MOLAF at TABF JUNE 15 - 18. 2017
We are bringing The Museum of Longing and Failure to the Toronto Art Book Fair at Artscape Youngplace.

Composition for three and more triangles JUNE 2016 - JUNE 2017
For the period of June 2016 to June 2017, we are presenting a series of new works within the triangular glass cabinet at the main entrance of Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo.

Kunstnerforbundet | Kjeld Stubs gate 3 | Oslo, Norway
Open Tuesday to Friday: 11.00 - 17.00; Thursday: 11.00 - 18.00; Saturday: 11.00 - 16.00; Sunday: 12.00 - 16.00

Works available at Entrée: Paperwork
A selection of our collage-based works are available through Entrée: Paperwork in Bergen, Norway.

Books available in Berlin, New York, Tokyo, Toronto, Oslo, Bergen, and Warsaw
Our artist books are now being carried by Motto, Berlin; Printed Matter, New York; Vermikko Books, Tokyo; Art Metropole, Toronto; Or Gallery, Vancouver;
Torpedo Press, Oslo; The Art Museums of Bergen (KODE) and Hordaland Kunstsenter, Bergen; and The Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw.

Book sales and trades are also available directly through us.


Centre A Gala & Auction APRIL 22. 2017
We have a work in Centre A's 18th Anniversary Gala & Art Auction.
The Westin Bayshore Hotel, Vancouver | April 22 from 6 to 10 pm

Then one thing led to another FEBRUARY 9 - 19. 2017
We have been invited by the Norwegian collective Gruppe 11 to contribute to the formation of their group exhibition at Nordic Anthology,
a new project space at Fotogalleriet, Oslo.

Opening reception: Feb. 9 at 19.00
Stiftelsen Fotogalleriet | Møllergata 34, Oslo

MOLAF Incarnations DECEMBER 2016
We are pleased to present The Museum of Longing and Failure's second published work, MOLAF Incarnations, which comprises a short story and
a series of paper collages, both based on the first fifty artworks acquired by the MOLAF.

Available at Motto, Berlin, Hordaland Kunstsenter, Bergen, Art Metropole, Toronto, Or Gallery, Vancouver, or directly through us.

The Imaginary Reader DECEMBER 13 - 15. 2016
We are among the contributing artists/ writers to The Imaginary Reader, a new publication by Volt, Bergen.
The launch takes place at Landmark, Bergen, and Black Box Theatre, Oslo, on December 13th and 15th, respectively.

The Museum of Longing and Failure: Installment No.18 DECEMBER 9 - 11. 2016
We are pleased to present the eighteenth installment of The Museum of Longing and Failure, with new works by:


Installment No. 18 will take place at the Friends with Books art book fair at Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin.

As part of the event, the MOLAF will also be launching its second published work, MOLAF Incarnations,
and will present an installation entitled MOLAF Approximations No. 1-50.

Reception: Friday, December 9th from 18.00 to 20:00
Hours: Saturday, December 10th and Sunday, December 11th from 11.00 to 19.00

Backroom Discussion: The Flexible Artwork DECEMBER 3. 2016
We are guest speakers at Backroom Discussion: The Flexible Artwork; a seminar co-presented by TENT Center for Contemporary Art
and Museum Boijmans van Beuningen.

TENT | Witte de Withstraat 50 | Rotterdam, Netherlands
Saturday, December 3rd from 13.30 - 17.00

Perpetual Invention NOVEMBER 30. 2016
We are presenting a reading-performance as part of Perpetual Invention: Searching For Institutional Practice, Hordaland Kunstsenter's
40th anniversary program of lectures, discussions and events that explore ways of thinking about contemporary art institutions.

Hordaland Kunstsenter | Klosteret 17 | Bergen, Norway
Wednesday, November 30th at 19.00

Artists in residence at Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin NOVEMBER 15. 2015 - NOVEMBER 15. 2016
We are the 2015/16 grantees of the Canada Council International Artist Residency at Künstlerhaus Bethanien in Berlin, Germany.

Lewis & Taggart: The Essence of Form OCTOBER 30. 2016
Article by Eva Kaczor in ARTberlin.

The Museum of Longing and Failure: Installment No.17 OCTOBER 6 - 30. 2016
We are pleased to present the seventeenth installment of The Museum of Longing and Failure, with new works by:


For the occasion, each sculpture from the MOLAF's permanent collection will be represented in approximate form alongside the new acquisitions.

Künstlerhaus Bethanien | Kottbusser Str. 10, Berlin, Germany
Opening reception: Thursday, October 6 at 19.00 | Opening hours: Tuesday - Sunday, 14.00 - 19.00

On the Museum of Longing and Failure SUMMER 2016
A conversation between Matea Kulić and us, published in ti-TCR No. 14: Stuff by The Capilano Review, Vancouver. (PDF version here.)
Featuring works from the collection of the MOLAF by Nadia Belerique, Dillan Marsh, Heidi Nagtegaal, and Erica Stocking and Christian Kliegel.

Lewis & Taggart: Collective Forms SUMMER 2016
Interview by Monica Holmen in the new issue of KUNSTforum magazine.

MOLAF Variations JUNE 28 - 29. 2016
On June 28th and 29th, 2016, The Institute for Endotic Research: Formation Centre in Berlin, Germany hosts
The Museum of Longing and Failure for two evenings of words, images, sounds, and conversation.

Tuesday, June 28th and Wednesday, June 29th at 19.00
Curvrystrasse 11/12 | 10997 Berlin

More info here.

VECTOR Artists Journal : Issue-7 MARCH 2016
We are one of the 25 artists/collectives contributing to Issue No. 7 of Vector, to be launched at Entrée, Bergen, on March 5, 2016.

Lewis & Taggart: Austerity and Absurdity FEBRUARY 2016
Interview by Jade Yumang in ArtFile Magazine, New York City.

Davis Museum FEBRUARY 2016
Our work "Terminal Object No. 44" (2013) is now in the permanent collection of the Davis Lisboa Mini-Museum of Contemporary Art in Barcelona, Spain.

The Museum of Longing and Failure at the Vancouver Art/Book Fair OCTOBER 16 - 18. 2015
We are pleased to present the sixteenth installment of The Museum of Longing and Failure, with new works by:


Installment No. 16 will take place at the 4th Annual Vancouver Art/Book Fair, in conjunction with the launch of the Museum of Longing and
Failure's first published work, MOLAF Variations.

Held at the Vancouver Art Gallery | 750 Hornby Street | Vancouver, Canada
October 17th and 18th : 12 – 6 pm | Members Preview - October 16th : 6 – 8 pm

A line in spite of itself AUGUST 13 - SEPTEMBER 13. 2015
Solo exhibition at Tegnerforbundet (The Drawing Centre), Oslo.

Opening reception: Thursday, August 13th from 18.00 - 20.00
Open Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday: 11.00 - 17.00; Thursday: 11.00 - 18.00; Saturday and Sunday: 12.00 - 16.00

Tegnerforbundet | Rådhusgaten 17 | 5011 Oslo | Norway

The Museum of Longing and Failure: Installment No.15 JULY 3 - 26. 2015
We are pleased to present the fifteenth installment of The Museum of Longing and Failure, with new works by:


New works on display until July 26th. Archived works available for viewing by appointment.
Please contact us for opening hours and bookings.

MOLAF Archive | USF Verftet: No. 143 (on the quay) | Georgernes Verft 12 | 5011 Bergen | Norway

which is a way of saying: a word was removed JUNE 11 - JUlY 12. 2015
Group exhibition at Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo.
Curated by Benedicte Clementsen and Johanne Hestvold.

Wish you were here? MAY 9 - JUNE 28. 2015
Group exhibition at MAC Birmingham, UK.
Curated by Jeremy Cooper in collaboration with Cynthia Morrison-Bell.

Featuring over 200 artists including Carl Andre, Joseph Beuys, Ruth Claxton, Julie Cockburn, Gilbert & George, Richard Long, Yoko Ono,
Ruth Proctor, Dieter Roth, amongst many others, this exhibition presents works from Jeremy Cooper's major artists' postcards collection
before its donation to the British Museum Prints and Drawings Department in 2018.

The Museum of Longing and Failure: Installment No.14 + Archive Launch MAY 15 - JUNE 28. 2015
On May 15th, The Museum of Longing and Failure launches a new installment and archive at USF Verftet in Bergen, Norway.

With works by:

Launch: Friday, May 15 from 17.00 - 23.00.

New works on display until June 28th. Archived works available for viewing by appointment.
Please contact us for opening hours and bookings.

USF Verftet: No. 143 (on the quay) | Georgernes Verft 12 | 5011 Bergen | Norway

Black Holes and other painted objects APRIL 24 - MAY 24. 2015
Solo exhibition at Entrée, Bergen, Norway.

Opening reception: Friday, April 24th at 20.00.
Gallery hours: Thursday – Sunday, 12.00 - 16.00.

To conclude the exhibition, we will perform Music for Black Holes at Landmark, Bergen Kunsthall, on Sunday, May 24th at 19.00.

Purple Diary MAY 20. 2015
We are featured in Purple's Highlights from NADA Art Fair 2015.

NADA Art Fair MAY 14 - 17. 2015
Entrée presents works by Bjørn Mortensen, Lewis & Taggart, Steinar Haga Kristensen, Vilde Salhus Røed, Heidi Bjørgan, Azar Alsharif,
and Linda Sormin at the New York NADA Art Fair.

Thursday, May 14: 6pm to 8pm
Friday, May 15: 11am to 7pm
Saturday, May 16: 11am to 7pm
Sunday, May 17: 11am to 5pm

Pier 36 | Basketball City | 299 South Street | New York, NY 10002

Paperwork MARCH 12 - APRIL 25. 2015
Solo exhibition at Syntax, Lisbon.
Curated by Markéta Stará Condeixa.

Opening reception: Thursday, March 12th at 22.00.
Gallery hours: Wednesday – Saturday, 14.00 - 19.00.

Syntax | Rua de Boavista 50 | 1170 – 375 Lisbon | Portugal

The Museum of Longing and Failure in Amfissa, Greece OCTOBER 4 - 26. 2014
For the its thirteenth installment, The Museum of Longing and Failure will appear in the group exhibition Failure in Amfissa, Greece.
The show is curated by Theodoros Zafiropoulos and produced by Neon and The Symptom Projects.

Opening reception: Saturday, October 4th at 20.00 | Visiting hours: Daily 18.00 - 22.00
Presented at the site of the old Hospital Amfissa

The New York Art Book Fair SEPTEMBER 25 - 28. 2014
A selection of our books will be featured by the Hordaland Art Centre Bookshop at The New York Art Book Fair.

Thursday, Sept. 25, 6:00 PM - Sunday, Sept. 28, 7:00 PM

A Nice Pair SEPTEMBER 11 - 28. 2014
Solo exhibition at Entrée's satellite space at ISCP, New York City.

Opening reception: Thursday, September 11th from 18.00 - 21.00.
Also open by appointment until September 28th.

ISCP | Studio No. 221| 10140 Metropolitan Avenue | Brooklyn, New York

Art Book Weekend SEPTEMBER 11 - 14. 2014
A selection of our books are included in the Art Book Weekend at Demon's Mouth, Oslo.
Curated by Sveinn Fannar Jóhannsson.

Opening reception: Thursday, September from 19.00 - 22.00, with a reading by Jesper Fabricius
Open: Friday, September 12th from 18:00 to 21:00 | Saturday, September 13th from12:00 to 16:00 | Sunday, September 14th from 12:00 to 16:00

Demon's Mouth | Københavngate 4 | Oslo

Banff Centre Thematic Residency JULY 6 - AUGUST 15. 2014
We are participating in The Universe and Other Systems with Shary Boyle; a thematic residency program at The Banff Centre in Alberta, Canada.

The Museum of Longing and Failure: Installment No. 12 JUNE 6 - 22. 2014
From June 6th to 22nd, The Museum of Longing and Failure will occupy RAKE Visningsrom at Elgesetergate 28 in Trondheim, Norway.

aiPotu (NO)
Richard Ibghy & Marilou Lemmens (CA)
Bjørn Mortensen (NO)
Camilla Skibrek (NO)
Ron Tran and Sylvain Sailly (CA)

Opening reception: Friday, June 6 at 19.00
Open Thursdays and Fridays from 15.00 - 18.00, and Saturdays and Sundays from 13.00 - 17.00

White horses black birds MAY 9. 2014
Solo exhibition at Grünerløkka Kunsthall, Oslo.

Friday, May 9 at 19.00
Fossveien 19 | Oslo, Norway

Cold Current FEBRUARY 7 - MARCH 9. 2014
Group exhibition in Reggio Emilia, Italy.

Friday, February 7 at Spazio Gerra (18.00)
Saturday, February 8 at Circolo degli Artisti (16.00), Flag no Flags (19.00), and Officina delle Arti (21.00)

Pulp Variations DECEMBER 12 - 16. 2013
Solo exhibition at Kunstverein Leipzig, Germany.

Opening reception: Thursday, December 12 at 20.00.
Gallery open: December 13th to 16th from 12.00 - 17.00.

The Sculptural Photography DECEMBER 12. 2013
Three of our works are featured in The Sculptural Photography by the Plantation Journal, London.

Launch: Thursday, December 12th, 19.00 to 22.00
The Plantation | Ridley Road Studio, Unit 7 | 51-63 Ridley Road | London E8 2NP

Set-ups NOVEMBER 30 - DECEMBER 22. 2013
Group exhibition at Platform Stockholm, Sweden.

Opening reception: Saturday, November 30 at 18.00.
Gallery hours: Thursday – Sunday 12:00 – 16:00.

A Movement of Pigs and Bricks NOVEMBER 20 - DECEMBER 20. 2013
We are presenting a new work at the University of Bergen Library of Humanities.
The project is curated by Marie Nerland of Volt.

Wednesday, November 20th at 18.00

From 20 November: Monday - Thursday 8:30 - 20:30; Friday 8:30 - 19:00; Saturday 11:00 - 16:00
From 5 December: Weekdays 8:30 - 19:00; Closed Saturdays
From 13 December: Weekdays 8:30 - 16:00; Closed Saturdays

Haakon Sheteligs plass 7 | 5007 Bergen | Norway

Performa 13: Flag NYC NOVEMBER 1 - 24. 2013
We are participating in Flag NYC as part of the Performa Biennial in New York City.
Click here to see the online catalogue.

Five on the double OCTOBER 11 - 20. 2013
Solo exhibition at Small Projects in Tromsø, Norway.

Opening reception: Friday, October 11th at 19.00.
Artist lecture: Thursday, October 10th at the Tromsø Academy of Contemporary Art at 13.00.

The Museum of Longing and Failure: Installment No. 11 SEPTEMBER 19 - NOVEMBER 14. 2013
From September 20th to November 14th, The Museum of Longing and Failure will take up temporary residence at Kolonnadenstr. 20 in Leipzig, Germany.

Steven Brekelmans (CA)

Hannah Heilmann (DK)

Antje Majewski & Olivier Guesselé Garai (DE/FR)
Arianne Olthaar (NL)

Opening reception: Thursday, September 19th at 19.00.
Open September 20 to November 14, whenever possible.
Please stop by at your leisure or contact to make an appointment.

BLUMEN Artists-in-Residence SEPTEMBER 1 - DECEMBER 31. 2013
We are guest artists at Künstlerresidenz BLUMEN in Leipzig, Germany.

Refresh yourself; the worst is yet to come AUGUST 16 - 18, 2013
Solo exhibition at NoPlace in Oslo, Norway.

Opening reception: Friday, August 16th at 19.00.
Open Saturday and Sunday 14.00 - 17.00.

Terminus MAY 3 - 11, 2013
We are presenting an off-site installation and new book work in the lobby of The Hotel Grand Terminus in Bergen Norway.
Produced by Tag Team Studio Gallery.

Launch & whisky tasting: May 3rd at 19.00 in the Grand Terminus Whisky Bar in Bergen, Norway.

Grand Show MARCH 15 - APRIL 15. 2013
The Museum of Longing and Failure will be featured in an installation by Ginancarlo Norese at Microgallery in Tirana.

Opening reception: March 15, 2013
Industri Lounge Bar
Rr. "Nikolla Tupe", 5 Tirana, Albania

An Epitaph for the World we are Leaving Behind DECEMBER 2012
One of our works is featured in a new publication by Percival Space, Oslo.

Drawing selection for RICHARD TUTTLE - SLIDE DECEMBER 17 - 21. 2012
We have been invited to select an arrangement of drawings for the exhibition RICHARD TUTTLE - SLIDE.
The exhibition is produced by Bergen Kunsthall and presented at Lysverket in Bergen, Norway.

The Museum of Longing and Failure: Installment No. 10 NOV. 16 - DEC. 27. 2012
From November 16 to December 27, The Museum of Longing and Failure will take up temporary residence in the former atelier of Tadeusz Kantor in Kraków.

Shayne Ehman (CA)
Pedro Gomez-Egana (CO/NO)
Brandon Labelle (US/DE)
Karen Nikgol (NO)
Wojtek Szaszor & Joanna Klass (PL)

ul. Sienna 7/5 | Kraków. Poland

Visiting hours & info here.
On Saturday, November 17th, there will be a presentation and discussion from 14.00 - 16.00.

Seminar: The Museum as Artistic Practice NOV. 16. 2012
We are guest speakers at The Museum as Artistic Practice in Krakow Poland; a seminar co-organized by Cricoteka and The National Museum in Krakow.

November 16: 10.00 - 15.00 | National Museum, Krakow
Click here to watch the lecture.

Book Launch OCT. 14. 2012
Our recently published artist book, Museum of the Golden Nail, will be launched at L/R in Suldal, Norway.
We will also give an artist talk.

Seminar: Re-place OCT. 11-13. 2012
We are guest speakers at Re-place Seminar #1 at the Bergen National Academy of the Arts, Norway.

The Museum of Longing and Failure: Installment No. 9 SEPT. 14 - 28. 2012
From September 14 -20, The Museum of Longing and Failure will relocate to Dawson City, Yukon, Canada.
This ninth installment of the museum is presented in parallel with the B-Open in Bergen, Norway.

Ian Campbell (CA)
Michael Doerksen (CA)
Caroline and Annette Kierulf (NO)
Corrina Thornton (UK/NO).

KIAC Artists-in-Residence SEPT. 5 - OCT. 2. 2012
We are guest artists at the The Klondike Institute of Art and Culture in Dawson City, Yukon, Canada.

Måg Magazine Interview SEPT. 2012
Måg recently interviewed us for their ninth issue.
Click here to read the interview.

The Unfinished Reconstruction of Ujazdowski Castle MAY 27 - AUGUST 26 2012
Solo exhibition in the Castle Museum of the Centre for Contemporary Art in Warsaw, Poland.
Book launch & closing reception: Aug. 26 at 13.00.

Lewis & Taggart: Micro-Museum Potential APRIL 2012
Interview by Paulina Jeziorek in Notes # 75 (p. 128-135).
Published by the Bec Zmiana Foundation, Warsaw.

Click here to read the interview (in Polish).
Click here to read the English translation.

Flagg MARCH 23 - APRIL 29. 2012
We have been invited to contribute a flag to Flagg, a project by Randi Grov Berger.
The flags will be presented in Bergen, Norway at Entrée and in various public spaces.

Opening reception: March 23 at 20.00.

A-I-R Laboratory MARCH 15 - JUNE 15. 2012
We are guest artists in the A-I-R Laboratory program at the Centre for Contemporary Art in Warsaw, Poland.

The MOLAF: Armory Show VIP Reception MARCH 9. 2012
On March 9, The Museum of Longing and Failure will make a one-night appearance in the Manhattan penthouse of the Norwegian Consul General.
The event is in conjunction with The Armory Show.

The Museum of Longing and Failure: Installment No. 8 FEBRUARY 26 - MARCH 9. 2012
From February 20 - 26, The Museum of Longing and Failure will occupy the street-level air conditioner window cage at 107 East 2nd Street, New York.
In 1961, Claes Oldenburg staged "The Store" at the same address.

Katie Bethune-Leamen (CA)
The Icelandic Love Corporation (IS)
Kurt Johannessen (NO)
The Ministry Of Transport And Communications (NO).