The piece was made for the exhibition «Inngang 13: Åpen port» at Rogaland Kunstsenter in Stavanger, Norway. The «Inngang» exhibitions are usually reserved for new members of the local artist's union. My work raises questions about a union's role in an artists life, and the problems that follow when being an artist is something to be voted on by committee, instead of being felt in your heart.
Hardanger is being destroyed by unrestrained capitalism and nebelous political forces. Under the guise of securing the power supply of Norway’s second largest city, Bergen, the government, through the state owned company Statnett, have powered through the decision to build a new power line cutting through the unique landscape. When the decision to build the power line was initially made public, there was outrage.