TOVE KOMMEDAL | Find Your Eyes vol. 4
Tove Kommedal (b. 1970 in Stavanger, Norway, lives and work in Stavanger), she works with a variety of media, always selected according to the needs of each project. Her work has a socio-political underpinning and is often relational in tone. The main trajectory is research-based, involving experimentation with the social potential of art, whether on a material or conceptual level. A recurring theme in Kommedals work is the individual’s vulnerability in society.
Kommedal participated in several international exhibitions such as the Spring Exhibition at Charlottenborg Copenhagen 2017, Wilderness curated by Anne Haaning and Wendy Plovmand at New Shelter Plan in Copenhagen (2015) and The 4th International Video Art Exhibition in Taiwan, The Return of the Ghost (2014).
Other recent exhibitions include at, Studio 17 Stavanger, Oppland Art Center 2017, Telemark Art Center (2017/16) and Hå Oldprestegard 2015. She also participated in the Constitution in 2014, who owns the story? Power, art and democracy, the Stavanger Art Museum and the annual Vestlands exhibition, where she also debuted.
INGEBORG KVAME | Find Your Eyes vol. 2
Foto: Jan Inge Haga
Ingeborg Kvame (b1978) lives and works in Stavanger, Norway.
Kvame is concerned with inner nature and undefined spaces. She works with textile, drawing, objects and installations, and uses this to investigate the hidden and enigmatic aspects of life, through simple, sensuous abstractions, that often contains a somewhat mysterious undertone.
Kvame has a Bachelor of Arts (First Class Honours degree) in painting from Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen, Scotland. Seleced solo exhibitions: Inn i naturen, Oslo Utmark, Østmarka forest in Oslo (2016); Å møte Eva i skogen, Studio 17, Stavanger (2015); Slow motion, Bryne Kunstforening, Bryne (2015); T//O//T, Grünerløkka Kunsthall, Oslo (2013). Selected group exhibitions: En kollektiv psykogeografisk guide til Oslo, Tegnebiennalen, Oslo (2016); Boblen, kuppelkupp, Stavanger Art Museum (2016); Den enes brød den andres død, curator Lars Sture, Vestlandsutstillingen (2014), Flag New York City, curator Randi Grov Berger, Pavilion Without Walls, Performa 13 (2013).
Kvames work is featured with an in-depth interview in Fukt# 12, Magazine for contemporary drawing, and she is represented in the collection of Stavanger Art Museum, Haugesund Art Society and the Royal Scottish Academy of Art & Architecture.
PER KRISTIAN NYGÅRD | Find Your Eyes vol. 3
Per Kristian Nygård is born 1979 in Arendal, lives in Svartlamon and works in Trondheim at Lademoen Artist Studios.Nygård holds an MFA from Malmö Art Academy (2010).
His site specific installations and sculptures exploring the intersection of architecture and ideology have been exhibited since then extensively. In recent years he has been part of an experimental housing project at Svartlamon in Trondheim, where 5 families have built their houses with their own hands, which they will later rent from the non-profit organization Svartlamon Boligstiftelse .
Nygaard has exhibited amongst others at Galleri NoPlace in Oslo, ARoS, Århus Art Museum, the Miró Foundation in Barcelona, Akershus Art Center and RAKE showroom in Trondheim.