CV KSENIA AKSENOVA

 

 

 

Born in St. Petersburg, USSR, 1983. Lives and works in Oslo, Norway

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

I WON’T DO WHAT YOU TELL ME, RAM Galleri, Oslo, NO. Curator Amelia Beavis–Harrison/ Kunst Vardo (2016)***

Cash, XI Shiryaevo Biennale, Samara, Russia; curated by Roman Korzhova (2016)

Ora or Labora, MFA Avgangsutstilling, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, NO (2016)

Slohagenhallan Project, Goethe Institut Ramallah, Palestine (2016)

Let's wait for the group, organized by Dorit Margreiter and Rike Frank, Semperdepot, Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien, Chambre d'Amis, Vienna (2015)

Beasts and Pets, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo (2015)

All Friends are Invited, Podium, Oslo (2014)

New York Art Book Fair, MOMA PS1, New York (2014)

Bachelor Graduation Show, Fossveien 24, Oslo (2014)**

The Mere Shape of It, for Open Academy, Oslo (2013)

"XOXO", Podium, Oslo (2013)*

Winter Solstice, Atelier Nord ANX (2012)

Sommerutstillingen Big One, KHiO, Oslo (2012)

Forgotten by civilization, Bogdan Khmelnizkiy most, Moscow (2010)

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

Desperate Measures 18.29, Akademirommet, Oslo (2016)

The Jungle Book, in collaboration with Martin Titus Boguslaw, P0, Oslo (2014)

SO HAPPY YOU CAME TO SEE ME, 180 Degrees Gallery, Oslo (2014)

Attaints, Forrommet til Søylegalleriet, Oslo (2013)

Something off Splendor, Backspace Gallery, Oslo (2013)

Like a Painting, Backspace Gallery, Oslo (2012)

 

PUBLIC TALK

Open Forum, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo (2014) with Hardminder Judge

GOETHE INSTITUT New York, (2014)

 

CURATORIAL

«Who has the right to the city? The case of Cuba», cocurator with Ekaterina Sharova,

Akademirommet, Oslo (24—25 March 2015), with guests: Michelle Miyares (Hollands),

Giselle Monson, Nelson Ponce, Edel Rodriguez, Raúl González Valdés (Raupa); panel

participants: Oddrun Sæther (NO), Juan Andres Milanes (CUNO), Olga Schmedling (NO),

Raúl González Valdés (CU),Dora García (SP)

 

TUMBLER CUP GALLERY, initiator and curator (2015—ongoing),

www.tumblercupgallery.tumblr.com

 

PROJECTS AND RELATED EXPERIENCE

"Debates on Division" with artist Gluklya (Natalia Petshina-Yakimanskaya) and curator Anna Pershina (2017)

Munchmuseet i Bevegelse (2016)

Akademirommet, Kunstnernes Hus, co-organizer (2015)

Barents Spektakel, Kirkenes, (2015-2017)

FIRST SUPPER SYMPOSIUM: Second Course, coordinator (2014-)

Venice Biennial Central Asian Pavillion, (2013)

 

GRANTS+HONORS

Diverse­stipend for ny­utdannede kunstnere, Kulturrådet / Arts Council Norway (2016)

FKD Stipend Project Grant (Fondet for Kunst og designstudenter ved Kunsthøgskolen i Oslo) (2016)

FKD Stipend (Fondet for Kunst og designstudenter ved Kunsthøgskolen i Oslo) (2015)

 

COMMISSIONED WORK

The Norwegian Minding Animals Award 2015, presented at DogA in Oslo March 21st, awarded to Bergljot Børresen during Dyreverndagen. The work titled VanningSted (acryl on paper).

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

Kunstkritikk 07.06.16

 

Essay for equilateralthoughts.com 16 April 2016

 

You suggested at that time art was not necessarily work made for a general public, but more like a gang of friends, BA Graduation Exhibition 2014 catalogue, editors Rachel E. Dagnall and Elin Eriksen, ed. 500

 

EDUCATION

The Academy of Fine Art, Oslo National Academy of the Arts / Kunstakademiet, Kunsthøgskolen i Oslo (KHiO), MFA Fine Arts (2014-2016)

BA in Fine Art, Academy of Fine Art Oslo, Norway (2011-2014)

Art History, Russian State University for Humanities, Moscow (2009-2010)

MA in Linguistics, Peoples' Friendship University of Russia, Moscow (2001-2007)

 

 

 

***With artists: Simona Barbera, Tim Etchells, Marianne Heier, Frans Jacobi, Jade Haj, Phillip Henderson, Pil and Galia Kollectiv, Peter Mills, Kate Pendry, Ina Wudtke, ​Vandaler Forening

 

**With artists: Camilla Aas, Thomas Bergsten, Martin Titus Boguslaw, Johan Carlsson, Christoffer Danielsson, Helena Lund Ek, Kim Groustra, Ina Hagen, Daisuke Kosugi, Daniel Lacey McDermott, Øyvind Lind, Carl Mannov, Endre Mathistad, Endre Opheim, Urd Joachimsen Pedersen, Sigbjørn Andé Ulstein Pilskog, Linda Kristin Røed, Carl Segelberg, Constance Tenvik and Jonathan Terry

 

*With artists: Calle Segelberg and Jonathan Terry