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FROM HERE TO THE BLACK SEA

Film 21. min 2018

From here to the Black Sea is a long term project about the perception of the Cold War. It circles around how landscape and history form the subconscious mind. The film version include a dancer, a woman who formerly worked at the Air Traffic Control Tower in Bodø, and an artist from Kasakhstan. It was showed at Bodø Biennale 2018.

Photo: Aleksander Johan Andreasen

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FROM HERE TO THE BLACK SEA

Pre-project 2015-2016 supported by Arts Council Norway and Dramatikkens hus, Oslo. Experiments with performance.
The main character is a geographical belt stretching from Haugesund on the Norwegian west coast, across The Baltic Sea, and further via Poland, the Carpathian Mountains in Ukraine and towards The Black Sea. Inspired by Dag Solstad’s short story “Moscow” and the Ukrainian poet Oleh Lysheha, fuelled by news reports about submarine activity outside the Stockholm archipelago.

Performed during TextLab Scratch Festival at Dramatikkens hus, Oslo 2016

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LESSONS 2015

Interview film, 13 min. featuring Azzma Nouman, Amani Ali, Rafil Alinnbjörk, Shahad Alkhalisi, Valeria Valdes and Zamzam Mohamed.

Installation view from Verkstad Konsthall, Norrköping, 2015.

The youth give lessons in how give a public speech, based on their experience of being art guides. The program was part of the exhibition Acting in the City celebrating the 100 years anniversary of Norrköpins Art Museum in 2013.

Photo Aldís Ellertsdóttir Hoff

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Printing at CA Andersson, Malmö, preparing for exhibition at Museum of Contemporary Art Roskilde 2015. (New production of “The Mai Zetterling-Project” 2005)

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CURRENT AND RECENT ACTIVITIES

 

2017

Student at Creative Writing University of Tromsø (2016-2017)

Film screening at MALI Museo de Arte de Lima, Peru, as part of the public program accompanying the exhibition «Within Heritage Movements» with Oscar Lara. The screening will be followed by a public seminar with Oscar Lara and Unni Gjertsen, moderated by Nina Möntmann 30th of September.

 

 

2016

“Lessons” solo exhibition Tenthaus Oslo

“From Here to The Black Sea” work in progress at TekstLab Scratch Festival 2016 Dramatikkens hus, Oslo

“Dakar-Tromsø” included in Book Lovers collection of artist novels at MuHKA Antwerp

 

2015

Exhibition Verkstad Konsthall Norrköping

Artist in Residency Norrköping AIR

Exhibition Museum for Contemporary Art Roskilde

Featuring in Lena Jordebo’s documentary “Regissören – en film om Mai Zetterling”