Cover, © Multipress, Marte Aas

Publisher Note

Torshovtoppen is a 24 pages poster book about the area Torshovtoppen in Oslo, documenting the old public garden at a moment when the place has been sold to private investors. Questions about privatization of public space and ideology connected to city planning is actualized by the subtle traces in the film/photographs and leads to a negotiation on how the city is read, identified and classified; they comment on how place is generated, transformed and developed within political, economic, cultural and social aspects.

Artists’ Book


by Marte Aas

Release Place Oslo, Norway
Edition 1st edition
Release Date 2008
Artist: Marte Aas
Printrun 500
Availability Out of Print
Format Poster book
Dimensions 41.0 × 57.5 cm
Pages 24
Technique 4/4 Offset Print