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)

Tørlen, Lillian

Ceramics and other materials

Making site-specific works, I am interested in how people experience their immediate surroundings. Through sculptures and installations in various materials I invite the viewer to re-evaluate spaces, to pause and consider a chain of events, or to simply contemplate the dialogue happening between the piece and the space.

Some times the pieces are subtle, almost blending into the environment, and not necessarily discovered straight away. Other times they stand out as a contrast, and are impossible to miss.

Member of NK

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On the corner on top of the wall (one piece from site specific installation), Vestlandsutstillingen 2019
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What you don't know (detail), Nordnorsk Kunstnersenter 2018
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Resonance (detail), for CHART DESIGN 2017, Copenhagen
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In the Wake of Standing Still, Møre og Romsdal Kunstsenter 2015

Planned projects and exhibitions

2019: Steinbeisser Experimental Gastronomy events, Vienna
2019: Project room, Galleri Format, Oslo
2020: Exhibition Tegnerforbundet, Oslo


2009 – 2011: Master in Medium and Materialbased art, Oslo National Academy of the Arts
1998 ‐ 2001: BA Art & Design, Central St. Martin’s College, London
1995 ‐ 1997: Ålesund Art School, Ålesund

2016: Levels of Attachment and Belonging
Galleri Format, Oslo
2015: In the Wake of Standing Still
Møre og Romsdal Kunstsenter, Molde

2019: Østlandsutstillingen 2019,
Røgden Bruk, Finnskogen
2019: Vi er stedene, Vestlandsutstillingen 2019,
Kunstmuseet Kube, Ålesund
2018: Converging Bodies : Contemporary Norwegian Ceramics, Patrick Parrish, New York
2018: Object with Love,
Biennale Interieur, Belgia
2018: Galleri Format utstilling,
CHART, København
2018: Trans-form,
Mint, London Design Festival
2018: Galleri Format,
CHART, København
2018: En ulykke kommer sjelden alene
Nordnorsk Kunstnersenter, Svolvær
2018: Norwegian Presence,
Milan Design Week, Milano
2017: Kunsthåndverk 2017
Nordenfjeldske Kunstindustrimuseum, Trondheim
2017: A Colour Composition
Den Norske Ambassade, Stockholm
2015: HERFRA
KUBE, Ålesund
2015: Kunsthåndverk 2015
Kunstindustrimuseet, Oslo
2015: Norwegian Presence
Milan Design Week, Milano
2014: Kunsthåndverk 2014
KODE, Bergen
2014: In the Margins of our Minds
Dublin Castle, Irland
2014: Ålesund Kunstfagskole jubileumsutstilling
Ålesund Kunstforening
2013: Third European Triennale for Ceramics and Glass,
Grande Halle des Anciens Abattoirs de Mons, Belgia
2013: Heavy, woollen, swollen and dry
Lørenskog Kunstforening.
2012: NON STOP
Galleri Format, Bergen
2011: Festival International des Écoles d’Art (Le Printemps de Septembre)
École des beaux‐arts, Toulouse

2015: Colours on the Run
Brundalen Skole, Trondheim

2017: Resonance for CHART DESIGN.
Outdoor installation along a 1 km long route in Copenhagen.

2018: Project support for Vestlandsutstillingen 2019, Kulturfondet
2018: NKs travelsupport international
2017: Stikk for Resonance for CHART, UD
2016: Haystack stipend
2018: NKF Project grant visual arts for Vestlandsutstillingen 2019
2016: Exhibiton grant for Levels of Attachment and Belonging, Kulturfondet
2016: Working grant (3 years)
2014: State Exhibiton grant for In the Wake of Standing Still
2013: Exhibition grant Heavy, woollen, swollen and dry, Kulturrådet
2012: State working grant for younger artists (3 years)
2011: Fund for Art and Design students, KHIO

Open on: Saturday


Studio Brenneriet

Maridalsveien 3, inngang R, 0178 Oslo
Møllerveien or Schous plass