The Death of the Father, 2021, exhibition view. The Hour of Reckoning, Henie Onstad Art Center. Photo: Øystein Thorvaldsen / Henie Onstad Art Center. 

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CLEAR THE AIR! CLEAN THE SKY! WASH THE WIND!

September 13th, 2021

Sebastian Makonnen Kjølaas
Clear the air! Clean the sky! Wash the wind!, 2021
4,5 x 4,75 x 3 m
Norwegian Sculpture Triennale
Photo: Martin Johansen

Clear the air! Clean the sky! Wash the wind!, 2021
Norwegian Sculpture Triennale 
Curated by Silja Leifsdottir
The Association of Norwegian Sculptors
Oslo, Norway

Part of The Carbon Gargoyles, 2021.
Oak and slate. 5,5 x 4,75 x 3 m.

Produced at Hjerleid senter for bygdekultur
by Njål Andreassen, Steinar Moldal,
Øystein Lønvik, Martin Ribu and Thom Kelly.

Supported by  KORO, Kulturrådet, Oslo Kommune,
and Ingerid, Synnøve and Elias Fegerstens Foundation.

Artists in the The Sculpture triennial:
Admir Batlak / Andrea Bakketun / Anne Cecilie Lie /

Ayatgali Tuleubek / Christine Aspelund / Damir Avdagic /
Elna Hagemann / Erlend Grytbakk Wold / Gisle Harr /
Ingrid Solvik / Jannik Abel / Joel Correia / Johanne Hestvold /
Jon Benjamin Tallerås / Kaia Hugin / Knut Wold / Kobie Nel /
Lillian Tørlen / Louise Jacobs / Margrethe Pettersen /
Mattias Cantzler / Meera Manjit Kaur / Michael Johansson /
Miriam Hansen / Morten Jensen Vågen / Nina Torp /
Peter Dean & Oscar Hagbard / Päivi Laakso / Runa Sandnes /
Samvær Under Tilsün – Øyvind Mellbye & Einar Goksøyr Åsen /
Sara Korshøj Christensen / Sebastian Kjølaas / Shwan Dler Qaradaki

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Sebastian Makonnen Kjølaas
Clear the air! Clean the sky! Wash the wind!, 2021
4,5 x 4,75 x 3 m

Norwegian Sculpture Triennale
Photo courtesy of The Association of Norwegian Sculptors


 

Sebastian Makonnen Kjølaas
Clear the air! Clean the sky! Wash the wind!, 2021
4,5 x 4,75 x 3 m.

Norwegian Sculpture Triennale
Photo courtesy of The Association of Norwegian Sculptors

Sebastian Makonnen Kjølaas
Clear the air! Clean the sky! Wash the wind!, 2021
4,5 x 4,75 x 3 m (detaile)

Norwegian Sculpture Triennale
Photo courtesy of The Association of Norwegian Sculptors

Sebastian Makonnen Kjølaas
Clear the air! Clean the sky! Wash the wind!, 2021
4,5 x 4,75 x 3 m (detaile)
Norwegian Sculpture Triennale
Photo: Martin Johansen 

 

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THE DEATH OF THE FATHER

July 5th, 2021

The Death of the Father, 2021. With Siri Hjorth.
The Hour of Reckoning, Henie Onstad Art Center.
Photo: Øystein Thorvaldsen / Henie Onstad Art Center. 

The Death of the Father, 2021
with Siri Hjorth
The Hour of Reckoning
Curated by Ana María Bresciani

Henie Onstad Art Center
Bærum, Norway

With: Karel Appel, Willi Baumeister, Jean Bazaine,
Ragna Bley, Pierre Bonnard, Anna Daniell, Jean Dubuffet,
Max Ernst, Sam Francis, Pedro Gómez-Egaña, Juan Gris,
Hans Hartung, Marianne Heier, Siri Hjorth,
Solveig Styve Holte, Sebastian Makonnen Kjølaas,
Fernand Léger, Herman Mbamba, Alberto Magnelli,
Alfred Manessier, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró, Endre Nemes,
Germain Ngoma, Pablo Picasso, Jean-Paul Riopelle,
Gustave Singier, Pierre Soulages, Nicolas de Stäel,
Rufino Tamayo, Maria Helena Vieira da Silva, Jacques Villon,
Jacob Weidemann og Jorunn Hancke Øgstad.

The Death of the Father, 2021. With Siri Hjorth.
The Hour of Reckoning, Henie Onstad Art Center.
Photo: Øystein Thorvaldsen / Henie Onstad Art Center. 

1. Retrieving the remains of Cézanne.
Or how the Montmartre robots commence their plan in a parallel Belle Époque Paris
Photo: Øystein Thorvaldsen / Henie Onstad Art Center.

2. Taking off on Montmartre 11.
Or the dawn of a grand scheme of creative renewal
Photo: Øystein Thorvaldsen / Henie Onstad Art Center. 

3. The cloning of Cézanne.
Or the Montmartre robots bid to gain artistic conscience,
and start a transhuman art-colony in the Andromeda Galaxy
Photo: Øystein Thorvaldsen / Henie Onstad Art Center.

4. The cloned Cézanne’s stage a Space Cabaret I
Photo: Øystein Thorvaldsen / Henie Onstad Art Center. 

4. The cloned Cézanne’s stage a Space Cabaret II
Photo: Øystein Thorvaldsen / Henie Onstad Art Center. 

4. The cloned Cézanne’s stage a Space Cabaret III
Photo: Øystein Thorvaldsen / Henie Onstad Art Center. 

7. The disembodied head of Legér.
Or meanwhile, orbiting Planet Earth,
a tubist worries about the state of Cézanne
Photo: Øystein Thorvaldsen / Henie Onstad Art Center. 

8. To the delight of all but one Cézanne.
Or the Alienation of Space Time and the Evil of Loneliness
Photo: Øystein Thorvaldsen / Henie Onstad Art Center.