A K Dolven

What can I do for you (2007) — A K Dolven
What can I do for you (2007) — A K Dolven
The Clock I, II, III, IV (2003) — A K Dolven
to nye morgener (2009) — A K Dolven
what can I do for you (2007) — A K Dolven
What can I do for you (2007) — A K Dolven

b. 1953. Lives and works in Lofoten and London

1972–1973 Ecole des Beaux Arts Aix-en-Provence
1978–1979 Ecole National Supérieur des Beaux Arts, Paris
1982–1986 Statens Kunstakademi, Oslo
1987–1988 DAAD/ Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs grant Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin

Selected solo Exhibitions
2015 please return, Ikon gallery, UK
2014 Teenagers Lifiting the Sky, Wilkinson Gallery, London
2014 John Giorno and A K Dolven – Vinyl launch and Talk, Curator Gaby Hartel, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
2014 I found I found, Stormen Litterature and Concert Hall, Bodø, Norway - permanent public art
2013 JA as long as I can, CCC, Tours, France
2013 when I discovered the end I wanted to live really long, Kunsthal 44 Møen, Møen, Denmark
2011 change my way of seeing, Galleri MGM, Oslo, Norway
2011 The Finnish Untuned Bell (permanent sculpture), Ekenäs, Finland
2011 Shining Light, Galleri Elverket, Ekenäs, Finland
2011 ‘vertical on my own’, Galleri Bo Bjerrgaard, Copenhagen
2010 ‘the day the sky became my ground’
2010 Wilkinson Gallery, London, UK
2010 Untuned Bell, Tullinløkka, Oslo, Norway
2010 looking for balance, Platform China, Beijing, China
2010 the day the sky became my ground, Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand, Norway
2009 ‘ahead’, Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum, Tromsø, Norway
2009 A K Dolven - Værker, Galleri Bo Bjergaard, Copenhagen, Denmark
2007 ‘bring me back’, Galerie Anhava, Helsinki
2007 ‘what can I do for you’, Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo, Galleri Bo Bjerggaard, Copenhagen
2006 ‘amazon’, Wilkinson Gallery, London
2006 ‘madonna and amazon’, carlier | gebauer, Berlin
2006 Festival Artist, Molde, Norway
2005 Olga Korper Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2004 DA2 Domus Artium, Salamanca, Spain
2004 ‘moving mountain’, CAC Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, and AroS, Århus Kunstmuseum, Denmark
2004 ‘moving mountain’, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway
2004 ‘from last winter’, Munch Museum, Oslo
2004 ‘2:57’, Galerie Anhava, c/o Korjaamo, Helsinki
2003 ‘The Clock’, Niels Borch Jensen Print Gallery, Berlin
2002 ‘between the morning and the handbag’, Galerie Anhava, Helsinki
2002 ‘between the morning and the handbag’, Anthony Wilkinson Gallery at The Galleries Show, Royal Academy of Arts, London
2002 ‘2:57’, carlier|gebauer, Berlin
2002 ‘headlights’, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo
2002 ‘Imagespassages’, le Musee d’Annecy, France
2002 ‘stairs’, Staatliches Museum Schwerin, Germany
2002 ‘where do I meet reality’, Bo Bjerggaard Gallery, Copenhagen
2001 South London Gallery, London
2001 Kunsthalle Nurnberg, Nurnberg, German
2001 Kunsthalle Bern, Bern
2001 Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo
2001 Galleri Bouhlou, Bergen, Norway
2001 ‘it could happen to you’, Northern Gallery of Contemporary Art, Sunderland, UK
2001 ‘Videos and Films from 1995-2001’, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
2001 Visual Arts at Sadlers Wells, Sadlers Wells, London
2000 Fred-Thieler Prize, Berlinische Galerie, Berlin
2000 ‘puberty’, Galerie Gebauer, Berlin
2000 Galleri i8, Reykjavik, Iceland
1999 Video Gallery, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, USA

Group exhibitions (selection from 2009)
Abstraksjon 11, Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo, Norway
Shades of Black on White, Galleri Bo Bjerggaard, Copenhagen
Presenting DIAS, DIAS, Vallensbæk, Denmark
Remix, Bury Sculpture Centre, Manchester, UK 2013 Sous l’Amazone coule un fleuve, FRAC, Auvergne, France
PARADOKS. Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway
Nordic Cool 2013: New Nordic Architecture and Identity, The Kennedy Center, Washington, USA
Desire Lines, ACCA The Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, Australia
Two men with glasses and a woman in an igloo, A K Dolven, Daniel Richter, Per Bak Jensen, Esbjerg Kunstmuseum, DR
Munch by others, Haugar Kunstmuseum, Tønsberg, Norway
Schwanengesang - Performance programme, Hebbel am Ufer (HAU1), Berlin
Guangzhou Triennial 2012, Guangzhou, China - due to political reasons and Norwegian citizenship A K Dolven’s work was
removed by Chinese authorities
New Nordic – Arkitektur & Identitet, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, Denmark
Poster Show, Carlier|Gebauer, Berlin
A matter of words, OSL contemporary, Oslo
Norwegian Season, MK Gallery, Milton Keynes, UK
Sammen, Trondheim Kunstmuseum, Trondheim, Norway
Seeing is remembering, Stedefreund, Berlin
Carnegie Art Award, Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
Absolutt Installasjon, Museum of Contemporary Art , Oslo, Norway
When a Painting Moves… Something Must be Rotten, Stenersenmuseet, Oslo, Norway
Folkestone Triennale, Folkestone, UK
Screaming From The Mountain, Landscapes and Viewpoints, Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand, Norway
Norway Now in NYC, .NO, New York
KIND OF NICE, The 20th Anniversary of Galerie Anhava, Galerie Anhava, Helsinki, Finland
‘Vidéo & Après’, Centre Pompidou, Paris
NORSK, une scène artistique norvégienne contemporaine, Galerie Poggi & Bertoux associés, Paris
For Alltid, Bomuldsfabriken Kunsthall, Arendal, Norway
Carnegie Art Award, Listasafn Islands, Reykjavik, The Royal Academy of Fine Arts Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Stockholm,
Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo
Sea Fever, Southampton City Art Gallery, Southampton, UK
MIXED EMOTIONS / gemischte Gefühle, Kunsthalle Brennabor / Brandenburg an der Havel, Brandenburg, Germany*
Farbe in der Zeitgenossischen Kunst, Neuen Kunstvereins Giessen, Germany
‘There is no Road’, LABoral Centro de Arte, Gijón, Spain
‘One Hundred Years’, Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo, Norway
GSK Contemporary at the Royal Academy, London
Nachspiel Vorschpiel, Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium, Vestfosssen, Norway
Statens Kunstakademi 100 år, Museet for Samtidskunst, Oslo, Norway
Mit Dem Fahrrrad zur Milchstrasse, Zeitgenossische Kunst aus der Sammlung Hoffman, Berlin, Germany
HoviArt 2009, Anttolanhovi, Finland
Maritime Chronicles # 2, Center da Cultura NAIRS|Kulturzentrum NAIRS, Scuol, Switzerland
The Eye in the Door, Kunsthallen Nikolaj, Copenhagen, Denmark
AntArctic, Haugar Vestfold Kunstmuseum, Tønsberg, Norway
Carnegie Art Award, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark*
Mejan Labs Art Service, Mejan Labs, Stockholm, Sweden
just another shadow, the 7.9 cubic meters’ programme, Stanley Picker Gallery, Kingston, UK
HotchPotch – London, MKII, London
Zeigen. An audio tour trough Berling by Karin Sander, Temporäre Kunsthalle Berlin, Germany

Public Collections
Art Institute of Chicago, USA
Arts Council Collection, UK
Berlinische Galerie, Museum for Modern Art and Photography, Berlin, Germany
Contemporary Art Society, UK
Dunkers Kulturhus, Helsingborg, Sweden
Espoo City Museum Collection, Finland
Ernst & Young, London, UK
Fundacion Salamanca Ciudad de Cultura, Spain
Folkestone Artworks, UK
Goetz Collection, Munich, Germany
Government Art Collection, UK
Hoffmann Collection, Berlin, Germany
Horsens Museum, Denmark
HM The Queen’s Collection, Norway
KIASMA, Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland
Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland
Küpferstichkabinett, Berlin, Germany
La Gaia Collection, Italy
Leipzig Collection of Contemporary Galleries, Germany
Malmö Museum, Sweden
Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway
Museum of Contemporary Art, Roskilde, Denmark
Nordland County Art Collection, Norway
Nordiska Akvarellmuseet, Sweden
Nord Norsk Kunstmuseum, Tromsø, Norway
Oslo Kommune Art Collection, Norway
Philadelphia Museum of Art, USA
Riksgalleriet, Norway
SOK, Finland
Statens Konstråd, Sweden
Stadtliche Galerie Wolfsburg, Germany
Staatliche Museum Schwerin, Germany
Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand, Norway
Tate, Archive Collection, UK
The National Gallery, Oslo, Norway

Prins Eugen - medal from Sweden 2005
Fred-Thieler Prize, Berlinische Galerie, Berlin 2000

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