On Saturday, Stian Hansen was thrilled to release his first solo exhibition Moments for Nothing at NOAA.
– It feels so good to finally be able to show you what I’ve been working on for the past six months. Hansen says I am so grateful for the invitation from Dan Mariner and Marianne Bjornmeier at NOAA as well as all the help and support from friends and family.
It ended up with screws
Hansen’s exhibition consists of a series of “trompe-l’œil” paintings, with the screw being the motif. In addition, the exhibition consists of a number of bronze sculptures.
The bronze gives them associative weight to the history of the sculpture. Additionally, I created a site-specific ground structure consisting of site markers inspired by markers from theatrical productions. All works are based on the economy of painting.
Got the name from the plays
Hansen was educated at the Academy of Fine Arts in Oslo and at the Städelschule in Frankfurt am Main. In addition, he is a curator and producer of the exhibition room Stormen kunst in Bodø.
He draws inspiration from everywhere.
I receive information continuously.
The name of the exhibition is taken from “Endgame” by Samuel Beckett.
– There is also some commonality in the way I and Beckett work, he says.
The exhibition runs until the end of March.
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