17 Nov 2015

Week 47, November 17–20, 2015, 9.00 am–5.00 pm


How can writing become a tool, material or the medium within the production of art? Can writing stimulate imagination, reflection and the process of making? Is there a spatial dimension to writing?


This course provides further theoretical and practical knowledge of the mediation, communication and presentation of an art practice. The teaching runs parallel with the students' individual or group work. The course will underline the necessity of incorporating mediation as part of the development of their work, and enhance students' knowledge of different forms of communication, contexts and audiences.


12 Nov 2015

Week 46, November 12, 13, 14, 2015, 9.00 am–5.00 pm




The two-day symposium aims to reexamine the issue of participation in contemporary art and architecture practices. In recent decades, art’s and architecture’s engagement with concerned publics and communities have manifested in a wide range of ways. These participatory efforts have also been frequently criticized by political scientists, geographers, planning theorists, architects, artists and art theorists: instead of creating more democratic spatial processes and outcomes, it has been argued...

8 Oct 2015

Week 37, September 8–10, 2015, 9.00 am–17.00 pm


This seminar will discuss the historical references of the public space in relation to art. At the same time we will be looking into contemporary art practices that are dealing with public space as a physical matter as well as a subject matter.


This autumn we will look at power-structures in “public space” and “urban space” – how are these structures materialized and conceptualized? In what sense is a Phenomenological approach considered to loosen up w...

8 Oct 2015

Week 41, 42 : October 8–16, 2015, 9.00 am–4.00 pm  


Workshop with Stephen Wright


Practising Theory: retooling our conceptual vocabulary.


25 Aug 2015

MONDAY 25.8.  


10-12 Lecture: Olga Schmedling: ”A social historical perspective on changing                           paradigms of Art and Arcitecture 

12-13 Lunch

13-16 Questioning the concepts ”public”, ”private”, ”space”, ”art”. Reading, interpreting, discussing Hannah Arendt´s concepts of ”public” and ”private”




9-12 Introduction to Jürgen Hab...

1 Dec 2014

Week 49 : December 1 - 2, 2014

MONDAY 1st of December

09.00-10.30 Olga Schmedling: The Concepts of the Monument – An Introduction -
                    Questioning the Monument´s Destiny”           

10.30-10.45 Break

10.45-12.15 Questions/Reading/Discussions/

12.15-13.00 Lunch

13.00-14.00 Trude Schjelderup Iversen  (critique, curator and research-fellow)


14.00-16.00 Workshop - discussions

TUESDAY 2nd of December

09.00-11-00 Odd Are Berkaak (Professor, Anthropologist, University of Oslo)
                    Rastafari - Monumentalizing otherness”

11.00-11.15 Break

10.15-12.00 Questions/Reading/Discussions

12.00-13.00 Lunch

13.00-15.00 Per Gunnar Eeg-Tverbakk (artist, curator)  and
                    Jørn Mortensen (dean at dept of Art and Craft, KHiO...

13 Oct 2014

Week 42 : October 13 -14, 2014


MONDAY 13th of October 

09.00-10.00 Olga Schmedling; The concept of  Site-Specific Art - An introduction           

10.00-10.30 Questions - discussion

10.30-10.45 Pause

10.45-12.15 Terje ROALKVAM (artist) On Group 3+1 in dialogue with Olga

12.15-13.00 Lunch

13.00-14.00 Dyveke SANNE (artist, ass.professor KHiO) perpetual repercussion;

                    the Svalbard Global Seed Vault art, in situ and ex situ

14.00-16.00 Workshop - discussions

TUESDAY 14th of October

09.00-10.00 Oddrun SÆTER  (urbanist, sociologist, artist) Artscape Nordland 

10.30-10.00 Questions - discussion          

10.30-10.45 Pause 

10.45-12.15 Sandra LORENTZEN (arthistorian, curator) "Memory and Politic; 

                    Site: Jemery Deller's...

25 Aug 2014

Kurset gir en innføring i ulike begreper for offentlighet/offentlighetsformer/sedimenter.

Vi skal se på spørsmålene og problemstillingene: Hva betyr offentlighet? Representativ vs borgerlig offentlighet (Jürgen Habermas), Om Felt Pierre Bourdieu /Offentlig scene (Richard Sennett), Offentlig rom (Hannah Arendt), Poetisk Rom LeFebre , Arbeideroffentlighet (Negt & Kluge,) Thomas Crow: Om Salongen , Deloffentlighet 

Ekskursjon torsdag: Sosialhistorisk og urbanistisk perspektiv på fire faser og sedimenter (arkitektur + kunst) i Oslo

Eneveldet: disiplinært sediment (Gamle Kristiania, Kvadraturen)

Liberal politisk kode: borgerlig sediment (Karl Johan med Universitet, Storting, Nationaltheater)

Sosial-liberal politisk kode: Funksjonalistisk sediment (Universitetets Fysikk-bygg) 

Nyliberal politisk kode: ”Mazdaistisk sediment ”(Dag Østerberg):  UB, Blindern

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