In recent years the Nordic art scene has seen a swathe of new figures rising to the forefront of the conversations surrounding contemporary art. These artists are championing new causes and presenting unfamiliar aesthetic viewpoints using innovative tools and techniques. In this series of articles published via the CHART Journal, writers and curators in the region consider some of the most exciting emerging artists working today.
"Instead of trying to simplify our visual language... I think I try to include as much difference and dirt as possible."
The Substance of the World
"I think it takes very little imagination when looking at something crafted by human hands, to see something alive. And then with a bit of empathy and humour it is not far from being a creature of some sort."
Interview with Oscar Gilbert