Lona Hansen (b. 1988)
Born and based in Oslo, Norway

Say hi: hansenlona[at]gmail.com

Member of NBK, BKFH and UKS

EDUCATION
2012- 2014 Master of fine arts, Bergen Academy of Art and Design, Bergen, Norway
2009- 2012 Bachelor of fine arts, Trondheim Academy of Fine Arts, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
2008- 2009 Prosjektskolen, art school, Oslo
2006- 2008 Hungarian Dance Academy, classical ballet, Budapest, Hungary

UPCOMING
2017 Trondhjem kunstforening
2017 Hildelund kunstfestival, Sweden

SOLO AND DUO EXHIBITIONS
2016 Shapes of Awareness, Studio 17, Stavanger, Norway
2016 Spirituell tid og rom, Visningsrommet USF Verftet, collaboration with Daniel Slåttnes and Sara Rönnbäck, Bergen, Norway
2013 Temporary Negotiations, collaboration with Daniel Slåttnes, Galleri Fisk, Bergen, Norway
2012 3300m, in collaboration with Stacy Brafield, Hordaland kunstsenter, Bergen, Norway
2012 It’s hip to be square, One night only, UKS, Oslo, Norway
2012 Volume, not mass, Galleri Blunk, Trondheim, Norway

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2016 When I am talking to you I am not talking to you, Stiftelsen 3,14, Bergen
2015 Like Pinning Jelly to the Wall, Gråmølna, Trondheim Museum of Art, Norway
2015 Frames, The Association of Icelandic Visual Artists (SÍM), Reykjavík, Iceland
2015 4th Anniversary Show, NOoSPHERE Arts, New York, USA
2014 North Of England Institute Of Mining & Mechanical Engineers, Occasion Festival, Newcastle, England
2014 KNOCK KNOCK 2014, The Association of Norwegian Sculptors (NBF), Oslo, Norway
2014 MEAGHEA SKLL RKGM MAH TNCA, MA Degree Show in Fine Art 2014, Bergen Academy of Art and Design, Bergen Kunsthall, Norway
2013 Vi tager intet ansvar 2, Tårnet, Copenhagen, Denmark
2013 Periferien: Klumpete saus, Kosmo, Bergen, Norway
2013 Rad #5/ Overgangen, BEK, Bergen, Norway
2013 Bontelabo, MFA1 annual group exhibition, Bontelabo, Bergen, Norway
2012 BYOB (Bring your own beamer), KNIPSU, Bergen, Norway
2012 Nachleben, Bachelor graduation exhibition, Galleri KIT, Trondheim, Norway
2011 Trøndelagsutstillingen, DORA, Trondheim, Norway
2011 Vitamin Sea, Kristiansand, Norway
2011 Film screening, PØKK, Blæst, Trondheim, Norway
2011 ISFIT- festival, Studentersamfundet, Trondheim, Norway
2010 Hove festival, invited by Galleri Godteri, Arendal, Norway
2010 Smal- i- hove festival, Studentersamfundet, Trondheim, Norway
2009 Graduation exhibition, Prosjektskolen, Oslo, Norway

TEXTS/ PUBLICATIONS
- Erik Friis Reitan, «Both/or», 2016
- Monica Holmen, "Tvilens tilstand", interview in Kunstforum #1, February 2016
- Erik Friis Reitan, "The impossible occupation (and a gentle intrusion)", 2015 Like Pinning Jelly to the Wall publication
- Eline Bjerkan “Mellom aspikken og geleen”, Artscene Trondheim, 18.02.15
- Presentation of «Temporary Negotiations», ROV #5
- Espen Johansen, "The aesthetic appeal of impermanence", 2015
- Gustav S. Borgersen “I mellomrommene”, Artscene Trondheim, 16.04.12

RESIDENCIES
Dec 2014- Jan 2015 The Association of Icelandic Visual Artists (SÍM), Reykjavík, Iceland

GRANTS AND PRICES
2017 One- year grant, Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond, Norwegian Visual Artists Association (NBK)
2016 USF exhibition grant for the exhibition Spirituell tid og rom with Daniel Slåttnes and Sara Rönnback
2016 Project support for Spirituell tid og rom, Bergen kommune
2016 One- year grant, Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond, Norwegian Visual Artists Association (NBK)
2015 Project support for Spirituell tid og rom, Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond, Norwegian Visual Artists Association (NBK)
2015 Establishing grant for artists, Bergen kommune
2015 One- year grant, Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond, Norwegian Visual Artists Association (NBK)
2014 Art supply grant, Norwegian Arts Council

OTHER
2017 Project coordinator, Oslo Open Art Festival
2017- Co- worker, Østfold kunstsenter, Fredrikstad
2016 Production co- worker, VISP
2016- 2017 1st vara, Bildende Kunstneres Forening Hordaland (BKFH)
2016- 2017 Vice- chairman of Atelier 205, artist run studio collective, Bergen
2015 Juror, MA- weekend exhibitions at Hordaland kunstsenter (HKS)
2014- 2016 Project Coordinator, Bergen Assembly, Norway
2013 Assistant, Exhibition Department, Bergen Assembly, Norway
2013 Student representative in the jury for the MA- admission, Bergen Academy of Art and Design, Norway
2012 Commissioned by the Norwegian University for Science and Technology, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
2010- 2011 Board member of Galleri Blunk, Trondheim, Norway

 

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