Upcoming

Friends with Books, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin
The Bergen Art Book Fair, Bergen Kunsthall, Norway
Solo exhibition: USF Verftet, Bergen, Norway
Solo exhibition: The Rooms, St. John's, Canada
Group exhibition: The British Museum, London, UK

2017

June 15 – 18
We are participating in the Toronto Art Book Fair with The Museum of Longing and Failure.

June 2016 – August 2017
We are presenting a series of new works entitled Compositions for three and more triangles within the triangular glass cabinet at the main entrance of Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo.

April 22
We have a work in Centre A's 18th Anniversary Gala & Art Auction in Vancouver, Canada.

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

2016

December
We are among the contributing artists/writers to The Imaginary Reader, a new publication by Volt, Bergen.

December 12
MOLAF Incanations, our latest publication, is featured in What to Buy at Berlin's Friendliest Art Book Fair.

December 9 – 11
We are pleased to present the eighteenth installment of The Museum of Longing and Failure, with new works by Geoffrey Booras (US), Jan Freuchen (NO), Bjørn-Henrik Lybeck (NO), And Juuso Noronkoski (FI). Installment No. 18 takes place at the 2016 Friends with Books art book fair at Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin. As part of the event, we are launching the MOLAF's second published work, MOLAF Incanations, and presenting an installation entitled MOLAF Approximations No. 1-50.

December 3
We are guest speakers at Backroom Discussion: The Flexible Artwork, a one-day seminar at TENT, Rotterdam, Netherlands.

November 30
We are presenting a reading-performance as part of Perpetual Invention: Searching For Institutional Practice at Hordaland Kunstsenter in Bergen, Norway.

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

October 6 – 30
We are pleased to present the seventeenth installment of The Museum of Longing and Failure, with new works by: Vanessa Brown (CA), Ingrid Furre and Olof Nimar (NO/SE), Johanne Hestvold & Gaute Tenold Aase (NO), and Jade Yumang (CA). Installment No. 17 is held at Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany

Summer
On the Museum of Longing and Failure: Interview by Matea Kulić, published in ti-TCR No. 14: Stuff by The Capilano Review, Vancouver.

Summer
Lewis & Taggart - Collective Forms: Interview by Monica Holmen in KUNSTforum, Oslo.

June 28 – 29
The Institute for Endotic Research: Formation Centre, Berlin hosts The Museum of Longing and Failure for two evenings of words, images, sounds, and conversation.

March
We are one of the 25 artists/collectives contributing to Issue No. 7 of Vector Artists Journal, New York City.

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

February
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.

2015

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.

October 16 – 18
We are pleased to present the sixteenth installment of The Museum of Longing and Failure, with new works by Nadia Belerique (CA), Jacob Gleeson (CA), Josefine Lyche (NO), and Dillan Marsh (UK/NO). Installment No. 16 takes place at the 4th Annual Vancouver Art/Book Fair, in conjunction with the launch of the MOLAF's first published work, MOLAF Variations.

August 13 – September 13
A line in spite of itself: Solo exhibition at Tegnerforbundet (The Drawing Centre), Oslo, Norway.

July 3 – 26
We are pleased to present the fifteenth installment of The Museum of Longing and Failure, with new works by Niki Boghossian (CA), Erik Larsson (SE), Luke Parnell (CA), and Sverre Strandberg (NO). Installment No. 15 is held at the MOLAF Archive at USF Verftet: No. 143 (on the quay) in Bergen, Norway.

June 11 – July 12
which is a way of saying: a word was removed: Group exhibition at Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo, Norway

May 9 – June 28
Wish you were here?: Group exhibition at MAC Birmingham, UK.

May 15 – June 28
The Museum of Longing and Failure launches a new installment and archive at USF Verftet: No. 143 (on the quay) in Bergen, Norway. Installment No. 14 features new works by Grayson Cox (US), Cato Løland (NO), Mercedes Mühleisen (NO), and Erica Stocking & Christian Kliegel (CA).

April 24 – May 24
Black Holes and other painted objects: Solo exhibition at Entrée, Bergen, Norway.

May 24
Music for Black Holes: Performance at Landmark, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway.

May 20
Highlights from NADA Art Fair 2015: Purple Diary, New York City.

May 14 – 17
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.

March 12 – April 25
Paperwork: Solo exhibition at Syntax, Lisbon, Portugal.

2014

October 4 – 26
For its thirteenth installment, The Museum of Longing and Failure presents a collection of postcard editions in the group exhibition Failure in Amfissa, Greece, at the site of the old Hospital Amfissa.

September 25 – 28
A selection of our books are featured by the Hordaland Art Centre Bookshop at The New York Art Book Fair.

September 11 – 28
A Nice Pair: Solo exhibition at Entrée's satellite space at ISCP, New York City.

September 11 – 14
A selection of our books are included in the Art Book Weekend at Demon's Mouth, Oslo, Norway.

July 6 – August 15
We are participating in The Universe and Other Systems with Shary Boyle; a thematic residency program at The Banff Centre in Alberta, Canada.

June 6 – 22
We are pleased to present the twelfth installment of The Museum of Longing and Failure, with new works by aiPotu (NO), Richard Ibghy & Marilou Lemmens (CA), Bjørn Mortensen (NO), Camilla Skibrek (NO), and Ron Tran & Sylvain Sailly (CA). Installment No. 12 takes place at RAKE Visningsrom in Trondheim, Norway.

May 9
White horses black birds: Solo exhibition at Grünerløkka Kunsthall, Oslo, Norway.

February 7 – March 9
Cold Current: Group exhibition at Spazio Gerra, Circolo degli Artisti, Flag no Flags, and Officina delle Arti, Reggio Emilia, Italy.

2013

December 12 – 16
Pulp Variations: Solo exhibition at Kunstverein Leipzig, Germany.

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

November 30 – December 22
Set-ups: Group exhibition at Platform Stockholm, Sweden.

November 21 – 24
We are guest artists at On collectivity and collaboration in art, a symposium produced by Volt, Bergen.

November 20 – December 20
A Movement of Pigs and Bricks: Temporary public work at the University of Bergen Library of Humanities, produced by Volt, Bergen.

November 1 – 24
Flag NYC: Group exhibition in the Performa Biennial, New York City. Catalogue here.

October 11 – 20
Five on the double: Solo exhibition at Small Projects, Tromsø, Norway.

September 19 – November 14
We are pleased to present the eleventh installment of The Museum of Longing and Failure, with new works by Steven Brekelmans (CA), Hannah Heilmann (DK), Antje Majewski & Olivier Guesselé Garai (DE/FR), and Arianne Olthaar (NL). Installment No. 11 is held at Kolonnadenstr. 20 in Leipzig, Germany.

September 1 – December 31
We are artists-in-residence at Künstlerresidenz BLUMEN in Leipzig, Germany.

August 16 – 18
Refresh yourself; the worst is yet to come: Solo exhibition at NoPlace, Oslo, Norway.

May 3 – 11
Terminus: Off-site installation and book launch at Hotel Grand Terminus in Bergen, Norway. Produced by Tag Team Studio Gallery.

March 15 – April 15
Grand Show: The Museum of Longing and Failure is featured in an installation by Ginancarlo Norese at Microgallery in Tirana, Albania.

2012

December 2012
We have a work in "An Epitaph for the World we are Leaving Behind," a publication by Percival Space, Oslo.

December 17 – 21
We have been invited to select an arrangement of drawings for the exhibition RICHARD TUTTLE - SLIDE, an exhibition at KODE, Bergen, Norway, produced by Bergen Kunsthall.

November 16 – December 27
For its tenth installment, The Museum of Longing and Failure takes up temporary residence at Cricoteka, Kraków, Poland, in the former atelier of Tadeusz Kantor, with works by Shayne Ehman (CA), Pedro Gomez-Egana (CO/NO), Brandon Labelle (US/DE), Karen Nikgol (NO), Wojtek Szaszor & Joanna Klass (PL).

November 16
We are guest speakers at The Museum as Artistic Practice, a seminar at The National Museum in Kraków, Poland.

October 14
Museum of the Golden Nail: Book launch at L/R, Suldal, Norway.

October 11 – 13
We are guest speakers at Re-place, a seminar at the Bergen National Academy of the Arts, Norway.

September 14 – 28
For its ninth installment, The Museum of Longing and Failure relocates to the Bank of British North America in Dawson City, Yukon, Canada, and features new works by Ian Campbell (CA), Michael Doerksen (CA), Caroline and Annette Kierulf (NO), and Corrina Thornton (UK/NO).

September 5 – October 2
We are guest artists at the The Klondike Institute of Art and Culture in Dawson City, Yukon, Canada.

September
Lewis & Taggart: Interview by Måg Magazine, Oslo.

August 26
The Unfinished Reconstruction of Ujazdowski Castle: Book launch at the Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Poland.

May 27 – August 26
The Unfinished Reconstruction of Ujazdowski Castle: Solo exhibition in the Castle Museum of the Centre for Contemporary Art in Warsaw, Poland.

March 23 – April 29
Flagg: Group exhibition in public space in Bergen, Norway. Produced by Entrée.

April
Lewis & Taggart: Micro-Museum Potential: Interview by Paulina Jeziorek in Notes # 75 published by the Bec Zmiana Foundation, Warsaw, Poland. Interview (in Polish) here. English translation here.

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

March 9
The Museum of Longing and Failure makes a one-night appearance in the Manhattan penthouse of the Norwegian Consul General for an event held in conjunction with The Armory Show.

February 26 - March 9
We are pleased to present the eighth installment of The Museum of Longing and Failure, with new works by Katie Bethune-Leamen (CA), The Icelandic Love Corporation (IS), Kurt Johannessen (NO), and The Ministry Of Transport And Communications (NO). Installment No. 8 appears at 107 East 2nd Street, New York City; the site of Claes Oldenburg's 1961 installation "The Store."