International Support : Recipients

February 2011

Number of applications: 73
Number of supported projects: 35

International Support


12 May – 3 July 2011
Matias Faldbakken

Support provided to Arnolfini, Bristol, UK for the participation of Matias Faldbakken (b.1973 in Hobro, Denmark, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) in the group exhibition 'Magical Consciousness'. According to the curator Runa Islam, the exhibition revolves around her own 'research interests into the act of looking and reflexive forms of lens-based representation' as a means to approach other artists' work 'for the potential that comes out of denying or obscuring images'. Faldbakken will present his work Untitled (Outline) (2009), which is described as 'an unknown word sprayed onto the wall, layered over and over again, until the paint runs out from the can, and the word is obliterated because of the amount of paint'. Other participating artists include Ros├óngela Renn├│, Ellen Harvey and Helena Almeida, among others. Curator: Nav Haq, exhibitions curator and Runa Islam, co-curator, Arnolfini