About

UKS (Unge Kunstneres Samfund / Young Artists’ Society) is an Oslo-based institution for contemporary art and a Norwegian membership organization. Founded by artists for artists in 1921, it has since established itself as one of Norway’s core experimental venues for the arts; convening, exhibiting, and supporting critical voices of contemporary artists, with the objective of having both an artistic and political impact within and beyond its region.

UKS is situated in Oslo’s city center in an approx. 150sqm exhibition space. UKS is a non-profit organization with the Arts Council Norway as our principal funder. To download the UKS bylaws (in Norwegian only), click here.

 

Opening hours

Wed–Fri, 2–6pm
Sat–Sun, 12–6pm

NB: The UKS gallery will be open as usual, closely following the city council of Oslo’s health and safety regulations regarding the spread of Covid-19. Our current exhibition You Will Meet a Bird with Strange Feet by Ayatgali Teleubek is open by appointment, which can be booked online or at the door. For more information go to https://www.uks.no/program/ayatgali-tuleubek/ 

Screening times:
Weekdays, 2pm, 3.30pm, 5pm
Weekends, 12.30pm, 2pm, 3.30pm, 5pm

The screening lasts for 67 mins
Hand sanitiser and face masks are available at the gallery.

UKS – UNGE KUNSTNERES SAMFUND / YOUNG ARTISTS’ SOCIETY

St. Olavs gate 3
0165 Oslo
Norway
Org. nr: 940426987
info(at)uks.no
www.uks.no
+47 22 19 50 50

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STAFF

Acting Director
Roderick Hietbrink, r.hietbrink(at)uks.no

Curatorial Assistant & Communications Officer
Nicole Rafiki, n.rafiki(at)uks.no

Production & Operations Manager
Sindre Hustveit, s.hustveit(at)uks.no

Office Manager
Kaja Breckan, k.breckan(at)uks.no

Project Coordinator UKS 100
Ida Møller Engebretsen, i.engebretsen(at)uks.no

Intern, Copenhagen University
Rasmus Thor Christensen, r.christensen(at)uks.no

 

BOARD

Chair
Steffen Håndlykken, s.handlykken(at)uks.no

Board Members
Ina Hagen, Ida Madsen Følling, Johanne Laache, Kenneth Varpe, Henrik Sørlid, Jiska Huizing

Deputy Board Members
Apichaya Wanthiang, Margrethe Kolstad Brekke

Nomination Board
Linn Horntvedt, Nora Joung, Tobias Liljedahl

Deputy Nomination Board Member
Stacy Brafield

 

GRAPHIC DESIGN

Studio Manuel Raeder
Manuel Raeder, Miglė Kazlauskaitė

Web development
Maxwell Simmer

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