Developed with artist Syowia Kyambi, Carrying Histories will explore personal and cultural histories through performance and discussion.Read More
For Now that’s what I call an artist’s residency! art writer, Artforum contributor and PRAKSIS co-founder Rachel Withers challenges anyone who’d like to spend a month with PRAKSIS in Oslo, developing their art practice to send us the most ingenious, original and practical month-long work plan you can cook up. Withers’s extremely open Open Call is designed to support her investigation into the theory and practice of artists’ residencies.Read More
Residency 13, Painting Project: Out looking Inwards focuses on three important dimensions of painting as medium: the painting’s materiality, its visual form, and the uncertainties and reflections that mark its making.Read More
Taking Hold – The Double Bridge explored and questioned the ways that solidarity, competition and antagonism find physical expression in social relationships. Performance for camera was used as a means to test the unspoken rules of public bodily contact: for instance, in greetings, dancing, or contact sports.Read More
PRAKSIS and Fellesverkstedet are pleased to invite German sculptor Gereon Krebber to develop a residency focusing on an ambitious large scale work as a means to facilitate conversations on monumentality and ephemerality, improvisation and scale; the protocols of sculpture, art and cultural manifestations in the public realm.Read More
Residents will have the rare opportunity to explore the potential of Guttormsgaard's Archive - the extensive and eclectic archive of the artist Guttorm Guttormsgaard. Working alongside curator Elvira Dyangani Ose, the group will investigate the potential of the archive as a starting point for narrative – potentially both historical and fictional.Read More
During this residency Benjamin Lignel will work alongside a group of locally and internationally based residents selected through open call to collectively explore ways of making oral (hi)stories and (her)stories publicly available, through the creation of physical and digital platforms for sharing knowledge. The residency is held in collaboration with Norwegian Crafts.Read More
PRAKSIS and Norsk Kuratorforening (The Norwegian Association of Curators) worked with curator and writer, Natasha Marie Llorens (US) to develop Curating the social: Meet me at the empty centre, which examines the curator’s role in facilitating social practice in contemporary art, foregrounding the ethical questions of their involvement.Read More
Developed with artist Iz Öztat (Turkey), publisher Torpedo and publishing studio Eller med a, the residency explores the ways collectives can use publishing as an integral part of their artistic practice: articulating artistic imaginaries, shaping communities and proposing alternative value systems and political horizons.Read More
Held in collaboration with UKS and The Moving Museum, The Artist Entrepreneur was developed with Jeremy Bailey and looked to collectively define new manifestos for artists working in this era of increased uncertainty.Read More
A Global State of Pareidolia involved cross-disciplinary dialogue with local scientists, researchers and others in the exploration of issues of perception and narrative. It was developed with Lindsay Seers and Fotogalleriet.
Smadar Dreyfus was invited together with Kunstnernes Hus to develop Cultural Mistranslations. This interdisciplinary residency explored the potential of translation and mistranslation in the context of displacement (of objects, sounds, ideas, as well as of people).Read More
Eliza Naranjo Morse and Ivan Liotchev of International Collaborative Drawing Project led In time, we too will become ancestors.... Partners included: Office for Contemporary Art Norway (OCA), Sami Center For Contemporary Art (SDG) and Samisk hus i Oslo.
PRAKSIS joined with Oslo Pilot to host Belfast-based film maker and musician Seamus Harahan as its summer 2016 lead artist. Throughout the mucker mate residency the group explored sound, movement and environment across Oslo in both public and private space.Read More
Held in partnership with PNEK, Atelier Nord, and Notam and developed with British collaborative duo, David Blandy and Larry Achiamong, New Technology and the Post-human brought together a multidisciplinary community of international and Oslo based participants at varying career stages to explore and discuss issues of identity in contemporary culture.Read More