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3. Squishing the fun back in

It’s a brilliant time to visit Oslo, but it’s not a brilliant time to visit Oslo if you are hoping to meet a lot of Oslo artists. It’s July and ‘the whole of Oslo is on holiday in July’ as […]

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6. Artists in union

I felt that I had only scratched the surface of understanding the life of artists in Norway, and so contacted a couple of people after my return to the UK, hoping that a few questions by email might fill in […]

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5. Take a rifle to the toilet

I’d been so engrossed in Oslo, I’d forgotten to tell Elda at Galleri Svalbard when I’d be arriving, but figured that any slightly Wild North place like this would attract people who are problem-solvers and, sure enough, wonderful Elda had […]

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4. The cure for anything is salt water

Another thing about Norway is that, with a population of ‘only’ around 5.3 million, everyone is more likely to know everyone else. It turns out that Helen from Tenthaus knows sound artist Jana Winderen, whose work at SALT I had […]

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2. The Norway Model

The flight to Oslo is overcast. Through the fog I see fingers of rock fondling the sea but nothing else. I think I have the wrong ticket for the bus to town, but this seems no barrier to the bus-drivers […]

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First stop – Alkmaar

Back in May I spent a week at Grafische Atelier Alkmaar or GAA as it’s known. Alkmaar – roughly a 50 minute drive from Amsterdam – is an historic Dutch town famous for its cheese market. I went to make […]

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FREEDOMINATION

Out of the two designs Davin and I produced during my research trip to Kansas City one was successful. We developed ‘freedomination’ in response to a brief to produce a billboard design that responds to ideas of freedom, set by […]

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Freedomination Soapbox Performance

Participants Needed! Performance Saturday 23rd September at 3pm. Corner of Spring Bank and Freehold Street. We are looking for as many participants as possible, speaking on a wide range of subjects from the size of chocolate bars to fracking and […]

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The Whole is Greater than the Sum of its Parts

Since we initiated our collaboration Davin and I have had numerous Skype conversations about the project and the ideas we’d like it to address, but not what we would produce and how we would do it. We have overlapping interests […]

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THERE IS NUDITY IN THIS POST

its not fair its not fair its not fair its not fair its not fair its not fair its not fair its not fair why do racist histories get maintained? why did i have to see that image with that […]

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420 Spadina Avenue//AAAAAAAAAAA!!REAL MONSTERS!!

AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA i was so excited to arrive in toronto again i need multiculturalism everybody hates it right now but i’ll never give up on it toronto is very special for that kind’ve thing we arrived in toronto by bus this […]

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