17.—18. april

Julia Boracco

Approaching textile with a figurative, painterly intention, I explore the intersection between sculptural practice and the painting.
Through seams and with a paintbrush, I work in layers with silk in different qualities, from light almost transparent organza to heavier types like raw silk and velvet. With textile pigments like Drimaren and remazol I paint figurative paintings in large format where three-dimensional landscapes arise.
With a semi-figurative imagery, characterized by archaic figures and symbols, I work thematically with series that form narratives. The thematics are often based on ideas about the inner, our moral gray areas, and the conflict between individual and collective progress. I use myths and philosophical concepts as a framework, and produce imagined scenarios placed I a contemporary context.


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Planned projects and exhibitions

Alumni Festival, KHIO


‘On on One’ (2020), solo exhibition, initiated by Kari Skippervold, Gressholmen Kro, Oslo
‘Guiltier Pleasures’ (2020), initiated by Petter Wang, Atelier Oblivion, Oslo
‘Østlandsutstillingen’ (2020), Kunstbanken Hedmark Kunstsenter, Hamar & Buskerud Kunstsenter, Drammen
‘Avgang 2020: I don’t have a clue how to become an internet-based ceramicist’ (2020), Oslo National Academy of the Arts, world wide web
SOG’ (2019), Tveten Gård Galleri, Oslo
‘Limbo 9-5’ (2019), Slurpen, Oslo
‘Can A Fish See the Sea’ (2019), Oslo National Academy of the Arts, Oslo
‘The Issue Of Ignorance’ (2019), HYMEN magazine, Oslo
‘Salong de femme’ (2018), Studio GGG, Oslo
‘Artist Tree’ (2018), initiated by Ann Iren Buan, Astrup Fearnley Museum, Oslo
‘Avgangsutstilling bachelor i medium- og materialbasert kunst’ (2018), Oslo National Academy of the Arts, Oslo
‘Got it for cheap’ (2017), Gallery Golsa, Oslo
‘Force Majeure’ (2017), RAM Gallery, Oslo
‘Beasts of the thundra’ (2017), self-initiated – public space, Reykjavik
‘Late night’ (2017), initiated by Christian Tony Norum, Munch Museum, Oslo
‘Pluss Pluss’ (2016), Black Box, Oslo
‘Er det sol hver dag blir det ørken’ (2016), Galleri Seilduken, Oslo
‘Ashamed @ Home’ (2016), Galleri Seilduken, Oslo
‘Urkunsten’ (2015), Hvitsten Salong, Hvitsten

Arts Council Norway — Grant: Diversestipend for Nyutdannede Kunstnere (2020)
Bildende Kunstneres Hjelpefond — Student Grant (2019)
‘The Studio House in Arcueil’, residency, Paris (2018)