Kristian Øverland Dahl
Lives and works in Asker and Oslo (b. 1968) Førsteamanuensis
MAIN ARTISTIC INTERESTS AND RESEARCH AREAS:
He has worked part time as a framer and assistant for artists during the last twenty years. He has been teaching extensively in preparation courses and art academies, been in different juries and doing curating. K. Ø. Dahl is also engaged in political work and he has a chair in the board of Norwegian Visual Artists association. Through various techniques he creates work that addresses the transition phenomena in the broadest sense. “What happens in the proximity of gravity, in the relational economy, in politics, in “the discourse”?”
EXHIBITIONS AND PUBLIC ACTIVITY:
K. Ø. Dahl has had solo exhibitions at Holodeck, Soft Gallery, GAD, TRAFO, Gallery Van Bau, UKS and presented his work at the Biennale of Sydney, Stavanger kunstforening (NO), LNM, Pink Cube, CAC Vilnius, Vestfossen Art Laboratory and Tidens Krav. He is also a member of the artist group D.O.R. that has run a Gallery in Brussels and made performances in a number of institutions since 2006, including Charlottenborg (DK), FRAC Quimper (FR), Armory Show 20012 (NYC), 54 Venice Biennale (IT) and Witte de With (NL).
Graduated from the Bergen Academy of Art, 2005.
(Statens kunstakademi 2004-05)
Websites: http://kristiandahl.org / http://d-o-r.org