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Toril Johannessen (1978). From Harstad. Lives in Bergen, Norway.

 

 

Mountain School of Arts, Los Angeles, CA

MA in Fine Art, Bergen National Academy of the Arts, Norway

BA in Fine Art, Bergen National Academy og the Arts, Dept. of Specialized Arts, photography

 

The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Dept. of Walls and Space, guest student

University of Bergen, Dept. of information and media science, Norway

Kunsthochschule Weissensee, Berlin, guest student

 

 

 

(SELECTED)

Unlearning Optical Illusions, Trondheim Kunstmuseum, Trondheim, Norway

AA-MHUMA-AITI-KITTEKITII, OSL Contemporary, Oslo, Norway

Variable Stars, Preus Museum, Horten, Norway

Teleportation Paradigm, Unge Kunstneres Samfund, Oslo, Norway

Nonlocality, Volker Bradtke, Düsseldorf, Germany

Nonlocality, LAUTOM Contemporary, Oslo, Norway

Transcendental Physics, Bergen Kunsthall NO.5, Bergen, Norway

The Generic Stone, in collaboration with Sidsel Meineche Hansen, Hordaland Art Centre, Bergen, Norway

Variable Stars & In Search of Iceland Spar, Oslo Kunstforening, Oslo, Norway

 

 

(SELECTED)

Foreign Places, WIELS, Brussels, Belgium

The Economy is Spinning, Onomatopee, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Random Walks, Kunsthall 44 Møen, Askeby, Denmark

Sakte bilder, Lillehammer Kunstmuseum, Lillehammer, Norway

Form Matters, Matter Forms, Apalazzo Gallery, Brescia, Italy

On Limits, The Kithchen, ISP Whitney Museum, NYC, US

Cultural Threads: Migrations, Australian Design Centre, Australia

Facts, Stories and Anecdotes, Kunsthall Stavanger, Stavanger, Norway

Kunsten tilhører dem som ser den, Norsk skulpturbiennale, Vigeland Museum, Oslo, Norway.

Performing Objects, Enough Room for Space, Brussels Art Days.

Tomorrow Today, curated_by_vienna, Galerie Hubert Winter, Vienna

Balance Sheets, Edouard Malingue Gallery, Hong Kong

Cultural Threads: Migrations, NCAD Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

Systémique, organised by COAL, Centre Européen d'Actions Artistiques Contemporaines, Strasbourg, France

Cultural Threads: Migrations, KANEKO Centre, Omaha, Nebraska, US

On the moment of change there is alwys a new threshold of imagination, ARTSPACE, Auckland, New Zealand

Present Future, solo presentation at Artissima, Turin, Italy

Blue Times, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria

Allegory of the Cave Painting, Extra City Kunsthal, Antwerp, Netherlands

Unstuck in Time, Te Tuhi Centre for the Art, Auckland, NewZealand

Paradise Reclaimed, Festspillene i Nord-Norge, Harstad, Norway 

The Act of Seeing with One's Own Eyes, Contemporary Art Gallery(CAG), Vancouver, Canada

Definite Motion, GENERATOR Projects, Dundee, Scotland

Literacy - Illiteracy, 16th Tallinn Print Triennial, Tallinn, Estonia

Curiosity: Art & the Pleasures of Knowing, deAppel, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Chapter I: Chronicle. Narrative, History and Subjectivity, Fabra i Coats, Barcelona, Spain

Kas me sellist muuseumi tahtsimegi?, Tartu Art Museum, Tartu, Estonia

l'anniversaire#6, FRAC Champagne-Ardenne, Reims Scènes d’Europe,Reims, France

A non spatial continuum in which events occur in apparently irreversible succession from the past through the present to the future, Schleicher/Lange, Berlin, Germany

Past performance is the best indicator of future results, Tenderpixel, London, UK

Flag NYC, Performa 13, curated by Entree, New York, US

Curiosity: Art & the Pleasures of Knowing, Hayward Touring/Norwich Castle Museum and Gallery, Norwich, UK

Mom, Am I Barbarian?, 13th Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey

Shadows of a Doubt, Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn, Estonia

Requiem for a Bank, Hartware MedienKunstverein, Dortmund, Germany

Momentuos Times, CCA Derry-Londonderry, Northern Ireland

RE-Culture 2, Patras, Greece

Room 0, Henningsen Contemporary, Copenhagen, Denmark

Curiosity: Art & the Pleasures of Knowing, Turner Contemporary, Margate, UK

A History of Inspiration, Nouvelles Vagues, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France

Motlys, OSL Contemporary, Oslo, Norway

Economics in Art, Museum of Contemporary Art Krakow, Krakow, Poland

Cartographies of hope: Change narratives, DOX Centre for Contemporary Art, Prague, Czech Republic

Biennale Benin 2012, Inventer le monde: l'artiste citoyen, Centre KORA, Cotonou, Benin

This is (R)evolution, Stavanger Kunstforening, Stavanger, Norway

The Neufert Variations, 0047, Oslo, Norway

Machine Worries, Machine Hearts, Blank Project Space, Cape Town, South Africa

Conditions of a moment, Hordaland Art Centre, Bergen, Norway

Game of Life, Kristiansand Kunsthall, Kristiansand, Norway

In Fifteen Minutes Everyone will be in the Future, Plovdiv Contemporary Art Centre, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

dOCUMENTA (13), Kassel, Germany

Här har man alltid med sig, Stockholm Music & Arts/Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden

The Remainder, Hilary Crisp, London, UK

Juscu'ici tout va bien, Oslo10, Basel, Switzerland

Plus De Croissance: Un Capitalisme Idéal...., La Ferme Du Buisson, Noisiel, France

Let Us Keep Our Own Noon, Galerie West, Den Haag, Netherlands

An Exhibition of a Study on Knowledge, Forum Stadtpark, Graz, Austria

Letter, INCA, Detroit, Michigan

Handlingsregler - Landskap i norsk samtidskunst, Opplandsutstillingen 2011, Maihaugen, Lillehammer, Norway

Run, comrade, the old world is behind you, Kunsthall Oslo, Oslo, Norway

The End of Money, Witte de With, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Space. About a dream, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria

Toril Johannessen, Kjetil Kausland, Sveinung Rudjord Unneland, LAUTOM Contemporary, Oslo, Norway

The Museum of Longing and Failure, Bergen, Norway

Smooth Structures, SMART Project Space, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

I Was Uranium, Sils, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

BGO1, Bergen Art Museum, Bergen, Norway

Chris Cornish, Kristin Nordhøy and Toril Johannessen, LAUTOM Contemporary, Oslo, Norway

The Line, CSA Space, Vancouver, Canada

PolArt2010, Tromsø Fine Art Society, Tromsø, Norway

World Wide Wonders, Galerie Kunst-Zicht, Ghent, Belgia

Susan Collis, Ane Mette Hol og Toril Johannessen, Lautom Contemporary, Oslo, Norway

Session 6 - Lecture, AmNudenDa, London, UK

Langt inni skauen erre bare mere skau, in the forest of Vium/Hønefoss, Norway

Norwegian Summer, Galerie Gabriel Rolt, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

From Now On - New Nordic Photography, Hasselblad Center, Gothenburg, Sweden

Side Show, Galleri Gathe, Bergen, Norge

Rhetorica Norvegica, Stichting M4gastatelier, organised by Sveinung Unneland, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Magiske Systemer, Tromsø Kunstforening, Tromsø, Norway

A landing in a flight of stairs, Podium, Oslo, Norway

Sparebankstiftelsen DnB Nor Stipendieutstilling, Oslo Kunstforening, Oslo, Norway

Tomorrow's Parties, graduation show, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway

Nordnorsken 2008, touring Northern Norway region

The Social Democratic Canteen, w/Yvette Brackman and Michael Baers, The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, Denmark

It's like opening a door, Visningsrommet USF Verftet, Bergen, Norway

Basic Speculations, Galleri By The Way, Bergen, Norway

The Ending, Galleri Lista Fyr, Lista

Høstutstillingen, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway

INDEX - Norwegian Contemporary Photography, XX Galerija, Panevèžys, Litauen (co-organiser and exhibitor)

Spesialisert Kunst, Galleri 3,14, Bergen, Norway

Desembersalon, Project 0047, Berlin, Germany

Nordnorsken, touring Northern Norway region

Vestlandsutstillingen, touring West coast region, Norway

 

 

Neuroplasticity & Imaginary Networks, co-authored with Bruce Wexler, published in ACCeSsions No. 1 2015, accessions.org

Unseeing / Dublett - Toril Johannessen, artist book and anthology, Hordaland Art Centre, Bergen

 

 

(SELECTED)

Kunst med vitenskapelige metoder, radio interview by Erik Jacobsen, NRK P2

Når tanker blir lyspartikler, interview by Arnfinn Christense, forskning.no

Mauri and Survivance: A Roundtable on Art and Risk, ed. by Jonathan Bywater, in Reading Room issue 07/2015

Unstuck in Time, exhibition catalogue, Te Tuhi, NZ

Kunst og kunnskap, interview by Bår Stenvik, Forskerforum, #7/2104

Tid og rom i fritt fall, review, Øyvind Storm Bjerke, Klassekampen, 08.01.2014

Vad vill hjärnan oss?, review, Fredrik Svensk, kunstkritikk.no

TIME, Whitechapel: Documents of Contemporary Art, MIT Press, London, UK

Curiosity: Art & the Pleasures of Knowing, Hayward Publishing, UK

The Guide Book, dOCUMENTA(13), catalogue, Germany

Berøringspunktene, interview, Kunst Pluss, Norway

Vitenskapelig Wanderlust, interview, Billedkunst, Norway

Tidløs, interview, D2/Dagens Næringsliv, Norway

A Personal History with Science, interview, MOUSSE#33, Italy

Dobbeltgjengere i tid og rom (review), Billedkunst 7-2011, Norway

Tvillingsskjebner (review), Kunstkritikk.no

Klokkerent (review), Dagbladet, Norway

Handlingsregler, exhibition catalogue, Lillehammer, Norway

New Norwegian Art since 1990, Ø.Ustvedt, Fagbokforlaget, Oslo, Norway

Space. About a dream, exhibition catalogue, Kunsthalle Wien, Austria

Parallelograms, www.parallelograms.info

Logics of scientific discovery, interview, C Magazine, Toronto, Canada

Fotografi og stjernestøv, interview, Kunstorum #5, Oslo, Norway

Cosmology of Genetology, by Maarten Vanden Eynde, Brussels

Norwegian Art Yearbook 2010, Pax Forlag, Oslo

Front Magazine #2/2010, journal of contemporary art and ideas, Vancouver

Elegant om vitenskap og kunst (review), Billedkunst 2-2101, Norwegian art journal

Kunst for de små grå (review), Bergens Tidende, 21.01.2010

Retrospective Catalogue 2009, Hordaland Art Centre, Bergen, Norway (review)

Variable Stars (artist presentation) in Kunstforum #2, Norwegian art magazine

Avantgardens håndverk, khVERK 04/09, Norway, (review, Susan Collis, Ane Mette Hol og Toril Johannessen)

Verden er magisk, editorial in the art journal Kunstjournalen B-post #4

Vestlandet i ord, lyd og bilde, catalogue, Sparebanken Vest

From Now On, exhibition catalogue, Hasselblad Foundation, Sweden

Lives and works in Berlin, fanzine by ytter, Bergen

Book  of Abstracts, catalogue for Scientific Instruments Commission, 2008

Fest med alvorlige undertoner, Bergens Tidende, 11.04.2008 (review, Tomorrow's Parties)

Tomorrow's Parties, exhibition catalogue, 2008

 

 

Inskripsjon, for the library at Amalie Skram videregående skole, Hordaland Fylkeskommune

Historisk tid, Faculty of humanities, University of Bergen, UIB/KORO

 

 

Preus Museum, Horten, Norway

The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Norway

KODE Bergen Art Museum, Bergen, Norway

Sparebank1 Nord-Norges Art Foundation, Tromsø, Norway

 

 

Lecture, guest speaker, Dept. of Painting and Sculpture, KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana

Lecture, Cultural Threads symposium, Central Saint Martins, London, UK

Lecture, Easy Listening series, Auckland Art Gallery, New Zealand

Artist in residence, WIELS, Brussels, Belgium

Organising the seminar A Matter of Life and Conduct: Humanism, Universalism and Observation, w/Anne Szefer Karlsen, for B-open, Bergen

Organising Flaggfabrikken's international residency program, Bergen

Organising the workshop The Invisible Hand, with Marjolijn Dijkman, for B-open, Bergen

Organising the seminar Visions: Upheavals and unpractical ideas, with Anne Szefer Karlsen, for B-open, Bergen

Organising the seminar To produce an art scene, with Anne Szefer Karlsen, for B-open, Bergen

Artist-in-Residence, The Western Front, Vancouver, Canada

AIR Bergen-Berlin, artist in residence, supported by Bergen Municipality

Transcendental Physics (lecture), University of Bergen, Dept of Art History

Transcendental Physics (lecture) at Radio Danièle

Participating as invited artist at Arctic Tipping Points, scientific cruise to the Arctic, invitation by ARCTOS/Polart 2010.

Co-organising the seminar "Kunstneren som produsent" at Hordaland Kunstsenter, Bergen, Norway.

SIC2008. XXVII Symposium of the Scientific Instrument Commission, Lisbon, Portugal. Presentation of In Search of Iceland Spar.

Co-organising the seminar "Looking for Observation" at Bryggens Museum/Natural History Museum/Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway.

Art editor for Replikk, academic magazine, Bergen. www.replikk.uib.no

Freelance photographer, Trondheim, Norway.

 

Member of Flaggfabrikken - Center for Photography and Visual Arts, Bergen based artist collective. www.flaggfabrikken.net
BKFH, NBK, UKS