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Current Resident: Jan 1, 2019–Dec 31, 2019

Mondriaan Fund

Studio #219

Artist

Esther Tielemans

Esther Tielemans examines the foundations of painting by extrapolating opposites: flat and three dimensional; abstraction and figuration; and reality and illusion. Tielemans’ works are reminiscent of dreams or memories in which the barrier between reality and imagination seems to be fading.

Esther Tielemans has exhibited work at Museum Voorlinden, Wassenaar; Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven; and GEM, Museum of Contemporary ArtThe Hague, all The Netherlands, among others. 
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Current Resident: Sep 1, 2019–Aug 31, 2020

OCA - Office for Contemporary Art Norway

Studio #220

Artist

Sille Storihle

Sille Storihle works with moving images and text. Her central areas of interest include gender politics, nationalism and history. With Liv Bugge, she runs FRANK, a queer-feminist platform in Oslo.

Sille Storihle has exhibited work at Kunsthall Oslo; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo; and Performa 13, New York, among others. She holds a BFA from Trondheim Academy of Fine Art and an MA in Aesthetics and Politics from California Institute of the Arts.

Current Resident: Jul 1, 2019–Sep 30, 2019

OCA - Office for Contemporary Art Norway

Studio #221

Curator

Kristina Melbø Valvik

Kristina Melbø Valvik’s curatorial practice entails selecting space for projects with awareness of the audience’s experience in the room. Her curatorial focus lies in the intersections between disciplines. Since 2016 she has worked with the nomadic art space and concept Prøverommet, an independent entity beneath BIT-Teatergarasjen in Bergen, during which she has developed site-specific work in unconventional spaces with artists.

Kristina Melbø Valvik has curated projects at KODE, Bergen; KVIT Galleri, Copenhagen; and Nordnes Sjøbad – AdO arenaBergen, among others. 

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