copyrights MKBREKKE 1979 - 2019

CURRICULUM VITAE

Margrethe Kolstad Brekke

Birkelandsgate 16c

3660 Rjukan 

Norway

+47 46637502

margrethe.brekke@gmail.com

10.11.1979

org nr 986927123

 

​Commisions

 

2018 Hangglider for Heimdal Gymnas, Heimdal VGS, KORO/Trondheim

2018 the Living Seedbank, Vadmyra/Storetveit Barnehage KORO/Bergen

2017-2018 Radio Luftballett, KORO Vågestykke

2017 Ephemerality- A permanent Collection, Bergen

2016 LUFTBALLETT, Bergen University College, KORO Vågestykke

2013 Yarn,Comissioned work for Economusee-project Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk, Lindås, Norway

 

Soloshows/Soloprojects

 

2020 LUFTBALLETT, Kabuso, Øystese, Norway

2020 The NEXT GREAT ACCELERATION, Flag-no-flag, Reggio Emilia, Italy

2019 HOW TO IMPLEMENT UTOPIA, Lottozero/Muzeion, Bolzano, Italy

2019 POTENTIAL EXCEEDS THE DEMAND, Hordaland Kunstsenter, Bergen, Norway

2016 Beautiful Faraway, Arckhangelsk, Russia

2015 UTOPIA500, Barentsbird Festival, Arckhangelsk, Russia

2015 POTENTIAL IS VIRTUALLY UNLIMITED, NOPLACE, Oslo, Norway

2013 A General Introduction to Hopes and Dreams, Galleri Fisk, Bergen, Norway

2012 Silent Spring 1962-2012, Galleri Bokboden, Bergen, Norway

 

Selected groupshows and projects

 

2020 The Stitch Project, Galleri 3,14, Bergen

2020 List i Ljosi, Seydisfjordur, Iceland

2019 Elementene, Oppland Kunstsenter, Lillehammer

2018 Hyperobject, Joy Forum, Bergen

2018 Cold Current, Adiacenze, Bologna, Italy

2018 NTKs Jubileumsutstilling, Stavanger Kunsthall, Stavanger

2017 Opprop for Omstilling, Foundation 3,14, Bergen

2017 NTKs Jubileumsutstilling, Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo

2017 Elementene, Telemark Kunstsenter, Skien

2016 Arctic Arts Forum, Arckhangelsk, Russia

2016 Luftballett/Ekstremsportveko på Voss

2014-2016 Pionerene på Petersontomta, documentary film project as part of artistic research initiative Topographies of the Obsolete. collaboration with tv photographer Ingvill Sunnby.

2015 Patchwork Polyphony, Vadsø Kunstforening, Vadsø

2015 RadioHopesandDreams: with the Visionmachine, Meteorfestivalen, Bergen

2015 RadioHopesandDreams with Soups and Stories, galleri 3,14, Bergen

2015 The Cradle, Goethe on Main, Johannesburg, South Africa

2015 THE SKY IS THE LIMIT kiteworkshop in public space, Open Air Gallery Project, Arctic Art Institute, Murmansk, Russia

2015 THE SKY IS THE LIMIT kiteworkshop in public space,Teriberka Festival, Arctic Art Institute, Teriberka, Russia

2015 THE SKY IS THE LIMIT kiteworkshop in public space,The Commons, Hardbakka Ruins Project, Bergen, Norway

2015 Melencholia&Utopia aprox 500 jubilèe, performance for Juniutstillingen,Kunstnernes Hus & Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo, Norway

2015 Vestlandsutstillingen, Førde Kulturhus, Cabuso, Ålesund Kunstforening, Haugesund Kunstforening, Stavanger Kunsthall, Norway

2015 Another Female Artist with Gitte Sætre, Agalaus artfestival, Voss, Norway

2015 Open House, Arctic Art Institute, Murmansk,Russia

2015 Utopian Alphabet Workshop, Arctic Arts Institute, Lenina Icebreaker Museum, Murmansk, Russia

2014 Vestnorsk Tekstilkunt Tiltak for Krisehåndtering,Various public arts contexts, Norway

2014 MEAGHEA SKKLLrKGM MAH TNCA Masterutstillingen, Bergen Kunsthall, Norway

2013 Relate North, Nordic House, Reykjavik, Iceland

2013 MAGIC AND HAPPINESS;BRB in Kalfarlien 18, Bergen, Norway

2013 Vociferous Void, British Cheramic Biennale, Stoke-on-Trent, UK

2013 Anthropocene, Hardbakka Ruins Project, Bergen, Norway

2013 Stitch Project, Rom 8, Bergen

2013 Stitch Project workshops, Al Mamal Lab, Jerusalem, Israel and The Art Academy in Ramallah, Palestine

2013 KHIB MA1 show , Bontelabo, Bergen

2013 Topographies of the Obsolete, Airspace Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent, UK

2013 Anthropocene sketchwork, sitespecific work on Yas Island, United Arab Emirates

2012 Anthropocene, sitespecific projects in collaboration with Peter Mc Caughey. Bergen, Glascow, Amsterdam

2012 Spinning Workshop as part of Caroline Ceyceydo`s Human Material,HKS, Bergen, Norway 2012 Til minne om Lofothesten,w/Randi Brecke, Cafè Opera, Bergen, Norway

2012 The Stitch Project, Riddu-Riddu festival, Troms, Norway

2012 BA-show in Bergen Gamle Kretsfengsel, Bergen, Norway

2012 Soft Concrete, Cafè Opera, Bergen, Norway

2011 Hørteannualen, Telemark, Norway

2011 Shared Sensibilities, Osterøy Museum, Osterøy, Norway

2011 Soft Concrete, Salhus Trikotasjemuseum, Bergen, Norway

2011 Down at the Farm/Pure Art, Dluzew, Poland

2011 Catwalk, Rom 8, Bergen, Norway

2011 Costume design for the opera Havfest, Oseana Kulturhus, Os, Norway

2011 Textile manuscript with author Øyvind Ådland. Experiment SUS and CHROMA 1 Galleri Volt, Bergen

2010 Textile manuscript with poet Veronika Erstad, Ordkalotten poesifestival Tromsø.

2010 Eksperiment SUS, sitespecific workshop, Oppland, Norway

2010 Ab Ovo, Bergen, Norway

2009 Commisioned work at economusee-project Oselvermuseet, Os, Norway

2006 HH Sheikha Manal Young Artist Awardshow, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

2004 Isotop, Bergen, Norway

2002 Manizc,Galleri Zilla, Moss, Norway

2001 Strange Days Festival, Telemark, Norway

2001 Rygge Kunstforening, Rygge, Norway

2000 Horrorgallery, Momentum fringe project, Moss, Norway

 

Curatorial work and other initiatives

 

2017 Opprop for Omstilling, collaboration with Foundation 3,14, Bergen

2018 Omstillingslaboratorium, Climatefestival/Foundation 3,14, Bergen

2014 Autumn Nights,Administrative responsibilities for arts and music program in Kalfarlien 18, Bergen, Norway

2014 VTTfK: Vestnorsk Tekstilkunst Tiltak for Krisehåndtering

2014 Radio Hopes and Dreams with Elin Øyen Vister, Bergen Kunsthall, Norway

2013 organised Fringe program in Kalfarlien 18 during Bergen Assembly

2013 Hardbakka Ruins Project with Lars Tørresen and Hidemi Nishida, Bergen, Norway

2012 the Reactive Movement of Bergen with Kiyoshi Yamamoto

2004 Producer for the american artist Erika Lopez. Skeive Dager, Oslo, Norway

2000 Manizc Produksjon: Horrorgallery Sitespecific groupshow in bombshelter, as fringe activity for the Momentum Biennale, Moss, Norway

 

Awards

 

2018 3 year work grant Billedkunstnerenes Vederlagsfond, Norway

2017 1 year work grant Billedkunstnerenes Vederlagsfond, Norway

2016 1 year work grant Billedkunstnerenes Vederlagsfond, Norway

2015 1 year work grant Billedkunstnerenes Vederlagsfond, Norway

2014 Stipend from the Municipality of Bergen, Norway

2006 HH Sheikha Manal Young Artist Award, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

 

Public talks and presentations

 

2019 Artist talk, Museion, Bolzano, Italy

2019 Artist talk, Hordaland Art Centre, Bergen

2018 The Energylab, UiB, Bergen

2018 City Is Us, Monchegorsk, Russia

2017 Agenda, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo

2017 NTKs Jubileumsutstilling, Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo

2017 Climatefestival §112, Bergen

2016 Arctic Arts Forum, Arckhangelsk, Russia

2016 Beautiful Faraway, Arckhangelsk, Russia

2015 Topographies of the Obsolete ThinkThank, Stoke-on-Trent, UK

2015 Theory program at Galleri Kraft, Bergen

2015 Open House, Arctic Art Institute, Murmansk, Russia

2015 Utopian Alphabet Workshop, Arctic Arts Institute,Lenina Icebreaker Museum, Murmansk, Russia

2015 Climatefestival §112, Bergen

 

Education

 

2012- 2014 MFA, Fine Art. Bergen Academy of Arts and Design, Norway

2009- 2012 BA, Textile Art. Bergen Academy of Arts and Design, Norway

2011 European Textile Trainee Program. Tilburg, the Netherlands and Como, Italy

2002 - 2003 Visual Merchandising, Idefagskolen, Tønsberg, Norway

1999 - 2000 Fine Arts Foundationcourse 2nd year,Mølla Kunstskole,Moss, Norway

1998 - 1999 Fine Arts Foundationcourse 1st year, Einar Granums Kunstskole,Oslo, Norway

 

Member of

 

Arctic Arts Institute, the Stitch Project, BRB(the Reactive Movement of Bergen), VTTfK,

UKS, BKHV,The Union of Norwegian Textile Artists, Norwegian Climate Network (boardmember)

foto: Linda Bournane Engelberth 2018