Interview: Espen Sommer Eide

On May 12, 2018, artist and musician Espen Sommer Eide will perform at Kunsthall Stavanger as Phonophani in collaboration with the Austrian video artist Lia. Below, the artists answers our questions about the intersection of music and visual art, performative fieldwork, and newest record Animal Imagination.

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Sign up for the Kids' Art Club Fall Semester!

Join our Kids' Art Club! Registration is now open for the Fall Semester, with the theme "Do It Yourself!". We will work with textile, mixed media, fanzines, and lithography. 

With artists Hans Edward Hammonds, Anna Ihle and Espen Birkedal, Martin Mentzoni, Solveig Landa and curator Margrethe Aanestad.

Sundays 26/08 – 23/9 – 21/10– 18/11 – 02/12

1.-5. grade 16.00-18.00

5.-10. grade 18.00-20.00

Price: 200 kr for family members / 500 kr non-members (we encourage you to sign up as a family member to receive the lower price, plus additional benefits).

For more information and registration, contact us at info@kunsthallstavanger.no

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Kunsthall Stavanger is helping the voices of tomorrow be heard!

Foto: Kristina Ketola Bore

This semester Kunsthall Stavanger has initiated a new project together with guest curator Kristina Ketola Bore called Mobilizing Citizenship. The art mediation project is aimed at young people aged 12-16 with no prior exposure to art mediation or formal art education. During the semester, the youth will meet and collaborate with six different artists and be introduced to artistic strategies and methods in a workshop format. One of the main goals is that the participants will build a sense of ownership over their surroundings and see themselves as autonomous agents with the possibility to partake in public discourse.

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Interview: Renate Müller

German artist Renate Müller's exhibition of revolutionary toy designs is on view at Kunsthall Stavanger from April 5–June 3, 2018. With her marriage of unique designs and traditional techniques, Müller has managed to create objects for children that are equally beautiful and useful. Below, Müller elaborates on her background in toy design and the theoretical ideas regarding early childhood development that drive her work. 

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