ASLE NILSEN

MARSELISGT. 27
0551 OSLO 

Mobil: +47 90 41 36 55 // E-mail:  nilsen.asle[at]gmail.com // Org#: 989 558 013

                         

CV

Born: 04 03 1958  
Heggedal, Asker. 

Visual artist. Live and work in Oslo

Main profession: Painting.
Also working in the following media: installations, sculpture, sound-art, video,
live-art/performance.

Artistic leader of the art-group Verdensteatret, Oslo. ( www.verdensteatret.com)

 

EDUCATION

1980 - 84   Academy of Fine Art, Oslo. 

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ARTISTIC WORKS:

2016

Broen over Gjørme / Bridge over Mud, Brooklyn Academy of Music. (BAM) New York, USA

Broen over Gjørme / Bridge over Mud, On the Boards. Seattle, USA
Broen over Gjørme / Bridge over Mud Stamsund Internasjonale Teater. Lofoten, Norway

2015
Exhibition of Paintings:
Tilsynekomster og forsvinninger, Kampen Visningsrom, Oslo, Norway 

Broen over Gjørme / Bridge over Mud, National Center for Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia (part of The 6th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art) **

2014
Broen over Gjørme / Bridge over Mud, Henie Onstad Art Center, Oslo, Norway
(part of Ultima
festival of Contemporary Music

National 5-years working grant. NBK. (visual art)

2013

Exhibition of Paintings:
Sound of Mu. Oslo

Exhibition of Paintings:
BONTELABO, Bergen

2012
And All the Questionmarks Started to Sing
Festival EXIT  
Creteil, Paris. Maison des Arts Créteil  (march 2012)
Exhibition+ Live performance

And All the Questionmarks Started to Sing
FESTIVALVIA
Maubeuge, France. (March – April 2012)

Exhibition (titled "Low Tech")

2011
Utstilling av installasjonen FORTELLERORKESTERET.
Palais des beaux Arts. (BOZAR). Brussels, Belgium.

Installation /live performance. And All the Questionmarks Started to Sing
Festival Mois Multi, Quebec, Canada

Installation /live performance. And All the Questionmarks Started to Sing
EMPAC, Troy. USA.

Installation /live performance. And All the Questionmarks Started to Sing
Future Perfect / Co-presented with DTW and PS 122, New York City.

 

Installation /live performance. And All the Questionmarks Started to Sing
FABBRICA EUROPA, Florence, Italy

Installation: FORTELLERORKESTERET (The Telling Orchestra).
PQ11. Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space
Prague, Czech Republic

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2010

Installation: “And All the Questionmarks Started to Sing” 
(Exhibition of electromechanical installation )
Shanghai Biennale 2010.
Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China

Installation: “Telling Orchestras and Funeral Machines” 
(Exhibition of 2 electro-mechanical installations)
Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangchou, China. 

Installation /live performance: “And All the Questionmarks Started to Sing” 
Theater der Welt, 2010.
Venue: PACT Zollverein, Essen, Germany.

Installation /live performance: “And All the Questionmarks Started to Sing” 
(Live performance/concert-version)
Ultima festival of Contemporary Music
Venue: Black Box Theatre, Oslo, Norway

Installation /live performance: “And All the Questionmarks Started to Sing”
(Live performance/concert-version)
Avant Art Festival 2010
Venue: Impart Arts Center. Wroclaw, Poland.

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2009
Solo exhibition of paintings. Galleri TRAFO (Kunsthallen) Asker, Norway.

“LOUDER”(Performance/concert/Installation

Presented at Intercity Festival, Florence Italy.

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2008

“FORTELLERORKESTERET” /“The Telling Orchestra”. (Electro-mechanical installation)
Exhibited at “SYNTHETIC TIMES – NEW MEDIA ART CHINA 2008”.
Presented by the National Art Museum of China, (NAMOC) Beijing June/july -08.

“FORTELLERORKESTERET” /“The Telling Orchestra”. (Electro-mechanical installation)
Exhibited at DORA, Trondheim. (2008)

 

“LOUDER” (Performance/concert/installation)

Presentations in 2008: 

Bergen Festspillene. 

DORA,Trondheim

Philadelphia Arts Festival, USA

PS 122 New York City, USA

EMPAC (Experimental Media & Performing Arts Center, NY.) USA

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2007

National 2-years working grant. NBK. (visual art)

National 1-year working grant. (scenography)

 

“LOUDER” (Performance/concert/installation)
First presenation 05 October -07. Black Box Theatre, Oslo, Norway

 

Exhibition of installation works at KUNSTNERNES HUS, Oslo, Norway. Oct-Dec.-07: 
“FORTELLERORKESTERET” (“The Telling Orchestra”)

+ “LOUDER ROOM” 
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2006

 “CONCERT FOR GREENLAND” (performance/concert/installation)

 “steirischer herbst festival ”, Graz, Austria.

De Singel, Antwerpen, Belgium.

TRAFO House of Contemporary Art, Budapest, Hungary.

 

“FORTELLERORKESTERET” (“The Telling Orchestra”) 
Exhibited at Kunsthaus Graz, Austria.
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2005

 “FORTELLERORKESTERET” (“The Telling Orchestra”) 
Exhibited: “THOU”, Stavanger, Norway

“CONCERT FOR GREENLAND” (performance/concert/installation)
“Ultima International Festival of Contemporary Music”, Black Box, Oslo, Norway. 

“DETOX” BIT Teatergarasjen, Bergen, Norway.

AvantGarden, Trondheim, Norway. 

Kulturhuset Stockholm, Sweden. 

The Norwegian Opera (Performing at seminar on Space-related art) Oslo, Norway. 

Stamsund International Theatre festival, Lofoten.                 

“International Theatre festival Divadelna” Nitra. Slovakia. 

USA:
PS 122, New York City, USA 

Awarded the Bessie Award 2006 in the category: New Media/installation
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2004

Exhibition of paintings. Black Box, Oslo

National 3-years working grant. (visual art)

Grant from Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond. (visual art)
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2003        

“MANDALA” (performance/installation)

BIT Teatergarasjen, Bergen, Norway
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2001-2003    

“TSALAL”  (performance/concert/installation)

Shown: The Annual Exhibition for Visual Art, Oslo, Norway 

Black Box Theatre, Oslo, Norway 

AvantGarden, Trondheim, Norway 

European Digital Stage Art Festival, Århus, Denmark 

"ULTIMA" Festival for Contemporary Music, Oslo, Norway 

Haugesund Theatre, Haugesund, Norway 

"MAGMA" Festival for New Nordic Music, Berlin, Germany 

 “Autunnale New Music Festval” , BIT Teatergarasjen, Bergen, Norway

 “Center for Cultural Decontamination”, Beograd, Serbia 

Museum of Contemporary Art, Reykjavik, Island 

 

2003  Awarded “The Telenor Cultural Prize 2003” for use of new technology in art)

 

2002 Exhibition Sandefjord Kunstforening (Paintings)

 

2002   Grant from NBK (paintings)

 

2001    Exhibition Galleri KunKunst, Oslo(Paintings)

 

2001    Exhibition, The National Annual Exhibition, Oslo.   (Paintings)

 

2001    Exhibition Galleri Heer, Oslo(paintings)

 

2000      

Exhibition, Norwegian Pictures.  Galleri Brandstrup(Paintings)


"RÉGLA"  (Performance, installation)

Black Box Theatre, Oslo, Norway 

Museum for Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway

BIT Teatergarasjen, Bergen, Norway

AvantGarden, Trondheim, Norway 

Savoy Theatre Helsinki, Finland

Kulturhuset Stockholm, Sweden

            

"The RÉGLA-room" (installation)

Interactive installation at "Oslo Open" Oslo, Norway