TORI WRÅNES

Born 1978 in Kristiansand, Norway.

Education
2007 – 2009 National Academy of Fine Art, Oslo, Master
2004 – 2007 National Academy of Fine Art, Oslo, Bachelor
2002 – 2003 Advanced programme in Music, HiA
2001 – 2002 Music, HiA
2000 – 2001 University of Ripon & York St. John, Experimental theatre
1998 – 1999 Drama/Theatre, HiA

Upcoming
2017 DO DISTURB. Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
2017 Centre de création contemporaine olivier debré, Tours, France
2017 Hot Pocket, Museum of Contemporary Art, National Museum of Art,
Architecture and Design, Oslo
2017 Do Disturb, performance festival, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
2017 Group show, OSL Contemporary, Oslo
2017 Iaspis, residency, Stockholm
2017 Kristiansand Kunsthall
2017 Kunsthall Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
2018 Solo, Warszawa, Museum of Contemporary Art
2018 Afiri Performa Biennial, Lagos, Nigeria

Selected performances
2016 Reading, Seeable Sayable at Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo
2016 No Head, The Watermill Center, New York
2016 Crane Ballet, Foundation-stone ceremony for the new National Museum in
Norway, Oslo
2016 The Eccentric, Sculpture Center New York
2016 A Mortal Song, Disjecta, Portland, Oregon
2016 Multistand, Drastic Pants, Carl Freedman Gallery, London
2015 TENNIS CAT, with Hanne Kolstø and Jan Erik Mikalsen 1646, The Hague
2015 TRACK of HORNS, Transart, Bolzano
2015 Troll, Chart-Art, Copenhagen
2015 Rapid Pulse International Performance Art Festival, Chicago
2015 Performance, The Norwegian Party, Palazzo Zeno, La Biennale la de Venezia
2015 Transetrollet, Storefront Art and Architecture, New York
2015 Rickshaw Ballet, Samdani Seminars, Dhaka, Bangladesh
2014 YOUR NEXT VACATION IS CALLING, Lilith Performance Studio, Malmö
2014 STONE and SINGER, 19. th Biennale of Sydney, You Imagine What You
Desire
2013 YES, NIX, commissioned for Performa 13 New York, USA
2013 NEO_BAROQUE, Performance-festival, Varazdin, Croatia
2012 I wish this was a song: music in contemporary art, Museum of Contemporary
Art, Oslo, Norway
2012 Wundergrund, Glyptoteket, København, Denmark
2012 Five Thousand Generations of Birds, Fitjar, Norway
2012 Topsy Turvy, De Appel arts centre, Amsterdam, Netherland
2012 International Festival in Bergen, Norway
2012 SPIN ECHO, Disney Concert Hall Parking structure, Art in the parking space,
LAXART, Los Angeles, CA, USA
2012 Colombo Art Biennale, Sri Lanka
2011 Statoil Art Award, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo
2011 Vevringutstillingen, Norway
2011 Den Frie Udstillingsbygning / Centre of Contemporary Art, København
2011 HOVE festivalen, in collaboration with Jan Erik Mikalsen, Arendal
2011 Museum of Contemporary Art, Roskilde, Denmark
2011 Haninge Konsthall, Stockholm
2011 Human Resources at Cottage Home, Los Angeles
2011 The Fanzy Finger, Night Gallery, Los Angeles
2011 Non Festival, Bergen
2011 Hi-Lite Gallery, Los Angeles
2011 The opposite is also true, Bergen Kunsthall
2010 33303377777336444886, text Olav Benestvedt, Avant Garden Teaterhus,
Trondheim
2010 Nature took me for a ride, Moldejazz, Art Center in Møre og Romsdal, Norway
2010 Performance in Børre Sæthres exhibition 2010 N.N. Festspillene i Nord Norge
2010 Loose Cannon, LIAF (Lofoten International Art Festival)
2010 Everyone got something great, Nationaltheatret, Oslo
2010 Black Vulva, Hello Glossalolia, Zombie Requiem, Trama Festival des
Performatives, Porto, Portugal
2009 Hotchpotch, with Christian Hennie, MK II, London
2009 The Lonely Choice of a Multipersonality, Hamar Kunstbank
2009 Zombie Requiem, Flaggfabrikken, Landmark Bergen
2009 BOBO, This I can't tell you, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter
2009 The mammel, final year show, (Master), Stenersenmuseet.
2009 Zombie Atlantic, (a face is buried in a dead body) Rekord
2008 Coal Velvet, Bethanien, Kunstraum Kreutzberg Berlin
2008 Hello Glossalolia, UTKANTEN, UKS, Oslo
2008 Perfomance-polaire,Collaboration with Vigdis, Palais de la decouverte, Paris
2008 Inside the Mammel / doubtful Predator, Astrup Fearnley Museum of
Contemporary Art / Rekord
2007 Biting like a dog asleep outside of time with a piece of cake in the
gap, with Olav Benestvedt, UKS/ Black Boks, Perform 07, Paris
2007 Grounded Organ, Stenersenmuseet, Final Year Show, (Bachelor).
2006 Black Vulva, composition for voice and accordion, pipshow, Oslo
2006 Melofonic Shadowzone, performance in a parkinglot, Kr.Sand, Norway
2005 Over Kvåsen, by Rune Belsvik, Agder Teater, directed by Anne-Karen Hytten

Selected exhibitions
2016 A Sieve Itself May Sieve, Shanaynay Gallery, Paris
2016 Stadstriennale, Trade Marks, Hasselt and Genk, Belgia
2016 Shapeshifters, Shulamit Nazarian Gallery, Los Angeles
2016 Drastic Pants (solo), Carl Freedman Gallery, London
2016 This Mortal Song (solo), Disjecta, Portland
2016 The Eccentrics, Sculpture Center, New York
2015 TENNIS CAT (solo), 1646, The Hague, The Netherlands
2015 Jubileumsutstilling, Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand
2015 Lyden av Kunst, The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design,
Norway. Touring all year
2015 Europe, Europe, Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo
2014 Psychomagic: Dead Matters, 55 Sydenham Rd, Sydney
2014 19th Biennale of Sydney, You Imagine What You Desire
2013-14 Tusen Tråder - En historiefortelling i Tekstil, sculpture in collaboration with
Ann Cathrin November Høibo og Else Marie Jakobsen
2012 I wish this was a song: music in contemporary art, Museum of Contemporary
Art, Oslo
2012 Game of Life, in collaboration with Ann Cathrin November Høibo og Else Marie
Jakobsen, Kristiansand Kunsthall
2012 Colombo Art Biennale in collaboration with Erik Pirolt, Sri Lanka
2011 RUN´n JUMPS (Solo) Haninge Konsthall, Stockholm
2011 Two by Two: The Church of animals, Museum of Public Fiction, Los Angeles
2010 Decenter II, Tumult, Marienborg, Denmark
2010 GIANT BOWL, Bislett Stadion, Oslo
2009 Hotchpotch, London
2009 Kunsten å falle, Preus Museum
2009 To be heard is to be seen, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter
2009 The Windmills of our Minds, Örebro Konsthall
2009 Final Year Show, Stenersenmuseet
2008 UTKANTEN, (Solo) UKS
2008 Horizons and Fragments, Land-art, European Capital of Culture, Stavanger 08
2007 Air is Wet With Sound, Rekord
2007 Take-off 07, Galleri Brandstrup
2006 Høstutstillingen 06, Kunstnernes Hus
2006 Der Kleine Mench D.O.R (performancegroupe, NO) Verk/work, Forsbacka,
Sverige

Collected by
Astrup Fearnley Museet
Sørlandets Kunstmuseum
Museet for Samtidskunst, National Museum of Art, Architecture and design
Preus Museum, Horten

Represented by
Carl Freedman Gallery, London

Grants and Residence
2017 Oslo Kommune, Diversestipend
2017 Iaspis, Stockholm, Sverige
2016 Watermill Center, New York
2014 - 15 ISCP, New York (OCA).
2013 - 15 Norwegian Government Work Grant, 3 years
2013 - 15 Atelie Gamle Rådhuset, Oslo Kommune
2012 Ingrid Lindbäck Langaards grant
2010 – 12 Norwegian Government Work Grant, 3 years
2011 Nominated for Statoil Art Award
2011 SAIR, Sølyst Artist in Residence, Denmark
2010 - 11 Skylar Haskard Residence, Los Angeles
2010 Sparebanken pluss Art Grant
2010 Vilde Von Kroghs Courage-Grant
2009 Christian Lorch Shives og Hustrus Legat , 1 year
2008 - 2009 Cultiva Ekspress Grant
2008 Norske Billedkunstneres støtteordning for studerende kunstnere.
2007 Kristiansand Kommune Kunstnerstipend, education grants
2003 Lise og Arnfinn Heies Fond
2003 Kristiansand Kommune, establishing scholarship for young artists