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Marte Eknæs

Research Fellow at the Art and Craft department

Marte Eknæs’ practice is largely context based or situation specific. She employs a wide range of materials and mediums including found and fabricated sculptural elements, digital collages, text, video and drawing. She also often works collaboratively with other artists and in cross-disciplinary constellations.

She studied at the Environmental Art Department of Glasgow School of Art and California Institute of the Arts, Valencia for her BFA, and received an MFA from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London.

Selected exhibitions include Kunsthall Oslo; Between Bridges, London; Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn; Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo; What Pipeline and Susanne Hilberry, Detroit; Trondheim Kunstmuseum; Munchmuseum on the Move, Oslo (with Nicolau Verguiro); Kunsthall Stavanger and Efremidis, Berlin. Her video collaborations with Michael Amstad have been screened at UKS, Oslo; Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne; Volksbühne, Berlin and The Kitchen, New York.

Research project: Infrastructure of the Artwork

Research results

  • Marte Eknæs: Sustainable Museum: Art and Environment (2021).
    Museum exhibition. More information
  • Marte Eknæs, Ciara Phillips, Michael Amstad, Nicolau Vergueiro & Emma Louise Malongo Wolukau-Wanambwa: ROM studio (2021).
    Other presentation. More information