Bouchra Khalili: The Nordic Chapter

Fotogalleriet, Oslo Kunstforening and TrAP are pleased to present a multi-site program of the internationally renowned artist Bouchra Khalili, the result of a collaboration spanning several years.


14.08.2020 - 27.09.2020
OPENING 13.08.2020

The Nordic Chapter is Khalili’s first solo exhibition in Norway. Encompassing moving image, installation, photography and publication, the show features works produced in the last ten years, examining the implicit politics within the memory of anti-colonial struggles in the Global South and the Global North.

Khalili’s work has been the subject of many international solo exhibitions, including shows at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, USA (2019), Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany (2018), Jeu de Paume National Gallery, Paris, France (2018), Secession, Vienna, Austria (2018), Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH, USA (2017), MoMA, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, USA (2016), Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France (2015), MACBA, Barcelona, Spain (2015), PAMM, Miami, FL, USA (2013-2014), among others.

This exhibition has been made possible through the generous support of the Institut français, ifa (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen), Oslo National Academy of the Arts, The Audio and Visual Fund, Arts Council Norway, The Fritt Ord Foundation and The Norwegian Association of Art Societies.

Video stills from "The Speeches Series" and "Foreign Office" by Bouchra Khalili. Courtesy of the artist.


Visual Art





Oslo kunstforening
Støttet av
Institut français
ifa (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen)
Kunsthøgskolen i Oslo
Fond for lyd og bilde
Fritt Ord
Norske Kunstforeninger