Louise Jacobs

Louise can be visited sunday april 19th 12:00—18:00
The address to Louise's studio is Wergelandsveien 17, 0167 Oslo

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You can use public transit! The nearest stop is: National theatre/Holbergplass

I work primarily with personal desire; where longings, everyday material and verbal hallucinations are vented through performance, text and sculpture.

Emotions are my events.


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THE JACKET- C-print, A1, 2017
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THE LONELY SHEPHARD - Performance with trampoline and Kill Bill suit. Still from video documentation. Kunstnernes Hus, 2019
PORT D'AMSTERDAM- Unanswered email from 2011, A1-print, Memphis Gallery, Oslo, 2020
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SKINDRESS- still from video(02:17 min), 2020

Planned projects and exhibitions


A site-specific one-man performance in the studio at FKDS which include an IKEA loftbed, an actor and two martinis.

Premieres exclusively for OSLO OPEN.
18.04.20 @ 18.00



2017 – 2019 MFA, Oslo Academy of The Arts, Kunstakademiet, Oslo
2015 – 2016 Staedelschule, Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Kunste, Frankfurt
2015 – 2016 Current Musicological Studies, University of Oslo, Oslo
2009 – ­2013 BFA, The Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam
2010 – 2011 Pratt Institute, New York
2008­ – 2009 The Project School, Oslo
2006­ – 2008 The Ailey School, Certificate program, Modern Dance, New York


2020 Oslo Kommunes establishing scholarship
2019 – 2020 FKDS studio fellow, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo
2016 W-O-L-K-E residency, Brussels
2013 Kulturrådet, diversestipend


2020 “AUBADE”, AFV press, essay publication, Oslo
2019 THE SINE QUA NON’S, essays on scents, FKDS atelier, Oslo
2019 MA Graduation, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo
2019 Showroom No.1, solo show, Khio
2018 “Concerto Barocco”, solo show, Skylight/Himmelicht galleri, Khio, Oslo
2018 “La Femme D´Argent”, Chateau D´Elise, Khio, Oslo
2017 “Book of Seduction”, performance, After School Special, Bergen Kunsthall
2017 “SWANS LAKE”, w Elise MacMillan, the sauna, Khio, Oslo
2017 Poetry workshop/exhibition w Fadlabi and Ane Hjort-Guttu, Khartoum Contemporary Art Center, Oslo
2017 “Rome”, solo performance, Khartoum Contemporary Art Center, Oslo
2017 “LUCIA”, groupshow, performance and essay, QB gallery, Oslo
2016 “You Can´t Fake This Monument”, performance, Copenhagen Contemporary, København
2016 “You Can´t Fake This Monument”, essay, Politikens Boghal, København
2016 “I RUN GAME”, performance, Kvit Gallery, København
2016 “Opulent”, book launch, Cph Art Week, SØ gallery
2016 “Extreme Sharing”, IKEA Gentofte, group show, København