Sverre Gullesen

(B.1980 Mo i Rana, Norway)

Education
2006- 2008: Master, Academy of Fine Arts, Oslo
2004- 2006: Bachelor, Academy of Fine Arts, Oslo
2002- 2004: Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts Visuels de la Cambre, Brussels
1999: Ex Phil and Ex fac, University of Oslo

Solo Exhibitions
2019: Aggregate, NoPlace , Oslo
2019: Why Matter Matter, 222T, Oslo
2016: Fluid, Akershus Kunstsenter, Lillestrøm
2014: Collection as Allocated Objects, Soft City Performance Festival, Tidens Krav, Oslo
2013: Potentiality of Gesture, Tidens Krav, Oslo
2008: Skin of Evil, w/Lars Brekke, Galleri Texas,Ås
2008: ”From Processology to Neo Relationalism, Chaos to Consensus: a Debate”, w/D.O.R Rekord, Oslo
2007: Dandyland, Nordin Gallery, Stocholm
2007: Kaupang, w/D.O.R., UKS, Oslo
2006: 31:25, Gallery 21:25 (NO)

Group Exhibitions
2021: Sandefjord kunstforenings kunstpris, Sandefjord kunstforening
2021: Julebord, Pyton, Oslo
2021: Juleutstillingen, Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo
2021: Portal, Kunstnernes Hus
2019: Juleutstillingen, Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo
2019: Villa Bazaar, Billedhuggerforeningen, Oslo
2019: The whole is less than the sum of its parts, She Will, Ski
2018: Munchmuseet i bevegelse, w/ Marie Gurine Askeland, Trollkrem Import, Oslo
2018: Juleutstillingen, Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo
2017: The Oslo Museum for Contemporary Art, Kunsthall Oslo, Oslo
2017: Juleutstillingen, Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo
2017: Galleri Bunt, Norsk skulpturbiennale, Eidsvolls Plass, Oslo
2017: Works by D.O.R., 1646, Deen Haag, Netherlands
2016: Gimle Park og Skulptur, Kristiansand
2016: EN KOLLEKTIV PSYKOGEOGRAFISK GUIDE TIL OSLO, Tegnebiennalen 2016
2016: Oslo Open, Oslo
2015: Words aren’t the thing, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius (CAC)
2015: Tilfældet Oslo, Ringsted galleriet, Ringsted, Denmark
2014: Juleshow, The Trollkrem Gospel, UKS, Oslo
2014: Open forum, performance, Kunstnernes Hus
2013: Tournament d’objet, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark
2012: Game of life, Kristiansand Kunsthall
2012: Curators Courage, Le Quartier, w/D.O.R., Centre d’art contemporain, Quimper, France
2012: Gallery D.O.R: The Armory Show, New York
2012: Summer 2012 Pushwagner Exhibition, MK Gallery, Milton Keynes
2011: Monument Valley (Jaegerspris revisited)
2011: WWW, Harpefoss hotell, Harpefoss
2011: Osloo – Collection of centers, in FOS’ program for the Danish pavilion, 54th Venice biannale
2011: Word Perfect, No Place, Oslo
2011: Situation as object (Framed), Gallery D.O.R, Brussels
2011: Stein Rønning, (performance & curating), Gallery D.O.R
2011: Give it all up again, Institutt for degenerert kuns, (performance & curating), Gallery D.O.R
2010: Vevringutstillingen 2010, Vevring
2010: UKS VS ONO, One Night Only, Oslo
2010: Let Us Compare Mythologies,w/D.O.R. Witte de With, Rotterdam
2010: Perform” Samtidskunstmuseet i Roskilde, Danmark
2010: The End Of Knowers, w/D.O.R., Teaterhuset Avant Garden, Trondheim
2009: Weird Science, Waterside Project Space, London
2009: Office for contemporary anarchy, Podium, Oslo
2009: The Art of Falling. Norwegian Performance Art 1966- 2009, w/D.O.R., Preus Museum, Oslo
2009: Contribution in Spesial Nord art magazine, w/D.O.R., Scandinavia
2009: Earth, Gallery Dammit, Earth In My Gallery, Oslo
2009: Nye arbeider; å meisle ut samtidens ”du og jeg”, w/D.O.R., Trafo, Asker
2009: Kulturnatt, One Night Only, Oslo
2009: Side Show, Galleri Gathe, Bergen
2009: Landmark, D.O.R, performance, Bergen
2008: From Processology to Neo Relationalism, Chaos to Consensus: a Debate, w/D.O.R. Rekord, Oslo
2008: Inferno, w/Marius Engh, Planka, Oslo
2008: From Processology to Neo Relationalism, Chaos to Consensus: a Debate, w/D.O.R., Alt_Cph, Copenhaven
2008: From Processology to Neo Relationalism, Chaos to Consensus: a Debate, w/D.O.R. Rekord, Oslo
2008: White Knights/ White Nights, Jones Galerie, Cologne
2008: With a whimper, 21:24, Oslo, (NO)
2007: Self Assembly, Performance on Jan Freuchens exhibition, Galleri Erik Steen, Oslo (NO)
2007: The Air is Wet With Sound, Rekord (NO)
2007: Utflukt, Sound art DVD (NO)
2007: Der Kleine Mensch, w/D.O.R. Podium (NO)
2006: Old Bold Newropa, Area53, Vienna (AT)
2006: Oslo Art Festival, No 9, Oslo (NO)
2006: Der Kleine Mensch, w/D.O.R., Forsbacka verk, (SE)
2006: Final Year Show, Stenersenmuseet (NO)
2006: Beijing Cubic Art Center, performance (CN)
2006: Galleri “No Edge Space”, Beijing (CN)
2004: ENSAV, Brussels (BE)
2003: Beursschouwburg, Brussels (BE)
2003: Gallery Zerfall, Recyclart, Brussels (BE)
2002: Stunt Club, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo (NO)
2001: Homocircus, Wild Bunch/Eli Rygg, Oslo (NO)

Collections
The National Museum
Preus museum Horten
Vestfossen

Grants
Stipend for etablerte kunstnere (2020)
Norsk Kulturråds Prosjektstøtte (2010, 2013, 2016, 2019)
3-årig statens arbeidsstipend (2012-2014)
3-årig statens arbeidstipend yngre kunstnere (2009-2011)
Vederlagsfondets prosjektstøtte (2009, 2012, 2019)
Vederlagsfondets arbeidsstipend 100 000 (2016, 2019)
Vederlagsfondets arbeidsstipend 150 000 (2015, 2017, 2018)
Statens Diversestipend (2012)
Ingrid Lindbäck Langaards Stiftelse (2009)

Public Commissions
2018: Ullern vgs, Oslo Kommune
Norsk Brannskole, Tjeldsund, KORO

Misc
2018 - Co-curator, Coast Contemporary
2018 - Member of the jury, Kunst rett vest
2017 - Member of the board, OCA
2017 - Member of the board, deputy chair, Akershus Kunstsenter/NITJA
2017 - 2018 Member of the jury, Østlandsutstillingen
2017 - Deputy board member, NBK
2016 – 2019 Leder for Arrangørutvalget for visuell kunst, Kulturrådet
2016 - 2017 Representantskapet, Akershus Kunstsenter
2016 - Nominating committee, Fellesverkstedet
2015 - Shareholder, Kunstnerforbundet
2015 - Art committee, LES, KORO
2015 - 2016 Editorial Board, Billedkunst
2011 – 2015 Member of the board, Kunstnernes Hus
2011 - 2013 Chair of the board, Kunstnernes Hus
2011 - 2012 Member of the board, “Kuratorforeningen”
2011 - 2018 Arranging workshops/teaching at La Cambre (Brussels), KHIO (Oslo), Kunstakademiet i Tromsø
2011 Member of the board, Norske Billedkunstnere (NBK)
2011 Member of the admission committee, Kunstakademiet, Oslo
2010 - 2013 Owner, Gallery D.O.R, Brussels
2010 - 2011 Member of the board, KIK
2010 Editorial board for the magazine Objektiv
2008 - 2010 Chair of the board, UKS (Young Artist Society)
2009 - 2010 Jury member at “Sørlandsutstillinga”
2008 - 2010 Member of the “control committee”, Kunstnernes Hus
2007 - 2008 Arranging lecture series “Open Forum”, Kunstakademiet, Oslo
2001 Founder of Adbusters Norge, w/Tage Wester

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