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Dirkjan van der Linde

Lecturer (sculpture and installation)
Lives and works in Oslo (f. 1959)

1996-1998: Statens kunstakademi, Oslo, Norway
1979-1984: Academie voor Beeldende Kunsten St.Joost, Breda, The Netherlands

Van der Linde’s main field of interest is in working with architectural space and installation, in the activation of space through different means.

Works exhibited/installed in gallery context, curated group-shows, Academy related shows and public commissions:

Norsk Skulpturbiennale, the Vigeland Museum, Oslo (2013); «To Ramallah and Back», Søylegalleriet, the Academy of Fine Art, Oslo (2013); «Proximity and Distance. How can we work on a collective trauma with artistic means?», the Deichman’s Main Public Library, Oslo (2013); «Game of Life», Kristiansand Kunsthall (2012); «24h SOUND FESTIVAL», Podium, Oslo (2012); «Modernism Machine», Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Høvikodden (2012); One Night Only’s Christmas calendar, the Academy of Fine Art, Oslo (2011); «The Educational Art Show», MFAPS, Oslo (2011); «Walkabout», Hoffsveien 4, Oslo (2011); «Open Academy–CTWBYL», the Academy of Fine Art, Oslo (2010); «The Cluster Show», Semikolon, Oslo (2010); «Stay Strong», Quartair, The Hague, The Netherlands (2009) and «On The Surface», Galleri Riis, Oslo (2008).


Research results

  • Dirkjan Van der Linde: Silence Please [Sound Recording] (2017).
    Visual Arts (research archive). More information
  • Jeannette Christensen & Dirkjan Van der Linde: Holding Balance (2014).
    Art exhibition (research archive). More information
  • Jeannette Christensen & Dirkjan Van der Linde: Nærhet og distanse : 22. juli reflektert i kunsten (2013).
    Exhibition catalogue (research archive). More information
  • Dirkjan Van der Linde: 24 timers lydfestival = 24 h sound festival (2012).
    Art exhibition. More information
  • Dirkjan Van der Linde: Game of life (2012).
    Art exhibition. More information
  • Dirkjan Van der Linde: Entering a site of production. MoDERNISM MACHINE (2012).
    Art exhibition. More information
  • Henrik Plenge Jakobsen, Michael O'Donnell, Elise Storsveen, Dag Erik Elgin, Synne Tollerud Bull & Jeanette Christensen: The Educational Art Show (2011).
    Art exhibition. More information