Studio K: Exhibition Rita Marhaug, 04.12-06.12.2020
The exhibition project will be realized for the public from Friday the 4th to Sunday the 6th of December, where the public can both experience the exhibition through the windows from the outside, or by entering the room. HARD WORK SOFT LIFE will have a diverse content of images and objects installed in interaction with performative events and changes in the exhibition. The artist will stay in the space throughout the weekend as a part of the exhibition. In the tension between childish fantasies and existential questions, she tries to create a poetic space. Rita Marhaug’s latest book with the same title – HARD WORK, SOFT LIFE, will be presented during the exhibition.
Rita Marhaug holds an MA in Fine Art from Bergen Academy of Art and Design, KHIB (1989) and a BA in Art History from the University of Bergen, UiB (1996). Important tools of expression are printmaking, drawings, photography, artist books, video and performance. Her approach to (performance) art is through the everyday language of the body and its physical dimensions. Recently a stronger interest in allegorical methods and strategies has developed from her work on fur and animals, as material and motives. Since the early 90’s she have participated in a great number of solo- and group exhibitions and performance festivals in Norway and internationally. Until 2013, she was engaged as professor at KHIB, Department of Fine Art (now part of UiB). She is also one of the funders of the members’ organization Performance Art Bergen and head of board of Foreningen Trykkeriet, a production centre of printmaking in Bergen.
Opening: Friday 04.12. 18.00-20.00
Further opening hours:
Saturday 05.12.: 13.00-17.00
Sunday 06.12.: 13.00-17.00
Free entrance and coffee!
The event is supported by Rogaland Fylkeskommune and Time Kommune.