Tag: Magne Furuholmen
Peer Gynt Festival
Magne and Håvard Vikhagen were chosen as this year’s artists for the annual Peer Gynt Festival, and had a joint exhibition in Vinstra which opened on August 2.
Magne designed the Code 1 artwork sail for the yacht ‘Aglaia’, which is the worldwide largest artwork on canvas. The yacht was launched in March 2011 and the sail debuted in July 2012.
Magne was chosen as ‘artist of the year’ for the annual Olsokdagene festival in the historic town of Stiklestad. The theme of the festival is ‘across borders’.
Magne wrote a unique piece of music for ‘Desibel’, the largest mobile horn system, which was performed as the opening fanfare for the 2012 Go With The Flø Festival. The music is a ‘collage of sounds’, and includes audio recorded at a local dockyard and a local farm.
Go with the Flø 2012
Magne performed with British musician Robyn Hitchcock during the Go With The Flø Festival.
Til Ungdommen Workshop
Magne held this workshop at his atelier in Asker. Participants of this workshop were students from across Norway with the aim of creating a time capsule containing their written thoughts about the tragic events on July 22, 2011.
On May 19, a retrospective exhibition opened at the Blaafarveværket museum in Nyfossum, Norway. The Exhibition consists of works from different periods including ceramic jars, woodcuts and prints.
Magne and 21 other Norwegians were interviewed and photographed for a book which focuses on the important choices people make in their lives. The project was a collaboration between The Thief and the Red Cross.
‘The Voice’ Television Series
The popular international talent show ‘The Voice’ premiered in Norway on January 27, 2012, and Magne is participating as one of the four coaches.
The works consist of four large monotypes on hospital sheets, originally intended for Futura Plus, and a selection of twelve smaller monotypes on sheets and paper.