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OK © Courtesy of the artist & HENIE ONSTAD ART CENTER/Photo: Carsten Aniksdal
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Installation shots: Øystein Thorvaldsen © Courtesy of the artist & HENIE ONSTAD ART CENTER
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Installation shots: Øystein Thorvaldsen © Courtesy of the artist & HENIE ONSTAD ART CENTER
Solo Exhibition
Curated by: Lars Mørch Finborud

Sonja Henies vei 31
NO-1311 Oslo
Norway
June 14th, 2013 - September 29th, 2013

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DESCRIPTION

A magnificent visual and aural experience is expected when the young Norwegian artist Are Mokkelbost (f.1976) presents a completely new installation of HOK. Mokkelbost has in recent years worked with collage, design, sculpture and music - as a member of the band KILLL, ARM, Juv and Single Unit.

400 square meters of fabrics with colorful patterns and shapes will hang from the ceiling. Electronic sounds are to be ejected from the speakers. Together, they will constitute the immersive installation OK that this summer will be exhibited in Sal Haakenaasen at Henie Onstad Kunstsenter. The artist is Are Mokkelbost (37).

Are Mokkelbost (b. 1976) is a Norwegian artist, musicianand composer who lives and works in Oslo. Mokkelbosts interdisciplinary artistic practice includes collage, drawing, computer graphics, stage design, graphic design and music - as a member of KILLL, ARM, Juv and his solo project Single Unit. The last ten years he has released records, touredwith various music projects and has participated in group exhibitions in Europe and the United States. The exhibition at the Henie Onstad Kunstsenter is his first solo presentation.

On the occasion of the exhibition there will be published two catalogs (Norwegian / English) with essays and interviews written by Kåre Bulie and Lars Mørch Finborud.

The commissioned work is part of Kunstgaven from Sparebankstiftelsen DnB NOR.