Jan Freuchen & Linn Pedersen
Echo Chamber

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Slottsgaten 3

Åpning mandag 30.april kl 18:00
+ åpningsfest Kafe Krystall kl 21:00 med Novelty Sounds!
1.- 3. mai kl 12:00 - 18:00

”Echo Chamber” presenterer nye arbeider av kunstnerne Jan Freuchen og Linn Pedersen. Et echo chamber betegner et lukket system der informasjonen er selvrefererende. Utstillingen består av fotografier, en video og flere skulpturelle verk som alle er bearbeidelser av det samme grunnmateriale. Dette er deres første fellesutstilling.

Jan Freuchen er utdannet ved Kunsthøgskolen i Bergen (2000-04) og Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Frankfurt am Main (2003). Han har de seneste årene markert seg gjennom et rikt repertoar av strategier der han prøver ut ulike tilnærminger til kunstfeltet. Han arbeider med installasjoner, tegning, skulpturer og konstruksjoner. Blant hans seneste utstilling er “The Riot Act”, Gallerie Mor Charpentier, Paris (2011), "Rehersal", NON, Istanbul (2011), “F.A.Q.”, Erik Steen Gallery, Oslo (2010), “Momentum, Nordic Biennial”, Moss (2009), “If you destroy the image”, Bergen Kunsthall (2008), “Lights On”, Astrup Fearnley (2008) og “Destroy Athens, 1st Athens Biennial” (2007).
www.janfreuchen.org

Linn Pedersen arbeider primært med analoge fotografier, men også installasjoner og skulpturer. Hennes første soloutstilling var “De innbygde” (2010) ved galleriet Maria Veie i Oslo. Andre utstillinger er “The Trouble with Matter”, MELK, Oslo (2011); “X Artworks in a straight line (Seeking the perfect sphere)”, CRISP, London (2010); og “Weird Science”, Waterside project space, London (2010). Pedersen har en BA fra KHiB og en MA fra Central Saint Martins i London. Hun har for tiden aterlierstipend ved Künstlerhaus Bethanien. I 2011 var hun kurator Lofoten Internasjonale Kunstfestival sammen med Thora Dolven Balke.
www.linnpedersen.com

Takk til Norges Sildesalgslag for lokale.

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Jan Freuchen & Linn Pedersen – Echo Chamber

Slottsgaten 3

Opening 30 April at 18:00, followed by an opening party at Kafe Krystall at 21:00 with Novelty Sounds!
The exhibition is open 1-3 May, 12:00 – 18:00.

”Echo Chamber” presents new works by the artists Jan Freuchen and Linn Pedersen. An echo chamber refers to a closed system in which the information is self-referential. The exhibition consists of photographs, video and several sculptural pieces that function as different adaptations of the same basic material. This is Freuchen and Pedersen’s first joint exhibition.

Jan Freuchen was educated at the Bergen Academy of Art and Design (2000-04) and at the Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Frankfurt am Main (2003). Over the last few years his practice has been characterised by his employment of an extensive repertoire of artistic approaches. He works with installation, drawings, sculptures and moving images. Recent exhibitions include “The Riot Act”, Gallerie Mor Charpentier, Paris (2011), "Rehersal"; NON, Istanbul (2011); “F.A.Q.”, Erik Steen Gallery, Oslo (2010); “Momentum, Nordic Biennial”, Moss (2009); “If you destroy the image”, Bergen Kunsthall (2008); “Lights On”, Astrup Fearnley (2008) and “Destroy Athens, 1st Athens Biennial” (2007).

www.janfreuchen.org

Linn Pedersen works primarily with analogue photography and sculpture. Her first solo exhibition was “De innbygde” (2010) at Galleri Maria Veie in Oslo. Other recent exhibitions include “The Trouble with Matter” at MELK, Oslo (2011); “X Artworks in a straight line (Seeking the perfect sphere)” at CRISP, London (2010); and “Weird Science” at the Waterside project space, London (2010). Pedersen holds a BA degree from the Bergen Academy of Art and Design (KHiB) and an MA degree from Central Saint Martins in London. She is currently on a residency at Künstlerhaus Bethanien in Berlin. In 2011 she curated the Lofoten International Art Festival together with Thora Dolven Balke.

www.linnpedersen.com

We are grateful to Norges Sildesalgslag for providing the premises for this exhibition.

Video "Echo Chamber"

Foto / Photos: Thor Brødreskift