Randi Nygård

Born 1977 i Bergen, Norway
Works and lives i Oslo, Norway and Berlin, Germany

Education

2004 BA, Fine Art, Kunstakademiet i Trondheim, Norway
2005 Kunsthøgskolan i Malmø, Sweden
2006 MFA, Kunstakademiet i Trondheim, NTNU, Norway

Solo shows

2017 Trøndelag Senter for Samtidskunst, Trondheim
2015 Høyttenkeren, No Place, Oslo
2014 A Thought within Nature`s Language, Tag Team Studio, Bergen
2014 Careful Management and Study of Relations, YYZ Artist Outlet, Toronto,Canada
2013 If You Imagine Cutting the Universe into Pieces, the Different Parts Can Serve as Clocks for the Others, Tre, Akershus Kunstsenter, Lillestrøm
2012 In Some Fundamental Way, When I Look at You, Your Face Becomes Mine, W17, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo
2007 Friends and Family Back and Forth in Time, Galleri Unten Drunter, Malmø, Sverige
2005 Perception is an act of fusion and reunification, Galleri Blunk, Trondheim

Group shows in selection

2017

The Autumn Exhibition, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo
Research archive at Lofoten International Art Festival (LIAF), Henningsvær, (with The Wild Living Marine Resources Belong to Society as a Whole, a forthcoming book with Ensayo#4, together with Karolin Tampere)

2016

Bokkunst, Bomuldsfabriken Kunsthall, Arendal
En kollektiv psykogeografisk guide til Oslo, Tegnebiennalen
Dei viltlevande marine ressursane ligg til felleskapet
Kurant, Tromsø
INNBUNDET / UBUNDET
Norske Grafikere, Oslo

2015

Ensayos, Trials on an Archipelago: Artistic and Curatorial Research at the World’s End
BRUCE HIGH QUALITY FOUNDATION, New York
Cash+Carry, Entrèe, Bergen
Walk like a Giant, QB galleri, Oslo
Vårutstillingen, Fotogalleriet, Oslo
RE/ACT
The Art of breaking and building
Prinz Georg, Raum fur Kunst, Berlin

2014

Floral Edition 003, Collectif Blanc, Montreal, Canada
Flag, Stavanger Kunsthall and Tromsø Kunstforening
Trøndelagsutstillingen, De inviterte, Trondhjems Kunstforening, Trøndelag Senter for Samtidskunst, Kunstmuseet Nord-Trøndelag Namsos, Galleri Hans, Ørlandet kulturhus, Norway

2013

Flag New York City, Performa 13, New York
I de lange nætter, Galleri Festiviteten, MEV, Eidsvoll, Norway
Verstand und Gefühl Landschaft und die Zeitgenössische Romantik, Kunstverein Springhornhof, Germany
KUNSTOMATEN, IOMAKA, Oppland Fylke
URRA, Galeria del Infinito Arte, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2012

Time being-being time, The Neuro Beauro, Spinnerei, Leipzig, Germany
Material matters, Prinz George, Raum fuer Kunst, Berlin
Reason and Emotions, Landscape and The Contemporary Romantic, Baroniet
Rosendal, Norway
New Horizons, Romantics in Contemporary Art, Neukoellner Kunstverein, Kunstraum
T27, Berlin
When I look at you, your face becomes mine, W17, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo
Nordic focus, Dortmund Bodega, The Armory Show, New York

2011

Høstutstillingen, The Annual National Exhibition the Visual Arts 2011, Kunstnernes
Hus, Oslo, Norway
PolArt, Tromsø Kunstforening, Norway
Projekt 0, Nordens Hus, Reykjavik, Iceland
Neu-wegen, Galerie im Körnerpark, Berlin
Rom for stein og hjort, Vestlandsutstillingen 2011, Kabuso, Stavanger Kunstforening,
Haugesund billedgalleri, Norway

2010

Endless boogie, Galerie im regierungviertel, Forgotten Bar Project, Berlin
Schnell und Schmutzig, Markthalle Eisenbahnstrasse, Berlin
The Annual National Exhibition the Visual Arts 2010, Kunstnerens hus, Oslo, Norway
Vårutstillingen, Fotogalleriet, Oslo, Norway
Vestlandsutstillingen, Haugesund Billedgalleri, Norway
Munan Øvrelid og Randi Nygård presenterer..., Dortmund Bodega, Oslo
Remix, The Forgotten Bar Project, Berlin.

2009

No Borders (just News), Espacio Grupo Forja, Valencia, Spain
og Facultad de Bellas Artes/ UCLM, Spain.
Art Recipe Oslo-Kabul!, Center For Contemporary Arts, Afghanistan.
Galleri Podium, Oslo,
Transplant, Dale,
Rom 8, Meteorfestivalen, Bergen, Norway
Anonymous drawings / Archive selection 2009
Fruehsorge, Galerie fûr Zeichnung, Berlin, Liste Basel, Switzerland og Alt_Chp 09,
København, Denmark

2008

No Borders (just News), European center for contemporary art, Brussel, Belgium.
CACT, Center for contemporary art in Tessaloniki, Greece.
Rykk tilbake til start, Projekt 0047, Oslo.
Sconfinamenti. Arti, popoli, generazioni a confronto, Baltico/mediterraneo,
Museo Nazionale di Castel S. Angelo, Rome, Italy.
Lavafeld, Nationalmuseum, Berlin, Germany.

2007

Flat files, Artnews Project, Berlin, Gallery Pierogi, Leipzig, Germany.
Seeing is believing, Kystmuseet i Sogn og Fjordane, Norway
Screening Camera Obscura, Chippendale, Australia.
Who is your friends? Soap Gallery, Kitakyushu Biennial 07, Kokura, Japan.

2006

Salon, Kunstverein D21, Leipzig, Germany.
Kansk International film festival, Russia.

2005

Loop 05, videofestival, CCB Barceloneta, Barcelona, Spain.
Barents Arts Triennal, Borders, Verkligheten, Umeå, Sweden.
Kunst ved fleire blikk, Galleri G Guddal, Rosendal, Norway.
Imagen, luz y sonido para la humanidad, Centro Cultural Barceloneta, Spain.

2004

Video 2004, Landmark, Bergen Kunsthall,Norway.
Inport 2004, video/performance festival, Tallin, Estonia.
The Fire Project, Trondheim kunstuseum, Norway.

2003

BergArt 2003, Hordaland Kunstnarsenter, Bergen, Norway.
Trøndelagsutstillinga 2003, Trøndelag senter for samtidskunst, Norway

2002

One day stand, Gallery ID:I, Stockholm, Sweden.
Interferens, visningsrommet USF, Bergen, Norway.

Grants

Norwegian Art Council, publication support 2017
Project Grant, Arts Council Norway, 2016
Vederlagsfondet 2016
BKH Production Grant 2016
Grant from Ingrid Lindback Langaards Stiftelse 2015
Prosjektstøtte, Vederlagsfondet, høst 2015
Project Grant, Arts Council Norway, 2015
Prosjektstøtte, Vederlagsfondet, vår 2015
5-year working grant, Statens Kunstnerstipend, Norway, 2014-2018
Project Grant, Arts Council Norway, 2014
Prosjektstøtte, Vederlagsfondet, 2014
International support, YYZ, OCA, 2014
Hordaland Fylkeskommunes Kunstnarstipend 2013
International support, URRA project, OCA, 2013
Publication support, The Norwegian Embassy, Berlin 2013
1-year grant Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond 2013
International support, Kunstverein Springhornhof, OCA, 2013
Project support, Arts Council Norway, 2012
Project grant, Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond, Autumn 2012
Project grant, Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond, Spring 2012
International support, Kunstraum T27, Berlin, OCA, 2012
Project grant, Vederlagsfondet, 2011
2-years working grant, Statens Kunstnerstipend, Norway, 2011-2012
Exhibition support, Arts Council Norway, 2011
Project support, The Norwegian Embassy, Berlin 2011
The Mobility Program, Kulturkontakt Nord, 2011
International Support, Office of Contemporary Art, Iceland, Norway 2011
Studio support, Rome, BKH 2010
Project grant, Vederlagsfondet, 2010
Exhibition support, Norwegian Art Council, 2008.
International Support, OCA, 2008.
Skandinavisk forening, residency, Roma, 2008.
Studio support, Roma, BKH, 2008.
1- year working grant, BKH, Norway, 2007.
Arnfinn and Lise Hejes grant 2006.
Project support, Hordaland fylkeskommune 2005.
Second Prize, Baltic Network, 2003.
Kulturgrant, KSB, 2002.

Residencies

Ensayos #4, Tierra del Fuego, Chile, New York 2015-2017
Ny-Ålesund, Svalbard 2015
Outreach 2014, UiT
Art Residency in Buenos Aires (edition 4), URRA Project, 2013
W17, BKH, Kunstnernes Hus, Norway 2011/2012, http://www.kunstnerneshus.no
Nordic artist center, Dalsåsen, Norway 2011, http://www.nkdale.no/
PolArt, Tromsø/Svalbard, Norway, polar expedition 2010/2011
Skandinavisk forening, Rome 2010
Skandinavisk forening, Rome, 2008


Commissions/Collections

Kvinnherad Kommune, Norway 2008
Privat collection, Grenoble, France 2009
Ringkøbing Kommune, Denmark 2009 and 2010
Private collection, Duisburg, Germany, 2011
Stockholms Laen Kunstsamling, Sweden 2012
Stockholms Laen Kunstsamling, Sweden 2013
Competition for a public commission at Veterniærinstituttet, Campus Ås, KORO 2015
The collection of Trondhjem kommune 2017
The collection of Oslo kommune 2017


Organized exhibitions

2002 Agatunet, Hardanger, Norway
2005 Galleri G Guddal, Rosendal, Norway
2005 Loop 05, screening nordic artists, CCB Barceloneta, Barcelona, Spain
2005 Imagen, Luz y Sonido, CCB Barceloneta, Barcelona ,Spain
2008 Flüsse Carree, group show, Ossastrasse 13, Berlin
2009 Zoo, or letters not about love, solo show, Maja Nilsen, Ossastrasse 13, Berlin
2010 Dortmund Bodega, Oslo, Norway
2010 Forgotten Bar Project, Berlin, Germany
2011 Galerie im Koernerpark, Berlin, Germany
2012 Kunstraum T27, Berlin
2012 Baroniet Rosendal, Norway
2013 Kunstverein Springhornhof, Neuenkirchen, Germany
2016 Kurant, Tromsø

Lectures

2008 Kunstskulen i Bergen
2008 Circolo Skandinavo, Rome
2009 Kvinnherad Kultur Festival, Norway
2009 Kunstskulen i Bergen
2010 Kunstskulen i Bergen
2010 Art Clinic, Werkstadt eV, Berlin
2010 The 150th anniversary, Circolo Skandinavo, Villa Farnesina, Rome
2011 Galerie im Koernerpark, Berlin
2012 Prosjektskolen, Oslo
2012 Panel talk, Neukoellner Kunstverein, Kunstraum T27, Berlin
2012 Baroniet Rosendal, Norway
2012 Kunstskulen i Bergen
2013 Kunstverein Springhornhof
2013 Tromsø kunstforening, PolArt Conference
2013 Malba Museum – Fundación Costantini, URRA Project, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2015 Ensayos Workshop at Make it Work, Sciences Po, Paris
2015 Art and Common Space, Kunstakademiet i Trondheim
2016 Kurant, Tromsø, Kunstakademiet i Tromsø
2016 Kunstskulen i Bergen

Other

2015-2017 Sentralstyret, vara, NBK
2013-2015 Nomination Committee, NBK, Vara
2013 and 2014 External representative in the Admission Committee For the Master Program at the Oslo National Academy of The Arts, Kunstakademiet, KHIO.
2013 Jury member for Sørlandsutstillingen
2010-2012 Deputy Chairwoman, the board of UKS, Young Artists Society, Oslo, Norway
2008- Guest teacher, Kunstskulen i Bergen, Norway
2005-2006 Teaching Assistent for professor Maaretta Jaukkurri, Art in Common Space, Kunstakademiet i Trondheim.
2005 Student representative Board of the Faculty of Fine Art and Archtitecture, NTNU
2003 Student representative Committee of Hiring Professor of Intermedia, Kunstakademiet i Trondheim.
2003-2005 Board of the artist run space Galleri Blunk, Trondheim
2001-2003 Board of Galleri KiT at Trondheim Art Academy

Bibliography

Årets Høstutstilling viser det groteske under den sukkersøte overflaten, Kjetil Røed, Aftenposten, 16.09.17
, NRK, Mona Pahle Bjerke, 26.09.17
De 7 mest spennende verkene på Høstutstillingen

Den som er lei av platt politisk kunst, bør ta en tur på Høstutstillingen, Minerva, Ingebjørg Sofie Larsen, 20.09.17
Stadig mer vital, Klassekampen, Øivind Storm Bjerke, 20.9.17
Bildeuttrykk eller ansiktsuttrykk?
Fire sorte figurasjoner nærmest svever i det øvre feltet på fire ark, Adresseavisa, Gustav Borgersen, 19.03.2017
Kupert kunstnerbok terreng, Dagsavisen, Lars Elton 22.04. 2016
Kulturhuset P2, 28.04. 2016
Clocktower Radio, New York, http://clocktower.org/show/november-second-sundays-artist-interviews
Mas alla del fin/Beyond the End #2, Publication by Ensayos, Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York
Aftenpostens kunstanbefalinger, Kjetil Rød, 2015
Text for Munan Øvrelid at NoPlace, Oslo 2015
Text for Munan Øvrelid`s solo show Bird Father Numbers, Eye Hand, Stone Water Wind at Trøndelag senter for samtidskunst, Trondheim 2015
Text for Kjersti Vetterstad`s show Quest for Paradise, UKS, Oslo 2014
Text for Munan Øvrelid at Tegneforbundet, Oslo 2014
Careful managment and Studies of Relations, CARBON PAPER, review by David Jager, Toronto, Canada, 2014
Careful managment and Studies of Relations, CARBON PAPER, review by Trent Hunter, Toronto, Canada, 2014
Ung kunstdominans, Adresseavisa, Norway, 2014
Essay, Sarah Jane Gorlitz and Wojciech Olejnik, YYZ Artists Outlet, Toronto, Canada, 2014
Verstand und Gefühl Landschaft und die Zeitgenössische Romantik, Springhornhof Kunstverein, Germany, catalogue text by Nicholas Alfrey, 2013
Reason and emotion, Landscape and the contemporary romantics, catalogue text By Simon Harvey 2012
New Horizons, Romantics in contemporary art, Kunstraum T27, Berlin, catalogue text by Simon Harvey 2012
Døren høy porten vid, Dagbladet, Johanne Nordby Wernø 2011
Statens 124. kunstutstilling, catalogue, 2011
Neukoelln-Norwegen, catalogue online, http://www.e-pages.dk/leadgeneration/300/
Forskning som estetikk, Billedkunst nr4, critic by Hanne Hammer Stien, 2011
Høstutstillingen 2010, catalogue, 2010
Lag på lag, Morgenbladet, 2010, critic by Johanne Nordby Wernø, 2010
Randi Nygård, Måg issue two,text by Wojciech Olejnik, http://theenvironment.vfolio.co.uk/leadgeneration/278/, 2010
Kitsch postconceptuel, critic by Daniele Gillemon, Le soir, Belgium, 2008
Images miroirs du monde, critic by Claude Lorent, La Libre, Belgium 2008
Sconfinamenti. Arti, popoli, generazioni a confronto, Baltico/mediterraneo, catalogue text by Cristina Zadro 2008
No borders, only NEWS, catalogue by Simon Harvey 2008
BergArt 2003, catalogue by Malin Barth, 2003
The Fire Project, catalogue by Jennifer Allen, 2004
Obs; from Attention to Distraction, interview with Leevi Haapala, 2006
www.attention-distraction.org
Periferien prøver alltid hardere, Billedkunst nr 4, 2006, critic by Erlend Hammer, 2006