Kunsthall 3,14 Bergen
artists & participants
The exhibition starts from a cultural condition which many people across the globe are currently living through. It is a situation in which fear is being triggered, confinement taken as a given, surveillance considered as normal and conscious disinformation omnipresent, the whole under the cover of guaranteeing security, freedom of consumption and public policy transparency. More than anything, soft manipulation is the method of the day.
With works that cover all available media of contemporary art today, they provide us with possible ways of confronting this condition, whilst at the same time exposing, even challenging them: doubt is introduced into the system, fear is fended off with cunning play, manipulation is confronted with even more manipulation, and with artistic freedom.
SOFT MANIPULATION - WHO IS AFRAID OF THE NEW NOW?
Kuratoren: Zoran Eric, Maria Lind, Enrico Lunghi
Künstler: Alexandra Croitoru & Stefan Tiron, Köken Ergun, Sagi Groner, Per Hasselberg, Saskia Holmkvist, Andreja Kuluncic, Julia Meltzer & David Thorne, Carlos Motta, Rabih Mroue, An-My Le, Ferhat Özgür, Jenny Perlin, Lisi Raskin, Bert Theis, Mans Wrange, Carey Young, Katarina Zdjelar, Artur Zmijewski