Elgesetergate 30B 05. October - 02. November 2013 Open every day from 11.00 - 21.00
Artists: Pernille Elida Fjoran Karianne Stensland Per Kristian Nygård Maja Nilsen Øyvind Aspen Tegneklubben Marte Vold Rune Følgerø Silje Linge Haaland og Andrea Bakketun Sandra Nyberg Jens Stegger Ledaal / 1.Rgt. / Kunstmilitsen Ann-Cathrin Hertling Martinka Bobrikova og Oscar de Carmen TUF - Trondheim UtopiForening Cathrine Ruud Karen Margrehte Sørensen Hermann Grøndahl Anne Cecilie Lie Philip Buer Elvegård Øyvind Sørfjordmo
Architects: Arkitekturfabrikken August Schmidt Heim&Land Diana Espinosa Albornoz
Writers: Espen Stokke Trond Åm Oliver Lowenstein
- a group exhibition in the old house which is our neighbour.
An apartment building set to be torn down, and the state of uncertainty it has been in for the last sixty years, is the red thread running through the exhibition Constant. Decay.
RAKE visningsrom has a tall neighbor on its south side. The neighbor’s name is Elgsetergate 30B, and it is going to be torn down. The building was constructed back in 1911, but already in the fifties it was decided that it had to be torn down to make room for the planned widening of Elgsetergate. Today the once so beautiful building is so worn down and broken that it has been deemed unfit as place to live.
The NPRA (Norwegian Public Roads Administration) has bought the building, and intend to tear it down as fast as possible in order to make room for the new “Elgseter boulevard”. If everything goes according to the plans, this boulevard will start to take shape some time during 2015. So sixty-five years might actually laps between the decision to tear down 30B, and the actual tearing down.
Constant. Decay. deals with the uncertainty the residents of 30B has had to live with, but for us it is also an opportunity to experiment with new and different ways of ...Read more