Tommy Olsson: How to write about art?

Online lecture
15.05.20 – 16.06.20

The first edition of our online lecture series "How to write about art?" features artist and writer Tommy Olsson. Here he shares his valuable experiences and knowledge when it comes to writing about art. The lecture series is for everyone who seeks to immerse themselves in art and express themselves through text.

"How to write about art?" is a free, digital offering where four experienced art writers share their knowledge and experiences. Lectures are published every Tuesday at 16:00 and are open and accessible to everyone. No registration. Free entrance.

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Klassekampens kunstkritiker Tommy Olsson deler erfaringer og kunnskap om hvordan skrive om kunst. Foredragsrekken «Hvordan skrive om kunst?» er for alle som ønsker å fordype seg i kunst og uttrykke seg gjennom tekst. Enten du jobber med tekst i kulturnæringen, er en kunstner som til tider må sette ord på egen kunst, har et ønske om å uttrykke deg friere i den åpne kunstdebatten eller utvikle deg i nye retninger, er dette foredraget for deg.

«Hvordan skrive om kunst?» er et gratis, digitalt tilbud der fire erfarne kunstskribenter deler erfaringer og kunnskap om hvordan skrive om kunst. Foredragene publiseres hver tirsdag klokken 16:00 og er åpen og tilgjengelig for alle. Ingen påmelding. Fri entré.

About the speaker

Tommy Olsson (b. 1963) is a Swedish/Norwegian visual artist and writer. Since 2014 he has been a regular art critic for Klassekampen. With his deeply self-exposing and transgressive texts, he contributed greatly to redefining art criticism in Norway in the 2000s. Many of his texts have been published in Billedkunst, Morgenbladet and on kunstkritikk.no.

About the lecture series

The lecture series "How to write about art?" is published every Tuesday at 4 pm as a standalone offering and in parallel with the fully booked writing course "How to write about art?".

The lectures are available on our website until 16th June.

Tuesday, May 12: Tommy Olsson
Artist, writer, curator and art critic who writes regularly for Klassekampen.

Tuesday, May 19: Andreas Breivik
Writer and critic for Kunstkritikk.no, runs the magazine We Look at Art.

Tuesday, May 26: Johanne Nordby Wernø
Writer, critic and curator, as well as former head of UKS.

Tuesday, June 2: Inger Wold Lund
Artist, writer and critic for, among others, Kunstkritikk.no. Her last book Erotika was published at Cappelen Damm.