about

Magnus Bjerk CV / BIO
Born 1980, Sarpsborg, Norge

Education:
2001/04 Edinburgh College of Art, BA (Hons) Fine Art Photography
2000/01 Sogndal Folkehøgskule, Photographic Foundation
1999/00 University of Oslo, ‘Examen philosophicum’

Selected exhibitions:

2016:
–Solo exhibition, Blomqvist Kunsthandel (both exhibition halls), Oslo. With collaborators: Ingrid Nord, Namia Leigh, Anders Ericson, Mikael Böök, Anne Bjerk, Tim Lawrence og «Bok På Veitvet» ved Ulrika Staugaard, Sinikka J Olsen, Siri Jæger Brudvik, Signe Vasshus, Kathleen Alana Morley.
2014:
–Group exhibition, collaboration with Ingrid Nord Galleri Format, Oslo.
–Solo exhibition, 30th Sarajevo International Art Festival ‘Sarajevo Winter/PAFF’ National Library of Sarajevo. Collaboration with Namia Leigh. Curators: Asja Mandić & Ibrahim Spahic.
2013:
–Group exhibition Incubarte Festival (6th International Art Festival), Valencia, Spain. Catalogue.
–Group exhibition, Third European Triennale for Ceramics and Glass, Mons, Belgium. Catalogue
2012:
–Group exhibition, RISD Museum USA, curator: Andy Adams (Flak Photo) Catalogue
2011:
–Group exhibition, Lodz Biennale (‘Fokus Lodz Biennale’), part of the ‘Inner Fokus’ programme, curated by Anna Tyczynska, Lodz, Poland. Catalogue
2010:
–Group exhibition, National Museum of Warsaw, Poland. Catalogue
2009:
–Solo exhibition, The entire façade of Oslo Central Train Station next to main entrance (Public art, ‘Oslo Open’ Art Festival), Norway Catalogue
–Solo exhibition, Official festival artist for the ‘Olavsdagene’ Culture Festival, Sarpsborg.

Puchased by
(Private collectors are not included)

KODE Museet i Bergen, 1 work (collaboration with Ingrid Nord)
National Norwegian Central hospital, Trondheim St. Olav (public art), 6 works
Standard Life Investments, 3 works
Blomqvist Kunsthandel A/S, 3 works
Annual national Norwegian Charity Campaign auction (TV-aksjonen) in benefit for UNICEF, 1 work
Charity Campaign auction in benefit for SOS Barnebyer, 2 works
Sarpsborg/Østfold County, Norway (public art), 2 works
Fredrikstad/Østfold County, Norway (public art), 2 works
Moss/Østfold County, Norway (public art), 2 works
Association for Norwegian students Abroad (ANSA), 1 work
NorgesGruppen ASA, 3 arbeider
Ferd A/S v. Johan H Andresen, 1 work
Alpha Nordic Capital, 1 work
J.B. Ugland Shipping A/S, 2 works
Wallenius Wilhelmsen Lines A/S, 3 works
Innovasjon Norge, 1 work
Infotjenester AS, 6 works
Tomlin Bean London, 3 works
Saga Innovation A/S, 6 works

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