CV

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Amalia Fonfara (Nanortalik, 1985)





Education:


2013-2015 : Master of Fine Art, Trondheim Academy of Fine Art, NTNU, NO.

2013-2014 : Experts in Team, Metamorf, TEKS, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NO

2013-2015 : Counselor and therapist in holistic healing, Trondheim School of Healing and Therapy, NO.

2010-2013 : Bachelor of Fine Art, Trondheim Academy of Fine Art, NTNU. NO.

2010-2011 : Social-anthropology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NO

2008-2008: Sociology, AAU, Aalborg University, DK.




Solo exhibitions and performance:


2022, Det Tredje Sted, KUNSTEN, Aalborg Museum of Modern Art, Aalborg, DK.

2021, Cave Megin, Orkdal Industrimuseum Gammel Gruva, Løkkens verk, Orkdal, NO.

2021, The Witch Trial Project, collab. w. Invisibledrum, Kurant Visningsrum, Tromsø, NO.

2021, The Witch Trial Project, collab. w. Invisibledrum, Steilneset Memorial, Vardø, NO.

2021, Summoning the 8 pointed star, Symposium of Spiritual Technologies - Ethnobotany within witch trials 

           and  the capitalization of health, Kunsthall Trondheim, NO.

2020, Forflytninger, KUNSTEN, Aalborg Museum of Modern Art & Det Grønlandske Hus, Aalborg, DK.

2019, Småfolket i Hagen - The Little People In the Garden, in collab. w Hannah Mjølsnes, Haruka Fukao, Ina

           Devik and Saewon Oh, Arboretet and Botanical garden, Milde, Bergen, NO.

2019, Stories From South Greenland  - Nanortalikhistorier, Nanortalik, GL.

2019, Silent Noon - (Plantesamtaler - Kørvel) performance/installation in collab. w. Hannah Mjølsnes, 

           Trondheim, NO.

2018, Embodied Landscapes - Erfarte Landskab, Heimdal Kunstforening, Lundemobakken, Heimdal, NO.

2017, Sensations of Places, Kunstraum K70, Lübeck, D.

2016, If nothing becomes a part of everything: Island of the Apprentices in collab. w. Veronica Riget Alsing, Q, 

           Copenhagen, DK.




Selected  group exhibitions:


2021, Project Anywhere Global Exhibition - Invisibledrum, online Biennial Anywhere and Elsewhere, Parsons

           Fine Art Institute, New York City, USA.

2021, Here & Now: seeing through my eyes, LOOK AT ME / LOOK THROUGH ME, Tempe#6, Trondheim, NO

2020, Audiovisuelle performance by Trondheim Fjord, Trondheim Open Art Festival, Nyhavna, Trondheim, NO.

2020, Nordatlantiske Drømme, Hanstholm Artspace, Hanstholm, DK.

2020, LKT tar over, Babel Artspace, Trondheim, NO.

2020, Healing Ceremony, Symposium of Spiritual Technologies within Creative Practices, Rosendal Theater,  

            Trondheim, NO.

2020, OPERA FRØ, collab. w. Hannah Mjølsnes, Kongsgården, Trondheim, NO

2020, FRØ, collab. w. Hannah Mjølsnes and Lise Hovik - LYDHØR, Kongsgården, Trondheim, NO.

2019, Trøndelagsutstillingen 2019,  Trondheim Center for Contemporary art, Trondheim, NO.

2019, Sommerutstillingen, Babel Artspace, Trondheim, NO.

2019, Offline-Body vs. Tech : Silent Noon, in collab. w. Hannah Mjølsnes, Kunsthall Trondheim, NO.

2018, NODES: Avant Fini: A Healing Ceremony, in collab. w. Helle Siljeholm and others (NO),  

           Avant Garden Theater, Trondheim, NO.

2018, Qooqu - Lillefugl (Little Bird),  Kalaallit Illuutaat/ Det Grønlandske Hus,  København, DK.

2018, TING TAR TID  : Qooqu-Little Bird, Curated by Tea Záchová, Galerie Sam83, Prague, CZ.

2018, Hendelser på Nyhavna : (2,2) 0 Sonic architecture of the inner space - DORA,  in collab. w. Øystein K. 

            Fjeldbo, Nazare Soares, Kulturbunker Dora, Trondheim, NO.

2018, Women in Art : Documentations of Embodied Experiences, Galleri Kanalen, Trondheim, NO.

2017, Qooqu - Lillefugl (Little Bird), 59. Nordic Film Days Lübeck, Lybeck Filmfestival, Lübeck, D.

2017, Microbites of Innovation : (2,2) 0. Sonic architecture of the inner space, ACM Creativity and Cognition, 

           ArtScience Museum, Marina Bay Sands, SIN.

2017, Technoshamanism - Rethinking ancestrality and technology, Dome of Visions, Aarhus, DK.

2017, Sensations of Places, Healingens Hus, Trondheim, NO.

2017, (2,2) 0. Sonic architecture of the inner space, Trondheim Art Museum Gråmølna & LKV, Trondheim. NO.

2015, MFA Exhibition 2015 : The Invisible (in)Existence,  Gråmøllna, Trondheim Art Museum, Trondheim, NO. 

2015, Botanical Evidences of Movement, Migration and Commerce, Nuovo Cinema Palazzo, Rome, I. 

2015, It's about Time, curated by Veronika Radulovic, Galleri KIT, Trondheim, NO.

2013, Spoken Words, Galleri KIT, Trondheim, NO.

2013, Bachelor 2013, Galleri KIT Trondheim, NO:

2012, Sommer Skulptur, Søby, Ærø, DK

2012, Vor øya , Gallery KIT, Trondheim, NO

2012, Til kærlighedens pris, Mini Opera, in collab. w. Regina Maria Müller, Dokk Huset, Trondheim, NO.

2011, Lecture, Vegina dentata,Traces, Moving : Traces, Performance, Gallery KIT, Trondheim, NO.

2010, Sommer Skulptur, Søby, Ærø, DK


 


Symposium/Seminar:


2021, Organizer of Symposium of Spiritual Technologies - Ethnobotany within witch trials and the

            capitalization of health, Kunsthall Trondheim, NO.

2021, Project Anywhere Global Exhibition - Invisibledrum, Biennial conference Anywhere and Elsewhere,

           Parsons Fine Art Institute, New York City, USA.

2020, Art and Technology, Aalborg University, Denmark.

2020, Organizer of Symposium of Spiritual Technologies within Creative Practices,  Invisibledrum Art

            Platform, Rosendal Theater, Trondheim, NO.

2017, Contemporary shamanism, Healingens Hus, Trondheim, NO.

2016, Ritual practice and art, Healingens Hus, Trondheim, NO




Residencies:


2021, Artist in Residence, Vadsø, NO.

2016-2017, Scandinavian Center of Shamanic Studies, 1-year shamanic healing and mentoring prg. Âsbacka, SE

2016,  Spiritual Ecology, Scandinavian Center of Shamanic Studies, Tokalynga Theater Akademi, Ätran, SE.

2015, Istituto Svizzero di Roma, History's Hidden in Plain Sight,  Studio Roma, Roma, I.




Teaching/ Other:


2020-, Trondheim Kulturskole, Kunstpedagog, Trondheim Kommune, NO.

2020-2021, Trå inn i Sirkelen, Sjamanistisk praksis, Trondheim, NO.

2020, Shamanic Practice An Introduction, Healingens Hus, Trondheim, NO.

2019, Shamanism and Inuit religion, Qaqortoq High School, Qaqortoq, GL.

2019, Shamanism and Healing,  Qaava, Qaqortoq, GL.

2019, Wonderland, DKS in collab. w. Line Sander, Kunsthall Trondheim, NO.

2019, In Ceremony With Nature, Healingens Hus, Trondheim, NO.

2019, Shamanic Practice An Introduction, Healingens Hus, Trondheim, NO.

2019, Shamanism and Healing,  Healingens Hus, Trondheim, NO

2018, Shamanic Practice An Introduction,  Healingens Hus, Trondheim, NO

2017, If I was an Animal, DKS, Kunsthall Trondheim, Trondheim, NO

2017, Shamanic Practice Spring, Healingens Hus, Trondheim, NO

2016, Shamanic Practice Autumn, Healingens Hus, Trondheim, NO

2016- Mediator at Kunsthall Trondheim, Trondheim, NO




Music publications:


2021, Henter Deg Hjem Feat Ambient Light , 3.42 min, 2021 Sommerskuta minutt for minutt NRK TV

2021, Animus Feat Ambient Light , 3.35 min, 2021 Sommerskuta minutt for minutt, NRK TV




Publications as author:


2020 Invisibledrum Art Platform, PROJECT ANYWHERE, online platform.

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





Bibliography:


2020, Art and Education, online magazine, Published: February 18, 2020

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.





Grants, prices, and scholarships:


2021, Arts Council Norway, project funding, NO.

2021, Fritt Ord, project funding, NO.

2021, NBK working stipend, NO.

2021, Nordisk Kulturfond, DK.

2021, Trondheim Fylkeskommune, NO

2021, Trondheim Kommune, project funding, NO

2020, Art Council Norway - Found for Sound and Image, NO 

2020, NBK, project funding, NO.

2020, The Norwegian Embassy in Denmark, DK.

2020, Arts Council Norway, project funding, NO.

2020, Nordic Culture Point, SE/FI

2020, Statens Kunstfond Denmark, Development Grant for new works, DK.

2020, OCA, Project Funding for international projects, NO.

2020, NBK working stipend, NO.

2019, Project funding, Nordisk Kulturfond, DK.

2019, The Debutant Price, Trøndelagsutstillingen 2019, Trondheim, NO.

2019, Project funding, Trondheim Kommune, NO.

2018, Strakstiltak, Trondheim Kommune, NO.

2018, Project funding, Trondheim Kommune, NO.

2018, Project funding, Norske Bildende Kunstnere - Vederlagsfondet, NO.

2017, Working Grant, Possehl Stiftung, Lübeck, GE.

2017, SIGCHI Development Grant. Creativity & Cognition. Art Track. National University of Singapore, SIN.

2017, Travel Grant. FFUK Fund for Performing Artists, NO.

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

2017, Diverse­stipend. Kulturrådet. Art Council Norway, NO.

2016, Scholarship, Scandinavian Center of Shamanic Studies, SE/DK

2016, Diverse­stipend for ny­utdannede kunstnere. Kulturrådet. Art Council Norway, NO