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Bio

Sara Rönnbäck (B.1988) holds a MA in Fine Art from The National Academy of Arts, Oslo (2015). She works with performative sculpture where the meeting between bodies, time and space is central. In 2015 she developed the exhibition Seances with Materials together with Malin Bülow, Andreas Hald Oxenvad, Sloveig Styve Holte and Daniel Slåttnes, which was exhibited at Atelier Hotel Pro Forma in Copenhagen (DK) and Podium in Oslo (NO). In 2016 she exhibited the project Spiritual Time and Space in collaboration with Lona Hansen and Daniel Slåttnes at Visningsomet USF in Bergen (NO) and the work Comunication Between Four Bodies, developed together with Daniel Slåttnes, was exhibited at Studio17 in Stavanger (NO). During 2016 she also participated in 13 Festivalen in Gothenburg (SE), as well as the Drawing Biennale and Winter Solstice Night Exhibition in Oslo (NO). Upcoming projects include Conversation Between Bodies at BOA in Oslo (NO), Seances With Materials at Nástupiste 1-12 in Topolkany (SK) as well as an artist book published by Locus Publishing which will be launced at The Norwegian Institute at Athens during Dokumenta 14 opening week 2017.


CV

Education

2013-2015 National Academy of the Arts, Oslo, Master of Fine Art
2010-2013 National Academy of the Arts, Oslo, Bachelor of Fine Art
2008-2010 Gothenburg Art School, Gothenburg

Exhibitions

2017 Seances With Materials (with Daniel Slåttnes, Malin Bülow, Andreas Hald Oxenvad) - Nástupiste 1-12, Topolkany (SK)
2017 Conversations Between Bodies (with Daniel Slåttnes) - Galleri BOA , Oslo (NO)
2016 Winter Solestice night exhibition, Oslo (NO)
2016 Drawing Bienniale, Oslo (NO)
2016 Conversations Between four Bodies (with Daniel Slåttnes) - Studio 17, Stavanger (NO)
2016 Spiritual Time and Space (with Daniel Slåttnes and Lona Hansen) Visningsrommet USF, Bergen (NO)
2016 13FESTIVALEN - Konstepidemin, Gothenburg (SE)
2015 Seances with Materiales (with Daniel Slåttnes, Malin Bülow, Solveig Styve Holte, Andreas Hald Oxenvad) - Podium, Oslo (NO)
2015 Seances with Materiales (with Daniel Slåttnes, Malin Bülow, Solveig Styve Holte, Andreas Hald Oxenvad) - Atelier Hotel Pro Forma, Copenhagen (DK)
2015 Sommerøya, Oslo (NO)
2015 All maten du åt og tankene i hjernen - Kunstnernes hus, Oslo (NO)

Residency

2017 Artist-in-residence at VKL Guest studio, with Daniel Slåttnes, Vestfossen (NO)
2015 Artist-in-residence at Hotel Pro Forma,
with Daniel Slåttnes, Copenhagen (DK)

Talks

2016 Flashpresentation, AGENDA: Skissen - Kunstnernes hus, Oslo
2016 In conversation with Jon Geir Høyersten, Spiritual Time and Space - Visningsrommet USF, Bergen

2015 Communication and Beer - Biologigaragen, Copenhagen

Text / Publications

2017 Conversations between bodies - LOCUSart (artistbook)
2017 Svartbränning under den stora månen - Transcend Project (Publication)
2016 Tegningens politiske muligheter - Kunstkritikk.no (Critique)

2016 Tvilens Tilstand - Kunstforum nr 1 (Interview)
2015 En taktil värld -  Kunstkritikk.no
(Critique)
2015 På trygg grunn - Billedkunst nr 4 (Critique)

Grants / Support

2016 Billedkunstnerenes vederlagsfond - Project support (Conversations Between Bodys)
2016 Visningsrommet USF best exhibition (Spiritual Time and Space)
2016 Billedkunstnerernes vederlagsfond - Working Grant
2016 Norsk Kulturfond Kulturrådet - Exhibition support (Conversations Between Bodys)

2016 Bergen kommune - Project support (Spiritual Time and Space)
2015 Billedkunstnerernes Vedelagsfond - Project support (Spiritual time and Space)
2015 Norsk Kulturfond Kulturrådet - Project support (Seances with Materiales)
2015 Norsk Kulturfond Kulturrådet - Exhibition support (Seances with Materiales)
2015 Norskt Kulturråd - Workinggrant for newly educated