2014

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Gerd Tinglum: 'I want to make KHiB's profile clearer' - Picture
14.05 - 01.01

Gerd Tinglum: 'I want to make KHiB's profile clearer'

Students and staff at KHiB have elected Gerd Tinglum as their new Rector from 1 August 2014. Read an interview with KHiB's new Rector for the period 2014-2019.

22 teams competing in Bergen International Wood Festival - Picture
12.05 - 16.05

22 teams competing in Bergen International Wood Festival

For the fifth time Bergen International Wood Festival (BIWF) is organised by Bergen Academy of Art and Design in collaboration with other organisations. This year, the Festival is taking place in the heart of Bergen, in Vågsbunnen, from 12 to 16 May. 22 teams from 17 different countries, i.e. Canada, Egypt, US, Australia, Portugal and Hungary, are competing.

Bergen International Wood Festival: Call for registration, sketches and proposals - Picture
11.05 - 17.05

Bergen International Wood Festival: Call for registration, sketches and proposals

Bergen International Wood Festival (BIWF) is taking place in Bergen 11 to 17 May 2014. Designers, architects, artists, craftsmen and students from all over the world are invited to participate.

Galleri Bokboden - Oscar Hagbard og Peter Dean "Part 2: The Island" - Picture
08.05 - 10.04

Galleri Bokboden - Oscar Hagbard og Peter Dean "Part 2: The Island"

For 28 days Oscar and Peter have been living in the old lighthouse on the tiny island Struten in the outer Oslofjord. Isolated and alone, without access to any modern impulses such as Internet, TV, radio, music or telephone, they have tried to understand and relate to this island in a new way. By making measurements, notes and taking photographs, they have been observing, exploring and documenting the island and the surrounding landscape.

Cumulus: L´orange and Michalsen contribute to the coference in Portugal - Picture
08.05 - 10.05

Cumulus: L´orange and Michalsen contribute to the coference in Portugal

Professor Mette L'orange and associate professor Charles Michalsen, from the Department of Design at Bergen Academy of Art and Design, contribute with papers at the Cumulus conference in Aveiro in Portugal between 8 and 10 May.

Gerd Tinglum new rector at KHiB - Picture
05.05 - 01.01

Gerd Tinglum new rector at KHiB

The results from the second round in the rector election show that Gerd Tinglum is the new rector at KHiB.

Galleri Fisk presents Mone Noberta Nedberg - Picture
02.05 - 04.05

Galleri Fisk presents Mone Noberta Nedberg

I see you in Oslo

MA Degree Show in Design 2014 - Picture
02.05 - 15.05

MA Degree Show in Design 2014

The Degree Show "Action/Reaction" opens on 2 May and is on until 15 May at USF Verftet.

Galleri Bokboden - Ann-Kristin Stølan og Stine Aas " The Publishing House" - Picture
28.04 - 03.05

Galleri Bokboden - Ann-Kristin Stølan og Stine Aas " The Publishing House"

The Publishing House invites you to have a meeting. browse the library. have a coffee. have a chat. read. exhibit your book. contribute to The Publishing House anthology – to be showcased at New York Art Book Fair 2014.

"Open Studio": Master students at Fine Art exhibits their work - Picture
25.04 - 27.04

"Open Studio": Master students at Fine Art exhibits their work

The annual exhibition with first year students at Fine Art has form as an open studio event. Being in the middle of a study program, the students have collectively decided to keep the focus on the creative process and progression of each individual project. The exhibition opens 25 april.

Galleri Fisk presents Vilje Cern Vestenfor - Picture
25.04 - 27.04

Galleri Fisk presents Vilje Cern Vestenfor

Smiling // forcing your eyes against the sun

Rom8: 'The fact of the matter is' - Picture
23.04 - 27.04

Rom8: 'The fact of the matter is'

Emil Keller Skousen will present a series of new works within different media including drawing, photo, text, objects and textile work. They are results of this process and in one way or other all reflect on and interpret EVERY-THING and the course of P. Skousen's life. Opening 23 April at 7pm. Emil Keller Skousen and Professor Gerd Tiinglum in conversation 24 April at 2pm.

MA Degree Show in Fine Art 2014 - Picture
11.04 - 04.05

MA Degree Show in Fine Art 2014

The MA Degree Show in Fine Art 2014 takes place at Bergen Kunsthall from 11 Aapril to 4 May. The title is "MEAGHEA SKKLL RKGM MAH TNCA".

Galleri Bokboden - Malin Amundsen og Ingrid Bjørnseth "( -> x <- )" - Picture
11.04 - 14.04

Galleri Bokboden - Malin Amundsen og Ingrid Bjørnseth "( -> x <- )"

On a art scale they contradict working towards a center point ( - > X <- ) They explore similarities and differences in the use of materials and symbols. The contrast becomes an instrument in the exhibition. The works are site-specific and is based on the framework is given . Materials such as latex , wood, metal , hair , soil is used in their work.

Second round in the rector election - Picture
11.04 - 01.01

Second round in the rector election

Due to a number of blank votes in the election of a new rector at KHiB, none of the two candidates Gerd Tinglum and Maria Hirvi-Ijäs managed to get half of the votes. The election board has decided that a new election round wil take place between 28 April and 2 May.

Can universal design practice be universal? - Picture
09.04 - 31.12

Can universal design practice be universal?

At the Universal Design Conference 2012, Dr Yanki Lee met Professor Eli-Kirstin Eide, (Interior Architecture), Bergen Academy of Art and Design, Professor Camilla Ryhl, (Architecture), Bergen School of Architecture, and Associate Professor Carolyn Ahmer (Engineering), Bergen University College, where they shared a concern about the future trends of Universal Design (UD). Their meeting resulted in a research based workshop based on common research interests in Bergen February 2014. We asked Dr Yanki Lee to reflect on the process.

Rom8: Work Study - Picture
03.04 - 13.04

Rom8: Work Study

Sabine Popp, Clare Reynolds, Kate Lynch, Carl Fedarb and Sofie Knudsen Jansson met through the artistic research project Topographies of the Obsolete. Elements of the dialogue on Work Study are transferred from a former ceramic factory in England to the laboratory like situation of ROM8 in Bergen. Exhibition opening: 3 April.

Galleri Bokboden - Veslemøy Lilleengen "The waiting room" - Picture
01.04 - 03.04

Galleri Bokboden - Veslemøy Lilleengen "The waiting room"

Veslemøy Lillleengen uses collections and conversations as her primary source of inspiration and work material. The waiting room is based on a conversation with her father. About the project in Bokboden she says: «In weeks I have been slowing down, hesitating on purpose. I have even been late on several occasions. I have restrained myself from google. I have dwelt. I have watched a whole film without skipping the boring parts. I have waited for the bus and not started walking. I am prepared»

Rector election: candidacies presented - Picture
31.03 - 31.03

Rector election: candidacies presented

The candidates for the rector election 2014, Gerd Tinglum and Maria Hirvi-Ijäs, presented their candidacies for the voters in Terminus Hall on Monday 31 March.

"100% Norway by KHiB" in 2014 - Picture
31.03 - 01.01

"100% Norway by KHiB" in 2014

Bergen Academy of Art and Design has been invited by the Norwegian Design Council and the Norwegian embassy in London to design and curate the exhibition '100% Norway' in 2014. Professors Dave Vikøren and Petter Bergerud of the Department of Design have been appointed project managers.