May 30, 2019 - Galleri F 15 - MOMENTUM10: The Emotional Exhibition
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May 30, 2019

Galleri F 15

MOMENTUM10 - The Emotional Exhibition. Design: Oskar Laurin. © Punkt Ø.

MOMENTUM10
The Emotional Exhibition
June 8–October 9, 2019

Galleri F 15
Galleri F 15
Albyalléen 60
1519 Moss
Norway
Hours: Tuesday–Sunday 11am–5pm

T +47 69 27 10 33
kontakt@gallerif15.no

www.momentum.no
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Curator
Marti Manen

Assistant Curator
Anne Klontz

Opening: June 8, 2019 at 2pm
Momentum kunsthall, Moss, Norway

We have the pleasure of inviting you to the opening of MOMENTUM10 – The Emotional Exhibition
André Alves (PT), Anne de Vries (NL), Annika Larsson (SE), Christodoulos Panayiotou (CY), Eija-Liisa Ahtila (FI), Eirik Senje (NO), Erik Öberg (SE), Fanny Ollas (SE), Francesc Ruiz (ES), Gabriel Lester (NL), Hannaleena Heiska (FI), Ilkka Halso (FI), Ina Hagen (NO), Johanna Billing (SE), Julieta Aranda (MX), Keren Cytter (IL), Knut Åsdam (NO), Olafur Eliasson (DK), Pauline Curnier Jardin (FR), Pauline Fondevila (FR), Pepo Salazar (ES), Ragnar Kjartansson (IS), Regina de Miguel (ES), Rosalind Nashashibi (UK), Salla Tykkä (FI), Saskia Holmkvist (SE), Sissel Tolaas (NO), Stine Marie Jacobsen (DK), Åsa Cederqvist (SE)

Since its inception in 1998, MOMENTUM has strived to present compelling works of art and outstanding artistic ventures in a Nordic context. The biennial has since become established as one of the most exciting platforms for contemporary art in the Nordic region and has taken important curatorial approaches that define the present moment in Nordic countries.

Now after 20 years one of the oldest Nordic biennial celebrates its 10th edition with a program presenting 29 international artists. While rediscovering iconic works shown in previous editions, MOMENTUM10 also presents relevant new positions. The concepts and ideas behind The Emotional Exhibition offers a way to deal with formats, definitions, identities and emotions with a need to reformulate how to act and what to do, how to share and how to build something with a sort of new non-vocabulary—one that we share and that we can find within the complexity of emotions.

MOMENTUM10 - The Emotional Exhibition
One biennial to go back to emotion, one MOMENTUM to understand the need to stop and feel, to redefine the possibility of feeling. We must go beyond language, beyond comprehension to understand that it will be with emotions—and the physicality connected to emotions—that we will embrace complexity. It is not easy to feel; it is not easy to maintain connection to the world at an emotional level. It is not easy to accept that humanity is defined by love, fear, desire, panic, happiness and sadness altogether. In a technological world based on logical constructions, to re-encounter emotions offers us an escape from the linguistic approach, formalizing an attempt to deal with sincerity, accepting who we are and all the contradictions that define us.

 

Public opening 
June 8, 2019 at 2pm
Momentum kunsthall, Moss, Norway
Full programme

Press and professional preview
June 7, 2019 at 10am–7pm
Momentum kunsthall, Moss, Norway
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Full programme

Press contact
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Berlin 10435
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