Øystein Aasan

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Oystein Aasan
1977 born in Kristiansand, Norway
Lives in Berlin, Germany

1999- 2003. Statens Håndverks og Kunstindustrihøyskole (National Collage of Art and Design),
Fine Arts Department.



Solo Exhibitions

2018 Kristiansand Kunsthall (tba)
2018 La Vie Mode d’Emploi, together with Paolo Chiasera, curated by Benoit Antille,
Musée d’ Ar t Contemporaine Sion, Musée de Bagnes, Musée d’Isérables, Musée du Loetschental, Musée Ol- sommer, Musée valaisan de la Vigne et du Vin (tba)
2017 Galleria Enrico Astuni, Bologna
2016 Zona, Stettin
2016 Grüntuch Ernst Lab, Berlin
2015 Fotogalleriet, Oslo
2015 Kunsthalle Lingen, Lingen
2015 PSM, Berlin, with Paolo Chiasera
2015 VOLT, Bergen, Norway
2014 BOX, Berlin
2014 Another Space, Copenhagen
2014 Galerie Katharina Bittel, Hamburg
2014 OZEAN, Berlin
2014 PSM, showroom, Berlin
2013 Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo
2012 LA SALLE DE BAINS, Lyon with Jean-Baptiste Maitre
2011 NADA Miami, with Lautom Contemporary
2011 Lautom Contemporary, Oslo,
2011 Sørlandets Kunst Museum, Kristiansand Norway
2011 Gallery Weekend, PSM, Berlin
2011 FORDE, Geneva
2010 Galerie Katharina Bittel, Hamburg
2010 Kunstverein Arnsberg
2009 La Vitrine, Paris
2008 Lounge Project, Art Forum Berlin
2008 PSM, Berlin
2008 Galerie Katharina Bittel, Hamburg
2008 Lautom Contemporary, Oslo
2007 Lautom Contemporary, Oslo
2006 Korridor, Berlin
2006 Rogaland Art Center, Stavanger

Group Exhibitions

2015 Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand, Norway
2015 Frieze New York, with PSM
2014 “Dotland”, Peninsula, Berlin
2014 “Dating Service”, Autocenter, Berlin
2014 “The Beautifull Changes”, RH Contemporary, NYC
2014 “Storage and Transport”, Hawkeye, NYC, curated by Carl Johns
2014 “An die Freunde”, KIK Berlin, curated by Anna Ericson
2013 “Inside outside Architecture”,The National Museum of Art, Norway, curated by Sabrina van der Ley
2013 “Parasite”, Ozone, Berlin
2013“Interzone”,C24 Gallery, New York
2012 “If you want it you can get it for the rest of your life” ISCP, New York. Curated by Erlend Hammer
2012 “Abstract”, Essays and Observations, Berlin
2012 “Game of Life”, Kristiansand Kunsthall, Norway
2011“Tailgates and Substitutes”,Thierry Goldberg, NewYork
2011 “Totem and Taboo”, Museum Quartier,Vienna, Austria
2011 Momentum Biennial, Moss,
2011 “Hypothesis for an Exhibition”, PSM, curated by Lorenzo Benedetti
2011 “Berlin-Paris”, with PSM at Galerie Dohyanglee, Paris
2010 “Untitled, 2010”, Lautom Contemporary, Oslo
2010 “Zero Budget Biennial”, performance program, Berlin
2010 “Les Interlocuteurs”, La Vitrine Paris
2010 “Les Interlocuteurs” Les Printemps de Septembre,Toulouse
2010 “The Kindness of Cronies”, Berlin
2010 “Second Scenario”, La Box, Bourges, France
2010 Frauenhofer Institut, Berlin
2009 “The foreign minister will be present...”, Lautom Contemporary, Oslo
2009 Art Forum Berlin, with Galerie Katharina Bittel
2009 “Grid and Line”, Galerie Katharina Bittel, Hamburg
2009 Liste, Basel, with Lautom Contemporary
2008 “Lights on”, Astrup Fearnley Museum for Kunst, Oslo
2008 “White Nights/Knights”, Jones Gallery, Cologne, Curated by Andreas Schlaegel
2008 “Holiday in Arcadia”, Lydgalleriet, Bergen, Curated by Erlend Hammer
2008 “Der Autorität”, Kunstverein Arnsberg, Curated by Vlado Velkov
2008 “The Repetition of Signs”, Altefabrik, Rapperswil, Switzerland
2008 “Representations”, D21, Leipzig, curated by Leif Magne Tangen

2007 Pierogi Leipzig
2007 Pierogi Flatfiling, Artnews Project Berlin
2007 “Bare Words”, Lautom Contemporary, Oslo, curated by Leif Magne Tangen
2006 “Klartext Berlin”, Kunstraum NOE,Vienna, curated by Raimar Stange
2006 “Summer Destruction show”, Seilduksfabrikken, Oslo, curated by Günter Reski
2006 “Every Story tells a Picture”, Sparwasser HQ, Berlin, curated by Michael Baers
2006 “Location Shots”, Galerie Erna Hecey, Brussels, curated by Raimar Stange
2006 Liverpool Biennale 2006
2005 “Water Event”, with Yoko Ono, Astrup Fearnley Museum, Oslo, curated by H. U. Obrist
2005 “10 x 10”, Sørlandet Art Museum, Kristiansand Norway
2005 “Pictures are the problem”, Pelham Art Center, NYC, curated by Walead Beshty
2005 “Water Event”, Migros Museum, Zürich, curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist
2005 “Boundless”, Stenersenmuseet Oslo and National Touring Exhibition Norway
2005 The Color and the Shape, Galerie Mehdi Chouakri, Berlin
2004 Ce qui reste, FRAC Bretage, Rennes, curated by Bettina Klein
2004 4 and 4, Curators choice Berlin/New York, Galerie Müllerdechiara, Berlin
2004 Desidolize now, Exposition International d ́art, Paris, with Jan Christensen
2004 Akershus Kunstnersenter, Lillestrøm, Norway
2003 Høstutstillingen, Oslo, with Jan Christensen
2002 100 Kunstnere.., Galleri Bomulds Fabriken, Arendal
2002 Høstutstillingen, Oslo
2002 Østlandsutstillingen, Norway
2002 oVERstation, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Art, Oslo, for Rirkrit Tiravanija


Sørlandets Art Museum, Norway
The National Museum of Arts, Norway
City of Oslo Public Collection


2015 Support for book publishing,Arts Council of Norway.
2015 Support Norske Billedkunstneres Hjelpefond
2014 3 year working grant, Norway
2013 1 year working grant, Norway
2013 1 year working grant, Stiftung Kunstfonds, Bonn
2012 ISCP Residency New York, one year
2011 Support, OCA, Office for contemporary Art, Oslo
2010 Support, OCA, Office for contemporary Art, Oslo
2010 1 year working grant, Norway
2009 Vest Agder Kunstnerstipend
2009 Support, OCA, Office for contemporary Art, Oslo
2009 One-year working grant, Norway
2008 Support, Arts Council Norway
2007 Support, OCA, Office of Contemporary Art Norway
2007 Pollock-Krassner Foundation, New York
2007 Two-year working grant Norway
2007 Support, Arts Council Norway
2006 Support, Arts Council Norway
2006 Support, OCA, Office of Contemporary Art Norway
2006 Support, OCA, Office of Contemporary Art Norway
2005 Christian Lorch Schive and Wife Grant, Norway
2005 Support, OCA, Office of Contemporary Art Norway
2004 Sleipnir travel grant, NIFCA
2004 Support, OCA, Office of Contemporary Art Norway
2004 Billedkunstnerenes Hjelpefond, Norway
2003 Norwegian Shipping Unions Award, with Jan Christensen
2003 Høstutstillingsprisen, with Jan Christensen
2003 Sleipnir travel grant, NIFCA (2)