HOTEL ARTIST

Marte Eknæs_

Born 1978 in Norway
Lives and works in Berlin

Education

2003-2004
MFA, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London

2002
BFA, California Institute of the Arts

1998-2001
Environmental Art department, Glasgow School of Art

Solo Exhibitions

2012
Solo presentation, Vava, Milan Art Fair
The Mews Project Space, London (upcoming September)
Object Yes, Object No, Exilo, Los Angeles (upcoming November)

2011
Escalate, Between Bridges, London

2010
Overlay, Oslo Kunsthall, Oslo
Insert, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn

2009
Fountain, Circus, Berlin
abc – def ‘drafts establishing future’ (public art projects for urban space), Akademie der Künste, Berlin
Presentation at Open Space, Art Cologne, with Circus, Berlin

2005
Stragedy, Art2102 (with O. A. Biddle), Los Angeles

2000
Untitled (sound Installation), public art project, Queen Street Station, Glasgow

1999
Re-Interruption, public art project, Glasgow

Group exhibitions

2012
used photocopier, Hotel, London
Nordic section, Armory Art Fair, New York

2011
Statoil Art Award, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo
A Palazzo Gallery at Galeria Suzy Shammah, Milan
Norsk Skulpturbiennale, Oslo
Zwischen Formalismus und Freiheit, Galerie Linn Lühn, Düsseldorf
The Horizon Behind Us, curated by Michele D’Aurizio, Kaleidoscope project space, Milan
Flight, Q Forum, London

2010
The Berlin Box, curated by Frederike Nymphius, Kunsthalle Centro Cultural Andratx, Mallorca

2009
Favoured Nations, Momentum – 5th Nordic Biennial of Contemporary Art curated by Lina Dzuverovic and Stina Högkvist, Moss, Norway

2008
Building Paradise (with Jen Liu) curated by Kyungmi Shin, 7+Fig Art Space, Los Angeles
This is the Gallery and the Gallery is Many Things (with Spartacus Chetwynd), Eastside Projects, Birmingham
Schloss Bartenstein, Bartenstein, Germany
The Norwegian Drawing Biennial, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo

2007
Inky Toy Affinitas, Cerealart Projectroom, Philadelphia
Bookish Relations, Anna-Catharina Gebbers / Bibliothekswohnung, Berlin
Brennschluss, Andreas Huber Gallery, Vienna

2006
Minotaur Blood, Fortescue Avenue, London

2005
Modified Uniforms, Blum & Poe project space, Los Angeles

2004
Restless Looks, Gallery Schaufenster, Oslo
SV 04, Studio Voltaire, London

2003
Emergence, Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica

Bibliography

2012
Måg Magazine, issue 8, May 2012 (feature interview)
xoxo, edited by Natasha Isaacs, Goldsmith College, London (portfolio)

2011
Krogvig, Ingvild, Smøreolje til kunstmaskineriet, kunstkritikk.no, 20 December 2011
Røed, Kjetil, Restekunst, Aftenposten 10 December, 2011
Statoil Art Award, with text by David Bussel (catalogue)
Colussi, Francesca, Marte Eknæs at Between Bridges, domusweb.it, 12 October 2011
20/20 (nominated by Wolfgang Tillmans) in Frieze, issue 141 September 2011, p.126

2010
Røed, Kjetil, Hvor er vaskedama? Kunstkritikk.no, 25 November 2010
Ulekleiv, Line, Det andre Bjørvika, Morgenbladet, no 44, 12-18 November 2010, p.33
Bøhn, Margit Katharine, Konstruert virkelighet, Aftenposten 5 November 2010, p.12-13 (interview)
Gronlund, Melissa, The Consequences of Material, Kaleidoscope, issue 05, February 2010, p. 150 -153

2009
abc – def ‘drafts establishing future’ (public art projects for urban space), Akademie der Künste, Berlin (catalogue)
Favoured Nations, Momentum – 5th Nordic Biennial of Contemporary Art, Moss, Norway (catalogue)

2008
Mugler, Maximilian, London Report, Flash Art, October 2008
Mugler, Maximilian,Tegnebiennalen / The Norwegian Drawing Biennial, Norway (catalogue)

2007
Pilot, nominated by Wolfgang Tillmans (catalogue and website)

2006
Beck’s Futures publication, nominated by Stuart Comer (catalogue)

2002-05
Vinduet, no 2, 2005, p.48 and 51 (illustrations)
Nesten, anthology of young Norwegian artists 2004, Aschehoug, Oslo (project)
Trepan Magazine, Los Angeles (illustrations)
Jack Goldstein, Paintings from the 1980s, X-tra, vol. 5, no. 4, 2002 (article by the artist)

Residencies

2012
INCA Residency, Detroit

2010
Caribic Residency, Walking Resident 24: Leipzig - Dessau

2009
Office of Contemporary Art Norway residency, Berlin Mitte

2004-05
Winter residency, Art2102, Los Angeles