Residencies : Artist-in-Residency Programme at Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa

15 February – 15 May 2014

Bjarne Bare


Bjarne Bare, Force, 2012. Courtesy of the artist

Bjarne Bare (b.1985 in Poznan, Poland, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) holds a BA from The Oslo National Academy of the Arts. He is one of the co-founders of the artist-run initiative MELK in Oslo, where he has organised and curated more than thirty exhibitions with emerging artists. His works and publications have been presented in venues such as the Henie Onstad Art Centre, Bærum, Norway; the Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria; the Galerie Dieschönestadt, Halle, Germany; Viktor Wynd Fine Art, London, United Kingdom, and Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo. In 2011 he published his first book, Hose Variations, Studies from Los Angeles and elsewhere (Cornerkiosk Press, Oslo), and in 2012 he was a contributor to the publication Entering a Site of Production – MoDERNISM MACHINE, accompanying the exhibition project ‘MoDERNISM MACHINE’ at the Henie Onstad Art Centre.