Opinion – ArtScene Trondheim

Shrink is without doubt the exhibition’s attention-grabber, and rightfully so. It is delicate, imposing, physical, alienating, and intimate, all at the same time.

The corona crisis, Oslo’s penchant for pompous, iconic buildings, and the uneven distribution of resources between the capital and the rest of Norway may all have helped to pull new patrons and private money into Trøndelag’s cultural sphere.

On the basis of her work Caliban Katya Sander investigates the idiom of everyday things: I interact not only as an abstract unit, a consumer who can be measured, counted, registered and pre-calculated via algorithms, but also – quite simply – as a body. I touch and I take shape.