International Support

Recipients : May 2007

International Biennials and Institutional Grants for Solo Exhibitions

Elmgreen & Dragset

16 June – 16 September 2007
Elmgreen & Dragset Artist

Production of a play entitled Drama Queen, a play without actors, at Skulptur Projekte Münster 07, Münster, Germany.

1st Athens Biennial

9 September – 18 November 2007
1st Athens Biennial Biennale
Jan Freuchen Artist
Narve Hovdenakk Artist
Lotte Konow Lund Artist
Torbjørn Rødland Artist
Martin Skauen Artist
Bjarne Melgaard Artist

Participation for Jan Freuchen (b. 1979 in Stavanger, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway), Narve Hovdenakk (b. 1971 in Gjettum, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway), Lotte Konow Lund (b.1967 in Oslo, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway), Torbjørn Rødland (b. 1970 in Stavanger, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway), Martin Skauen (b. 1975 in Fredrikstad, Norway, lives and works in Berlin, Germany), and Bjarne Melgaard (b. 1967 in Sydney, Australia, lives and works in Barcelona, Spain) in the 1st Athens Biennial, Destroy Athens, Athens, Greece. Curated by: Xenia Kalpaktsoglou, Poka–Yio and Augustine Zenakos

Biennale of Sydney

18 June – 7 September 2008
Biennale of Sydney Biennale
aipotu Artist
Lene Berg Artist
Pushwagner Artist
Vibeke Tandberg Artist

Participation in the Biennale of Sydney for aiPotu (Anders Kjellevik: b. 1980 in Norway, Andreas Siqueland: b. 1973 in Norway, both live and work in Oslo, Norway), Lene Berg (b. 1965, Oslo, lives and works in Berlin, Germany), Matias Faldbakken (b. 1973 in Hobro, Denmark, lives and works in Oslo, Norway), Annie Anawana Haloba Hobøl (b.1978, Zambia, lives and works in Oslo, Norway), Hariton Pushwagner (b. 1940, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) and Vibeke Tandberg (b. 1967 in Oslo, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway). Curator: Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev

A portion of this grant is provided by 03-Funding

International Biennials and Institutional Grant for Solo Exhibitions with 03–funding

10th International Istanbul Biennale

9 September – 4 November 2007
Beate Petersen Artist
Istanbul Biennial Biennale

Participation of Bodil Furu (b. 1976 in Askim, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) and Beate Petersen b. 1962 in Oslo, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) with their work Kabul Ping Pong in one of the main venues of the 10th International Istanbul Biennale, Santralistanbul, Istanbul, Turkey. Curator: Hou Hanru

International Support

Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

23 May – 9 July 2007
Frankfurter Kunstverein --
Lene Berg Artist

Participation for Lene Berg (b. 1965, Oslo, lives and works in Berlin, Germany) in the group exhibition, Pensée Sauvage: On Human Freedom with Mandela Reuter(DE), Andrea Bûttner (DE), Deimantas Narcevicius (LI), Lisi Riskin (USA), Marianne Hugonnier (FR), Rosalind Nashabibi (UK), Patricia Esquivias (ES), Markus Oehlen (DE), Tamara Hendersson (CA) and Annu Pennanen (FI), at Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany. Curator: Chus Martinez, Director, Frankfurter Kunstverein

Trygve Luktvasslimo

2 – 24 June 2007
Trygve Luktvasslimo

Performance of the work Burn Hollywood, Burn! at Summer School, which will feature a series of lectures, performative lectures, workshops etc. at PS122 in NYC, NY, USA.

Kunsthalle Basel

9 June – 2 September 2007
Kunsthalle Basel --
Knut Henrik Henriksen Artist

Participation for Knut Henrik Henriksen (b. 1970 in Oslo, Norway, lives and works in Berlin, Germany) in group exhibition with Karla Black, Robert Breer, Martin Heldstab, Dagmar Heppner, Karin Heuber, Ian Kiaer and Kilian Rüthemann at Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland. Curator: Simone Neuenschwander


28 June – 11 November 2007
Bull.Miletic Artist
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts --

Exhibition of the multi-channel video installation Heaven Can Wait in a group exhibition at Yerba Buena Center for Arts in San Francisco, CA, USA. Curator: René de Guzman, Director, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

Willy Wonka

28 June – 29 July 2007
Willy Wonka Curator
Ida Ekblad Artist
Lars Laumann Artist
Anders Nordby Artist

For curating the exhibition entitled The Corny Show aka The Art is in the Heart, with the following artists participating: Ida Ekblad, Lina Viste Grønli (b. 1976 in Bergen, Norway, lives and works in Oslo), Lars Laumann (b. 1975, Brønnøysund, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway), Camilla Løw (b. 1976 in Oslo, Norway, lives and works in Glasgow, Scotland) and Anders Nordby at KARMA International, a not-for-profit space in Zürich, Switzerland. Curator: Willy Wonka (Ida Ekblad, Anders Nordby)

Rachel Dagnall

29 June – 30 September 2007
Rachel Dagnall Artist
Rike Frank Curator

Participation in Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst's exhibition Syntropia in various locations in Berlin, Germany. Curator: Frank Wagner

Lars Laumann

14 July – 1 September 2007
Lars Laumann Artist
Marc Camille Chaimowicz Curator
Matthew Higgs Curator

Participation with the video work Morissey Foretelling the Death of Diana in the exhibition East International 2007, Norwich Gallery, Norwich, UK. Curators: Marc Camille Chaimowicz and Matthew Higgs

Matias Faldbakken

8 September – 27 October 2007
Matias Faldbakken Artist
Midway Contemporary Art --

Solo exhibition at Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis, USA. Curator: Director John Rasmussen of Midway Contemporary Art

Lunds Konsthall

9 September – 11 November 2007
Lunds konsthall --
Anders Kreuger Curator

Solo exhibition for Ann Lislegaard (b. 1962 in Norway, lives and works in Copenhagen, Denmark and New York, USA) at Lunds Konsthall, Lund, Sweden. Curator: Anders Kreuger

Book & Hedén

20 September – 25 November 2007
Book & Hedén --
Salzburger Kunstverein --

Solo exhibition in the Main Hall of Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg, Austria. Curator: Hemma Schmutz, Director, Salzburger Kunstverein

Morten Andersen

1 October – 1 December 2007
Morten Andersen Artist
Tereza Siza Curator

Solo exhibtion at the Centro Portuges de Forografia, Porto, Portugal. Curator: Tereza Siza

International Support with 03–funding

Astrid Johanne Johannessen

2 May – 12 February 2007
Astrid Johanne Johannessen Artist

Participation with artist's video and photography in Caravansarai's International Exhibition at the Tashkent House of Photography in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

ICA (Institute of Contemporary Arts), London, UK

23 May – 27 June 2007
ICA (Institute of Contemporary Arts) --

Production of the free distribution newspaper printed in correlation with the ICA exhibition entitled Memorial to the Iraq War which including Matias Faldbakken (b. 1973 in Hobro, Denmark, lives and works in Oslo, Norway). Curator: Mark Sladen, Chief Curator, ICA, London

Ulrike Solbrig

29 June – 2 August 2007
Ulrike Solbrig Curator
Søssa Jørgensen
Geir Tore Holm

Participation of Søssa Jørgensen (b. 1968 Oslo, Norway, lives and works in Tromsø, Norway) and Geir Tore Holm (b. 1966, Tromsø, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) with their collaborative project entitled Sørfinnset Skole -The Project within a workshop format at Sparwasser HQ in Berlin, Germany.

Marius Wang

8 July – 12 August 2007
Marius Wang Artist
Kultivator Curator

Participation of the artist group El Parche (Herman Mbamba, Olga Robayo, and Marius Wang in the project entitledEarthworks as initiated by the curatorial group Kultivator in Öland, Sweden. Curator: Kultivator

Blanes Museum, Montevideo, Uruguay

9 August – 30 September 2007
Blanes Museum Museum
Gerardo Mosquera Curator
Vibeke Tandberg Artist

Participation of Vibeke Tandberg (b. 1967 in Oslo, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) with the artists work entitledSunflower (C-prints, 2001) in the exhibition entitled Border Jam as part of the Regional Encounter of Art 2007 in Montevideo, Uruguay. Curator: Gerardo Mosquera

Åse Løvgren

1 September – 1 November 2007
Åse Løvgren --

Residency at Flaggfabrikken, Bergen, Norway for the artist Qui Jun from Guanzhou, China.

Mai Hofstad Gunnes 1

4 – 30 September 2007
Mai Hofstad Gunnes Artist

Participation in the group exhibition entitled Inter-Faces at the Soros Center for Contemporary Art in Almaty in Kazakhstan.

(Additional grant outside application period)

Helene Sommer

15 September – 15 October 2007
Helene Sommer Artist
Eva Khachatrian Curator

Participation in the exhibition The Story of Automatika at ACCEA, (Armenian Center for Contemporary Experimental Art), Yerevan, Armenia. Curator: Eva Khachatrian

Adriana Alves

1 – 31 October 2007
Adriana Alves Artist
José Loyola Curator

Exhibition of the artist project Tragedy of the Common Man at Fuzuê Arte e Cultura in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Curator: José Loyola

Stefan Mitterer and Karolin Tampere

1 November 2007 – 1 January 2008
Stefan Mitterer --
Karolin Tampere --

Participation and development of the residency program "La Peluqueria" in Valparaiso, Chile

Mai Hofstad Gunnes

1 January 2008
Mai Hofstad Gunnes Artist

Participation with the artist's film as produced in Istanbul, Turkey, with production to be continued in 2008 in Berlin, Germany for the electronic music label Raster-Noton in collaboration with Ryuichi Sakamoto.