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Rudolph the Chrome Nosed Reindeer

Tjuvholmen allé, Oslo
In connection with the ‘Under Stor Press’ print exhibition in Sweden, Yamaparts displayed motorcycles transformed into art by several artists at an exhibition called ‘Underhojar’. One of the motorcycles was done by Apparatjik. Dubbed ‘Rudolph the chrome nosed reindeer’, the motorcycle has not only been on display at Underhojar, but has also been featured on stage with Apparatjik at Roskilde, and is now in display at Tjuvholmen in Oslo, Norway.
Some fun news: the Midnight Star 1900 a.k.a. Rudolph the Chrome-Nosed Reindeer will make a guest appearance at this years Roskilde Festival in Denmark. Apparatjik, the creators, will perform on the Orange stage at 01:00 on thursday. Rudolph will be with them on stage in front of 60 000 festivalgoers.
Apparatjik (/æp??ræt??k/ ap-?-RAT-chik) are a multi-national band formed in 2008. The band is a supergroup that consists of bassist Guy Berryman from Coldplay, guitarist/keyboardist Magne Furuholmen from A-ha, singer/guitarist Jonas Bjerre of Mew and drummer/producer Martin Terefe. The band's name literal translation is "agent of the apparatus". Apparatjik is based on apparatchik, which is a word of Russian origin and is used to describe "an official or bureaucrat in any organization" but has in the past had other meanings, including "Communist agent or spy".