News


2024
Research
Performative Time
MEMORYWORK
Project Lab 6

Public art commission
Open seminarTi skisseforslag til nytt nationalt minnested for 22. juli
National Museum, 6.5, Oslo, Norway

Research
Reactivation
MEMORYWORK
Project Lab 5, 13 - 21.5, Paris, France

Public art commission
Introduction to Utøya Minnested for 22.juli
Utøya, 3 - 4 .4, Norway

Workshop
Archives as Art Practice
HDK-Valand Academy of Art and Design, Sweden



2023

Public art commission
National memorial 22.july

Regeringskvartalet Oslo, Norway


Research
Absence, a place where something happened
MEMORYWORK

Project Lab 4, 13 - 17.11, Utøya, Norway

Exhibition
Sorry, the Hardest Word
P74, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Seminar
Agenda: Magdalena Abakanowicz
Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Norway

Presentation
Using digital approaches and Canvas to enhance student learning and engagement in teaching art subjects
Oslo National Academy of the Arts, Utdanningsforum, Norway

Residency Part 2
Alfabet of Resilience
Live Studio, Bergen Kunsthall, Norway

Seminar
Relationships in Artistic Research
Norwegian Artistic Research School: Seminar 4
Bymuseum, Bergen, Norway

Research
Embodied Resistance
MEMORYWORK
Project Lab 3, Lisbon, Portugal

Residency Residency Part 1
Alfabet of Resilience
Live Studio, Bergen Kunsthall, Norway

Presentation
MEMORYWORK
Artisitc Research Forum,
Sentralen, Norway


2022
Presentation
Critical reflective practice – examples of a reflect-in-action trough an orchestrated approach to artistic research-based teaching 
Oslo National Academy of the Arts, Utdanningsforum, Norway

Exhibition
Dancing Forest
Parabol
3,14, Bergen, Norway

Book launch
ARCTIC SOUTH
University of Lisbon, Portugal

Presentation
The Listening Academy
Bergen, Norway

Book launch
PUBLIC MEMORY, PUBLIC ART
Reflections on Monuments and Memorial Art Today

Stockholm, Sweden

Research
Who tells y/our story
MEMORYWORK
Project Lab 2,
Berlin, Germany

Exhibition
Betraktninger = Observations, Dialogues and Actions
ROM, Oslo, Norway

Exhibition
Habitat
F15, Moss, Norway

Educational
Critical Reflective Practice
NTNU, Trondheim, Norway

Exhibition
Everything must go
The Mildred Complex(ity), 
United States


Residency
Mildred Lane
United States

Presentation
Mining the Borders of Artistic Research
Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon, Portugal

Exhibition
CORPOREALITY
REPAIR CONCILIATION

Investigating Ways Into a Better Coexistence
Neue Galerie, Innsbruck, Austria

Presentation
The Labour of Memory

Bergen Kunsthall, Norway

Presentation
“Apologoscapes” of Objects, Bodies, and Memories: Materiality and Institutionality of Apology
Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen, Austria

Research
Mapping the field
MEMORYWORK
Project Lab 1, Zoom

2022—2021
Presentation
Flea Market Project

School of the Art Institute of Chicago/Oslo National Academy of the Arts

Visiting Artist
An Archive of Action
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, United States

2020
Presentation
Sites of Reckoning Symposium
Georgia State University, Atlanta, United States  

Works


What Endurs (2023)
Participatory installation
Keywords: apology, representation, memorywork


Alfabet of Resilience (2023)
Social sculpture and archive
Keywords: social sculpture, representation, score

Weight of Whispers (2022)  
Commemorative plate
Keywords: memorywork, erasure,rePurpose

Acts of Repair (2021)  
Sculpture
12 copper needles, 3 m
Keywords: land acupuncture, urban landscape, landart


To Do List (2021)
Installation
 Keywords: research, representation,  memorywork
Entangled Life (2020)
Social sculpture and archive
Keywords: participatory monument, social sculpture, sound art, representation


Dancing forest and other stories (2020)
Sound installation, 29 min.
Keywords: sound art, participatory monument, embodied futures past and present

Hearing (2018)
Social sculpture
Keywords: participatory monument, social sculpture


/ɑːkʌɪv/ (2018)
Installation, social sculpture
Keywords: archive, installation, participatory monument, social sculpture


Chamber (2017)Sound sculpture
Materials: concrete, speakers Keywords: participatory monument, social sculpture, sound art, representation, memory site


Positions of Protest (2016)
Performative sculpture
Keywords: participatory monument, social sculpture, representation

Folkets Hus (2015)
(People House) 
Social sculpture
Keywords: participatory monument, social sculpture, representation, memory site, memorywork


Exercises in Consciousness (2014)
Social sculpture
Keywords: participatory monument, social sculpture, representation, memorywork

Vocabulary of Thought (2014)
Installation
Material: 26 collages, text 
Keywords: installation, sculpture, memorywork

Zeitreise (2013)
Light sculpture and participatory work
Material: projection, collage
Keywords: participatory monument, social sculpture


Visions of the Future (2010)
Participatory installation
Material: mixed media, stamp, UV flashlight
Keywords: participatory monument, social sculpture

Arctic Artist Survival Kit (AASK) (2009)
Installation
Material: mixed media
Keywords: collective memory, archive, representation, ecology, collector


18 Ice Charts / 22 days (2009)
Material: Embroidery, cotton on rubber
Keywords: collective memory, archive, ecology, embroidery

The Livingroom (2008)
Light sculpture, social sculpture
Materials: textile and metal
Keywords: participatory monument, social sculpture, sound art, representation, memory site


Presence of Absence (2007)
Sculpture, mixed media
Materials: surveillance camera, projector, metal basin, water
Keywords: participatory monument, social sculpture

Itinerant memorial to the spoken wish (2007)
Performative sculpture
Materials: concrete, castor wheels
Keywords: participatory monument, social sculpture

Research


2020—ongoing
MEMORYWORK
Research cluster

2022—ongoing
ARCTIC SOUTH
Research cluster

2020—ongoing
Embodied sound Archive
Research project

2019—2020
PILOT: PREPARING Performative Time – a choreographic enquiry into the politics of remembrance and representation
Research project

2014—2019
The Participatory Monument – Remembrance and Forgetting as Art Practice in Public Sphere
Research project

2015—2016
A possibility study
Research project

2009—2010
Visions of the Future – Collective Memory in Arctic Science, POLART
Research project

2008—ongoing
The Collective Memory Collector
Research project

2006—2008
On the trace of Memory
Research project

Publications


2024
Navigating Trauma-Informed Memorywork in Artistic Research Practices Keywords: artistic research, ethics, memory work

Relational Acts – Listening as Art practice Keywords: public art, art practice, memory, relational acts


2023
ACT III
Keywords: third cycle education, supervision, art education


2022
PUBLIC MEMORY, PUBLIC ART
Reflections on Monuments and Memorial Art Today
Keywords: participatory monument, social sculpture, listening

ARCTIC SOUTH
Keywords: mining, border, care, artistic research

2020
Embodied sound Archive Keywords: participatory monument, social sculpture, listening

2018
The Participatory Monument – Remembrance and Forgetting as Art Practice in Public Sphere Keywords: participatory monument, social sculpture, collective memory

2014
Forget Me Not – Berlin and the Battle of Memory Keywords: participatory monument, collective memory, tanturism