C V

Born 1980 in Stockholm, Sweden.

Lives in Bergen, Norway.


Education

2018-2019 Creative writing, Skrivekunstakademiet, Bergen
2007-2009 MFA. Bergen National Academy of the Arts
2004-2007 BFA, Bergen National Academy of the Arts
2002-2004 Gerlesborgsskolan (Art School), Stockholm
2000-2002 Analytic Philosophy, Stockholm University
1999 History of Science and Ideas, Uppsala University


Books

2022 Sifonofor, Cappelen Damm
2018 Den sanne horisonten (“True Horizon”), Cappelen Damm.
2016 Nattleksjon/ Reisedagbok (“Night Lesson / Travel Journal”) in Signaler 2016, Cappelen Damm.

Visual Art
Solo / Duo exhibitions and projects

2023
*Solo show, Kunstgarasjen, Bergen
2022
From: Notebooks 10-11 2019-2022; Embroidered book
Rift – Parallell 6, publication, KRAFT Press
2021
Frossen krusning, slottsparken, Visningsrommet USF, Bergen
2019
SIFONOFOR, Pamflett Publication no.6, Pamflett, Bergen.
2018
Vannskudd, Galleri Hvelvet/Oseana, Os.
What is Hidden What is Seen, with Henni Kitti, Oksasenkatu 11, Helsinki, Finland.
2017
Den nærmeste lyden, Kragerø Kunstforening, Norway.
Uttale verden, Galleri N. Bergslien, Eidfjord, Norway.
Light in the Absence of Light, with Henni Kitti, BLOKK Art Space, Bergen, Norway.
2016
Ascent, with Filippa Barkman, Visningsrommet USF, Bergen.
2015
Wetlands, Archipelago, Hordaland Kunstsenter, Bergen.
Unilluminated Water, with Ragnhild Ohma, Galleri Christinegård, Bergen.
Darkness Wrapped in Darkness, artist’s book.
2014
Travel Journal From a Stationary Life I & II, Studio 17, Stavanger, Norway & Cigarrvägen 13, Hökarängen, Sweden.
2013
Nattleksjon, Galleri Langegården, Bergen.
2012
Firstling of an Ass, Kunstmuseet Nord-Trøndelag, Namsos, Norway.
ELIMINATOR, (w Anja Ulset), Kurant, Tromsø, Norway.
2010
What You Should Have Asked Your Doctor, Borggården, USF Verftet, Bergen.
Heaven is a Place in Space, Galleri Langegården, Bergen.
LIVET KOMMER OCH TAR DIG!, with Susanna Kajermo and Jacqueline Forzelius, Prosjekt Alvøen, Alvøen Kulturhavn.
Nyckeln, artist’s book.
2008
Mind the Machine, Galleri Fisk, Bergen.
2007
På den ene & andre siden, Galleri Fisk, Bergen.
2003
Långmod, Rodarve, Sweden.


Group exhibitions and projects

2022                         
Booked, Muu Helsinki Contemporary Art Centre
Chart Book Fair, Charlottenborg, København
Kunstbokmessen B*stard, Oppland Kunstsenter, Lillehammer
Bergen Art Book Fair, Bergen Kunsthall
BABE (Bristol Artist’s Book Event), Bristol, Storbritannia
Bibliotek Nordica, Galleria Duetto

2021
Bibliotek Nordica, Nasjonalbiblioteket i Reykjavik, Island; Chart Book Fair, Charlottenborg, København
Rom for bøker (med Imi Maufe/Bibliotek Nordica), Kristiansand Kunsthall
BKFHsalong, Hordaland kunstsenter, Bergen 
2020
Unfolding Questions, Codes and Contours, Tromsø Kunstforening
Kunstbokmessen Bastard (med Pamflett), Oppland Kunstsenter, Lillehammer
2019
New York Art Book Fair, with Pamflett and Hordaland Kunstsenter.
Bibliotek Nordica, Codex Book Fair, San Fransisco; KKV Malmö; Malmö Konsthall; Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art; BABE, Bristol, Storbritannia; Frankfurt bokmesse.
Bergen Ateliergruppe 10 Year-Anniversary Exhibition, Visningsrommet USF, Bergen.
Bergen Art Book Fair
2018
Selvhjelpsbiblioteket, Joy Forum, Bergen.
Utstilling Bastard, Oppland Kunstsenter, Lillehammer.
2016
Bergen Art Book Fair, Bergen Kunsthall.
Kunstgarasjen, Bergen.
2015 – 2020
Flag Tromsø, Tromsø Kunstforening, Norway 2015 .
2015
Cash & Carry, Entrée, Bergen.
Norske Bøker at BABE 2015, Arnolfini & Centre for Fine Print Research & at The University of the West of England, Bristol.
2014
Flag Stavanger, Kunsthall Stavanger, Norway.
Untitled 14, Galleri s.e., Bergen.
Bergen Art Book Fair, Bergen Kjøtt.
Norske Bøker, Doverodde Arts Center, Hurup, Denmark.
2013
Flag New York City, Performa – New Visual Art Performance Biennial, New York.
Villas Sunshine, Agatunet, Utne, Norway.
2012
Flag, Entrée, Bergen.
2011
Bergen Kunsthall 1:30 #1, Knipsu, Bergen.
Collective Locality: Charm and Disfunction, Nordic Artist’s Center Dalsåsen,
Dale i Sunnfjord, Norway.
2010
BAG at Marked Kjøtt, Bergen Kjøtt.
Vestlandsutstillingen 2010, Kunstmuséet KUBE, Ålesund.
2009
Salon Alvøen, Prosjekt Alvøen, Alvøen Kulturhavn.
Summer of Production, Visningsrommet USF, Bergen.
In Real Time It Would Last Two Thousand Years, Ekspedisjonen, Lofthus.
In Real Time It Would Last a Thousand Years, MA degree show, Bergen Kunsthall.
2008
Prøverommet, Knøderen, Bergen.
U Kno When You Just in School and Like Goddamn This Too Much Homework,Visningsrommet USF, Bergen.
2007
Under Jorden: Bildrepublik i Grottan, Grottan, Stockholm.
Bachelors of the Universe, BA degree show, Bergen National Academy of the Arts.
2005
Ffg, Galleri Svenska Bilder, Stockholm.
2004
Graduation Exhibition, Gerlesborgsskolan, Stockholm.
Stockholm Art Fair, Sollentunamässan, Sollentuna.
1999
Ungdomens vårsalong, Liljevalchs konsthall, Stockholm.


Grants and support

2022 Project support grant, Arts Council Norway
2021 Project support grant, Bergen Kommune
2021 Work grant, Billedkunsternes Vederlagsfond
2021 Project support grant, Arts Council Norway
2020 Culture grant, Bergen Kommune
2020 Project support grant, Bergen Kommune
2019 Diversestipend, Government’s Grant for Artists
2018 1 year work grant, Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond
2017 Government’s Exhibition Grant, Arts Council Norway
2017 Culture grant, Bergen Kommune
2017 Project support grant, Bergen Kommune
2017 Diversestipend, Government’s Grant for Artists
2017 Eidfjord Municipality Arts Grant
2016 Project support grant, Arts Council Norway
2016 Jomfrulandstipendet
2016 Project support grant, Bergen Municipality
2016 Project support grant, Arts Council Norway
2015 Project support grant, Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond
2014 Culture Grant, Bergen Municipality
2014 Project support grant, Billedkunsternes Vederlagsfond
2013 Statens Utstillingsstipend (Government’s Exhibition Grant’), Arts Council Norway
2013 1 year work grant, Billedkunsternes Vederlagsfond
2012 Project support grant, Billedkunsternes Vederlagsfond
2012 Project support grant, Bergen Municipality
2012 Namdalsstipendiet
2011 Grant for emerging artists, Bergen Municipality
2011 Production support grant, Bergen Municipality
2010 Project support grant, Arts Council Norway
2010 Statens Utstillingsstipend (‘The State’s Exhibition Grant’), Arts Council Norway
2009 BKH Student Grant
2004 Book grant, Gerlesborgsskolan Stockholm


Other, Visual Art

2023
*Artist in Residence, Hardanger-Berlin
2021         
Artist in Residence, Leveld Kunstnartun
Forlag eller ei, interview by Åsa Osmundsen Opedal, Numer #127
2020
Acquired by Bergen kommune
2019
Acquired by Faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design, University of Bergen
2017
Acquired by Kragerø Municipality
Acquired by Eidfjord Municipality
Reading, Fanzinekveld, Tag Team Studio, Bergen
Artist of the Week, Bergensavisen, May 26th 2017.
Hjelp og selvhjelp i annus horribilis, Espen Johansen, Numer #111
The Function of Fanzines in Art. An Exploration of Works by Kay Arne Kirkebø and Lisa Him-Jensen, Cecilie Almberg Størkson, Bergen Zines’ anthology
Artist in Residence, Bergslikorene, Eidfjord
Illustrations for Fett #1 2017
2016
Artist in Residence, Jomfruland
Illustrations for Fett #1 2016, independent feminist magazine
2015
Illustrations for Fett #4 2015
Contributor to Norsk Retorikk, RAD #7, published by BEK Bergen Center for Electronic Arts.
Illustrations for Fett #1 & #2
2012
Acquired by Namsos Hospital
Acquired by Namsos Kunstforening
Acquired by Bergen Kunstforening
Artist In Residence, Namsos Kunstforening
A I R Bergen-Berlin, artist in residence, supported by Bergen Municipality.
2011
Acquired by Bergen Kunstforening
Artist In Residence, Nordic Art Center Dalsåsen, Dale i Sunnfjord.
2009 There Is Nothing It’s Like To Be Such A Thing, Public Art 2009-2010, Rokkansenteret,
Bergen.

2021         
Artist in Residence, Leveld Kunstnartun
Forlag eller ei, interview by Åsa Osmundsen Opedal, Numer #127
2020
Acquired by Bergen kommune
2019
Acquired by Faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design, University of Bergen
2017
Acquired by Kragerø Municipality
Acquired by Eidfjord Municipality
Reading, Fanzinekveld, Tag Team Studio, Bergen
Artist of the Week, Bergensavisen, May 26th 2017.
Hjelp og selvhjelp i annus horribilis, Espen Johansen, Numer #111
The Function of Fanzines in Art. An Exploration of Works by Kay Arne Kirkebø and Lisa Him-Jensen, Cecilie Almberg Størkson, Bergen Zines’ anthology
Artist in Residence, Bergslikorene, Eidfjord
Illustrations for Fett #1 2017
2016
Artist in Residence, Jomfruland
Illustrations for Fett #1 2016, independent feminist magazine
2015
Illustrations for Fett #4 2015
Contributor to Norsk Retorikk, RAD #7, published by BEK Bergen Center for Electronic Arts.
Illustrations for Fett #1 & #2
2012
Acquired by Namsos Hospital
Acquired by Namsos Kunstforening
Acquired by Bergen Kunstforening
Artist In Residence, Namsos Kunstforening
A I R Bergen-Berlin, artist in residence, supported by Bergen Municipality.
2011
Acquired by Bergen Kunstforening
Artist In Residence, Nordic Art Center Dalsåsen, Dale i Sunnfjord.
2009 There Is Nothing It’s Like To Be Such A Thing, Public Art 2009-2010, Rokkansenteret,
Bergen.


Other, Literature

2020
Virvling, essay, Vagant no. 3-4/2019 (delayed publ. date)
2019
Sardiner fra stemmefabrikken; Skrivekunstakademiet’s Anthology
Readings: Lyrikksalong: Edith Södergran, Litteraturhuset in Bergen
2018
Readings: De store debutantdagene, Litteraturhuset in Oslo/ Debutantkveld, Cappelen Damm, Oslo/ Debutantkveld, Nye stemmer/Forfattersleppet, by Forfattersentrum. As part of Skrivekunstakademiet: Poesidigg, Bergen/ Litteratursymposiet in Odda.
Slutning, poetry in Bergens Tidende (May 2018)
2017
Reading: Nye stemmer/Forfattersleppet, Litteraturhuset in Bergen


Memberships

• Norsk forfattersentrum / The Norwegian Writers’ Center
• Norske billedkunstnere / Norwegian Visual Artists Association (NBK)
• Visual Artists’ Association Hordaland / Bildende kunstneres forening Hordaland(BKFH)
• Tegnerforbundet / The Norwegian Drawing Association
• Bergen Ateliergruppe
• VISP


Work related to art

2016-2023 Guest teacher, Bergen Art School
2022 Assessor, Bergen School of Architecture
2022 Jury member, Trykkeriet MA Art Award
2021 Writing workshop for artists, VISP
2019-2020 Guest teacher, Faculty of Fine Art (KMD), University of Bergen
2019 Assessor, KMD
2019 Guest mentor, Trafo
2018-2020 Board member, Bergen Ateliergruppe
2018 Jury member, The MA Week Exhibition, Hordaland Art Center.
2017-2018 Deputy member, Advisory Board, Kunstgarasjen
2011-2012 Chairman, Bergen Ateliergruppe
2011 Jury member, BKSF Spring Exhibition
2008-2011 Gallery attendant etc., Visningsrommet USF, Bergen
2009 Organizer of the MA Seminar, Bergen National Academy of the Arts
2008 Student representative, MA Admission Committee, Bergen National Academy of the Arts

Lisa Him-Jensen 2021