Aleksi Wildhagen: Reisetid / Travelling Time

Aleksi Wildhagen: Reisetid / Travelling Time

Velkommen til åpning av Aleksi Wildhagens utstilling Reisetid/Travelling time på Spriten Kunsthall fredag 5. februar kl 19.00.

NB! Samme kveld åpner også Anders Moss’ installasjon i tårnet av Spriten Kunsthall.

Reisetid/Travelling time er en utstilling med materiale innsamlet på reiser til Helsinki, St. Petersburg, Tallinn og Riga. I utstillingen presenteres et utvalg arbeider fra disse reisene. En publikasjon supplerer utstillingen.
Reisetid/Travelling time is an exhibition of material collected on travels to Helsinki, St. Petersburg, Tallinn and Riga. The exhibition presents a selection of works from these journeys. A publication complements the exhibition.

Aleksi Wildhagen works project based and process oriented with painting and drawing, often executed outside in one take, the goal is strong works that stands for itself, though fragility and mistakes are key words. Wildhagen was born i Helsinki and grew up in Oslo. Wildhagen has a MFA from the Art Academy in Trondheim (2004). He did an exchange program one year to the Art Academy in Helsinki. Wildhagen has the recent years initiated two collaborations, one with his brother Andreas Wildhagen, which is a professional jazz drummer, together they constitute a text and rhythm experimental fusion of drum and speech, called Drum & Speech. The other collaboration is with his colleague and friend Patrik Entian, together they form the duo & Co. their goal is to reinvent the view on the past and the present.

Wildhagen has during the last few years written, produced and published several catalogs accompanying his projects. Aleksi Wildhagen has a number of grants and Wildhagen was in 2013 awarded the Anne and Jakob Weidemann grant from the Ringsveen Foundation.

Wildhagen has several upcoming events, such as his solo-exhibition, Reisetid/Travelling time at Spriten Kunsthall. The exhibition, Don Quixote, Sancho Panza-& Co. at Trøndelag center for contemporary art, and a public commission at a military base in Setermoen.

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