Hanne Lydia Opøien Figenschou
Born i Trondheim.
Lives and works in Oslo and Tromsø, Norway.

EDUCATION
1991 - 92 School of Arts and Crafts, Stockholm, SE
1987 - 91 Academy of Fine Art, Trondheim, NO
1986 - 87 Nordland school of Art and film, NO

UPCOMING
2020 Bodø Kunstforening, Bodø, NO, solo
2020 Fredrikstad Kunstforening, Fredrikstad, NO, solo

2020 SNAP, Leknes, Lofoten, NO, groupshow

SOLOSHOWS
2019
TOURIST, BOA Gallery, Oslo, NO

Teller Teslaer / Counting Teslas, 29 poems, booklaunch *

2017   
The Menopause Collection, 69 Gallery, Oslo, NO
Etterskjelv/Aftershocks, 29 poems, booklaunch *
Aftershocks, Kulturbadet, Sandnessjøen, NO

2016
Greyscale, Oppland Kunstsenter, Lillehammer, NO

2015
The_Key, Kunstplass 10, Oslo, NO
My Mother was a Feminist, Tegnerforbundet, Oslo, NO
Beretningen om et varslet brudd/
An Account of Predicted Estrangement, 28 poems, booklaunch *

2014
11 July 1943, Trafo Kunsthall, Asker, NO
 Hit the North, NNKS, Svolvær, NO

2013
SELFIES, Bomulds fabriken Kunsthall, Arendal, NO
One Night Only, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, NO 
labile dokumenter/volatile documents, 27 poems, booklaunch *

2012
Back to nature (I can`t go on like this), Buskerud Kunstsenter, NO
the Other, Gallery 69, Oslo, NO
Back to nature, Hå gamle prestegård, Stavanger, NO

2011
Portraits of a young woman...Gallery BOA, Oslo, NO
BELONGING, Gråmølna, Trondheim Museum of Art *, NO

2009
The Architect`s daughter, Tromsø Culture house, NO
ID, Haugesund Center of Art, NO
Kunst1, Sandvika, NO

2008 
True Identity, Kunstverket Gallery, Oslo, NO

2007
Citizen, The White Tube, Oslo, NO
Take it in hand and make something of it, Tegnerforbundet, Oslo *, NO

2005
Kvinnen som ikke kunne tegne, Tromsø Center of Art, NO

2004           
Remote control, Akershus Center of Art, Lillestrøm, NO
looking back in anger, Rogaland Center of Art, Stavanger, NO

2003           
Privat vold og andre kjedelige historier, Kunstverket Gallery, Oslo, NO

2000           
Opplysning - belysning, Vestlandske Museum of Art and Crafts, Bergen *, NO

1998             
Ich heiratete..., Kunstverein auf dem Prenzlauerberg, Berlin, GE

1997             
Røde Rommet, Tromsø Center of Art, NO

1996             
S-M-L-XL, the projectroom, Gallery F-15, Moss, NO

1995             
Drawings, Gallery Nebb X, Oslo, NO

1993             
Objects, UKS, Oslo, NO

1992             
Gallery K/F, Stockholm, SE

GROUP SHOWS (selected)

2019             
Mørketid (Dark lights), Leknes, Lofoten, NO
Jubileumsutstilling / medlemsutstilling, NNBK, Nordnorsk kunstsenter, Svolvær, NO
 Look North, Harstad, festspillene, NNBK, NO * 


2017             
The Fourth Silk Road International Art Exhibition, Shaanxi Museum of Fine Arts, Xi’an, China


2016             
Østlandsutstillingen, Akershus Center of Art, Lillestrøm, NO

2015             
NOoSPHERE ARTS’ 4th ANNIVERSARY SHOW, New York C, US  
The Annual North Norwegian Exhibition, travelling show, NO 

2014 - 15     
 Inexhaustible beauty,  Sparebank 1, travelling show,
 Gallery Nordnorge, Harstad, Mo i Rana, Alta, m.m. * NO

2014             
In a lonely place, Kube, Museum of Art,  Ålesund, NO

2013             
I am my world, NOoSPHERE, New York C, US  

2012 - 15     
Higher Ground, The North Norwegian Museum of fine Art, travelling show,  * NO

2011             
RED,  NO Gallery, New York C, US  

2010           
13 Drawers, Alta Center of Art, NO

2008           
REAL, Haugar, Vestfold Museum of Visual Arts, Tønsberg, NO 
Supermarket 2008, International Independent Art fair, Stockholm, SE 

2007           
It`s drawn well, Kunstbanken, Hedmark Center of Visual Arts, NO

2006           
The Projectroom 93 - 06,  Gallery F - 15, Moss, NO 

2004           
The Drawing Biennial 2004, The Stenersen Museum of visual Arts, Oslo, NO 

2001             
Ad - lib, Gallery Transart, Trondheim, NO


2000           
Allmenningen, Galleriet, Bergen, NO
Outside Home, Museum of visual Arts. Trondheim, NO
Take care of the poets, Gallery G.U.N., Oslo, NO
Norden i fokus, Iskunst Galleri, Oslo, NO

1999             
Renessansen, Galleri GUN, Oslo, NO

1998             
Eksilkunst, Tromsø Kunstforening, NO                                 
Transient, Galleri G.I., Oslo, NO

1997             
SHELTER, Nordenfjeldske Kunstindustrimuseum, Trondheim, NO*
Not yet titled,  Zoolunge, Oslo, NO
ANNUAL SHOWS
2015, 12, 06, 01, 94, 93 The National Annual Exhibition of the Visual Arts, Oslo, NO*
2015, 06, 89 The Annual North Norwegian Exhibition, travelling show, NO

1992 UKS Annual Spring Exhibition, NO
1989 Trøndelagsutstillinga, NO
Grants
2018, 10, 07, 03
Projectsupport, Norwegian Arts Council

2017,  16  14, 13, 12, 11, 10, 09, 08, 03
Exhibition Grant, Norwegian Arts Council


2015
10 Year Grant for Established Artists, Norwegian Arts Council


2014  10, 08, 01, 97, 93
Norwegian Visual Artists Remuneration Fund


2013, 10
Project support, BKH, NO

2012 
Ingerid, Synnøve og Elias Fegerstens Grant, NO


2011 - 14
The National 3 Year Working Grant, Norwegian Arts Council, NO

2009  
The National Diversity Grant, NO

2007  Travel Grant, Norwegian Arts Council, NO

Ingrid Lindbäck Langgaards Stiftelse, Grant, NO


2004 - 07
The National 3 Year Working Grant ,Norwegian Arts Council, NO


1992
UKS Working Grant, NO
The School of Art and Crafts, Stockholm, Working Grant, SE

1990
BKH Academy Grant, NO


COLLECTIONS
2018
Tromsø County Council, NO

2017
  World Art Leauge, Xiàn, China

2015  
Oslo County Council, NO
Nordland County Council, NO

2014  
Sparebank 1, North Norwegian Artfoundation, NO

2012  
North Norwegian Museum of Visual Arts, NO

2011  
Trondheim Museum of Visual Arts, NO          
Trondheim County, NO
South Trøndelag County Council, NO

2009  
Haugesund Billedgalleri, NO

2007  
ATV, NO

2003  
The National Museum of Arts, Architecture and Design, NO

1997
 Tromsø Center of Visual Arts, NO 

1996, 91
Norwegian Arts Council, NO 

COMISSIONS/AWARDS
2019  Kvaløya High School, Tromsø, NO
2015  Austvågøy High School, Lofoten, NO
2015  The Jury Award, DNNK, 2015, NO
2012  Charlottenlund Secondary School, Trondheim, NO
2011  Håkon Bleken Art Award, NO 
2008  Weidemann Art Award, NO
2008  E. C. Dahls Foundation, Chief Administrative Officer of Trondheim County, NO
2007  1.Nordic Conference on Violence and treatment, Oslo, NO, temporary
2006  Tronka, The State Building Commission, Trondheim, NO

READINGS
2018  Words in water,  performance, Valberg Beach, Lofoten, NO
2017  Poesisyndikatet, Ugla, Oslo, NO
2017, 16, 15  Oslo Poesisentrum, NO 
2016   TxtMoment, Oslo, NO
2016 - 17  Tekstuniverset, Åpen Mikrofon, Oslo, NO
2015 - 18 Oslo Open, NO

RESIDENCIES
2018  Kunstkvarteret, Leknes, Lofoten, NO 
2016, Skandinavisk Forening, Roma, IT
2009, Iran
Italia, Frankrike, Spania, Tsjekkia, Polen, Russland, Kina

Memberships: NBK, TF, NNBK, BOA
* indicates cataloge/book

BIBLIOGRAPHY/ CATALOGES, BOOKS (short)
Teller teslaer / Counting Teslas, 29 poems, text HLOF, Norwegian/ English, 
translated by Svein Svarverud, 2019. ISBN 978-82-691022-1-5
Aftershocks / Etterskjelv, 29 poems, text HLOF, Norwegian/ English,
translated by Svein Svarverud,  2017.  ISBN 978-82-691022-0-8
LOOK NORTH, 2019. 
LOOK NORTH, What are we talking about? Catalog, preface Mararetta Jaukkuri,
NNBK, 2017. ISBN 978-82-93599-00-5
Beretningen om et varslet brudd / An Account of Predicted Estrangement, 28 poems, text HLOK,
Norwegian/ English, translated by Thilo Reinhard, 2015.
labile dokumenter / volatile documents, 24 poems, text HLOK, norsk/ engelsk,
Norwegian/ English, translated by Thilo Reinhard, 2013.

Personae, tidskrift for klær, kropp, kultur, # 1-2, 2013, Å vise ansikt, artikkel, 5 s., Cecilie Mossige.
Catalog, Belonging, prod. Gråmølna, Trondheim Kunstmuseum, 2011. Preface: Tommy Olsson, 
Merete Hovdenak. Text: Hanne L. O. Kristoffersen. ISBN 978-82-92827-10-9.
Numer, (85), tidsskrift for tegning, Illustrasjon, bokkunst, (cover, intervju) 2010.
Catalog KORO, Årskatalog 2008, ISBN 978-82-93033-4.
Real, ung norsk realisme, tekster Daniel Østvold, Haugar, Vestfold Kunstmuseum,
Catalog,  2008, ISBN:978-82-92095-16-4
Norsk Kunstårbok 2007,  ISBN 978-82-530-3065-4.
Take it in hand and make something of it, catalog.
Preface:,Tommy Olsson. Tekster: Hanne L. O. Kristoffersen. 2007. 
Argument, # 1, 2007. Tro. Selvportrett med bokser, Man Basic, Magazine, Ingvild Johnsen.
Virkelig, # 1, 2007, Hanne Lydia Kristoffersen, Kvinnene,  Magazine, Asbjørn Larsen.
DIN, tidsskrift for religion og kultur, Vold, 2003. ISSN-1501-9934. Magazine.

The National Annual Exhibition of the Visual Arts,, catalog: 1993, 1994, 2001, 2006, 2012.
Tegnebiennalen 2004, catalog:. Tegnerforbundet/Riksutstillingene.
Bergen byformsenter, rapport fra et kulturbyprosjekt, Allmenningen, det urbane fristed, 
Opplysning – belysning, Jorunn Haakestad, 2000.  ISBN: 82-996384-0-2.
Hjemløshet, Outside home, Synliggjøring, Illustrating the invisible, Randi Nygaard Lium, 2000. ISBN: 82-993846-2-1
Shelter, 1997. Catalog.