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  GALLERI 54

Det bildet liker jeg veldig darlig /
I really don´t like that picture

Gothenburg 24.11-17.12.17
Exhibition with Eli Eines

Opening Friday evening on the 24th



  PREMIERE

29th of August "Art 35.5 Hours a Week" will be screened at Mellomstasjonen (The National Museum) in Oslo. Following the screening a conversation between Nina Schjønsby, Eli Eines and myself will take place.

"Art 35.5 Hours a Week" is done in collaboration with Eli Eines.
Watch excerpt here.



  NORWEGIAN FILM- &
VIDEO ART 1990-2000


The 29th Minimalen Short Film Festival
January 25-29.2017

"Once a Lullaby" was chosen to be part of this program curated by Farhad Kalantary /Atopia in Oslo together with works by 28 other artists.



  The I Within the Rainbow

OPPLAND KUNSTSENTER
Lillehammer | 12.03 – 24.04.2016
Opening Saturday 12th at 14 hrs

Upcoming exhibition. Photographs and video. More about the exhibition here.

The exhibition has recieved support from Norwegian Photographic Fund



  TENDERFLIX

24 Oct | 12:00 pm | Cinema 1 | LONDON
ICA (Institute of Contemporary Arts)

Shortlisted artists include:

Feiko Beckers, Mariken Kramer, Ian Giles, Kirsty Hendry, Lawrence Lek, Jan Manski, Louisa Martin, Rustan Söderling, Natalie Welsh, Zhexi Zhang.


Excerpt of "Goddess & Concubine" here



  KUNST 35.5 TIMER I UKA

"ART 35.5 HOURS A WEEK"

Ongoing film project with Eli Eines about the security guards at the National Gallry in Oslo and their relationship to the art they are set to guard.

Supported by Fritt Ord and Vederlagsfondet



  Book launch - SKULPTUR
London - 25.06.15


The book SKULPTUR is published by Hatje Cantz and edited by the Royal British Society of Sculptors.

Includes works by: Nanna Rützou Abell, Jacob Dahlgren, Elmgreen & Dragset, Sigurður Guðjónsson, Marianne Hall, Timo Heino, Michael Johansson, Otto Karvonen, Tove Kjellmark, Anne Koskinen, Mariken Kramer, Maija Närhinen, Gudrun Nielsen, Laila Pullinen, Karianne Stensland, Hartmut Stockter and Jarno Vesala.



  GODDESS & CONCUBINE

I am in the process of completing my latest film "Goddess & Concubine".
The film is produced by support from Vederlagsfondet and through OCAs residency program at Platform China in Beijing.

Click here for an excerpt.



  SKULPTUR
04.02-15.05.15


The Royal British Society of Sculptors presents an exhibition of contemporary Nordic sculpture at different venues in South Kensington, London.

Look here for details about the exhibition and participating artists.



  Hamar Kulturhus

"Schsimogenesis" was aquired by Hamar Municipality for Hamar Culture House in collaboration with KORO in 2014.

Look here for excerpt.

By Courtesy of Hamar Municipality
Photo: Jiri Havran



  BODØ POLITIHUS

My video work "Patterns of Inclusion" was installed in Bodø Police station November 16th.

More information about the project at KORO.

And a video interview here.



  Platform China Residency

During the months of April and May 2014, I will be living at the studio of Platform China in Beijing .

The residency is provided for by
OCA (Office for Contemporay Art Norway) in Oslo and the Norwegian Embassy in Beijing.



  The Unbearable Richness of Gray
04.10 - 27.10.13


Opening Reception: Fri October 4, 6-8pm

Group exhibition at NOoSPHERE Arts in New York. Participating artists: Jingxin Geng, Roghieh Asgari Torvund, Mariken Kramer. Elisabeth Medboe, Marit Justine Haugen and Yamile Calderon.




  Patterns of Inclusion

"Patterns of Inclusion" is currently part of the annual Autumn Exhibition (Hostutstillingen) at Kunstnernes Hus in Oslo until 14.10.13. The work was awarded the Fineart prize, one of the prizes of the show presented to "an artwork that stands out in a significant way".



  Dialogues on the Threshold

OPENING 05.09, 19 hrs at BOA, Oslo

Gallery is open Thurs 12-19, Sat-Sun 12-16
The exhibition is on until Sept 29th

Three channel audio work.





  Patterns of Inclusion

2-channel video installation

Welcome to the opening: March 1st at 19 hrs in Tenthaus Oslo's new space,
Maridalsveien 3

The gallery is open Sat-Sun 12-16, weekdays by appointment




  BOX-STORIES 0,0130977

"Now You're Only Playing with Words"
takes place 17.12.12, at Lierbyen School and at Box stories blog

The other participating artists of BOX-STORIES 0,0130977: Lars Vilks, Hanne Tyrmi, Bjørn Bjarre, Jon Gundersen, Sara Christensen, Eirik Senje, Mariken Kramer





  Workshops at Sofienberg High School

18th & 19th of October
8th & 9th of November
15th of November
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In collaboration with Tenthaus Oslo and pupils form Sofienberg Highs School I had a series of workshops that resulted in the film project "Patterns of Inclusion". See documentation here





  An Improbable Propability


September 2nd - 30th 2012

Welcome to the opening at MONTHLY Sunday, September 2nd at 13:15 hrs. The gallery is situated at Nesoddparken Arts and Culture Centre, Nesoddtangen.

See map here



  Tegnebiennale 2012
tegning som ytring


May 10th - June 17th

Schismogenesis will be screened as part of the Drawing Biennial 2012 in Oslo.

More info here



  4th INTERNATIONAL
VIDEO ART FESTIVAL CAMAGÜEY


Cuba, November 25th to 29th
See program



  NEW SCREEN NEW- CASTLE

"Darkness at Noon" will be screened at NEW SCREEN NEW- CASTLE, a 2-day screening programme celebrating narrative driven video art. The screening will take place at Side Cinema in Newcastle UK from the 10-11. September 2011. Produced by NABROAD and Oslo Screen Festival in collaboration with Side Cinema .



  3rd Space - II Baltic Biennale

"Unbreakable" will be screened as part of the screening event 3rdSPACE during The II Baltic Biennale of Contemporary Art in St Petersburg, June 15th at Derzhavin Museum together with works by Trine Lise Nedreaas, HC Morstang, Mattias Härenstam and Margarida Paiva. Concept & Coordination by NABROAD , Curator: Pavla Alchin

See catalogue here



  Darkness at Noon
ll.06-11.07.10


The film lends its title from Arthur Koestler's 1940 novel. It will be shown for the first time at , TSSK (Trondelag Center for Contemporary Art) as an installation. Sound design by: Leon Muraglia

Reviews in Norwegian: Samstemt koalisjon by Cathrine Storholmen and Natt kl 12 pa dagen by Tommy Olsson

The project is supported by Arts Council Norway



  Tekstallianse 2009
21.-22.08


The G.U.N. Ladies have been invited to participate at Tekstallianse at the Literature House in Oslo. There we will present the Swedish artist Lisa Torell who will make a site specific work that incorporates The G.U.N. Ladies and the launching of our fanzine "Another Kind of Monster".



  "The End" - Behold a Pale Horse
04.07- 30.08.2009


The exhibiton "The End" - Behold a Pale Horse has toured to Fossekleiva Gallery in Svelvik and lasts until August 30th.
The gallery is open during these hours.

The project is supported by Arts Council Norway and Bildende Kunstneres Vederlagsfond.



  "The End" - Behold a Pale Horse
04.04-24.05.2009


Solo show at Kunstbankeen Hedmark Kunstsenter (The Art Bank) (the loft)

On the left is a still from "Behold a Pale Horse", a super 8 film transferred to DV. The film is part of a larger installation combied with a sculptural work and a series of text & photo collages. You can view an excerpt from the video by clicking on VIDEOS in the menu bar.

The project is supported by Arts Council Norway and Bildende Kunstneres Vederlagsfond.



  Taide 2008- Contemporary Art Fair
18th -19th October 2008


Welcome to Taide 2008, Finlands first Contemporary Art Fair which takes place at Wanha Satama in Helsinki. Through Boring Films participation my video "Trust" will be shown at their stand.
Boring Films will at booth 108 "be presenting a selection of the most accomplished International New Media Artists of today".



  Grande Dame & Karlsson

Public comissioned work at Hoybraten School in Oslo. Completed in May 2008.

The artwork consists of two propellers mounted on the school´s gym. The one propeller is driven by the sun and the other one by wind.

Have a look under "Sculptural Work" for more documentation.



  "Les Illusions Nécessaires"

"One of the Lads" will be screened, as part of "Les Illusions Nécessaires" at Salaisons (near Paris). April 19th at 6 p.m.

Curator: Laurent Quenehen Participating artists: Henchen Liu, Mariken Kramer, Joël Bartoloméo, Richard O’Sullivan, Maïa Fastinger, Dana Sperry, M.A.L, Y Liver, Marie Christine Katz, Olivier Bosson, Eric Valette, Daniel Sabranski, Karl Ingar Roys, Ilya Falkovskii, Gloria Safont-Tria & Laia Solé




  After Hours
09.02-16.03.08


”After Hours” is an outdoor, public screening of the works of Mitsuhiro Ikeda (JAP), Thabang Lehobye (SA), Maïder Fortuné (FR), Jan Freuchen & Linn A Pedersen (NO) and Elke Boon (BE) in Askim. The works investigate different psychological or physiological elements of our undertakings, challenging the onlooker as to what we actually are witnessing.
"After Hours" is curated by Mariken Kramer and produced by Point OE.
Still from "By the Window", M. Ikeda



  Upcoming

"Royal Carribean Arts Grant 5 years" at Kunstnernes Hus.
May 11th - July 1st

Still from "Ataraxia", video done in collaboration with Miriam Kramer.



  Arendal Kunstforening

31. March-15. April 2007
Opening reception Sat. 31th at 13hrs

The exhibition has been generously supported by the Arts Council Norway.

For pictures look under "Selected Exhibitions".



  "Bangla Mishti: Brief Encounters in Kolkata"

Screening at Kampen Bistro in Oslo, March 21st at 19hrs. The film was made in 2006 in collaboration with Miriam Kramer and is 21 min long.



  Downcast & Moocher: Do You Feel my Heart Beating?

The book is presently part of the Artist book exhibition "Labyrint" at Botkyrka Konsthall, 18/11-31/1- 2007, and is available, in an edition of 30, at Torpedo bookshop