#1_15: Battle and Consensus - Art and Public Space

Trond Hugo Haugen, Sissel Lillebostad (Editors)

Art and Public Space

Dag Wiersholm and Sissel Lillebostad in Conversation

There's a powerful social interest in form – some might call it the packaging aesthetic – which regards form as more important than content. What kind of challenge does this pose to the arts and KORO? Here we find ourselves in a domain which the sociologist Oddrun Sæther has described as the aestheticised power landscape.


Art for the Public

Barnie Page

A successful work of public art is not the cherry but a vital ingredient in the recipe for the cake itself; an ingredient that must be added to the mix early on, before baking, to be bound together with the other ingredients.