Hans Rosenström

A Part and the Whole

Odda Smelteverk, Odda Map

Opening 9 October at 18:00

10 October: 12:00–16:00 and 21:00–22:00
11. October: 12:00–16:00 and 17:00–19:00
12 October: 11:00–14:00 and 17:00–18:00
13 October: 11:00–12:00

Hans Rosenström has transported ice from Folgefonna glacier in Hardanger for his art project in the nitrogen plant at Odda Smelteverk. Layer upon layer of snow and high pressure have created the ice over centuries. Rosenström is interested in how all events create changes. How we are affected by everything around us and how our actions, great or small, affect our surroundings. Above all, A Part and the Whole is about small fragments that are part of a greater context.

Rosenström works with installations and interventions where he constructs situations and spatial experiences in different spaces. In Odda he has created a sound and video installation for one of the plants at the factory that was operational until 2003.

Photo: Hans Rosenström

Hans Rosenström

Hans Rosenström studied at the Nordic Art School in Kokkola (1999–2001), Malmö Art Academy (2003–2004) and the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts (2001–2007). Earlier this year he has participated in exhibitions such as "Novelles Vagues" at Palais de Tokyo, Paris, "Art of Memory" at Bonniers Konsthall in Stockholm, "Den osynliga damen" at Amos Andersons konstmuseum in Helsinki and the real time art festival Sequences in Reykjavik.


Thank you to Folgefonni Glacier Team. The project is a collaboration with Litteratursymposiet in Odda. The exhibition is supported by the Arts Promotion Centre Finland. Volt is funded by City of Bergen and Arts Council Norway.

Photo: Thor Brødreskift

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