Rodolphe Janssen | Torbjørn Rødland

Torbjørn Rødland

BIOGRAPHY

Born 1970 in Stavanger, Norway

Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA USA and Oslo, Norway

Education

1992-95

National College of Art and Design, Bergen

1989-91

Rogaland University Centre, Cultural Studies, Stavanger

Solo Exhibitions

2017

Serpentine Sackler Gallery, London, UK

Nils Staerk, Copenhagen, Denmark

Birthday Sleep, Air de Paris, Paris, France

2016

Blue Portrait (Nokia N82), public art installation, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY USA

Matthew Mark Luke John and Other Photographs, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich, Switzerland

2015

Venetian Otaku, Team (Bungalow), Venice, CA USA

I Am a Photograph, rodolphe janssen, Brussels, Belgium

Corpus Dubium, Algus Greenspon, New York, NY USA

The Face I Found I Will Find Again, Standard, Oslo, Norway

Sasquatch Century, Henie-Onstad Art Centre, Oslo, Norway (catalogue)

2014

The Yellow Shell, Kunsthall Stavanger, Stavanger, Norway

2013

Torbjørn Rødland, Algus Greenspon, New York, NY, USA

American Photography, Nils Staerk, Copenhagen, Denmark

2012

Before Behind Above Below, Air de Paris, Paris, France

2011

Eighteen Analogue Double Exposures, Standard (Oslo), Oslo, Norway

2010

A Black Ant Traveling, Michael Benevento, Los Angeles, CA USA

132 BPM, Studio Exhibition, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan

Dearest Kitty, Nils Stærk, Copenhagen, Denmark

Torbjørn Rødland, The Front Room, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, St Louis, MO USA

2009

Pyromancy, rodolphe janssen, Brussels, Belgium

Andy Capp Variations, Standard (Oslo), Oslo, Norway

2008

Flegma, Sørlandet Art Museum, Kristiansand, Norway

Myke Ekko/Soft Echoes, The Festival of North Norway, Harstad, Norway

Go to the VIP Room, Air de Paris, Paris, France

2007

Heads, Hands, Liquids, Michael Benevento, Los Angeles, CA USA

More Whenever Minutes, Standard (Oslo), Oslo, Norway

2006

White Planet Black Heart, Air de Paris, Paris, France

Uglesommer, Haugar Art Museum, Tønsberg, Norway

Fantasies Are Facts, Kodama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

The Exorcism of Mother Teresa, Rochester Art Center, Rochester, NY USA

132 BPM, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, New York, NY USA

2005

Dark Overground Light Underground, Nils Stærk Copenhagen, Denmark

2004

Grave with a View, Göteborg Museum of Art, Gothenburg; Herning Kunstmuseum, Herning, Denmark

2003

More Songs, Buildings and Girls, Air de Paris, Paris, France

Goodnight Moon, Goodnight Room, Goodnight Breasts, Galleri Wang, Oslo, Norway

Grave with a View, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo; Rogaland Kunstmuseum, Stavanger, Norway (catalogue)

2002

Black, Ars Futura, Zürich, Switzerland

2001

Priests, Art & Public, Geneva, Switzerland

White, Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco, CA USA

Everything as Always, Nils Stærk, Copenhagen, Denmark

Rocks, Galleri Wang, Oslo, Norway

1999

Joy inside my Tears, Air de Paris, Paris, France

Even Now, Galleri Wang, Oslo, Norway (catalogue)

1998

Close Encounter, Arkipilag, The Hallwyl Museum, Stockholm, Sweden (catalogue)

1997

Torbjørn Rødland, Norrtälje Konsthall, Norrtälje, Sweden

1996

Torbjørn Rødland, Galleri Wang, Oslo, Norway

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017

E X I T, curated by Adam Carr, rodolphe janssen, Brussels, Belgium

Please Fasten Your Seat Belt As We Are Experiencing Some Turbulence, Leo Xu Projects, Shanghai

SNAP. Documentary and portrait photography from the collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway

2016

MANIFESTA 11, Zürich, Switzerland

Lit, 9. Berlin Biennale, Berlin, Germany

Freux Follets, BBB Cotemporary Art Center, Toulouse, France

2015

Misanthrope-NY, Mathew, New York, NY USA Tree House Down, Ibid. Los Angeles, CA USA

Mon horizontalité, Galerie Untilthen, Paris, France

Eat Abstractedly, Mary Mary, Glasgow, UK

2014

Natura Lapsa, Le Confort Moderne, Poitiers, France

The Elephant Test, Lothringer13 Städtische Kunsthalle München, Munich, Germany

Everything falls faster than an anvil, Pace Gallery, London, UK*

Lens Reflex, Thomas Duncan Gallery, Los Angeles, CA USA

The Body Issue, Hannah Hoffman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA USA

2013

Sea Salt and Cross Passes, curated by Standard (Oslo), The Modern Institute, Glasgow, UK

Altars of Madness, Casino Luxembourg Forum d’art contemporain, Luxembourg, Luxembourg; Le Confort Moderne, Poitiers, France

Rien Faire et Laisser Rire, organized by Bob Nickas, rodolphe janssen, Brussels, Belgium

Standard Escape Routes, Standard (Oslo), Oslo, Norway

2012

Lost and Found: Anonymous Photography In Reflection, Ambach & Rice, Los Angeles, CA USA

Inside the Banana, Algus Greenspon, New York, NY USA

The Crystal Chain, Invisible-Exports, New York, NY USA

2011

Sam Samore – Ryan McGinley – Torbjørn Rødland, rodolphe janssen, Brussels, Belgium

Well met in the dark, HEART Herning Kunstmuseum, Herning, Denmark

The Eye is a Lonely Hunter: Images of Humankind, Heidelberg Kunstverein, Heidelberg, Germany

Cultured Nature, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Our House in the Middle of the Street, Maison des Arts de Malakoff, Paris, France (Catalogue of the Exhibition, Triple V, Paris)

Train Fantome, Cruise & Callas, Berlin, Germany

2010

Portraits 2, Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Tracks, Malmö Art Museum, Malmö, Sweden

La Suite, Air de Paris, Paris, France

The Front Room, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, St. Louis, MO USA

2009

Summer Show, Hotel, London, UK

Phot(o)bjects, Presentation Hosue Gallery, Vancouver, Canada; Lawrimore Project, Seattle, WA USA

Dark Side of the Moon, Nils Stærk, Copenhagen, Denmark

Angli – Heart, Herning Kunstmuseum, Herning, Denmark

Bäckström/Männikkö/Rødland, Mai 36 Galerie Showroom, Zürich, Switzerland

N’importe quoi, Musée d’Art Contemporain de Lyon, Lyon, France (catalogue)

To Be Determined, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY USA

The Force of Romanticism, Malmö Art Museum, Malmö, Norway

A Winter’s Tale, Gl. Holtegaard, Holte, Denmark (catalogue)

2008

The Station [inaugural exhibition], The Station, Miami, FL USA

Disturbance, Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa

Nordic Moods – The Landscape in Contemporary Nordic Photography, Arken Museum for Moderne Kunst, Ishøj, Denmark (catalogue)

Research on Men in Art Today, The John Institute, Palace, St. Gallen, Switzerland

2007

Destroy Athens, Athens Biennial, Athens, Greece (catalogue)

Mad Love, Arken Museum for Moderne Kunst, Ishøj, Denmark (catalogue)

People Take Pictures of Each Other, Lamontagne Gallery, Boston, MA USA

Beneath The Underdog, Gagosian Gallery Madison Avenue, New York, NY USA

Hello I Am Crashing, Salon 94, New York, NY USA

Rock n’Roll Vol. I, Norrköpings Konstmuseum, Norrköping, Sweden; Sørlandet Art Museum, Kristiansand, Norway (catalogue)

2006

Dreamlands Burn, Kunsthalle Budapest, Budapest, Hungary (catalogue)

Olaf Breuning & Torbjørn Rødland, Galería Leyendecker, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

Fiction, La Box, Bourges, France

Cold, Cold Heart, Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, London, UK

Mafia (or One Unopened Packet of Cigarettes), STANDARD (OSLO), Oslo, Norway

Draft Deceit, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway

2005

Trials and Terrors, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL USA

Música-video-música, Reina Sofia Museum, Madrid, Spain

5 X U, Team Gallery, New York, NY USA

Greater New York, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, New York, NY USA (catalogue)

Similarities and Differences, Preus museum, Horten, Norway

De Natura, Abbaye Saint-André, Meymac, France

2004

Nordic Art, Museum Küppersmühle, Duisburg, Germany (catalogue)

Geschiebe, Haus für Kunst Uri, Altdorf, Switzerland (catalogue)

Anders Zorn og Nordisk Samtidskunst, Arken Museum for Moderne Kunst, Ishøj, Denmark*

Momentum–Nordic Festival of Contemporary Art, Moss, Norway (catalogue)

20/20 Vision, Stedelijk Museum CS, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (catalogue)

2003

Regarde, il neige (schizogéographie de la vie quotidienne), Le Centre national d’art et du paysage de Vassivièe en Limousin, Vassivièe, France

The Politics of Place, Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, Finland (catalogue)

Beyond Paradise, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China

Yours Truly, Nils Stærk, Copenhagen, Denmark

2002

Fundamentalism of the New Order, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark (catalogue)

View Finder, Arnolfini, Bristol, UK (catalogue)

The Golden Weekend, Kodama Gallery, Osaka; Gallery Side 2, Tokyo, Japan (catalogue)

Heroes and Holies, Invited ev+a, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick, Ireland (catalogue)

On the Top of the World, Gio Marconi Gallery, Milan, Italy

Beyond Paradise, National Gallery, Bangkok; National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (catalogue)

The Politics of Place, BildMuseet, Umeå; Edsvik Konst och Kultur, Sollen tuna, Sweden

2001

If a double-decker bus crashes into us.., Air de Paris, Paris, France

Make me feel, Art Athina 2001, Helexpo Exhibition Centre, Athens, Greece (catalogue)

Interferenze, Paesi Nordici, Palazzo delle Pappesse, Siena, Italy (catalogue)

Angel Heart, Air de Paris, Paris, France

Spring, Galleria Laura Pecci, Milano, Italy

In vivo, Centre Régional d’Art Contemporain, Sète, France

Kjærleikens ferjereiser, Lofoten International Art Festival, Svolvær, Norway

2000

Living, part I, Chicago project room, Los Angeles, CA USA

Utopia, Rogaland Kunstmuseum, Stavanger, Norway (catalogue)

Viva Scanland, Catalyst Arts, Belfast, Ireland

Elysian Fields, Purple Institute, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France (catalogue)

Park Momentum–Nordic Festival of Contemporary Art, Moss, Norway (catalogue)

Organising Freedom, Nordic Art of the ‘90s, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden (catalogue)

Organising Freedom, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark

Can you hear me ?, 2nd Ars Baltica Triennal of Photographic Art, Stadtgalerie im Kulturviertel Sophienhof, Kiel, Germany; Kunsthalle, Rostock; Kunst Haus Dresden, Dresden, Germany (catalogue)

Stadt/Land/Mensch, Galerie Arndt & Partner, Berlin, Germany

1999

Palace, organized by The Modern Institute, Glassbox, Paris, France

Surveying the Landscape, Lombard Freid Fine Arts, New York, NY USA

Can you hear me ?, 2nd Ars Baltica Triennial of Photographic Art, Stadtgalerie im Kulturviertel Sophienhof, Kiel, Germany; [2000] Kunsthalle, Rostock; Kunst Haus Dresden, Dresden, Germany (catalogue)

Composite, The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway (catalogue)

dAPERTutto, 48th International Exhibition of Contemporary Art, La Biennale di Venezia, Venezia, Italy (catalogue)

Near and Elsewhere, The Photographers’ Gallery, London, UK (catalogue)

Signs of life, The Melbourne International Biennial, Melbourne, Australia (catalogue)

Wall 6>> Landscape #3, Air de Paris, Paris, France

1998

Nordic Nomads, White Columns, New York, NY USA (catalogue)

Standard Keyboard, The Pineapple, Malmö, Sweden

Slipstream, Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow, UK

La Voie Lactée, as proposed by the Purple Institute, Alleged, New York, NY USA

Fellessentralen, Cultural Production in Norway in the Nineties, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway (catalogue)

1997

Nor-A-Way, Stadtgalerie im Kulturviertel Sophienhof, Kiel, Germany (catalogue)

Rum för aktuell konst presents 22 artists from Oslo, Galleri 54, Gothenburg, Sweden

Alikeness, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, Australia; Canberra Contemporary Artspace, Canberra, Australia (catalogue)

1996

i am curious: These Days, Cubitt Gallery, London, UK (catalogue)

Straight from the heart, Valokuvagalleria Hippolyte, Helsinki, Finland (catalogue)

1995

Call of the Wild, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, UK

Public Collections

Arken Museum of Modern Art, Ishøj, Denmark

The Art Museum of Northern Norway, Tromsø, Norway

Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway

Bergen Art Museum, Bergen, Norway

The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC, WA USA

Fonds National dʼArt Contemporain, Puteaux, France

Frac Nord-Pas de Calais, Dunkerque, France

FRAC Pays de la Loire, Nantes, France

Haugar Art Museum, Tønsberg, Norway

Herning Art Museum, Herning, Denmark

Malmö Art Museum, Malmö, Sweden

Margulies Contemporary Art Collection, Miami, FL USA

The Monsen Family Collection at the Henry Art Gallery, Seattle

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL USA

Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Strasbourg, France

The National Museum of Art, Oslo, Norway

Norsk Hydro Art Collection, Oslo, Norway

Norsk museum for fotografi – Preus fotomuseum, Horten, Norway

The Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, New Jersey, NJ USA

Rogaland Art Museum, Stavanger, Norway

The Statoil Art Collection, Norway

Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Stortinget, the Norwegian Parliament, Oslo, Norway

Julia Stoschek Collection, Düsseldorf, Germany

Telenor Media Art Collection, Oslo, Norway

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY USA