Exhibition view of “Machines à penser” 2018, Fondazione Prada, Venice, Photographer: Mattia Balsamini, Courtesy Fondazione Prada

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BAUHAUS AND THE OLD NORSE

September 19th, 2019


Bauhaus and the Old Norse, 2019, with Siri Hjorth and Mikael D. Brkic. Photographer: Shauna Summers

2019
BAUHAUS AND THE
OLD NORSE
BAUHAUS 100

Sebastian Makonnen Kjølaas,
Siri Hjorth and Mikael D. Brkic

Performed at the pre-opening
of the Bauhaus Museum
, Dessau
The 23rd of February 2019
Mies-van-der-Rohe-Platz 1

2019 marked the centenary of the founding of the Bauhaus.
The lecture “Bauhaus and the Old Norse” by artists
Sebastian Makonnen Kjølaas, Siri Hjorth, and
Mikael D. Brkić, was presented as part of this centenary,
at the pre-opening of the Bauhaus Museum, organised by
the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation, in which the new museum
building was accessible to visitors for the first time, with a
varied programme of music, performances and conversations.
Hjorth, Kjølaas and Brkic performed the lecture as the
Old Norse goddess Frøya, and her two cats. The lecture dealt
with the pedagogical, architectural and performative
concepts of the Bauhaus from the perspective of Old Norse
mythology.

READ THE BAUHAUS LECTURE HERE

VIEW SLIDESHOW HERE

Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau / Foto: Nathalie Wächter, 2018

Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau, Photographer: Nathalie Wächter, 2018

Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau, Photographer: Nathalie Wächter, 2018

Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau, Photographer: Nathalie Wächter, 2018

Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau, Photographer: Nathalie Wächter, 2018

Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau, Photographer: Nathalie Wächter, 2018

Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau, Photographer: Nathalie Wächter, 2018

Frejya at the Miniloft, 2019, with Siri Hjorth and Mikael D. Brkic. Photographer: Shauna Summers

Frejya at the Miniloft, 2019, with Siri Hjorth and Mikael D. Brkic. Photographer: Shauna Summers

Frejya at the Miniloft, 2019, with Siri Hjorth and Mikael D. Brkic. Photographer: Shauna Summers

Frejya at the Miniloft, 2019, with Siri Hjorth and Mikael D. Brkic. Photographer: Shauna Summers

Frejya at the Miniloft, 2019, with Siri Hjorth and Mikael D. Brkic. Photographer: Shauna Summers

Frejya at the Miniloft, 2019, with Siri Hjorth and Mikael D. Brkic. Photographer: Shauna Summers

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EGGS FOR BREAKFAST

March 8th, 2019

Eggs for Breakfast (restaurant), 2018, Sandefjord Art Society, Sandefjord, Norway. Photographer: Thomas Tveter

Eggs for Breakfast, 2018
with Siri Hjorth
Sandefjord Art Society
Sandefjord, Norway.

Using objects from the original storage of Park Hotel Sandefjord
built by the influential Norwegian architect Arnstein Arneberg,
“Eggs for Breakfast” mirror the structure of the hotel.
In addition to the wall paintings delineating the “restaurant”,
“foaje”, “bedroom” and “spa” areas, the exhibition include latex,
textiles, plaster, an ostrich egg and a variety of distilled oils.

READ BILLEDKUNST ARTICLE HERE (Norwegian)
By Pernille Lindstad

Eggs for Breakfast (restaurant), 2018, wall by Kjølaas, textiles by Hjorth, Sandefjord Art Society, Sandefjord, Norway. Photographer: Thomas Tveter

Eggs for Breakfast (restaurant), 2018, wall by Kjølaas, textiles by Hjorth, Sandefjord Art Society, Sandefjord, Norway. Photographer: Thomas Tveter

Eggs for Breakfast (restaurant), 2018, wall by Kjølaas, textiles by Hjorth, Sandefjord Art Society, Sandefjord, Norway. Photographer: Thomas Tveter

Eggs for Breakfast (restaurant), 2018, latex and wall by Kjølaas, textiles by Hjorth, Sandefjord Art Society, Sandefjord, Norway. Photographer: Thomas Tveter

Eggs for Breakfast (restaurant), 2018, wall by Kjølaas, Sandefjord Art Society, Sandefjord, Norway. Photographer: Thomas Tveter

Eggs for Breakfast (restaurant), 2018, wall by Kjølaas, Sandefjord Art Society, Sandefjord, Norway. Photographer: Thomas Tveter

Eggs for Breakfast (restaurant), 2018, wall by Kjølaas, Sandefjord Art Society, Sandefjord, Norway. Photographer: Thomas Tveter

Eggs for Breakfast (foaje), 2018, by Hjorth, Sandefjord Art Society, Sandefjord, Norway. Photographer: Thomas Tveter

Eggs for Breakfast (bedroom), 2018, by Hjorth, Sandefjord Art Society, Sandefjord, Norway. Photographer: Thomas Tveter

Eggs for Breakfast (bedroom), 2018, wall and bed by Hjorth, Sandefjord Art Society, Sandefjord, Norway. Photographer: Thomas Tveter

Eggs for Breakfast (bedroom), 2018, wall by Hjorth, Sandefjord Art Society, Sandefjord, Norway. Photographer: Thomas Tveter

Eggs for Breakfast (bedroom), 2018, aquarelle by Kjølaas, Sandefjord Art Society, Sandefjord, Norway. Photographer: Thomas Tveter