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KHiBnews 18 October 2011

Bergen National Academy of the Arts (KHiB), No. 37, 18 October 2011

News

Bergen National Academy of the Arts with two exhibition openings by research fellows on 21 October
Kjell Rylander and Pedro Gómez-Egaña show the artistic results of their three year long artistic research fellowship projects from 21 October:

Kjell Rylander: The everyday reality of ceramics
What's the value of an insignificant cup? Why bother with trivialities? Research Fellow Kjell Rylander investigates the everyday reality of ceramics and discovers more than realism and triviality. Kjell Rylander has, since 2009, been associated with the research project "Creating artistic value. A project on rubbish and readymades, art and ceramics (Art-value). Art Value investigates ceramic appropriation. Kjell Rylander is a Scandinavian pioneer in this field. His ceramic raw materials consist of cups and plates rather than clay. His research investigates possible social and artistic values of trivial and insignificant everyday objects. This is the first time The Research Council of Norway has chosen to support a fellowship project for the Norwegian Artistic Research Fellowship Programme.

Exhibition opening: 21 October at 6pm, Vaskerelven 8, Bergen.
Read more: KHiB > Press releases

Pedro Gómez-Egaña: On the relationships between temporality and catastrophe
The performance, video, installation and texts presented in the exhibition are part of his ongoing investigation into the significance of temporality in our experience and understanding of catastrophe. While catastrophe is the core of Gómez-Egaña's interest, this show focuses on qualities of time and motion that are in contrast to those of conventional media representations: A series of haunted works that seem to speak to our everyday expectation of something happening somewhere, sometime...

Exhibition opening: 21 October at 8pm, Knipsu, Komediebakken, Bergen.
Read more: KHiB > Press  releases

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Open Seminars, Lectures and Conferences

The R&D project Art Value invites to a conference on contemporary ceramics
"Making or Unmaking? The Contexts of Contemporary Ceramics" is an international conference that marks the conclusion of the R&D project, Art Value, which deals with trash and readymades, art and ceramics. The conference takes place on 27-29 October in Bergen and will be a mix of theoretical lectures and presentations by artists. Project leader is Professor Jorunn Veiteberg. The conference takes plase at Terminus Hall, Bergen.
Read more: KHiB > News

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Research and Development

Ashley Booth chairs new artistic research project
In what ways can an investigation of experiences with, and attitudes to, pictograms contribute to increased reflection on life's complexity? This is the key question in a new artistic research project "Pictogram-me" chaired by Professor Ashley Booth. The new research project is the first to receive funding from Program for Artistic Research. From a total of nine applicants, three were awarded funding.
Read more: KHiB > News

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Exhibitions and Projects

Eamon O'Kane with solo exhibition in New York
Professor Eamon O'Kane, opns a solo exhibition at RARE Gallery in New York 13 October 2011. The exhibion is called "There Is Another World, But It Is In This One" and consists of newer paintings and drawings. The exhibition will be on until 10 November 2011.
Further reading: KHiB > News

Kari Dyrdal participates in exhibition by Glenn Adamson
Professor Kari Dyrdal participates with her work "Harnisk & Brett" in the exhibition "Shot Through" curated by Glenn Adamson at Hordaland Art Centre in Bergen. The art piece is part of the series Jacquardfortellinger. The exhibition opens 28 October 2011 at 7pm and is on until 18 December 2011.
Read more: KHiB > News

Galleri Fisk - KHiB's student-run gallery
Galleri Fisk opens new exhibitions every second week. The opening night is Fridays at 7 pm. Opening hours: kl. 12-4 pm Saturday and Sunday. Closed weekdays. Address: Kong Oscars gate 46, Bergen. The last part of the autumn programme 2011 is:

  • Rebecka Andersson and Carolina Billvik: 28 October-6 November
  • Cecilia Jonsson: 11-20 November
  • Anne Lena Jaktlund: 18-27 November
  • Thomas Stephanblome: 25 November-4 Desember
  • Emil Keller Skousen and Cecilie Meng Sørensen: 9-18 Desember

 Read more: KHiB > Student works

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Awards, Purchases and Commissions

Arts and Crafts Prize to Kari Dyrdal
The Annual Arts and Crafts Prize 2011 is awarded professor Kari Dyrdal of KHiB. The basis for the award is the work "Valser" that is on display at The Museum of Decorative Arts and Design in Oslo. The prize was handed to Dyrdal together with NOK 100 000,- at a grand ceremony 17 September 2011. The artwork is a part of the exhibition "Kunsthåndverk 2011" at The Museum of Decorative Arts and Design in Oslo from 17 September to 11 December. The prize was awarded to the artist with the most significant work in the exhibition.
Read more: KHiB > News

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Publications

Brandon LaBelle with book on sound and architecture
KHiB professor, artist and writer Brandon LaBelle has co-edited the publication "Site of Sound: Of Architecture and the Ear #2" together with Claudia Martinho. The anthology brings together new research and writing that charts out the theoretical implications and consequences for artistic and spatial discourses, while documenting contemporary projects that come to occupy and define a sonic-spatial territory.
Read more: KHiB > News

Patrik Entian: Looking for Painting
Entian has been working on a series of paintings using images from a webcam placed in Antarctica and the images shows a vast and deserted landscape of ice, from which one can observe shifts in the landscape. This forms the basis of Entian's works and exhibition, and the book documents the working process. The publication can be purchased for NOK200,-/25 euros. Contact +47 55 58 73 00 or mailto: resepsjonen@khib.no

Further reading: KHiB > Books and publications

The MA Degree Show in Fine Arts catalogue 2011
Please contact resepsjonen@khib.no or +47 55 58 73 00 to order the catalogue free of charge (all copies of the MA Degree Show in Design are distributed).

KHiB publications
Bergen National Academy of the Arts actively supports and promotes artistic research. Among other measures, we support publications originating from our subject areas. All publications at the Academy are peer reviewed. Our publications aim to contribute to professional development, discourse and critical reflection within art and design in general and specifically within higher art education. Order KHiB publications by sending an e-mail to mailto:resepsjonen@khib.no.
Read more: KHiB > Publications

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People

Kari Bjørgo Johnsen is employed in the new position as Head of Unit for Quality Development. 

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This is Bergen National Academy of the Arts (KHiB)
Bergen National Academy of the Arts (KHiB) in Norway offers three year BA and two year MA study programme in addition to further education and life-long learning in art and design. KHiB also has research fellows in the Programme in Research Fellowships in the Arts (PhD level). KHiB offers studies in the following: Visual Communication, Furniture- and Spatial Design/Interior Architecture, Photography, Printmaking, Ceramics, Textiles, and Fine Art. In addition there is a part-time study programme in Curating and a one-year course in Practical Pedagogical Education. KHiB has 325 students and around 100 staff members.

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Published: 10/20/2011 by Astri Kamsvåg Updated: 8/17/2015 by Gard Andreas Frantzsen