Stone on stone in a border region
To take his studio ceramics out of the artworld’s closed circuit and bring them into society – to see what use there might be for his knowledge of art – is but one of Arild Berg’s motivations for putting art in a public hospital. He has found that combining his own artistic research with methods of research drawn from nursing makes an interesting pair that might do other people some good. For one project, he embellished a hospital ward for elderly people with undiagnosed mental disorders. Read more
By Christer Dynna
Current: Doctor of arts student. Department of Art, School of Art, Design and Architecture, Aalto University, Helsinki.
1999: Practical pedagogical education, Akershus University college
1996: MFA, Ceramics, National College of Art and Design, Oslo
1994: BFA, Ceramics, National College of Art and Design, Oslo
1991: College Candidate, National college for teachers of arts and crafts
2010/2011: Sandnessjøen upper secondary school, Long gone, Seating objects, floor tiles and fireplace.
2009/2010: AHUS University Hospital, Art culture, design and health, ceramic tiles, ceramic forms
2008: Røyken upper secondary school, Some sort of observatory, stairs, seating objects
2007: Fosen upper secondary school, PNYX – democratic stairs, seating stairs, seating objects.
2006: Gjøklep secondary school, Solitude, seating objects, plexi glass images
2006: Udland Church; Sunrise, permanent art installation in funeral room.
2005: Concept Bygg, Moss, Call of love, outdoor seating objects
2002/2003: Larvik secondary school, Age of discovery, Art in architecture;
2002: Akershus University College, Vanitas, ceramic tiles
2011: National Museum for Art, Achitecture and Design, Craft 2011.
2010: Gallery Bir Nokta, Istanbul, IZ
2008: Lillestrøm Cultural Centre, Ceramic tiles
2007: Cultural Center of Alanya Municipality, Alanya, Tyrkia, Ceramic tiles
2007: Lume Gallery, Helsinki; Art as Research, University of Art and Design Helsinki
2005: Achanthus Gallery, Risør, Outdoor ceramic sculpture
2004: Hetjens Museum Düsseldorf, Germany, Norwegian Trienniale Ceramics.
2004: Art First Gallery, London, Great Britain, Arts & Business project
2004: Buskerud Regional Art Center, Ceramic tiles
2003: Galleri Henrich Gerner, Moss,
2003: Vigeland museum, National Trienniale 2003 Ceramics/Oslo International ceramic symposium
2003: FORMAT Gallery, Ceramics anno 2003 The Norwegian Association of Arts and Crafts, OICS
2003: Institute for spatial art, Oslo, Umphalos
2002: Century Gallery, London, England, 14"x14"
2001: Haram Society of Fine Arts, Haramsutstillinga
2001: Edvardas Trøisomhet, Hamarøy
2001: Kunstneriet, Røed Gård, Jeløy, Ikaros
2000: Studio K, Notodden, Ikaros
2000: Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo, Vanitas
2000: Nils Aas Kunstverksted, Inderøy
2000: Stjørdal Society of Fine Arts, Quo Vadis?
2000: Ål Society of Fine Arts, AvArt
1999: Stjørdal Society of Fine Arts, Art for Amnesty
1999: Gallery Osebro, Porsgrunn
1998: Gallery 9, Regional Art Center, Kristiansand - Ny trønderkeramikk
1998: The West Norway Museum of Applied Art, Bergen - Ny trønderkeramikk
1998: Galleriet Vevloftet, Stjørdal, Spor
1997: The National Museum of Applied Art, Trondheim - Ny trønderkeramikk
1997: The Oslo Museum of Applied Art, Graduate exhibition - Nye Talenter (New Talents)
1996: Gallery Roenland, Jevnaker, Ceramic art today
1995: Tõlgylfa Gallery, Budapest, Hungary, FENIX
1995: International Ceramic Studio, Ketcskemet, Hungary, Land-Art project
1994: Three outdoor sculptures, project, Trapholt Artmuseum, Denmark
2012: Norwegian Council for Cultural Affairs Grant
2010: Stikk.no: Ministry of Foreign Affairs/NK, Istanbul
2010: Norsk Finsk Kulturfond
2010: Norwegian Research council, publication.
2007: Project support, Ceramic tiles, NK
2007: Insurance grant, Ministry of foreign affairs/NK
2005: Travel grant, Nordforsk/Nordcode University of Art & Design Helsinki
2005: Oslo Town Hall, cultural prize, grant for work, travel or study.
2005: Ph.D. funding Akershus University College, 4 years.
2003: Norwegian Council for Cultural Affairs, Study Scholarship
2002: Norwegian Council for Cultural Affairs, 2-year working scholarship for young artists
2001: The National Academy of Art and Design in Oslo, 2 study scholarships
2001: Norwegian Council for Cultural Affairs, Travel scholarship
1999: Norwegian Council for Cultural Affairs 1-year working scholarship for young artists,
1997: Norwegian Council for Cultural Affairs, Grant for establishing
1997: Norwegian Council for Cultural Affairs, Grant for exhibition
1997: The Norwegian Association of Arts and Crafts, Grant for project ”Ny Trønderkeramikk”
1996: Norwegian Council for Cultural Affairs, Grant for equipment
Norwegian Association of Artists, NK
Gallery FORMAT, Oslo, Bergen
Positions of trust
Board member BONO, representing contemporary artists
Board member, Institute for spatial art, Oslo
Board member, National Boarder, The Norwegian Association of Arts and Crafts
Board member, RAM Gallery, Oslo
From 2011: Assistant Professor, Institute of Product Design, Faculty of Technology, Art and Design, Oslo and Akershus University of Applied Sciences
From 2005: Doctor of Arts student, Department of Art, School of Art, Design and Architecture, Aalto University, Helsinki
From 2001: Assistant Professor in Communication/Product design, Faculty of Product design, Akershus University College
2012: Berg, A, Gulden T. Participatory Design for well-being, International Conference on engineering and product design education 6-7 september 2012, Artesis University College, Antwerp, Belgium. Design society.
2012: (Article in progress) Berg, A. S., Gulden, T, Høgskolen i Oslo og Akershus. Material expressions of intentionality, The making, Materiality and Knowledge conference aims to provide an arena for discussions on field-specific, inter- and transdisciplinary knowledge production within Making Disciplines/Making Professions/Making Education. International conference 24. – 27 september 2012, Notodden, Høgskolen i Telemark
2011: Gulden, T., & Berg, A. S. A creative tool to break habits; Breakdown of functions, Disassociations and Counter questions (BDC), Design education for creativity and business innovation : proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education, City University London UK, 8-9 september 2011 (pp. 137-142): The Design Society.
2010: Gulden, T., Moestue, C., & Berg, A. S. Psychology based design approach (PSYDA) - a pedagogical concept, When design education and design research meet : proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education, Norwegian university of science and technology (NTNU) trondheim, Norway 2nd-3rd september 2010 (pp. 376-381): The Design Society.
2009: Berg, A. S., Høgskolen i Akershus, Innovation by participatory design, Presentation and article at The 8th NORDCODE Seminar & Workshop, Design Responsibility: Potentials and Pitfalls.
2009: Wikstrøm, B.-M., Ingeberg, M. H., Berg, A. S., Høgskolen i Akershus, (2009). The meaning of aesthetics: a workshop for health professionals, Ecology and forests for public health (pp. 80): University of Oslo. Institute of General Practice and Community Medicine
2007: Berg, A, (2007) Old time New time: a collaborative art project for social experience; The Art of Research: Connections between Research and Art/Design Practices, School of Design at the University of Art and Design Helsinki, seminar October 2007.
2007: Berg, A.S, Nimkulrat, N, Meaningful objects: Complementary research documentation of experiential qualities in art and design, NORDCODE - Nordic network for research on communicative product design Seminar & Workshop No 6, Design Semiot¬ics in Use, June 6-8, 2007, University of Art and Design Helsinki in Finland
2006: Wigum, K. S., A. f. p., & Berg, A. S. Høgskolen i Akershus. Teaching the importance of redefining the problem, humanistic visions and values in design for less fortunate women in Bangladesh, Design, Ethics and Humanism, Cumulus Conference, Nantes, France.