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As Handsome as the Chance Encounter

Vernissage of As Handsome as the Chance Encounter

Opening bilingual reading of Les Chants de Maldoror by Maria Ellingsen Austbø (FR/NO).


The exhibition As Handsome as the Chance Encounter was curated by Johanna Zanon and took place between February 27 and March 29, 2020 (extended to April 22 due to COVID-19).

Contemporary fashion and art meet in this exhibition inspired by the poem Les Chants de Maldoror (1869) by the Comte de Lautréamont, showing for the first time in Norway, creations of Paris-based fashion designers – Clinique Vestimentaire, Coralie Marabelle, Mansour Martin, and Proêmes de Paris – together with works of both French and Norwegian emerging artists – Grégoire Motte, Jara Marken, Pia Antonsen Rognes, and Steffen André Nilsen.

At RAM Galleri, Oslo. 

February 27, 2020 from 6 to 8 pm.

Read more on the exhibition.

See the exhibition's digital tour.

See the exhibition book.

See the curator's guided tour on February 29.
See a review of the exhibition in Kunstavisen (in Norwegian).

See a review of the exhibition book in Cahiers Lautréamont (in French).

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