(The conditions of the moment)
Yto Barrada, Toril Johannessen, LeRoy Stevens, Talleiv Taro Manum, Britta Marakatt-Labba
Hordaland Kunstsenter, Bergen
This is a charming exhibition focusing on the moment there and then, and how you may experience it.
Yto Barrada: Beau Geste
In this video action is taken to save a tree. In this neighbourhood trees are seriously hurt, to rot and fall down, to make place for building. The group in this video heals the wound, straighten the tree up, and give conditions for it to live. But knowing that this will only last for moments until the landowner arrives.
Toril Johannessen: Sirkulær, lineær, kubisk
The lines on the arrow is not there, they are just projected from the boxes opposite.
LeRoy Stevens: From the Bird's Mouth
Through a magnifying glass small coins are melted together to form a ball. Each coin almost worthless, but together they may be a markable sum. But not anymore, the sun power has reduced them to pure metal scrap. Or a sculpture.
Talleiv Taro Manum: from The Instamatic 126 Supersize Series
You are supposed to sit down and contemplate this photo, which seems just like a dark space. But after some time the outlines of a forest scene emerges.
Britta Marakatt-Labba: Livlinorna + Islossning
(The lifelines + Ice melting)
Interesting themes from Sami culture
Britta Marakatt-Labba: Färden