Mette Tronvoll 





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Mette Tronvoll

Born 1965 in Trondheim, Norway

Works and lives in Oslo and Berlin



1992

BFA in Photography, New School for Social Research/ Parsons School of Design, New York


1999/2000

Scholarship at Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin


2000/2001

Scholarship at Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris


2006/2007

Candida Höfer Art Prize. Stiftung Candida Höfer, Köln




Solo Exhibitions (selected)



2017

Afrikanske bilder, Galleri K, Oslo


2014

Svalbard, Galleri K, Oslo

Nasjonalmuseet for kunst, arkitektur og design, avdeling Nasjonalgalleriet, Oslo

Laagendalmuseet, Kongsberg


2013

Dagali Museum, Dagali

Hallingdal Museum, Nesbyen


2010

Galleri K, Oslo

Galerie Rupert Pfab, Düsseldorf


2009 - 2011

Touring show:

Rogaland kunstmuseum, Stavanger ( December 3.) Catalogue

Bergen kunstmuseum, Bergen (May 12. – Sept 2010)

Landesgalerie am Oberösterreichische Landesmuseum, Linz (Feb – May 2011)

Haus am Waldsee, Berlin (Summer 2011)

Brandts Museet for Fotokunst, Odense (Fall 2011)


2007

Galerie Françoise Heitsch, München


2006

Galerie Rupert Pfab, Düsseldorf

Fotogalleriet, Oslo


2005

Galerie Nordenhake, Stockholm


2004

Galleri K, Oslo

Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo (catalogue)


2002

Hippolyte Photographic Gallery, Helsinki

SK Stiftung Kultur, Köln


2001

Museet For Samtidskunst, The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo

Galleri K, Oslo

Christianssands Kunstforening, with Eline Mugaas, Kristiansand.

Trondheim kunstmuseum, Trondheim


2000

Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin

Isortoq Unartoq;

Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden (catalogue)

Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin

Nordjyllands Kunstmuseum, Aalborg


1999

Staff Gallery, New York

Murray Guy, New York

Förderkoje, Art Cologne, Murray Guy


1998

Galleri K, Oslo


1996

Janice Guy, New York


1994

AGE Women 25-90, Trondheim Kunstmuseum, Trondheim (catalogue)




Group Exhibitions (selected)

2009

Failed Hope –New Romanticism in Contemporary Photography in Germany,

Haus der Kunst der Stadt Brünn

Verschwindende Landschaften, Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg

Gallery Benoit, Boston


2008

Unterholz, Dina4 Projekte Atelier Berlin, Berlin

Stille Landschaften, Städtische Galerie Lüdenscheid, Lüdenscheid

Traces of Siamese Smile: Art + Faith + Politics + Love, Bangkok Art and Culture Center, Bangkok (catalogue)

Vietnam-Hanoi-Berlin…Ryllega Berlin: Glaspavillion an der Volksbühne Berlin

Mørkeromsbilder - Bjørka 10 år. Preus Fotomuseum, Horten (catalogue)

European Eyes on Japan/ Japan Today vol.10, John Humble Gallery

Contemporary Urban Centre(CUC): North West, Liverpool (catalogue)

Kunst fra 100 rom – verk fra Universitetet i Oslos kunstsamling, Henie Onstad kunstsenter, Oslo

Failed Hope –New Romanticism in Contemporary Photography in Germany, Herbert - Gerisch Stiftung, Neumünster


2007

Norsk Fotohistorie. Frå daguerreotypi til digitalisering, Preus Fotomuseum, Horten (catalogue).

A Glimpse of the Collection / Contemporary Portrait Photography.

SK Stiftung Kultur at Art Cologne, Köln.

Failed Hope –New Romanticism in Contemporary Photography in Germany, Goetz Palace, Krakow

curated by Andrea Domesle (catalogue)

Reality Crossings, 2. Fotofestival Mannheim - Ludwigshafen - Heidelberg, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim, curator Christoph Tannert. (catalogue)

Royal Caribbean Arts Grant - 5 years anniversary, Kunstnernes Hus (catalogue)

Huellas, Senda - Espai2nou2, Barcelona

Clusters, Nordea’s Art Collection, Henie Onstad kunstsenter, Oslo (catalogue)

Modern Norwegian Art Photography, Stenersen museet, Oslo (catalogue)


2006

Temporary Art Museum Soi Sabai, curated by Fumiya Sawa, Bangkok.

Symbolsk orden, Stavanger Kunstmuseum, Stavanger (catalogue)

Artist Migration, Dellbrügge & de Moll, Kunstverein Heidelberg, Heidelberg

Central Exhibition Paris Photo, Carrousel du Louvre, Paris


2005-2007

Genghis Khan and his Heirs - The Empire of the Mongols,

Dschingis Khan und seine Erben Das Weltreich der Mongolen,

Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn, 2005 (catalogue).

Staatliches Museum für Völkerkunde, München, 2006

Schloss Schallaburg, Internationales Ausstellungszentrum des Landes Niederösterreich, Austria, 2006

Sakip Sabanci Museum, Istanbul, 2007


2005

The Bunkamura Museum, Tokyo (catalogue)

Granship, Shizuoka city

Bodajima City Museum, Niigata

The Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art in Yamanashi

... aus der FOTOsammlung: Neuerwerbungen, Landesgalerie am Oberösterreichischen Landesmuseum, Linz

Symbolsk orden, Trondheim Kunstmuseum, Trondheim (catalogue)

Temporary Import, curated by Susanne Titz, Art Forum Berlin, Berlin

Two Asias, Two Europes, Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai (catalogue)

Endelig Hjemme, Riksutstillinger/ Stenersenmuseet, Oslo (catalogue)


2004

Berlin North, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin (catalogue)

In a Norwegian Wood, The Zacheta Gallery of Contemporary Art, Warsaw (catalogue)

Galerie Gaby Kraushaar, Düsseldorf

Galerie Fricke, Düsseldorf


2003

my room somehow somewhere, curated by Fumiya Sawa, Graf, Osaka

Room Air, IT PARK Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan 

storebrand@stenersen, Stenersenmuseet, Oslo

Beyond Paradise, Fine Art Museum, Shanghai

Himmel & Helvete, Kistefos-museet, Jevnaker (catalogue)

vis á vis, Riksutstillinger, Oslo, (catalogue)

Happiness, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo (catalogue)


2002

Beyond Paradise, curated by Apinan Poshyananda:

The National Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand, (catalogue);

National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Spread in Prato, curated by Pier Luigi Tazzi, Dryphoto arte contemporanea, Prato (catalogue)

About Face, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York

Lila, Weiss und andere Farben, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin

Samisk Kunstfestival, Grenselandmuseet, Kirkenes

Gegenüber, Landesgalerie am Oberösterreichischen Landesmuseum, Salzburg and Linz (catalogue)

Once Again, John Hansard Gallery, University of Southampton, Southampton (catalogue)


2001

tell it like it is, Galerie Volker Diehl, Berlin

Portrait, Lindig in Paludetto, Nürnberg

Nature in Photography, Galerie Nächst St. Stephan, Wien

The Promise of Photography. From the collection of the DZ BANK,

Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main;

Salle du musée du Botanique, Brüssel.

Kjærleikens ferjereiser, Kunstfestivalen i Lofoten, Svolvær

Ars 01, Museum of Contemporary Art KIASMA, Helsinki (catalogue)

Kunst und Kur-Ästhetik der Erholung, Kunst Meran, Meran (catalogue)

Grønland som billede, Det Nationale Fotomuseum, København


2000

The Conversation, Murray Guy, Ne
w York

Andres Verk, The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo

Desert & Transit;

Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel (catalogue):

Museum der bildenden Künste, Leipzig.

face-á-face, Kunstpanorama Luzern, Luzern

Collectors Choice, Exit Art, New York


1999

Samfunnsengasjement, politikk og hverdag 70/90, Samlingen i perspektiv1,

Museet for Samtidskunst, The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo

Vis à vis, UKS, Oslo

Konstruksjon eller virkelighet,

Lillehammer Kunstmuseum, Lillehammer (catalogue);

Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum, Tromsø

Vergiß den Ball und spiel weiter, Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Nürnberg (catalogue)


1998

Janice Guy, New York

80/90, Mirrors of our Time;

Listasafn Islands, Reykjavik (catalogue);

Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius, Litauen


1997

Byen, Trondheim Kunstmuseum, Trondheim (catalogue)

Høstutstillingen, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo

Jeanne d'Arc;

Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand (catalogue);

Nordenfjeldske Kunstindustrimuseum, Trondheim;

Vestlandske Kunstindustrimuseum, Bergen;

Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum, Tromsø


1996

Manifesta I, Chabot Museum, Rotterdam (catalogue)

25th Anniversary: 25 Younger Artists, John Weber Gallery, New York

Portrett, Museet for Samtidskunst, The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo (catalogue)


1995

Nord in America, Thomas Nordanstad Gallery, New York

Janice Guy, New York


1992

Vårutstillingen, Fotogalleriet, Oslo

Desemberutstillingen, Trondheim Kunstmuseum




Public Collections

Bergen Kunstmuseum, Bergen

Bomuldsfabrikken, Arendal

Erling Neby's Samling, Oslo

Jan Groth's Samling, Rogaland Kunstmuseum, Stavanger

Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel

Landesgalerie am Oberösterreichisches Landesmuseum, Linz

Moderna Museet, Stockholm

Nasjonalmuseet for kunst, arkitektur og design, Oslo

Neues Museum, Staatliches Museum für Kunst und Design in Nürnberg, Nuremberg

Nordjyllands Kunstmuseum, Museum of Contemporary Art, Aalborg

Nordnorsk kunstmuseum, Tromsø

Norsk Museum for Fotografi-Preus Fotomuseum, Horten

Riksutstillinger, Oslo

Stiftung Candida Höfer, Cologne

Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

The National Museum of Photography, Copenhagen

Trondheim Kunstmuseum, Trondheim

University of Den Haag, The Hague

University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg

Utsmykningsfondet/Koro, Oslo