Criztian is a second year bachelor student at Bergen Academy of Art and Design. His approach to art is often direct and personal. His work is usually based on what he sees, experience, and the relationships he has to people or objects. These relationships are interpreted in text, images and installations.
'Topographies of Colour' is part of an investigation of colour in different media: as light, as pigment, digital and analogue. In Rom8, it is about function and the perception of colour and light – how can they be used, how to make the intangible tangible? The general public is now invited to attend a conversation about and presentation of the work. The opening in Rom8 will take place on Wednesday 26 February 2014, from 5pm to 8pm, and the exhibition will run until 2 March.
The 3 day workshop 24-26 February at KHiB is open to all Fellows in the Norwegian Artistic Research Programme. The focus is on how to read and understand production in different contexts. The Training Manager is Anne-Cécile Sibué-Birkeland with Guest Lecturer Kerstin Schroth.
... we're all going to die. Death is inevitable and present. We all have an idea about what death is, even if that idea is that we don't know. Some believe in a life after death. Others say it will just go dark. Our ideas about death lives among us. Death lives among us as a living organism of ideas.
"... everything is the ruin of what came before. A table is the ruin of a tree..."
KHiB invites potential BA applicants in art and design to come and have a closer look at the Academy. You'll meet students and staff, and you'll get the chance to see results and processes from the education KHiB offers. The workshops, project rooms, show rooms, workplaces and labs will be open. Bring your art and design projects along and get feedback from a KHiB professor.
Helene Førde and Manuel Portioli, MA students in Fine Art at KHiB, curate the exhibition "Cold Current" in Reggio Emilia with openings 7 og 8 February. The exhibition with 14 previous Master students in Fine Art at KHiB takes place at four different venues.
Installation, sculpture, performance, image & documentation - presentation of works made, or related to those made, during a artistic research residency in the 'Brick-Coast' factories outside Graasten, southern Denmark in September 2013. The exhibition is open 7-14 February. The seminar is open to everyone and takes place on Wednesday 12 February at 13-15 in Rom 8.
Installation, sculpture, performance, image & documentation - presentation of works made, or related to those made, during a artistic research residency in the 'Brick-Coast' factories outside Graasten, southern Denmark in September 2013. The exhibition is open 7-14 February. The seminar is open to everyone and takes place on Wednesday 12 February in Rom 8.
On 6 February the Chilean journalist, curator and researcher Valentina Montero gives a lecture in Gallery 3,14 in Bergen on renewed forms of demonstration and protest in Chile and Latin America. The lecture is a part of the "Unrest Series" initiated by Brandon La Belle and Frans Jacobi, both professors at KHiB.
Spiral Pulse Sequence
Managing Director Jan R. Stavik at the Norwegian Design Council says that he’s impressed by the prototypes that the KHiB students showcase at the Stockholm Furniture Fair also this year. “ I like what I see here”, he says.
For the eleventh year in a row BA students at Bergen Academy of Art and Design have qualified to showcase their furniture at the Stockholm Furniture and Light Fair. This is the most important arena for furniture producers and designers in Scandinavia. The fair takes place 4-8 February 2014.
Bergen Academy of Art and Design invites participants with architect or design backgrounds to join an international winter workshop in the high mountains 23 - 28 February 2014. Apply within 3 February.
The application deadline for the Master programme in Fine Art for the academic year 2014-2015 is 1 February.
KHiB invites active illustrators with a high-profile career in illustration to apply for the position of Professor/Associate Professor in illustration.
trope (tr p) n. 1. A figure of speech using words in nonliteral ways, such as a metaphor. 2. A word or phrase interpolated as an embellishment in the sung parts of certain medieval liturgies. [Latin tropus, from Greek tropos, turn, figure of speech; see trep- in Indo-European roots.]
5 days, 5 workshops, 100 pictograms. Ashley Booth and Linda Lien with invited guests. We can all feel underprivileged and have a "difficult day". It can apply for shorter or longer periods and it may affect us as an individual or as part of a group facing challenges in society. In the exhibition Pictogram-me we collect the stories of a difficult life and transform them into a series of pictograms.