23.—24. april

Thomas Østbye

Adressen til Thomas sitt atelier er Waldemar Thranes gate 70 , 0173 Oslo
Atelieret er åpent søndag 24. april

dokumentariske videoarbeider og klima-aktivistiske stunt/happenings/aksjoner

video

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"Hurdasforhandlingene", video, 2021, Høg Standard
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"Enhver har rett til", Thomas Østbye, dokumentar, video, 2021, noplace,
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climatetrilogy #2, video, dokumentar, 2022
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Barnebarn, Thomas Østbye, video, 2021

CV

C.V. Thomas A Østbye (1979)
Sars’ gate 31M, 0562 Oslo, Norway
(+47) 41449611 – plymserafin@gmail.com – www.plymserafin.com

Thomas Østbye works with film, installations and public stunts. He runs the company PlymSerafin.

Upcomming
Tyngde – fiction
Society – documentary
Action / Climatetrilogy part 2 – observational doc on NVDA

Film & Interactive Works (selected screenings & exhibitions out of around 200)

Enhver har rett til / The Play of Everyman (Climatetrilogy part 1)
(2021, 31min, 20 min & 5 hour installation version, dokumentar)
Noplace, Nordnorsk Kunstnersenter, F15/folketsarena, Høg Standard, Kunsthall 3,14, Human idff, Norwegian Short Film Festival, BIFF, Jihlava Int DocFilmFestival (Czech r), Cinemas and Cinematek around Norway with discussion panels and conversation groups. Activist blokade, schools libraries etc

Tyngde – livemusikk/teater verson
(2020, 88 min, video, med live-musikk
Premiere Østfold Internasjonale Teater, Fredrikstad
Turnert i Østfold på kulturhus, kino og militærfort, Kino.

Ein Nabo
(2020, 4min, video, med Lowri Rees og Tordis Fosse)
Mottok Hederlig omtale i Viken Filmsenters koronafilm-konkurranse.

First Do No Harm
(2017, 18min, dcp)
Norwegian Short Film Festival, Signes de Nuit, Paris & Signos Da Noite Lisbon.

THINGS
(2016, 48min, dcp, 35mm)
Premiere in Opus Bonum(main competition) at Jihlava IDFF Czech Republic,
Kunstnernes Hus Kino (discussion with Arne Johan Vetlesen & Endre Eidsaa),
Oppland Kunstsenter & Cinemateket i Oslo.

Out of Norway
(2015, 43 min film, dcp)
NRK broadcasting, DAfilms, MoMA NY documentary fortnight, CPH:DOX, Cinemigrante, TIFF, Göteborg GIFF, Jihlava IDFF, Film Fra Sør, BIFF etc. UNHCR Award at FIFDH Paris.

17000 ISLANDS
(2013, 70min film, interactive website, installation)
Premiere at IDFA 2013 Nominated for Doclab Award, selected as Webby Awards Honoree, BIFF, Norwegian SFF, Pre launch at Sheffield Doc / Fest -Innovation Award, IFF Rotterdam – Cinemart, FIPA Biarritz, CPH:DOX, OGV II Gallery Jihlava, Galeri Nasional Indonesia, etc.

TAKE # 2
(2012, 7:30 min, dcp)
Rencontres Internationales Palais de Tokyo Paris, Norwegian SFF, Høstutstillingen, CPH:DOX, Casa del Cinema Rome, etc.

Imagining Emanuel
(2011, 50 min, film & dcp)
MoMA NY documentary fortnight, Hotdocs, Kassel dokfest, Macro Testaccio, NRK broadcasting, nominated for National tv awards and Prix Europa. Awarded at: DokumentART, CPH:DOX, Cinemigrante Argentina, The Ministry of Culture’s Human Rights Award, Special mention at Nordic Panorama etc.

HUMAN
(2009, 25min, 35mm)
Norwegian Short Film Festival (3 awards), Kassel dokfest (Goldener schlussel award), Høstutstillingen, Parabola ArtFilm Stockholm, eDit13 Frankfurt, Signes Nuit Paris, FIFA l’Art Montreal, Odense Int FF, Nordic Panorama Reykjavik, Nordox Beijing etc.

Veil / Slør
2007, 5min, dvcam stereo.
Torronto Worldwide Shortfilmfest, Trunk Nordic Art video festival, Sweden, Sheffield doc fest UK, in public space throughout Norway, in shopingcentres and backseats of oslo taxis, Organ 3, Exile filmfest Göteborg, etc.

6 Conceptions Of Freedom
2006, 20min, 35mm film, dolby SRD.
Silverdocs, USA, Euganea Moviemovement Italy(Awarded), Madrid Experimental Cinema, Spain, FIPA Biarritz France, Sheffield IDF. UK, Aye Aye Nancy, Kontakt Ukraine, Kongsvinger Prison, etc.

In your dreams / drømme kan du gjøre senere
2005/7, 6 min, 35mm stills, HDCAM-SR.
Høstutstillingen(Prix franqais award), BIFF, Nordic Panorama, Art4lux, S1 Artspace UK, Videomedeja Serbia, Porsgrunn art assos, Agder artcenter, John skies or Sally swims UKS, etc.

Shaping Up
2004, 6 min, s-8mm film, video.
Minimalen(Honorable mention), SYNCH electronic arts Greece, Dance for camera/Ultima, Video 2004 Nordic videoart Landmark, Pipshow3, Videodance Tessaloniki, Dance Screen IMZ UK, etc.

Other media & exhibitions (Recent works 2013-17)

De Elendige
(2018, fiction and documentary video as part of the theater play by Thomas Østgaard)
Premiered at Teater Innlandet, traveled 20 places in mid Norway.

Parallellaksjonen II
(2017, 16min looped multichannel installation)
exhibited at Jihlava IDFF, Czech

Parallellaksjonen
(2017, 20min looped multichannel installation)
solo exhibition(with several of my other works) at Oppland Kunstsenter, Lillehammer

Four Years installation
(2015, 50 min videoinstallation) solo exhibit at Akershus Kunstsenter.

17000 Islands destruction and recreation
(2013, 2 part installation: video monitor live destroyed, and interactive stand to destroy and make new video) exhibited at De Brakke Grond IDFA 2013, at Sheffield Innovation and at BIFF 2014.

Out of Norway – installation
(2013, 3 screen installation and text) Høstutstillingen / National art exhibition, Kunstnernes hus.

Imagining Reality
Solo exhibition at Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Rijeka (2013)
Included site spesific verson of WAHRHEIT, Waiting Dynamics, Human and installation montage of Take #2 with K. Leijons work Screening.

HUMAN
Solo exhibition, at GRETA Gallery, Zagreb 2013

Earlier works & exhibitions:
Change Mummified 2010, 3-track Videoinstallation at PolArt2010 Tromsø Kunstforening
TARZAN – the self dies not, when the body is slain (2010, Epoxy sculpture & Ecosphere)
Exhibited at Tromsø Art Assosiation “Polart 2010”. (Tarzan.. in collaboration with Janne Hoem)
WAITING DYNAMICS -becoming while waiting
2009 Video and light boxes exhibited at Skulpturarena ôst, C.B. Subway st. with Endre Tveitan. 2010 Group show Astronomical Frontiers BKS Garage, Denmark 2010.
STORY 2008, 12 min videoinstallation at “Unreturnable” group exhibition UKS.
SEDES 2008, 6 min video, exhibited at Nordnorsken, Bodø & Tromsø.
SI SEDES IS 2006, 3 track videoinstallation and sound bulbs. At the French Cultural Center Oslo
City of lost cameras 2007 Photoserial, action & sculpture, Organ festival 3, and around Oslo city.
PLYMSERAFIN 12 min vinyl split with Hazards of substance abuse, Superyoga records.
H&M Somasodoma 3 min animation, at Zoomin festival & Highlights from Grimstad, Rockefeller

Awards, Nominations, Recidencies, Grants

Bought by the Arts Council Norway.
Bought by Kunst i Skolen.

UNHCR Award at FIFDH Paris 2016. (Out of Norway)
Webby Awards Honoree, 2014 (17000 Islands)
Signis Award at CInemigrante Argentina 2012 (Imagining Emanuel)
NORDIC:DOX Award, CPH:DOX Copenhagen 2011 (Imagining Emanuel)
The Norwegian Ministry of Culture’s Human Rights Award 2011 (Imagining Emanuel)
Dokument ART Award, dokument ART Poland & Germany 2011 (Imagining Emanuel)
Honorary Mention at Nordic Panorama Aarhus 2011 (Imagining Emanuel)
Official selection at Hotdocs 2011 Canada and at MoMA’s Documentary Fortnight 2011 NYC
“The Golden Chair / Best Shortfilm Award” and
“The Film Critics Award” and
“The Filmworkers Union Award” at the Norwegian Shortfilmfestival 2009 (HUMAN)
Der Goldene Schlussel Award at Kassel Dokfilm Festival Germany, 2009 (HUMAN)
Prix Français at The National Art Exhibition (Høstutstillingen) 2005 (in your dreams)
Best Documentary Award at Euganea Movie Movement, Italy 2007 (6 conceptions)
Best Shortfilm Award at Bergen International Filmfestival 2005 (in your dreams)
Special Mention at Minimalen 2004 (Shaping Up)

Nominated for Prix Europa 2012 (Imagining Emanuel)
Nominated for Gullruten/National tv awards 2011, best documentary (Imagining Emanuel)
Nominated for the Governments Human Rights Award 2006 (in your dreams)
Nominated for the Amanda Awards – Best Norwegian Short 2005 (in your dreams)

Working grant for Artists from Arts Council Norway 2012
Diverse stipend Kulturrådet 2009
Oslo by’s Kulturstipend for filmkunstnere 2007.
Vederlagsfondets stipend. 2006

Residency at Circolo Scandinavo, Rome 2014
Invited artist at ATP scientific cruize in the Arctic. Arctos & PolArt 2009
Residency at Cite International des Arts, Paris 2006

Other:
Associate Professor (1. Amanuensis) parttime at Nordland Kunst og Film Høgskole