Arne Skaug Olsen

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Curriculum Vitae Arne Skaug Olsen PDF

CURRICULUM VITAE
Arne Skaug Olsen
Art critic, curator, publisher, visual artist
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Arne Skaug Olsen
Hilbrandt Myers gt 1
NO-5033 Bergen
Norway

Born: 08.01.74 Gjøvik, Norway arne@flaggfabrikken.net
Based in Bergen, Norway +47 920 68 453

Education
2008-2010 Bergen National Academy of The Arts, MA Curating
2001-2003 Bergen National Academy of The Arts, MA Photography
2000-2001 Telemark University College, Norway, 1 year course in writing, BA level
1997-2000 National Academy of The Arts, BA Photography
1999 Camberwell College of Arts, London, England
1997 spring University of Oslo, Ex. Phil./Ex. Fac. Philosophy Foundation Course
1991-1994 Nordre Ål Vgs, Lillehammer, Norway, Photography, polytechnic

Exhibitions – as artist

Solo exhibition
2004 An Attack on the Common Man, By the Way – Gallery for Contemporary Art, Bergen

Group exhibitions
2011 Blackout, Finnish-Norwegian Culture Centre, Oslo, curated by Maya Økland and Hilde Jørgensen
2010 BGO, Bergen Art Museum, curated by Anne Szefer Karlsen
2009 MUDSHOW #1, Galleri MUD, Copenhagen, curated by Damir Avdagic and Birk Bjørlo
Inni Skauen Erre Bare Mer Skau, Viul, Norway, curated by Anders Elsrud Hultgreen
2008 Power of the Powerless, Bergen, Norway, public art project, curated by curate.no
2006 Contained Environment, Bergen, public art project, curated by Malin Barth
2005 New Horizons, Manx National Heritage Museum, Isle of Man, UK
2004 Trasé, Bergen, Public art project
2003 MA degree show 2003, Bergen
2002 Høstutstillingen, National Annual Exhibition, Oslo, Norway
2000 Galleri Uten Navn (G.U.N.), Oslo, Norway
Hordaland Art Centre, Bergen, Norway
1999 Photographic Spring Exhibition, Photographers Gallery, Oslo,Norway
1998 Ulefoss Dreaming, Ulefoss, public art project

Editorial Projects
2012 A neutral, flexible structure, by Morten Torgersrud, Ctrl+Z Publishing
Bergen Art Guide, by Anja Ulset, Ctrl+Z Publishing
2011 We Who Feel Differently, by Carlos Motta, Ctrl+Z Publishing
2010 Karavane: Kjartan Slettemarks Nixon Visions by Boel Christensen Scheel, Ctrl+Z Publishing/Torpedo Books, ISBN: 9788293104018
Karavane: Victor Linds Monument by Erling Moestue Bugge, Ctrl+Z Publishing/Torpedo Books, ISBN: 9788293104018
2009 Localised, Ctrl+Z Publishing, ISBN: 978-82-92817-07-0

Curatorial Projects
2011 Carlos Motta – We Who Feel Differently, Gallery USF, Bergen and Torpedo Books, Oslo
Leander Djønne – General Mold. Future Ashes , Gallery USF, Bergen, Norway
New Work , Gallery USF, Bergen, Norway
Léa Lagasse – Naufrage, Gallery USF, Bergen, Norway
2010 We Came To Wreck Everything, co-curated with Anders E. Hultgreen, Gallery USF, Bergen, Norway
If Everything Else Fails, Galleri Entrée, Bergen, Norway
Whatever Works, Gallery USF, Bergen, Norway
Useless Productions, gruppeutstilling, Gallery USF, Bergen, Norway
Ytter Project, gruppeutstilling, Gallery USF, Bergen, Norway
We Came to Wreck Everything, Gallery USF, Bergen, Norway
2009 CAM, Gallery USF, Bergen, Norway
C/o Visningsrommet USF, Gallery USF, Bergen, Norway
Workshop, Teori og Produksjon, Gallery USF, Bergen, Norway
Synnøve G Wetten, Splinter Trips – Deviant Militancies of Occupation, Gallery USF, Bergen, Norway
Arne Vinnem, Life Never Works in Retrospect, Gallery USF, Bergen, Norway
Hilde Jørgensen, Hunter’s Game, Gallery USF, Bergen, Norway

Published texts – see www.arneskaug.no for selection
2012 Essay for catalogue, Benin Biennale 2012, co written with Anne Szefer Karlsen
Billedkunst No. 3 2012, interview, Jeremy Welsh
Art reviews: Camera Austria. 2012->
Billedkunst No.1 2012, Interview, Per Kvist
2011-present Art reviews: kunstkritikk.no
2011 Essay, Øystein Dahlstrøm, monograph -> http://www.o-dahlstrom.com/text.html
Interview, Solveig Øvstebø, for Norwegian Art Yearbook 2010
2010 Catalogue essays, MA Fine Art, Oslo National Academy of The Arts
2009 Localized, Ctrl+Z Publishing, editors’ introduction
2007 Catalogue essays, Annual North Norwegian Exhibition 2007 and 2008
2006 Essay, Brutally silent – the portraits of Kjetil Kausland, No Holds Barred, Ctrlz+Z Publishing 2006, ISBN: 82-92817-00-X
2005 Billedkunst nr. 1 2005
MA catalogue, essay, 2005, Bergen National Academy of Arts
2003 Replikk nr. 17 2003
En plass i solen, ISBN 82-303-0089-5
Kunsthåndverk nr. 2 2003, review
Real, Westmoreland forlag, Stavanger 2003 ISBN 82-92486-00-3
Grønn Kylling (arb. tittel) Nr. 21
2002 Grand Royal Art Calendar 2003
From Work to Word, Korridor Verlag, Köln, 2002 ISBN 82-8013-024-1
Replikk nr. 14 Vår 2002, Bergen ISSN 0806-8593
Grønn Kylling (arb. tittel) Nr. 18-20
2001 Dette er ingen jazzplate, sa herr Zacchariassen ISBN 82-7206-186-4
Grønn Kylling (arb. tittel) Nr. 16 og 17 (litterary fanzine)
2000 Elevate nr. 1, London, England
Frotté nr. 2, Oslo

Grants
2012 Vederlagsfondet, work grant, one year
2008 City of Bergen, work grant, one year
2004 Art Council Norway, debut grant
2003 Visual Artist Fund, Norway, project support
City of Bergen, grant

Work Experience
2011-present Art critic, kunstkritikk.no
2013 External assessor, MA, Oslo National Academy of the Arts (April)
External assessor, Bergen National Academy of Arts, BA, Fine Art (May)
2012-present Art critic, Camera Austria
2012 Lecturer, Biennale Benin 2012 – Inventing the World: The Artist as Citizen
Lecture, Oslo National Academy of the Arts (September)
Writng seminar, MA, Bergen National Academy of The Arts, Norway (September)
Seminar lecture, Blank Identification, Hordaland Art Centre, Bergen
External assessor, Bergen National Academy of Arts, BA, Printmaking (May)
External assessor, MA, Oslo National Academy of the Arts (April)
Guest teacher: Tromsø Academy of Contemporary Arts, Norway (April)
Workshop: Art, Poltics, Food; Bergen National Academy of The Arts, Norway (March)
Workshop: Tromsø Academy of Contemporary Arts, Norway (January)
External assessor, Bergen National Academy of Arts, BA, Printmaking (January)
2011 Seminar lecture, Photography as model – Landscape, Abstraction, Experience, workshop in Kirkenes, curated by Morten Torgersrud
2011 External assessor, Bergen National Academy of Arts, BA level, Dept of Fine Art
2009-2011 Gallery Director, Gallery USF, Bergen, Norway
2009 Lecturer, Bergen National Academy of The Arts
Lecturer Malmö Art Academy, On Geroges Bataille and Jaqcues Rancière
2008 AV-producer, Lofoten International Art Festival 2008, Svolvær
Organizer of workshop on Rancière, MA level, Bergen National Academy of The Arts
Guest lecturer, Nordland Art- and Film School
2007 Main teacher, art department, Nordland Art- and Film School
Guest lecturer, Nordland Art- and Film School
2006 Main teacher, art department, Nordland Art- and Film School
Guest lecturer, Nordland Art- and Film School
2004-2006 Bergen National Academy of The Arts, Research Assistant, photography department
2005 Lecturer, Oslo Photo-art school
2003-2007 Hordaland Art Center, producer and technician

Boards, representations, memberships
Board Member – Young Artists Society (UKS), Norway 2012->
Chairman – Election Committee, Visual Artist Union, Hordaland, 2011-2013
Board member – VISP – Production Unit for Visual Art, Bergen, 2010-2012
Board member – Visual Artist Union, Hordaland, 2009-2010
Chairman – Flaggfabrikken – center for visuaal art and photography 2007-08
Chair of the Jury – Photographers Gallery, Oslo, Norway, 2007-2009
Founding Editor – Ctrl+Z Publishing 2006 -> present
Editorial board member – academic quarterly Replikk, University of Bergen 2004-05
Substitute member – Election Committee, Fine Art Photographers Union, Norway 2004-05
Substitute board member – Fine Art Photographers Union, Norway 2004-06
Chairman – Flaggfabrikken – center for visual art and photography 2003-04
Member – Norwegian Critics’ Association
Member – Fine Art Photographers Union, Norway
Member – Visual Artists Union, Norway
Member – Visual Artist Union, Hordaland, Norway
Member – Flaggfabrikken – center for visual art and photography