antipodes café i Oslo

CURRENT STATUS: Redefining location.

Oslo S Utvikling AS

– Plan- og bygningsetaten
– Kulturetaten
– HAV Eiendom

antipodes café is a NON profitable artist run centre.

Workshops and presentations

• JUN. 04. “antipodes café and Pingpongo” Presentation in the frame of the event “Kulturhuset presents Kulturhuset”. KH, Oslo, Norway.

• APR. 17. “with and not for” Lecture, Usandizaga, San Sebastian, Basque Country.*
• APR. 16-17. “GARBIBAI 2015″ Workshop, San Sebastian, Basque Country. *
*Activities supported by the Office of Contemporary Art Norway -OCA-

• NOV. 28. “Ráfagas de diseño”, IV Iberoamerican Design Biennial, Matadero Madrid, Spain.
• NOV. 26. “with and not for”, Escuela superior de diseño, Madrid, Spain.
• NOV. 24. “Urban intervensjon – muligheter når målet er midlertidlighet”. Plankonferansen 2014 Dag 2, Statens vegvesen, Thon Hotel Opera, Oslo, Norway.
• NOV. 16. “antipodes café work in GARBIBAI”. Seminar “Basura O”, Centro Cultural de España, Montevideo, Uruguay.
• NOV. 03. “Utforsking av Norges flagg. barneworkshop, Singsaker Skole, Trondheim Norway.
• OCT. 30. “Utforsking av Norges flagg. barneworkshop, Gyllenborg Skole, Tromsø, Norway.
• OCT. 27. “Utforsking av Norges flagg. barneworkshop, Kirkenes Barneskole, Kirkenes, Norway.
• OCT. 24. “Utforsking av Norges flagg. barneworkshop, Elvebakken Skole, Alta, Norway.
• OCT. 22. “Utforsking av Norges flagg. barneworkshop, Karl Johan Minneskole, Kristiansand, Norway.
• OCT. 17. “Utforsking av Norges flagg, barneworkshop, Nordnes Skole, Bergen, Norway.
• OCT. 15. “appropriations and public art” Rogaland Kunstsenter, Stavanger, Norway.
• OCT. 15. “Utforsking av Norges flagg”, barneworkshop, Auglend Skole, Stavanger, Norway.
• OCT. 09. “Utforsking av Norges flagg”, barneworkshop, Longyearbyen Skole, Svalbard, Norway.



• MAY 20. Saturday — 20:00 Gartziategi, Donostia San Sebastian, Basque Country.
• JUN 04. Thursday — tbc. Kulturhuset i Oslo
• JUL 2. Thursday — 19:00 Kulturhuset i Oslo
• AUG 29. Saturday (“Hoy Ñoquis” Tournament) — 14:00 Youngstorget, Oslo.
• SET 24. Thursday — 19:00 Kulturhuset i Oslo
• NOV 5. Thursday — 19:00 Kulturhuset i Oslo

• MAR 26. Thursday — 19:00 Kulturhuset i Oslo
• NOV. 28. Pingpongo Madrid tournament, Espacio Ucrania, Madrid Community. (collaboration w/Alberto Nanclares)
• NOV. 24. Pingpongo Uruguay tournament, CCE-Montevideo, Uruguay. (w/Pingpongo Uruguay)
• NOV. 17-24. Pingpongo. Exhibition, CCE-Montevideo, Uruguay.

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• APR. 9. > MAY 17. “dorf”
Guest artist: Pfelder (GER)
Instructions “Do it again” by: Rosemarie Trockel / Felix González Torres. (*)

Non profitable artist run spaces located in toilets of coffeehouses/bars.

Run by antipodes café DO GALLERI presents solo exhibitions by artists that are invited to create works based on instructions from another artist, that were made for the open exhibition model “Do it” by the curator Hans Ulrich Obrist.

The first DO GALLERI is located at KASCHK Berlin (2015).

More info:

Utforsking av Norges Flagg


• MAR. “UNF – Barneworkshoper” selected by Utdanningsetaten, Oslo kommune to be part of the DKS programme 2015/2016.
• JUL. “UNF – Katalogue”
• AUG. 14. > SEP. 11 > “UNF – Utstilling”, solo show, Galleri Svalbard, Longyearbyen, Norway.

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• JUN. 29. Dronning Eufemias Gate 24. Oslo, Norway.
• MAY. 29. San Sebastian, Basque Country.
• MAR. 29. Dronning Eufemias Gate 24. Oslo, Norway. √
• JAN. 29. Vallegata 12B. Oslo, Norway. √

• DEC. 29. Vallegata 12B. Oslo, Norway. √

Each 29 we arrange meetings where we serve ñoquis and talk about traditions.


So happy to read that the project we are working for GARBIBAI 2015 was selected by “Ardora” citizen committee in Donostia San Sebastián 2016 and distinguished with the biggest grant they give… Congratulations to the whole team of Gondolin Kluba!!! More info: here Soon we will be there beloved friends, lets keep paddling…

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satire seminar signs

so right now is a seminar arranged by Deichmanske Bibliotek at the Norwegian National Library In Oslo. There several signs we made to break monday-morning-ice… more picts in facebook as usual.

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Invited by Future Farmers (USA), we presented them an idea for an intervention during their upcoming soil procession here in Oslo. Nice exercise and dialogues with them via Skype. Unfortunately for the city it will not happen. But our proposal will be included in an publication they will make soon. One should be as erudite […]

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so the pilot of our project “Reshow” is going on… Yes!, lets reuse some wood from the recent exhibition “Stakkars Oss” at DogA for a symposium about satire at the National Library this monday… thanks Gunnar and DogA!

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Design as strategy -review-

Nice review by teachers about lecture and workshop we developed recently at Usandizaga Design Institute in San Sebastian, Basque Country. It is in spanish Check link: here “April 16th and 17th, with Garbibai we coordinated two days of design “not for”, where we had the fortune to count with the designer and artist Felipe Ridao […]

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GARBIBAI 2015 –treasures show–

Thanks to our friend Ainara Marti, we arrived to the great Finnish designer based in the Basque Country, Tytti Thusberg, who will participate in our upcoming urban intervention in San Sebastián. It’s all happening the last day of May, in the frame of GARBIBAI 2015. We are really looking forward to meet her again

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Workshop “No para”

Thanks to the support from OCA, we are now in San Sebastián developing a two days workshop where the main dish is to think and arrive to ideas about how to communicate a project like GARBIBAI. Aren’t we producing more trash while communicating an cultural project concern about trash?  Thanks to  Usandizaga Institute and to all participants! […]

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Lecture “No Para” (eng: “with and not for”)

Today our Felipe gave a lecture at Usandizaga Design Institute in San Sebastian, Basque Country presenting our way of working in antipodes café… Lot of so nice people there! Foto: © Usandizaga Diseño 2015.

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Talking about flag

Today we will meet the Mayor of Oslo to talk about the norwegian flag. Part of this interview will be also published in the catalogue of our project “Utforsking av Norges flagg” stay tuned!

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