People Venue: Jeanroch Dard, Brussels, Belgium Date: January 24 – February 22, 2015 Photography: Hugard&Vanoverschelde. Courtesy of Galerie Jeanrochdard, Brussels Networked communication, networked games, dating sites, the feeling of closeness, networks of friends, a big virtual family, online information, google search, key word + key word, google image. Control click > Save image as… The exhibiting artists manipulate and push image functions in view of their mass circulation, to explore their malfunctions and the ever growing vacuity […]