17.—18. april

A K Dolven

A K Dolven er kunstner med virke i Oslo og Lofoten. Dolvens kunstnerskap involverer arbeid i flere typer media; maling, fotografi, performance, skulptur, film og lyd. 
Temaer som går igjen i hennes omfattende kunstnerskap er representasjoner av naturkrefter og deres dype resonans med menneskets følsomhet. Mellommenneskelige relasjoner og handlinger står sentralt i hennes virke, og mange av hennes performance-baserte arbeider involverer samarbeid med andre mennesker.


A K Dolven´s verk er i diverse samlinger; Art Institute of Chicago; Kunsthalle Bern; Philadephia Museum of Art; Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin; IKON Gallery, Birmingham; Nasjonalmuseet , Oslo; KIASMA, Helsinki; Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum, Tromsø; Louisiana Museum of Art , Copenhagen

Diverse

Img 1997
this is a tall political painting (oil on aluminium, 500 x 125cm) 2020
A k dolven untuned bell 2010 2020 photo: alette schei rørvik (koro)xs dsc 6169
Untuned Bell (Oslo Harbour, Oslo)
8   a k dolven seng (bed) 2019 installation at oslo airport
seng (Fauske Arctic marble) 2019 (permanently installed at Gardermoen)
Screen shot 2016 09 20 at 16.03.56
amazon (16mm film still) 2006

Planlagte prosjekter og utstillinger

Pga. Covid er diverse prosjekt på vent.
Retrospektiv Nasjonalmuseet Oslo 2024.

CV

Lives and works in Oslo and Lofoten, Norway.

1953 Born in Oslo
1972–1973 École des Beaux-Arts Aix-en-Provence
1978–1979 École National Supérieur des Beaux-Arts, Paris
1982–1986 Statens Kunstakademi, Oslo
1987–1988 Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs grant, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin

Selected solo exhibitions

(2024) Retrospectice, The New National Museum, Oslo, Norway.
(2019) hitting a mountain with snow on my left and right shoulder, Trondheim Kunstmuseum, Norway
(2016) ahead, Svalbard Kunsthalle, Longyearbyen, Norway
(2015) please return, IKON Gallery, Birmingham, UK
(2013) when I discovered the end I wanted to live really long , Kunsthall 44 Moen –Rene Block, Moen, Denmark
(2010) the day the sky became my ground, Sörlandets Kunstmuseum, Norway
(2010) looking for balance, Platform China, Beijing, China
(2007) what can I do for you, Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo, Norway
(2004) DA2 Domus Artium, Salamanca, Spain
(2004) moving mountain, CAC Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania; AroS, Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark; Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway
(2004) from last winter, Munch Museum, Oslo, Norway
(2001) South London Gallery, London, UK
(2001) headlights, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo, Norway
(2001) stairs, Staatliches Museum Schwerin, Germany
(2001) Kunsthalle Nurnberg, Nürnberg, Germany
(2001) Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Switzerland
(2001) Kunstnernes Hus, Olso, Norway
(2000) Fred-Thieler Prize, Berlinische Galerie Berlin, Germany
(1999) Video Gallery, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, USA
(1989) Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany

Selected group exhibitions
(2019) I Hear Your Dream: Contemporary Art from Norway. OCAT Shanghai, Shanghai, China.
(2019) The Quebec City Biennial: Small Between the Stars, Large Against the Sky, Québec, Canada
(2018) The Thailand Biennale: Edge of the Wonderland, Krabi, Thailand
(2017) Dreamers Awake, White Cube, London
(2016) this is a political (painting), Kunsthall Trondheim, Norway
(2016) The Shadow Never Lies, 21st Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China
(2015) Art/Nature, Museum für Naturkunde Berlin, Germany
(2014) PLAY, Helsinki Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
(2013) Desire Lines, ACCA The Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, Australia
(2012) Guangzhou Triennial 2012, Guangzhou, China
(2012) New Nordic – Architecture & Identity, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, Denmark
(2011) Vidéo & Après, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
(2009) There is No Road, Laboral Centro de Arte, Gijon, Spain
(2007) Pain, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany
(2006) Melancholie, Genie und wahnsinn in der Kunst, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany
(2004) Berlin/North, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany
(2003) 46664 –1 Minute of Art to Aids, Green Point Stadium, Cape Town, South Africa
(2002) Hollywood Revisited, Aarhus Kunstmueum, Aarhus, Denmark.
(2000) Norden, Kunsthalle Vienna, Austria
(1999) The 6th International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey
(1996) Strangers in the Arctic, AGO, Ontario, Canada
(1990) JETZ BERLIN, Malmö Art Hall, Sweden
(1986) Borealis, DAAD Galerie, Berlin

Selected public artworks
(2010-2020) Untuned Bell, Honnørbrygga, Oslo, Norway.
(2018) 40 voices, Rankweil, Austria
(2017) Tours voices, CCC, Tours, France
(2014) I found I found, Stormen Cultural Quarter, Bodø, Norway
(2012) Out of Tune, Folkestone, UK
(2011) The Finnish Untuned Bell, Ekenäs, Finland

Awards
2005 Prins Eugen – medal from Sweden
2000 Fred-Thieler Prize, Berlinische Galerie, Berlin

Selected collections
Her work is included in collections such as The Art Institute of Chicago (USA),12 Philadelphia Museum of Art (USA), Arts Council Collection (UK), Hoffmann Collection, KIASMA, La Gaia Collection, Goetz Collection, Fundacion Salamanca Ciudad de Cultura (Spain), Kunsthalle Bern (Switzerland), Küpferstichkabinett (Germany), Leipzig Collection of Contemporary Galleries (Germany), Louisiana Museum of Modern Art (Denmark), Malmö Museum (Sweden), Museum of Contemporary Art (Norway), and the Museum of Contemporary Art (Denmark).