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Liv Bugge

Sep 2008 to Dec 2008
1974 Oslo, Norway. Lives in Oslo and Berlin

The work of Liv Bugge is mainly based on video, in combination with sculpture, drawing and animation. Her work produces an unsettledness, it takes you to a place where the ambiguity of the subject matter takes over, and new interpretations and mysteries appear. “In the examination of power structures, I look for the ambivalence between the desire for and the contempt of power. I am interested in aggression as both a constructive and destructive force in society". Liv Bugges work has been involved in questions about post-imperialism, and largely engaged in dealing with "the other" over the past years.

Bugge studied at the National Academy of Fine Arts, Oslo andLeurate of the HISK, Higher Institute for Fine Art, Antwerpen, Belgium. Her work has been shown in solo-shows (selection): «Once you go black», WE, Brussel, 2009; «Hyperborean-room ballads», Galleri Trafo, Asker, 2008; “FONA”, MMC, Mali Salon, Rijeka, Croatia, 2003. And in group shows as: The Armory Show (Gallery D.O.R), New York, 2012, Screening of "Exterminate all Brutes" I Seminário Internacional Arte e Natureza -,Goethe Institute, Sao Paolo, 2011; "Stigmata Erection", Neukölln-Norwegen, Galerie im Körnerpark, Berlin, 2011; Video-screening "Hyperborean-room Ballads" and poster "Immortal", "No soul for sale". Turbine Hall, Tate Modern, London, 2010; «Crossroads», Center of Contemporary Art, Baku, 2009.