25 april, 2019
Opening on May 16: Yngve Holen, HEINZERLING
Kunsthall Stavanger invites you to the opening of the exhibition Yngve Holen, HEINZERLING on Thursday May 16, 6-8 pm.
Also opening: Bjarne Melgaard, Let Your Mind Be Your Bed.
The exhibition Violet Dennison, Tell Me How To Feel is also on view.
Opening speech: Jon Peter Hernes
Opening remarks: Hansjörg Deng from The German Embassy in Oslo.
Norwegian-German artist Yngve Holen (born 1982) presents his most comprehensive solo exhibition in Norway to date. HEINZERLING, opening on March 1 at Kunstnernes Hus in Oslo and on May 16 at Kunsthall Stavanger, investigates the relationship between humans and technology, the organic and the industrial, the generic versus the individual. The exhibition includes new pieces alongside selected works from the past decade.
The title HEINZERLING reflects the duality of the artist’s Norwegian/German background by using the surname in his passport. He has taken an opportunity to play with his dual identity in regards to his work. How do we all relate to our surroundings: be it linguistically, tactile, visually or environmentally-specific? Read more here.