CV


 

     CV

Daisuke Kosugi

Born 1984, Tokyo, Japan

Lives and works in Farsund, Norway

 

     Contact

daisuke.kos(at)gmail.com

 

 

 

     Solo  exhibitions / Events

02/2024       Invisible Touch, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo

12/2022       Red Forests and Blue Clouds, WIELS, Brussels

05/2022       Somewhat Infrequently, Daiwa Foundation, London,

06/2021       All that goes before forget, VOLT, Bergen

11/2019       En falsk tyngde, Fotogalleriet, Oslo

10/2019       Sattelite 12: Une fausse pesanteur, Jeu de Paume, Paris;

                    CAPC musée d’art contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux; Amparo Museum, Mexico

02/2016      Forgive Me for I Am Not Gentle with Ina Hagen, INCA Seattle, Seattle

09/2015      Dawning of the dance floor, Podium, Oslo

03/2014      Celebration, One Night Only Gallery, Oslo

03/2014      Japanese Breakfast, Demon’s mouth, Oslo

 

 

     Selected group exhibitions / projects

            11/2022     I have not loved (enough or worked)The Art Gallery of Western Australia (AGWA), Perth

            07/2022     STILL ALIVE, Aichi Triennale 2022, Japan

            06/2022     I Call it Art, The National Museum in Oslo, Oslo

04/2022     PALASS(KRS) x ALADDIN, Kristiansand

11/2021     This just in, Trondheim kunstmuseum, Trondheim

10/2021     Smile! Emotions at Work, Musée d'art de Joliette, Quebec, Canada

07/2021     MOT Annual 2021 A sea, a living room and a skull, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo

06/2021     HOUSE OF COMMONS, MOMENTUM11, Galleri F 15, Moss

01/2021     Artists' Film International 2020, Tromsø Kunstforening, Tromsø

09/2020     Artists' Film International 2020, Whitechapel Gallery, London

08/2020     Artists' Film International 2020, Galleria D' Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Bergamo

05/2020     Artists' Film International 2020, Fundacion PRÓA, Buenos Aires

03/2020     Artists' Film International 2020, Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm

08/2019     twenty-four-seven, Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery, Auckland, NZ

05/2019     MOVE 2019, Centre Pompidou, Paris

10/2018     Rugged, weathered, above the seaCoast Contemporary, Norway

06/2018     Juniutstillingen 2018 - Det kollektive hodet, Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo

04/2018     Slow/Fast Cycle, Akershus Kunstsenter, Lillestrøm

11/2017     Directing the Real. Artists’ Films and Video in the 2010s, curated by Leonardo Bigazzi

                   Sala delle Carrozze, Palazzo Medici Riccardi, Florence

11/2017      The Long Dream of Waking, Curated by Tendai John Mutambu and Sarah Wall,

                    Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand

11/2017      Department for Work Relations, curated by Àngels Miralda, Projektraum LS43, Berlin

11/2017      #4 MINIBAR: ONE NIGHT ONLY, UKS (The Young Artists’ Society), Oslo

10/2017      Snake Pit Breakdown, Swallowing Helmets, Brussels

09/2017      I Taste the Future, LIAF (Lofoten International Art Festival) 2017

                    curated by Heidi Ballet and Milena Hoegsberg, Henningsvær, Norway

09/2017      Høstutstillingen 2017, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo

06/2017      The 9th Norwegian Sculpture Biennial, curated by Steffen Håndlykken, The Vigeland Museum, Oslo

02/2017      Kaffemik curated by Kenneth Alme and Milena Høgsberg, Ole Vigs Gate 3, Oslo

02/2017      Kosugi / Karpilovski + Nordin, PlussPluss / Black Box teater, Oslo

11/2016      Sparebankstiftelsen DNBs stipendutstilling, Oslo Kunstforening, Oslo

09/2016      The Eighth Climate (What Does Art Do?), Gwangju Biennale 2016, curated by Maria Lind, Gwangju, South Korea

08/2016      Is-slottet and the Flow of Body Spaces, Malmö Konsthall, Malmö

03/2016      The Spring Exhibition 2016, Charlottenborg Kunsthal, Copenhagen

01/2016      Wer ist wo wer? Was ist wo was? – Identität von Mensch und Ort, BBK - Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel

06/2015      Østlandsutstillingen 2015  "Wer ist wo wer? Was ist wo was? Identität: menneske og sted", Tegnerforbundet, Oslo

02/2015      Daisuke Kosugi / Monica Winther, Spikersuppa Lydgalleri, Oslo

06/2014      Connecting Sound Etc., freiraum quartier21 INTERNATIONAL, Museums Quatier, Vienna,

05/2014      Kunstakademiet i Oslo BA Avgangsutstilling 2014, Oslo National Academy of Arts, Oslo

04/2014      Faces, Surfaces, and Interfaces: Communities and the Commons, Cinemateket, Oslo

03/2014      Faces, Surfaces, and Interfaces— Communities and the Commons, Goethe-Institut Wyoming Building, New York

04/2013      Gallery opening of fAenspotent, Borgen kulturhus,Oslo

12/2012      Winter Solstice, Atelier Nord ANX, Oslo

08/2012      Listen to Your city--Listening To Art: A Tower Full of Sound Etc, Copenhagen Art Festival, Knippelsbro, Copenhagen;

                   10/2012 Wundergrund Festival, Knippelsbro, Copenhagen

02/2012      The Spring Exhibition 2012, Charlottenborg Kunsthal, Copenhagen

 

 

 

    Selected Festivals / Screenings

06/2024      The Norwegian Short Film Festival, Grimstad

06/2024      Shadow Kitchen, LA

03/2024      Kunstnernes Hus Kino, Oslo

04/2022      Det Går Bra, Det Går Wack, Vega Scene, Oslo

10/2020      Bergen International Film Festival, Bergen

04/2020      Kunstnernes Hus Kino, Oslo

11/2019      Jue de Paume, Paris

09/2019      The 15th Berwick film & media arts festival (Competition), Berwick-upon-Tweed, UK

11/2018      Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA

05/2018      Kunstnernes Hus Kino, Oslo

03/2017      Beursschouwburg, Brussels

2017           As part of Høstutstillingen video program. Traveled to: Asker kunstforening; Bømlo Kunstlag;

                   Grimstad Kunstforening; Kunsthall Stavanger; Neadalen Kunstforening; Nesodden Kunstforening;

                   Steinkjer Kunstforening; Stjørdal Kunstforening; Sunnfjord Kunstlag; Trysil Kunstforening;

                   Vestby Kunstforening, Norway

            10/2017      Festival Film Dokumenter, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 2017

10/2017      25 FPS Festival, Zagreb Croatia

09/2017      Bergen International Film Festival, Bergen

09/2017      The 13th Berwick film & media arts festival, Berwick-upon-Tweed, UK

08/2017      Multiplex Berlin, Berlin

06/2017      The Norwegian Short Film Festival, Grimstad

06/2017      The Palm Springs International ShortFest, Palm Springs, CA

03/2017      CPH:DOX 2017 Copenhagen

01/2017      FRANK / Kunstnernes Hus Kino, Oslo

01/2017      Mount florida studio, Glasgow

 

 

     Curated exhibitions / projects

01/2017       To Do or Not to be, curated by Louise Dany and FRANK, Kurant, Tromsø

12/2013       We called this “re-wave” just because of practicality, curated with Ina hagen, Oslo National Academy of Arts, Oslo

05/2010       POSTERS FOR JAPAN -100 ting til ettertanke-, as part of The support group for Noth-east Japan in Oslo, DogA, Oslo

 

 

     Publications

09/2021      MOT Annual 2021 - A sea, a living room and a skull, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo

11/2019      The Floor Is Uneven. Does It Slope?, edited by Henry Andresen and Laura Herman, Mousse Publishing

10/2019      Une faussee pesanteur, Jeu de Paume, Paris and CAPC musée d'art contemporain de Bordeaux

09/2016      CAUGHT UP IN THE UNIVERSAL BODY, Kunstkritikk

09/2016      Free as in Free..., INCA Press in collaboration with Publication Studio

05/2014      Symzonia - tomheten som verdi, KOTE #4 - Allmenhetens Rom

11/2013      Inaugural Proposal, The Performance Inquisition Oslo (PI)

 

 

     Education

08/2011 - 05/2014      Bachelor of Fine Art, Academy of Fine Art /Oslo National Academy of Arts, Oslo

08/2009 - 05/2011      Einar Granum kunstfagskole, Oslo

04/2003 - 03/2007      Bachelor in Department of  Politics, College of Law and Politics, Rikkyo University, Tokyo

 


     Residencies

2018      Residency, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris

2017      Residency, WIELS Contemporary Art Centre, Brussels

2017      VISIO – European Programme on Artists’ Moving Images at Lo schermo dell’arte Film Festival, Florence

2017      Residency, BAR project, Barcelona

2014      Artists-in-Residence at quartier21, Museums Quatier, Vienna

2013      Artists-in-Residence at quartier21, Museums Quatier, Vienna


 

     Awards

            2017      The French Prize 2017 awarded by the French Institute of Norway, Høstutstillingen 2017, Oslo

            2017      NEW:VISION Award, Special mention, CPH:DOX 2017, Copenhagen

            2016      Sparebankstiftelsen DNBs stipend, Award nominated, Oslo Kunstforening, Oslo 

2016      The Spring Exhibition 2016, International artist Award, Award nominated, Charlottenborg Kunsthal, Copenhagen

2011      Einar Granum material prize, Einar Granum school of art, Oslo


 

    Mentioned articles

            2020      Daisuke Kosugi: Normative Bodies, Leisure and Other Capitalist Lies, by Leon Hösl, PW Magazines

            2019      Et av de mest rørende portrett­ene av alderdom og kroppslig svekkelse jeg har sett, by Kjetil Røed, Vårt land

            2019      Enduring Frames, by Heidi Bale Amundsen, Kunstkritikk International Edition

2019      Daisuke Kosugi, l’art du détachement, by Roxana Azimi, Le Monde

2018      Styrken i skjør balansekunst, Vårtl and

2017      Postcard from Lofoten, by Harry Thorne, FRIEZE:COM

2017      Lofoten International Art Festival I Taste the Future, by Hannah Zafiropoulos, ArtReview

2017      Realm of the Senses, by Stian Gabrielsen, Kunstkritikk International Edition

2016      11th Gwangju Biennale, by Harry Thorne, FRIEZE.COM

2015      Første dans på nye Podium, by Simen Joachim Helsvig, Kunstkritikk,

2014      Kroppens blikk, by Stian Gabrielsen, Kunstkritikk,

 


     Grants

2023     Production support, Sørnorsk filmsenter

2023     Kunstnerstipend, Agder fylkeskommune

2023     Project support, Ingrid Lindbäck Langaards stiftelse  

2022     Project support, Bergesenstiftelsen

2022     Norsk kulturfond, project support, Arts Council Norway

2022     Fond for lyd of bildet, project support, Arts Council Norway

2022     Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond, Project support, NBK (The Association of Norwegian Visual Artsts)

2022     International Support - Production of new commissions,Office for Contemporary Art Norway

2022     Ten-years working grants for established artists, Arts Council Norway 

2021     International Support - Production of new commissions, Office for Contemporary Art Norway

2021     Norsk kulturfond, project support, Arts Council Norway

2021     Fond for lyd of bildet, project support, Arts Council Norway

2020     Krisepakke til kulturaktører, The City of Oslo

2020     Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond, Project support, NBK (The Association of Norwegian Visual Artsts)

2020     Produksjonsstipend, Bildende Kunstnernes Hjelpefond via Hordaland kunstsenter, Bergen

2019     Project support, Fritt Ord (Free Speech Foundation)

2019     Fond for lyd of bildet, project support, Arts Council Norway

2019     Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond, Project support, NBK (The Association of Norwegian Visual Artsts)

2019     Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond, Three-years working grants, NBK (The Association of Norwegian Visual Artsts)

2019     International Support - travel grants, Office for Contemporary Art Norway

2018     Exhibition support for artists in the establishment phase, Arts Council Norway

2018     Project support, Ingerid, Synnøve og Elias Fegerstens stiftelse for norske bildende kunstnere

2018     Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond, Project support, NBK (The Association of Norwegian Visual Artsts)

2018     International Support - travel grants, Office for Contemporary Art Norway

2017     Two-year working grants for young artists, Arts Council Norway

2017     Residency Programme at WIELS Contemporary Art Centre, Office for Contemporary Art Norway

2017     Exhibition support for artists in the establishment phase, Arts Council Norway

2016     Exhibition support for artists in the establishment phase, Arts Council Norway

2016     Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond One-year working grants, NBK (The Association of Norwegian Visual Artsts)

2016     Exhibition support for artists in the establishment phase, Arts Council Norway

2016     Grants for artists in the establishment phase, The City of Oslo

2015     International Support - travel grants, Office for Contemporary Art Norway

2015     Exhibition support for artists in the establishment phase, Arts Council Norway

2015     Grants for graduates artists, Arts Council Norway

2014     Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond, Project support, NBK (The Association of Norwegian Visual Artsts)

2014     FKD grant for academy students - project grants, Oslo National Academy of Arts

2013     FKD grant for academy students - development of practice grants, Oslo National Academy of Arts



     Relevant experience

            07/2022 - present      Chairman, VIDEONOVA AS

            01/2022 - present      Grant selection committtee for visual arts, Art Council Norway

            09/2022                     Teacher for introduction course, Nordland kunst - og filmhøgskole, Kabelvåg

03/2022                     Guest teacher, Agder Kunstakademiet, Arendal

09/2021                     Teacher for introduction course, Nordland kunst - og filmhøgskole, Kabelvåg

06/2021                     External examiner for semster exam, Nordland kunst - og filmhøgskole, Kabelvåg

06/2020                     External examiner for BFA Graduation, Oslo National Academy of the Arts, Oslo

08/2016 - 08/2019    Co-Founder of Artist-Run-Initiative, Louise Dany, Oslo

09/2018                     Den kulturelle skolesekken Oppland (Toured to 16 shools, 41 classes)

11/2014                     Participant in the performance A.E.I.O.U. with Ei Arakawa and Karl Holmqvist,

                                  Rameau’s nephews, Sofie Berntsen and Karl Holmqvist, Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo.

10/2014                     Technical assistant to FRANK on Rage Is a Terrible Thing to Waste, MANIFESTA 10 On Board

09/2014                      Installation and video assistant to FRANK and MYCKET on the re-enactement project

                       Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger; as part of the 10 year anniversary of the magazine FETT.

09/2013 - 12/2013      Curatorial assistant, mobilizing- media/communication and production team for Goro Tronsmo’s project

           The Residency by Muscle Temple, 0047, Oslo

 

       Events during the project:

        - Living Loft by Muscle Temple, Conversation between Petra Petersson/Realarkitektur,Goro Tronsmo and Markus Wetzel

        - URSKOG 1 and 2, Performance by Ingri Fiksdal

        - Erlend Hammer in conversation with Lars Monrad Vaage

        - Opening and Clumsy Corner, Performance by Johanna Gustafsson Fürst and Lisa Torell

        - MINUS GREEN, Prémier party by Gérald Friedrich Spelsberg, Aérea Negrot, rRoxymore and Viron Erol Vert

        - OPEN DECONSTRUCTION SITE - Lars Cuzner practicing the absence of residency -

        -”Cool Architecture in New Hip Area” After the Recidency: talk on gentrification with Geir Haraldseth, Tone Huse, Ingrid Lønningdal

           and Goro Tronsmo; moderator: Markus Richter

 

04/2007 - 05/2009          Worked as a risk consultant at AIOI Insurance Company LTD, Tokyo