27 & 28 April 2019

Oslo Opens Reference group
Astrup Fearnley Museum for Moderne Art
Atelier Nord
Ekebergparken
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)

Becker, Signe

Installation/sculpture/fotography/painting

Signe Becker (b.1981) lives in Oslo working transdisciplinary with fine art and scenography. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the Academy of Performing Arts in Fredrikstad (2006), and a master’s degree from the Oslo Academy of the Arts (2008) and has just started as a PhD student in artistic development work at the Oslo Academy of the Arts, exploring the potential for drama in the space between the theater space and the gallery space.
Through formats such as textile, painting, photography, performance and film Becker is acting and responding critically to our time. In recent years she has worked on a number of art and theater / dance productions both in Norway and abroad. Her short film “Paradise” was shown during the Autumn Exhibition and the Short Film Festival in Grimstad 2014, she was Norway’s representative during the Prague Quadrennial 2015, she is twice nominated for the Hedda Award as the Year’s Scenographer and received together with Ingri Fiksdal the Critic Award for Dance 2014.
Currently, Becker is working on an installation consisting of several paintings for an exhibition at Gallery Noplace, which opens May 3.

Member of NBK, UKS

Signe becker silkeserien
Signe Becker Silkeserien 01/10 Textile/Photography A3 2018 Exhibited at Velvet Ropes, Gallery Golsa
Signe becker stormen
Signe Becker. The Tempest. Textile installation 40X40 m. 2016. Outdoor performance, Haugesund Teater,Vibrandsøy. Foto credit: Signe Becker
Signe becker archive fever
Signe Becker. Archive Fever. Textile installation. 25x10x6 m. 2016. Exhibited in Darmstadt, Germany. Foto credit: Signe Becker
Signe becker paradis
Signe Becker. Paradise. Short movie. 2014. Short movie exhibited at the Autumn Exhibition in Oslo and the short film festival in Grimstad 2014. Still from movie.

Planned projects and exhibitions

Scenography and costumes for Carte Blanche, Bergen, februar 2019
Exhibition at Gallery Noplace, Oslo, mai 2019

CV

CV
Signe Becker (1981). Lives in Oslo, Norway.

EDUCATION
2018 – 2022 PhD in artistic research, Oslo National Academy of the Arts
2006 – 2008 Oslo National Academy of the Arts, MA Design, Visual Communication
2003 – 2006 Norwegian Theatre Academy, Fredrikstad, BA Scenography
2000 – 2001 Romerike Folkehøgskole, Scenography

EXHIBITIONS / PERFORMANCE
2018 Still Life, The Antifestival, Kuopio, Finnland. Samarbeid med koreograf Rosalind Goldberg og komponist Ingvild Langgård.
2018 Velvet Ropes, Golsa Gallery, Oslo.
2017 Sacrifice, tekstil installasjon. Samarbeid med Iceland Dance Company.
2016 Archive Fever, installation. Cooperation with composer Lars Petter Hagen, Darmstadt.
2015 Representing Norway at the Prague Quadrennial 2015. Installation, Prague.
2015 Paradis, video, Norwegian Short film festival, Grimstad.
2014 Paradis, video, The Autumn Exhibition, Oslo.
2012 Best Measured When Down, Duo exhibition with photographer Alette Schei Rørvik, Galleri Podium, Oslo.
2012 Podiums Gulv, cooperation with Podium, What a Mess, Fredrikstad Kunsthall. Installation, Fredrikstad.
2012 Entertain, group exhibition, Bergen Kjøtt, Bergen. Installation.
2011 Trøndelagsutstillingen, Trøndelag Center for Contemporary Art, Trondheim. Photographs.
2011 LOL, Plusspluss ved Black Box Teater. Photograph.
2010 Shadowlands Performance by Ingri Fiksdal/Ingvild Langgård/Signe Becker. Akershus Kunstnersenter.
2009 Filmsuppen, group exhibition at Galleri Podium, Oslo. Art movie.
2008 Avgangsutstillingen MA Designfag 2008, The Foundation for Design and Architecture in Norway Oslo.
2008 A shot in the dark, Galleri Podium, Oslo. Performance.
2006 Lorca Project, Fredrikstad Church. Performance.
2006 Is, Galleri Podium, Oslo. Videoinstallation.
2002 Pink, Solo Exhibition, Dromedar Kaffebar, Trondheim. Paintings.
1998 – 2000 Group exhibition, Bryggeutstillingen i Råkvåg. Paintings.
1998 Trøndelagsutstillingen, Trøndelag Center for Contemporary Art, Trondheim. Painting.

SCENOGRAPHY / PERFORMANCE
2018 Somatøs Samling, Pernille Holden/Ingeleiv Berstad, Black Box Teater, Oslo.
2018 Deep Field, kostymer for Ingri Fiksdal, Black Box Theater, Oslo.
2018 Manifest United, Verk Produksjoner, Black Box Theater, Oslo.

2017 Sense, made by Becker/Fiksdal/Langgård, Dansens Hus Oslo.
2017 New Skin, made by Becker/Langgård, Black Box Theater, Oslo.
2017 Steppeulven, directed by Espen Klouman Høiner, Black Box Theater, Oslo.

2016 LIVE – Sorgarbeid, directed by Eirik Fauske, Black Box Theater.
2016 The Tempest, Erlend Samnøen, Haugesund Theatre, Vibrandsøy.
2016 Wishful Beginnings, Verk Produksjoner, Black Box Theater, Oslo.
2016 VÅR!, Erlend Samnøen, Trøndelag Theatre, Trondheim.

2015 Cosmic Body, Ingrid Fiksdal, Black Box Theatre, Oslo.
2015 Majka, jenta frå verdsrommet, Dramatikkens Hus, Oslo.

2014 Paradise Now, Verk Produksjoner, Black Box Theatre, Oslo.
2014 HOODS, Fiksdal/Becker, Black Box Theatre, Oslo.
2014 Return of the problem, scenography and actor, Publikum, Furuseth, Oslo.

2013 Stormen, Henie Onstad Kunstnersenter (HOK), Oslo.
2013 Broene, Brageteateret, Drammen.
2013 De Nære Ting, Trøndelag Theatre, Trondheim.
2013 Stalker, Verk Produksjoner, Black Box Theatre, Oslo.

2012 The Broadcast Party, cooperation with Anders Mossling og Anders Paulin, an happening in Black Box Theatre foyer, Oslo.
2012 Speaking &Building, Eva Cecilie Richardsen, Bergen.
2012 Night Tripper, cooperation with Ingvild Langgård og Ingri Fiksdal, Wien (Brut), Bristol, Oslo
(Black Box Theatre) og Kuopio (Anti Festival).
2012 Lindås, Eirik Fauske with family, Theatre Avant Garden,Trondheim.
2012 De Grenseløse, Hege Haagenrud Produksjoner, Den Kulturelle Skolesekken, Oslo.
2011 Build me a mountain, Verk Produksjoner, Black Box Theatre, Oslo/Baltic Circle, Helsinki.
2011 Adventure without risk is Disneyland, Hege Haagenrud Produksjoner, Dansens Hus, Oslo.
2011 Brødmannens memoarer,Vassvik/Haugen/Harstad, Black Box Theatre, Oslo.
2011 Den Nyvaksne Mannen, Eirik Fauske, Teater Avant Garden, Trondheim.
2011 The Orchard Ballads, cooperation with Ingri Fiksdal/Ingvild Langgård, BIT Teatergarasjen, Bergen/
Black Box Teater, Oslo.
2011 Den Nyvaksne Mannen, Eirik Fauske, HINT, Verdal/Avant garden, Trondheim.
2010 The eternal smile, Verk Produksjoner, Black Box Theatre, Oslo.
2010 Oppdraget, Susanne Øglænd/Finn Iunker/Rolf Erik Nystrøm, The Ultima festival, House of Drama, Oslo.
2010 Superglad, Hege Haagenrud Produksjoner, Kulturelle Skolesekken.
2009 Salt-n-pepper serverer den tredje sjimpanse, Søstrene Andrews, Black Box Theatre, Oslo.
2009 Grus, Fiksdal/Lie, Dansens Hus, Oslo.
2009 Play Alter Native, Verk Produksjoner, Black Box Theatre, Oslo.
2009 PresentENDing, Fiksdal/Lie, Black Box Theatre, Oslo/Rogaland Theatre, Stavanger.
2009 33 Sanger fra underetasjen, Beg&Aching, vist på Grusomhetens Theatre.
2009 Kjelvikspelet, Kjelvika, Nord-Norge. Costumes.
2009 Embargo, Transitteateret Bergen, Ole Bull Scene, Bergen.
2008 Dealing with Helen, Verk Produksjoner, Black Box Theatre, Oslo.
2008 The Answering Machine, Black Box Theatre, Oslo.
2007 Fucking Beauty, Uendelig Teater, Nordland Theatre, Mo i Rana.
2007 Valget 2007, commercial movie Fantefilm, Oslo.
2007 Flux, commercial movie, Fantefilm, Oslo.
2006 Ifigeneia, Verk Produksjoner, Black Box Theatre, Oslo.
2006 Hjerteklipp, Anne Sewitsky, eksamensfilm, Filmskolen i Lillehammer.

STIPEND
2015 State Scholarship, other artists group, 1 year.
2013 State Scholarship, scenography, 2 years.
2012 Art Scholarship, Fine Art, Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond, 1 year.
2011 Art Scholarship, Fine Art, diversestipend.
2010 Art Scholarship, Scenography, diversestipend.

ANNET
2016 Nominated for the norwegian Hedda Award as best scenographer for Cosmic Body.
2015 Representing Norway at the Prague Quadrennial 2015.
2014 Received the award «Kritikerprisen», dance, together with Ingri Fiksdal for the performance HOODS.
2014 Lecture Språklig nydannelse i kunsten, House of Drama, Oslo.
2013 Nominated for the norwegian Hedda Award as best scenographer for Build Me A Mountain and Stalker.
2012 Curator and organizational responsible for “++”, an art exhibition at Black Box Theatre from 2011 to 2013.
2011 Lecture Scenografi! at Meteor, Bergen.
2011 Den Nyvaksne Mannen, workshop with actor students at the Høyskolen i Nord-Trøndelag, cooperation with Eirik Fauske.
2011 Camp Trafo, workshop with students at the Bomuldsfabrikken and Hovefestivalen, Arendal.
2009-2016 Board Member at Galleri Podium, Oslo.

Open on: Saturday

Address

Atelier CK2

Christian Kroghs gate 2, 0186 Oslo
Brugata/Hausmannsgate

www.signebecker.com