CV

CV


 

Amalia Fonfara (Greenland, 1985)







Solo  exhibitions


Embodied Landscapes, (performance, sculpture, film installation)

2018 Heimdal Kunstforening, Lundemobakken, Heimdal, Norway.


Sensations of Places , (sound installation/video/ sculpture)                       

2017, Kunstraum K70, Lübeck, Germany.





Selected exhibitions


TING TAR TID (shortfilm)

2018, Curated by Tea Záchová, Galerie Sam83, Prague, Czech Republic.


Hendelser på Nyhavna - (2,2) 0 Sonic architecture of the inner space - DORA (Interactive sound installation/ performance)

2018, in collaboration with Cirka Theater and Faculty of Architecture, NTNU, Kulturbunker Dora, Trondheim Harbour, Trondheim, Norway.


Qooqu - Lillefugl,   (screening, Artist talk)

 2018 Kalaallit Illuutaat/ Det Grønlandske Hus,  København, Denmark.


Women in Art - Documentations of Embodied Experiences (performance/text/installation)

2018, Galleri Kanalen, Trondheim, Norway.


Sensations of Places , (screening, Artist talk)

                    Healingens Hus, Trondheim, Norway.


Qooqu- Little Bird, (screening)

2017, 59. Nordic Film Days Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany.


                        

(2,2) 0. Sonic architecture of the inner space. (Interactive sound installation/ performance) Microbites of Innovation, ACM Creativity and Cognition 2017,

2017, ArtScience Museum, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore.


                        

(2,2) 0. Sonic architecture of the inner space. ( Interactive sound installation/ Ceremonial performance)

2017, Trondheim Art Museum Gråmølna & Lademoen Kunstnerverksteder. Trondheim. Norway.


 

 

If nothing becomes a part of everything. Island of the Apprentices, (Film/ performance/ sculpture)

2016, Galleri Q, København, Danmark.


 

MFA Exhibition 2015. The Invisible (in)Existence, (performance, sound installation)

2015, Gråmøllna, Trondheim Art Museum, Trondheim, Norway.


 

Botanical Evidences of Movement, Migration and Commerce (video installation)

2015, Nuovo Cinema Palazzo, Rome, Italy (in collaboration with Maria Thereza Alves)


 

Taking care of you for 22 minutes. It's about Time (performance)

2015, Curated by Veronika Radulovic, Galleri KIT, Trondheim, Norway.


 

Spoken Words. Dream. (performance)

2013, Galleri KIT, Trondheim, Norway.


 

Bachelor 2013. Journeys of Souls  (video)

2013, Bachelor of Fine Art exhibition, Galleri KIT Trondheim, Norway.


 

Sommer Skulptur (sculpture)

2012 Søby, Ærø, Denmark.


 

Vor øya (Photo installation)

2012, Gallery KIT, Trondheim, Norway.


 

Til kærlighedens pris (Scenography)

2012, Mini Opera, Dokk Huset, Trondheim, Norway.


 

Lecture, Vegina dentata, Traces, Moving.  (Performance)

2011, Performance, Gallery KIT, Trondheim, Norway.


 

Graduation Exhibithion 2010 (Sculpture)

2010 SAK Kunstbygning, Svendborg, Denmark.


 

Sommer Sculpture.  (sculpture)

2010, Søby, Ærø, Denmark.


 

Byhøjskolens Graduation Exhibition (installation drawing)

2009, Mejlgade, Århus, Denmark.

 





Symposium/talks/ workshops:


Soul Journey  - Darkness

2018,  in collaboration with Kundalini and Sound, Trondheim, Norway.


Soul Journey

2018,  in collaboration with Kundalini and Sound, Trondheim, Norway.

 

Shamanic practice, (workshop)

2018, Healingens Hus, Trondheim, Norway


Between Identity and Culture, (Artist talk and lecture)

2018, The Greenlandic House, Copenhagen, Denmark.                       


                        

Sensations of Places , (Artist talk)

2017, Healingens Hus, Trondheim, Norway.


                        

If I was an Animal, (Childrens workshop)

2017, Kunsthall Trondheim, Trondheim, Norway.


                    

Sensations of Places , (Artist talk.)

2017, Kunstraum K70, Lübeck, Germany.


                        

Technoshamanism - Invisibledrum, (public workshop.)

2017, Dome of Visions, Aarhus, Denmark.


                        

Technoshamanism - Rethinking ancestrality and technology, (2,2) 0 (Symposium.)

2017, Dome of Visions, Aarhus, Denmark.


                        

What is contemporary shamanism?, (talk)

2017, Healingens Hus, Trondheim, Norway.


                        

Shamanic Practice Spring 2017, (Public workshop.)

2017, Trondheim, Norway.


                        

Shamanic Practice Autumn 2016, (Public workshop.)

2016, Trondheim, Norway.


                        

Ritual practice and art, (Artist talk.)

2016, Healingens Hus, Trondheim, Norway.




Education:


1-year shamanic healing and mentoring prg. 2016-2017, Scandinavia Center of Shamanic Studies,  Âsbacka, Sweden, by Jonathan Horwitz and Zara Waldeback.


Spiritual Ecology, 2016, Spiritual Ecology, Tokalynga Theater Akademi, Ätran, Sweden,

 by Jonathan Horwitz and Zara Waldeback.


Histories Hidden in Plain Sight, 2015, Studio Roma, Istituto Svizzero di Roma, Rome Italy,

by artist Maria Thereza Alves and scholars Iain Chambers & Lidia Curti.

 

The Shaman's Journey, 2015, Tokalynga Theater Akademi, Ätran, Sweden,

by Jonathan Horwitz and Zara Waldeback.

 

International Master of Fine Art, 2013-2015, International Master of Fine Art, Art Academy of Trondheim, NTNU, faculty of Architecture, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway.


Heart Healer, 2013-2015, Educational program in counselling and therapeutic healing,

NORDENS STJERNE, Trondheim, Norway.


Sjamanveien, 2012-2014, Courses in shamanic practice 1 to 5 by Noaidi Eirik Myrhaug, Studio Livstræet, Oslo, Norway.

 

Socio-anthropological psychology. 2010 NTNU, Socio-anthropological psychology, faculty of Humanities, NTNU, faculty of architecture, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway.


Bachelor of Fine Art, 2010-2013, Bachelor of Fine Art, Art Academy of Trondheim, NTNU, faculty of architecture, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway.


Kunsthøjskolen på Ærø, 2009-2010, Kunsthøjskolen på Ærø, Denmark.


Århus byhøjskolen, 2008-2009, Århus Byhøjskolen, Denmark.


Sociology, 2007-2008, Sociology, faculty of Humanities, Aalborg University, Denmark.




Grants and scholarships:

2018 Projectgrant, Trondheim Kommune. NO.


2018 Projectgrant, Norske Vederlagsfondet. NO.


2018 Projectgrant, Trondheim Kommune. NO.


2017 Grant, Possehl Stiftung, Lübeck, Germany.


2017 SIGCHI Development Grant. Creativity & Cognition. Art Track. NUS. SIN.


2017 Travel Grant. FFUK Fund for Performing Artists. NO


2017 Project Grant. Dep. Music & Technology. Faculty of Humanities, NTNU. NO


2017 Research Grant. KIT, Faculty of Architecture & Design, NTNU.NO


2017  Grant, Diverse­stipend. Kulturrådet. Art Council Norway.


2016 Scholarship, Scandinavian Center of Shamanic Studies, Sweden and Denmark.


2016 Grant, Diverse­stipend for ny­utdannede kunstnere. Kulturrådet. Art Council Norway.




Publications as an author:


2018    Screenworks online publication of practice research in film and screen media.


2017 “ ( 2,2 ) 0” C&C '17: Proceedings of the 2017 ACM SIGCHI Conference on Creativity and Cognition , Print,




Bibliography:


2018 Heimdalsbladet, pp.36 Kultur , Published on Oct 31, 2018


2018  Helseverden online publication, Helseverden.no, The Female Shaman, by Marthe Iren Wilgaard, Published: 07.02.2018


2017  LN Online, Lübecker Nachrichten, nin aus Norwegen auf Spurensuche in Deutschland by Dorothea Kurz-Kohnert, Published, Thursday, 02.11.2017 18:10


2015 UA - Universitetsavisa, Overgrep, sjamanisme og transseksualitet, by Kristoffer Furberg, Published: 12.06.15 17:00


2015  Kunstkritikken, AVGANG Kroppsåpninger by Stian Gabrielsen. Published 12.06.2015.









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