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Academy Lectures: Kristian Øverland Dahl and Steinar Haga Kristensen

Academy Lectures: Kristian Øverland Dahl and Steinar Haga Kristensen

Academy Lectures' series "Skin Talk Tongue Touch - Conversations with the Faculty" presents Kristian Øverland Dahl and Steinar Haga Kristensen.

The Art of Being Governed

Academy Lectures is pleased to invite you to a session where you get to meet the artists Steinar Haga Kristensen and Kristian Øverland Dahl in conversation.

Technicalities and the importance of principle - strategies for fruitful engagement when faced with executive government, the temptations of revolutionary excess and the vanities of doubt that derive from lingual structures.

During the conversation the artist will play out their fascination with the inherent impurity of painting – the conflict between image and representation, as well as the glorious anatomy of the horse. Steinar is outspokenly skeptical of the concept of doubt, while Kristian is deeply engaged in the endless inscrutability of the human face, and both dealing with the fact that they love people.

The conversation will be held in Norwegian.

Steinar Haga Kristensen

Steinar Haga Kristensen (b.1980, Oslo, Norway) lives and works in Oslo. He has exhibited at The Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania; Bergen Art Museum, Bergen; Etablissement d’en face projects, Brussels; WIELS Contemporary Art Centre, Brussels; Kunsthall Oslo, Oslo; Witte de With, Rotterdam; Museum of Contemporary Art, Roskilde; UKS, Oslo and Den Frie, Copenhagen, Denmark. Haga Kristensen is educated at the Academy of Fine Art, Oslo, Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Wien and Sydney College of Art, and was granted the Oslo City Hall studio 2013-2015.

Kristian Øverland Dahl

Kristian Øverland Dahl (b.1968, Asker, Norway) is a visual artist and associate professor of contemporary art at the Academy of Fine Art at KhiO. Dahl lives and works in the Oslo area and was educated at the Academy of Fine Art at KhiB, Bergen.

Dahl has exhibited extensively on the local scene and has also exhibited at TONUS, Paris, France; CAC, Vilnius, Lithuania; Art Space Sydney and ICAN, Sydney, Australia; Ringsted Galleriet, Ringsted, Denmark; Statens utstilling, Kunsthall Oslo, LNM, GAD and UKS, Oslo, Norway. Dahl is politically active as board member in NBK, and holds different other positions in artist politics.

Kristian Ø. Dahl has been one of three in (the now disbanded) artist group D.O.R.