Residencies : ISCP New York City

1 September 2010 – 31 May 2011

Elisabeth Byre


Elisabeth Byre is an independent curator based in Oslo, Norway. She has been the curator of the independent gallery spaces Projekt 0047 in Berlin (2005-06) and 0047, Oslo. Recent exhibitions include 'Lessons in the Art of Falling - Photographs of Norwegian Performance and Process Art 1966-2009', curated with Jonas Ekeberg at Preus Museum, Horten; 'Storyteller - Organizing Time and Space', at 0047, Oslo; and 'Ghost in the Machine', curated with Susanne Ø. Sæther at Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo. Together, they have recently established the curatorial platform Sæther&Byre. Byre is an alumn from CuratorLab, a postgraduate curatorial program at Konstfack, Stockholm, and the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, and holds an MA in Film Studies from the University of Copenhagen. She is currently working as director of the BFA program at the National Academy of Fine Arts, Oslo, and as a consultant for KORO/Public Art Norway.