Category Archives for: Exhibitions

October 16, 2017

Residency update

Filed under: Exhibitions, Publications

My book is coming along. Finished all the cutting today in the most beautiful studio.. where my phone also met his death on concrete. Sigh. On the brighter side, not too much rain today.

Photos from Pamflett, tomorrow is collating. Not the easiest task as this book has two different types of inserts. Crying inside thinking of the labor, but it is going to look great! The gallery wall is also shifting and changing.

Come by and have a coffee with me if you’re in town. I’ll be there pretty much from 9.00 – 21.00 . Thanks also to all those who came on Saturday for the intimate artist talk.

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October 11, 2017

Greetings from Pamflett!

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Greetings from Pamflett Self-Publishing Workshop in Bergen!

I’m here on an artist residency for the next two weeks, leaving the last day of the 2017 Bergen Art Book Fair. At the fair I’ll be launching a brand new Riso-printed book called Å Finne Stemmen (Finding One’s Voice). The completion of the book will also culminate in a solo exihibition in the Pamflett space.

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September 22, 2017

NYABF (so close, so far)

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Surfing the web at home here in Norway = psyched to peep my zine in this pic snagged from UlisesInstagram. They’re representing Philadelphia which of course includes High Tide‘s beautiful Risograph offerings. Check them out this weekend at table N25 if you find yourself in Queens.

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September 17, 2017

Fotobokfestival Oslo 2017

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This year’s Fotobokfestival Oslo opened last Friday at Arbeidersamfunnets Plass. In the square there are three containers. Slightly hidden in one of them (Punk) is a copy of Oslofjord. This book is still not reliably stocked here in Oslo, so if you are a local and want a copy, this is your chance! Last day to visit the containers is September 21.

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September 2, 2017

LIAF

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For the next month, two of my publications are a part of Mondo Books‘ installation at the 2017 Lofoten International Art Fesitval (LIAF) in Henningsvær. The books are both on view and for sale, if you find yourself that far north.

Islands Of The Sun, the title of  Mondos’ contribution, is a selection of books and printed matter “organized as a fictional infrastructure, connecting islands, swamps and shifting seaboards and geographies to open critical perspectives on ecologies in flux, both locally and globally”.

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August 14, 2017

Shanghai

Filed under: Exhibitions, Images

Some quick photos from Shanghai and abC before heading off to Nanjing

 

Luxury mall, aesthetic trash heap in rain

Anki of Bergen Zines, my little corner of the Norway table

Strangely tranquil book fair moment, roof garden of the Shanghai Minsheng Art Museum

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August 6, 2017

China Meets Norway in a Bookshelf

Filed under: Exhibitions, Travel

China meets Norway in a bookshelf is a cultural exchange project with the purpose of promoting Norwegian art books, picture books and illustrated books in China through exhibitions, book markets, seminars, workshops and other unofficial activities. The project focuses on young artists and illustrators from or based in Norway and their works that reflecting nowadays Norwegian subcultures.

Organised by Northing and Bergen Zines.

Kindly supported by Bergen Municipality, Grafill, NORLA, OCA and Norwegian Embassy in China.

I have been very lucky to be invited to this project and will be phyiscal participating in both Shanghai and Beijing! Perhaps see you soon at abC/f (art book in China) next Thursday-Saturday at the Shanghai Minsheng Art Museum.

More info here.

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August 1, 2017

It takes time

Filed under: Exhibitions, Writing

There’s an interview (på norsk) up now on the Deichman literature blog where I mostly talk about the (old) Internet and fermentation. One week left to catch my show in Grünerløkka!

Photo by Cathrine Strøm.

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June 29, 2017

Å vokse opp på Internett og papir

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Photos of my current exhibition, up until August 5 at Deichman Grünerløkka!

Some works are for sale, including two books (Oslofjord + Not ready for this world) and two prints (Oslofjord + am i happy?). If interested, contact a librarian or email me.

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June 15, 2017

Next weekend at the local library

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Growing up on the Internet and paper
Deichmanske Bibliotek Grünnerløkka
June 24 – August 5, 2017

Jessica Williams (1986, Anchorage) is an artist based in Oslo. Working within the fields of publications, photography and new media, her primary concerns are the power of language and everyday physicality in an increasingly digital world. She has had her work featured in several international publications and has exhibited widely including solo shows in New York City, Glasgow, Oslo, Malmö, Barcelona, and Austin, Texas.

For the show at Galleri VIS, her entire collection of self-produced printed matter spanning over a period of 15 years will be on view. Back in the early days of the Internet, there was a nostalgic longing towards the exchange of physical objects. It was as a lonley teenager in a Texan suburb that Williams began to produce fanzines of her collages to trade online. Since then printed matter has made up a large part of her artistic practice. As a companion to the exhibtion, all the publications have been scanned and will be available to view online.

The Saturday opening will be celebrated inside the libary and outside in the sun, with snacks from Indre Oslo Matforedling and my homemade soda.

Info på norsk + Facebook event

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