Arendal, b.1984

Tiril Hasselknippe

Tiril Hasselknippe is a sculptor working with steel, concrete, fiberglass, and resin who proposes objectbased solutions to evade humanity’s downfall and whose sculptures command authority of physical presence through their sheer volume, scale, and weight. Her sculpture is rooted in material and textual world that balances deeply personal exploration with socio-political underpinning —at times seeming to participate in parts of a post-apocalyptic storyline. Hasselknippe creates a kind of science fiction of formalism in which the double bonds between the sacred and the primitive, the natural and artificial, and the life-giving and the downfall are all present.

Hasselknippe received her BFA and MFA from Malmo Art Academy in 2011 and 2013 respectively. She also participated in a foreign exchange program at The Cooper Union in New York in 2010. Hasselknippe’s recent...

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Biography

Tiril Hasselknippe is a sculptor working with steel, concrete, fiberglass, and resin who proposes objectbased solutions to evade humanity’s downfall and whose sculptures command authority of physical presence through their sheer volume, scale, and weight. Her sculpture is rooted in material and textual world that balances deeply personal exploration with socio-political underpinning —at times seeming to participate in parts of a post-apocalyptic storyline. Hasselknippe creates a kind of science fiction of formalism in which the double bonds between the sacred and the primitive, the natural and artificial, and the life-giving and the downfall are all present.

Hasselknippe received her BFA and MFA from Malmo Art Academy in 2011 and 2013 respectively. She also participated in a foreign exchange program at The Cooper Union in New York in 2010. Hasselknippe’s recent solo exhibitions have been held at institutions including Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo, NO; Magenta Plains, New York, NY; Kunstverein Braunschweig, DE; Bianca D’Alessandro, Copenhagen, DK; and DREI, Cologne, DE. Her work has recently been included in group exhibitions at the New Museum, New York, NY; Magenta Plains; Kunstlerhaus Palais Thurn & Taxis, Bregenz, AT; A Palazzo Gallery, Brescia, ITL; Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, NO; and the Vestfossen Kunstlabratorium, Vestfossen, NO. Hasselknippe lives and works in New York City, NY.

Artworks

6

Braut, 2020

Related Categories

21st Century Art / Art of the 2010s / Art of the 2020s / Atypical Installation/Presentation / Communion with Space / Concrete / Contemporary European Art / Contemporary Norwegian Art / Contemporary Social Phenomenon / Eco-Friendly Attitude / European Art / Inspired by Nature / Installation / Large Scale Installation/Sculpture / Light/Lightings / Materiality and Immateriality / Mixed Media Art / Mixed Media Installation / Nature / Nature and Artificiality / Norwegian Art / Post-apocalyptic Imagery / Resin / Sensory Experience / Social Issues / Socio-political Issues / Steel / Women Artists

Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • 2013

    MFA, Malmö Art Academy, Malmö, Sweden

  • 2011

    BFA, Malmö Art Academy, Malmö, Sweden

  • 2010

    Cooper Union, New York, NY (Foreign Exchange Program)

Selected Solo Exhibitions

  • Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo, NO

  • Magenta Plains, New York, NY

  • Kunstverein Braunschweig, DE

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • The New Museum, New York, NY (New Museum Triennial: Songs for Sabotage)

  • Magenta Plains, New York, NY

  • Kunstlerhaus Palais Thurn & Taxis, Bregenz, AT

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Curriculum Vitae

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Education

  • 2013

    MFA, Malmö Art Academy, Malmö, Sweden

  • 2011

    BFA, Malmö Art Academy, Malmö, Sweden

  • 2010

    Cooper Union, New York, NY (Foreign Exchange Program)

Selected Solo Exhibitions

  • Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo, NO

  • Magenta Plains, New York, NY

  • Kunstverein Braunschweig, DE

  • Bianca D’Alessandro, Copenhagen, DK

  • DREI, Cologne, DE

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • The New Museum, New York, NY (New Museum Triennial: Songs for Sabotage)

  • Magenta Plains, New York, NY

  • Kunstlerhaus Palais Thurn & Taxis, Bregenz, AT

  • A Palazzo Gallery, Brescia, ITL

  • Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, NO

  • The Vestfossen Kunstlabratorium, Vestfossen, NO