Marlene Dumas often pours diluted ink and paint onto large surfaces. She controls the lines in order to create expressive figurative paintings, which you can explore in the exhibition Moonrise. Marlene Dumas & Edvard Munch. You can use these paintings as an inspiration to create your own images in the workshop, where professional artist Beatrice Guttormsen shows participants how materials such as sticks, brushes and sponges can be used to control the liquid colours.
The workshop is well suited for children from the age of four through twelve, and both kids and adults can create their own images or collaborate on large surfaces. Experience how the images change when you switch between controlling the lines and letting the ink and paint flow freely!
Tickets: Children: 50 NOK.Adults: Included in the admission ticket
The workshop is open for drop ins between 11am and 3pm.
The performance tour of Grønlandsleiret ends with the fifth and final TROLLKREM IMPORT event. During the last five years, Jennie Bringaker and Tor Erik Bøe hav cooperated on the Trollkrem project, and the artist duo will part ways after saying their goodbyes to each other on 3. october.
The table is set for an evening with contributions from HAIKw/, Lisa Lie, Anne Marte Eidseth Rygh and Edoardo Medda, Karen von Pederstad, Sverre Gullesen & Marie Askeland (dressed by Inti Wang), Dronebrygg, Stella Niki and Frida Marida. The performances are accompanied by live music by Jørn Tore Egseth. In addition to the artistic programme, there will be guest appearances by Trollkrem's extended family. Members of the audience are allowed to cry, encouraged to dress up, and contributions to the dessert table are greatly appreciated.
If registered guests don't claim their table within 8.15 pm, their seats will be made available to others. Feel free to attend even if you can't register until the guest list is closed, as you might be in luck and be seated at an unclaimed table.
Time: 8–210 pm. After 10 pm, there will be a party open to everyone.
For the first time ever, contemporary artist Marlene Dumas has taken on the role of curator for an artist other than herself. With the opportunity to freely select artworks from the Munch Museum's collection, she has assembled what she refers to as "a love story about tenderness, passion and agony". In the exhibition Moonrise. Marlene Dumas & Edvard Munch, she shows us art by Munch and the Dutch painter René Daniëls in dialogue with her own work.
Hear the Munch Museum's co-curator Trine Otte Bak Nielsen talk about process of developing the exhibition, the selection of artworks on display, and the new book titled Omega's Eyes. Marlene Dumas on Edvard Munch. She will also provide background information which can help you discover new and interesting elements when exploring the exhibition.
N.B.: Only a few tickets left! In the event of cancellations, some tickets may be available in the museum shop before the seminar begins.
Marlene Dumas wants to paint modern love stories. When she first saw Edvard Munch's litograph series Alpha and Omega at the Munch Museum in 1981, she discovered he was doing just that, many years before her. Curating the exhibition Moonrise. Marlene Dumas & Edvard Munch, she has studied significant portions of the Munch Museum's collection, and assembled what she calls "a love story about tenderness, passion and agony".
In this seminar, Dumas will talk about her affinity for Munch’s art, and show how they both have used photography as a source of inspiration. She will also explain how she used film stills as an inspiration for the works in the Venus & Adonis series, which are displayed in the exhibition. Co-curator at the Munch Museum, Trine Otte Bak Nielsen, will describe what it is about Munch and Dumas that made her fall for their art. Karsten Meinich, editor of the film magazine Montages, will discuss memorable love stories from the history of film.
Marlene Dumas is renowned for her expressive paintings, and has been the subject of solo exhibitions at major institutions such as the Museum of Modern Art in New York and Tate Modern in London. She is the curator of the exhibition Moonrise. Marlene Dumas & Edvard Munch, in which she shows us art by Munch and René Daniëls in dialogue with her own works.
Karsten Meinich is the editor of the film magazine Montages. As a film editor, he has worked on projects such as Natt til 17. and Unge lovende.
Trine Otte Bak Nielsen is a curator at the Munch Museum, and co-curator of the exhibition Moonrise. Marlene Dumas & Edvard Munch.
Kristian Suvatne is an Oslo-based DJ and artist who graduated from KhiO in 2018. With an affinity for trance, techno and ambient, Suvatne launched Sunlab in collaboration with Sverre Brand earlier this year.