International Support

Recipients : February 2008

International Biennials and Institutional Grants for Solo Exhibitions

5th berlin biennale for contemporary art, Berlin, Germany

5 April – 15 June 2008
5th berlin biennale for contemporary art Biennale
Lars Laumann Artist

Lars Laumann (b. 1975, Brønnøysund, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) is invited to participate in the 5th berlin biennale. He has produced a new video work, to be exhibited in the sculpture park Berlin_Zentrum. In addition, he will curate a three week exhibition with works by Pushwagner in the Schinkel Pavilion. Curators: Adam Szymczyk and Elena Filipovic

10th Sonsbeek International Sculpture Exhibition

14 June – 21 September 2008
10th Sonsbeek International Sculpture Exhibition Exhibition

Participation for Charlie Roberts (b. 1984 in Kansas, USA, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) in the 10th Sonsbeek International Sculpture Exhibition in Arnheim, Netherlands entitled Grandeur - Unique tradition, legendary reputation. Curator: Anna Tilroe, Artistic Director, 10th Sonsbeek International Sculpture Exhibition

Kristina Bræin

19 July – 2 November 2008
Kristina Bræin Artist
Manifesta 7 --

Participation with an installation entitled The Problem of Functionality within Manifesta 7, under the section curated by Raqs Media Collective in Bolzano, Italy. Curators: Raqs Media Collective

Knut Åsdam

19 July – 2 November 2008
Manifesta 7 --
Knut Åsdam

Invited to participate in Manifesta 7 in Roverto, Italy, with a new work that spans from architectural installation to the cinematic in a hybrid installation that encompasses a large narrative architectural environment. Curator: Adam Budak

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

Annie Anawana Haloba Hobøl

18 June – 7 September 2008
Anawana Haloba Artist
Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev Curator

Production of a new video work to be exhibited within the Sydney biennale, Sydney, Australia. Curator: Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev

Raqs Media Collective, New Dehli, India / Manifesta 7, Bolzano, Italy

19 July – 2 November 2008
Raqs Media Collective Curator
Manifesta 7 --

Participation within Manifesta 7, under the section curated by Raqs Media Collective, Siv Helene Stangeland (b. 1966 in Stavanger, Norway, lives and works in Stavanger, Norway) and Reinhard Kropf, (b. 1967 in Gleisdorf, Austria, lives and works in Stavanger, Norway) as architects Helen & Hard proposes a project that grasps a temporary condition of one of the venues of Manifesta 7, a disused aluminium factory, as a biotope and host structure. The intention is to create a site-spesific installation which initiates resonance and evocative relations between natural and cultural/political spaces. Curators: Raqs Media Collective

International Support

Swiss Institute, New York, NY, USA

12 February – 22 March 2008
Swiss Institute --
Gianni Jetzer Curator
Ida Ekblad Artist

Travel grant for participation for Ida Ekblad (1980 in Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) in the group exhibitionGood News for People Who Love Bad News at the Swiss Institute. Curator: Gianni Jetzer, Director Swiss Institute

Tone Hansen

12 March – 20 April 2008
Tone Hansen
Charlotte Martinz-Turek Curator
Luisa Ziaja Curator
Anna Sigmund Gudmundsdottir --

Travel grant for Tone Hansen, Anna Sigmond Gudmundsdottir, (b. 1974, Reykjavik, Iceland, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) and Marit Paasche (b. 1970, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) to be part of the exhibition Have Your Cake and Eat it too. Institutional Critique as Instituent Practice at the Kunsthalle Exnergasse in Vienna, Austria. Tone Hansen and Marit Paasche as the project "The Art and the Law" have made the text and framework, while Anna Gudmundsdottir has produced collages and drawings for the project entitled Deadlock Exhibited. Curators: Charlotte Martinz-Turek and Luisa Ziaja

Trine Lise Nedreaas

12 March – 22 April 2008
Trine Lise Nedreaas Artist
Kornelia Röder Curator

Invited for a solo exhibition at Kunstverein Schwerin, Germany within which two videos; It Takes Two To Tango and Dead-Lift and 20 drawings, will be included. Curator: Kornelia Röder

Anne-Britt Rage

25 March – 19 April 2008
Anne-Britt Rage Curator
David Rych Curator
Dr. Gulsen Bal Director

Travel grant to participate with a project under the title On Xenophobia Redux consisting of an open workspace, an exhibition of new works and several lectures within the project xeno.no, at Open Space, Zentrum für Kunstprojekte, Vienna, Austria. Curators: Anne-Britt Rage and David Rych, Director: Dr. Gulsen Bal

Anders Nordby (Willy Wonka)

28 – 29 March 2008
Anders Nordby Artist
Tyson Reeder Curator
Scott Reeder Curator
Ida Ekblad Artist
Nils Bech Artist

Travel grant for Willy Wonka Inc (Anders Nordby, b. 1975 in Oslo, Norway and Ida Ekblad, b. 1981 in Oslo, Norway, both live and work in Oslo, Norway) together with Nils Bech (b. 1981 in Oslo, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) to participate in Dark Fair - a two day event of individual artist projects, screenings and performances at the Swiss Institute, NYC, NY, USA. Curators: Tyson Reeder and Scott Reeder

Morten Norbye Halvorsen

3 – 11 April 2008
Raimundas Malauskas Curator
Morten Norbye Halvorsen Artist

Travel grant for participation in the exhibition Once Within a Room at New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA, USA. Curator: Raimundas Malauskas

Le musée de Sérignan, Sérignan, France

12 April – 22 June 2008
Le musée de Sérignan Museum

Per Barclay (b. 1955 in Oslo, Norway, lives and works in Paris, France) will have a solo exhibition at Le musée de Sérignan. Curator: Hélène Audiffren

MUSEION, Bolzano, Italy

24 May – 21 September 2008
Museion, Museum of modern and contemporary art Bolzano --

Unni Gjertsen has selected the films Flickorna and Nattlek by Swedish director Mai Zetterling (1925-1994) to be part of the screening programme within the exhibition Peripheral Look and Collective Body at MUSEION. Gjertsen will present the movies at the MUSEION 3 July 2008. Curator: Corinne Diserens, Director, MUSEION

Lina Viste Grønli

30 May – 30 August 2008
Tine Bundgaard Quedenbaum Curator
Lina Viste Grønli

Participation in the annual outdoor sculpture exhibition Partiche in the park surrounding Sølyst Castle in Jyderup, Denmark. Lina Viste Grønli will present her new work Untitled (Super Form), a piece in shape of a cross that focus on the formal, sculptural and abstract qualities of this well know form. Other participants include Anders Bonnesen, Richard Hughes, Eva Rothschild, Jacob Dahl Jürgensen, Tommy Støckel, Claus Egemose, Neil Zakiewicz, Gernot Wieland, Karen Land Hansen, Thomas Lindvig and Sofie Hesselholdt & Vibeke Mejlvang. Curator: Tine Bundgaard Quedenbaum

Jesper Alvaer

1 June – 1 October 2008
Jesper Alvær Artist
Joanna Zielinska Curator

Alvaer is invited to participate in the opening of the international exhibition about the collecting phenomenon. The title of his project is Employer & Employees, and will be shown at The Centre of Contemporary Art in Torun, Poland. Curator: Joanna Zielinska

Göteborgs Konsthall, Göteborg, Sweden

5 June – 14 September 2008
Göteborgs Konsthall --
Mika Hannula Curator
Johan Sjöström Curator
Josefine Lyche Artist
Martin Skauen Artist

Participation for Josefine Lyche (b. 1973 in Bergen, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) and Martin Skauen (b. 1975 in Fredrikstad, Norway, lives and works in Berlin, Germany) in Tomorrow Always Belongs to Us, a group exhibition with new Nordic paintings at Göteborgs Konsthall. Curators: Mika Hannula and Johan Sjöström

Kristina Bræin

6 – 28 June 2008
Kristina Bræin Artist
Floris Kruidenberg Curator

Invited for a solo exhibition at the Stiching Project Space 1646 in Den Haag, Netherlands. She will do a site-specific work, not yet described. Curator: Floris Kruidenberg

Snorre Hvamen

6 June – 17 August 2008
Snorre Hvamen Artist
Julija Fomina Curator
Ignas Krunglevicius --

Travel grant for participation by Snorre Hvamen and Ignas Krunglevicius, (b. 1979 in Kaunas, Lithuania, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) and Dordi Strøm (b. 1971 in Oslo, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) in the exhibition Sounds at the Contemporary Art Centre in Vilnius, Lithuania. Sounds is organized by the Contemporary Art Center alongside with the international exhibition of artist awarded with "Arts Viva" prize. The trio will create four installations integrated into mundane objects in and around the Contemporary Art Centre. Other participating artists are: Kutlug Ataman, Walerian Borowczyk, Oskar Dawicki, Wojtek Doroszuk, Lilla Khoor, Gosha Macuga, Anetta Mona Chisa and Lucia Tkacova, Janina Turek, Andrzej Urbanowicz. Curator: Julija Fomina

Gabriella Göransson

1 August 2008
Gabriella Göransson Artist
Lealey Miller Curator

Travel grant for the participation for Anniken Amundsen (b. 1971 in Oslo, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) and Eva Schølberg (b. 1959 in Oslo, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) and Gabriella Göransson in CULTEX - a collaborative exhange of ideas, working methods and creative processes between six artists from Japan and Norway within textile. The project takes place at Seika University in Kyoto and Tama University in Tokyo, Japan. Curator: Lealey Miller

Kathrin Höhne

9 August – 20 September 2008
Kathrin Höhne Artist
Angela Lennon Assistant curator
Bjarte Gismarvik Artist

Höhne and Bjarte Gismarvik (b. 1972 in Haugesund, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) will realize the project Bycatch at Peacock Visual Arts, Aberdeen, Scotland. Assistant curator: Angela Lennon

Dundee Contemporary Arts — DCA, Dundee, Scotland

19 September – 12 October 2008
Dundee Contemporary Arts --
Arika --

Participation for Kjell Bjørgeengen (b. 1951 in Oslo, Norway, lives and works in Stabekk, Norway) with an installation of single channel works on monitors in an exhibition together with the late American artist Paul Sharits, entitled Kill Your Timid Notion. Bjørgeengen will also give two separate performances within a collaboration project with Keith Rowe and Phillip Wachsmann at this years annual festival also entitled Kill Your Timid Notion, which explores the relationship between sound and image, at Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee, Scotland. Curator: Graham Domke, Curator, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Barry Esson, Curator, Arika, and Bryony McIntyre, Curator, Arika

International Support with 03–funding

Synne Bull (Bull.Miletic)

11 April – 5 May 2008
Synne Bull Artist
Dr. Zoran Eric Curator

Travel grant for participation in solo exhibition of Bull.Miletic at Museum of Contemporary Art in Belgrade, Serbia. The exhibition will include a three-channel video installation entitled Unfinished: Scares of the Past/Face of the future. Curator: Dr. Zoran Eric

Dragan Miletic (Bull.Miletic)

11 April – 5 May 2008
Dragan Miletic Artist
Dr. Zoran Eric Curator

Travel grant for participation in solo exhibition of Bull.Miletic at Museum of Contemporary Art in Belgrade, Serbia. The exhibition will include a three-channel video installation entitled Unfinished: Scares of the Past/Face of the future. Curator: Dr. Zoran Eric

Jørund Aase Falkenberg

22 – 27 April 2008
Jørund Aase Falkenberg Artist
Dilara Vahabova Curator

Travel grant to participate in the collective exhibition Bridge at Baku Contemporary Art Center in Baku, Azerbaijan. Curator: Dilara Vahabova

Nils-Thomas Økland

22 – 27 April 2008
Nils-Thomas Økland Artist
Dilara Vagabova Curator

Participation in the exhibition Bridge at Baku Contemporary Art Center in Baku, Azerbaijan. Curator: Dilara Vagabova

Eli Glader

22 – 27 April 2008
Eli Glader Artist
Dilara Vagabova Curator

Travel grant to participate in the exhibition Bridge at Baku Contemporary Art Center in Baku, Azerbaijan. Curator: Dilara Vagabova

Leander Djønne

1 May – 1 September 2008
Leander Djønne Artist
Torkil Sandsund Curator
Rahraw Omar Zad Curator

Participation in a project initiated by the Norwegian theater director Torkil Sandsund and the Centre for Contemporary Arts Afghanistan in Kabul, Afghanistan (CCAA). Djønne will present a performative work entitled Devil in Disguise which will be performed by students in Kabul. Curator: Torkil Sandsund and Rahraw Omar Zad

Samba Fall

9 May – 9 June 2008
Samba Fall Artist
Ousseynou Wade Invitation by

Participation in DAK'Art 2008, the Dakar biennale for Art in Senegal. The theme of this edition is "Mirror" in relation to Africa's current presence in the world. Invited by Ousseynou Wade, General Secretary of Dak'Art.