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 2017

International Support

October

02

Number of applications: 54
Application total amount: NOK 2 812 775
Total number of granted applications: 24
Current funds distribution status: NOK 604 727

03
Number of applications: 13
Application total amount: NOK 595 580
Total number of granted applications: 5
Current funds distribution status: NOK 72 000

Tromsø kunstforening and Mondo Tromsø

1 Oct – 31 Dec 2019

Support is provided to Tromsø kunstforening and Mondo Tromsø, Norway, for inviting Ethiopian artist Robel Temesgen to create a wall painting at Mondo Tromsø.
Curators: Leif Magne Tangen, Director, Tromsø Kunstforening, and Tanya Busse, Co-director, Mondo Tromsø

Granted amount: NOK 12 000

Kjell Bjørgeengen

7 Oct – 7 Oct 2017

Support is provided to artist Kjell Bjørgeengen for performing a video at ‘Global Groove 2’ at CultureHub, New York, NY, USA.
Curator: Benton Bainbridge, Curator, ‘Global Groove 2’, CultureHub, New York, NY, USA

Granted amount: NOK 24 959

Mari Meen Halsøy

22 Oct – 22 Oct 2017

Support is provided to artist Mari Meen Halsøy for an artist talk, a weaving workshop and a panel discussion at the Beit Beirut - Museum of Memory / Liban Art in Beirut, Lebanon.
Curators: Beatrice Merz and Janine Maamari, Founders and Curators, Liban Art, Beirut. Libanon

Granted amount: NOK 4 058

Nils Elvebakk Skalegård

26 Oct – 26 Nov 2017

Support is provided to artist Nils Elvebakk Skalegård for the solo exhibition ‘Og tiden kjenner ingen grenser, den bare fører seg frem’ (‘And time don’t have any limits, It just goes on’) at Huset for Kunst og Design in Holstebro, Denmark.
Curator: Anna Bak, Curator, ‘Og tiden kjenner ingen grenser, den bare fører seg frem’ (‘And time don’t have any limits, It just goes on’), Huset for Kunst og Design, Holstebro, Denmark

Granted amount: NOK 9 500

Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen

11 Nov – 14 Jan 2018

Support is provided to Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen for the solo exhibition ‘Tan Lines’ by artist Fredrik Værslev at Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen in Switzerland. The exhibition and will also be shown at Bonner Kunstverein in Bonn, Germany, in February 2018, and at Fondazione Giuliani in Rome, Italy, in September 2018.
Curator: Giovanni Carmine, Director, Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen, Sankt Gallen, in Switzerland

Granted amount: NOK 25 000

Piksel Produksjoner

16 Nov – 18 Nov 2017

Support is provided to Piksel Produksjoner for inviting artists Marco Valdivia Pacheco (Peru), Arcangelo Constantin (Mexico), Michele Fernandez (Peru) and Juan Andres Jaramill (Colombia) to participate in Piksel17 - festival for electronic art and free technology in Bergen. Norway.
Curators: Gisle Frøysland and Maite Cajaraville, Curators, Piksel17, Bergen, Norway

Granted amount: NOK 19 942

Jan Moszumanski

22 Nov – 18 Dec 2017

Support is provided to artist Jan Moszumanski for the participation in ‘Feedback Buster Ghetto Blaster’ as part of the 5th edition of Ghetto Biennale in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
Curators: Leah Gordon, Andre Eugene, Curators, Ghetto Biennale, Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Granted amount: NOK 9 434

Cassius Fadlabi

25 Nov – 27 Nov 2017

Support is provided to artist Cassius Fadlabi for the participation in the international symposium ‘Humans of the Institution’ at Veem House for Performance, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Curator: Anne Szefer Karlsen, Associate Professor, University of Bergen (UiB), Norway

Granted amount: NOK 10 000

Matti Aikio

30 Nov – 4 Dec 2017

Support is provided to artist Matti Aikio for the participation in the 1st International Indigenous Policy Conference and Workshop and Art Exhibition in Sapporo, Japan.
Curator: Hiroshi Maruyama, Curator, the 1st International Indigenous Policy Conference and Workshop and Art Exhibition, Sapporo, Japan

Granted amount: NOK 12 000

Trine Lise Nedreaas

1 Dec – 30 Dec 2017

Support is provided to artist Trine Lise Nedreaas for the screening of the film 'Pulse' as part of the programme Times Square Arts, New York, NY, USA.
Curator: Debra Simon, Director of Public Art, Times Square Alliance, New York, NY, USA

Granted amount: NOK 9 200

Association Domus Alpina

16 Dec – 15 Jan 2017

Support is provided to Association Domus Alpina in for inviting artist Hanne Lippard to participate in the month-long exhibition, one-day performance and music festival, ’Alpin Huus II’ at Le Commun, BAC-Bâtiment d’art contemporain in Geneva, Switzerland.
Curator: Elise Lammer, Curator, ’Alpin Huus II’, Le Commun, BAC-Bâtiment d’art contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland

Granted amount: NOK 4 940

Ingvild Hovland Kaldal

18 Dec – 20 Jan 2018

Support is provided to artist Ingvild Hovland Kaldal for an artist residency at the Casa Na Ilha Art Residence Program and exhibition at the Centro Cultural Vermelhos, Ilhabella, Sao Paulo.
Curator: Marina Luisa Caamaño, Director, Casa Na Ilha Art Residence, Ilhabella, Sao Paulo

Granted amount: NOK 13 295

Annie Anawana Haloba Hobøl

10 Jan – 10 Mar 2018

Support is provided to curator Annie Anawana Haloba Hobøl for inviting artists Michael O'Donnel , Germain Ngoma and Victor Mutelekesha to the seminar and exhibition ‘Exhuming Histories and Legacies within Zambian Contemporary art history’ at Livingstone National Gallery, Zambia. Curators: Anawana Haloba and Rachel Dagnal, Curators, ‘Exhuming Histories and Legacies within Zambian Contemporary art history’, Livingstone National Gallery, Zambia

Granted amount: NOK 26 779

Marte Aas

13 Jan – 4 Mar 2018

Support is provided to artist Marte Aas for a solo exhibition at Fotografisk Center in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Curator: Kristine Kern, Director, Fotografisk Center, Copenhagen, Denmark

Granted amount: NOK 36 900

Whitechapel Gallery

27 Jan – 27 Jan 2018

Support is provided to Whitechapel Gallery in London, UK, for inviting artist Tori Wrånes to present a small performance and speak on a panel discussion.
Curator: Jane Scarth, Curator, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK

Granted amount: NOK 5 800

Turner Contemporary

3 Feb – 7 May 2018

Support is provided to Turner Contemporary in London, UK, for the participation of artist Vibeke Tandberg in the exhibition ‘Journeys with The Waste Land’.
Curator: Trish Scott and Mike Tooby, Curators, ‘Journeys with The Waste Land’, Turner Contemporary, London, UK

Granted amount: NOK 50 000

Tensta Konsthall

6 Feb – 29 Apr 2018

Support is provided to Tensta konsthall in Tensta, Sweden, for the participation of artist Ane Graff in the exhibition ‘Soon Enough: Art in Action’.
Curator: Maria Lind, Director, Tensta konsthall, Tensta, Sweden

Granted amount: NOK 25 000

Tensta Konsthall

6 Feb – 29 Apr 2018

Support is provided to Tensta Konsthall in Tensta, Sweden, for the participation of artist Joar Nango in the exhibition ‘Soon Enough: Art in Action’.
Curator: Maria Lind, Director, Tensta konsthall, Tensta, Sweden

Granted amount: NOK 22 000

New Museum of Contemporary Art

7 Feb – 27 May 2018

Support is provided to New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York, NY, USA, for the participation of artist Tiril Hasselknippe in the New Museum’s 2018 Triennial.
Curators: Gary Carrion-Murayari and Alex Gartenfeld, Curators, New Museum 2018 Triennial, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY, USA

Granted amount: NOK 24 484

Gothenburg Museum of Art

17 Feb – 20 May 2018

Support is provided to Gothenburg Museum of Art in Sweden, for a solo exhibition by artist Jone Kvie
Curator: Camilla Påhlsson, independent curator

Granted amount: NOK 20 000

Martinka Bobrikova and Oscar De Carmen

18 Feb – 28 Feb 2018

Support is provided to artists Martinka Bobrikova and Oscar De Carmen for the ‘re-search residency’ ‘Future utopia community key’ at Arctic Art Institute in Arkhangelsk, Russia.
Curator: Ekaterina Sharova, Development Director, Arctic Art Institute in Arkhangelsk, Russia

Granted amount: NOK 10 000

Eline McGeorge

1 Mar – 1 Jun 2018

Support is provided to artist Eline McGeorge for the participation in the artist residency El Parche in Bogota, Colombia.
Curator: Olga Robayo, Curator, El Parche residency project, Bogota, Colombia

Granted amount: NOK 16 000

Ane Mette Hol

5 Mar – 27 Mar 2018

Support is provided to artist Ane Mette Hol for the participation in the exhibition '', '', '' (Footnotes) at WIELS project space in Brussels, Belgum.
Curator: Michael Kargl and Franz Thalmair, Curators, '', '', '' (Footnotes) at WIELS project space, Brussels, Belgum

Granted amount: NOK 18 800

Marte Gunnufsen

5 Apr – 20 May 2018

Support is provided to artist Marte Gunnufsen for the solo exhibition ‘Flesh’ at Trafo Center for Contemporary Art in Szczecin, Poland.
Curator: Stanisław Ruksza, Director, Trafo Center for Contemporary Art, Szczecin, Poland

Granted amount: NOK 30 000

Lydgalleriet

4 May – 3 Jun 2018

Support is provided to Lydgalleriet in Bergen, Norway, for inviting Turkish artist and musician Cevdet Erek to present a new piece entitled ‘Rhythm’ (working title).
Curator: Rune Søchting, Curator, ‘Rhythm’, Bergen, Norway

Granted amount: NOK 20 000

Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art

8 Jun – 30 Sep 2018

Support is provided to Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art in Warsaw, Poland for inviting artists Tori Wrånes, Monika Lyko, Olga Robayo, Sulekha Ali Omar, Tone Kittelsen, Hanne Kolstoe, Sigrid Kittelsaa Vesaas, Eirik Slyngstad, Mia Habib, Marte Reithaug Steru, and Laura Marie Rueslåtten to participate in the exhibition ‘Handmade Acoustics’ (working title).
Curators: Joanna Zielińska and Stina Högkvist, Handmade Acoustics’ (working title), Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Poland

Granted amount: NOK 70 000

May

02

Number of applications: 72
Application total amount: NOK 3 043 107
Total number of granted applications: 26
Current funds distribution status: NOK 706 000

03

Number of applications: 10
Application total amount: NOK 419 420
Total number of granted applications: 4
Current funds distribution status: NOK 73 000

Mekdes Weldehanna Shebeta

9 Jan – 31 Jan 2019

Support is provided to Mekdes Weldehanna Shebeta for a six-week workshop resulting in her project titled Patching Up that will be exhibited within the closing group exhibition ‘On Movement’ taking place at Alle School of Fine Arts and Design, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Curator: Kibrom Gebremedhin, Head, Alle School of Fine Arts and Design, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia

Granted amount: NOK 14 500

Mette Henriette Martedatter Rølvåg

21 May – 21 May 2017

Support is provided to artist Mette Henriette Martedatter Rølvåg for the sound choreography In Between as part of the documenta 14 event ‘Listening Space: All the in-between spaces’ in Athens, Greece.
Curator: Adam Szymczyk, Artistic Director, documenta14 in Athens, Greece, and Kassel, Germany

Granted amount: NOK 20 000

Marthe Ramm Fortun

21 May – 21 May 2017

Support is provided to artist Marthe Ramm Fortun for a performance on the occasion of the release of German artist Magdalena Kitas’ book Californication at WIELS Contemporary Art Center in Brussels, Belgium.
Curator: Eva Gorsse, Curator, WIELS Contemporary Art Center in Brussels, Belgium

Granted amount: NOK 5 000

Fullersta Gård

1 Jun – 31 May 2018

Support is provided to the art centre Fullersta Gård for the participation of artist Camilla Løw within the exhibition ‘In the Distance’ at Fullersta Gård in Huddinge, Sweden.
Curators: Susanne Ewerlöf, Curator, Fullersta Gård, Huddinge, Sweden, and Peter Bergman, Director, Fullersta Gård, Huddinge, Sweden

Granted amount: NOK 35 300

Piksel Produksjoner

13 Jun – 8 Jul 2017

Support is provided to Piksel Produksjoner for organising TransPiksel, a regional American touring festival in collaboration with Tsonami Festival in Valparaiso, Chile, Fundación Road House in Manizales, Colombia, and Festival Asimtria in Arequipa, Peru.
Curators: Gisle Frøysland, Maite Cajaraville, Marco Valdivia and Jean Ruzzo, Curators, TransPiksel, Chile, Colombia and Peru

Granted amount: NOK 30 000

INFRA

1 Aug – 1 Sep 2017

Support is provided to INFRA for the participation of artists Lars T C F Holdhus , Ellinor Aurora Aasgaard and Bror Sander Berg Størseth in the exhibition ‘Inside The Outside World’ at Yamamoto Gendai Gallery in Tokyo, Japan. Curator: Nile Koetting and Daniela Seitz, Curators, INFRA, Tokyo, Japan

Granted amount: NOK 20 110

Farhad Kalantary

17 Aug – 25 Aug 2017

Support is provided to curator Farhad Kalantary to be part of the jury at the 17th Seoul International New Media Festival in South Korea, and to curate the Norwegian Artists' Moving Image Works Program at the same festival.
Curators: Farhad Kalantary, Curator, Norwegian Artists' Moving Image Works Program, Seoul International New Media Festival, and Kim-Jang Yeun-ho, Festival Director, Seoul International New Media Festival, South Korea

Granted amount: NOK 15 000

Camille Norment

26 Aug – 26 Aug 2017

Support is provided to artist Camille Norment for a performance in collaboration with Ryuichi Sakamoto and Yuko Mohri at Sapporo International Art Festival 2017 in Sapporo, Japan.
Curator: Otomo Yoshihide, Curator, Sapporo International Art Festival 2017, Sapporo, Japan

Granted amount: NOK 69 533

Sissel Tolaas

1 Sep – 5 Nov 2017

Support is provided to artist Sissel Tolaas for the presentation of SmellScape Seoul 2017 within the Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism 2017 in Seoul, South Korea.
Curators: Hyungmin Pai and Alejandro Zaera-Polo, Curators, Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism 2017, Seoul, South Korea

Granted amount: NOK 50 000

Chart Emerging

1 Sep – 3 Sep 2017

Support is provided to Chart Emerging for the participation of artists Josefin Andersson , Erik Slyngstad, Eirik Sæther, Kamilla Langeland and Constance Tenvik in an exhibition by Chart Emerging, coinciding with Chart Art Fair in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Curator: Helga Christoffersen, Curator, Chart Emerging, Copenhagen, Denmark

Granted amount: NOK 26 542

Tori Wrånes

4 Sep – 4 Sep 2017

Support is provided to artist Tori Wrånes for the presentation of a site specific performance within the exhibition project ‘Luringen’ at the KUIR festival in Bogota, Colombia. Curators: Stina Högkvist and Geir Haraldseth, Curators, ‘Luringen’, KUIR festival, Bogota, Colombia

Granted amount: NOK 19 500

Röda Sten Kulturförening

9 Sep – 19 Nov 2017

Support is provided to Röda Sten Kulturförening for the participation of artist Sille Storihle to take part in the Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art 2017 in Gothenburg, Sweden.
Curator: Nav Haq, Curator, Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art 2017, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Granted amount: NOK 33 000

Istanbul Biennial

15 Sep – 12 Nov 2017

Support is provided to the Istanbul Foundation for Cultur for the participation of artist Pedro Goméz-Egaña to take part in the 15th Istanbul Biennial – a good neighbour in Istanbul, Turkey.
Curators: Michael Elmgreen and Ingar Dragset, Curators, the 15th Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey

Granted amount: NOK 131 292

Karl Ingar Røys

20 Sep – 27 Sep 2017

Support is provided to artist Karl Ingar Røys for a solo exhibition entitled ‘The Art of Transition. The Pansodan Sessions’ at the Pansodan Arts Centre in Yangon, Myanmar.
Curator: Aung Soe Min, Curator, Pansodan Arts Centre, Yangon, Myanmar

Granted amount: NOK 10 000

La Biennale de Lyon

20 Sep – 7 Jan 2018

Support is provided to La Biennale de Lyon for the participation of artists Anawana Haloba, Camille Norment and Icaro Zorbar in ‘Floating worlds’, 14th Lyon Biennial of Contemporary Art in Lyon, France.
Curator: Emma Lavigne, Curator, ‘Floating worlds’, 14th Lyon Biennial of Contemporary Art, Lyon, France

Granted amount: NOK 69 640

Callum Ross

21 Sep – 15 Oct 2017

Support is provided to curator Callum Ross for the participation of artists Saskia Holmkvist and Toril Johannessen in the exhibition ‘The Promise and Compromise of Translation’ at Four Boxes Gallery, Krabbesholm Højskole (in conjunction with Aarhus 2017 Year of Culture) in Skive, Denmark.
Curator: Callum Ross, Curator, ‘The Promise and Compromise of Translation’, Four Boxes Gallery, Krabbesholm Højskole, Skive, Denmark

Granted amount: NOK 14 900

Serpentine Galleries

29 Sep – 26 Nov 2017

Support is provided to the Serpentine Galleries in London, UK, for a solo exhibition by artist Torbjørn Rødland.
Curator: Amira Gad, Curator, Serpentine Galleries, London, UK

Granted amount: NOK 10 573

Tori Wrånes

14 Oct – 28 Oct 2017

Support is provided to artist Tori Wrånes
Curator: Folakunle Oshun, Curator, Living on the Edge - the 1st Lagos Biennial, Lagos, Nigeria

Granted amount: NOK 18 500

Bergen Art Book Fair (Bergen Zines)

19 Oct – 22 Oct 2017

Support is provided to Bergen Art Book Fair (Bergen Zines) for inviting Latin American speakers and guests Maite Claveau, Ernestina Fabbri, Eliana Bianchi, Virginia Molinari, Majo Badra, Nahuel Fretes and Georgina Ricci at the Bergen Art Book Fair 2017 in Bergen, Norway.
Curator: Raquel Maia Marques, Bergen Art Book Fair 2017, Bergen, Norway

Granted amount: NOK 30 000

Siri Ekker Svendsen

21 Oct – 26 Nov 2017

Support is provided to artist Siri Ekker Svendsen for a solo exhibition at Malmö Konsthall in Malmö, Sweden.
Curator: Mats Stjernstedt, Director, Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden

Granted amount: NOK 16 000

Reseaux des arts mediatiques / AKOUSMA

23 Oct – 28 Oct 2017

Support is provided to Reseaux des arts mediatiques for the participation of artist Natasha Barrett in the electro-acoustic festival AKOUSMA in Montreal, Canada.
Curator: Louis Dufort, Artistic Director, AKOUSMA in Montreal, Canada

Granted amount: NOK 15 659

Hanne Lippard

10 Nov – 16 Dec 2017

Support is provided to artist Hanne Lippard for the solo exhibition ‘Numb Limb’ at David Dale Gallery in Glasgow, Scotland.
Curator: Max Slaven, Programme Director, David Dale Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland

Granted amount: NOK 11 500

Trygve Luktvasslimo

15 Nov – 24 Nov 2017

Support is provided to artist Trygve Luktvasslimo for the presentation of the film trilogy A Life With No Echo/From Nonsense to Grandeur, a concert, and a spatial transformation and intervention in the exhibition space within the exhibition project ‘Luringen’ at the KUIR festival in Bogota, Colombia.
Curators: Stina Högkvist and Geir Haraldseth, Curators, ‘Luringen’, KUIR festival, Bogota, Colombia

Granted amount: NOK 11 000

Geir Haraldseth

15 Nov – 24 Nov 2017

Support is provided to curator Geir Haraldseth for the participation of artists Trygve Luktvasslimo and Tori Wrånes in the exhibition project ‘Luringen’ at the KUIR festival in Bogota, Colombia.
Curators: Stina Högkvist and Geir Haraldseth, Curators, ‘Luringen’, KUIR festival, Bogota, Colombia

Granted amount: NOK 17 000

Jingyi Wang

16 Nov – 23 Nov 2017

Support is provided to curator Jingyi Wang for the presentation of the interdisciplinary project ‘Static Theater: Those that have been left behind’ including Bergen-based artists Leo Preston, Lars Ove Toft, Marcello Raciti, Håkon Holm Olsen, Helene Norseth, Apichaya Wanthiang, Tatiana Lozano and Signe Liden at the Ming Contemporary Art Museum (McaM) in Shanghai, China.
Curator: Jingyi Wang, Curator, ‘Static Theater 1: Those that have been left behind’, Ming Contemporary Art Museum (McaM), Shanghai, China

Granted amount: NOK 24 000

The Renaissance Society

7 Apr – 7 Apr 2018

Support is provided to The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago in Chicago, IL, USA, for a performance by artist Jana Winderen as part of the core program for the group exhibition, ‘Unthought Environments’. Curator: Karsten Lund, Curator, The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, IL, USA

Granted amount: NOK 21 048

Marius Presterud

28 Jun – 1 Dec 2018

Support is provided to artist Marius Presterud for a research trip connected to the joint Nordic art, design, and research project ‘Northern Bumbling’ taking place in the following venues in Norway, Iceland and Sweden in the period 2017–2019: Losæter foreningens public bakery house in Bjørvika, Oslo, Norway, The Shared Greenhouse Project, Iceland, and Under Tallarna, Sweden.
Curator: Northern Bumbling (Thomas Pausz, Marius Presterud and Erik Sjodin)

Granted amount: NOK 4 655

February

02

Number of applications: 85
Application total amount: NOK 3 545 038
Total number of granted applications: 33
Current funds distribution status: NOK 729 033

03

Number of applications: 14
Application total amount: NOK 494 646
Total number of granted applications: 5
Current funds distribution status: NOK 75 000

documenta und Museum Fridericianum gGmbH

30 Jan – 17 Sep 2017

Support is provided to documenta und Museum Fridericianum gGmbH for including artists Synnøve Persen, Maret Anne Sara and Hans Ragnar Mathisen in documenta 14 in Athens, Greece; and Kassel, Germany.
Curator: Adam Szymczyk, Artistic Director, documenta 14, Athens, Greece; and Kassel, Germany

Granted amount: NOK 200 640

Elin Már Øyen Vister

1 Feb – 28 Feb 2017

Support is provided to artist Elin Már Øyen Vister for the participation in the exhibition ‘G/rove’ at Gallery Latitude 28 in New Dehli, India.
Curator: Bhavna Kakar, Curator, ‘G/rove’, Gallery Latitude 28, New Dehli, India

Granted amount: NOK 7 500

TASC Ablett & Brafield

2 Feb – 28 Feb 2017

Support is provided to the artist group TASC Ablett & Brafield (consisting of Amber Ablett and Stacy Brafield) for the participation in the exhibition ‘G/rove’ at Gallery Latitude 28 in New Dehli, India.
Curator: Bhavna Kakar, Curator, ‘G/rove’, Gallery Latitude 28, New Dehli, India

Granted amount: NOK 20 000

Kjell Bjørgeengen

4 Mar – 26 Mar 2017

Support is provided to artist Kjell Bjørgeengen for the participation in ‘Scandi art now’ at SNO Contemporary Art Projects in Sydney, Australia. Curators: Brian Mahoney, President, Sydney Non Objective Contemporary Art Projects; and Lars Strandh, Curator, ‘Scandi art now’, SNO Contemporary Art Projects, Sydney, Australia.

Granted amount: NOK 16 777

Pedro Gomez-Egana

11 Mar – 21 May 2017

Support is provided to artist Pedro Gomez-Egana for the participation in the Contour Biennial 8 in Mechelen, Belgium.
Curator: Natasha Ginwala, Curator, Contour Biennial 8, Mechelen, Belgium

Granted amount: NOK 17 500

Centre de Création Contemporaine Olivier Debré

11 Mar – 11 Jun 2017

Support is provided to Centre de Création Contemporaine Olivier Debré for including artists Thora Dolven Balke, Ahmad Ghossein, Tiril Hasselknippe, Saman Kamyab, Ignas Krunglevicius, Kamilla Langeland, Lars Laumann, Solveig Lønseth, Ann Cathrin November Høibo, Linn Pedersen and Tori Wrånes in the exhibition ’Innland’ at Centre de Création Contemporaine Olivier Debré (CCC OD) in Tours, France.
Curators: Thora Dolven Balke, Curator, ’Innland’, and Elodie Stroecken, Curator, Centre de Création Contemporaine Olivier Debré (CCC OD), Tours, France

Granted amount: NOK 20 000

Berit Schuck

20 Mar – 26 Mar 2017

Support is provided to curator Berit Schuck for inviting artist Manuel Pelmus to the 6th edition of the D-CAF' Visual Arts Program at Museum of Contemporary Art Cairo, Egypt.
Curator: Berit Schuck, Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art Cairo, Egypt

Granted amount: NOK 7 028

Marthe Ramm Fortun

4 Apr – 1 Aug 2017

Support is provided to artist Marthe Ramm Fortun for the participation in the exhibition project ‘PLANT B’ in Parc de la Fondrie, Brussels, Belgium.
Curator: Stefaan Willems, Curator, Komplot, Brussels, Belgium; and Toke Lykkeberg, Curator, ‘PLANT B’, Parc de la Fondrie, Brussels, Belgium

Granted amount: NOK 8 000

Morten Norbye Halvorsen

8 Apr – 8 Apr 2017

Support is provided to artist Morten Norbye Halvorsen to realise a sound work within a performance in collaboration with artist Jessica Warboys at CAPC Musée d'art contemporain de Bordeaux, France.
Curator: Anne-Sophie Dinant, Independent curator

Granted amount: NOK 10 397

Thomas Paltiel (studio näv)

11 Apr – 25 Apr 2017

Support is provided to artist Thomas Paltiel for the participation in the experimental residency AZ West Wagon Station Encampment in Joshua Tree National Park, CA, USA.
Curator: Andrea Zittel, Artist and Curator, AZ West Wagon Station Encampment, Joshua Tree National Park, CA, USA

Granted amount: NOK 12 500

Marianne Heske

15 Apr – 16 Jul 2017

Support is provided to artist Marianne Heske for the participation in the exhibition ‘Create Spaces’ at LUXLAKES A4 Art Museum in Chengdu, China. Curator: Li Zhenhua, Curator, ‘Create Spaces’, LUXLAKES A4 Art Museum, Chengdu, China

Granted amount: NOK 15 000

Hanne Lippard

15 Apr – 20 May 2017

Support is provided to artist Hanne Lippard for the solo exhibition ‘Pocket’ at SALTS in Birsfelden, Switzerland.
Curator: Harry Burke, Curator, ‘Pocket’, SALTS, Birsfelden, Switzerland

Granted amount: NOK 20 000

Karolin Tampere

17 Apr – 30 Apr 2017

Support is provided to curator Karolin Tampere to publicly present her research, recordings and other material within the ‘Ensayos’ series at Liquid Architecture in Melbourne, Australia.
Curator: Camila Marambio, Curator, ‘Ensayos’, Tierra del Fuego, Chile; and Melbourne, Australia

Granted amount: NOK 13 800

Ignas Krunglevicius

28 Apr – 13 May 2017

Support is provided to artist Ignas Krunglevicius for the participation in the exhibition ‘Myths of the Marble’ at Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA, USA. The exhibition is organised in collaboration with Henie Onstad Kunstsenter (HOK) in Bærum, Norway.
Curators: Alex Klein, Dorothy and Stephen R. Weber (CHE’60) Curators, Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA, and Milena Høgsberg, Curator, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter (HOK), Bærum, Norway

Granted amount: NOK 15 000

Ane Graff

28 Apr – 13 May 2017

Support is provided to artist Ane Graff for the participation in the exhibition ‘Myths of the Marble’ at Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA, USA. The exhibition is organised in collaboration with Henie Onstad Kunstsenter (HOK) in Bærum, Norway.
Curators: Alex Klein, Dorothy and Stephen R. Weber (CHE’60) Curators, Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA, and Milena Høgsberg, Curator, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter (HOK), Bærum, Norway

Granted amount: NOK 15 000

Fredrik Svensk

9 May – 30 Jun 2017

Support is provided to curator Fredrik Svensk for the performance ‘Echo’ by artists Nils Bech and Ida Ekblad in the Pavillion of Bosnia and Herzegovina, La Biennale di Venezia 2017, Italy.
Curators: Fredrik Svensk, Sinziana Ravini, Anna van der Vliet and Christopher Yggdre, Curators, Pavillion of Bosnia and Herzegovina, La Biennale di Venezia 2017, Italy

Project dates: 9-12 May 2017 Granted amount: NOK 30 000

Mette Henriette

9 May – 9 May 2017

Support is provided to saxophonist Mette Henriette for the sound choreography ‘In Between’ as part of the official documenta 14 event ‘Listening Space: All the in-between spaces’ at Athens Concert Hall, Greece.
Curator: Adam Szymczyk, Artistic Director, documenta 14, Athens, Greece and Kassel, Germany

Granted amount: NOK 7 500

Victor Mutelekesha

11 May – 26 Nov 2017

Support is provided to artist Victor Mutelekesha in the NSK State-in-Time Pavilion 2017 parallel to the Venice Biennale, Italy.
Curator: Zdenka Badovinac and Charles Esche, Curators, NSK State-in-Time Pavilion 2017, Venice, Italy

Granted amount: NOK 15 000

Per Berntsen

24 May – 25 Jun 2017

Support is provided to artist Per Berntsen for a solo exhibition at Murmansk Regional Art Museum, Russia.
Curator: Per Berntsen

Granted amount: NOK 20 000

Nils Bech

25 May – 25 May 2017

Support is provided to artists Nils Bech and Ida Ekblad for a concert by Nils Bech with sculptures by Ida Ekblad at Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) in London, UK.
Curator: Matt Williams, Curator, Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), London, UK

Granted amount: NOK 16 703

Stiftelsen 3,14

16 Jun – 6 Aug 2017

Support is provided to Stiftelsen 3,14 for the exhibition ’Shadow of Garden’. The participating artists include Vanessa Baird, Harald Fenn, Marit Justine Haugen, Kaia Hugin; and Iranian artists Mehrdad Afsari, Amirhossein Bayani, Omid Bazmandegan and Ali Nassir. ’Shadow of Garden’ will first be exhibited at Stiftelsen 3,14 in Bergen, Norway; then at the Moshen Gallery in Teheran, Iran, in autumn 2017.
Curators: Malin Barth, Orkideh Daroodi, Sissel Lillebostad, Alireza Bayat, Curators, ’Shadow of Garden’, Stiftelsen 3,14, Bergen, Norway; and Moshen Gallery, Teheran, Iran

Granted amount: NOK 26 409

Ragna Bley

25 Jun – 30 Jul 2017

Support is provided to artist Ragna Bley for a solo exhibition at the artist run space Frankfurt am Main in Berlin, Germany.
Curators: Emiliano Pistacchi and Anthony Salvador, Curators, Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Germany

Granted amount: NOK 12 500

Marte Eknæs

2 Jul – 20 Jul 2017

Support is provided to artist Marte Eknæs for the presentation of a performative piece within the project ‘Oficina’ at Teatro Oficina in São Paulo, Brazil. Curator: Joana Medeiros, Artistic Director, ‘Oficina’, Teatro Oficina, São Paulo, Brazil

Granted amount: NOK 14 423

Camille Norment

3 Jul – 17 Jul 2017

Support is provided to artist Camille Norment for the participation in the exhibition ’Soundtracks’ at SFMOMA in San Francisco, CA, USA.
Curator: Rudolf Frieling, Curator, SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA, USA

Granted amount: NOK 40 900

Lars Cuzner and Cassius Fadlabi

15 Jul – 10 Dec 2017

Support is provided to artists Lars Cuzner and Cassius Fadlabi for the creation of the installation ‘Milk Bar’ for the exhibition ‘Foolproof Feelings’ at Arsenal, National Centre for Contemporary Art (NCCA) in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.
Curator: Alisa Savitskaya and Valentin Diaconov, Curators, National Centre for Contemporary Art (NCCA), Nizhny Novgorod, Russia

Granted amount: NOK 30 000

Martinka Bobrikova and Oscar De Carmen

28 Aug – 30 Sep 2017

Support is provided to artists Martinka Bobrikova and Oscar De Carmen for the participation in the 5th Odessa Biennale at Museum of Odessa Modern Art, Odessa, Ukraine.
Curator: Mikhail Rashkovetsky, Curator, 5th Odessa Biennale, Ukraine

Granted amount: NOK 7 168

Johanna Lettmayer

3 Sep – 18 Sep 2017

Support is provided to artist Johanna Lettmayer for the participation in the exhibition ‘Kapitales L. L wie Liebe’ (‘Capital L. L for Love (working title)) at Size Matters. Space for Art and Film in Vienna, Austria.
Curators: Sasha Pirker and Adnan Balcinovic, Curators, Size Matters. Space for Art and Film, Vienna, Austria

Granted amount: NOK 4 500

Kunsthal Charlottenborg

10 Sep – 19 Nov 2017

Support is provided to Kunsthal Charlottenborg for a solo exhibition by artist Tori Wrånes at Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Denmark.
Curator: Henriette Bretton-Meyer, Curator, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Denmark

Granted amount: NOK 20 000

Unni Gjertsen

15 Sep – 15 Oct 2017

Support is provided to artist Unni Gjertsen for the participation in the public programme accompanying the exhibition ’Within Heritage Movements’ at MALI Museo de Arte de Lima, Peru.
Curator: Sharon Lerner, Curator, MALI Museo de Arte de Lima, Peru

Granted amount: NOK 15 000

Istanbul Biennial

16 Sep – 12 Nov 2017

Support is provided to the Istanbul Foundation for Cultur for the participation of artists Pedro Goméz-Egaña and Mahmoud Khaled in the 15th Istanbul Biennial organised by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts, Istanbul, Turkey.
Curator: Michael Elmgreen and Ingar Dragset, Curators, 15th Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey

Granted amount: NOK 27 000

LOCA

30 Sep – 30 Nov 2017

Support is provided to the artist group LOCA (consisting of Rachel Dagnall , Thomas Benedict Holth , Anawana Haloba and Victor Mutelekesha) for a research trip to develop the Livingstone Office of Contemporary Art in Livingstone, Zambia.
Curator: LOCA

Granted amount: NOK 12 000

Calder Harben

1 Oct – 30 Nov 2017

Support is provided to artist Calder Harben for the participation in the exhibition ‘You Come At Me In Waves’ at Virkeligheten Gallery in Umeå, Sweden.

Granted amount: NOK 13 750

MELK

16 Oct – 19 Dec 2017

Support is provided to MELK, an artist run initiative for new Scandinavian photography, for including artists Sandra Vaka Olsen, Kamilla Langeland, Linn Pedersen, Espen Gleditch, Sveinn Fannar Johannsson and Ole Martin Lund Bø in the exhibition ‘Dislocating Surfaces’ at Centro de La Imagen in Mexico City, Mexico.
Curators: Behzad Farazollahi and Bjarne Bare, Curators, MELK, Oslo, Norway

Granted amount: NOK 20 000

Ragnhild Aamås and Stian Ådlandsvik

1 Nov – 31 Dec 2017

Support is provided to artists Ragnhild Aamås and Stian Ådlandsvik for the participation in an artist residency at URRA Tigre in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Curator: Melina Berkenwald, Director, URRA Tigre, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Granted amount: NOK 17 362

Hannah Mjølsnes

20 Nov – 20 Nov 2017

Support is provided to artist Hannah Mjølsnes for a screening and artist talk at the non-profit space Human Resources Los Angeles, CA, USA.
Curator: Eric Kim, Co-Director, Human Resources Los Angeles, CA, USA

Granted amount NOK 8 000

Dillan Marsh and Eleanor Clare

15 Aug – 15 Sep 2018

Support is provided to artists Dillan Marsh and Eleanor Clare for the creation of a digital artwork for the Yorkshire Sculpture Park in Wakefield, UK.
Curator: Damon Waldcock, Curator, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, UK

Granted amount: NOK 8 616