CV Bodil Furu

Education
1998-2002 National Academy of Fine Arts, Oslo, Norway.
1997-1998 Mølla Art School, Moss, Norway.
1996 Tallinn Music School, Tallinn, Estonia.

Solo Exhibitions
2017 Heimdal Kunstforening, Heimdal, Norway.
2015 Künstnerhaus Bethaninen, Berlin, Germany.
2015 Future Ruins, Gudbrandsdalen, Norway.
2012 Tromsø Kunstforening, Tromsø, Norway.
2012 Kunsthall Oslo, Norway.
2011 Galleri K, Oslo, Norway.
2007 Galleri K, Oslo, Norway.
2005 On Time 3, Fotogalleriet, Oslo, Norway.

Selected Group Exhibitions
2017
Faena Art, Miami, US and Buenos Aires, ARgentina.
Nash Gallery, Minnesota, USA.
Nafasi Art Space, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. 
Museum of Contemporary Art Leipzig, Germany.
Galleri F15, Moss, Norway.
2016
Biennial of Moving Images (BIM) Centre d’Art Contemporain Genève, Switzerland.
Palazzo Grassi, Venice, Italy.
2015
Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum, San Antoio, Texas, USA.
Mining Lubum, VANSA, Johannesburg, South Africa.
Savvy, the Berlin Conference, Berlin, Germany.
2014
The Biennale of Sydney, Australia.
2013
Lubumbashi Biennale 2013, Lubumbashi, the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Norwegian Art Festival, Hammerfest, Norway.
Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo, Norway.
Beaconsfield Contemporary Art, London, UK.
2012
Life is Elsewhere Galerie im Körnerpark, Berlin, Germany.
The Oslo Project Kunsthall Oslo, Oslo, Norway.
Reality, Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo, Norway.
2011
Nordic ArtToday, St. Petersburg, Russia.
The National Art Exhibition 2011, Oslo, Norway.
2010
Goddesses, The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway.
MIT – List Visual Arts Centre, Cambridge, USA.
2009
Trapped in Amber: Angst for a Reenacted Decade, UKS, Oslo, Norway.
Växjö Kunstforening, Sweden.
The National Academy of Fine Arts – 100 years, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway.
2008
Johannesburg Art Gallery, South Africa.
The 4th Ars Baltica Triennial of Photographic Art, Berlin, Germany, Luxembourg.
Galleri 21, Malmö, Sweden.
2007
Documentary Fortnight Expanded, The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
The 10th Istanbul Biennial, Turkey.
The 4th Ars Baltica Triennial of Photographic Art, Germany.
2006
Bussan Biennale 2006, South Korea.
Dreamlands Burn. Nordic Art Show 2006, Kunsthalle Budapest, Hungary.
Every Day … Another Artist/Work/Show, Salzburg Kunstverein, Austria.
Post Nora, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China.
National Psyche, The LAB, San Francisco, USA.
2005
Kiss the Frog! The Art of Transformation, National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Norway.
Unizone, National Touring Exhibitions, Norway.
Oslo Kunstforening, Norway.
2004
Momentum. Nordic Festival of Contemporary Art, Moss, Norway.
BETA version, Bomuldsfabriken Kunsthall, Arendal, Norway.
UKS Biennale 2004, UKS Gallery, Oslo, Norway.
2003
I Virkeligheden, Overgaden – Institute of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Ideologia II. Nordic Biennial for Contemporary Art, Gothenburg, Sweden.
Vårutstillingen, Fotogalleriet, Oslo, Norway.
Nuart, Gamle Tou Bryggeri, Stavanger, Norway.
2001
Norwegian Wonders, Gallery 21:25, Oslo, Norway.
2000
Informant, A5, Stockholm, Sweden.
Irony, Bomuldsfabrikken, Arendal, Norway.

Selected Film Festivals/Screenings
2017 The Norwegian Short Film Festival, Grimstad, Norway.
2016 Kino Arsenal, Berlin Germany.
2015 The Cost of Wealth, Cinematek, Brussels, Belgium. Moabit Kunstverein, Berlin, Germany.
2012 Contemporary Norwegian Architecture, Royal Institute of British Architects in London.
Tromsø International Film Festival, Tromsø, Norway. Volda Documentary Film Festival, Volda, Norway.
2011 Experimental Film Program, Film Society Lincoln Centre, New York.
2010 Moscow documentary film festival.
National Short Film Festival in Grimstad, Norway.
2009 55. Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen.
15th International Short Film Festival in Drama, Athens, Greece.
Montreal Short Film Festival, Canada. Pulse Play Miami art fair, USA.
2008 Festival internationales de film et video de creation, Lebanon.
The Young and beautiful, OFFoff, Art Cinema Ghent, Belgium.
2006 La Rochelle Film festival, France.
National Short Film Festival in Grimstad, Norway.
Individual Communities, Monkey Town, NYC, USA. Beaconsfield, London, UK.
2003 National Short Film Festival in Grimstad, Norway.
VideoVolt, Elverket, Dramaten, Stockholm, Sweden.
Electric Visions, Nordic Video Program, Stockholm, Sweden.
2002 Uppsala International Short Film Festival, Sweden. Parus Film Festival, Kaliningrad, Lithuania.
2000 National Short Film Festival in Grimstad, Norway.
1998 Nordic Baltic Video Festival. Alingsås, Sweden.

Sound
2008 Ny Musikk revyen 2008, Chat Noir, Oslo.
2006 ”Understemmer”, Kolbotn Convert Orchestra. In collaboration with Lars Petter Hagen.
2005 Happy Days, Contemporary Music festival, Oslo.
2003 5×17, sound, Cinematektet, Oslo

Public Commissions
2016 OCA ’03 travel support, Vederlag fund support.
2015 10 years Government grants, Arts Council Norway, OCA ’03 travel support.
2014 OCA-travel support, the Norwegian Film Institute.
2013 The Freedom of Expression Foundation, OCA- travel support , Vederlag fund support, the Norwegian Film Institute..
2012 3 year Government grants, The Freedom of Expression Foundation, FFBL. OCA-travel support.
2011 OCA- travel support , The Freedom of Expression Foundation.
2010 The Freedom of Expression Foundation.
2009 3 year Government grants, Arts Council Norway, The Freedom of Expression Foundation.
2008 Vederlag fund support.
2007 Residency at Platform China, OCA- travel support.
2006 OCA- travel support.
2005 New technology support, Arts Council Norway.
2005 Norsk Fotografisk Fond, Vederlag fund support, Work grant for younger artist 2 years.
2004 OCA- travel support, The Freedom of Expression Foundation. The Norwegian Government’s Grant, Vederlag fund support, Government grants, Work grant for younger artist 1 year.
2003 Sleipnir- travel grant, The Norwegian Government’s Grant, Vederlag fund support.
NIFCA RESIDENCY – NORDIC AiR 2003. Malungen, Stockholm, Sweden.
2002 The Relief Fund for Visual Artist The Norwegian Government’s Grant: ESTABLISHING GRANT.

Public Art
2008 The art programme for The New Opera House in Bjørvika, Oslo, Norway.
2004 Roverud og Austmartka Bo- og Rehabiliternigssenter, Kongsvinger, Norway.

Prizes and Awards
2008 Royal Caribbean Arts Grant.
2007 Erling Stenersens Foundation.
2003 Honourable Mention of the Jury, The Norwegian Short Film Festival.

Collections
National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Norway.
The City of Oslo art collection, Norway.

Residencies
2014-2015 Künstnerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany.
2007 Platform China, Beijing, China.
2003 Nordic Air, Nifca, Stockholm, Sweden.

Publications
The Aesthetics of Investigation, edited by Helga-Marie Nordby & Svein Ingvoll Pedersen.
Torpedo Press, 2012

Teaching experience
2008-2011 Associated professor at the Tromsø Academy of Contemporary Art, University in Tromsø, Norway. A part time position.
2006-2008 Associated professor and lecturer at the Academy of fine arts. Oslo Academy of the arts
( KHIO) Norway. A part time position.