International Support

Recipients : September 2013

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Number of applications: 58
Total number of granted applications: 26
Application total amount: 2.325.326 NOK

Current funds distribution status: 581820 NOK

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Number of applications: 6
Total number of granted applications: 3
Application total amount: 222.100 NOK

Current funds distribution status: 59000 NOK

International Biennials and Institutional Grants for Solo Exhibitions

Anne-Karin Furunes

8 March 2013 – 31 May 2014
Anne-Karin Furunes Artist

Anne-Karin Furunes, Freedom Fighter II, 2013. Courtesy of the artist

Support is provided to artist Anne-Karin Furunes (b.1961 in Ørland, Norway, lives in works in Stjørdal, Norway) who will be the subject of a solo exhibition, 'Crystal Image' (working title) at the Palazzo Fortuny, Venezia, Italy. According to the artist a ‘the whole palazzo is a "theatre without theatre"’. In a site specific installation, 'my intention is to create a new scene in this theatre but dialoguing with the original setting’.
Curator: Daniela Ferretti, Director, Palazzo Fortuny (Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia), Venezia, Italy

NOK 35 000

Amund Sjølie Sveen

29 September – 1 December 2013
Amund Sjølie Sveen Artist

Support is granted to artist Amund Sjølie Sveen(b.1973 in Vågå, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) for his participation in the 4th Athens Biennale 2013, ‘AGORA’, and taking place in Athens, Greece. The artist has contributed with two performance lectures within the 'Non-Serious Lectures', a platform of performative-lectures on the issue of economy and value'. Sjølie Sveen has presented The Norwegian Way (2010) and Economic Theory for Dummies (2013). Other participating artists include Dimitris Antoniou, Matei Bejenaru, Giuseppe Chico and Barbara Matijevic, Nicolaus Gerstener, Yota Ioannidou, Soo-Young Kim, Menti Mega, Borris Ondreichka and Hito Steyerl.
Curator: AB4 curatorial team, 4th Athens Biennale 2013, ‘AGORA’, Athens, Greece

NOK 6 000

Knut Åsdam

16 October – 27 November 2013
Knut Åsdam

Support is provided to artist Knut Åsdam (b.1968 in Trondheim, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) for the solo exhibition ‘Edgelands’ at the The Slought Foundation, Philadelphia, USA. According to the artist the project is 'consisting of a large installation in the galleries, a public piece in the city of Philadelphia, and a screening series at the International House Cinemas at the University of Pennsylvania'. Knut Åsdam will participate in a residency at the Slought Foundation in preperation of the exhibition.
Curator: Kaja Silverman, Curator, Edgelands, The Slought Foundation, Philadelphia, USA

NOK 13 000

Åsdam, Knut

18 October – 27 November 2013
Knut Åsdam

Support is provided to artist Knut Åsdam (b.1968 in Trondheim, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) for the preperations of the solo exhibition 'The Tweed Space' at Chapter, Wales and at Cornerhouse, Manchester, UK in 2014. According to the artist the project will 'explore tweed as a cultural, economic and social signifier in relation to class, masculinity, centre/periphery dynamics and the urban and rural landscape on the Western fringe of Europe, the Hebrides islands of Scotland'.
Curator: Ben Borthwick, ‘The Tweed Space’, Chapter, Wales, UK and Cornerhouse, Manchester, UK

NOK 14 000

Performa

1 – 24 November 2013
Performa Biennale
Jumana Manna Artist
Marthe Ramm Fortun Artist
Espen Sommer Eide Artist
Sille Storihle
Pedro Gomez-Egana Artist
Kristin Tårnesvik Artist
Kim Hiorthøy Artist
Tori Wrånes

Support is provided to Performa for the participation of artists Tori Wrånes (b.1978 in Kristiansand, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway), Marthe Ramn Fortun (b.1978 in Oslo, Norway, lives and works in Oslo), Pedro Gómez-Egana (b.1976 in Colombia, lives and works in Bergen, Norway and Copenhagen, Denmark), Jumana Manna (b.1987 in Princeton, NJ, USA, lives and works in Bergen, Norway and Copenhagen, Denmark), Sille Storihle (b.1985 in Oslo, Norway, lives and works in Oslo), Steinar Haga Kristensen (b.1980 in Oslo, Norway, lives and works in Oslo), Espen Sommer Eide (b.1972 in Bergen, Norway, lives and works in Bergen), Kristin Tårnesvik (b.1964 in Tromsø, Norway, lives and works in Bergen, Norway) and Kim Hiorthøy (b.1973 in Trondheim, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway and Berlin, Germany) for the participation in Performa 13, New York, NY, USA. For the fifth edition of the biennial, Performa has partnered with institutions from Norway to establish the ‘Norwegian Pavilion Without Walls’, one of two pavilions to incorporate Performa’s vision of the city as, a vibrant urban landscape, utilising spaces throughout the five boroughs as part of its commissioning programme. The programme is co-curated with institutions such as nyMusikk, Henie-Onstad Kunstsenter, Stavanger Kunsthall, Kunsthall Oslo, Hordaland Kunstsenter, Entrée and UKS (Unge Kunstneres Samfund). Other participating artists include Elena Bajo, Abbas Akhavan, Will Cotton, Tamar Ettun, Simon Fujiwara, Stewart Home, Ursula Mayer, Public Movement and Wu Tsang.
Curator: RoseLee Goldberg, Founding Director and Curator, Performa, New York, NY, USA

NOK 123 500

De Vleeshal

2 November – 15 December 2013
Ida Ekblad Artist
De Vleeshal Art Space

Support provided to De Vleeshal, Middelburg, Markt, The Netherlands, following the invitation for a solo exhibition by artist Ida Ekblad (b.1980 in Oslo, Norway, lives and works in Oslo). 'The Root Cellar' marks the first solo exhibition by Ekblad in The Netherlands. The project is conceived together with the The Museum of Contemporary Art in Oslo and the Kunstmuseum in Luzern, Switzerland, and shows Ekblad's recent and new production along with some works created specifically for the environment of De Vleeshal.
Curator: Lorenzo Benedetti, Director, De Vieeshal, Markt, The Netherlands

NOK 46 500

Martin Sæther

20 November – 8 December 2013
Martin Sæther Artist

Martin Sæther, Passepartout work #11, 2013. Courtesy of the artist

Support provided to artist Martin Sæther (b.1986 in Lillehammer, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) for the solo exhibition 'Det som går rundt [What Goes Around]' at the Hallway Gallery, Vienna, Austria. The artist 'plans to show ten new two-dimensional works, together with a sculptural installation made on the site'. His sculptural work is often 'relating to architecture, and social and mental issues'. The exhibition will coincide with the Vienna Art Week. According to the curator 'the Vienna Art Week cultural platforms including museums, offspaces, artist-run spaces, residency programmes are involved to create a citywide art-related programme with special events, talks, parties, workshops, guided tours ect'.
Curator: Victoria Dejaco, Founder and Curator, Hallway Gallery, Vienna, Austria

NOK 4 500

Marit Roland

18 January – 20 May 2014
Marit Roland Artist

Marit Roland, Paper Drawing #5, 2013. Courtesy of the artist

Support is provided to artist Marit Roland (b.1981 in Kristiansand, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) for a solo exhibition titled 'Paper Drawing #7' at the Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Villa Croce, Genova, Italy. According to the curator the artist is invited to develop a site specific project for the grand staircase at the Museo Villa Croce. Marit Roland will invite the viewer 'to step into and walk through my paper drawings leaning on the flights of the stairs'.
Curator: Ilaria Bonacossa, Artistic Director, Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Villa Croce, Genova, Italy

NOK 14 000

Biennale of Sydney

21 March – 9 June 2014
Biennale of Sydney Biennale
Bodil Furu Artist
Ane Hjort Guttu Artist
Siri Hermansen Artist

Siri Hermansen, Chernobyl Mon Amour (film still), 2012. Courtesy of the artist

Support is provided to the Biennale of Sydney, Australia, for the participation of artists Bodil Furu (b.1976 in Askim, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway), Ane Hjort Guttu (b.1971 in Oslo, Norway, lives and works in Oslo) and Siri Hermansen(b.1969 in Geneva, Switzerland, lives and works in Oslo, Norway). The artists have been invited by the Artistic Director of the 19th Biennale of Sydney, Juliana Engberg, to take part in the in the Biennaleʼ. The exhibition, according to the curator, ‘celebrates artistic imagination as a spirited describing and exploration of the world through metaphor and poesis, making enquiries into contemporary aesthetic experience and relating this to historical precedents and future opportunities in order to imagine possible worlds’. Other participating artists include Eglė Budvytytė, Hubert Czerepok, Douglas Gordon, Yingmei Duan, Eva Koch and Nathan Coley.
Curator: Juliana Engberg, Artistic Director, 19th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

NOK 84 000

KW Institute for Contemporary Art for the 8th Berlin Biennale

29 May – 3 August 2014
8th Berlin Biennale Biennale
Andreas Angelidakis

Support is provided to the 8th Berlin Biennale for the participation of Andreas Angelidakis (b.1968, Athens, Greece, lives and works in Athens, Greece and Oslo, Norway) with the commissioned piece Crash Pad. According to the biennale: 'The installation reflects the two conflicting systems that modernized Greece in the 19th century: The Europeanized Greek diaspora (educated in Germany, France and England and influenced by the invention of antiquity there) and the peasant guerrilla fighters under general Theodoros Kolokotronis. Crash Pad also refers to the first bankruptcy of modern Greece in 1893, which brought about a predecessor of the International Monetary Fund, put in place by France, England and Germany in order to supervise the debt of Greece'.

Curator Juan A. Gaitán states that the Biennale 'aims to reshuffle the historical imagination of Berlin in relation to Europe and to the World. In former editions of the Biennale, the Berlin that has been explored has mostly related to its location between Western and Eastern Europe, and between the Soviet Union and the Western Powers’.
Curator: Juan A. Gaitán, 8th Berlin Biennale, Berlin, Germany

NOK 30 000

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

El Parche

7 – 30 November 2013
Olga Robayo Artist
Marius Wang Artist
Herman Mbamba Artist

Support is provided to the artist group El Parche, consisting of Olga Robayo (b.1972, Bogota, Colombia, lives and works in Ås, Norway and Bogota, Colombia), Marius Wang (b.1975 in Oslo, Norway, lives and works in Ås, Norway and Bogota, Colombia) and Herman Mbamba (b.1980, Windhoek, Namibia, lives and works in Haugesund, Norway). The group has been invited to participate in the La Otra Bienal 2013, (Fundacion Valenzuela y Klenner), Bogotá, Colombia. According to the group 'for the biennial, El Parche will work in the neighborhood La Perseverancia where, as its name refers, inhabitants persevere in their traditions and resistance to gentrification'. The artists plan 'to build an installation with recycled materials, mainly different kind of packaging and europallets, that carry with them, more than products, an ideology intimate ligate to the social injustice within the ruling neoliberal policies'. Other participating artists include Sady González, Juan Javier Salazar, Isaac Cordal, Left Hand Rotation, Nathalie Mba Bikoro and Demián Flores
Curator: Gabriela Salgado, Emilio Tarazona, Edna Sandoval and Guillermo Vanegas, Curator team, La Otra Bienal 2013, (Fundacion Valenzuela y Klenner), Bogotá, Colombia

NOK 45 000

International Support

Kristine Jærn Pilgaard

3 September 2013 – 1 June 2014
Kristine Jærn Pilgaard Curator

Support is provided to curator Kristine Jærn Pilgaard(b.1977 in Oslo, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) for her participation in The Independent Study Programme (ISP), the Curatorial Program, Whitney Museum of American Arts, New York, NY, USA. According to Jærn Pilgaard, she will be 'part of a curatorial team to produce an exhibition at the Kitchen in New York scheduled for May 2014', where she will also write essays for and contribute to the catalogue accompanying the exhibition'.
Contact: Ron Clark, Director, Independent Study Program, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, USA.

NOK 30 000

Witte de With

5 September 2013 – 5 January 2014
Nils Bech Artist
Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art Art Center

Support provided to Witte de With, Center for Contemporary Art in Brussels, Belgium, for the participation of artist Nils Bech(b.1981 in Vikersund, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) in the exhibition 'The Temptation of AA Bronson’. The exhibition includes recent solo work of AA Bronson and his collaborations with other artists. Nils Bech was invited to participate during the opening, which according to the organisers was 'baptised with a confusion of simultaneous and continuous performances’. Other participating artists include Chrysanne Stathacos, Michael Dudeck, Sands Murray-Wassink, Ryan Brewer, Reima Hirvonen and Carlos Motta. Curator: AA Bronson, artist, and Amira Gad, Curator, Witte de With, Brussels, Belgium

NOK 5 000

Agnes Nedregard

15 – 29 September 2013
Agnes Nedregård Artist

Support is provided to artist Agnes Nedregard (b.1975 in Bergen, Norway, lives and works in Bergen) for exhibiting and performing expression/response at Mobius, Boston, MA, USA, Grace Exhibition Space and Gallery, and Diane's Circus Homemade Superstar Frontier Land, both in New York, NY, USA. According to the artist 'expression/response aims to work in the intersection between two contemporary performance theory approaches, psychotherapy as in Lacan's notion of mirroring, and the phenomenological approach of looking for an apparently obvious, but elusive,“essence”'.
Curator: Marilyn Arsem, Mobius, Boston, MA, USA, Jill McDermid-Hokanson and Erik Hokanson, Co-Directors, Grace Exhibition Space, New York, NY, USA and Diane Dwyer, Diane’s Circus Homemade Superstar Frontier Land, New York, NY, USA.

NOK 4 500

Jumana Manna

20 September 2013 – 1 August 2014
Jumana Manna Artist

Jumana Manna, A Sketch of Manners (Alfred Roch’s Last Masquerade), 2012. Courtesy of the artist

Support is provided to artist Jumana Manna (b.1987 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA, lives and works in Berlin, Germany and Oslo, Norway) for her participation in 'Ten thousand wiles and a hundred thousand tricks', the multidisciplinary festival Meeting Points 7 organised by the Young Arab Theatre Fund (YATF) from Brussels, Belgium. It will take place in 2013 and 2014 in: Gallery Nova, Zagreb, Croatia, the Museum of Modern Art (MuHKA), Antwerp, Belgium, the ParaSite Art Space, Hong Kong, China, the Beirut Art Center, Beirut, Libanon, the Presnya Museum, Moscow, Russia and the 21erHaus, Vienna, Austria. Jumana Manna will contribute with the short film, A Sketch of Manners (Alfred Roch’s Last Masquerade) (2013).
Curator: Ivet Curlin, Ana Devic, Natasa Ilic and Sabina Sabolovic, What, How & for Whom (WHW), curator team, Meeting Points 7, Zagreb, Croatia

NOK 28 000

MTÜ Fotokunstnike Ühendus

1 – 27 October 2013
Toril Johannessen Artist
Ane Mette Hol Artist
MTÜ Fotokunstnike Ühendus Art Festival

Support is provided to MTÜ Fotokunstnike Ühendus for the participation of artists Ane Mette Hol (b.1979 in Bodø, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) and Toril Johannessen (b.1978 in Harstad, Norway, lives and works in Bergen, Norway) in Tallinn Photomonth 2013, Talinn, Estonia. According to the organisers, the festival 'aims to promote critical engagement with international lens based art in Estonia and the Baltics, whilst representing and creating opportunities for local professionals in the field'. Other participating artists include: Nina Beier, David Raymond Conroy, Filip Gilissen, Flo Kasearu, Gert Jan Kocken and Maria García Torres. Curator: Niekolaas Lekkerkerk, The Office for Curating, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

NOK 9 000

Mattias Cantzler

12 – 19 October 2013
Mattias Cantzler Artist

Support is provided to artist Mattias Cantzler (b.1976 in Mjölby, Sweden, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) for presenting the project Plenty of Shit at the High Desert Test Site (HDTS) 2013, where over the span of a week, according to the curator ‘artists and audience alike traverse the desolate desert roads and explore the hidden gems, both old and new, between Joshua Tree and Albuquerque, USA’. According to the artist 'the project homemade biogas is being produced out of collected dog waste. The purpose is to use the gas to run a 16mm film projector, which shows a short film called Plenty of Shit.’ Other participaing artists include GWC, Investigators, Karl Hahn, Christian Alexa, Virginia Poundstone and Richard Prince.
Curator: Andrea Zittel, Aurora Tang, Libby Lumpkin, Dave Hickey, HDTS 2013 Selection Committee and Curators, High Desert Test Site (HDTS) 2013, Albuquerque-Joshua Tree, USA.

NOK 18 000

Per-Oskar Leu

13 – 16 October 2013
Per-Oskar Leu Artist

Support is provided to artist Per-Oskar Leu(b.1980 in Oslo, Norway, lives and works in Oslo) for screening and lecturing on his short film Crisis and Critique (2012) as a part of the program the 'Global Revolt: Cinematic Ammunition', hosted by The Robert Flaherty Film Seminar. The screening will take place in the Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY, USA. According to the curator 'Flaherty NYC is a seasonal screening series that presents innovative and groundbreaking films, followed by discussions with the makers on aesthetics, the production process, and the challenges of the work'. Other participating artists include Jean-Marie Straub, New York Newsreel, Joseph Beuys, Jurgen Boch, Andrey Ustinov & Natalya Nikolaeva, Jill Godmilow and Jorge Furtado.
Curator: Ernie Larsen, curator, Flaherty NYC, New York, NY, USA

NOK 7 320

Camilla Norment

15 October – 17 December 2013
Camille Norment

Camille Norment, Performing Within the Toll Performance Series (Series of Live Performances), 2011 - present.

Support is granted to artist Camille Norment (b.1970 in Silver Spring, MD, USA lives and works in Oslo, Norway) for her performance Toll to be presented at The Kitchen, New York, NY, USA and at Transformer Station, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH, USA. According to the artist 'Toll is based on the intertwining voices of three instruments, the hardingfele, the glass armonica, and the electric guitar. It’s occupied with what I call cultural psychoacoustics, a critical framework occupied with the socio-cultural contexts from which sound/music is derived'. The piece is performed by Camille Norment, Håvard Skaset and Vegard Vårdal.
Curator: Tim Griffin, Executive Director and Chief curator, The Kitchen, New York, NY, USA and Thomas M. Welsh, Director of City Stages, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH, USA

NOK 18 000

MELK

16 – 27 October 2013
MELK Art Initiative
Bjarne Bare Artist

Support is provided to the artists-run gallery MELK, Oslo, Norway, for founder Bjarne Bare (b.1985 in Poznan, Poland, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) to hold a two day conference with talks and discussions regarding Nordic photography at the FotoDepartment, St.Petersburg, Russia. The event will be followed by an exhibition in June 2014 hosted by the FotoDepartment and organised in collaboration with the Hasselblad Foundation, Sweden, Objektiv, Norway, Galleri Image, Denmark, Lodret Vanret, Denmark and MELK.
Curator: Dragana Vujanovic, Hasselblad Foundation, Gothenburg, Sweden and Bjarne Bare, MELK, Oslo.

NOK 4 000

Marianne Zamecznik

16 October – 15 December 2013
Marianne Zamecznik Curator

Support provided to Marianne Zamecznik (b.1972 in Trondheim, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) following the invitation by Curator Martha Kirszenbaum to design the exhibition architecture for ʻThe End of The Nightʼ. Exploring the impact of French filmmaker, Henri-Georges Clouzot and his unfinished 1963-1964 film, L'Enfer, the exhibition ‘develops abstraction, the kinetic, and optical illusions in contemporary French art’.
Curator: Martha Kirszenbaum, independent curator for Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France.

NOK 14 000

Christian Bermudez

6 November 2013 – 2 February 2014
Kristine Jærn Pilgaard
Christian Bermudez Artist

Support is granted to artist Christian Bermudez (b.1976 in San José, Costa Rica, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) for his participation in the 18th Contemporary Art Festival Sesc_Videobrasil, Associação Cultural Videobrasil, São Paulo, Brazil, for its 30th anniversary in 2013. According to Curator Solange Farkas: 'Far from a vertical or exclusivist stance, the Festival dedicates itself to creating platforms of visibility, exchange, and strengthening of axes based on geopolitical diversity and the particular ways in which artists from certain countries and regions insert themselves critically into the art world'. Other participating artists include Akram Zaatari, Bakary Diallo, Caetano Dias, Daniel Escobar, Gabriela Golder, Orit Ben-Shitrit, Roy Dib and Sherman Ong.
Curators: Solange Farkas, General Curator, Júlia Rebouças, Fernando Oliva, Eduardo de Jesus, the Curating Board, 18th Contemporary Art Festival Sesc_Videobrasil, Associação Cultural Videobrasil, São Paulo, Brazil

NOK 12 000

Lydgalleriet

15 November 2013
Lydgalleriet Art Initiative
Signe Lidén Artist

Support provided to Lydgalleriet for the participation of artist Signe Lidén (b.1981 in Trondheim, Norway, lives and works in Bergen, Norway) within the Audio Art Festiva, Krakow, Poland, where she will present her work Writings. According to the applicant 'Writings is an installation of spinning sound objects. Manmade holes that appears in nature has been places of investigation in Signe Lidén´s artistic practice during the past years'. Other participating artists include. Other participating artists include Andrea Pensado, Peter Bogers, Marcin Paczkowski, Gero Koenig, Claudia Robles Angel and Piotr Madej.
Curator: Marek Choloniewski, Audio Art Festival, Krakow, Poland

NOK 15 000

Charlotte Bik Bandlien, Ida Falck Øien and Ruben Steinum

17 – 23 November 2013
Ruben Steinum Artist
Charlotte Bik Bandlien
Ida Falck Øien Designer

Support provided to artist Ruben Steinum (b.1984 in Oslo, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway), HAiK designer Ida Falck Øien (b.1979 in Oslo, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) and anthropologist Charlotte Bik Bandlien (b.1977 in Oslo, Norway lives and works in Oslo, Norway) for their participation with the project SELF REPAIR within 'Exhibition as Residency' at the Arts Incubator in Washington Park, Chicago, IL, USA. According to the curator ‘Ethnographic Terminalia is an international curatorial collective of anthropologists, artists and curators who will bring anthropology and art into conversation with one another, in innovative and experimental ways’. According to the applicants SELF REPAIR is a development of the project “HAiK w/RKS" curated by Geir Haraldseth at Rogaland Art Center in Stavanger, Norway, spring 2013, in which the HAiK collective, anthropologist Charlotte Bik Bandlien and four contemporary artists engaged in the topic of “repair” within the Rogaland area’.
Curator: Fiona P. McDonald, Curator, Ethnographic Terminalia and the Ethnographic Terminalia Collective 2013, Chicago, IL, USA

NOK 18 000

Sebastian Lloyd Rees

1 December – 1 November 2013
Sebastian Lloyd Rees Artist

Support is provided to artist Sebastian Lloyd Rees (b.1986 in Stavanger, Norway, lives and works in Stavanger) for his participation in a residency at Fondazione MACC, Calasetta, Italy followed by the exhibition 'You Have Used Me as a Fish Long Enough’ at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Calasetta and the Mangiabarche Gallery in Calasetta, Italy. According to the artist, he will 'reconfigure processes from industry and construction such as formwork and vacuum forming that can immediately respond to and be essentially contingent upon specific geographies and landscapes'.
Curator: Stefano Rabolli Pansera, Director, Fondazione MACC, Calasetta, Italy

NOK 4 500

Kjell Bjørgeengen

10 – 20 January 2014
Kjell Bjørgeengen Artist

Support is provided to artist Kjell Bjørgeengen(b.1951 in Sandvika, Norway, lives and works in Stabekk, Norway) for his participation in the NOWnow festival in Sydney, Australia. Kjell Bjørgeengen have been invited to join MURAL, an improvising group consisting of Jim Denley, Kim Myhr and Ingar Zach, with a vidéo performance. According to the artist 'With MURAL we will engage in a performance where I will turn the video/audio towards the music to alter the ending source of both music and video. This method will produce a precarious situation for both the musicians and the performance: a very small change will have drastic effects on the outcome, thus paving the way for an acute awareness which makes "playing" by habit impossible'. Other participating artists include Matt Chaumont, Rishin Singh, Jon Hunter, Mayu Kanamori, Three Lanes, Phillip Petit and Shoeb Ahmad.
Curator: Andrew Brooks, President, NOWnow festival, Sydney, Australia

NOK 16 000

Lars Morell

20 February – 11 May 2014
Lars Morell Artist

Support is provided to artist Lars Morell(b.1980 in Kristiansand, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) for his participation in the group exhibition 'El Hotel Eléctrico' at the Museum of Modern Art in Antwerp, Belgium. According to the curator Edwin Carels, ‘"El Hotel Eléctrico" is not to be understood as a group exhibtion, but rather as a visual essay, spatialised experience that triggers questions about how “time is taking place”’. Lars Morell will contribute with the works Ink on Paper (2012) and Silent Codes (2012). Other participating artists include Robert Breer, Tony Conrad, Philippe Parreno, Luc Tuymans and Roman Ondak.
Curator: Edwin Carels, Curator, ‘El Hotel Eléctrico’ at the Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen (M HKA), in Antwerp, Belgium

NOK 8 000

International Support with 03–funding

Randi Nygård

1 – 31 October 2013
Randi Nygård Artist

Support is provided to artist Randi Nygård (b.1977 in Bergen, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway and Berlin, Germany) for her participation in the exhibition, lecture, seminar and residency at URRA, Buenos Aires, Argentina. According to the artist 'The residency in URRA invites about fifteen international artists to come together and work for one month in Buenos Aires in October 2013. The programme includes a seminar with lectures by each of the participants at The Latin American Art Museum of Buenos Aires (MALBA). And a group exhibition will take place in the Art Gallery Del Infinito Arte during the month'. Other participating artists include Chiara Banfi, Dan Mihaltianu, Doin Kraal, Jorge Mino, Juan Duque, Magdalena Z’Graggen and Nocolas Robbio.
Curator: Melina Berkenwald, Director, URRA Buenos Aires, Argentina

NOK 7 000

Bjørn Hegardt

15 – 20 January 2014
Bjørn Hegardt Curator

Support is provided to Curator Bjørn Hegardt (b.1974 in Örebro, Sweden, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) for the preparation and co-curating of the exhibition ‘Time Being Time’ at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Banja Luka, Bosnia Herzegovina in 2014, in cooperation with Curator Miodrag Manojlovic. According to the curator, 'the exhibition “Time Being Time” brings together 13 international artists from Norway, Serbia, Bosnia Herzegovina, Germany, The Netherlands, Italy, Japan, China and the USA to show contemporary analogue animation in the Museum of Contemporary Art in Banja Luka, Bosnia Herzegovina'.
Curator: Bjørn Hegardt & Miodrag Manojlovic, curators, ‘Time Being Time’ at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Banja Luka, Bosnia Herzegovina

NOK 7 000