International Support

Recipients : May 2018

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Number of applications: 74
Application total amount: NOK 2 721 679
Total number of granted applications: 35
Current funds distribution status: NOK 650 000

International Biennials and Institutional Grants for Solo Exhibitions

Mahlet Ogbe Habte

10 – 20 August 2018

Support is provided to artist Mahlet Ogbe Habte for her solo project, All in one Experiencing the Labyrinth, exhibited at the Guramayne Addis Art Gallery, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. There will also be an artist talk.

Amount: NOK 12 700

Kunsthuis SYB

6 – 9 September 2018

Support is provided to Kunsthuis SYB, Beetsterzwaag, the Netherlands, for the participation of artist Ane Graff in ‘Almende, the second Triennial of Beetsterzwaag’, taking place at Kunsthuis SYB. Dates: 6 – 9 September 2018

Amount: NOK 6 531

Fundação Bienal de São Paulo

7 September – 9 December 2018

Support is provided to Fundação Bienal de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil, for inviting artist Roderick Hietbrink to participate in the 33rd Bienal de São Paulo titled ‘Affective Affinities’.

Amount: NOK 57 892

The 6th Edition of the Athens Biennale 2018

26 October – 9 December 2018

Support is provided to the 6th edition of the Athens Biennale, Athens, Greece, for inviting artists Tori Wranes, Lykourgos Porfyris and Helle Siljeholm to participate in the 6th edition of the biennale titled ‘ANTI’. Dates: 26 October – 9 December 2018

Amount: NOK 83 495

Ignas Krunglevicius

2 November – 28 February 2018

Support is provided to artist Ignas Krunglevicius for his participation within the first edition of the Thailand Biennale 2018 titled ‘Edge of the Wonderland’, taking place at the Office of Contemporary Art and Culture (OCAC), Ministry of Culture, Krabi, Thailand.

Amount: NOK 20 000

Tori Wrånes

2 November 2018 – 28 February 2019

Support is provided to the artist Tori Wrånes for her participation within the first edition of the Thailand Biennale 2018 titled ‘Edge of the Wonderland’, taking place at the Office of Contemporary Art and Culture (OCAC), Ministry of Culture, Krabi, Thailand. Dates: 2 November – 28 February 2018

Amount: NOK 31 440

Camille Norment Studio

2 November 2018 – 28 February 2019

Support is provided to artist Camille Norment for her participation in the first edition of the Thailand Biennial, 2018, organized by the Office of Contemporary Art and Culture (OCAC), Ministry of Culture in Bangkok, taking place in Krabi, Thailand, titled ‘Edge of the Wonderland’.
Dates: 02 November 2018 – 28 February 2019

Amount: NOK 28 600

International Support

Emilija Skarnulyte

18 May – 10 September 2018

Support is provided to artist Emilija Skarnulyte for the commission of her installation Mirror Matter within Bold Tendencies’ ‘Visual Arts Programme 2018’ in London, UK. The focus for this year’s commissioned artists is Ecology. Dates: 18 May – 22 September 2018

Amount: NOK 10 000

Biung Ismahasan

21 – 25 May 2018

Support is provided to curator Biung Ismahasan for inviting Sámi artist Marita Isobel Solberg to participate in the group exhibition titled ‘Dispossessions: Performative Encounter(s) of Taiwanese Indigenous Contemporary Art’ taking place at Goldsmiths, University of London in London, UK. Dates: 21 – 25 May 2018

Amount: NOK 8 500

Daniela Arriado, Screen City Biennial

1 June 2018 – 15 January 2019

Support is provided to curator Daniela Arriado for the participation of Norwegian and Norway based artists Matti Aikio, HC Gilje and Margarida Paiva within the Screen City Biennial – ‘Migrating Stories’, Tour 2018. The tour includes these spaces amongst others; Julia Stocheck Collection (Düsseldorf), ISEA (Durban), Media!Architecture!Biennial (Beijing), A Tale of a Tub (Rotterdam) and Scandinavia House (New York). Dates: 1 June 2018 – 15 January 2019

Amount: NOK 20 000

Elin Már Øyen Vister

2 June – 22 October 2018

Support is provided to artist Elin Már Øyen Vister for her participation in the exhibition ‘Ekologins visionärer / Ecovisionaries’ with a new sonic work and installation titled The Ontology of the circle speaks Akt # 1, taking place at the Bildmuseet in Umeå, Sweden. A performance with the same title will be presented in Umeå during the festival Rum för Performance – Skiften (A collaboration between Bildmuseet, Vita Kuben and Norrlandsoperan) on 8 September 2018. Dates: 2 June ­– 22 October 2018

Amount: NOK 30 000

Magnus Bjerk

13 – 16 June 2018

Support is provided to artist Magnus Bjerk for his participation with the work Supernature, a collaboration with the artist Namia Leigh, in the symposium program and exhibition ‘Photosynth - Symposium of self-powered media art’ taking place at the Faculty of Arts University of Pécs, Hungary in the Zsolnay Cultural Quartier. Dates: 13 – 16 June 2018

Amount: NOK 9 219

Hege Tapio

15 – 27 June 2018

Support is provided to artist Hege Tapio for her participation presenting a paper in a conference co-organised by Cultivamos Cultura and CIC.Digital of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa, in Partnership with Centro de Arte e Cultura/Fundação Eugenio de Almeida and Faculdade de Belas-Artes da Universidade de Lisboa. Following the conference the first version of the ‘Beauty Kit Female Farm’, a week-long residency project will take place in Cultivamos Cultura at São Luís, Odemira, Portugal. Dates: 15 – 27 June 2018

Amount: NOK 6 048

Steinar Haga Kristensen

20 June – 19 August 2018

Support is provided to the artist Steinar Haga Kristensen for his participation with the project Brown Period in the exhibition “Somewhere in Between” initiated on invitation, by the artist run space Etablissement d`en Face, by The Centre of Fine Arts (BOZAR) in Brussels, Belgium. Dates: 20 June – 19 August 2018

Amount: NOK 10 500

Sara Eliassen

1 – 30 July 2018

Project: Support is provided to the artist Sara Eliassen for her participation as the visiting artist/ faculty at the SOMA Summer 2018 in Mexico City, Mexico. The stay includes a residency stay at SOMA, studio visits and an artist presentation. Dates: 1 – 30 July 2018

Amount: NOK 9 702

Marianne Heske

1 July – 31 October 2018

Support is provided to artist Marianne Heske for her participation with the work What fools these mortals be in the exhibition ‘On a Pedestal’ taking place in the Castletown House and Dublin Castle, Dublin, Ireland. Dates: 1 July – 31 October 2018

Amount: NOK 18 000

Piksel Produksjoner

9 July – 6 August 2018

Support is provided to Piksel Produksjoner, Bergen, Norway, for the participation of artists Audun Eriksen and Gisle Frøysland in the 3rd edition of TransPiksel, a digital culture festival touring South America, taking place in four cities (Mexico City, Querétaro, Trujillo and Guayaquil) within three different countries: Ecuador, Perú and Mexico. Dates: 9 July – 6 August 2018

Amount: NOK 25 000

Damir Avdagic

24 – 31 August 2018

Support is provided to artist Damir Avdagic for his participation in the week-long workshop and lecture session titled “Constructing Utopia / Eastern European Avant-Gardes and Their Legacy" as part of the programme Summer School at The Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, Slovenia. Dates: 24 – 31 August 2018

Amount: NOK 14 000

Maria Brinch

30 August – 10 September 2018

Support is provided to artist Maria Brinch for her participation in the exhibition ‘Tuwaye’ (a Kiganda word meaning ‘Let us converse’) at the House Of Talent East Africa (HOT) Kampala, Uganda. Dates: 30 August – 10 September 2018

Amount: NOK 10 990

Sigmund Skard

1 – 9 September 2018

Support is provided to artist Sigmund Skard for his participation within the performance festival ‘Days of performance art in Lviv’, including the ‘School of Performance’ educational programme, taking place at the Art Center Dzyga, Institute of Contemporary Art in Lviv, Ukraine. Dates: 1 – 9 September 2018

Amount: NOK 6 504

Karl Ingar Røys

12 – 14 September 2018

Support is provided to artist Karl Ingar Røys for his participation with the video work Ernas Video in the exhibition ‘The State of Capitalism and the State of Political Economy’ at the Juraj Dobrila University of Pula, Croatia. Dates: 12 – 14 September 2018

Amount: NOK 5 400

Eva Rowson

14 – 17 September 2018

Support is provided to curator Eva Rowson to present the research of the project Cómo imaginar una musea? in the ‘CommonsxArt’ Assembly taking place at the Casco Art Institute: Working for the Commons, Utrecht, the Netherlands. Dates: 14 – 17 September 2018

Amount: NOK 8 500

Olga Robayo

15 – 30 September 2018

Support is provided to artist Olga Robayo for her residency at Aeromoto in Mexico City, Mexico, regarding her research as the director of the ‘KUIR BOGOTA Queer Arts & Film International Festival’. The residency will include an exhibition and an artist talk.

Dates: 15 – 30 September 2018

Amount: NOK 10 000

Cultural Centre of Belgrade

15 September – 29 October 2018

Support is provided to Cultural Centre of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia, for inviting artists Ann Lislegaard, Bjarne Melgaard and Torbjørn Rødland to participate in the exhibition ‘57th October Salon: The Marvelous Cacaphony’ taking place at the Cultural Centre of Belgrade, the Belgrade City Museum, the Serbian Academy of Art and Science, the Remont Gallery and three galleries at the Cultural Center of Belgrad in Belgrad, Serbia. Dates: 15 September – 29 October 2018

Amount: NOK 52 500

Marta Herford gGmbH

16 September 2018 – 6 January 2019

Support is provided to Marta Herford gGmbH, Herford, Germany, for inviting the artist group The Center for Genomic Gastronomy founded by, amongst others, Norwegian artist Cathrine Kramer, to take part in the group exhibition titled ‘Creatures Made to Measure – Animals and Contemporary Design’ with their project De-extinction Deli – Yesterday’s Meat Tomorrow. Dates: 16 September 2018 – 6 January 2019

Amount: NOK 14 950

Jesper Alvær

20 – 30 September 2018

Support is provided to artist Jesper Alvær for his participation with the film Upstream the Cold Chain within the exhibition ‘Designing Connection in Friction’ at the Harcourt House Artist Run Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Dates: 20 – 30 September 2018

Amount: NOK 10 000

Guernsey Photography Festival

20 September – 20 October 2018

Support is provided to the Guernsey Photography Festival for inviting artist Terje Abusdal, the winner of this years’ International Competition, to exhibit within the festival. Dates: 20 September – 20 October 2018

Amount: NOK 15 000

Jan Groth

13 October 2018 – 12 January 2019

Support is provided to artist Jan Groth for his participation within the exhibition ‘Light Lines: The Art of Jan Groth, Inger Johanne Grytting, and Thomas Pihl’ taking place at the Scandinavia House, New York, USA. Dates: 13 October 2018 – 12 January 2019

Amount: NOK 14 000

Curate It Yourself (CIY)

23 October – 29 November 2018

Support is provided to the curatorial collective ‘Curate It Yourself (CIY)’ based in Paris, France, for inviting artist Ann Iren Buan to participate in the exhibition Temporary Walls (working title), Bazament, project space in Tirana, Albania. Dates: 23 October – 29 November 2018

Amount: NOK 18 970

Ayman Alazraq

26 October – 3 February 2018

Support is provided to artist Ayman Alazraq who has been invited to participate with his work Wall 1 in the group exhibition titled ‘L’Intrus’ at the Tabakalera International Centre for Contemporary Culture in San Sebastián, Spain. Wall 1 is a collaboration with Swedish artist Emanuel Svedin. Dates: 26 October – 3 February 2018

Amount: NOK 6 700

Kjell Bjørgeengen

1 November 2018

Support is provided to the artist Kjell Bjørgeengen for a commissioned site specific video performance in Ex Teresa Arte Actual, Mexico City, Mexico. Ex Teresa is part of IMBA and Bellas Artes, the National Institute of Art in Mexico. The project is a collaboration with Ingar Zach (NO) and Chris Cogburn (US). Dates: November 2018

Amount: NOK 17 859

Turbida Lux

1 November 2018

Support is provided to the art collective Turbida Lux, consisting of artists Lucila Mayol and Pedro Riva, for the project Acronym for Daydreaming taking place at the Museum for the History of Photography in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

Dates: November 2018

Amount: NOK 8 000

Martinka Bobrikova and Oscar de Carmen

5 – 25 November 2018

Support is provided to the artist group Martinka Bobrikova and Oscar de Carmen for their participation with the series meditations on power in a solo exhibition at the HotDock project space in Bratislava, Slovakia. Dates: 5 November – 25 November 2018

Amount: NOK 12 000

Marthe Thorshaug

7 – 10 November 2018

Support is provided to artist Marthe Thorshaug for the screening, and post-screening conversation, of her film Human Wild. It will be part of the exhibition ‘Nordic Impressions’ taking place at the The Phillips Collection, Washington DC, USA. Dates: 7 – 10 November 2018

Amount: NOK 7 000