Most of Trondheim’s numerous public artworks are physical objects that need looking after. There are therefore high hopes attached to the art plan for Nyhavna, which might just mark a shift in the kind of art we encounter in public space. For the time being, however, the plan is on indefinite hold.
With the slogan “Make the North Great Again”, the art project Nordting has notched up a total of forty-nine public assemblies. In 2017, they stood as a candidate in the parliamentary elections.
When do we cease to be participants in our local environments and instead become mere consumers thereof? Architect Ola Sendstad explains how his projects, the “Blaker cheese” and the old Hundorp railway station, served as a revitalization of the sites.