Ragnhild Aamås

Afternoon nap, 2016
oil on canvas
130 × 195 cm (51.1 × 76.7 in)
Henni Alftan
Z Gallery Arts, Vancouver, BC

Kitchen, 2016
oil on canvas
65 × 81 cm (25.5 × 31.8 in)
Henni Alftan
Z Gallery Arts, Vancouver, BC

Sharp, 2016
oil on canvas
55 × 46 cm (21.6 × 18.1 in)
Henni Alftan
Z Gallery Arts, Vancouver, BC

Born in 1984, Norway
Lives and works in Oslo, Norway

Education

2015
– BA Archeology, University of Oslo

2011 – 2012
– MRes Art: Exhibition Studies, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London

2010 – 2012
– MA Fine Art, Oslo National Academy of the Arts (Khio), Oslo

Residencies

2017
– (upcoming) URRA Tigre, Buenos aires, Argentina

2014
– Institute for New Connotative Action (INCA), Michigan, Detroit, USA

2013
– Platform China, Beijing, China, (through OCA)

2013
– Summer residency at Kunsthall Oslo

2012 – 2013
– Mesteratelier, 1 year, Henrik Ibsensgate 60, St.Olavsfondet, Oslo

2012
– The Maybe Education and Public Programs, dOCUMENTA (13), Kassel

2011
– Arcueil (Academy of Fine Art, Oslo), Paris

Solo Exhibitions

2018
– (upcoming) as of yet no title, KUBE Art Museum (Vestlandsutstillingen 2018), Ålesund, Norway

2018
– (upcoming) as of yet no title, Z-Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

2013
– White Mountain Resting on Manitou, at Demon’s Mouth Gallery, Oslo

2011
– Nothing Seems to Sustain Me More, at Malmøgata Fine Arts Project Space (MFAPS), Oslo

2009
– Setningssvermarar / A Thicket of You, at Gallery 21:24, Oslo

2009
– Til veggs, at Volda Kunstlag, Volda

Reading/Performance/Spoken Word

2016
– Thinking with the wrong metaphor is like riding a wrong sized bike [Å tenke med dårlige metaforer er som å sykle med feil rammestorleik], Seeable/Sayable, Kunstnernes hus, Grotten, Oslo, Norway

2016
– echo cleans the mirror sore, Kunsthall Stavanger, Norway

2016
– “utgamle ord / other words” under Human Scarecrows, Ground and up to (into) the Sky, Slow Space Bjørvika, Oslo

2015
– “Yetgoner. Vegatm. Allnear. Allfear.”, Winter solstice, Vandaler forening, Oslo

2015
– That old ritual, PODIUM, Oslo

2014
– Between palms, Percival Space’s Library on the Move, Berlin

2013
– “At the same time somewhere else”, lecture performance in Inger Wold Lund’s exhibition Now. Here. at
Percival Space, Oslo

2012
– “Colonnade” segment, Hypertextuelt Waste Land, by the collective Poetikk, Politikk, Praxis, for Audiatur
Wasteland, Poetry Biennial 2012, Bergen/online

2012
– Spoken word, in Memories of Days We Never Lived, at Percival Space, Oslo

2012
– “For 2012, A Lesson on Temperance” in 20 MA Exhibition, MA-Thesis Exhibition, National Academy of Fine
Art (Oslo), Khio: at Kunstnernes Hus, online, and Black Box Theatre, Oslo

Group Exhibitions

2017
– (upcoming) Open Screen, Atelier NORD ANX, Oslo, Norway

2017
– Demon’s Mouth, salon at Zürcher Gallery, New York, US

2016
– Jubileum, Vandaler forening, Oslo

2016
– Seeable/Sayable, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo

2016
– AC /CA (Artist Curator/Curator Artist), exhibition and panel, with Jan Christensen, Hanan Benammar, Paul Paiement, Carl Berg og Max Presneill. Kuratert av Frido Evers og Merete Steiro. Oslo National Academy of the Arts (Khio), Oslo

2016
– You are invited. Content-curation / Spambot Aesthetics, v. Àngels Díaz Miralda Tena, Chalton Gallery, London, England

2016
– Lager 008 #2, Oslo

2016
– Open Screen, Hong Kong, Kina

2015
– Fakta, fortellinger og anekdoter. Kunsthall Stavanger, Stavanger

2015
– Open Video/Débris, Space 4235, Genova, Italy

2015
– Karaoke Nights #2, v/ Dragland and Booth, Kofu, Japan

2015
– Herfra, Kunstmuseet KUBE, Ålesund

2015
– Handlingens gang, Vestlandsutstillingen 2015, Førde/Ålesund/Haugesund/Bergen/Stavanger

2015
– Open Screen, under Oslo Open, group exhibition at Atelier Nord ANX, Oslo

2014
– New Arrangements / FLUID, care of CirkulationsCentralen, WIZARD and Gallery Rajatile,
Malmö/Oslo/Tampere

2014
– Vi tager intet ansvar, Galleri Q, Copenhagen, Denmark

2014
– Karaoke Nights, care of Dragland & Booth, Demon’s Mouth Gallery, Oslo

2013
– Winter Solstice at Norsk Billedhoggerforening, Oslo. // Summer Doldrums, at Kunsthall Oslo, Oslo. // Tredje
tekst, with Hanan Benammar, Oslo internationale teaterfestival, Black Box Theatre, Oslo. // Nobody Minds
Having a Prejudice Confirmed, Kunst på Veitvet, contemporary art in the paper, curated by Tito Frey, Oslo
and online

2012
– Winter Solstice exhibition at Atelier Nord ANX, Oslo. // Tekst to (home & dry), text piece, for public christmas
calendar at Oslo central station, UKS, and online, curated by Tito Frey, Oslo. // “For 2012, A Lesson on
Temperance” in 20 MA Exhibition, MA-Thesis Exhibition, National Academy of Fine Art (Oslo), Khio: at
Kunstnernes Hus, online, and Black Box Theatre, Oslo

2011
– Salon #1, Institute for Neo Connotative Action (INCA), Detroit, Michigan. // Christian Sublime Tony and
Friends: Let the lovin take ahold. Stribsendberg collection of modern art. Version:1.0, at One Night Only, UKS,
Oslo. // The Educational Art Show, curated exhibition at Malmøgata Fine Arts Project Space (MFAPS), Oslo

2010
– —akademi, curated by Dag Erik Elgin with an intervention by Trude Schjelderup Iversen, project space, Khio,
Oslo. // The Cluster Show, at Semikolon gallery, Oslo. // Bachelors at Large, BA Fine Art Degree show, at
Tullinløkka kunsthall (Nasjonalgalleriet), Oslo

2009
– Terskel, “Kunstakademiet kommer til museet #2”, Museet for Samtidskunst, Oslo

Fairs

2017
– SUPERMARKET 2017, with Demon’s Mouth, Stockholm, Sweden

Other

2015 ->
– programming/curation/writing Artist run space PODIUM Oslo, Oslo Norway

2017
– curating: Then one thing led to another, with Gruppe 11, Nordic Anthology/Fotorgalleriet, Oslo

2017
– text: freelance writing for Periskop, Oslo/Online

2016
– images: collages for Kaisa Aglen, publication “Mellom krig”, Samlaget, Norway

2016
– text: Goblin treasure, text for Stian Ådlandsvik, solo exhibition at Noplace, Oslo

2016
– text: The injured healer inverts its roots, re-imagining the text for Tora Dalseng in English language, Oslo Utmark

2016
– text: essay on Nina Canell for Kunstkritikk.no

2016
– text: reading notes for publication with Human Scarecrows, w Hanan Benammar

2015
– den skadde lækjar rotinverterar, essay for Tora Dalseng, Psycho Analytic, at Oslo Utmark, Oslo

2015
– shared infrastructure: silence may fall, essay for Ignas Krunglevicius, exhibition at Galerija Vartai, Lithuania

2015
– publication with Institute for Neo Connotative Action, Detroit

2014
– text: escape velocity, for New Arrangements catalogue, care of CirkulationsCentralen, WIZARD and Gallery
Rajatile, Malmö/Oslo/Tampere

2014
– freelance writing for CAS, Contemporary Art Stavanger, online

2014
– freelance writing and critique for Billedkunst, printed magazine for Norwegian Fine Artist’s Association

2013
– text: These are words sourced from a digital oracle and chopped down to size, text for Sweatbulletin #3 –
come home straight away, everywhere, online

2013
– text: trekant, tredet, berget, skrevet, text for the artist Ragna Bley

2013
– Voice: Urefremføring: vil denne augneblinken nokon gong sleppe taket, Oslo Rådhus, w/ Magnar Åm

2013
– Proofreading and consultant: Picasso i Norge, (Ed.) Kristina Ketola Bore, Particular Facts publishing, Oslo //
Catalogue for Janne Kruse’s exhibition at Oslo Kunstforening, 2013

2012
– text: untitled text piece, in An Epitaph for a World We are Leaving Behind, (Eds.) Leira, Siri and Inger Wold
Lund, Percival Space Publishing, Oslo

2012
– text, critique, for Kunstkritikk.no

2012
– Kvar i kroppen sit ingenting, series of images, collaboration for publication with Kaisa Aglen. Samlaget, Oslo

2007 – 2016
– Money work as Sales- and Service host, and assistant manager, Norwegian National Rail, Oslo central,
Nationaltheatret and Geilo station

2010 – 2011
– Host, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art

2010
– Proofreader and consultant, Torpedo Press, Karavaneseries. Book 1: Victor Linds Monument by Erling
Moestue Bugge // Book 2: Kjartan Slettemarks Nixon Visions by Boel Christensen-Scheel, Torpedo Press,
Oslo/Berlin

2003
– Assistant to Sylvi Aambø

Press

(international)

2017
– Your Concise Guide to Armory Week 2017 — with GIFs!, hyperallergic.com

(Norwegian)

2017
– Stella magazine, Se opp for disse talentene, Norway

2015
– Interview by Inger Wold Lund on running a reading group and the thematic collage posters for each session, Kunstforum, Norway

2013
– Veggtekst, critique of “Now. Here.” (Exhibition by Inger Wold Lund) and the lecture performance “At the same time somewhere else” (Ragnhild Aamås), by Gabrielsen, Stian. (16.mai) Kunstkritikk.no

2012
– Fragmentert avgang, Semb, Tine. Billedkunst 4/2012

2012
– Tjue og én MA-utstilling, Gabrielsen, Stian. Kunstkritikk.no

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Ragnhild Aamås