International Support : Recipients

May 2009

International Biennials and Institutional Grants for Solo Exhibitions

Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK

24 November 2009 – 24 January 2010
Ikon Gallery
Matias Faldbakken

Grant towards exhibition and catalogue production for 'Shocked into Abstraction', the first solo exhibition in a public Institution in the UK of Matias Faldbakken (b. 1973 in Hobro, Denmark, lives and works in Oslo). 'Shocked into Abstraction' will exhibit a survey of the artist's works from the last five years. The exhibition will be accompanied by a catalogue produced in collaboration with The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design in Oslo, which presents documentation of works since 2003 and includes newly commissioned texts from cultural theorist Peter Osborne, critic Jennifer Allen and curators Øysten Ustvedt and Dr. Andreas Kroksnes. Curator: Helen Legg, Ikon Curator, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK