Peter J. Amdam
September 01, 2011 - November 30, 2011
Sponsored by American-Scandinavian Foundation, New York City, Office for Contemporary Art, Oslo
Peter J. Amdam is a cultural critic, writer, and curator based in Oslo. He has written extensively on contemporary art and theory and is an occasional collaborator with artist Matias Faldbakken. Educated at the University of Oslo where he studied Comparative Literature and aesthetic theory, Amdam’s diverse background includes skateboarding, DJing, and fashion magazines; he is also a well-known performer on the international hardcore music scene. Recent work includes editor of Fin Serck-Hanssen’s photographic history of punk and post-punk, In Between Pictures: Photographs 1979-1986, and the essay “Anacoluthic Interpellation” (forthcoming, September 2011).