Editor's introduction by Andre Gali
New Modes of Curating and Mediating Craft
A Master Degree graduation show, William Kent and Italian fashion at the V&A, Martino Gamber: Design Is a State of Mind at the Serptentine Gallery, and the Sino-Norwegian exhibition Beyond G(l)aze. In this editorial Andre Gali reflects on the ‘craft’ of making exhibitions.
The avatars are coming!
The 2014 degree show for students earning a ‘Master of Visual Art’ degree at Oslo National Academy of the Arts (KHiO) is organized a bit differently this year. The show’s curator, Marianne Zamecznik, presents part of the background for why it is necessary to re-think how to mediate craft art to the public.
Dialogue Beyond G(l)aze
The ceramic exhibition Beyond G(l)aze opened in China on 25 May. Norwegian Crafts republishes a dialogue between the curatorial team from the exhibition catalogue.
Norwegian Icons in New York
New York based art critic Shana Beth Mason discovered the exhibition ‘Norwegian Icons: Important Norwegian Design From the Era 1940-1975’ at Open House by chance, and was astonished by quality of the exhibition.