KHiB-nytt

KHiBnews 27 August 2012

Bergen Academy of Art and Design (KHiB), No 43, 27 August 2012

News

Jeremy Welsh is the new Dean at the new Department of Fine Art
Professor Jeremy Welsh started his new position as Dean at the Department of Fine Art at KHiB on 1 August. From the same date the academy has two departments instead of three: the Department of Fine Art and the Department of Design. The merger of the two former art departments at KHiB will have consequences for all areas of the academy's activities.
Read more: KHiB > About KHiB > Reorganisation 2012

..................................................................................................................................................................
Artistic Research and Development

Research fellow Kjell Rylander conducts his viva voce in Ceramics
What is the value of an anonymous cup? Why bother about trivial objects? Ceramic everyday realism is the theme in research fellow Kjell Rylander's project, "Kontentum". He is a pioneer in Scandinavia in using ready mades. In addition to the critical reflection his artistic research project consists of research within art. Kjell Rylander is part of Norwegian Artistic Research Fellowship Programme and the research project Art Value - a research project on trash and ready-mades, art and ceramics.

Time: 5 September 2012 at 5pm
Venue: C. Sundts gate 53, 5th floor, Bergen city centre
The viva voce is open to everyone.
Read more: KHiB > Artistic Research

The Sensuous Knowledge Conference  in January 2013
The Art Museums of Bergen and KHiB organize the next Sensuous Knowledge Conference which is called "Ta(l)king Place". The conference takes place on 23-25 January 2013. 
Read more: KHiB > Artistic Research

Conference Hands On - contemporary textile in art and design
"Hands On" is a conference on high tech and low tech in contemporary textile art and design arranged by Bergen Academy of Art and Design in collaboration with Sogn and Fjordane Museum of Fine Arts. The issue of the conference: How does new technology influence contemporary textile art and design? The conference focuses on today's situation and scenarios on future textiles: the realistic and the visionary. The conference is part of the artistic research project "Future Textiles".
Read more: KHiB > Artistic Research

T extile tradition and technology with Hauan Johnsen, Pettersen and Aarseth
Professor Hilde Hauan Johnsen, Associate ProfessorJon Pettersen and Assistant Professor Ingrid Aarseth show new textile works at the exhibition "Tech-stiles" at Sogn og Fjordane kunstmuseum. Curator is Charis Gullickson at Nordnorsk kunstmuseum. The exhibition is part of the artistic research project "Future Textiles". The opening takes place on 8 September at 4pm, and the show is on until 29 September.
Read more: KHiB > Artistic Research

Artistic research workshop with the British Ceramics Biennial
"Resurrecting the Obsolete: Exploring the Site Specific and Associated Histories of Post- Industry" is the title of a workshop in Spode Factory, Stoke on Trent, which takes place on 8-18 September2012. The workshop is lead by Adjunct Professor Neil Brownsword and Associate Professor Anne Helen Mydland. Partners in Sweden, Denmark, Germany and the UK will participate.
Read more: KHiB > Artistic research

Brandon LaBelle with presentation at sound conference at Yale
Professor in New Media, Brandon LaBelle, is participating in the international conference "The Sound of Architecture" at Yale University on 4-6 October 2012. 
Read more: KHiB > News

Duncan Higgins shows artistic research in Lithuania
What is painting? What is a painting? What do I need in order to make paintings? These are the core questions in Duncan Higgins "unloud" project which will be exhibited at the The National Museum of Art in Lithuania until 2 September. 
Read more: KHiB > News

Michelle Teran takes "Buscando..." to Taiwan
Research fellow Michelle Teran is participating with her performance "Buscando al Sr. Goodbar" in "Technology, Entertainment, Art: TEA - Collective Wisdom" in Taiwan, from 13 October to 23 December 2012.
TEA is a group exhibition collaboratively organized between Ars Electronica in Linz, Austria, and the National Museum of Fine Arts in Taichung, Taiwan. The exhibition includes 15 international artists individually selected by Ars Electronica. 
Read more: KHiB > News

Michelle Teran gives lecture performance at Telecom Museum
Michelle Teran presents her lecture performance "Folgen" at the Norwegian Telecom Museum, on 6 September 2012, at a popular annual event combining live concerts, performances, exhibition openings, science shows, and researchers' presentations.
Read more: KHiB > News

Michelle Teran to the Museum of Contemporary Art in Roskilde
Michelle Teran participates in MFSK_Online at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Roskilde in Denmark, which will launch in October 2012. She participates with the project "The Little Yellow House"
Read more: KHiB > News

Kjell Rylander and Caroline Slotte at Gustavsberg Konsthall
Research fellow Kjell Rylander who is conducting his viva voce in September and Caroline Slotte, who conducted her Viva Voce in 2011, are exhibiting the results of their artistic research at Gustavsberg Konsthall to 16 September 2012, together with Frida Hållander and Mårten Medbo. 
Read more: KHiB > News

............................................................................................................................................................
Exhibitions and Projects

Rita Marhaug to show a performance piece in China
Professor Rita Marhaug will take part in yet another performance festival in Beijing in August and September 2012. The Open International Performance Art Festival will run from 30 August until 3 September 2012.
Read more: KHiB > News

'Challenging to be a practising artist again,' says Nina Malterud
The former rector of Bergen Academy of Art and Design will be exhibiting new earthenware work at Kunstnerforbundet in Oslo from 6 to 30 September 2012. Nina Malterud will exhibit a series of dishes - rectangular, square, circular and oval dishes ranging in breadth from 25 to 40 centimetres. This is the first time since 2003 that she has an exhibition.
Read more: KHiB > News

Jeremy Welsh curates glass exhibition
Dean and Professor at KHiB, Jeremy Welsh, curates the international group show "Young and Loving 2012 + 1" which exhibits glass art together with Bergljot Jonsdottir. They have selected 9 of 30 artists who have participated in annual group show "Young and Loving" since 2007 plus one representing the 2012 generation. It takes place in Gallery S12 and Gallary Format in Bergen and is on until 23 September.
Read more: KHiB > News

Annette and Caroline Kierulf at Kunstnerforbundet in Oslo
The exhibition shows wood cuttings and is on in the period 4-28 October.
Read more: KHiB > News

Eamon O'Kane part of group exhibition in San Fransisco
Professor Eamon O'Kane of Visual Art is part of the show "DECADE - Celebrating 10 years" at the Gregory Lind Gallery in San Fransisco.  It's on display until 31 August. 
Read more: KHiB > News

KHiB designers are showcased at RAFF 2012
Associate Professor Jon Pettersen and a range of KHiB design alumni showcase their designs at the design week RAFF that is taking place in Bergen. A seminar and other happenings organized by Design Region Bergen take place. RAFF is on from 31 August till 10 September.
Read more: KHiB > News

Galleri Fisk: student-run gallery in Bergen
Galleri Fisk opens new exhibitions every second week. The opening night is every other Friday at 7 pm. Opening hours: kl. 12-4 pm Saturday and Sunday. Address: Kong Oscars gate 46, Bergen.

  • Clara Morell - 28. september
  • Filippa Petterson - 5. oktober
  • Buck Ellison - 12. oktober
    Read more: KHiB > About KHiB

 

Galleri Bokboden: student-run gallery in Bergen
The gallery is located in Marken 37b and is a restored second-hand book shop. The exhibitions and events are announced on the website. 
Read more: KHiB > About KHiB

........................................................................................................................................................
Awards, Purchases and Commissions

Former KHiB-student in Fine Art awarded Hasselblad Scholarship
Former Master student in Fine Art, Tonje Bøe Birkeland, has been awarded the Hasselblad Foundation´s Victor Fellowship Scholarship of 2012. The prize is a six months recidency at The International Studio & Curatorial Program i Brooklyn. She participated with har MA project from spring 2012, "Letter from Mongolia".
Read more: KHiB > News

.........................................................................................................................................................
Studies

Many international students
The autumn semester 2012 KHiB is hosting 19 new incoming exchange students. The exchange students come from many different art and design institutions, mainly in Northern Europe. They will be joining most study programmes at KHiB, and will stay for one or two semesters.
Read more: KHiB > News

........................................................................................................................................................
Folk

New contracts

Eli-Kristin Eide: Professor (100 %) in spatial design/interior architecture for six years

Frans Jacobi: Professor in time-based art (100 %) for six years

Charles Michaelsen: Associate Professor (50 %) in form for six years 

Heidi Nikolaisen: Assistand Professor (50 %) in photography for six years

Sveinung Rudjord Unneland: Assistant Professor (50 %) in drawing/2D for six years

Steven Dixon: Adjunct Professor (20 %) in art theory at the Department of Fine Art for three years

Sigrun Ask: Head of Library, fixed position

Ingrid Milde: Programme Secretary for the Norwegian Programme for Artistic Research, fixed position

Nina Malterud: Senior Adviser for one year (20 

.........................................................................................................................................................
This is Bergen National Academy of the Arts (KHiB)

Bergen Academy of Art and Design (KHiB) in Norway offers BA and MA study programmes in Fine Art and in Design in addition to further education and life-long learning. KHiB also has research fellows in the Programme in Research Fellowships in the Arts (PhD level). 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.

..............................................................................................................................................................
This is KHiBnews

KHiB news is the electronic news bulletin for Bergen Academy of Art and Design in Norway. It is distributed to art and design institutions and organisations across Norway and Northern Europe. It is also sent to cultural and educational organisations, the ministry, media and to individuals. It is also published on the KHiB website. Please pass it on to your network.

We value your feedback!

If you do not wish to receive this newsletter - or if somebody else in your organisation should receive it as well - please send an e-mail toak@khib.no. Next issue will be distributed in October 2012.

Editor: Astri Kamsvåg, Head of Information.

/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Published: 8/30/2012 by marie aarland Updated: 8/17/2015 by Gard Andreas Frantzsen