Konttinen Nerhus, Maria Helena

Teknikk
Fotokunst

Artist statement

-- Åpent atelier lørdag 17. september 2022 --

Maria Helena K. Nerhus er MNAL arkitekt og kunstner frå Bergen. Nerhus arbeider med ulike perspektiver som utarter seg i sosio-kulturelle problemstillinger og utspiller seg i ulike fiktive- og fysiske rom, territorium og geografiske områder. Medier er fotografi, tekst, teikning, kart og 3d-modellering

Besøksadresse
USF verftet atelier 209, inngang C
5011 Bergen

Kontakt
Telefon: 48173903
E-postadresse: maria.helena.kn@gmail.com
Web: http://mhkn.no

CV

Education
2014 - 2020 Arkitekt MNAL, Uteksaminert ved Bergen Arkitekthøgskole (NO)
Architect / Bergen school of Architecture

Fall 2018 Bezalel University, Architecture & Fine Art (PS / IL)

Fall 2017 Ryerson university, Architectural Science(BArchSc)(CA)

2014 Universitetet i Bergen(UIB), Filosofihistorie, estetikk, kunstteori og kunsthistorie frå 1900- opp til i dag.
/ Aesthetics, western philosophy, art theory and art history

2013 Kunstskolen i Bergen (NO)
/ Bergen School of Art

2012 Copenhagen Contemporary Dance School (DK)

Architecture and spatial design practice
2020 - 2021 Co-founder of the architectural practice, Studio HUG, Bergen (NO)

2019 Design and build: outdoor furnitures for BKB Kaffebrenneri, Bergen (NO)

2018 Architecture internship, Cerejeira Fontes Architects, Braga, (PT)

2017 Hurtigpraksis, Oslo (NO)

2017 Design and build: Interactive public installation: Cultural Night, Toronto, (CA)

2017 Architectural guide: Hamsunsenteret, Hamarøy, (NO)

2017 Design and Build: a floating construction: TreStykker
/student organized timber construction workshop,
Store Lungegårdsvann, Bergen (NO)

2017 Spatial Design: After school special, curated by Hedda G. Ottesen, Landmark, Bergen (NO)

2016 Spatial Design, Bergen Assembly, Within/ Infinite Ear by Tarek Atoui, curated by Council, (NO)

2016 Design and build: BAS in collaboration with client Voss municipality
Interior specially designed for housing disabled children, produced by a group of eleven students. (NO)

Ongoing projects
16.05 -25.08 2022 Mystery X, Learning task 1 - spatial installation, animation & sound

(project began in 2020)
2022 Producer, Greenhouse, Bergen Fengsel project by Bergen Kunsthall, Festspillene i Bergen and artist Stacy Brafield. Social project - to build a garden and a greenhouse with female inmates

2020 Love Stories of a Place, architectural research project about the curating architect in contemporary times

Spring 2022 trea grein sevje - kunstbok
/ threes branches plant sap - art book

Relevant experience
2021 Artist: Obsolete Solar System, Galleri Memphis, Oslo, NO

2020 - 2021 Fotoansvarlig / ’creative director’: Mørkerommet Fotokollektiv

2021 Initiator for Leatitia performance group

2021 Project leader (Studio HUG), Meieriplassen: participatory pavilion in Førde

2021 Producer: urban gardening workshop with Førde Barneskule and Mo og Øyrane jordbrukskole,organizing it.

2021 Artist: Hex Pluss, Group exhibition at Galleri G. Bergslien, Eidfjord

2019 Let`s Vodka 2%, Colab. EKKO, Mørkerommet Fotokollektiv og Vibbefanger, Østre,Bergen

2018 Artist and curatorial work: Trust in Lanslation, group exhibition, fine art dep, Bezalel Academy, Jerusalem

2018 Artist: Uthengt: Maria Helena Nerhus, UJEVNT bar, Bergen

2014 Actor: Intimteateret, Galgebakken Bomb shelter, Bergen

2014 organizing and exhibiting: OFFBEAT - BEDROOM MONOLOGUES

2013 organizing and exhibiting: ANDRA KÖNET PÅ ANDRE SIDEN
Residency, workshops and explorations

Teaching experience
3 days -2022 photography workshop: human in nature, at NKD Nordisk kunstsenter Dale.

workshops - 2022 Workshop holder: Barnas Kulturhus, Teateret i fotografiet/ the theatre in the photography

2 days - 2022 Guest teacher: Bergen Fengsel: Architectural drawing with artist Stacy Bradfield.

twce a month- 2020 - 2021 Hosting photography meetings, Mørkerommet Fotokollektiv

1 day - 2021 Workshop facilitator: Painting workshop with 1. class, Førde Barneskole

1 day - 2021 Workshop facilitator: Colorful concrete cast workshop with 3. year pupils at Hafstad VGS

6 months - 2018 Assistant Teacher: Architecture, Hong Kong Design Institute,

Workshops and explorations

4 days - 2021 «TRASHKESTRA», JIMI TENOR, TATU RÖNKKÖ, ISLAJA, RUDI VALDERSNES M.FL
- Build instrument and make a concert

2 days - 2021 How can we Make Narratives More Plural? AGORA / Plurality University Network
- exploring methodology of inclusiveness (digital)

3 days - 2021 Mass Housing and Climate Change, international workshop and conference,
Strelka KB
- exploring transformation strategies of modern mass housing in times of global warming

6 months - 2020 Ovasjon, Utviklingsprogram for kunstnere og virksomheter innen kulturell og kreativ næring

Residency, workshops and explorations
16.06-16.08.2022 Kiosken Studio - take over - with the project photo book project Trea, grein, sevje with Vera Lunde, Ada Miko og Camilla Hermansen

2 weeks -05.2022 BEK - Bergen Centre for Electronic Arts

1 week - 2019 Dancing Architect workshop with architect Takako Hasegawa and dancer/choreographer Julie Anne Stanzak, Ostuni (IT)
- research on the relation between architecture and dance

10 days - 2019 Enough: Oslo Architecture Triennale, participant,Oslo
on preservation and heritage in the city center of Oslo

5 days - 2018 Political as art, BAK summer school, Utrecht (NL)
- Challenge what the role of an art institution can be

1 week - 2018 Bergen Exchanges, CMI center on Law and Social transformation, volunteer

Writing, publication and editional work
2021 Sjaa #3, Å arbeide med det flyktige materialet lyd, Intervju med Julie Lillelien Porter / intervju in the soundgallery

2021 Sjaa #2, Å vende attende til Paradis, Ei romsleg reise med interiørdesignar Lea Naglestad
/ a spatial journey

2020 Sjaa #1, Frukostsamtale heime hos kurator Tatiana Lozano
/ Breakfast conversation

2020 BT debatt: – Derfor vekker nynorsk så sterke kjensler

2017 Changemakers Magazine, Millimeteren som vokste seg stor og feit

2020 Bøygen 3-4/20 Politikk - fotografier / photography

2020 BAS Diploma catalogue
2018 HKDI Graduate catalogue
2017 BAS Bachelor catalogue
2016 Graphic design, Bergen Girlskate

Funding
2022 Bergen Kommune, Profesjonelle kunst- og kulturtiltak
- Visuell kunst, Trea Greina sevje
/ Art book publication

2022 Statens arbeidsstipend, etablerte og nyutdanna kunstnarar 1. år
/ 1 year work grant
2022 Diversestipend, Kulturrådet
/ project funding Love Stories of a place

2021 Bergen Kommune arrangementsstøtte for Laetitia
/ Event support

Memberships
2022 Fotoverkstedet, Isotop - Darkroom and workshop
Afag, VISP, BONO, Nal

Bird, Lisboa 230x40
Vitiligo, Roma 2022
I mørkerom
Klokke og kost Norge 2022 230x40