Acknowledgement of the Sámi people

OCA acknowledges the Sámi as one people, and as the Indigenous people of the Fennoscandian region. On the land of this region, Sápmi, the Sámi people have lived since time immemorial, respectfully harvesting from nature by fishing, farming, hunting and following reindeer, amongst other activities.

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Recipients 2022

International Support

October

Number of applications: 63
Applied total amount: NOK 3 852 007
Total number of granted applications: 22
Granted: NOK 666 811
Production support granted: NOK 328 154

Nina Torp

1 Oct – 1 Oct 2024

Support is provided to artist Nina Torp for her solo exhibition titled ‘Methods of patternmaking’ taking place at the Museo delle Origini and Museum of Classical Art at Sapienza University in Rome, Italy.
Amount: NOK 59 400

Maj-Gret Gaupås

1 Oct – 23 Oct 2022

Support is provided to artist Maj-Gret Gaupås for her solo exhibition titled ‘shitty snow II’ taking place at the The Stone Space in London, UK.
Amount: NOK 4 000

Magdaléna Manderlová

1 Oct – 31 May 2023

Support is provided to artist Magdaléna Manderlová for her participation in the group exhibition ‘SOUND’ taking place at the 8smička Art Zone in Humpolec, Czech Republic.
Amount: NOK 9 500

Marianne Heier

12 Oct – 16 Oct 2022

Support is provided to the artist Marianne Heier for her new work ‘Lost Light’ commissioned by the new exhibition venue Heirloom in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Amount: NOK 20 000

Samuel Olou

13 Oct – 27 Oct 2022

Support is provided to artist Samuel Olou for his participation in the group exhibition “Voices”- KARP 2022 taking place at the Centre Culturel Allemand, Goethe-Institut, Lome and at Kamina, Atakpame, Togo.
Amount: NOK 24 600

Marthe Ramm Fortun

18 Nov – 19 Feb 2023

Support is provided to artist Marthe Ramm Fortun for her participation in the group exhibition ‘Pink Glass Swan’ taking place at Huset for Kunst og Design Holstebro in Holstebro, Denmark.
Amount: NOK 62 000
Production of new art commission/s that will premiere abroad: 27 500 NOK

Jacqueline Landvik & Inti Wang

20 Nov – 30 Dec 2022

Support is provided to artist group Jacqueline Landvik & Inti Wang for their participation with their project titled ‘JACQUELINE LANDVIK X INTI WANG’ in the KUIR BOGOTÁ Festival, a transdisciplinary art project that explores the relationships between culture, gender, sexuality, and identity.
Amount: NOK 21 000
Production of new art commission/s that will premiere abroad: 3 000 NOK

Karolin Tampere/Simon Daniel Tegnander Wenzel

2 Dec – 20 Dec 2022

Support is provided to the artist group Karolin Tampere and Simon Daniel Tegnander Wenzel in the collective research practice Ensayos for their participation in the exhibition ‘Oceanic Thinking II’ and the Ensayos peer research residency taking place at UQ Art Museum and Ensayos in Brisbane, Australia.
Amount: NOK 58 000

Nikhil Vettukattil

9 Dec – 15 Dec 2022

Support is provided to artist Nikhil Vettukattil for his project and workshop ‘The Institute for Scene Experiments: Parts II & III’ taking place at both the KW Institute for Contemporary Art in Berlin, Germany, and the Camden Arts Centre, London, UK.
Amount: NOK 10 700
Production of new art commission/s that will premiere abroad: 40 000 NOK

Antonio Cataldo

9 Dec – 10 Apr 2023

Support is provided to curator Antonio Cataldo for his participation in the public program of the Kochi - Muziris Biennale 2022-23, Kerala, India. The biennial is titled ‘In Our Veins Flow Ink and Fire’ and is organized by the Kochi Biennale Foundation.
Amount: NOK 15 000

Harnoor Bhangu

21 Jan – 2 Apr 2023

Support is provided to curator Harnoor Bhangu for the participation of artist Damien Ajavon in the group exhibition ‘The excess is ritual’ taking place at the Dunlop Art Gallery in Regina, Canada.
Amount: NOK 19 500

Stine Janvin

1 Feb – 15 Feb 2023

Support is provided to artist Stine Janvin for her participation in the project ‘Identity Pitches’, by Norway based artists Stine Janvin and Cory Archangel, taking place at the ISSUE Project Room and the publisher Primary Information at The Flamboyants Theater at Clemente Soto, New York, USA.
Amount: NOK 36 000

M HKA, Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp

9 Feb – 14 May 2023

Support is provided to M HKA, Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium, for the solo exhibition of artist Dora Garcia titled ‘She Has Many Names.
Amount: NOK 80 000

Mercedes Mühleisen

11 Feb – 7 May 2023

Support is provided to artist Mercedes Mühleisen for her participation in the exhibition ‘Earth Spells: Witches of the Anthropocene’ taking place at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum (RAMM) in Exeter, UK.
Amount: NOK 19 665

Anna Sofie Mathiasen

16 Feb – 18 Jun 2023

Support is provided to artist Anna Sofie Mathiasen for the commission of her works for the exhibition ‘Open Creation and Its Enemies: Asger Jorn in Situation’ taking place at the Institut Valencià d’Art Modern – Valencian Institute of Modern Art (IVAM), València, Spain.
Amount: NOK 20 000
Production of new art commission/s that will premiere abroad: 30 000 NOK

Zacheta - National Gallery of Art

30 Mar – 18 Jun 2023

Support is provided to Zacheta - National Gallery of Art in Warszawa, Poland, for the support of artist Ane Hjort Guttu’s participation in the group exhibition titled ‘Spring Never Comes Again. Children and art in the 20th and 21st century’.
Production of new art commission/s that will premiere abroad: 34 649 NOK

Bianca Hisse

15 Apr – 28 Apr 2023

Support is provided to artist Bianca Hisse for her new choreographed work in collaboration with Laura Cemin titled ‘How the land lies’ presented at the Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland.
Amount: NOK 38 000

Silje Figenschou Thoresen

13 May – 17 Sep 2023

Support is provided to artist Silje Figenschou Thoresen for her solo exhibition ‘Silje Figenchou Thoresen/åpenbart ville de nordover’ (working title), taking place in Marabouparken, Stockholm, Sweden.
Amount: NOK 100 000

Le Printemps de Septembre

1 Jun – 2 Jul 2023

Support is provided to the festival Le Printemps de Septembre, Toulouse, France, titled ‘A boundless idea of North’ for the participation of artists Marianne Heske, Frida Orupabo and Lars Laumann.
Production of new art commission/s that will premiere abroad: 40 000 NOK

NGO Fundación Foro del Sur (FFS)

1 Jul – 31 Dec 2023

Support is provided to NGO Fundación Foro del Sur (FFS) for BIENALSUR 2023 – 4th edition of the International Contemporary Art Biennial of the South, Buenos Aires, Argentina, for the participation of artist Vanessa Baird with her project ‘Vanessa Baird: Whatever Happens has Happened Before and Again’.
Amount: NOK 82 451

Martinka Bobrikova & Oscar de Carmen

1 Aug – 31 Oct 2023

Support is provided to artist group Martinka Bobrikova & Oscar de Carmen for their participation in 4th Lagos Biennale in Lagos, Nigeria with the project ‘Refuge’.
Production of new art commission/s that will premiere abroad: 40 000 NOK

Per Hess

20 Sep – 3 Nov 2023

Support is provided to artist Per Hess for his solo exhibition ‘In the Light of Neon’ taking place at the Georgian National Gallery, Tbilisi, Georgia.
Production of new art commission/s that will premiere abroad: 100 000 NOK

May

Number of applications: 50
Applied total amount: NOK 2 772 883
Total number of granted applications: 19
Granted: NOK 648 189
Production support granted: NOK 321 846

Dia Art Foundation

3 Mar – 7 Jan 2023

Support is provided to the Dia Art Foundation, New York, USA for the artist Camille Norment’s solo exhibition ‘Camille Norment: Plexus’. The exhibition has a public program including talks and conversations with Norment, and a publication.
Amount: NOK 146 643

Karoline Hjorth

4 May – 8 Aug 2022

Support is provided to artist Karoline Hjorth for her participation in the group exhibition titled ‘Our Time on Earth’ taking place at the Barbican Centre in London, UK.
Amount: NOK 2 800

Lars Laumann

15 May – 15 Jun 2022

Support is provided to artist Lars Laumann for a residency to work and distribute his text and book ’40 million years’, hosted and commissioned by the organisation Mémoire de sexualités in Marseille, France, in joint initiative with ERG: École de Recherche Graphique art school in Brussels, within the arts research project on transfagbidyke assemblies and harm reduction lead by Castillo (a.k.a. Alberto García del Castillo).
Amount: NOK 18 250

Jone Kvie

18 Jun – 25 Sep 2022

Support is provided to artist Jone Kvie for his participation in DOCUMENTA 15, titled ‘lumbung’, through the artist group Jimmie Durham & A Stick in the Forest by the Side of the Road taking place in Kassel, Germany.
Amount: NOK 73 400

Joen Vedel

18 Jun – 25 Sep 2022

Support is provided to artist Joen Vedel for his participation in DOCUMENTA 15, titled ‘lumbung’, through the artist group Jimmie Durham & A Stick in the Forest by the Side of the Road taking place in Kassel, Germany.
Production of new art commission/s that will premiere abroad: 94 344 NOK

What Could Should Curating Do

23 Jun – 29 Jun 2022

Support is provided to the educational curator platform What Could Should Curating Do, Belgrade, Serbia, for the participation of artist Robel Temesgen in the project ‘As you go… roads under your feet, towards the new future’ taking place in the public spaces of Bor and in collaboration with Public Library Bor.
Amount: NOK 4 069

Rodrigo Ghattas-Pérez

24 Jun – 29 Jun 2022

Support is provided to artist Rodrigo Ghattas-Pérez for his participation in the project and summer school ‘Learning Through the Soles of Our Feet’ taking place at Asger Jorn's house and studio on Læsø, Skagen, Denmark.
Amount: NOK 11 500

Tenthaus

28 Jun – 16 Aug 2022

Support is provided to artist group Tenthaus for their participation in DOCUMENTA 15, titled ‘lumbung’. Tenthaus will hold a presentation and be in a panel about collectivity in the program called Sekolah Temujalar, batch 4 and 5, with the participants of Gudskul collective studies, taking place in The Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany.
Amount: NOK 100 000

Jon Gorospe

8 Jul – 6 Sep 2022

Support is provided to artist Jon Gorospe for his participation in the group exhibition ‘Basque Artist Programme’ gathering ten artists in the program from the years 2015-2019, that included a residency in New York. The exhibition is taking place at the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain. The program is a joint initiative with the Solomon R. Guggenheim of New York, and in connection with the 25th anniversary of the Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao.
Amount: NOK 24 500

Felix Gmelin

10 Jul – 31 Oct 2022

Support is provided to artist Felix Gmelin for his participation in the exhibition ‘The Double: Identity and Difference in Art Since 1900’ taking place at National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C, USA.
Amount: NOK 20 000

Endre Aaalrust

28 Jul – 31 Aug 2022

Support is provided to artist Endre Aaalrust for his participation in the group exhibition titled ‘From the shore to the mud pool’ taking place at Verksmi∂jan in Hjalteyri, Iceland.
Amount: NOK 30 740

Magdalena Manderlova

23 Aug – 15 Oct 2022

Support is provided to artist Magdalena Manderlova for her participation in the exhibition ‘Opava: along the stream of sound II’ in collaboration with Czech artist Michal Kindernay. The exhibition is taking place at Bludny Kamen, Opava, Czech Republic, in the public space; and with a 22h long radio art composition at Radio Art Zone (Luxembourg) FM.
Amount: NOK 9 000

Ludwig Museum – Museum of Contemporary Art

26 Aug – 2 Oct 2022

Support is provided to Ludwig Museum – Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest, Hungary, for the solo exhibition of artist Jeannette Christensen titled ‘Every Day is a Miracle’. The exhibition is presented in conjunction with the exhibition at Ludwig Museum titled ‘Extended Present – Transient Realities’, and takes place at the external venue Bakáts Bunker Underground Kulturális Tér in Budapest.
Amount: NOK 13 900
Production of new art commission/s that will premiere abroad: 38 440 NOK

Kaare Ruud

1 Sep – 30 Sep 2022

Support is provided to artist Kaare Ruud for his solo exhibition ‘Retningen høner sparker’ taking place at the gallery Heerz Tooya in Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria, following a residency at ARV.International in Vishovgrad, Bulgaria.
Amount: NOK 2 500
Production of new art commission/s that will premiere abroad: 10 000 NOK

Kurt Johannessen

22 Sep – 26 Sep 2022

Support is provided to artist Kurt Johannessen for his participation with a new performance in The International Performance Art Archive BLACK KIT | DIE SCHWARZE LADE, titled ‘Open the door a window’, taking place in Köln, Germany.
Amount: NOK 5 000
Production of new art commission/s that will premiere abroad: 3 500 NOK

Apolonija Sustersic

10 Oct – 5 Nov 2022

Support is provided to artist Apolonija Sustersic for her participation in the group exhibition, ‘Community will not be Designed_Broadening Environmental Consciousness’, she will also give an artist talk, taking place in the Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Seoul National University and Project Space MIUM, Seoul.
Amount: NOK 39 500
Production of new art commission/s that will premiere abroad: 18 500 NOK

Frac Bretagne

14 Oct – 15 Jan 2023

Support is provided to Frac Bretagne, Rennes, France, for the solo exhibition of artist Fredrik Vaerslev titled ‘La Renne’.
Amount: NOK 38 800

Glasgow Women’s Library

15 Oct – 15 Feb 2023

Support is provided to Glasgow Women’s Library, Glasgow, Scotland, UK for the participation of artist Vanessa Baird for her solo exhibition.
Amount: NOK 15 000

Kjell Bjørgeengen

19 Oct – 20 Oct 2022

Support is provided to the artist Kjell Bjørgeengen for his participation with a site-specific live performance by his group Fear of the Object within the 2022 Performing Arts Program at the Diego Rivera-Anahuacalli Museum in Mexico City, Mexico.
Amount: NOK 24 123

Chill Survive Network

5 Nov – 6 Nov 2022

Support is provided to the Chill Survive Network as curator, for the participation of artists Ásmundur Ásmundsson, Harald Gaski, John Andrew Wilhite-Hannisdal, Rebekah Oomen, Geir Tore Holm and Søssa Jørgensen in the assembly "Making Kin with Air and Water", within the exhibition and gathering ‘Chewing the Tundra’ taking place at Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna, Austria.
Amount: NOK 65 264

Lars Nordby

10 Nov – 20 Dec 2022

Support is provided to artist Lars Nordby for his solo exhibition titled ‘Restaging Parallax’ at the ICA Institute of Contemporary Art, Sofia, Bulgaria.
Production of new art commission/s that will premiere abroad: 11 000 NOK

Kunstverein in Hamburg

12 Nov – 29 Jan 2023

Support is provided to Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany, for the solo exhibition of artist Cory Arcangel titled ‘Flying Foxes’.
Production of new art commission/s that will premiere abroad: 44 531 NOK

Anne Katrine Senstad

11 Feb – 21 May 2023

Support is provided to artist Anne Katrine Senstad for the solo exhibition ‘Poiesis’, presenting the new commissioned light sculpture titled ‘Elements VII’, with sound by artist JG Thirlwell, at the Regelbau 411 at Thyholm, Denmark.
Amount: NOK 13 900.
Production of new art commission/s that will premiere abroad: 58 000 NOK.

February

Number of applications: 67
Applied total amount: NOK 5 336 950
Total number of granted applications: 27
Granted: NOK 670 000
Production support granted: NOK 350 000

Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA)

15 Feb – 15 Jun 2022

Support is provided to the Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA), Montreal, Canada, for the participation of Indigenous architect and duodji artists Berit Kristine Andersen Guvsám and Johanna Minde in the project ‘Futurecasting: Indigenous-led Architecture and Design in the Arctic’.
Amount: NOK 21 000

Signe Lidén

25 Feb – 27 Feb 2022

Support is provided to artist Signe Lidénfor her participation with the work The Tidal Sense in the exhibition ‘Currents of Breath’ taking place at the Radialsystem, Berlin.
Amount: NOK 9 500

Marin Håskjold

25 Feb – 25 Feb 2022

Support is provided to artist Marin Håskjold for the participation of her short film ‘What is a Woman?’ in the Tate film programme, ‘Tate Modern Lates’, London, UK, as well as an artist conversation between Marin Håskjold and Tate’s film curator, Valentine Umansky.
Amount: NOK 4 500

Natalie Price Hafslund

1 Mar – 7 Jun 2022

Support is provided to artist Natalie Price Hafslund for her participation with a new performance in the exhibition ‘L’angoisse Dominicale’, Treize 2022, Trieze Gallerie, Paris, France.
Amount: NOK 11 000

Apolonija Šušteršič

11 Mar – 21 Aug 2022

Support is provided to artist Apolonija Šušteršič for her participation in the exhibition ‘Returning the Gaze’ at the CUKRARNA, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
Amount: NOK 3 000

Hanan Benammar

23 Mar – 7 Aug 2022

Support is provided to artist Hanan Benammar, with the work This is our body in collaboration with Aqqalu Berthelsen, for her participation in the group exhibition ‘One if by Land, Two if by Sea’ taking place at Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Amount: NOK 16 500

Tanya Busse

1 Apr – 1 Jun 2023

Support is provided to artist Tanya Busse for her participation in the residency program, FD13 Residency for the Arts, Minnesota, when working with her project ‘Chimera’ which will be premiering at the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Amount: NOK 39 000

Karolin Tampere

23 Apr – 27 Nov 2022

Support is provided to artist Karolin Tampere for her participation in the exhibition ‘Turba Tol Hol Hol Tol’ with the project The Gift of Scent in the Chilean Pavilion at the 59th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy.
Amount: NOK 15 596

Liv Bugge

23 Apr – 27 Nov 2022

Support is provided to artist Liv Bugge for her participation in the main exhibition of The 59th La Biennale di Venezia, Venezia, Italy, titled ‘The Milk of Dreams/Il latte dei sogni'.
Amount: NOK 70 404

La Biennale di Venezia

23 Apr – 27 Nov 2022

Support is provided to the 59th International Art Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy for the presentation of a sculpture by artist Aage Gaup in the exhibition “The Milk of Dreams”.
Amount: NOK 150 000

Randi Nygård

23 Apr – 27 Nov 2022

Support is provided to artist Randi Nygård for her participation in the exhibition ‘Turba Tol Hol Hol Tol’ with the project The Gift of Scent at the Chilean Pavilion at the Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy.
Amount: NOK 63 000

roARaTorio

3 May – 8 May 2022

Support is provided to roARaTorio, Paris, France for the event RENCONTRES INTERNATIONALES PARIS/BERLIN for the participation of artists Tor-finn Malum Fitje, Thomas Anthony Hill, Helene Sommer and Hamid Waheed.
Amount: NOK 19 000

Ane Thommessen Graff

6 May – 21 Aug 2022

Support is provided to artist Ane Thommessen Graff for her solo exhibition titled ‘Ane Graff: The Wound in Its Entanglements’ at Kunstinstituut Melly, Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Production of new art commission/s that will premiere abroad: 100 000 NOK

Felix Gmelin

20 May – 30 Sep 2022

Support is provided to the artist Felix Gmelin for his participation in the 25. Gabrovo Biennial of Humour and Satire, Gabrovo, Bulgaria, titled ‘Sensitivity Training’.
Amount: NOK 20 000

Marius Engh

21 May – 5 Jun 2022

Support is provided to artist Marius Engh for his solo exhibition in collaboration with artist Jørn Aagaard, in the exhibition series ‘Dwellings’ taking place at the Malmgården building as an extension of Canopy, Malmö, Sweden.
Amount: NOK 19 000

Audar Kantun

28 May – 19 Jun 2022

Support is provided to artist Audar Kantun for his exhibition at Heerz Toya in Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria.
Amount: NOK 25 000

Radoslav Istok

1 Jun – 27 Nov 2022

Support is provided to curator Radoslav Istok, for the participation of artist Cassius Fadlabi with a commissioned work in the exhibition ‘All That Is Solid Melts into Water: Hydropower, Archeology and Indigeneity’ taking place in Uppsala Art Museum, Uppsala, Sweden.
Amount: NOK 8 000

Jone Kvie

18 Jun – 25 Sep 2022

Support is provided to the artist Jone Kvie, for his participation within the artist group ‘A Stick in the Forest by the Side of the Road’ (the group consists of Maria Thereza Alves, Bev Koski, Elisa Strinna, Wilma Lukatsch, Hamza Badran, and Joen Vedel. Initially also late Jimmie Durham was part of the group) participating in Documenta 15, Kassel, Germany.
Amount: NOK 13 500
Production of new art commission/s that will premiere abroad: 25 000 NOK

tranzit.cz

21 Jul – 23 Oct 2022

Support is provided to tranzit.cz, Prague, Czech Republic for the participation of artist Hanni Kamaly in the second edition of the biennial titled ‘Matter of Art 2022’ taking place in the Prague City Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic.
Amount: NOK 25 000

Bobby Yu Shuk Pui

29 Jul – 28 Aug 2022

Support is provided to artist Bobby Yu Shuk Pui for her participation in the exhibition titled ‘Post-Human Narratives Phase 3 - In the name of scientific witchery’ taking place at the Hong Kong Museum of Medical Sciences (responsible institution: Para-site), Hong Kong, China.
Production of new art commission/s that will premiere abroad: 30 000 NOK

Daisuke Kosugi

30 Jul – 10 Oct 2022

Support is provided to artist Daisuke Kosugi for his participation in the Aichi Triennale 2022 titled ‘STILL ALIVE’ taking place at the Aichi Arts Center, Aichi, Japan.
Production of new art commission/s that will premiere abroad: 60 000 NOK

martinka bobrikova & oscar de carmen

1 Sep – 15 Sep 2022

Support is provided to artist group martinka bobrikova & oscar de carmen for their preparation for and participation in the 4th Lagos Biennale 2021 – 2023, titled ‘Refuge’, together with curator Maria Alejandro Gatti and architect Anto Lloveras.
Amount: NOK 21 000

The Lyon Biennale of Contemporary Art

14 Sep – 31 Dec 2022

Support is provided to The Lyon Biennale of Contemporary Art, Lyon, France for the participation of artist Pedro Gómez-Egaña with the work SOLIDS, a hybrid installation between performance, visual art, and dance.
Amount: NOK 12 000
Production of new art commission/s that will premiere abroad: 110 000 NOK

Sarah Kazmi

7 Oct – 7 Nov 2022

Support is provided to artist Sarah Kazmi for her solo exhibition ‘Sweet Dreams’ taking place at AAN Art Space and Museum, Karachi, Pakistan.
Amount: NOK 14 000

Ilavenil Jayapalan

22 Oct – 22 Jan 2023

Support is provided to artist Ilavenil Jayapalan for his participation in the exhibition ‘Aṇaṅkuperuntinaivarkal Inkaaleneraam’ at the KW Institute of Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany.
Amount: NOK 40 000

The Lusaka Contemporary Art Centre (LUCAC)

3 Jan – 3 Aug 2023

Support is provided to The Lusaka Contemporary Art Centre (LUCAC), Lusaka, Zambia, for the participation of the artist Germain Ngoma in the opening group exhibition of the art center titled ‘The Beautiful Ones Have Long Been Born’.
Amount: NOK 50 000