Bergen Assembly: Monday Begins on Saturday

This review of Bergen Assembly, Bergen’s inaugural triennial, appeared in Flash Art: Bergen’s inaugural triennial did not come out of the blue. First mooted in 2007, the idea was then debated at the 2009 Bergen Biennial Conference, a Bergen Kunsthall initiative designed to give more visibility, on the art-world map at least, to Norway’s second city. Titled “To Biennial or Not to Biennial?”, the conference scrutinized the biennial format as a whole and yielded the serviceable Biennial Reader (2010). The question at its heart was answered in the affirmative. Somewhat perversely, though, the answer took the form of a triennial: … Continue reading Bergen Assembly: Monday Begins on Saturday