Is it possible to measure the significance and impact of art? More than 40 smaller visual arts institutions from the Nordic countries are organizing a large-scale symposium in Oslo in order to address the question of the agency of art and the work of such institutions.


Leading experts within the cultural-economic field will take part in the symposium, among them: Pier Luigi Sacco, professor of Cultural Economics at IULM University of Milano; Andrea Phillips, art professor and director of the BxNU Research Institute, Northumbria University and BALTIC Centre of Contemporary Art in Newcastle; Lars Strannegård, professor and president at the Stockholm School of Economics; Binna Choi, curator and director of Casco – Office for Art, Design and Theory in Utrecht; as well as Azar Mahmoudian, curator and researcher based in Tehran.


The Agency of Art

9 – 11 March, 2018

Office for Contemporary Art, Oslo