Plantefève-Castryck, Sara

Installation, Textile, Light

Artist statement

Åpent lørdag 27. april 2019

Sara Plantefève-Castryck (b.1990 Brussels, Belgium) holds a BFA from LUCA, School of Arts in Ghent, Belgium (2013) and received a MFA from the Faculty for Art, Music and Design at the University of Bergen (2018). Plantefève-Castryck is interested in the existing social structures between art, the gallery space and the audience. With her spatial installations she tries to find ways to break social boundaries and let people actively engage in co-creating or activating her artwork. Her work exists in a space between drawing, sculpture and installation. Currently she is exploring the medium of light as a sculptural medium to investigate our experience and psychologically respond to illumination and color.

Birkebeinergaten 4
5003 Bergen



upcoming 2019
Untitled , solo show, Galleri Christinegaard, Bergen
Color box, solo show, JOY Forum Bergen

Reja, group exhibition, MUNART, Buenos Aires
Fences and Patterns, performance, CASA8, Havana
Friday the 13th, graduation show, Kunsthall Bergen

After School Special, one night group exhibition, Landmark, Bergen
Now that I’ve been here a while, duo exhibition, Visningsrommet USF Verftet, Bergen
An artist’s guide to seeing an exhibition, solo exhibition, Hordaland Kunstsentrum, Bergen
Plain / Purl, group exhibition, Design Museum, Gent
Rock Paper Scissors, solo exhibition, Galleri Fisk, Bergen

Entangeling, Group exhibition, Galleri Felt, Bergen
Fracas, part of the gallery/exhibition space, FRACAS, Brussels
Wallhangings & Weavings, solo exhibition, Beukenhof, Kluisbergen
Patterns for Coloring space; knittings, solo exhibition, Textile Innovation Center, Ronse

Wallhangings, solo exhibition, Mokkakapot, Antwerpen
Talents van demain, group exhibition, Nationa(a)l, Brussels
De Invasie toont, group exhibition, Design Museum, Gent
Mad Surprize Award, group exhibition, Dexia Art Center, Brussels

Room With a Lined View, solo exhibition, Scharpoord, Knokke-Heist

An Overview , group exhibition , Huset, Ghent
Sightseeing, group exhibition, Andre Siden, Bergen

2008 - 2011 - Sint Lucas, Gent - Belgium - Bachelor graphic design
2012 - 2013 -Sint Lucas, Gent - Belgium - Master textile design
2012 - 2013 - KHIB, Bergen - Norway - Visiting student - master fine arts
2016-2018 -KMD, Bergen - Norway - Master fine arts

relevant experience
April 2018 - B- open - Workshop on performative drawing in collaboration with Stacy Brafield
April 2013 -Textile Lab -Sponsored working internship at the textile lab in Tilburg

Nov-Dec 2018 -R.A.R.O Residency, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Oct. - Nov. 2015 - The Textílsetur, Blonduos, Iceland

2018 - Norske Billedkunstnere / Projectfunding
2018 - Kulturradet /Projectfunding
2018 - Kulturradet / Diversestipend for nyutdannede kunstnere
2017 - Bergen Kommune / Project funding - for collaborative exhibition at USF Visningsrommet with Bergen based artist Stacy Brafield
2017 - BKH Stipend / BKH Kunststudentstipend 2017
2012 - Design Sponge Scholarship Award / graduate winner 2nd prize

Corner Installation (2015)
Patterns for Coloring Space (2013)
Light for Coloring Space - Light Structure 1 (2018)
Colorboxes - PINK (2019)