Erik Friis Reitan

Email: erikreitan[at]gmail.com
Tel: (+47) 92820212



Erik Friis Reitan
Born 1979, Lives and works in Bergen, Norway
Homepage: www.erikfriisreitan.com
E-mail: erikreitan@gmail.com
Telephone: (+47) 92820212


Education
2017-20 Ph.D Artistic research programme, Bergen Academy of Contemporary Art/University of Bergen, NO
2009-11 MA Fine Art, Trondheim Academy of Fine Art, NO
2003-06 BA HONS Photography, University College for the Creative Arts
(Kent institute of Art & Design), Rochester, GB
2000-08 BA Sociology with Art History and Philosophy, University of Bergen, NO

Solo exhibitions
2019 Rom 61, Bergen, NO (Upcoming)
2019 Bruksrommet/Tou Scene, Stavanger, NO (Upcoming)
2015 Pleinair, Visningsrommet USF, Bergen, NO
2013 Erik Friis Reitan, Risør Kunstpark, Risør, NO
2011 Konveks/Konkav, Galleri Blunk, Trondheim, NO
2010 60.3926352°N, 5.3317965°E, Galleri Fisk, Bergen NO
2008 White Out, Galleri Finse, Finse, NO

Selected Group exhibitions
2018 Hyperobjects, Joy Forum/KMD, NO
2016 Dwelling Pluralities, Kochi-Muziris Biennale collateral programme, Kochi, IN
2014 Klumpete Saus #2, Klubb Kok, Bergen, NO
2014 Norske Bøker, Doverodde Book Art Center, DK/University of the West, Bristol, GB/ Bergen Art Book Fair, Bergen, NO
2012 Trøndelagsutstillingen 2012, Trøndelag Senter for Samtidskunst, Trondheim/Steinkjer kunstforening, NO
2011 4 Stipendiater, Risør Kunstpark, Risør, NO
2011 Vitamin Sea, Kirkegata 22, Kristiansand, NO
2011 Masterutstillingen, Gråmølna Trondheim Kunstmuseum, Trondheim/Malmøgata Fine Arts Project Space, Oslo, NO
2011 Milkshake #2 Scandinavian Forest, Akershus Kunstsenter, Lillestrøm, NO
2011 Vestlandsutstillingen 2011 Rom for Stein og Hjort, Øystese, Førde, Ålesund, Haugesund, Stavanger, NO
2010 Høstutstillingen, Galleri KiT, Trondheim, NO
2010 Trøndelagsutstillingen 2010, Kulturbunker DORA, Trondheim/Nord-Trøndelag Fylkesgalleri, Namsos, NO
2009 Det Romantiske Landskap-Revidert, Galleri Ørje Brug/Østfoldmuseet, Halden, NO
2008 Mørkeromsbilder, Preus Museum, Horten, NO
2007 Parade, Haugesund Rådhus, Haugesund, NO
2005 Integral Gaze, UCCA, Rochester, GB

Bibliography
2014 A New Type of Imprint, Anti, NO
2011 Vidvinkel Digital #1, Oscar Poulsen Pub. SE
2008 Mørkeromsbilder- Bjørka 10 år, Forlaget Press, NO

Commissions
2017 Royal Norwegian Embassy, New Delhi, IN
2016 Martin Linge Huset (Norddal culture and sports building), Norddal, NO
2014 Restaurant Colonialen, Bergen, NO
2013 Dragvoll retirement home, Trondheim, NO

Curating
2016 Anngjerd Rustand: Trippelpunkt, Rake Visningsrom, Trondheim, NO
2012 Masters 2011, (in cooperation with Tone Wolff Kalstad and Sari Syväluoma), Risør Kunstpark, Risør, NO

Grants
2016 Office for Contemporary Art Norway, International Support 02
2015/16 Bergen Kommune, project funding
2014 Norwegian Arts Council, 3 year work grant for young artists
2014/16 Norwegian visual artists association (Vederlagsfondet), Project funding
2012/14 Norwegian state exhibition grant (Statens utstillingsstipend)
2012/13 Norwegian visual artists association (Vederlagsfondet), 1 year work grant
2011 Risør Kommune, 1 year work grant,
2008 /12/14/16 Norwegian arts council, project funding
2006/11/14 Norwegian photographic fund, project funding

Residency
2014 A-i–R Nordisk Kunstnarsenter Dale, Dale i Sunnfjord, NO

Positions
2017-19 Board Member, Norwegian Visual Artists Organisation, NBK
2016/17 Jury Member, Admissions committee, Bergen Academy of Art & Design
2015-16 Jury member, Grant Exhibition, Telemark art center
2015-16 Hordaland association of visual artists BKFH, acting chairman
2014-16Hordaland association of visual artists BKFH, deputy chairman
2013-14 Board of Bergen ateliergruppe
2011 Jury member, Admissions committee, Trondheim academy of fine arts, student representative
2010-12 Jury member, Norwegian state exhibition grant, Norwegian arts council
2009-11 Norwegian photographic fund, substitute representative
2009-11 Member of editorial staff, ArtSceneTrondheim.no

Memberships
2014-17 Flaggfabrikken center for photography and contemporary art, Bergen, NO
2012-13 Rake studio collective, Trondheim, NO
2011- Norwegian visual artists association NBK/UKS/BKFH, NO
2011-14 Bergen ateliergruppe, Bergen, NO
2006-07 Studio collective Bjørka, Oslo, NO
2006-17 Norwegian society of fine art photographers (FFF), NO

Other
2016-17 Assistant professor in photography, Bergen Academy of Art & Design, NO
2015 Theory programme coordinator at Venø Gård Kunst performance art festival, Venø, NO
2012-14 Documentation photographer for Trondheim art museum, NO
2013-16 Part time teacher at Norwegian School of Photography, Art Department, Trondheim, NO