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2018/11/07

Book launch: 'Intersections' – Aslaug M. Juliussen in conversation with Charis Gullickson

Credit: Aslaug M. Juliussen, Multiple Stiches sight in sewing IV (2016) detail. Courtesy Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum.

Please join us for a lunch presentation of 'Intersections', a new book and exhibition of the work of Aslaug M. Juliussen, with the artist in conversation with editor Charis Gullickson, curator at Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum in Tromsø.

'Intersections’ is the most comprehensive presentation of Aslaug M. Juliussen's oeuvre so far. Juliussen is a Norwegian Sámi artist, she incorporates reindeer antlers, bone and hair, in her works with fiber and textiles. Her work is acquired by RiddoDuottarMuseat (RDM), Sparebank1 Nord-Norge, Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum and the National Museum.

This event is part of OCA's new mezzanine program.

Friday 16 November
13:00–14:30

Free and open to the public, but space is limited.

Please RSVP to info@oca.no.

Office for Contemporary Art Norway
Nedre gate 7 D
0551 Oslo

Aslaug Magdalena Juliussen graduated from Oslo National Academy of the Arts in 1982. She spent two years as an apprentice of Norwegian textile arts legend Synnøve Anker Aurdal, before moving to Karasjok in Northern Norway to work in her family’s reindeer business. For 22 years she divided her time between being an artist and working with reindeer, before moving to Tromsø in 2007 to become a full-time artist. She did her first solo exhibition at Tromsø Center for Contemporary Art in 1989 and was awarded The Norwegian Association for the Arts and Crafts' Honorary Award in 2011. Juliussen's art can be found in buildings such as The Sámi Parliment, The Arctic University and Tromsø City Hall. She is represented in collections including The Norwegian National Museum, The National Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, The Norwegian Arts Council, Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum and the county councils of Troms, Nord-Trøndelag and Finnmark.

Charis Gullickson was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska. Gullickson holds an MA in art history from UiT—The Arctic University of Norway and a BA in art history from Montana State University in Bozeman. She is curator at Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum and specializes in contemporary art from the circumpolar north. She has curated several exhibitions with accompanying publications, such as I Craft, I Travel Light (2017), Inger Johanne Grytting: Extensions(2015), Sámi Stories: Art and Identity of an Arctic People(2014), Tech-Stiles (2012), Parallels (2011), and Iver Jåks: Reconstructed (2010).