29 August 2022, 10:00am
#37 HOW TO PRACTICE?
FOUNDERS OF HULIAS AT HULIAS
Considering collegial exchange, informal learning and attempts at friendship as a fundamental part of our remit, UKS is pleased to present HOW TO PRACTICE?, our popular walk-in workshop! Rotating local and international practitioners in the cultural field teach their particular version of this essential question, serving up their tricks and toolboxes, fears and desires, Excel sheets or yoga positions as UKS serves free coffee.
Starting off the workweek on occasional Mondays at 10am, this season’s HOW TO PRACTICE? is kindly hosted by artist-run gallery Hulias, Kunstnerforbundet and BO – Billedkunstnerne i Oslo, while UKS’ new location is closed for renovation.
#37 HOW TO PRACTICE? features the four founders of Hulias: MADS JOHN THOMSETH, JØRN AAGAARD, ØYVIND BAST and ISAK WISLØFF.
Located in an underground vault in central Oslo, Hulias is an artist-run space that promotes spatially oriented contemporary art. The founders of Hulias want to give the exhibiting artist more freedom to experiment through a direct dialogue with the space itself. The programming focuses on spatial/bodily practices such as sculpture, installation, performance, audio/visual, light and smell.
For the 37th edition of HOW TO PRACTICE?, the founders of Hulias introduce the organisation and discuss their concept of making a fluid space for contemporary art that is supported by a democratic structure. They also share insights from their experiences as artists who curate.
Hulias was established in 2020 by four visual artists: Mads John Thomseth (b.1987, NO), Jørn Aagaard (b.1989, NO), Øyvind Bast (b.1989, NO) and Isak Wisløff (b.1989, NO).
This talk is spoken in Scandinavian languages or English, depending on the audience’s wishes.
Hulias is located in a basement with heavy reverberation. We will do our best to find a good spot to talk, but please be aware that acoustics might be challenging. Unfortunately, this event is not wheelchair accessible, but the talk will be live-streamed via YouTube here.
*Photo by Jørn Aagaard.