Archive for January, 2010

Mormor Monologues on display at GaGo (Galleri Godteri)

January 11, 2010

Mormor Monologues made its first Norwegian appearance at GaGo (Galleri Godteri) as part of the group show Natural, It’s Not
7. – 9. januar 2010.

Overview of exhibition at GaGo

Overview from the exhibition at GaGo. Photo by Karoline Hjorth

The Monologues’ first national debut featured an installation with photos and sound recordings from Truuk Doyer, Olga Meyer, Mia Berner, Ebba Haslund and Solveig Kolby, as well as a selection of photos from the collection.

Detail from exhibition at GaGo

Detail from GaGo. Photo by Martin Johansen

Out of the ten original contributors, three have passed away during the last six months, with Solveig Kolby’s funeral service taking place today.

Mormor Monologues anno 2010 will speed up, race against time and continue to collect and disseminate more voices, rants, stories and portraits of a generation of women.

Need to run fast. Faster. Hurry up. and reviewed the exhibition today, read it here and here (Norwegian only).

Solveig Kolby (1909-2009)

Solveig Kolby (1909-2009) Photo by Karoline Hjorth