Mattias Härenstam

Curriculum Vitae

Mattias Härenstam

Educated at National Academy of Fine Arts, Bergen, Norway and Städelschule, Frankfurt a. M.


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2018
Abendland, Trykkeriet - Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Bergen
Later that night, Festival exhibition, Nordland Music Week, Bodø Fine Arts Society /Stormen Concert Hall, Bodø
Scenes from a reconstruction, Prosjektrom Normanns, Stavanger
2016
Weaknesses, Secrets, Lies, The Vigeland Museum, Oslo
Branching, Stavanger Art Museum (with Lars Hertervig)
Later that night, Konstepidemin, Gothenburg
2015
Mattias Härenstam, Nils Aas Kunstverksted, Inderøy, Norway
Mattias Härenstam/ Kristine Halmrast, Oppland Kunstsenter, Lillehammer
2014
Mattias Härenstam, Art-Claims-Impulse Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin
Sketches for a re-animation, Konstnärshuset, Stockholm
Reconstruction, Norske Grafikere, Oslo
Sketches for a re-animation, Østfold Art Centre, Fredrikstad, Norway
2013
Temporary Intermission, Luleå Konsthall, Sweden
In the middle of Sweden, Galleri Rostrum, Malmö, Sweden
2012
Fear of Failure, Tromsø Fine Art Society, Norway
I know you are there, Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo
28 February 1986, Galleri 54, Gothenburg
2011
28 February 1986, Akershus Art Centre, Norway
Drawing circles (...the distance is always the same), Tidens krav, Oslo.
2009
The Diary of the unknown Consumer, Skånes Konstförening, Malmö
2008
The Diary of the unknown Consumer, Galleri UKS, Oslo.


Selected Collective Shows / Screenings

2018
Frail Mighty, Stavanger Kunsthall
20/20, Virserums Konsthall, Sweden.
Stafett, Fotogalleriet, Oslo
HøyTrykk, Hå Gamle Prestegård
2017
Lorck Schive Art Prize, Trondheim Art Museum
Kino der Kunst, Munich
Oslo Visions, 17th Seoul International Newmedia Festival
Exitus, Galleri F15, Norway
Forest in Norway, Hubei Museum of Art, China
2015
Impressions. Five centuries of woodcuts, The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo
Exitus, Galerie am Körnerpark, Berlin
Tomrom, Sandefjord and Larvik Fine Art Societies
Spring depot, Tenthaus, Oslo
2014
Artists Film International, Whitechapel Gallery, London
FEC European Short Film Festival, Reus, Spain
Letter from Mr. Faustus / Back to Berlin, Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Israel
The Pleasure of negative emotions, KNIPSU, Bergen
Brüch Stücke, Theater im Palais / Art-Claims-Impulse, Berlin
MADE, Vita Kuben, Norrlandsoperan, Umeå, Sweden
Moviebox, Hydrogenfabrikken Kunsthall, Fredrikstad
Grafikk!, Buskerud Art Centre, Drammen
Minimalen Short Film Festival, Trondheim, Norway
2013
Norwegian Sculpture Biennale, Vigeland Museum, Oslo
Göteborg International Film Festival, Gothenburg
Audiovisioni Digitali, Museo D'Arte Contemporanea Roma, Rome
between appropriation and interventions, Kunstraum Kreuzberg / Bethanien, Berlin 
Video Art & Experimental Film Festival, Tribeca Cinemas, New York
Jeonju International Film Festival, South Korea
Norwegian Short Film Festival, Grimstad
Spring Exhibition, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
The Annual National Exhibition of the Visual Arts, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo
Umeå International Short Film Festival, Sweden.
Trafo Kunsthall, Norway
Portrait in the moving image, IKFU, Jönköpings Läns Museum, Sweden
Trä / Wood 2013, Virserums Konsthall, Sweden.
2012
Videoholica, SAMCA - Museum for Contemporary Art, Sofia
Screengrab, New Media Arts Award, Townsville, Australia
Kort, KinoKino, Sandnes
Videosincracy, Galleria Limiti Inchiusi Arte Contemporanea, Campobasso, Italy
Videoguerrilha, São Paolo, Rio de Janeiro and Brasilia.
Kuala Lumpur Experimental Film Festival, Malaysia
The Annual National Exhibition of the Visual Arts, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo
The 25th Festival Les Instants Vidéo, Marseille and Alexandria, Egypt
Festival Miden, Kalamata, Greece
L'Oeil d'Oodaaq, Rennes
Oslo Screen Festival, Oslo
CologneOFF (touring videofestival) 
2011
InsideOut Step2 - Latest trends in Western Videoart, White Box Museum of Art, Beijing
OK Video FLESH, National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta
Arte Video Roma Festival, Rome
The 24th Festival Les Instants Vidéo, Marseille and Paris.
Vårutstillingen, Fotogalleriet, Oslo
between appropriation and interventions, Christianssands Kunstforening
That's entertainment!, The Norwegian Short Film Festival in Grimstad 
NewScreen NewCastle, Newcastle
Videoholica, Varna, Bulgaria
21st International Videofestival, Bochum
 Art:Screen at Beaconsfield, London and the International Film Festival, Rotterdam.
Flaggfabrikken presenterer Nordic Art Express, touring videoscreening 
2010
Spring Exhibition, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
Art Kino # 7, Rio, Stockholm
Invisible Violence, FestArte, MACRO, Rome.
The Annual National Exhibition of the Visual Arts, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo