"In collaboration with her boyfriend Håkon Siri, Maria Pasenau has made an exhibition about herpes.
-It started with Håkon giving me herpes.
Maria Pasenau (27) and Håkon Siri (30) worked together for the first time in January 2022, on the exhibition «The Odder Erotica». She exhibited drawings and photography, he made what was named by NRK as a «choppingly rhythmic» sound experience. With the exhibition «Herpes – we finely got something in common» at QB Gallery in Oslo the couple are collaborating once again."