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Marte Johnslien

Marte Johnslien (1977) is a visual artist who lives and works in Oslo. She works with sculpture, installation art and artist’s books. Her work has previously been shown at the Norwegian National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design (2013), The Astrup Fearnley Museum of Art (2008, 2016), Museum of Contemporary Art in Antwerp (2011), and in the 12th Havana Biennial in 2015. She has had solo exhibitions in Lillehammer Art Museum (2018), Henie Onstad Kunstsenter (2014), Galleri Riis (2011, 2013) and Kristiansand Kunsthall (2013). Her work is included in the collections of the National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter and Lillehammer Art Museum.

Johnslien defended her PhD thesis in 2020. Read more about her PhD project

Research results

  • The Materiality of White (2022).
    Academic lecture. More
  • Issue 1, The Vessel Magazine: Living Archives. Edited by Karen Elle Gaup, Cameron Woolford and Marte Johnslien (2021).
    Editorial. More
  • CLINAMEN (2021).
    Art exhibition. More
  • Materiality draws attention sideways - on experimental ceramic sculpture (2021).
    Lecture. More
  • How Norway Made the World Whiter (2021).
    Lecture. More
  • White to Earth (2020).
    Visual Arts. More
  • Marte Johnslien: Hvitt til jord (2020).
    Interview. More
  • Hvitt til Jord (2020).
    Art exhibition. More
  • Circumstantial Sculpture. REFLECTION (2019).
    Doctoral dissertation. More
  • De glemte historiers tale. Klokketårnet fra Bislett stadion: Når kulturarv blir til suvenier (2019).
    Feature article. More