Ragnar Kjartansson‘s The Visitors was shot at the magnificent old Rokeby estate near New York. The performance of the musician in each individual video was recorded separately, but in the gallery the nine takes merge into a single impressive performance.
Norwegian artist Torbjørn Rødland is known for carefully staged, beautiful photographs that evoke emotions. The subject is often a person in an intimate situation filled with tension and which allows multiple interpretations.
How is nature presented in contemporary art? And how are humans interpreted as relating to other species? The Coexistence exhibition opening in April 2019 looks at the relationship between humans and nature. Environmental issues, nature, and human coexistence with other organisms are topics of long-standing interest in art, but they have recently come into sharper focus amid the eco-crisis of the 2000s.