P is for: Press, Politics, Propaganda (2017)
Solo-Exhibition at Tenthaus, Oslo
The exhibition bought together the connecting threads of politics and the agenda of the printed press, with intersecting works focusing on the 2017 Norwegian election and select media campaigns. At particular moments during the exhibition performances activated the props and objects found within the exhibition installation.
Political Weather Forecast
Performance with sculptures
During the course of the live election broadcast a performance animated the election map providing an alternative commentary on the incoming results.
Arrows for Listhaug
Framed work and series of arrows made from wood to be delivered to the right wing politician Sylvi Listhaug.
NOK ER NOK (Enough is Enough)
Jumper with arrow
Punctuate the Press
Wallpaper and newspapers punctuated with arrows
Logos of major media corporations, known to have falsely presented information. Four newspapers show examples of contemporary and historical journalism. The two 1977 British newspapers show stories misconstrued by the media.
Framed giclee print
The short action was directed at the FRP administration. The performance actively invited a conversation about current deportation policies. The work highlighted the artists status as a white European meeting numerous criteria for deportation but having no action taken against her unlike her fellow citizens who are in a less fortunate position.
Photography: Eirik Slyngstad and Øystein Thorvaldsen