Bio/Biblio


Articles/Bibliography

BOMB magazine 2021
Photobooks of the Month IMA Magazine, 2018
Tenk på alle trærne by Nina Strand, Dagbladet 2018
Fotobok nominert til prestisjepris at oksfoto.no
Tenthaus Toolkit, Artists in Schools
SKULPTUR, Hatje Cantz
KUNSTforum: Stemmerettsutstilling til New York
KUNSTforum: Fire priser og et stipend
"Kunsten Å Overleve" shortfilm by Jon Vatne og Sindre Vesterås, 2011
Artscene Trondheim by Tommy Olsson: Natt kl 12 på dagen
Kunstforum.as by Cathrine Storholmen: Samstemt koalisjon
Grorudalen.no: Hvorfor henger det en propell på Høybråten & Lokalavisen Grorud:Kunst med fart og spenning
Gøteborgs Posten by Ann-Charlotte Glasberg: Absurda vardagen blottlagd
Sydsvenskan by Carolina Söderholm: Normalitet i gunging
Oslo Puls by Mala Wang-Naveen: I videons kunstverden
Zenit: Största nätmanifestationen i Göteborg - INTERNET SOM PLATTFORM
Oslo Puls: ”Jesus slår Gud”
Oslo Puls: ”Kunst for folk i farta”
Free, høsten 2003: "Søvnløse Kunstnere"
Aftenbladet 2002, "Kunst under utvikling"

Education

1997-2001 Kunstakademiet i Trondheim (Academy of Fine Arts in Trondheim)
1999-2000 Hochschule für bildende Künste, Hamburg
1996-1997 Asker Kunstskole (Preparatory Art School in Asker), Norway
1992-1996 Blindern/University of Oslo: BA in Social Anthropology

Solo Exhibitions

2017 Galleri 54 with Eli Eines, Gothenburg
2016 Oppland Kunstsenter / Oppland Art Center
2013 "Dialogues on the Threshold", Galleri BOA, Oslo
2013 "Patterns of Inclusion", Tenthaus Oslo
2012 "Now You're Only Playing with words" part of Box-Stories 0,0130977, Oslo
2012 "An Improbable Probabilty" MONTHLY/Nesoddparken, visningsrom for foto- og videokunst
2010 Trøndelag Senter for Samtidskunst, Trondheim
2009 ""The End"" at KUNSTBANKEN Hedmark Kunstsenter / The Art Bank in Hamar, Norway
2007 Arendal Kunstforening, Norway

Group Exhibitions

2019 Spring Exhibition, Fotogalleriet, Oslo
2021 Above Us Only Sky NITJA senter for samtidskunst
2019 Spring Exhibition, Fotogalleriet, Oslo*
2019 VIDEO VIDEO, Nikolaj Kunsthal, Copenhagen
2018 Photobook Exhibition of Athens Photo Festival 2018
2015 SKULPTUR, The Royal British Society of Sculptors, London*
2013 "The Unbearable Richness of Grey", NOoSPHERE, New York
2013 “Høstutstillingen” (The Autumn Exhibition), Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo
2012 "Tegnebiennale" (Drawing Biennial), Oslo
2010 3rd Space - II Baltic Biennale - St. Petersburg*
2009 Fossekleiva Gallei og Kulturverksted
2008 "The Green Room" at Circulations Centralen with The G.U.N. Ladies, Malmø (SE)
2008 Icebreaker Festival 2008, Lofoten, Norway
2007 "Royal Caribbean Arts Grant - 5 years" Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo*
2006 The Project Room 93-06, Moss Brewery Exhibition Hall, Moss, Norway
2006 “The Heroes of the People”, Rom for kunst - façade of Oslo Central Train Station with The G.U.N. –Ladies, assigned by Kulturbyraet Mesen
2005 “Jeune Creation- Art Contemporain”, La Belleviloise, Paris*
2005 “Botschaften + Bring a Friend ” at the Nordic Embassies in Berlin
2005 UKS (Young Artits Society) launches their artist archive by introducing 20 artists
2004 “Betwixt & Between” at Galleri 21 - with Bjørn Hegardt and Theo Ågren, Malmø, Sweden
2003 “Culina Potentia” at Nordic Live Art org. with Madeleine Park, Göteborgs konsthall, Gothenburg
2003 Galleri 54 - with Bjørn Hegardt and Theo Ågren, Gothenburg
2003 “Høstutstillingen” (The Autumn Exhibition), Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo
2003 “See You at the Premiere Fair “Kongresszentrum, Berlin
2003 “Nuart”, Tou, Stavanger Norway
2003 “Flair” Chistianssands Kunstforening, Kristiansand
2001 “Trøndelagsutstillingen”, Trøndelag Center for Conemporary Art, Trondheim & on tour in Mid Norway.


Screenings

2019 VIDEO VIDEO, The Nordic House, The Faroe Island
2018 Laterale Filme Festival, Cinema San Nicola, Cosenza Italy
2018 Nordic & Norwegian Competition, Minimalen Short Fim Festival
2017 Premiere of "Art 35.5 Hours a Week" and talk at Mellomstasjonen (The National Museum) in Oslo
2017 History of Norwegian Film Art 1990-99, Minimalen Kortfilmfestival through Atopia
2016 CologneOFF 2016, 10th CeC – Carnival of e-Creativity – Shillong, India
2015 Tenderflix, ICA (Institute of Contemporary Arts), London
2012 Cinema Udarnik in Maribor, Slovenia
2011 4th International Video Art Festival CAMAGÜEY, Cuba
2011 NEW SCREEN NEW- CASTLE, Side Cinema, New Castle
2008 Taide08 (Finnish Contemporary Art Fair) at Wanha Satama, Helsinki*
2008 "Les Illusions Nécessaires" at Salaisons curated by Laurent Quenehen
2007 Brigades des Images: ”Révélation Magnétique” Cinema le Barbizon, Paris
2006 ”Individual Communities” curated by Anne Szefer Karlsen at Vector, Iasi and 2006 MNAC National Museum of Contemporary Art in Bucharest, Romania and at Monkeytown in New York
2006 dokumentART, European Filmfestival, Neubrandenburg, Germany*
2006 ”Luksuz Connection”, Trska Gora, Slovenia
2006 ”CARTES Flux 06”, Centre for Art and Technology in Espoo, Finland*
2006 ”JOHN SKIES or SALLY SWIMS” videofestival at UKS with preview at Sound of Mu, Oslo
2005 ”NORWYDEO” at ATA in San Francisco
2005 BRIGADE DES IMAGES, Divan du Monde, during Nuit Blanche, Paris
2005 ”Bring a Friend” Landmark, Bergen Kunsthall
2005 “Jeune Creation” at Cinema Le Barbizon, Paris
2005 ”Bring a Friend”, Arsenal Kino, Berlin
2005 “Nordic Video Art”, Urban Espresso Bar, Rotterdam
2004 ”Rotterdam VHS Festival #7” at Het Wilde Weten, Rotterdam
2002 “To Play and the Monkey Business”, Artemosferas Porto
2002 “Penso Voltar”, Centro Cultural Emmerico, Nunes, Sines Portugal
2000,99 “Minimalen”, Trondheim Shortfilm Festival, Norway*

* indicates publication/catalogue

Online distribution platforms

Tao films
6×6 project

Public Comission

2014 Bodø Politihus (Police station in Bodø) aquired by KORO
2014 Hamar Culture House aquired by Hamar Municipality
2008 Hoybraathen School in Oslo

Residency

2014 Platform China Residency Program, Beijing trhough OCA (Office for Contemporary Art Norway)
2003 Nordic Air at Suomenlinna, in Finland through NIFCA

Grants & Prizes

2019 10-year Government work grant
2017 Fritt Ord project support for book project
2015 Fritt Ord project support for film project
2015 3 year working grant from Billedkunstnerenes Vederlagsfond
2014, 10, 07,06 Billedkunstnerenes Vederlagsfond
2013 3rd prize Oslo Airport Open Call for an art project at Pier South
2013 The Annual Autumn Exhibition's (Høstutstillingens) Fineart Prize
2011 3-year Government work grant
2005 Royal Carribean Arts Grant
2005 Billedkunstnerenes Vederlagsfond
2005 European Cultural Foundation- Mobility Fund for “Art- from the people” w/ G.U.N.
2000,02 Billedkunstnerenes Vederlagsfond stipend
2001 The Relief Fund for Visual Artists.
2001 Christian Lorch Schive & Hustrus Legat stipend

Aquired by

Kunst i skolen (Art in School)

Other

2016-present Curator Learning (50% position), The National Museum, Oslo
2016 Art projects for children at Hurdal Reception Centre for asylum seekers and Mysebu arrival transit for unaccompanied minor asylum seekers, through BOA
2012 Coordinator for Me and the storyteller, a project by Anna Carin Hedberg and Ebba Moi. See my text here
2011 2 week course at Norland kunst- og filmfagskole
2011 Temporary teaching job at Oslo Art Academy (Oslo National academy of the Arts)
2007-18 Different courses, lectures, external examiner etc at Norland kunst- og filmfag skole, OsloMet, Einar Granum kunstfagskole, Kunstnernes Hus, Kristiansand International Children´s Film Festival etc
2008 Curator of “After Hours”, outdoor video screening of 5 artists on Askim Culture House, in collaboration with Point Oe
2001-08 Part of the Artist group The G.U.N. Ladies who run the spaces TWT (The White Tube) &
Gallery GUN.

Member of

The Arts Council committee for Funding for organisers (2017-2019)
NBK, BOA (Board member 2013-14), FFF
Board member Oslo Fotokunst skole (2015-2017)