The Goblets

01/02 – 17/02/2019
Preview: Friday 01/02 19:00

Solo presentation: Ane Graff


At: Ila pensjonat
Waldemar Thranes gate 70, Oslo









About the artist
Ane Graff (b. 1974, Bodø, Norway) lives and works in Oslo. She graduated from Bergen National Academy of the Arts in 2004 and currently holds a position of research fellow at the Oslo Academy of Fine Art. Recent and upcoming exhibitions include "Earth – Body" at Museo de Geología UNAM, Mexico City; the Art Encounters Biennial 2019, Timișoara, Romania; "Soon Enough: Art in Action", Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm; “Myths of the Marble”, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo, and the Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia; the 11th Gwangju Biennale “The Eighth Climate (What Does Art Do?)”, Gwangju; and ”Surround Audience – The New Museum Triennial 2015", NY. Ane Graff is part of "Weather Report – Forecasting Future" at the Nordic Pavilion at the 58th Venice Biennale, curated by Leevi Haapala and Piia Oksanen of KIASMA, Helsinki.



1857 is supported by Arts Council Norway

Ane Graff, The Goblets (Alzheimer’s), 2017. 42 × 30 × 30 cm.
Glass case, MDF pedestal, acrylic paint, glass goblet containing: quicksilver, silver, tin, zinc, copper (from dental amalgam); benzodiazepines (include lorazepam (Ativan), alprazolam (Xanax) and clonazepam (Klonopin)) (from anti-anxiety and insomnia drugs); maltitol, sorbitol, xylitol, steviol glycosides, ammonium salt, gum arabic, glycyrrhizin, E153, gum arabic (from sugar free salt liquorish pastilles); corn syrup, sugar, dextrose, modified cornstarch (from marshmallows); diacetyl, perfluorooctanoic acid, tertiary-butyl hydroquinone, trans fats (from microwave popcorn); sacharomyces cerevisiae yeast, mold, gluten, hardened rapeseed oil (from molded white bread); potassium aluminum sulfate (from deodorant); glucose fructose, syrup, glycerol, E133, corn syrup, starch, E420, salt, sugar (from blue icing colour); calcium silicate, sodium (from table salt); inorganic copper and aluminum powders, and crushed glass in epoxy laminating resin mix.