‘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.
A large warehouse in Tjuvholmen was covered on two sides by six huge butterflies made by Damien Hirst.
Stolper + Friends Gallery Opening
On June 22, there was an article in Vikebladet.no announcing that Magne will open an art gallery in Oslo together with Hugo Opdal and Paul Stolper.
Magne designed the reflectors used in an annual national Norwegian safety initiative. The reflector is in the shape of a light bulb.
‘Pakket og klar’ Interview
There was an extensive portrait of Magne in the Saturday ‘Magasinet’ section of Dagbladet. Promo for the interview said, “An open Magne Furuholmen talks about life after a-ha and his serious illness.”
Go with the Flø 2010
Apparatjik’s second concert ever was performed in the former Flø schoolhouse, as part of ‘Go with the Flø’, an Studio Opdal annual event.
Magne opened an exhibition of works from ‘Alpha Beta’ at Nils Aas Kunstverksted on the same day that SoddJazz 2010 opened with a concert by the Trygve Seim/Frode Haltli duo.
Magne and Ute Meta Bauer facilitated a workshop at the Trondheim Academy of Fine Art which focused on the concept of puppets.
This Magne F portfolio ‘Alpha-Beta’ is published by Paul Stolper and consists of 30 individual prints – one for every letter in the alphabet, including the 3 specifically Norwegian characters æ, ø, å, and an exclamation mark.