For we are where we are not presents a selection of Torp's works from the past five years. It consists of several projects that have common cultural and historical references, referencing topics such as cultural heritage and collective memory.
Essays written by Helge Jordheim, a dr.art in German Literature, Research Director for Cultural Transformations in the Age of Globalizations (Kultrans) University of Oslo, Nina Denney Ness, an art historian, curator and educator at the National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design in Oslo, Agnès Poitevin-Navarre, a French conceptual artist and writer based in London, Eivind Slettemeås, an artist, curator, author and publishing manager at Torpedo Press.
19×26 cm / 80 pages / Offset print/ Softcover / Edition of 500 / Published by SATELLITT 2013 / ISBN 978-82-999287-0-0
Outside everything is immeasurable documents a site-specific project Torp made at the Association of Norwegian Sculptors' Project room at Carl Berner Underground Station, in Oslo from November 2011 to January 2012. The project involved an intervention in the architecture and the local community in the area, by moving light and framing the view vertically from the apartments in the high-rise building situated right above the station, and by reframing it inside the project space located in the transit hall of subway station.
Essays written by Bruno Laeng, a Professor in Cognitive Neuropsychology at the University of Oslo who does research on perception, mental imagery and visual memory. Gro Lauvland, a practicing architect and Associate Professor at the Department of Architectural Design, History and Technology at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim and Linda Olsen, Project Director at Sculpture Arena East, The Association of Norwegian Sculptors.
16×22 cm / 52 pages / Offset print / Softcover / Edition of 500 / Published by SATELLITT 2013 / ISBN 978-82-999287-1-7
Artist books are designed by Ariane Spanier, Berlin
Produced and edited by Nina Torp
The Artist books are supported by the Norwegian Arts Council and Vederlagsfondet.
The books are available for purchase at Motto, Berlin and Torpedo Bookshop , Oslo