HOTEL ARTIST

Torbjørn Rødland_

Born 1970 in Stavanger, lives and works in Oslo

Education

1992-95
National College of Art and Design, Bergen

1989-91
Rogaland University Centre, Cultural Studies, Stavanger

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2009
Pyromancy, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Burssels
Andy Capp Variations, Standard, Oslo

2008
Flegma, Sorlandet Art Museum, Kristiansand
Myke Ekko/Soft Echoes, the Festival of North Norway, Harstad
Go to the VIP Room, Air de Paris, Paris

2007
Heads, Hands, Liquids, Michael Benevento, Los Angeles
More Whenever Minutes, Standard, Oslo

2006
Fantasies Are Facts, Kodama Gallery, Tokyo

2005
Dark Overground Light Underground, Nils Stærk Contemporary Art, Copenhagen

2004
Grave with a View, Göteborg Museum of Art, Gothenburg;
Herning Kunstmuseum, Herning

2003
More Songs, Buildings and Girls, Air de Paris, Paris
Goodnight Moon, Goodnight Room, Goodnight Breasts, Galleri Wang, Oslo
Grave with a View, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo*;
Rogaland Kunstmuseum, Stavanger

2002
Black, Ars Futura, Zürich

2001
Priests, Art & Public, Geneva
White, Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco
Everything as Always, Nils Stærk Contemporary Art, Copenhagen
Rocks, Galleri Wang, Oslo

1999
Joy inside my Tears, Air de Paris, Paris
Even Now, Galleri Wang, Oslo*

1998
Close Encounter, Arkipilag, The Hallwyl Museum, Stockholm
(curated by Harald Szeemann)*
The Deep, Tokyo

1997
Norrtälje Konsthall, Norrtälje
1996
Galleri Wang, Oslo

Selected Group Exhibitions

2009
Phot(o)bjects, Lawrimore Project, Seattle
Phot(o)bjects, Presentation Hosue Gallery, Vancouver, CA
Bäckström/Männikkö/Rødland, Mai 36 Galerie Showroom, Zürich
N'importe quoi, Musée d'Art Contemporain de Lyon, Lyon
To Be Determined, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York
The Force of Romanticism, Malmö Art Museum, Malmö
A Winter's Tale, Gl. Holtegaard, Holte

2008
The Station, Miami
Disturbance, Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg
Nordic Moods-The Landscape in Contemporary Nordic Photoghraphy, Arken Museum for Moderne Kunst, Ishøj
Research on Men in Art Today, The John Institute, Palace, St. Gallen

2007
Destroy Athens, Athens Biennial, Athens
MAd Love, Arken Museum for Moderne Kunst, Ishøj
People Take Pictures of Each Other, Lamontagne Gallery, Boston
Beneath The Underdog, Gagosian Gallery Madison Avenue, New York
Hello I Am Crashing, Salon 94, New York
Rock n'Roll Vol, 1, Norrköpings Konstmuseum, Norrköping; Sørlandet Artmuseum,
Kristiansand

2006
Mafia (or One Unopened Packet of Cigarettes), STANDARD (OSLO), Oslo
Draft Deceit, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo,

2005
Trials and Terrors, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Música-video-música, Reina Sofia Museum, Madrid
5 X U, Team Gallery, New York
Greater New York, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, New York
Similarities and Differences, Preus museum, Horten
De Natura, Centre d’art contemporain de Meymac, Meymac
Wanderlust, Julia Friedman Gallery, New York

2004
Nordic Art, Museum Küppersmühle, Duisburg*
Geschiebe, Haus für Kunst Uri, Altdorf*
Andres Zorn og Nordisk Samtidskunst, Arken Museum for Moderne Kunst, Ishøj*
Momentum–Nordic Festival of Contemporary Art, Moss*
20/20 Vision, Stedelijk Museum CS, Amsterdam*

2003
Regarde, il neige (schizogéographie de la vie quotidienne), Le Centre national d'art et du paysage de Vassivièe en Limousin, Vassivièe
The Politics of Place, Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki*
Beyond Paradise, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai
Yours Truly, Nils Stærk Contemporary Art, Copenhagen

2002
Fundamentalism of the New Order, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen*
View Finder, Arnolfini, Bristol*
The Golden Weekend, Kodama Gallery, Osaka; Gallery Side 2, Tokyo*
Heroes and Holies, Invited ev+a, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick*
On the Top of the World, Gio Marconi Gallery, Milan
Beyond Paradise, National Gallery, Bangkok; National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur*
The Politics of Place, BildMuseet, Umeå; Edsvik Konst och Kultur, Sollentuna

2001
If a double-decker bus crashes into us.., Air de Paris, Paris
Make me feel, Art Athina 2001, Helexpo Exhibition Centre, Athens*
Interferenze, Paesi Nordici, Palazzo delle Pappesse, Siena*
Angel Heart, Air de Paris, Paris
Spring, Galleria Laura Pecci, Milano
In vivo, Centre Régional d’Art Contemporain, Sète
Kjærleikens ferjereiser, Lofoten International Art Festival, Svolvær

2000
Living, part I, Chicago project room, Los Angeles
Utopia, Rogaland Kunstmuseum, Stavanger*
Viva Scanland, Catalyst Arts, Belfast
Elysian Fields, Purple Institute, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris*
Park, Momentum–Nordic Festival of Contemporary Art, Moss*
Organising Freedom, Nordic Art of the ‘90s, Moderna Museet, Stockholm; Charlottenborg, Copenhagen*
Stadt/Land/Mensch, Galerie Arndt & Partner, Berlin

1999
Palace, The Modern Institute, Glassbox, Paris
Surveying the Landscape, Lombard Freid Fine Arts, New York
Can you hear me ?, 2nd Ars Baltica Triennial of Photographic Art, Stadtgalerie im
Kulturviertel Sophienhof, Kiel; [2000] Kunsthalle, Rostock; Kunst Haus Dresden*
Composite, The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo*
dAPERTutto, 48th International Exhibition of Contemporary Art, La Biennale di Venezia*
Near and Elsewhere, The Photographers’ Gallery, London*
Signs of life, The Melbourne International Biennial, Melbourne*
Wall 6>> Landscape #3, Air de Paris, Paris

1998
Nordic Nomads, White Columns, New York*
Standard Keyboard, The Pineapple, Malmö
Slipstream, Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow
La Voie Lactée, as proposed by the Purple Institute, Alleged, New York
Fellessentralen, Cultural Production in Norway in the Nineties, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo*

1997
Nor-A-Way, Stadtgalerie im Kulturviertel Sophienhof, Kiel*
Alikeness, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne; Canberra Contemporary Artspace, Canberra*

1996
i am curious: These Days, Cubitt Gallery, London*
Straight from the heart, Valokuvagalleria Hippolyte, Helsinki*

1995
Call of the Wild, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow

Bibliography

2005
Holland Cotter, 5 X U, The New York Times, July 22, p.32

2004
Martin Herbert, Torbjørn Rødland; Natasha Egan, Photography plugged and unplugged, Contemporary Magazine, no.67 October, London, pp.70-73; pp.20-25 (cover)
Haegue Yang, Torbjørn Rødland, Luxury Magazine, no.11 November, Seoul, p.172&174
Anna Brodow, Dödsmetallare blir mytisk krigare, Svenska Dagbladet, Feb 28, Stockholm
Ulrika Stahre, Under ytan något okänt, Aftonbladet, Feb 19, Stockholm

2003
Natasha Edwards, Torbjorn Rodland, Modern Painters, vol.16 winter 2003, London, p.129
Lauren Dyer Amazeen, Torbjørn Rødland, Galleri Wang, Oslo, Tema Celeste, issue 98 July/August 2003, Milano, p.86
Einar Børresen, Reflektert romantiker, Rogalands Avis, May 28, Stavanger
Trond Borgen, På sporet av den tapte følelsen, Stavanger Aftenblad, May 26, Stavanger
Harald Flor, Bilder bortenfor ironien, Dagbladet, March 16, Oslo
Kaare Bulie, Forhør av klisjeene, Dagens Næringsliv, March 15/16, Oslo

2001
Caroline Corbetta, Northern Flair, Vogue Italia, no.615, November
Dan Fox, Another Green World, Frieze, issue 60, Jun-Aug, pp.80-83
Per Olav Torgneskar, Et forhør av Klisjeene, Tendens 2001, red. Johannes Rød, Gyldendal fakta
Ole Askeland, Doble budskap, Stavanger Aftenblad, June 30, Stavanger
Alessandra Pioselli, Spring, Flash Art, no.228, Milan
Rune Gade, Uskyldens scenografi, Information, May 12, Copenhagen
Michelle Nicol, Keine mittelmässige Kunst, Neue Zürcher Zeitnung, April 29, Berlin

2000
Bennett Simpson, Torbjorn Rodland’s Sentimental Education. Nu: the Nordic Art Review 2000/3-4, Stockholm, pp.52-59 (cover)
Liz Buer, Torbjørn tok bussen, Magasinet, Dagbladet, Sept. 30, Oslo
Olivier Zahm, Nus avec Nike. Style 2: Supplément Libération, April 29, Paris, p.6-8
Jeff Rian, Torbjørn Rødland, Flash Art, no.210, January-February 2000, pp.121-122

1999
Dana Horáková, Art Edition 2; Das Wundersame im Alltagsmüll. Welt am Sonntag, Nov 14, Hamburg
Harald Flor, Foto og farskap, Dagbladet Feb 02, Oslo

1998
Jeff Rian, Taking Names, Purple Fashion #4, Winter, Paris
Trond Borgen, Stormønstring i små porsjoner, Stavanger Aftenblad, Oct 28, Stavanger
Torbjørn Ekelund, Hest i solnedgang, Dagbladet, Feb 20, Oslo

1994
Hans Hedberg, Nature is a partition. On the works of Torbjørn Rødland. Index 1994/2, Stockholm (cover)

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SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

2005
Jesus Beethoven Einstein Snoop Dogg, Samtiden Nr.2 2005, Oslo (cover)

2004
Fundamentalisms of the New Order, ed. Brandt/Bang Larsen/Ricupero, Lukas & Sternberg/NIFCA/Charlottenborg Exhibition Hall, pp.86-87/p.138
Charlotte Cotton, The Photograph as Contemporary Art, World of Art, Thames & Hudson, London, pp.215-216
Anders Zorn og nordisk samtidskunst, ed. Arken Museum for Moderne Kunst, Ishøj,
pp.36-37; pp.48-49
Stedelijk Museum Bulletin no.2/3 2004, Amsterdam, pp.10-13; pp.46-47; pp.95-96
Was ist Kunst?, Du no.747, Juni 2004, Zürich (cover)

2003
Focus Photography, Flash Art no.233, November December, Milan, p.110
Torbjørn Rødland – Grave with a View, ed. Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo
Insert (Indiens), Multitudes, Revue Trimestrielle, no.111, Paris

2002
The Politics of Place, ed. BildMuseet Umeå, pp.68-71
View Finder, ed. Arnolfini, p.97
EV+A, heros + holies, ed. Gandon, pp.164-167
Interferenze, ed. m&m, Sienna
Beyond Paradise, ed. Moderna Museet, Stockholm, pp.54-55/p.12
The Breeder 5, ed. George Vamvakidis–Stahis Panagoulis, London, Winter 02

2001
Make me feel, eight statements from the Nordic region, ed. Art Athina, Athens, pp.44-49
Romantic Humor, Tema Celeste, no.84, March-April, Milan, pp.88-89

2000
Blue Meridian, Purple Number Six, Winter 2000 2001, Paris, pp.442-447
Bellevue – Landscape Photographs, Purple Books + Fiction inc., Paris/Tokyo
David Elliot, Torbjørn Rødland. Organising Freedom, ed. The Modern Museum, Stockholm
Mika Hannula, Two Photos and a Microphone, Park, ed. Momentum–The Nordic Biennial, pp. 88-89
Elysian Fields, Purple Books + Centre Pompidou, Paris
Les années 90, ed. Anne Bony, Editions du Regard, Paris, p.89
ZOO, Issue 5, April, London, pp.330-331

1999
Nothing Changes, Chapter Seven in Bent Aura, STOPSTOP Volume 2, Glasgow
Prada, Purple Number 4, Winter 99-00, Paris, pp.50-59
Juliana Engberg, Torbjørn Rødland in Signs of Life, ed. The Melbourne International Biennial, Melbourne
Torbjørn Rødland – Even Now, ed. Galleri Wang, Oslo
Devotion, Purple Number 3, Summer 1999, Paris, pp.348-355

1998
London, Purple Number Two, Winter 98 99, Paris
Andrea Kroksnes, Nordic Nomads, White Columns, New York
Ina Blom, Low north, Nuit Blanche, Musée d’art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
Harald Szeemann, Strategy of Beauty, Beauty of Strategy , Arkipelag, ed. Stockholm – European Cultural Capital of 1998
Blue in Green, Purple Number One, Summer 1998, Paris

1997
Torbjørn Rødland, Telefoto, Hyperfoto nr. 3-4/97, Oslo, pp.10-15

1996
Simon Grant, These Days. I am curious. Published by NUNSKU a.o. London
Jonas Ekeberg, Bittersweet , Artgenda 1996, Copenhagen
Torbjørn Rødland, Åpent brev om kropp og sex, Hyperfoto nr. 2/96, Oslo, pp.28-31

1995
Torbjørn Rødland, Den tapte naivitet, Hyperfoto nr. 1/95, Oslo, pp.50-59

1994
Torbjørn Rødland, Moderne engler, Hyperfoto nr. 2/94, Oslo, pp.32-37