28 October – 11 December 2022
Anna Andersson / Miriam Hansen / Danae Io / Yujin Jung / Alice Slyngstad
Opening: Friday 28 October
Exhibition: 29 October – 11 December 2022
After ten months of renovations at our new space in central Oslo, UKS reopens with a celebration of a century of artistic collaboration on our 101st anniversary! The first exhibition in the new UKS premises features new works by five artists selected through UKS’ open call and shows the depth and diversity of artistic thought and young artistic practice. With Anna Andersson, Miriam Hansen, Danae Io, Yujin Jung, and Alice Slyngstad.
Anna Andersson (b. 1989, SE) lives and works in Malmö. She is a graduate from Malmö Art Academy. Recent exhibitions include the solo show Transitor at Galleri KHM1, Malmö and the duo show Repose with Gabriel Karlsson at Canopy, Malmö (both 2020). Group exhibitions include Exstudents at Galleri Arnstedt, Östra Karup (2021); I am not one at Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm (2020); Nome d’us at Galleri Shore, Vienna (2019) and Dalby Skulpturpark at Delfi, Malmö (2019).
Miriam Hansen (b. 1988, NO) lives and works in Oslo. She is a graduate of the Oslo National Academy of the Arts. Recent solo shows include …And Slumber Might Return at Hulias, Oslo (2021). Group exhibitions include Den blinde gartneren at the Sculpture Triennial, Oslo (2021); Sun and Spring in January – Next Generation in Norwegian Contemporary Art at the Astrup Fearnley Museum, Oslo (2019); Poppositions Off-fair in Brussels (2018); Naked Call Option (2017) and Comfort and Reassurance (2016) both at Podium, Oslo.
Danae Io (b. 1993, GR) lives and works in Rotterdam and Athens. She is a graduate from the Sandberg Instituut in Amsterdam and Goldsmiths College, University of London. Recent group shows, performances, and screenings include I am inside who I was at PuntWG, Amsterdam (2022); In the current of the situation at Kunstverein, Amsterdam (2018); and Micro-Composition at Reykjavík International Film Festival, Reykjavík (2017). Io is part of the research collective System of Systems and co-organizes the research initiative Schemas of Uncertainty. Her writing has been published by Sternberg Press, Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, and Contra Journal.
Yujin Jung (b. 1988, KR) lives and works in Copenhagen. She is a graduate of Goldsmiths College, University of London and the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen. Her most recent solo exhibition was Seeders – Intervals at Cantina, Aarhus (2022). Group shows include …Come here, I want to see you at Canopy, Malmö (2021), and Three sound installations (2020) and Performative Sound Sculptures #2 (2018) both at Mayhem, Copenhagen.
Alice Slyngstad (b. 1990, NO) lives and works in Sykkylven and Rotterdam. They are a graduate of the Sandberg Instituut in Amsterdam and Oslo National Academy of the Arts. Recent exhibitions include GOODIE BAGS at Degentrificeringskontoret, Stockholm; Palmera, Bergen and at HetHEM, Zaandam (all 2021). Their performances have been shown at venues and festivals such as Bodø Biennale, Bodø (2020); EYE Filmmuseum, Amsterdam (2020); Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo (2020); Les Urbaines, Lausanne (2019); and The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo (2017).
Main image: Miriam Hansen, …And Slumber Might Return, 2021. Courtesy of Hulias, Oslo. Photo by Jørn Aagaard.