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CHRISTIAN TONY NORUM

Born 1980. Lives and works in Oslo

 

EDUCATION

2010-12 MA Billedkunst, Statens kunstakademi, Oslo 

2007-10 BA Billedkunst, Statens kunstakademi, Oslo

 

SELECTED SOLO SHOWS

 

2020 Kunstverien ST. Pauli Hamburg, DE

2019 Gallery K, Fields of linen, hips of mountain chains in the wind, Oslo, NO

Duoshow with Andrea Bakketun, Portal, Nationalgallery, Oslo, NO

2018 Triumph Gallery, Contemporary Art Museum in Moscow, RU

The National Gallery, Oslo, NO

Oslo Kunstforening, NO

Trøndelag Senter for Samtidskunst, NO

2017 Galleri K, The Oceans Blue Dots in the Black Backdrop, Oslo, NO Edvard Munchs

House in Warnemunde, DE

QB Gallery, Oslo, NO

2016 Chanting Chirping (Chiroptera) All Clamoring Elevator Dings, The Munch Museum,

Oslo, NO Cabaret Voltaire in Zurich for 1857 Gallery, Manifesta 1I, Biennale for

Contemporary Art, CH Edvard Munch ́s Ekely, Black holes in state of minds, Oslo,

NO

2015 Edvard Munch ́s studio at Ekely, I ́m living in history, Alle tiders Kunst, NO

Performance at 1857 Gallery, Driving a Bus to Theodor Kittelsens house in Hvitsten, NO

Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo, NO

Trafo Kunsthall, Asker, NO

Bærum Kulturhus, Akershus, NO

2014 Det blir spilt gramofon på veien. Edvard Munch ́s Ekely, Oslo, NO

The forest is the most holy place. You can hear the pope from Rome, Røgden bruk,

Finnskogen, NO

2013 The dog with the dirty hands. Landings project space, Arena Vestfossen, Buskerud,

NO, I can see for miles and miles, Noplace, Oslo, NO

 

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

2020

Frise Kunstlerhause Hamburg 40 years, DE

Kunsthall Oslo Collective Chaosmos, NO

2019 The Munchmuseum in Oslo Exit, NO, Havana Biennale Cuba, collateral secret spot.

Kunsthall Oslo, How the universe works NO.

Rogaland Kunstnersenter, duoutstilling with Herman Ernest Mbamba.

2018 Kunsthall Oslo, NO. Labor Gallery, Cologne, DE 

Juleutstillingen, Kunstnerforbundet,Oslo NO

2017 Juleutstillingen, Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo, NO

Sleuths of time travel poetry, 2025 Gallery, Hamburg, DE

Wildlife sculpture park, NO

2016 Steinnedleggelsesseremoni, performance with Marianne Heier, Morten Krohg and

Marthe Ramm Fortun, The Munch Museum, Oslo, NO

Hvitsten Art walk, Hvitsten salong, NO

New talents biennale Cologne, iD new talents, Cologne, DE

2015 Oslo kunstforening, Sparebankstiftelsen DNB art price (winner), NO

Open video, Space 4235, Genova, IT

Grafikkavdelingen visning av utvalg A. Jorn og yngre kunstnere, Kunstnerforbundet, NO

Teletext on TV in DE, CH and AUS, Ars Electronica Center, Linz, AUS

Ulving kunsthandel, Åsgårdstrand, NO

Pink Cube, Oslo, NO

Trafo Kunsthall, Asker, NO

The Prague Quadrennial of Performance, Design and Space, Prague, CZ

Galleri LNM, Independent bird on canvas abstracted by a poetic world, Oslo, NO Oslo

Rådhus, Rådhusgalleriet, Oslo, NO

Papay Gyro Nights International Art Festival, Hong Kong and Orkney Islands, UK

Performance with Frog King, Cattle Depot Artist Village, Art Basel, Hong Kong

Tilfældet Oslo, Ringsted Galleri, DK

2014 Vector Oslo, Essay collection, Release at Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo and MoMA PS1,

New York Art Book Fair, NY

Descend along my eyelashes, UKS, Oslo, NO

Fluxus Autonomus, Theodor Kittelsens house, Hvitsten, NO Tunnelsyn, Trafo kunsthall,

Asker, NO

Reisebrev mangesteds fra, performance with A. Bakketun & S.L. Haaland, Tidene rundt

Kristianiabohemen, C.Krohg Gl. Strand, Copenhagen, DK

Billedhuggerforeningen, Oslo, NO

2013 Malmö Nordic, Malmö konsthall, SE

Touristification, when the storm wallows around the house, (A) Void Gallery, Prague, CZ

Unge inviterte, Galleri LNM, Oslo, NO

De ureelle enemerker, Røgden bruk, Finnskogen, NO

The Bathers at Edvard Munch ́s house, Ramme Gaard, Hvitsten, NO

Colomborama, W17, Kunstnernes hus, Oslo, NO

Papay Gyro Nights, International Contemporary Art Festival, Orkney Islands, UK

 

2012 Salta Bambolina, Dogs from Caracas, curated by 1857, with Petter Ballo and Henrik Lie, Kaleidioscope Artfair, Roma Contemporary Arena, Macro Testaccio, Macro Museum, Rome, IT

Milli Vanilli, Grünerløkka Kunsthall, Oslo, NO

Circus Caracas Cerberus, Høstutstillingen på Oslo S, Kunsthall Oslo, NO

Gavu Cheb Museum, Prague, CZ

BOA Open, Galleri BOA, Oslo, NO

Stranda Kunstforening, NO

MA Degree show, Statens kunstakademi, Kunstnernes hus, Oslo, NO

7. Berlin biennale, Berlin, DE

Calma Maria Magdalena,18 st. Artcenter, Los Angeles, USA

Galleri Premiss, Bergen, NO

Watercolors injection flout of the soul, The Royal Academy, Copenhagen, DK Com-andante

brutale, Tidens krav, Oslo, NO

Word perfect, Noplace, Oslo, NO

2011 Hope u guess my name uhm uhm, Mejan, The Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm, SE

Paralellaksjonen, Kunsthall Oslo, NO

Slum dogs not millionaires, Noplace, Oslo, NO

The instinct of collaboration, One star press, Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, NO

Stribsenberg collection of modern art, curated by Christian T. Norum. UKS, Oslo,

NO Ghost Finger, Tidens Krav, Oslo, NO

The institute of social hypocrisy, Oslo, NO

Vamos ala playa, Podium, NO

More Pricks than Kicks, Galleri Mymälä, Helsinki, FI

2010 Prosjektrommet P0, Curated by Dag Erik Elgin and Trude Iversen, Oslo, NO

Skulpturbiennalen, Det geografiske oppmåling, Oslo, NO

Salong 2010, Rod Bianco Gallery, Oslo, NO

Mums and Dads, Curated by Annika Strøm, Kunstnernes hus, Oslo, NO

BA Degree show, The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Tullinløkka Kunsthall, Oslo

Spring 2010 Oil on wood, Dortmund Bodega, Oslo, NO

Nasjonalgalleriet i solnedgang, Tullinløkka, In relation to Untuned Bell by AK. Dolven, Oslo, NO

Degenerert kunst! High and luv, Sungam Noty Gallery Tjuvholmen, Oslo, NO

2009 Onestarpress, Release of artist book: Hunting Cabochon, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, NO

Multiple stress press, Museum of Contemporary art, Oslo, NO

Hotch Potch, MKII in Hackney, London, UK

Are Blytt and Declan Rooney curate something nice, Kunstprojects, Berlin, DE

You know these days painted by umbrellas, Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, NO 

Hotch potch, Bjarne Melgaards studio, Oslo, NO

Floating island excerpts, Curated by Christian Tony Norum, (Venice Biennale) Venice, IT

The ongoing show, Curated by Christian Tony Norum, Paris, FR 

Cryptocrystalline, Die Fabriek, Eindhoven, NL

 

GRANTS AND PRICES

2018 Arts Council Norway, 3 year work grant 

2016 Ingrid Lindbäck Landgaards stipend

Arts Council Norway, 2 year work grant for young artists Arts Council Norway, Project grant

Arts Council Norway, Exhibition grant

2015 Sparebankstiftelsen (DNB) Artprice, Oslo Kunstforening NBK, BKV, Work grant

The Norwegian embassy in Bejing, Travel grant

2014 Ingrid Lindbäck Langaard stipend. Kulturaadet prosjektstøtte

NBK, BKV, Work grant

2013 International support, OCA

2012 BKH grant

2010 and 2012 Grant on completion of art studies, Norwegian Arts Council

 

SELECTED CURIATORIAL PROJECTS

2016 The Munch Museum, Chanting Etc, Oslo, NO

2015 Edvard Munch ́s Ekely, Menneskeberget, Oslo, NO

2014 Skogul Gondul, videoprogram composed in collaboration with Andrea Bakketun, for

Papay

Gyro Nights, Orkney Islands and Hong Kong

2010 Henrik Plenge Jackobsen ́s collection, Curated by Christian Tony Norum, with Matias

Faldbakken, Stephan Dillemuth, Henrik Plenge Jackobsen and Karl Holmquist amongst !

others, Oslo, NO

 

RESIDENCIES

Edvard Munchs house in Warnemunde, DE

Edvard Munchs Ekely, Skøyen, Oslo, NO

Moly Sabata Foundation Albert Gleizes. Sablons, FR Villa Moderne, Paris, FR Papay Gyro

Nights Orkney Islands, UK

 

PRESS

2017 Et Rockeliv, critique by Stian Gabrielsen, Kunstkritikk

Open letter to Oslo Kommune, Morgenbladet

2016 Det umulige blir mulighet, critique Kunstnerforbundet, by Tommy Ohlsson,

Klassekampen

Bartenders behind the painting, Munch Museum report, Mariann Enge, Kunstkritikk

Kommende: Tingenes kretsløp, by Tine Semb, Billedkunst 2015 Med inspirasjon fra

Munch, article, Heidi Borud, Aftenposten

Artist Portrait, Magasinet KUNST

 

Tar opp arven fra Munch’s grafikktradsjon, Heidi Borud, Aftenposten De nye arkivarene,

Line Ulekleiv, Klassekampen

Kunstnerportrett og intervju av Are Blytt, Kunstforum

Christian Tony Norum Sæther at Edvard Munch ́s Ekely, Kunstkritikk

2014 Fantasifulle kulisser, critique Descend along my eyelashes, by Kjetil Røed,

Aftenposten 2013 Tilfældet Oslo, represented in article by Henrik Plenge Jakobsen,

Kunstkritikk

Artist portrait, Amica magazine, Milano

2012 20 Ma exibitions, critique by Stian Gabrielsen, Kunstkritikk

Art Spaces, represented in the article Slumdogs not millionaires, New Museum, New york

24 Spaces, A Cascophy at Malmø Konsthall, Contemporary Art Daily

 

COMMISSIONED WORK

Queen Sonja Art award, MS Hurtigruta Roald Amunsen, The first Hybrid crus ship.

 

COLLECTIONS

The National Museum, Oslo, NO. The Nationalgallery, Oslo, NO. Storebrand Art

Collection, NO. Private collections, NO

The Norwegian Bank, NO. Kistefoss Museet, NO

 

Short Bio and website

 

Norum has exhibited and performed at institutions and galleries like The Munch Museum in

Oslo,Kunstnerforbundet Oslo, Kunstverein GLStrand (Copenhagen), Manifesta

11.Zurich, UKS, young artist society (Oslo), Papay Gyro Nights Art Festival (Papay

Westray, Orkney Islands and Cattle Depot Artist Village, Hong Kong), Kunsthall

Oslo, The National Autumn Exhibition at Oslo S (Oslo), Munch’s Ekely (Oslo),

Kittelsens House/ 1857 gallery (Hvitsten/Oslo/Roma/Zurich), Oslo Kunstforening

(Oslo), House of Artists (Oslo), Berlin biennale, National gallery of Oslo, The

Nationalmuseum Of Contemporary Art (Oslo), NoPlace (Oslo), Malmö Konsthall

(Malmö), MACRO Museum/ curated by Kaleidoscope Magazine,Roma

Contemporary Arena.Macro Museum,Macro Testaccio,(Roma), MOMA PS1 (New

York), Tidens Krav (Oslo), 18th street Art Center (LA) and Gavu Cheb Museum

(Praha).

 

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