CV HENRIK KOPPEN


b. 1990 Velsvik, Volda municipality.

Norwegian artist working with performance, video, installation, sculpture and sound/music. Often collaborating with other artists and musicians, and engaged in ongoing projects such as HITYAMAC and the performance duo Koppen & Jorkjen.

Member of Performance Art Bergen, UKS and NBK.

The photo on the left is from Performance Camp Finse, 2018. Photo: Petter Lønningen.



EDUCATION

2012-2015 Bergen National Academy of Art and Design (BFA)

2010-2012 Rogaland School of Art

2009/2010 Trøndertun Folk High School - Art

2006-2009 Volda High School - music



SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019 'PANTHALASSA' - Salongen Visningsrom, Stavanger

2016 'The Weeping Madonna of Kronborg' - Galleri Kronborg, Bergen

2015 'PANTHALASSA' - Galleri Snerk in Tromsø

2015 'Giving and Taking II' - Galleri Blunk in Trondheim



PERFORMANCES

2019 'Panthalassa II' - performed at the Sommarljom Festival, Ørsta

2019 'Soft Awakening' - performance and exhibition with duo Koppen & Jorkjen at Galleri Kladden, Oslo

2019 'Body of Water - performed at Performance Crossings festival in Prague, Czech Republic

2019 'Giving and Taking - Birch Sap' - performed at Kube art museum in Ålesund

2018 'The Boxes' - performance at the festival B-Open at Isotop fellesatelier

2018 'Eostre Calling' - performance with duo Koppen & Jorkjen at the festival Feminine Tripper in Oslo

2017 'Giving and Taking IV - tar' - performance at PAO performance festival in Oslo

2017 'The Bullroarer' - performed in a fish factory in Seydisfjördur, Iceland

2017 '20x20x20' - performance together with improvising Jazz Musicians at Bergen Kjøtt

2016 'The Bullroarer' - performed on the performance festival “Territories” i Torún, Poland

2016 'Crepuscular Pieces' - performance and concert with HITYAMAC in Vigelandsmausoleet, Oslo

2016 'The Bullroarer' - performed at Stiftelsen 3,14, Bergen, at the event Pab Lokal

2015 '24 Jahre und 100 Tage' - performed at the group exhibition 'Sounds' in Galerie Schlecker i Kiel, Germany

2015 'Pine Cone Pinata' - performance with duo Koppen & Jorkjen at ++, Blackbox-teateret in Oslo

2015 'Giving and Taking II' -performed at Pab Nå #1 at Stiftelsen 3,14, Bergen

2015 'Giving and Taking I', 'Giving and Taking II' and 'Giving and Taking III' during the graduation show at KHIB, may 2015.

2015 Performance with HITYAMAC at the performance festival PAB Open i Bergen old prison

2014 'The Hatch' - performed at Landmark, Bergen Kunsthall

2014 'Koppen/Jorkjen #1' - performance exihibtion in collaboration with Finn Adrian Jorkjen in Galleri Kit, Trondheim

2014 'Giving and Taking - Birch Sap' at Pals performance festival in Stockholm

2014 'MAREA' - video composition in collaboration with the jazz trio Mapping Oceans, Ørsta church

2013 '23 år og 67 dagar' - performed at Borealis overtid nr 3, Bergen

2013 'The cleansing' - performed at Pab i Kalfarlien 18, Bergen

2013 'Exposure' - performed at Ståoppjazz festival, Kvarteret, Bergen

2012 'Narkissos: Confirmare' Stavanger kunsthall, Kir Graduation show



GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019 'SOFT AWAKENING' - exhibition in collaboration with Finn Adrian Jorkjen in the duo Koppen & Jorkjen, Galleri Kladden, Oslo

2018 'Stories About Love' - Bakketunet på Bjørke, Norway

2017 'Hendelser på nyhamna' - 'Kvelving' sculpture made for an event outside in public space in Trondheim, Norway

2016 'SKYLLE SAMLE KVERNE SLIPE' - group exhibition in boat house in Velsvik, Volda

2016 'Ein fullkomen skulpturpark' - Munkehagen - festival in a park in Stavanger

2015 'Crepuscular Pieces 1-14' - performance exhibition in Studio 17, Stavanger with HITYAMAC

2015 'O.T.V.O.V.T' - Gratuation show BFA Khib, Strømgaten in Bergen

2015 'Remembrance' - exhibition in Galerie Schlecker in Kiel, Germany

2014 'Dynamiske konstanter' - Ytre Arna Gamle fabrikker

2014 'KOPPEN/JORKJEN #1' performance exihibiton in collaboration with Finn Jorkjen in Galleri Kit, Trondheim.

2013 'Power to Change' Galleri KNIPSU. Bergen (video in collaboration with Gabriel Edvinsson)

2011 'Screen Passage' - video art exhibition in empty shops in Pedersgata i Stavanger



ORGANIZER

2018 ‘PAB Lokal - Majestic View in the Mountain Side’ in an Airbnb in Bergen. Organized in collaboration with Mari Norddahl.

2016 ‘Skylle, samle, kverne, slipe’ - group exhibition in a boat house in Velsvik

2013 ‘RECORDARE’ - concert and group exhibition in Korskirken church in Bergen

2013 ‘Back to Eden’ - exhibition/happening in a garden in Laksevåg



contact: h.koppen(at)gmail.com

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