Meta.Morf 2016 – Nice to be in Orbit!

New technologies and scientific insights increasingly contribute to placing questions concerning man’s origin and destiny on the immediate agenda. It can be argued that we, as the planet’s probably most innovative species, are now agents for an evolutionary process which in its consequence lead towards the possible creation of new forms of intelligent entities and a new universal consciousness. The assembly of our new shared memory bank, the digital cloud, and the accelerating development of artificial intelligence and life thatRead more

Director and Curator, Meta.Morf – Biennale for art & technology, 2010 – present

Meta.Morf – Biennale for art & technology – Trondheim. After arranging the annual festival for art and technology – Trondheim Matchmaking – for eight years between 2002 and 2009, we started in 2007 to discuss changing the festival to a biannual event to try to ensure increased curatorial research between the events, hopefully assuring a quality enhanced project. To help develop the biennale idea we put together a reference board in 2007 that consisted of: Alex Adriaansens, Director, V2_ og DEAF, Rotterdam CliveRead more

Meta.Morf 2010 – New.Brave.World!

Almost nothing on this planet has been left untouched by humankind and its actions. Sometimes as a side effect, but often as a conscious interference from trying to sculpt the world according to our dreams and fears. Mastering and designing all aspects of life is closely related to the development of science and technology. New technologies have become tools for trying to change nature from its unpredictable and uncontrollable state, into the opposite, a predictable and controllable planet of ‘perfection’.Read more

SCREENS / 1997

SCREENS The exhibition ‘Screens’ in 1997 was based on the initiative of Prof. Jeremy Welsh at the Trondheim Academy of Fine Art and became the official one thousand years anniversary exhibition of the founding of the city of Trondheim. As the director of Trondheim Art Museum at the time, we collaborated on producing ‘screens’ for the museum and the Nidaros Cathedral with Welsh as the main curator. ‘screens’ were together with ‘Electra 96’, arranged the year before at Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, an exhibition that pioneered investigating the fieldRead more