Good bye Oslo. Next stop: Trondheim.
Art critic Tommy Olsson writes a good review of the Paper Dialogues in the Norwegian newspaper Klassekampen – and claims that the work of the two artists has «volcanic dimensions».
The exhibition at the Vigeland Museum in Oslo opened on 12. March. Among the speakers at the opening ceremony was China’s ambassador to Norway, Zhao Jun, and both artists did a presentation of their work. Almost a week after the opening the exhibition has already been attended by a large number of spectators, and hopefully several more will get the chance to visit, as the museum is open throughout Easter (closed on Good friday and Easter Sunday).
The exhibition in the Vigeland Museum is opening tomorrow, and the artists and museum staff have had a busy day making final preparations. The artists have also been talking to the NRK (Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation) who came to do a coverage on the Paper Dialogues project.
The Paper Dialogues exhibition is soon available for a Norwegian audience! The venue this time is the unique Vigeland Museum in Oslo. Opening date for the exhibition is 13. March, and both Bit and Qiao will be present at the opening ceremony. We hope to see you there!
Last week the Paper Dialogues team was gathered in Trondheim to plan the upcoming exhibitions in Norway. Less than three months left to the opening at the Vigeland Museum in Oslo! We hope to see many of you there!
The Paper Dialogues has visited a new room and encountered new people. The second venue for the exhibition was the Liu Haisu Art Museum in Shanghai, where the artworks were exhibited for one week during the China Shanghai International Arts Festival. Next stop: Norway!
As the Paper Dialogues exhibition moves on to Shanghai, we must conclude that the first chapter of the exhibition tour has been a success. A large number of spectators have come to see the two dragon paper-cuts in Today Art Museum in Beijing, many of whom have also contributed to the project by creating inspired paper-cuts in the exhibition workshop. One major highlight was the official opening on 5 October, where the Norwegian Ambassador to China was among the many guests. The ambassador also gave an opening speech to the exhibtion.
The exhibition in Beijing has inspired many paper-cutters, both children and grown-ups. Some have even cut their own interpretation of Bit’s future dragon egg.