21 & 22 April 2018

Oslo Opens Reference group
Astrup Fearnley Museum for Moderne Art
Atelier Nord
Billedkunstnerne i Oslo og Akershus (BOA)
Forbundet Frie Fotografer (FFF)
Fotogalleriet
Fellesverkstedet
Kunstnernes Hus
The National Museum of Art, Archtecture and Design
Norsk Billedhoggerforening (NBF)
Norske Kunsthåndverkere Oslo og Akershus (NKOA)
Norsk senter for teknologi i musikk og kunst (NOTAM)
Norske tekstilkuntnere/SOFT
Tegnerforbundet (TF)
Young Artists Society (UKS)


Partners
Norwegian Crafts
Atelier
B-Open
OCA
Plot
Subjekt


Supported by
Adam Mickiewicz Institute
Arts Council Norway
City of Oslo, Agency for Cultural Affairs
The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Fyrand, Erikka

Painting

My paintings are metaphysical, expressive images made in a time based moment. I perform the images and use only the hands and oil paint. The works relate to the body and are imprints of emotions and abstract feelings and are intended to invite the public to interweene. I try to materialize an indefinable feeling. I am searching for a sublime expression especially in the big canvases as excerpts of a larger possible reality.

”To paint is so personal – the pictures are like a self biography” – Picasso.

Member of NBK, UKS

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Erikka Fyrand. Human touch, 2017. Oil on canvas, 100 x 200 cm
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Erikka Fyrand. Human touch, 2017. Detail
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Erikka Fyrand. Human touch, 2017. Oil on canvas, 105 x 200 cm
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Erikka Fyrand. The Sun, 2011. Oil on canvas, 200 x 180 cm

CV

Born 19th April 1972 in Drammen, Norway

Education
2017-2018 Culture Management, HiOA
1996-2001 Master in Visual Arts at the Oslo National Academy of the Arts.
1995 CAP Jewellery, Marseille, France
1993-1994 Preparatory classes at Art Deco, Avignon, France

Solo and group exhibitions
07.2016 350 Mysteries, Brusfabrikken, Kragerø
04.2016 Human touch, Prosjekt Ekely, Oslo.
11.2015-01.2016 A Journee to Nutheim,Galleri Nutheim, Flatdal, Norway
09.2015 Høstutstillingen 900 moh, groupshow, Galleri Beito, Beitostølen
07.2015 Porten – en tilstand, groupshow, Brusfabrikken, Øya, Kragerø
07.2014 Himmelen på jorden, groupshow, Brusfabrikken, Øya, Kragerø
04.2014 Resurrection, soloshow, Galleri Infill, Oslo
07.2013 En ny soloppgang, groupshow, Brusfabrikken Kragerø
09.2012 La Vida, temporarily exhibition, Drammen.
07.2012 Bobler til folket, groupshow in Kragerø, Norway
01.2012 Groupshow at Galleri Monte Carlo, Oslo.
06.2011 stedet du går inn når du går ut Groupshow at Central hotel, Kragerø
04.2011 jeg elsker deg (i love you) , soloshow, Podium, Oslo
07.2010 Seilet, groupshow at Kvenvær, Hitra. Initiated by Galleri 7011, Trondheim.
06.2010 Salon 2010, groupshow. Curated by Javier Barrios, Tara Rolfsen and Oda Broch. Oslo.
10.2000 I don’t care if you lie just say you love me, Galleri 21:25 Vestbanen, Oslo
01.2000 and will you still love me after this?, installation and performance at Galleri 21:24, Vestbanen Oslo.
09.1999 I Believe in Love, outdoors installation, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo.
11.1998 Traffic light 2, Kunsthall Postmodern, Lillehammer, Norway.

Performances
03.2002 Remake” of Yoko Ono’s performance ”Cut Piece”in occasion of the exhibition ”Passenger – the viewer as participant” at the Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo.
09.2001 Pilgrim Mussels from the International Embassy Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo. With Paivi Laakso and Sissel Bergh. Repeated at 2 other occasions in Oslo.
08.2001 Outdoors performance during ”City Reflections” by Louise Nippierd at Aker brygge, Oslo.
01.2001 Performance. Graduate show, Seilduken, Oslo.
12.2000-01.2001 Self promotion with Marianne Zamecznik as a part of the group show “Space invader”, Färgfabriken, Stockholm. Curated by Power Ekroth. Repeated at several other openings in Stockholm.
09-10.2001 Self promotion with Marianne Zamecznik at several gallery openings in Oslo.

Grants
2010 Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfonds projectsupport, NBK, Oslo

Selected bibiografi
2014 Gunnar Danbolt/Samlaget ”Frå modernisme til det kontemporære. Tendenser i norsk samtidskunst etter 1990”. s 306-307. ISBN: 9788252179446

Employments
09-11.2016 Curator assistant, Munch Museum Oslo
10.2014-04.2015 Curator assistant Kari J. Brandtzæg, The Shadow of War. Political Art in Norway 1914-2014. Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo. Awarded The Norwegian Critic Award 2015.
O8.2006- 01.2011 Senior Coordinator, Office for Contemporary Art Norway, Oslo
08.2005-07.2006 Coordinator Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo
01.2004-07.2005 Project assistant “Kiss the Frog!”, National museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo.
03.2001-01.2004 Gallery assistant, Galleri Wang, Oslo

Open on: Sunday

Address

Stensberggata 19 / lager Brocante, 0170 Oslo
Frydenlund

www.erikkafyrand.com/