The Proposal for 22 July Memorial Sites in Oslo's Government Quarter Made Public

June 28 2017


Since September 2016, Jonas Dahlberg Studio has worked on a developed proposal for a national memorial in Oslo. The work, which includes a permanent and a temporary site, was comissioned by KORO Public Art Norway following an invited competition in 2014. It has been developed in close dialogue with the affected parties as well as the Ministry of Culture and Ministry of Local Government.  As per a decision by the Norwegian Government in June 2017, the commission to realize the project is currently cancelled. The proposal is now published on this website, as well as in the news media.

Verdi's Macbeth Opening at Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona

Lead Artist for the New Bristol Arena

Interview Published by Hyperallergic

In Dialogue with Magdalena Malm on An Imagined City

Art Basel June 16-19

October 7th 2016


Jonas Dahlberg created the set design for Giuseppe Verdi's opera Macbeth at the Grand Théâtre de Genève, directed by Christof Loy. The same production, with sceno-graphy and costumes in shades of black and white, is now being brought to Barcelona. Playing at El Liceu until October 24th.

Scheduled for completion in 2018


Jonas Dahlberg Studio is comissioned to produce an integrated public artwork for the new Bristol Arena in the UK, a project being pursued in collaboration with Populous Architects, Fielden Clegg Bradley Studios, BuroHappold Engineers, Vanguardia, Field Art Projects. The concept for the project, still a work-in-progress, is to use the architecture itself as its medium.

July 22nd 2016


”A Symbolic Wound Takes Shape in Norway to Remember the 2011 Massacre” by Karen Gardiner, on the occasion of five years passing since the events of July 22.

April 21 2016,  at 6 pm


A conversation between Jonas Dahlberg and Magdalena Malm, Director of Public Art Agency Sweden, on the intersection of architecture and public art. The point of departure is An Imagined City, a permanent sound work in the  foyer of the new KTH School of Architecture in Stockholm.

Previews June 14-15


Magazzino D'arte Moderna is showing the video work Music Box (Hall 2.1 Booth P02), and Galerie Nordenhake is showing the photo series Birds (Hall 2.1 Booth S13).

Interview Published in Dagens Nærings-liv, D2 Magasin

March 17 2016


''Selv om jeg tenkte at stedet skulle være en vakker plass, tenkte jeg det, at ja, litt vondt kan det få lov å gjøre' – written by Kristiane Larssen for the weekend magazine of the Norwegian newspaper Dagens Næringsliv.

Jonas Dahlberg on the Jury for Swedish Memorial for the 2004 Tsunami

January – December 2016


The tsunami that struck Southeast Asia on December 26th was one of the most devastating natural disasters in recorded history, with over a quarter million casualties. To commemorate the 543 Swedes who where among the lives lost and a place for relatives and survivors to gather, the Swedish Government has initiated an inter-national competition for the design of a memorial in Stockholm. Jonas Dahlberg is invited to be part of the jury.

The Mirror awarded as
”1% Project of the Year 2015” by Stockholm Konst

November 23rd 2015


The Mirror was comissioned in accordance with Stockholm's ”1% for Public Art” policy for new building projects, as a public artwork for the city's new football stadium. The occasion of the prize ceremony also served as a a launch of the Stockholm Konst's book 'Konstprojekt 2015'.

Solo Exhibition at Magazzino d'Arte Moderna in Rome

Solo Exhibition at Galerie Nordenhake

The Path of the Sun, for the Centenary of Finland's Independance

Winning competition entry


The work consists of a raised and tilted circular structure. It is angled to correlate with the position of the sun as it travels across the sky. Markings in the landscape below the structure notes the time and position on the horizon of the sun at sunrise and sundown on December 6th.

February 12 to May 8 2016


Magazzino is pleased to announce its third solo show by Jonas Dahlberg in the gallery space. After having focused in recent years on large-scale public commissions, Dahlberg produced a new series of works with a more intimate and personal approach, echoing an inner landscape of visual and sound memories, and an immersive fascination with nature.

Opening October 1st 2015


After several years of working primarily on large public comssions, Jonas Dahlberg's return to the gallery setting is described as an exploration of the intimate. The exhibition at Galerie Nordenhake, Stockholm, is entitled Diorama and Includes the video works Music Box and Music Box (back), as well as works from the ongoing photo series Birds.

RAY, Frankfurt Photography Triennial 2015: Imagine Reality

Group Exhibition at the Gothenburg Museum of Art

Until September 20th 2015



Until February 21st 2016



Artforum Review of Solo Exhibition at Galerie Nordenhake

January 2016


Review of the exhibition Diorama – including the photo series Birds and the video work Music Box and Music Box (back) – by Fredrik Svensk in the January issue of Artforum. More about the exhibition and the works on display on Nordenhake's website.

Public lecture at the AA School of Architecture in London

October 23rd at 6:30 pm


Jonas Dahlberg is invited back to the Architectural Association to talk about his work. This lecture is part of the lecture series Art and Architecture: rooms, buildings, peninsulas; organised by Parveen Adams.