What is a Border?

20.06.19. Why do we care about our neighbour´s child but let other children drown in the sea outside our own territory? This was the theme for most of the speakers on Eidsvollsplass this afternoon. “We met some very strict borders when we took Migrant Car from Domkirken to Eidsvollsplass where there was a solidarity demo …

Worlds Refugee Day June 20th

20.06.19 Worlds Refugee Day with a ceremony in the cathedral at 11.00. Camilla and Marielle were there with Migrant Car and Border Threads. Some tourists helped moving the migrant from the lawn, today placed outside the entrance where it almost blocked the entrance and got a lot of attention. During the ceremony the speakers talked …

Outside the Oslo Cathedral

14.06.19 On the 14th of June, Qi and Даша Гринь hosted Migrant Car installed on the lawn outside Oslo cathedral. At 16:30 there was an drop-in meeting in the cathedral discussing the topic of migration. Among Ed D’Souza, artist of the Migrant Car project came also OsloBIENNALE curators Eva González-Sancho Bodero and Per Gunnar Eeg-Tverbakk …

ReMapping The Unforseen

12.06.19 “Today, His Majesty the King of Norway welcomed His Excellency President Moon Jae-in and First Lady Kim Jung-sook to the very first Korean state visit to Norway.” Kongehuset On the day of the very dicplacement of Migrant Car in the car-free zone, it was parked in Kongensgate. Fortunatly, the president of South Korea was …

Participative Performance

03.06.19 How to meet the public through the sensible of poetics? And how to let oneself as an artist and new to a city share personal stories for the public to be a part of?  On the 3rd of June, Qi performed the first sequence of ‘The Freedom I Thought Would Turn Into Nostalgia’. Starting …

Opening of Migrant Car

25.05.19 The last couple of month ‘Migrant Car’ has been built and constructed at Eddie King’s upholstery workshop at Grünerløkka by craftworkers Eddie King himself, Ronny Karlsen and Kristian Rosskopf. On the 25th of May it was finally time to officially set Migrant Car out in Oslo city center for the first time. Rolling down …