Brekke, Margrethe Kolstad

Teknikk
tekstil

Artist statement

Åpent atelier søndag 28. april 2019

Besøksadresse
Ellerhusens vei 2
5043 Bergen

Kontakt
E-postadresse: margrethe.brekke@gmail.com
Web: http://www.mkbrekke.com

CV

Margrethe Kolstad Brekke
www.mkbrekke.com
www.luftballett.com
Fosswinckelsgate 29,
5007 Bergen
+47 46637502
margrethe.brekke@gmail.com
10.11.1979
org nr 986927123

​Commisions

2018 Hangglider for Heimdal Gymnas, Heimdal Gymnas, KORO/Trondheim
2018 the Living Seedbank, Vadmyra/Storetveit Barnehage KORO/Bergen
2017-2018 Radio Luftballett, KORO Vågestykke
2017 Ephemerality- A permanent Collection, Bergen
2016 LUFTBALLETT, Bergen University College, KORO Vågestykke
2013 Yarn,Comissioned work for Economusee-project Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk, Lindås, Norway

Soloshows

2019 Hordaland Kunstsenter, Bergen, Norway
2015 UTOPIA500, Barentsbird Festival, Arckhangelsk, Russia
2015 POTENTIAL IS VIRTUALLY UNLIMITED, NOPLACE gallery, Oslo, Norway
2013 A General Introduction to Hopes and Dreams, Galleri Fisk, Bergen, Norway
2012 Silent Spring 1962-2012, Galleri Bokboden, Bergen, Norway

Selected groupshows and projects

2019 Elementene, Oppland Kunstsenter, Lillehammer
2018- 2019 (working title) Utopia Unlimited, Kabuso Kunstsenter, Øystese, Norway
2018- 2019 (working title) Utopia Unlimited, Arctic Arts Forum, Archangelsk, Russia
2018 ART.EX.AM.NO,ACCEA, Jerevan, Armenia
2018 Cold Current, Adiacenze, Bologna, Italy
2018 NTKs Jubileumsutstilling, Stavanger Kunsthall, Stavanger
2017 Opprop for Omstilling, Foundation 3,14, Bergen
2017 NTKs Jubileumsutstilling, Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo
2017 Elementene, Telemark Kunstsenter, Skien
2016 Arctic Arts Forum, Arckhangelsk, Russia
2016 LUFTBALLETT, Bergen University College, KORO Vågestykke
2016 Luftballett/Ekstremsportveko på Voss
2016 Beautiful Faraway, Arckhangelsk, Russia
2014-2016 Pionerene på Petersontomta, documentary film project as part of artistic research initiative Topographies of the Obsolete. collaboration with tv photographer Ingvill Sunnby.
2015 Patchwork Polyphony, Vadsø Kunstforening, Vadsø
2015 RadioHopesandDreams: with the Visionmachine, Meteorfestivalen, Bergen
2015 RadioHopesandDreams with Soups and Stories, galleri 3,14, Bergen
2015 The Cradle, Goethe on Main, Johannesburg, South Africa
2015 THE SKY IS THE LIMIT kiteworkshop in public space, Open Air Gallery Project, Arctic Art Institute, Murmansk, Russia
2015 THE SKY IS THE LIMIT kiteworkshop in public space,Teriberka Festival, Arctic Art Institute, Teriberka, Russia
2015 THE SKY IS THE LIMIT kiteworkshop in public space,The Commons, Hardbakka Ruins Project, Bergen, Norway
2015 Melencholia&Utopia aprox 500 jubilèe,performance for Juniutstillingen,Kunstnernes Hus & Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo, Norway
2015 Vestlandsutstillingen, Førde Kulturhus, Cabuso, Ålesund Kunstforening, Haugesund Kunstforening, Stavanger Kunsthall, Norway
2015 Another Female Artist with Gitte Sætre, Agalaus artfestival, Voss, Norway
2015 Open House, Arctic Art Institute, Murmansk,Russia
2015 Utopian Alphabet Workshop, Arctic Arts Institute,Lenina Icebreaker Museum, Murmansk, Russia
2014 Vestnorsk Tekstilkunt Tiltak for Krisehåndtering,Various contexts, Norway
2014 MEAGHEA SKKLLrKGM MAH TNCA Masterutstillingen, Bergen Kunsthall, Norway
2013 Relate North, Nordic House, Reykjavik, Iceland
2013 MAGIC AND HAPPINESS;BRB in Kalfarlien 18, Bergen, Norway
2013 Vociferous Void, British Cheramic Biennale, Stoke-on-Trent, UK
2013 Anthropocene, Hardbakka Ruins Project, Bergen, Norway
2013 Stitch Project, Rom 8, Bergen
2013 Stitch Project workshops, Al Mamal Lab, Jerusalem, Israel and The Art Academy in Ramallah, Palestine
2013 KHIB MA1 show , Bontelabo, Bergen
2013 Topographies of the Obsolete, Airspace Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent, UK
2013 Anthropocene sketchwork, sitespecific work on Yas Island, United Arab Emirates
2012 Anthropocene, sitespecific projects in collaboration with Peter Mc Caughey. Bergen, Glascow, Amsterdam
2012 Spinning Workshop as part of Caroline Ceyceydo`s Human Material,HKS, Bergen, Norway 2012 Til minne om Lofothesten,w/Randi Brecke, Cafè Opera, Bergen, Norway
2012 The Stitch Project, Riddu-Riddu festival, Troms, Norway
2012 BA-show in Bergen Gamle Kretsfengsel, Bergen, Norway
2012 Soft Concrete, Cafè Opera, Bergen, Norway
2011 Hørteannualen, Telemark, Norway
2011 Shared Sensibilities, Osterøy Museum, Osterøy, Norway
2011 Soft Concrete, Salhus Trikotasjemuseum, Bergen, Norway
2011 Down at the Farm/Pure Art, Dluzew, Poland
2011 Catwalk, Rom 8, Bergen, Norway
2011 Costume design for the opera Havfest, Oseana Kulturhus, Os, Norway
2011 Textile manuscript with author Øyvind Ådland. Experiment SUS and CHROMA 1 Galleri Volt, Bergen
2010 Textile manuscript with poet Veronika Erstad, Ordkalotten poesifestival Tromsø.
2010 Eksperiment SUS, sitespecific workshop, Oppland, Norway
2010 Ab Ovo, Bergen, Norway
2009 Commisioned work at economusee-project Oselvermuseet, Os, Norway
2006 HH Sheikha Manal Young Artist Awardshow, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2004 Isotop, Bergen, Norway
2002 Manizc,Galleri Zilla, Moss, Norway
2001 Strange Days Festival, Telemark, Norway
2001 Rygge Kunstforening, Rygge, Norway
2000 Horrorgallery, Momentum fringe project, Moss, Norway

Curatorial work and other initiatives

2018- 2019 (working title) Utopia Unlimited, Kabuso Kunstsenter, Øystese, Norway
2018- 2019 (working title) Utopia Unlimited, Arctic Arts Forum, Archangelsk, Russia
2017 Opprop for Omstilling, collaboration with Foundation 3,14, Bergen
2018 Omstillingslaboratorium, Climatefestival/Foundation 3,14, Bergen
2014 Autumn Nights,Administrative responsibilities for arts and music program in Kalfarlien 18, Bergen, Norway
2014 VTTfK: Vestnorsk Tekstilkunst Tiltak for Krisehåndtering
2014 Radio Hopes and Dreams with Elin Øyen Vister, Bergen Kunsthall, Norway
2013 organised Fringe program in Kalfarlien 18 during Bergen Assembly
2013 Hardbakka Ruins Project with Lars Tørresen and Hidemi Nishida, Bergen, Norway
2012 the Reactive Movement of Bergen with Kiyoshi Yamamoto
2004 Producer for the american artist Erika Lopez. Skeive Dager, Oslo, Norway
2000 Manizc Produksjon: Horrorgallery Sitespecific groupshow in bombshelter, as fringe activity for the Momentum Biennale, Moss, Norway

Awards

2017 1 year work grant Billedkunstnerenes Vederlagsfond, Norway
2016 1 year work grant Billedkunstnerenes Vederlagsfond, Norway
2015 1 year work grant Billedkunstnerenes Vederlagsfond, Norway
2014 Stipend from the Municipality of Bergen, Norway
2006 HH Sheikha Manal Young Artist Award, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Public talks and presentations

2017 Agenda, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo
2017 NTKs Jubileumsutstilling, Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo
2017 Climatefestival, Bergen
2016 Arctic Arts Forum, Arckhangelsk, Russia
2016 Beautiful Faraway, Arckhangelsk, Russia
2015 Topographies of the Obsolete ThinkThank,Stoke-on-Trent, UK
2015 Theory program at Galleri Kraft, Bergen
2015 Open House, Arctic Art Institute, Murmansk, Russia
2015 Utopian Alphabet Workshop, Arctic Arts Institute,Lenina Icebreaker Museum, Murmansk, Russia

Education

2012- 2014 MFA, Fine Art. Bergen Academy of Arts and Design, Norway
2009- 2012 BA, Textile Art. Bergen Academy of Arts and Design, Norway
2011 European Textile Trainee Program. Tilburg, the Netherlands and Como, Italy
2002 - 2003 Visual Merchandising, Idefagskolen, Tønsberg, Norway
1999 - 2000 Fine Arts Foundationcourse 2nd year,Mølla Kunstskole,Moss, Norway
1998 - 1999 Fine Arts Foundationcourse 1st year, Einar Granums Kunstskole,Oslo, Norway

Member of

Arctic Arts Institute, the Stitch Project, BRB(the Reactive Movement of Bergen), VTTfK,
UKS, BKHV,The Union of Norwegian Textile Artists, Norwegian Climate Network (boardmember)

Luftballett med Jon Gjerde og Olav Martin Bråtveit, stedspesifikk silkeapplikasjon, Kunstnerforbundet i Oslo 2018, Stavanger Kunsthall 2018
Luftballett med Jon Gjerde og Olav Martin Bråtveit, tverrfaglig samarbeid, KORO Vågestykke, 2016
The Potential Exceeds the Demand, Silkeapplikasjon, 2017
The Potential is Virtually Unlimited, installasjon, No Place, 2015