International Support

Recipients : February 2016

02
Number of applications: 84
Application total amount: NOK 3 289 001
Total number of granted applications: 35
Current funds distribution status: NOK 525 000

03

Number of applications: 14
Application total amount: NOK 761 268
Total number of granted applications: 5
Current funds distribution status: NOK 74 000

International Biennials and Institutional Grants for Solo Exhibitions

Saman Kamyab

15 – 24 April 2016
Saman Kamyab

Support is provided to artist Saman Kamyab (b.1981, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) for his solo exhibition ’takeaway’ at the Wiels, Contemporary Art Center, Brussels, Belgium.
Curator: Caroline Dumalin, Curator and Residency Programme Coordinator, Wiels, Contemporary Art Center, Brussels, Belgium.

Granted amount: NOK 8 153

Stian Eide Kluge

1 – 29 May 2016
Stian Eide Kluge Artist

Support is provided to artist Stian Eide Kluge (b.1977 in Oslo, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) for his solo exhibition titled 'Sexagesimal drum & small raised zeros' at the project space Frankfurt am Main in Neukölln, Berlin, Germany.
Curator: Emiliano Pistacchi / Anthony Salvador, Founders and directors, project space Frankfurt am Main in Neukölln, Berlin, Germany

Granted amount: NOK 15 000

Kunsthalle Basel / Basler Kunstverein

12 May – 7 August 2016
Yngve Holen Artist
Lars Holdhus Artist

Support is provided to Kunsthalle Basel/Basler Kunstverein, Basel, Switzerland for the participation of artist Yngve Holen (b.1982 in Braunschweig, Germany, lives and works in Stavanger, Norway and Berlin, Germany) and a colloboration with artist Aedrhlsomrs Othryutupt Lauecehrofn (b.1986 in Hosle, Norway, lives and works is Holsen, Norway and Berlin, Germany) for the solo exhibition titled 'Yngve Holen'.
Curator: Elena Filipovic, Director, Kunsthalle Basel/Basler Kunstverein, Basel, Switzerland

Granted amount: NOK 25 000

Eirik Sæther

4 June – 18 September 2016
Eirik Sæther

Support is provided to artist Eirik Sæther (b.1983 in Oslo, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) for his participation in the 9th Berlin Biennial, 2016.
Curator: DIS and co-curator Centre for Style (Matthew Linde), 9th Berlin Biennial 2016, Berlin, Germany

Granted amount: NOK 15 000

Manifesta 11

10 June – 18 September 2016
Torbjørn Rødland Artist

Support is provided to Manifesta 11, Zurich, Switzerland titled 'What People do For Money: Some Joint Ventures' for the participation of artist Torbjørn Rødland (b.1970 in Stavanger, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway).
Curator: Christian Jankowski, Chief curator, Manifesta 11, Zurich, Switzerland

Granted amount: NOK 23 191

Alan Armstrong & Felix Gmelin

12 August – 27 September 2016
Alan Armstrong Artist
Felix Gmelin Artist

Support is provided to the artist group Alan Armstrong & Felix Gmelin (consisting of Alan Armstrong (b.1986 in North Yorkshire, England, UK, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) and Felix Gmelin (b.1962 in Heidelberg, Germany, lives and works in Oslo, Norway)) for their participation with the project 'Art for the people' within Cash, the 9th Shiryaevo Biennale, Shiryaevo, Russia.
Curator: Roman Korzhov Director, and Nelya Korzhova, Bienniale Curator, 9th Shiryaevo Biennale, Shiryaevo, Russia.

Granted amount: NOK 15 000

Ane Hjort Guttu

2 September – 6 November 2016
Ane Hjort Guttu Artist

Support is provided to artist Ane Hjort Guttu (b.1971 in Oslo, Norway, lives and works in Oslo) Gwangju Biennale for Contemporay Art, Gwangju, South-Korea.
Curator: Maria Lind, Artistic Director, Gwangju Biennale for Contemporay Art, Gwangju, South-Korea

Granted amount: NOK 30 000

Gwangju Biennale Foundation

2 September –  2016
Ane Graff Artist
Azar Alsharif Artist
Matias Faldbakken Artist

Support is provided to the Gwangju Biennale Foundation for the participation of the artists Ane Graff (b.1974 in Bodø, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway), Azar Al-Sharif (b.1984 in Bushehr, Iran, lives and works in Bergen, Norway) and Matias Faldbakken (b.1973 in Hobro, Denmark, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) in the 11th edition of the Gwangju Biennale 2016, Gwangju, South Corea.
Curator: Maria Lind, Artistic Director, the Gwangju Biennale 2016, Gwangju, South Corea

Granted amount: NOK 50 000

Fundação Bienal de São Paulo

10 September – 10 December 2016
Anawana Haloba Artist

Support is provided to the 32rd Fundação Bienal de São Paulo, Sao Paolo, Brazil, titled ‘Incerteza Viva’ (Live Uncertainty) for the participation of artist Anawana Haloba (b.1978 in Livingstone, Zambia, lives and works in Oslo, Norway). Confirm announcement with the biennale!

Curator: Jochen Volz, Curator, 32rd Fundação Bienal de São Paulo, Sao Paolo, Brazil

Granted amount: NOK 50 000

Morten Andersen

30 September – 19 November 2016
Morten Andersen Artist

Support is provided to artist Morten Andersen (b.1965 in Lørenskog, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) for his solo exhibition with the project 'Untitled.Cities at the Fotohof', Salzburg, Austria.
Curator: Rainer Iglar, Member f the Directors board, Fotohof, Salzburg, Austria

Granted amount: NOK 3 000

La Biennale de Montréal

19 October 2016 – 15 January 2017
Camille Norment
Knut Åsdam

Support is provided to the 2016 edition of La Biennale de Montréal, Montréal, Canada for the participation of artists Camille Norment (b.1970 in Silver Spring, Maryland, USA, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) and Knut Åsdam (b.1968 in Trondheim, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway).
Curator: Philippe Pirotte, Artistic Director, the 2016 edition of La Biennale de Montréal, Montréal, Canada

Granted amount: NOK 25 756

Jannicke Låker

21 October 2016 – 19 March 2017
Jannicke Låker Artist

Support is provided to artist Jannicke Låker (b.1968 in Drammen, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) for her solo exhibition in the Beta Gallery at Museum of Contemporary Art Krakow (MOCAK), Krakow, Hungary.
Curator: Delfina Jalowik, Head of the Exhibition Organisation Department, Curator, MOCAK, Krakow, Hungary

Granted amount: NOK 20 000

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

Pedro Gomez-Egana

12 December 2016 – 29 March 2017
Pedro Gomez-Egana Artist

Support is provided to artist Pedro Gomez-Egana (b.1976 in Bucaramanga, Colombia, lives and works in Bergen, Norway) for his participation in the 3rd edition of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2016, Kochi, India. The artist is both participating in the biennale with an art project, and conducting a pre-talk with the title `The Crash of George´ on 27 June 2016.
Curator: Sudarshan Shetty, Artistic Director and Curator, Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2016, Kochi, India

Granted amount: NOK 15 000

International Support

Tor Erik Bøe

10 – 14 February 2016
Trollkrem Artist Group

Support is provided to the artist group TROLLKREM (consisting of Tor Erik Bøe (b.1986 in Stavanger, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) and Jennie Hagevik Bringaker (b.1978 in Oslo, Norway, lives and works in Copenhagen, Denmark/Oslo, Norway)) and artist Marthe Elise Stramrud (b.1984 in Kristiansand, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) for their participation in the LA Art Book Fair, Los Angeles, USA.
Curator: Printed Matter/Jordan Nassar, Curator, LA Art Book Fair, Los Angeles, USA.

Granted amount: NOK 10 000

Sara Eliassen

15 – 17 February 2016
Sara Eliassen Artist

Support is provided to artist Sara Eliassen (b.1977 in Oslo, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) for the screening of her film A Blank Slate at the KADIST Art Foundation, San Francisco, USA and an artist talk at the San Francisco Art Institute.
Curator: Pete Belkin, curator, Artnow, KADIST Art Foundation, San Francisco, USA

Granted amount: NOK 5 000

Anne Szefer Karlsen

17 – 23 February 2016
Anne Szefer Karlsen Curator

Support is provided to curator Anne Szefer Karlsen (b.1976 in Halden, Norway, lives and works in Bergen, Norway) for her participation as curator lecturing and teaching, doing research and interaction with students, artists and art professionals at the Wits School of Arts, Johannesburg, South Africa.
Curator: Gabi Ngcobo, lecturer, Wits School of Arts, Johannesburg, South Africa

Granted amount: NOK 10 000

Jesper Alvær

19 February – 1 May 2016
Jesper Alvær Artist

Support is provided to artist Jesper Alvær (b.1973 in Copenhagen, Denmark, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) for his participation in the exhibition 'Making Use: Life in Postartistic Times', Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, Poland.
Curator: Sebastian Cichocki, Chief Curator, Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, Poland and curators Kuba Szreder and Stephen Wright, Making Use: Life in Postartistic Times, Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, Poland

Granted amount: NOK 9 000

Anne Katrine Senstad

20 February – 10 March 2016
Anne Katrine Senstad Artist

Support is provided to artist Anne Katrine Senstad (b.1967 in Oslo, Norway, lives and works in New York, USA) for her partcipation in CULTURUNNERS/Edge of Arabia, Abha, Saudi Arabia.
Curator: Stephen Stapleton, Founder, CULTURUNNERS, /Edge of Arabia, Abha, Saudi Arabia

Granted amount: NOK 15 000

Natalie Price Hafslund

20 – 29 February 2016
Natalie Price Hafslund Artist

Support is provided to artist Natalie Price Hafslund (b.1987 in Barnstable, UK, lives and works in London, UK) for her participation at the Mountain School of Arts, Los Angeles, USA.
Curator: Piero Golia and Eric Wesley, curators, Mountain School of Arts, Los Angeles, USA.

Granted amount: NOK 18 807

Beate Petersen

2 – 12 March 2016
Beate Petersen Artist

Support is provided to artist Beate Petersen (b.1962 in Oslo, Norway, lives and works in Oslo) for her presentation and screening of two animated documentary films; Nasseredin Shah and his 84 Wives, and Kabul Ping Pong, made in Kabul in Afghanistan, at the IMARES, European University of St. Petersburg, Russia

Granted amount: NOK 8 055

Maia Urstad

1 April – 10 May 2016
Maia Urstad Artist

Support is provided to artist Maia Urstad (b.1954 in Kristiansand, Norway, lives and works in Bergen, Norway) to exhibit her piece 'Radio Taxi Buenos Aires' at the Fundación PROA, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Curator: Javier Aparicio, curator, Radio Taxi Buenos Aires, Fundación PROA, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Granted amount: NOK 12 000

Ana Rita Antonio

4 – 30 April 2016
Ana Rita Antonio Artist

Support is provided to artist Ana Rita Antonio (b.1980 in Leira, Portugal, lives and works in Bergen, Norway) for her participation in a residency at the Residencias Da Boavista, Lisbon, Portugal.
Curator: Manuel Veiga, Director, Municipal de Cultura, Residencias Da Boavista, Lisbon, Portugal

Granted amount: NOK 12 250

La Loge

14 April – 25 July 2016
Steinar Haga Kristensen Artist

Support is provided to La Loge, Brussels, Belgium for the participation of artist Steinar Haga Christensen (b.1980 in Oslo, Norway, lives and works in Oslo) in the exhibtion 'Pastoral Myths'.
Curator: Anne-Claire Schmitz, Director, La Loge, Brussels, Belgium

Granted amount: NOK 20 000

Kaja Leijon

16 April 2016
Kaja Leijon

Support is provided to artist Kaja Leijon (b.1985 in Tromsø, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) for her participation in the Grosses Treffen, the Nordic Embassies, Berlin, Germany, a yearly professional network event between artists and curators.
Curator: Solvej Helweg Ovesen, Artistic Director, GROSSES TREFFEN, the Nordic Embassies, Berlin, Germany

Granted amount: NOK 2 500

Lavasir Nordrum

16 April 2016
Lavasir Nordrum Artist

Support is provided to artist Lavasir Nordrum (b.1951 in Oslo, Norway, lives and works in Oslo) for her participation in the Grosses Treffen, the Nordic Embassies, Berlin, Germany, a yearly professional network event between artists and curators.
Curator: Solvej Helweg Ovesen, Artistic Director, GROSSES TREFFEN, the Nordic Embassies, Berlin, Germany

Granted amount: NOK 2 500

Siren Elise Dversnes Dahle

16 April 2016
Siren Elise Dversnes Dahle Artist

Support is provided to artist Siren Elise Dversnes Dahle (b.1986 in Egersund, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) for her participation in the Grosses Treffen, the Nordic Embassies, Berlin, Germany, a yearly professional network event between artists and curators.
Curator: Solvej Helweg Ovesen, Artistic Director, GROSSES TREFFEN, the Nordic Embassies, Berlin, Germany

Granted amount: NOK 2 500

Shanghai 21st Century Minsheng Art Museum

29 April – 31 July 2016
Anne Katrine Dolven Artist

Support is provided to Shanghai 21st Century Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China for the participation of artist Anne Katrine Dolven (b.1953 in Oslo, Norway, lives and works in Lofoten, Norway) in the exhibition 'The Shadow Never Lies'.
Curator: Jiang Jiehong and Mark Nash, curators, The Shadow Never Lies, Shanghai 21st Century Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China

Granted amount: NOK 23 500

David Thorp

3 May – 23 November 2016
David Thorp Curator
Marita Isobel Solberg Artist
Agnes Nedregård Artist
Branko Imwinkelried Artist

Support is provided to curator David Thorp for the participation of Norwegian artists Marita Isobel Solberg (b.1977 in Tromsø, Norway, lives and works in Tromsø), Agnes Nedregård (b.1975 in Bergen, Norway, lives and works in Bergen) and Branko Imwinkelried (b.1965 in Argentina, lives and works in Bergen, Norway) from the collective Alt Går Bra in the Performance Studio 2016 Season, The Project Studio, The Nines, London, UK.
Curator: David Thorp, Director and Curator, The Project Studio, The Nines, London, UK.

Granted amount: NOK 10 000

Joakim Blattmann Moldestad

25 May – 14 June 2016
Joakim Blattmann Moldestad Artist

Support is provided to artist Joakim Blattmann Moldestad (b.1978 in Drammen, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) for his participation in the exhibition 'Behind the Smart World', KunstRaum Goethestrasse, Linz, Austria.
Curator: Andreas Zingerle and Linda Kronman, curators, Behind the Smart World, KunstRaum Goethestrasse, Linz, Austria

Granted amount: NOK 6 700

Martinka Bobrikova and Oscar de Carmen

27 May – 9 July 2016
Martinka Bobrikova and Oscar de Carmen Artist Group

Support is provided to the artist group Martinka Bobrikova and Oscar de Carmen (consisting of Martinka Bobrikova (b.1981 in Bratislava, Slovakia, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) and Oscar de Carmen (b.1976 in Linares, Spain, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) for their participation with the project 'Kitchen Dialogues' in the exhibition 'small/big world' at Tranzit.sk, Bratislava, Slovakia.
Curator: Judith Angel, Director and curator, Tranzit.sk, Bratislava, Slovakia

Granted amount: NOK 10 000

Kunsthal 44 Møen

28 May – 18 September 2016
Toril Johannessen Artist

Support is provided to Kunsthal 44 Møen, Askeby, Denmark, for the participation of artist Toril Johannessen (b.1978 in Harstad, Norway, lives and works in Bergen, Norway) in the exhibition 'Random Walks', Kunsthal 44 Møen, Askeby, Denmark.
Curator: Eva Scharrer, Curator, Kunsthal 44 Møen, Askeby, Denmark

Granted amount: NOK 19 000

Åsa Cecilia Sonjasdotter

12 – 30 June 2016
Åsa Sonjasdotter Artist

Support is provided to artist Åsa Cecilia Sonjasdotter (b.1966 in Helsingborg, Sweden, lives and works in Tromsø, Norway) for her participation in the exhibition 'Kraevedenie, Natural, Architectural', Archeological Museum-Reserve Divnogorye, Voronezh, Russia.
Curator: Mikhail Lylov, curator, Kraevedenie, Natural, Architectural, Archeological Museum-Reserve Divnogorye, Voronezh, Russia.

Granted amount: NOK 7 000

Marthe Ramm Fortun

18 June – 18 September 2016
Marthe Ramm Fortun Artist

Support is provided to artist Marthe Ramm Fortun (b.1978 in Oslo, Norway, lives and works in Oslo) for her participation in the exhibition 'Thinkers and Feelers' at FUTURA - Centre for Contemporary Art, Praha, Czech Republic.
Curator: Jo-ey Tang, curator, Thinkers and Feelers, FUTURA - Centre for Contemporary Art, Praha, Czech Republic

Granted amount: NOK 5 000

Anne-Liis Kogan

1 – 30 October 2016
Anne-Liis Kogan Artist

Support is provided to artist Anne-Liis Kogan (b.1984 in Tartu, Estonia, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) for her participation in a residency by Arkhangelsk Artist Residency run by Arkhangelsk Regional Artist’s Union.
Curator: Ekaterina Sharova, Artist Residency run by Arkhangelsk Regional Artist’s Union, Arkhangelsk, Russia

Granted amount: NOK 3 908

Morten Norbye Halvorsen

31 March – 1 October 2017
Morten Norbye Halvorsen Artist

Support is provided to artist Morten Norbye Halvorsen (b.1980 in Stavanger, Norway, lives and works in Berlin, Germany) for his participation with a performance and soundtrack in the context of the film Hill of Dreams screened in Jessica Warboys solo exhibition 'Jessica Warboys' at Tate St Ives, St.Ives, UK. Halvorsen and Warboys are collaborators.
Curator: Sara Matson, Curator, Jessica Warboys, Tate St Ives, St.Ives, UK

Granted amount: NOK 10 680

Marianne Heier

6 May 2017
Marianne Heier Artist

Support is provided to artist Marianne Heier (b.1969 in Oslo, Norway, lives and works in Oslo) for her participation in the cross-diciplinary project 'Abitare il minerale' (Inhbiting the Mineral), Castello di Rivoli, Torino, Italy, with the performance 'This is what creates the seasons and the passing of the year, and that rules over all visible things'.
Curator: Francesca Comisso/a.titolo, curator, Abitare il minerale (Inhbiting the Mineral), Castello di Rivoli, Torino, Italy

Granted amount: NOK 21 500

International Support with 03–funding

Anawana Haloba

4 February – 25 April 2016
Anawana Haloba Artist

Support is provided to artist Anawana Haloba (b.1978 in Livingstone, Zambia, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) for her participation in the exhibition 'Kabbo Ka Muwala – The Girl’s Basket', in addition to giving an artist talk and conduct a workshop at the National Gallery of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe.
Curator: Raphael Chikukwa, curator, National Gallery of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe, Katrin Peters-Klaphake, curator, Makerere Art Gallery, Uganda and Ingmar Lähnemann, curator, Städtische Galerie Bremen, Germany.

Granted amount: NOK 10 500

Bodil Furu

15 March 2016 – 29 January 2017
Bodil Furu Artist

Support is provided to artist Bodil Furu (b.1976 in Askim, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) for the screening of her film Les Mangeurs de Cuivre at the Cap, centre d'Art picha, Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of Congo. The artist is also collaborating with two local writers to explore the ancient myths and culture related to copper.
Curator: Patrick Mudekereza, Excecutive Director, Cap, centre d'Art picha, Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of Congo

Granted amount: NOK 15 000

Maria Brinch

9 January – 6 March 2017
Maria Brinch Artist

Support is provided to artist Maria Brinch (b.1984 in Fredrikstad, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) for her participation in the exhibition 'Folding Future' in addition to conducting workshops and host an open studio, TS1 Yangon, Hlaing Township, Yangon, Myanmar.
Curator: Nathalie Johnston, Director of Exhibitions, TS1 Yangon, Hlaing Township, Yangon, Myanmar

Granted amount: NOK 15 000