Bjarne Bare

Syzygy - 150 x 100 cm archival pigment print - 2015-16
Installation view from Syzygy at Louise Dany / UKS, Oslo 2016

Frank Augustus' Desires - 150 x 100 cm archival pigment print - 2016
Installation view from Syzygy at Louise Dany / UKS, Oslo 2016

1991 - 150 x 100 cm archival pigment print - 2016
Installation view from Syzygy at Louise Dany / UKS, Oslo 2016

Dog Days - 150x100 cm c-print - 2016
Installation view OSL contemporary, Oslo 2016

MAR - Cornerkiosk press 2016
ISBN 978-82-998640-9-1

Wind Study (Los Angeles) #1 #2 #3 - 150x100 cm each c-print - 2015
Installation view Distant Shadow, Three Shadows Art Centre, Xiamen 2015

Instalaltion view, Bivouacked - with Tiril Hasselknippe
OSL contemporary, Oslo 2015

Outboard Swaddle #11 - 101x151,5 cm c-print - 2014-15
Installation view Bivouacked, OSL contemporary, Oslo 2015

Outboard Swaddle - 150x100 cm each, c-print - 2014 - 15
Installation view Sakte Bilder Lillehammer Kunstmuseum, 2016

Outboard Swaddle #10 - 125x175 cm c-print - 2014
Installation view Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venezia 2014

Outboard Swaddle (Studies from Venice)
Installation view Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venezia 2014

Wind Study #1 #2 #3 - 151,5x101 cm each c-print - 2013-15

Pineappleweed - 32x43,5 cm c-print - 2013-15
Installation view Kunstparken, Risør 2015

Grapnel Grapple - Cornerkiosk press 2014
ISBN 978-82-998640-3-9

Cropping the Ocean - Cornerkiosk press 2014
ISBN 978-82-998640-5-3

Ocean series - Hardtack, Grapnel Grapple, Big Splash 2013

Hardtack - 50x70 cm inkjet print 2013

94 Pictures as Black Square, 124x124cm Silver Gelatin print, 2011-2012
Installation view MoDERNISM MACHINE, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo 2012

Installation view MoDERNISM MACHINE, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo 2012

With: Bare, Baumeister, Beuys, Boyle, Dubuffet, Elgin, Estève, Friedman, Gris, Hartung, Kippenberger, Klein, Léger, van der Linde, Matisse, Mignard, Mojord Jahnsen, Ono, Opsahl, Picasso, Soulages, de Staël, Texmon Rygh and Villon

Machine Studies (Projected) 2012, 81 slides
MoDERNISM MACHINE, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo 2012

Entering a Site of Production - Henie Onstad Kunstsenter 2012 - ISBN 978-82-8294-008-5

Essay for Entering a Site of Production - Henie Onstad Kunstsenter 2012 - ISBN 978-82-8294-008-5

Hose Variations - Cornerkiosk press 2011 - ISBN 978-82-998640-0-8

Hose Variations 2011

Hose Study (Buenos Aires), 88 x 120 cm c-print - 2009
Installation view, book launch at MELK, Oslo 2011

Photographer, co-founder of MELK and founder of Cornerkiosk press.

Born 1985 in Poznan, Poland
Lives in Los Angeles, USA and Oslo, Norway
e-mail: hello at barebjarne.no

Represented by OSL contemporary, Oslo, Norway

Education:

2015/2017 - MFA UCLA Los Angeles
2010/2013 - BFA Academy of Fine Art Oslo

Solo and duo exhibitions:

2016:
Syzygy / Roaming. Louise Dany / UKS, Oslo, Norway

2015:
Bivouacked. OSL contemporary, Oslo, Norway - with Tiril Hasselknippe
The Pineappleweed. Kunstparken, Risør, Norway

2014:
Outboard Swaddle. Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Palazzetto Tito, Venice, Italy

Selected group exhibitions:

2016:
Sakte bilder. Lillehammer Kunstmuseum, Lillehammer, Norway
Gallery artists, OSL contemporary, Oslo, Norway
KALEID editions, Academy of Fine Art Oslo, Norway **

2015:
Distant shadow, Jimei X Arles. Three Shadows Xiamen Photography Art Centre, Xiamen, China - curated by Thora Dolven Balke
Hatch. Agder Kunstsenter, Kristiansand, Norway
KALEID editions. The Art Academy, London, UK **

2014:
Art Book Weekend. Demon's Mouth, Oslo, Norway **
New Cats in Art Photography. Humble Arts Foundation
Publish / Curate. TJ Boulting, London, UK
2014Frames: Projecting International Photography. CCA, Glasgow, UK
24 Photo Books. Belfast Exposed, Belfast, UK **
Photobookshow. Galleri Vasli Souza, Malmö, Sweden **
Bingind Image. Tetterode, Amsterdam, Netherlands **

2013:
13/18 - Oslo Academy of Fine Art - BFA degree show. Oslo, Norway

2012:
MoDERNISM MACHINE. Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo, Norway
Photobook show D, Helsinki, Finland. **
Voies-Off. Arles, France. La Photographie du Nord en 3 actes. Hosted by the Finnish Museum of Photography*

2011:
Fotofest 2011, Trondheim, Norway
Zine Fair. Kunsthalle Wien, Wienna, Austria **
Tokyo Artbook Fair. Tokyo, Japan **
I've Zeen the Darkness. Galerie dieschonestadt, Germany *
Nofound to New Documents. Viktor Wynd Fine Art, London, UK
7000words.com - One work per day in a week.
Humble Arts Foundation - Groupshow #36.

2009:
Fotografia Nouvelle, Palito, Bombon, Helado. miaumiau, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Launch of MELK. MELK, Oslo, Norway

2008:
Høstutstillingen, Statens 121. Kunstutstilling. Oslo - Stavanger, Norway *

2007:
Breakthrough, SAFC San Fransisco, USA *
Art4Aid, Gallery Zuiderkerk. Amsterdam, Netherlands *

*denotes juried exhibition
**denotes participation with publication at a book exhibition

Publications:

Sakte Bilder: Samtidsfotografi
Lillehammer Kunstmuseum 2016
ISBN 978-82-935020-1-2

MAR
artist book
Cornerkiosk press 2016
ISBN 978-82-998640-9-1

New Scandinavian Photography (editor)
Black Dog Publishing 2015
ISBN 978-1-910433-09-6

Cropping the Ocean
artist book
Cornerkiosk press 2014
ISBN 978-82-998640-5-3

Grapnel Grapple
artist book
Cornerkiosk press 2014
ISBN 978-82-998640-3-9

Entering a Site of Production - MoDERNISM MACHINE
Henie Onstad Kunstsenter 2012
ISBN 978-82-8294-008-5

Hose Variations, Studies from Los Angeles and elsewhere
artist book
Cornerkiosk press 2011
ISBN 978-82-998640-0-8

Shaping Time
The Polish National Film, Television and Theatre School Press 2011
ISBN 978-83-878704-0-9

Writings:

Interviewed by Joanna Cresswell, Unseen Magazine, 2016
Interviewed by Tine Semb, Billedkunst Art Journal, 2016
Conversation with Charlotte Cotton for Objektiv #10, 2015
On My Mind, Foam, 2015
Art Territory, Photo Reportage from CHART ART FAIR, 2015
OCA News, Bjarne Bare Solo Exhibition at Palazzetto Tito in Venice, 2014
Interviewed by Joanna Cresswell, The Plantation Journal #1, 2014
Interviewed by Source Photo, Copeland Book Market, 2013
Interview with Ed Ruscha in Objektiv #6, 2012
Kunstmaskineriet, review by Mona Pahle Bjerke, NRK, 2012
Spøkelset i maskinen, review by Tommy Olsson, Morgenbladet, 2012
Fotografisk Fostring, review by Gustav Borgersen, ArtsceneTrondheim, 2011

Grants:

Jansons Legat, scholarship 2015
UKS Norway, travel grant 2015
Arts Council Norway, two year work grant for young artists 2014
OCA / Residency at Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, Italy 2014
Arts Council Norway, project Grant 2012, 2014
Norwegian Photographic Fund 2014
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Norway 2014
City of Risør, project grant 2013
City of Oslo, project grant 2011

Curatorial work:

2009:
Co- founder and director of MELK and curator of near 40 solo and group exhibitions featuring new Scandinavian photography across Europe.

2014:
green apples / blue sky - Morten Andenæs. Paris November 2014 in collaboration between MELK, Fotogalleriet and Objektiv.

2011:
Scandinavian Forest aka. MILKSHAKE #2. Groupshow with 11 emerging Scandinavian photographers at Akerhus Kunstsenter.

2010:
DARK CURRENTS aka. MILKSHAKE #1. At Fotogalleriet, Oslo.

2009:
EAST WEST FUSION 'Norske Blikk på Japan' Utvalgte fotografier. Hole Artcenter, Oslo

Other:

Co-founder and director of MELK 2009 - 2015
Founder of Cornerkiosk press 2011 - present
Teaching assistant at UCLA Art Department for Catherine Opie, Chelsea Mosher and James Welling 2015 - 2017
Member of Unge Kunstneres Samfund (UKS)
Editorial advisor at Objektiv 2010 - 2015
Board member FKD - Fund for Art and Design Students in Oslo 2012 - 2015
Nominator for Plat(t)form 2013,15, Fotomuseum Winterthur
Nominator for Foam Paul Huf Award 2015,16, Foam Museum Amsterdam
Jury member - Østlandsutstillingen 2013

Talks:

Re Focus, Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium 2015
Fotodepartamanet, Saint Petersburg 2013
Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo 2013
TENT MCR, Manchester 2013
Oslo Fotokunstskole, Oslo 2013
Fotofest, Fotofagskolen, Trondheim 2011

New Scandinavian Photography (editor)
Black Dog Publishing 2015 ISBN 978-1-910433-09-6

Curatorial work for MELK
Mårten Lange at Fotogalleriet Oslo 2010

Curatorial work for MELK
Linn Pedersen at MELK Oslo 2013

Curatorial work for MELK
Booth at Unseen Amsterdam 2013

Curatorial work for MELK
Morten Andenæs and Ivan Galuzin at MELK Oslo 2014

Curatorial work for MELK
Lina Scheynius at MELK Oslo 2014

East West Fusion
Mikkel McAlinden at Hole Artcenter 2009

Curatorial work for MELK
Emil Salto at MELK Oslo 2012

Curatorial work for MELK
Morten Andenæs in Paris 2014

Curatorial work for MELK
Nicholas Gottlund at MELK Oslo 2015

Curatorial work for MELK
Nicolai Howalt & Trine Søndergaard at Akershus Kunstsenter 2010

Curatorial work for MELK
Ola Rindal at MELK Oslo 2010