Biography

 

About the artist

Tove Kommedal lives and works in Stavanger, Norway. Kommedal works in a variety of media, suited to each project.
Her work has a socio-political underpinning and are often relational in tone.
The main trajectory of her artistic practice is research based and experiments with the social potential of art,
whether on a material or conceptual level.

Memberships in ARTIST ORGANISATIONS

NBK:     Norwegian Artists Society
UKS:     Young Artists society
NBF:     Norweigian Sculpture Society
BKFR:    Visual artist association Rogaland

Upcoming

Find Your Eyes curator Monika Wuhrer, Sølyst, Stavanger 2018

Selected Solo Exhibitions

Duo Exhibition  with Cato Løland, Bryne kunstforening (No) 2018
House – under the radar Studio 17, Stavanger (No) 2017
dEFINISJONSMAKT, Oppland kunstnsersenter (No) 2017
dEFINISJONSMAKT Hå gamle prestegaard, Hå (No) 2015
Event: dEFNISJONSMAKT Crow joik by Ande Somby, at Kuppelkupp, Stavanger Art museum (No) 2015
Private in Public – Public in Private, with Anna Roos, Rogaland Art Centre, Stavanger (No) 2009
Mapping the net,project room, Galleri F15, Moss (No)
2008
Intravenous mooring, Hå gamle prestegaard, Hå (No) 2006

Selected Group Exhibitions

The Spring Exhibition 2017, Charlottenborg Copenhagen (Dk) 2017
Group Exhibitionsg Telemark kunstnersenter, curated by Karolin Tampere. (No) 2016
Kuppelkupp, Stavanger kunstmuseum, Stavanger (No) 2016
Wilderness, curated by Wendy Plovmand and Anne Haaning New Shelter Plan, Copenhagen (Dk) 2015
The 4thTaiwan International Video Art Exhibition The Return of Ghosts curated by Jow-Jiun Gong and Nobuo                   Takamori, Hong Gah Museum, Taipei, Taiwan 2014
Purgatorio, curated by True Solvang Vevatne, Billedhugger foreningen, Oslo (No) 2014
Museum and democracy,
Stavanger Art Museum (No) 2014                 
One man’s bread another man’s death, curated by Lars Sture 2014                 
I Helheim Event#3 Bryne kunstforening (No) 2013
Allegori som Allegori çirogoella mos irogellA, Stavanger Art museum (No)
 2013                 
Allegori som Allegori çirogoella mos irogellA, Wip: Konsthall, Stockholm (Se) 2013
Relasjoner / Relay(tions) Kinokino Sandnes, (No) 2013
Event#2, Ordet , project-based collaboration with artists group I Helheim, KINOKINO, Sandnes, (No)
 2012
I Helheim Event#1, Prosjektrom Normans, Stavanger (No)
 2012
dEFINISJONSMAKT(4) Article Biennale 2012 (No) curated by Michel van Dartel and Hege Tapio
2012
Odds, curated by Jane Sverdrupsen, Ingeborg Lindhal, Kristina Aas and Daniela Ramos Arias.
Odda (No) 2012
Wuthering Heights, curated by Merete Dille and Sara Christensen, Ola Narr, Oslo (No)
 2011
Bace Camp, Tou Sene i Stavanger (No)
 2011
”ACQUIRED! The story so far…”Sara Christensens Collection, Gallery Trafo, Asker (No)
 2011
Neverending, Bilbao Arte, Bilbao (Es) 2008
Nordic conference STING 2008, Tou Scene, Stavanger (No)
 2008
Figurations, Skulpturarena øst, Billedhuggerforeningen, Oslo (No) 2008

Bibliografi

Norwegian Art Yearbook 2016
Kunståret 2015 Criticism by Trond Borgen, at Stavanger Aftenblad 2016
Book dEFINISJONSMAKT interview by Astrid Helen Windingstad at CAS Stavanger 2015
Deltagelse på 4th Internationale Video Art Bienale i Tapei, interview by Heather Jones CAS Stavanger 2014
Kopenhagen Magasin, interview by, Maria Bordorff 2014
Kulturhuset NRK P2, interview by  NKR. 2013
New blood in old museum, Criticism byTrond Borgen Stavanger Aftenblad 2011
Homo ludens, Criticism byTrond Borgen Stavanger Aftenblad 2006

Scholarship and Grants

Statens exhibition Grant
 2018
Norwegian Artists Society Vederlagsfondet, One year scholarship 2017
Norwegian Artists Society Vederlagsfondet, project support 2017
Statens exhibition Grant
 2016
Stavanger kommunes visual art scholarship 2016
Norwegian Artists Society Vederlagsfondet, project support 2016
Rogaland county, General cultural purposes 2015
Stavanger county, publication support 2015
Norwegian Artists Society Vederlagsfondet, One year scholarship 2015
Norwegian State Exhibition Grant 2015
Norwegian Artists Society Vederlagsfondet, project support 2014
Norwegian Artists Society Vederlagsfondet, One year scholarship 2014
Norwegian Artists Society Vederlagsfondet, project support 2013
Norwegian Artists Society Vederlagsfondet, One year scholarship 2013
Norwegian Artists Society Vederlagsfondet, project support 2012
Norwegian State Exhibition Grant 2012
Rogaland county, Art Scholarship 2012
Arts Council Norway roject support 2012
Norwegian State Exhibition Grant 2008
Norwegian Artists Society Vederlagsfondet, One year scholarship 2008
Bjarne Hansen minnefond. 2008
Arts Council Norway roject support 2008
KORO, public Art Norway 2008
Rogaland county, project support 2008
Arts Council Norway scholarship 2007
Norwegian State Exhibition Grant 2006
Stavanger county, travel grants
2005
Stavanger county, project support 2003

Public Commissions
/ Collections

High Response III, (project-based cooperation with Anna Roos. (No)
 2008
Walk of fame, Art Projects Suldal. Suldal (No) 2007

Residencies

High North Air Network, Kunstkvarteret Lofoten (No) 2014
L/R, Suldal (No) 2012
Bilbao Arte, Bilbao (Es) 2008
Stavanger kommunes, residencies Berlin, (D) 2015, 05

Curatorial practice

The Visual Art Tour, collaboration Mona Orstad Hansen and Ingeborg Kvame
 2011, 2012
Co-director, 21m2 Projectspace
 2009-07
Post Skriptum / After Art, Rogaland kunstsenter 2007
 
Projects
Boble collaboration Mona Orstad Hansen, Ingeborg Kvame, Line Anda and Tove Kommedal
2016 -
High Response I, ArtLab and Live Art in schools initiated by Anna Roos, Rogaland Art Centre
2008

Lectures in selection:

Seminar on artist economy Stavanger art museum 2016
Art & science North creativ network, event and exhibithion, Ioalb, Stavanger (No) 2016
Guest teacher, Kunstskolen i Rogaland (Rogaland School of Art)
 2013,11

Political Work

Nominasjonskomiteen, NBK (Norwegian Artists Society)
 2017-19
Bruksrommet Projectspace at Atelierhuset Tou Scene member of artistic steering group 2017
Board member Rogaland Art Center 2016 – 2018 (board leder 2017/18)
Board member Stavanger kommune kunstutvalg vara: 2016 – 2018
Board member Stavanger kommune kunstutvalg vara: 2014 – 2016
Nominasjonskomiteen, BKFR (Visual Artist Society Rogaland)
 2013-09
Leader, BKFR (Visual Artist Society Rogaland) 2009-07

Education

Norwegian Business school, Bi Stavanger
2011
Mølla artschool, Moss
1996-98
Oslo drawing and painting school, Oslo 1993-94