Bjarne Bare

Wind Study #1 #2 #3 - 151,5x101 cm each C-print - 2013-15

Bivouacked - with Tiril Hasselknippe
OSL contemporary 2015 - Installation views by Øystein Thorvaldsen

Outboard Swaddle #3 - 151,5x101 cm C-print - 2014-15
Outboard Swaddle #2 - 151,5x101 cm C-print - 2014-15

Outboard Swaddle #11 - 101x151,5 cm C-print - 2014-15
Installation view Bivouacked, OSL contemporary 2015

Outboard Swaddle #5 - 151,5x101 cm C-print - 2014-15

Outboard Swaddle #1 - 151,5x101 cm C-print - 2014-15
Installation view Bivouacked, OSL contemporary 2015

Outboard Swaddle #7 - 151,5x101 cm C-print - 2014-15

Outboard Swaddle #10 - 125x175 cm C-print - 2014
Installation view Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, Italy 2014

Outboard Swaddle (Studies from Venice)
Installation view Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, Italy 2014

Pineappleweed - 32x43,5 cm C-print - 2013-15
Installation view Kunstparken Risør, Norway 2015

Grapnel Grapple - Cornerkiosk press 2014
ISBN 978-82-998640-3-9

Cropping the Ocean - Cornerkiosk press 2014
ISBN 978-82-998640-5-3

Ocean series - Hardtack, Grapnel Grapple, Big Splash 2013

Hardtack - 50x70 cm inkjet print 2013

94 Pictures as Black Square, 124x124cm Silver Gelatin print, 2011-2012
MoDERNISM MACHINE, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo, Norway 2012

MoDERNISM MACHINE, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo, Norway 2012

With: Bare, Baumeister, Beuys, Boyle, Dubuffet, Elgin, Estève, Friedman, Gris, Hartung, Kippenberger, Klein, Léger, van der Linde, Matisse, Mignard, Mojord Jahnsen, Ono, Opsahl, Picasso, Soulages, de Staël, Texmon Rygh and Villon

Machine Studies (Projected) 2012, 81 slides
MoDERNISM MACHINE, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo, Norway 2012

Entering a Site of Production - Henie Onstad Kunstsenter 2012 - ISBN 978-82-8294-008-5

Essay for Entering a Site of Production - Henie Onstad Kunstsenter 2012 - ISBN 978-82-8294-008-5

Hose Variations - Cornerkiosk press 2011 - ISBN 978-82-998640-0-8

Hose Variations 2011

Hose Variations, 88 x 120 cm C-print - 2011
Installation view, book launch at MELK, Oslo, Norway 2011

Buenos Aires Color 2009

Japan 2008

Japan 2008

Korea 2008

China 2008

Egypt 2007

Photographer, co-founder and director of MELK and founder of Cornerkiosk press.

Born 1985 in Poznan.
Lives in Oslo.
e-mail: bjarne at barebjarne.no
@bjarnebare
@melkoslo

Education:

2015/2017 - UCLA Los Angeles MFA candidate
2010/2013 - Academy of Fine Art Oslo BFA
2007/2008 - Oslo Fotokunstskole

Solo and duo exhibitions:

2015:
Bivouacked. OSL contemporary, Oslo - with Tiril Hasselknippe
The Pineappleweed. Kunstparken, Risør

2014:
Outboard Swaddle. Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Palazzetto Tito, Venice

2012:
MoDERNISM MACHINE. Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo

Selected group exhibitions:

2014:
Art Book Weekend. Demon's Mouth, Oslo **
New Cats in Art Photography. Humble Arts Foundation
Publish / Curate. TJ Boulting, London
2014Frames: Projecting International Photography. CCA, Glasgow
24 Photo Books. Belfast Exposed, Belfast **
Photobookshow. Galleri Vasli Souza, Malmö **
Bingind Image. Tetterode, Amsterdam **

2013:
13/18 - Oslo Academy of Fine Art - BFA degree show, Oslo

2012:
Photobook show D, Helsinki, Finland. **
Voies-Off. Arles, France. La Photographie du Nord en 3 actes. Hosted by the Finnish Museum of Photography*

2011:
Fotofest 2011, Trondheim
Zine Fair. Kunsthalle Wien, Wienna **
Tokyo Artbook Fair. Tokyo **
I've Zeen the Darkness. Galerie dieschonestadt, Germany *
Nofound to New Documents. Curated by Emeric Glayse / NoFound at Viktor Wynd Fine Art, London
7000words.com - One work per day in a week.
Humble Arts Foundation - Groupshow #36.

2010:
Shaping Time - Polish/Norwegian culture exchange workshop / publication

2009:
Fotografia Nouvelle, Palito, Bombon, Helado. miaumiau, Buenos Aires
Launch of MELK. MELK, Oslo
Risør Internasjonale Fotofestival. Risør

2008:
What Comes Around, Goes Around, Gallery Elenor. Oslo
Høstutstillingen, Statens 121. Kunstutstilling. Oslo - Stavanger *

2007:
Breakthrough, SAFC San Fransisco *
Art4Aid, Gallery Zuiderkerk. Amsterdam *

*denotes juried exhibition
**denotes participation with publication at a book exhibition

Publications:

New Scandinavian Photography (editor)
Black Dog Publishing 2015
ISBN 978-1-910433-09-6

Cropping the Ocean
Cornerkiosk press 2014
ISBN 978-82-998640-5-3

Grapnel Grapple
Cornerkiosk press 2014
ISBN 978-82-998640-3-9

Entering a Site of Production - MoDERNISM MACHINE
Henie Onstad Kunstsenter 2012
ISBN 978-82-8294-008-5

Hose Variations, Studies from Los Angeles and elsewhere
Cornerkiosk press 2011
ISBN 978-82-998640-0-8

Shaping Time
The Polish National Film, Television and Theatre School Press 2011
ISBN 978-83-878704-0-9

Grants:

Jansons Legat, scholarship 2015
UKS Norway, travel grant 2015
Arts Council Norway, two year work grant for young artists 2014
OCA / Residency at Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, Italy 2014
Arts Council Norway, project Grant 2012, 2014
Norwegian Photographic Fund 2014
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Norway 2014
City of Risør, project grant 2013
City of Oslo, project grant 2011

Curatorial work:

2009 - 2015:
Co- founder and director of MELK and curator of near 40 solo and group exhibitions featuring new Scandinavian photography across Europe.

2014:
green apples / blue sky - Morten Andenæs. Paris November 2014 in collaboration between MELK, Fotogalleriet and Objektiv.

2011:
Scandinavian Forest aka. MILKSHAKE #2. Groupshow with 11 emerging Scandinavian photographers at Akerhus Kunstsenter.

2010:
DARK CURRENTS aka. MILKSHAKE #1. At Fotogalleriet, Oslo.

2009:
EAST WEST FUSION 'Norske Blikk på Japan' Utvalgte fotografier. Hole Artcenter, Oslo

Other:

Co-founder and director of MELK 2009 - 2015
Founder of Cornerkiosk press 2011 - present
Member of Unge Kunstneres Samfund (UKS)
Editorial advisor at Objektiv 2010 - 2015
Board member FKD - Fund for Art and Design Students in Oslo 2012 - 2015
Nominator for Plat(t)form 2015, Fotomuseum Winterthur
Nominator for Foam Paul Huf Award 2015, Foam Museum Amterdam
Jury member - Østlandsutstillingen 2013

Talks:

Re Focus, Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium 2015
Fotodepartamanet, Saint Petersburg 2013
Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo 2013
TENT MCR, Manchester 2013
Oslo Fotokunstskole, Oslo 2013
Fotofest, Fotofagskolen, Trondheim 2011

Curatorial work for MELK
Mårten Lange at Fotogalleriet Oslo 2010

Curatorial work for MELK
Linn Pedersen at MELK Oslo 2013

Curatorial work for MELK
Booth at Unseen Amsterdam 2013

Curatorial work for MELK
Morten Andenæs and Ivan Galuzin at MELK Oslo 2014

Curatorial work for MELK
Lina Scheynius at MELK Oslo 2014

East West Fusion
Mikkel McAlinden at Hole Artcenter 2009

Curatorial work for MELK
Emil Salto at MELK Oslo 2012

Curatorial work for MELK
Morten Andenæs in Paris 2014

Curatorial work for MELK
Nicholas Gottlund at MELK Oslo 2015

Curatorial work for MELK
Nicolai Howalt & Trine Søndergaard at Akershus Kunstsenter 2010

Curatorial work for MELK
Ola Rindal at MELK Oslo 2010