Anja Carr, Norway

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Website: www.anjacarr.com 

Instagram: @anja_carr

Moments

Anja Carr works as an artist in Oslo, Norway, where she founded the pink gallery PINK CUBE in 2011, that she has been running alone for five years, with a majority of female exhibitors. Her performances in handmade costumes and home-like set-designs transform animals and toys in a colorful, adult world, eventually ending up as her photo-series «Moments» with one photo from each performance. The photographs follow a dream-or nightmarish logic with no limits between genders, humans and animals, children and adults. Maura Egan described the works in Travel + Leisure Magazine (NYC 2015): «Carr’s performance art, part My Little Pony, part Paul McCarthy, explores adolescence and sexuality.» - elaborated in iD Magazine (London 2017): «(...) children’s characters are often brought to life (...) pointing to the way domestic space is gender-coded, and shapes our psyche (...)»