Benedicte Clementsen (b. Oslo, 1986) is an artist, based in Bergen, Norway. With performance as a starting point, her works manifest themselves as video, installation, photography and text. Her practice spans from self-initiatiated projects, commissions, collaborations and curating. Clementsen is currently undertaking the MA Art Praxis at DAI, Dutch Art Institute in the Netherlands as well as working for the artistic research project SYNSMASKINEN at KHiB.
PREVIEW Nov 11., 7 – 9 pm
Opening hours Nov 12. – 13. & 19. – 20., 12 – 3pm or by appointment.
Last day Dec 4.
“We talk to our pets. Endlessly. What for? To draw them nearer. We joke that we’re envious of them: Nothing on their minds. We joke that we wish we could read their minds. Do we think it would be a mirror? We imitate our pets, mirror them back: I see you. Do you see me?”
(Excerpt from the text that accompanies the exhibition, written by Nora Joung)
The project is funded by:
Arts Council Norway