Monday mornings, 10am (during exhibitions)


Considering collegial exchange, informal peer-to-peer/practice-to-practice learning, and attempts at friendship as a fundamental part of our remit, UKS introduced a new, weekly walk-in-workshop in January 2019, called HOW TO PRACTICE?

Starting off the workweek every Monday morning at 10am during exhibition periods, rotating local and international practitioners in the cultural field teach their conspicuous version of this essential question, serving up their tricks and toolboxes, fears and desires, excel sheets, or yoga positions as UKS serves free coffee.

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For the 26th workshop, on Monday, 18 November at 10am, Canadian-American artist ELISE MACMILLAN (b. 1988) will help us forget everything we think we know, remember it, and then forget it all over again. Macmillan studied computer music at Stanford University and moved to Norway in 2015 to play the Hardanger fiddle (hardingfele) in Telemark, Norway. She performs and composes as EMACS and is recording new music during residencies at the Embassy of Foreign Artists, Geneva and EMS Elektronmusikstudion, Stockholm. The theme of Macmillan’s Monday morning HOW TO PRACTICE? session can be summed up in the words of Garfield the cat, “You know it’s Monday when you wake up, and it’s Tuesday.”


Need a way to start your week? Join the ongoing program raising questions of working rhythms, trauma, truisms, privilege, priorities, refusal, risk, collaboration, honesty, joy, embarrassment, pretension, blockages, blind spots, sleep, craft, dignity, conspiracy, accounting, body, theory, bureaucracy, ex-and-inclusion, collectivity, how to take time off and how not to, professionalization, performance, and pace. Below you can find a full list of previous and upcoming workshops.



#27 Sara R. Yazdani (25 November)

#28 Ellef Prestsæter (2 December)

#29 Martinka Bobrikova & Oscar De Carmen (9 December)



#25 Dora García (11 November)

#24 Bjarne Melgaard (4 November)

#23 Marie Askeland (7 October)

#22 Geir Haraldseth (30 September)

#21 Jon Gorospe (23 September)

#20 Kirsty Kross (16 September)

#19 Praksis Development Forum (9 September)

#18 Ole Pedersen (2 September)

#17 Ahmed Umar (26 August) 



#16  Lisa Lie (17 June)

#15  Charlotte Thiis-Evensen (3 June)

#14  Helene Duckert (27 May)

#13 Hedda Grevle Ottesen (20 May)

#12  Knut Åsdam (13 May)

#11 Siri Hjorth & Sebastian Makonnen Kjølaas (6 May)

#10 Terje Nicolaisen (29 April)

#9 Eline Mugaas (25 March)

#8 Geir Tore Holm & Søssa Jørgensen (18 March)

#7 Olive Bieringa & Otto Ramstad (11 March)

#6 Håkon Hoffart (4 March)

#5 Matias Kiil (25 February)

#4 Sara Eliassen (18 February)

#3 Camilla Rocha Campos (11 February)

#2 Anders Dahl Monsen (4 February)

#1 Roderick Hietbrink (28 January)

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