About and Contact

Silje Figenschou Thoresen

b.1978

Kirkenes, Finnmark, Norway

mail to:

siljefig(..at..)gmail.com

 

CV in Norwegian (click link)

or CV in English below

 

Education

2010-2012 MA, InSpace, Konstfack, Stockholm

2005 – 2008 BA Kunsthøgskolen i Bergen exchange stay at Konstindustriella Högskolan (TAIK), Helsinki

Projects:

2014 Market space tent, Kirkenes

2013 Space, Konstfrämjandet, w. Markus Degerman and Pål Rodenius, Stockholm

2010-2013 Indigenuity (w. Joar Nango)

2010 Festival artist Markomeannu (Sámi art- and music festival) w. Joar Nango and Sille Storihle

Exhibitions:

2017: LIAF, biennial, Lofoten

2017: Markomeánnu, Sámi Culture Festival, Skånland, festival artist.

2017 Kunsthall Trondhjem, Group exhibition

2017 Trøndelag senter for samtidskunst, SHOW ME COLOUR with SámiGirlGang (Carola Grahn and Silje Figenschou Thoresen) group exhibition

2016 Västerås Konstmuseum, nov-feb, Group exhibition

2016 Galleri Riis, Stockholm (May) Group exhibition

2016 Zukunft am Ostkreuz. The Making Of: IMPROVEMENT OF MARKET FACILITIES Group exhibition

2015 Sami Centre for Contemporary Art, Karasjok Vendinger i horisontalplanet (grått betonggulv) Solo exhibition.

2015 Passagen konsthall, Linköping. Becoming by Recalling, group exhibition,

2014-2016 Skills, group exhibition, Nordnorsk Kunstnersenter, Østfold kunstsenter, Vestfold kunstsenter,Buskerud kunstsenter, Oppland kunstsenter, Konsthallen i Luleå, Oulu Museum of Art

2014 Trondheim Kunsthall. Present Stability, Solo exhibition.

2014 Torpedo Factory Art Centre, Washington. «Indigenuity»

2014 L’Institute Suedois, «Indigenuity». Group exhibition, Paris

2014 Liljevalchs, «Attention: Craft». Group exhibition, Stockholm (summer of 2014)

2013 «Indigenuity» at «Everyday practises for everyday life», IASPIS, Stockholm

2013 STUDIO BAR- a nomadic waterhole, Indigenuity Project at Lisa Torell and Carl Palm

2013 Vadsø Museum, «Indigenuity»

2012 Centre for Northern Indigenous Peoples, Kåfjord.

Saemijen Sijte, Snåsa.

Trøndelag Centre for Contemporary Art, «Systemkrise»

(all: «Indigenuity»)

Knipsu, Bergen: Parts of «Indigenuity»

2011: Grenselandmuseet, «Indigenuity»

 

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