Vestlandsutstillingen encourages visual artists associated with the counties of Western Norway; Møre & Romsdal, Vestland and Rogaland to apply for participation in Vestlandsutstillingen 2024.
The exhibition will be curated by Bjørn Hatterud.
For questions please contact Exhibition Manager Anneli Belsvik Aras:
firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 934 94 145 (Tuesdays and Fridays kl. 09-16).
Bjørn Hatterud (1977) is ¼ native sunnmøring*, has an interdisciplinary artistic practise, and in his work is particularly concerned with the contrasts of high/low culture, conformity/resistance and normality/deviation. He is an author, musician, critic and curator, with a long series of publications and projects in various genres and expressions on his record. Alongside Jan Grue and Olaug Nilssen, he has received the Fritt Ords Pris (Freedom of speech foundation award) for his «contribution to shed light on the situation in society and the culture of expression of disabled people in Norway».
*Place in western Norway
Photo: Jannik Abel
Vestlandsutstillingen (The West Land Exhibition) is an annual touring exhibition with works by artists connected to Western Norway. The exhibition presents contemporary art that reflects the Western art scene from local, national and international contexts towards the rest of the country.
As the country´s only regional exhibition that is curated, applicants to Vestlandsutstillingen are juried by professional curators or artists. The only requirement is to have a connection to Western Norway, wether it be they are born, has grown up, studied or been a permanent resident for a period of time in one of the counties of Rogaland, Vestland or Møre & Romsdal.