27 & 28 April 2019

Oslo Opens Reference group
Astrup Fearnley Museum for Moderne Art
Atelier Nord
Billedkunstnerne i Oslo og Akershus (BOA)
Forbundet Frie Fotografer (FFF)
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)

Belete, Wendimagegn

Wendimagegn Belete (born in Ethiopia) received his MFA in Contemporary Art from Tromsø Academy of Contemporary Art and Creative writing, University of Tromsø, Norway in 2017 and a BFA in Painting from ASFAD, Addis Abeba University in 2012. He is working across a variety of media including painting, video, photography, text and installation. He is also interested in appropriation and re-interpretation of archival material residues of the past,

Member of NBK, UKS

Unveil ,



1986*, Ethiopia
Live and work in Ethiopia and Norway


2016 – 2017 Tromsø academy of contemporary Art and Creative writing, Norway. MA in contemporary art, NO
2009- 2012 AAU Alle School of Fine Arts and Design. Bachelor of Fine Arts, ET
2006 -2008 Mekelle University, Marketing Management, ET

Selected Solo Exhibition
2020 (Upcoming) LNM Gallery, NO
2019 (Upcoming) Small projects, Tromso, NO
2018 Frozen Memories” at Østfold Kunstsenter, Fredrikstad/ NO
2017 “Are we there yet?” Gallery snerk at Tromsø Academy of contemporary Art, NO
2016 ‘UNVEIL’ at Tromsø Academy of Contemporary Art, NO
2015 NOSTALGIA at LeLa contemporary Art gallery, Addis Ababa, ET

Group Exhibition
2019 (upcoming) RAM Gallery, NO
2019 (upcoming) B#Side War festival, group exhibition in Venice/Treviso -IT
2019 (Upcoming), Akershus kunstsenter, NO
2018 LNM’s 50th anniversary at kunstnerneshus, NO
2018 Høstutstillingen/autumnexhibition at kunstnerneshus , NO
2018 Young Invited, Gallery, LNM, NO
2018 The Process – Space, festival and exhibition, Russe, Bulgaria
2017 Lofoten International Art Festival (LIAF), Mondo, Represent Mondo , NO
2017 Portrait nu, Ljungberg Museum in Sweden, Dec SW
2017 Portrait now, The Museum of National History at Frederiksborg Castle May 2017, DK
2017 Tromsø Kunstakademiet MFA exhibition, Kunstforeningen, Tromsø, NO,
2017 Assuming public space, Public art project collaboration with Thomas Hirschorn (Tromsø ), NO
2017 Tallinn Noir, Group show at Estonian Academy of Arts, EST
2017 Urban Substitution, European Capital of Culture 2017, DK
2017 First edition of International Bad Video Art Festival Moscow, at A3 Gallery. RU
2016 Spring Screen Video Festival, Galleri Fisk, Bergen, NO
2016 Arctic moving image and film festival, Harstad, Northern NO
2016 Young Arctic Artists 2016-exhibition at Gallery Napa, FI
2016 ‘UNVEIL’ at Tromsø Academy of contemporary Art, NO
2016 Stockholm Independent Art Fair Sweden, group show, represent Small Project, SW

Open on: Saturday


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