Me and the Storyteller (2012), Kristiansands kunsthall

In the work Me and the Storyteller, the artists explore how an oral description changes as it is transferred from one person to another. How is information interpreted and construed?
Through conversations around five specific works of art, chosen by five different curators, the artists produced five new pieces. Each piece was the result of four stages of oral transference.

The condition was that one person described a piece of art without revealing the medium in which it was created, that is whether it was a painting, photograph, sculpture or a performance. The recipient then conveyed this to a new person, who in turn conveyed this to someone else. The participants had to listen and memorise a story in order to convey it orally to someone else.
The last person would then contact the artists, after which the artists created a new piece from the final description.

Participants: Will Bradley, Bjørg Karin B. Buttedahl, Wenche Ekornhol, Anna Frändberg, Freija Frändberg, Geir Haraldseth, Stina Högkvist, Julian Kramer, Kjell A Kristiansen, Sigbjørn Lie, Vilde Naia Moi, Åshild Mollestad, Maud Mostue, Cecilie Nissen, Siri Nordhagen, Ninon Onarheim, Helena Schibsted, Emelie Sporrefält, Mats Stjernstedt, Emilie Bjåland Wold.
Co-ordinator: Mariken Kramer. Graphic Designer: Ariane Spanier.
The work was displayed at Kristiansand Kunsthall in 2012.