April 9, 2004 - Momentum - Nordic Biennial of Contemporary Art - Nordic Festival of Contemporary Art
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April 9, 2004

Nordic Festival of Contemporary Art

Momentum 2004 – Nordic Festival of Contemporary Art
22 May - 27 June 2004

Professional preview: Friday 21 May
Official opening: Saturday 22 May

For further information, please contact:
Christian Spidsberg
PR and Communications Manager
Phone: +47 99 29 95 57 or +47 69 20 66 44
E-mail: cs@momentum.no www.momentum.no

Momentum 2004 – participating artists

39 artists have been invited by curators Caroline Corbetta (IT) and Per Gunnar Tverbakk (N) to participate in Momentum’s main exhibition in Moss, Norway, in the period 22 May – 27 June. The main exhibition will include artists of different generations with various connections to the Nordic region.

The selected artists are:

Lise Blomberg Andersen (DK), Christian Andersson (S), Dejan Antonijevic (S), Martijn van Berkum (NL)/ Oskar Lindstrom (FIN), Jonas Dahlberg (S), Nathalie Djurberg (S), Matias Faldbakken (N), Bodil Furu (N), Ilkka Halso (FIN), Erla Haraldsdottir (ISL)/Bo Melin (S), Lise Harlev (DK), Gustav Hellberg (S), Kim Hiorthoy (N), Rune Johansen (N), Svein F. Johansen (N), Jesper Just (DK), Ragnar Kjartansson (ISL), Margareta Klingberg (S), Oskar Korsar (S), John Korner (DK), Andrea Lange (N), Samir M’kadmi (N), Lars Mathisen (DK), Sirous Namazi (S), Terje Nicolaisen (N), Lars Nilsson (S), Ola Pehrson (S), Anu Pennanen (FIN), Jorma Puranen (FIN), Hans Hamid Rasmussen (N), Kristine Roepstorff (DK), Torbjorn Rodland (N), Andreas Schulenburg (D), Magnus Sigurdarsson (ISL), Johan Thurfjell (S), Ole Mads Vevle (N) and Mans Wrange (S).

The main exhibition venue will be the former brewery in Moss. In addition, the town itself, with its architectural and social environments, will also be drawn into the discussion via a series of public projects in and around the local community.

As part of the Momentum festival there will also be other exhibitions and events, all taking place in and around the city of Moss. The other participants are Gallery F15, Gallery Henrik Gerner, Ostfold Artists Center, Moss Art Gallery, Molla School of Art, Parkteateret and Mollebyen Cinema.

Seminars

During the festival’s opening days of 21-23 May, Momentum and the Office for Contemporary Art Norway will collaborate on a discursive program. This program will include a major seminar on art, aesthetics and politics, and will take place on Sunday 23 May. Keep posted for updates.

Momentum.no

Momentum’s new website at www.momentum.no contains an updated festival programme, practical information, as well as information on the artists and the curators’ statement.

Newsletter

Our newsletter for March is now available. Download it from www.momentum.no under the english section. The issue includes practical information on travelling to and staying in Moss, and much more.

For further information, please contact:

Christian Spidsberg
PR and Communications Manager
Phone: +47 99 29 95 57 or +47 69 20 66 44
E-mail: cs@momentum.no

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