Bjarne Bare

Installation view of If, Then, Because, Since and So
Sørlandets Kunstmuseum 2018

Installation view of If, Then, Because, Since and So
Sørlandets Kunstmuseum 2018

Installation view of If, Then, Because, Since and So
OSL contemporary, Oslo 2017

If, Then, Because, Since and So
Hassla Books 2017, ISBN 978-1-940881-19-5

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

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

Installation view of Syzygy from Young Lions, Preus Museum 2017

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

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

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

Installation view from 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 #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, Palazzetto Tito, Venezia 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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

Visual artist,
co-founder of MELK and Cornerkiosk press

Born 1985 in Poznan, Poland
Lives in Los Angeles and Oslo

Enquiries:

Studio: hello@barebjarne.no
Acquisitions: OSL contemporary, Oslo, Norway

Education:

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

Solo and duo exhibitions:

2019:
OSL contemporary, Oslo

2017:
If, Then, Because, Since and So. OSL contemporary, 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:

2019:
Pointed Consciousness, QB Gallery, Oslo - curated by Behzad Farazollahi

2018:
If, Then, Because, Since and So (excerpt), Sparebanken Sør Art Award. Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand, Norway
ANNEX, at M+B gallery, Los Angeles - curated by Jay Ezra
Belt Friction. Kopeikin Gallery, Los angeles - with Bridget Mullen, Ellen Schafer, Jordie Oetken and Malcolm Oliver Perkins. Curated by Arden Surdam

2017:
The Young Lions. Preus Museum, Horten, Norway
MFA thesis exhibition. UCLA Broad Art Center, Los Angeles - with Jackie Rines, Kate Spencer Stewart and Veronica Gelbaum

2016:
Syzygy / Roaming. Louise Dany / UKS, Oslo, Norway
Sakte bilder. Lillehammer Kunstmuseum, Lillehammer, Norway
Gallery artists, OSL contemporary, 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

2014:
Publish / Curate. TJ Boulting, London, UK
2014Frames: Projecting International Photography. CCA, Glasgow, UK

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

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

2011:
Nofound to New Documents. Viktor Wynd Fine Art, London, UK

2009:
Fotografia Nouvelle, Palito, Bombon, Helado. miaumiau, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2008:
Høstutstillingen. Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway

2007:
Art4Aid, Gallery Zuiderkerk. Amsterdam, Netherlands

Bibliography:

If, Then, Because, Since and So
artist book
Hassla Books 2017
ISBN 978-1-940881-19-5

Un'apparizione di superfici
Apm Edizioni 2017 - edited by Luca Panaro
ISBN 978-88-891099-6-0

GR-09022017
SKREID Publishing 2017
ISBN 978-82-690710-0-9

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

Curatorial work:

2009 and ongoing:
Curatorial work for MELK through numerous solo and group exhibitions featuring contemporary Scandinavian photography across Europe, including publications.

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, with Mikkel McAlinden, Morten Andersen, Christine Istad, Mattias Josefsson, Kjetil Skøien, Jan Walaker and Mette Tronvoll. Hole Artcenter, Oslo

Other:

Co-founder and director of MELK since 2009
Founder of Cornerkiosk press since 2011
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 - 2018 Foam Museum
Jury member - Østlandsutstillingen 2013

Curatorial work:

E.O. Hoppé Estate Collection, 2019
Sequence, layout and design

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