About OCA : Board

Marit Reutz

Board Chair

Marit Reutz is educated an economist. She has more than thirty years of experience from executive boards, and is holding several executive board positions both within commercial and noncommercial organisations. Her fields of speciality are leadership and organisational development.

Per Gunnar Eeg-Tverbakk

Board Member

Per Gunnar Eeg-Tverbakk trained as an artist at the Art Academy in Bergen and Hochschule für Bildende Künste in Hamburg and has been the head of the independent art space Galleri Otto Plonk in Bergen, Norway, the Exhibition Coordinator for NIFCA (Nordic Institute of Contemporary Art) in Helsinki, Finland, and the managing director of Kunstnernes Hus in Oslo and Kunsthall Oslo. Eeg-Tverbakk also ran the international site-specific art project 'Artistic Interruptions" in Nordland, Norway. He has curated many exhibitions, among them the Nordic Biennale Momentum 04 (together with Caroline Corbetta). He is currently working as a freelance curator.

Marianne Heier

Board Member

Marianne Heier is a visual artist. She completed her art studies at Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera in Milan in 1997, and in 2013 she delivered her research project as part of the Norwegian Artistic Research Programme. She has exhibited widely both nationally and internationally.

Thomas Gunnerud

Board Member

Thomas Gunnerud has a bachelor's degree in Business Administration and Art History. He is currently the managing director at Nationaltheatret (The National Theatre of Norway), a position he has held since 2006. Earlier experience includes managing director at Riksteatret (The National Touring Theatre) and managing director at Norsk Filmstudio. From 2010–2012 he was the chair of the board at Dansens Hus (House of Dance) in Oslo.

Mari Lending

Board Member

Mari Lending is a professor of architectural theory and history at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design (AHO), and editor-in-chief of the Nordic Journal of Architecture. She is a senior researcher in the international research project 'Place and Displacement: Exhibiting Architecture', run out of OCCAS (The Oslo Center for Critical Architectural Studies) at AHO. She is currently working on the book Monuments in Flux: Architectural Plaster Casts as Mass Medium.