Biography

Born 1980 in Tønsberg, Norway
Lives and works in Oslo, Norway

Education

2009-2010: Royal University College of Fine Arts, Stockholm (Guest Student Programme)
2008-2010: National Academy of Fine Arts, Oslo (MA)
2005-2008: National Academy of Fine Arts, Oslo (BA)
2004-2005: Oslo School of Drawing and Painting
2002-2004: Einar Granum School of Art, Oslo
2000-2001: University of Oslo, Art History Studies

Solo exhibitions

2018 Parking & Transportation, Galleri LNM, Oslo (upcoming)
2017 Hard Copy, MELK, Oslo
2017 The Miracle of Rigid Fluids, Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo
2014 Some General Thoughts on Wreckage, Tegnerforbundet, Oslo
2013 Lost Allusions, Entrée, Bergen
2013 Idiot Cards for a Bygone Revolt
, NoPlace, Oslo
2007 Various Moments of Escape, Galleri 21:25, Oslo

Selected group exhibitions

2019 Stafett II, publication and group exhibition curated by N. Strand, T.L Lundme and JH Engström, venue tba (upcoming)
2018 2018, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo (upcoming)
2017 Juleutstillingen, Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo
2017 Image Drain, Tallin Art Centre, main exhibition of the 4thTallinn Photomonth Contemporary Art Biennial, Tallinn, Estonia
2016 A Collective Psychogeographical Guide to Oslo, satellite exhibition for the Norwegian Drawing Biennial 2016, Oslo
2016 Make Default, Hordaland Kunstsenter, Bergen
2015 Förbannad Vare Du, Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo
2014 Soft Measures, WIELS Contemporary Arts Centre (Project Proom), Brussels, Belgium
2013 Sound Versus System, Kunsthall Oslo, Oslo
2013 MONIKA STRICKER
, CAB Art Centre, Brussels, Belgium
2013 This House
, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
2013 The Limits of Language Means the Limits of My World
, Platform Stockholm, Stockholm
2012 Game of Life, Kristiansand Kunsthall, Kristiansand
2011 Word Perfect, NoPlace, Oslo
2011 Unfinished Analogies, Konsthall C, Stockholm
2011 Transit Vestfold, Haugar Vestfold Art Museum, Tønsberg
2010 En Vegg av Lyd 2010, Poster invitational for Øyafestivalen (Øya Music Festival), Oslo
2010 The Mistaken Majority, Galleri Mejan, Stockholm
2010 Avgangsutstillingen (MA degree show), Stenersen Museum Oslo
2010 Depattern, Galleri Erik Steen, Oslo
2009 Sympathy for the Devil, Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo (Part of Kunstakademiet 100 år)
2009 You Know These Days Painted by Umbrellas, Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo (Part of Kunstakademiet 100 år)
2008 Ad Hoc, Quasibar/Onenightonly, Oslo
2008 Avgangsutstillingen (BA degree show), Stenersen Museum, Oslo
2007 Obergeschoss Dritter Finger Rechts, Ballhaus Ost, Berlin
2006 The Summer Destruction Show, Seilduksfabrikken, Oslo

Commissions and public projects

2014
Flag of the Week: André Tehrani, Kunsthall Stavanger, October 2014
Display of work made for Flag NYC, a public project for Performa 13: New Visual Art Performance Biennial, New York.

2013
Flag NYC, public project for Performa 13: New Visual Art Performance Biennial, New York
Curated by Randi Grov Berger

2008
Aase Byggadministrasjon, Oslo

Curated and initiated projects

2016

Make Default, Hordaland Kunstsenter, Bergen
Co-curated with Anthea Buys

2014

Soft Measures, WIELS Contemporary Art Centre (Project Proom), Brussels, Belgium
Co-curated with Anthea Buys

Publications

Det Mirakuløse ved Rigide Væsker, collection of short prose texts (in Norwegian) produced for the solo exhibition The Miracle of Rigid Fluids at Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo. Lord Jim Publishing, 2017(upcoming).

André Tehrani: Popular Disorder, double catalogue for solo exhibitions at NoPlace (Oslo) and Entrée (Bergen) 2013.
Essays by Anthea Buys and Natasha Marie Llorens, 38 pages. ISBN 978-82-997318-4-3. Lord Jim Publishing. [link]

Grants and residencies

2018 Work grant (one year), Bildende Kunstneres Hjelpefond, Norway
2017 Project grant, Ingrid Lindbäck Langaards Stiftelse
2017 Exhibition grant, Statens Utstillingsstipend
2017 Project support, Norsk Kulturfond / Arts Council  Norway
2017 Project support, Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond, Norway
2017 Work grant (one year), Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond, Norway
2016 Project support, Norsk Kulturfond / Arts Council  Norway
2016 Work grant (one year), Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond, Norway
2016 Project support, Norsk Kulturfond / Arts Council  Norway
2015 Work grant (one year), Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond, Norway
2015 Project support, Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond, Norway
2015 Exhibition support for younger/newly established artists,  Arts Council Norway
2014 Exhibition support for younger/newly established artists,  Arts Council Norway
2014 International Support, Office for Contemporary Art Norway
2014 Exhibition support, the Norwegian Embassy in Belgium
2013 Work grant (two years) for younger/newly established artists, Statens Kunstnerstipend
2013 Nine-month residency at WIELS Contemporary Arts Centre in Brussels, Belgium (supported by Office for Contemporary Art Norway)
2013 Publication support, Fritt Ord, Norway
2013 International Support, Office for Contemporary Art Norway
2013 Project Support, Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond, Norway
2013 Exhibition grant, Statens Utstillingsstipend / Arts Council Norway
2012 Work grant (one year) for younger/newly established artists, Statens Kunstnerstipend
2012 Exhibition support for younger/newly established artists,  Arts Council Norway
2011 Miscellaneous grant, Statens Kunstnerstipend

Published texts (in Norwegian)

Den Magiske Feilen (The Magical Error), exhibition review published in Billedkunst Art Journal, Issue #3, 2017, ed. Gaute Brochmann

André Tehrani om Andrea Spreafico og Caroline Eckly, Hordaland Kunstsenter, text for Norwegian Art Yearbook 2016, ed. Arve Rød and Ketil Nergaard, September 2016

Sinnbilde, short text for recurring feature in Norwegian photo periodical Objektiv, Issue #8, December, 2013 [scan]

Hollywood på lerret (Hollywood on Canvas), an interview with Ed Ruscha published in D2 (weekend supplement for Norwegian financial newspaper), 04-06-2011. Written in collaboration with Johanne Nordby Wernø [scan]

Diverse Mirakler: om ordet som objekt hos David Foster Wallace og Ed Ruscha (Various Miracles: On the word as object in the works of David Foster Wallace and Ed Ruscha), published in Vinduet (Norwegian literary periodical), issue no. 1, 2011, Gyldendal Forlag. [link]

Marginale refleksjoner: om peking som kunstnerisk virkemiddel (Marginal Reflections: On the act of pointing as artistic strategy), excerpt from MA-thesis published in the annual yearbook for National Academy of Fine Arts, Oslo, september 2010.

Memberships:

NBK, LNM

Bibliography / featured in

2017

Kan ikke kunsten få være unyttig og marginal?
Interview in Subjekt, published online 19.04.2017 [link]

2016

Kunstner Mot Maskin
Exhibition review by Synnøve Vik, published online on kunstkritikk.no 19.04.2016 [link]

2015

Entrée Retrospective 2012-13-14
Retrospective catalogue for Entrée (Bergen), p. 104 -110.
Includes documentation of solo exhibition at Gallery Entrée (in 2013) and interview by Monica Holmen, Ed. Randi Grov Berger, Entrée Publishing.

Det Sterkeste Vern
Exhibition review by Kjetil Røed. Published in Billedkunst #1 2015 (February), p. 42. [scan]

2014

Phéromones
Exhibition feature in the online magazine Chronique Curiosité by Joël Riff, published 26.05.2014 [scan]

Exposition “Soft Measures” à Bruxelles 17 avril – 11 mai
Short exhibition feature on the website of the Norwegian Embassy in Belgium, published online 15.04.2014 [link]

Opening: Soft Measures at WIELS
Short feature on See You There-blog, published online 15.04.2014

To Tegnere Åpner Utstilling på Tegnerforbundet
Mention in Klassekampen, 09.05.2014.2013

Flag NYC

Catalogue for public project with the same title for Performa 13: New Visual Art Performance Biennial, New York. Ed. Randi Grov Berger, November 2013, p. 100-101 [link]

Q&A with André Tehrani
Interview published on website of KUNSTforum Magazine 18.11.2013 [link]

Painstaking investigations
English version of exhibition review by Arve Rød, published online on kunstkritikk.no 22.10.2013 [link]

Intrikate Sammenstillinger
Exhibition review by Arve Rød, published online on kunstkritikk.no 11.10.2013 [link]

L’Expo de la Conception à la Réalisation
Article by Lorent Claude on group exhibition at CAB Art Centre, Brussels, published online on Lalibre.be 25.09.13 [link]

The Lemons Are Real
Catalogue essay by Natasha Marie Llorens in the exhibition catalogue André Tehrani: Popular Disorder, p. 6-21. Lord Jim Publishing 2013, ISBN 978-82-997318-4-3 [link]

Codes, Weeds, Barriers
Catalogue essay by Anthea Buys in the exhibition catalogue André Tehrani: Popular Disorder, p. 24-37.
Lord Jim Publishing 2013, ISBN 978-82-997318-4-3 [link]

The Beautiful Mess
Exhibition review by Sean O’Toole, published online in C& Magazine 02.07.13 [link]

Palais 18Le Magazine du Palais de Tokyo, summer 2013, p. 67

2012

Korresponderende Formliv
Kjetil Røed, Billedkunst # 5, 2012, 11.09.2012 [link]

Kanonåpning i Kristiansand
Ingvild Krogvig, kunstkritikk.no, 05.09.2012 [link]

Oppgradert Kunsthall
Johan Otto Weisser, Fædrelandsvennen, 07.09.2012 [scan]

Game of Life – Etter Rutenettet
Exhibition catalogue , ed. Jan Freuchen and Sigurd Tenningen, september 2012, p.170-173 [link]

2011

Best of Vestfold
Ingrid Pettersen, Kunstforum/www.kunstforum.as, 08.04.2011 [link]

På Gjennomreise
Grethe Hald, Tønsbergs Blad s. 5, 06.04.2011 [link]

”Transit Vestfold” på Haugar
Byavisa Tønsberg, s.17, uke 11 2011 [link]

Vestfold i Transitt
Erik Munsterhjelm, Tønsbergs Blad Fredag, s. 10, 18.03.2011 [link]

Popkonseptuelt
Ida Sannes Hansen, exhibition catalogue for Transit Vestfold, Haugar Vestfold Kunstmuseum, mars 2011, p. 24.

2010

Mønstergyldig Utstilling
Line Ulekleiv, www. kunstkritikk.no, 08.02.2010 [link]

Eardrum Buzz
Geir Haraldseth, text in exhibition catalogue for Avgangsutstillingen (MA degree show), Stenersen Museum, Oslo, p. 138-139

2008

Et hvilket som helst sted
Johanne Nordby Wernø, text in exhibition catalogue for Avgangsutstillingen (BA degree show), Stenersen Museum, Oslo, May 2008,  p. 16.

Mye God Zen i Kjedsomhet
Johanne Nordby Wernø, text in exhibition catalogue for Avgangsutstillingen (BA degree show), Stenersen Museum, Oslo, May 2008,  p. 16-17