Curriculum Vita Lise Bjørne Linnert

Born 1964 in Oslo, Norway. Live and work in Oslo, Member of NBK, TF, NTK


1999-04   Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts MFAH, Houston, USA
1997-99   Oslo Tverrfaglige kunstinstitutt, Oslo, Norway
1983-84   Evanston Art Institute, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Current and coming exhibitions/ talks

2019-23   Colors for hope and equality,  workshops, natural dye, protest T-shirts, performance, exhibition. Collaboration with AKS, Møllergata school, children 4th grade, Tenthaus, Oslo
2019-21   Utpust/Breathing out, commissioned work in collaboration with inmates, Ullersmo prison, NO,
2021   Utpust/Breathing out, Trinity Church in Oslo, dance performance by Øyvind Jørgensen, Hege Gabrielsen, Biniam Gesai in dialog with inmates Ullersmo
2021   Mellom Rommene / A room between the rooms, to participate in exhibition We are the Commoners. Two-year touring exhibition in UK, curated by Craft
2021   I resist , Small Project, Tromsø
2022   Utpust/Breathing out, Nordic Black Theatre, Oslo

Selection solo exhibitions

2020   NI EN MORE,  Kolbotn Garasje Galleri
2019   NI EN MORE,  Performanse: Letters from Juárez, SOFT gallery/Hovedøya Kunstsal/
2019   NI EN MOREWear the fight, performanse Mexican Embassy in Oslo, NO
2019   Humanitarian Handicrafts: Materiality, development and fair trade. A Re-evaluation, Huddersfield University, Manchester, UK.
2018   NI EN MORE and STING, workshops and exhibition, Munich, Germany
2018   Desconocida Unknown, Liliput gallery, Puebla, Mexico
2017 – 18   Desconocida Unknown Ukjent, Women Museum, Mexico City, and UN High Commissioner Office for Human Rights, Mexico City, MX
2017    Desconocida Unknown Ukjent, exhibition across USA/Mexico border at Rubin Center for Visual Art El Paso, TX USA and Juárez Contemporary Gallery, Juárez, MX. Presence performance at both openings with local choreographer and dancer Paola Lopez
2016    Desconocida Unknown Ukjent, actions/workshops public space, Cd Juárez and Mexico City collaboration with activists, Amnesty Mexico and local help organizations
2016    Cruelty has a Human Heart, Hå gamle prestegard, Jæren, Norway
2016 – 17   Cruelty has a Human Heart, dialog tour public space, Norway, Moss church/ Ullersmo prison/Hå Refugee Center, / Ila prison
2014-16    Cruelty has a Human Heart, Oslo Cathedral, Deichmanske/Bjørnholt-/ Furuset-/Drammen-/Nesoddtangen libraries, Oslo MET, Norway

Selection group exhibition

2019   Mind the gap, Meinblau gallery, Berlin
2019   Hanna Ryggen Triennalen 2019 – Nytt land/ New Land, Nordenfjeldske Kunstindustri Museum, Trondheim, Norway
2018   Protest Factory, Kunstplass 10, Oslo, Norway
2017   Sting, Nordic House, Reykjavik, Iceland
2016 – 14   Silent Space – Intensified Integrities, touring exhibition: Finnish Institute, Stockholm, SE/Gallen Kallelan Museum, Helsinki, FI / Gallery F15, Jeløya, Norway/ Meinblau Kunst und Atelier Hause, Berlin / Gallery Aurora, HIAP, Suomenlinna, FI
2015    The Common Thread – Sexual Violence Against Women in Contemporary Art, Regional Court, Munich, DE, kurator Dr Alexandra Mackel,
2015    Ich Ruf´zu dir. Cruelty, humanity and the power of art, Moss church, Norway
2014    Kunst på Vandring, 4 artists from ”1814 Revisited” at Trafo Arthall, Asker
2014   1814 REVISITED. The past is still present. Curator Rikke Kommisar, Produced by Akershus Kunstsenter, Norway
2013    Høstutstillingen 2013, Kunstnernes Hus, (Artist house) Oslo, NO
2013    In the name of Honor, #1 Mayfair, London, UK
2012    An Oasis of Horror in a Desert of Boredom, VISUAL Centre for Contemporary art, Carlow, Ireland. Collaboration with Brian Maquire, Ireland, Teresa Margolles, Mexico


2017–    Co-founder and CEO for NI EN MORE, social innovation, activism and art project- sewing studio Cd. Juarez, MX. Collaboration fashion designers and activists, Noway, USA,
2015 – 19    Chairwoman, Norwegian textile artists union (NTK)
2014 – 15    Second chairwoman NTK

Selection Lectures, Residencies, Visiting artist

2020    Lecture at KHIO, textile department, Oslo, NO
2019    Workshops Desconocida and presentation Nobels Peace Center, Oslo
2019    Workshop/presentasjon Hannah Ryggen Center, Ørlandet, Norway
2018    Humming, Performance at Silent Project, Finnish Norwegian Cultural Institute, Oslo, Norway
2018    NI EN MORE, workshops and presentation at Taller Mexicano de Gobelinos, Guadalajara, Mexico and El Paso Museum of Contemporary Art, El Paso, USA
2018    Presentation and panel participant in Church and Society, Moss Arena and Jeløya church, NO
2016    Lecture at KHIO, textile department, Oslo, NO
2016    Presentation at “Radikaliseringskonferansen 2016”, department of Justice, Literature House, Oslo, NO
2014 – 15    Public conversations in relation to bookpublishing of Cruelty has a human heart: Brit Bildøen, Kaja Skjerven Mollerin, Lars Elton, Lars Fr H Svendsen and more
2015    Dialogue conversation: Church, art and society,  Panel conversation in Moss church, with bishop Atle Sommerfeldt and writer Jon Michelet, Norway
2015    Heap of Apricots, performance in seminar: ‘»Grief, Trauma, Loss: The Art of Bereavement», University for Creative Arts, Epsom, UK
2014 – 15    Visiting artist, Laznia Centre for Contemporary Art, Gdansk, Polen
2014    Residency HIAP, Suomenlinna, FI
2014    Presentation HDK, School of design and craft, Gøteborg, Sverige
2013    Presentation «Victoria and Albert Museum» London in The Subversive Stitch Revisited: The Politics of Cloth, curators Jennifer Harris, Pennina Barnett, Althea Greenan, UK

Selection grants and project support

2020    Project support Utpust/Breathing out from Vederlagsfondet
2020    Project support Mellom rommene / A room between the rooms from Vederlagsfondet, Norwegian Art Council, Fritt Ord
2019    Project support Sparebankstiftelsen to Colors for hope and equality, in collaboration with Møllergata school and Tenthaus, Oslo
2019    Project support Vederlagsfondet to Utpust/Breathing out
2018 – 28    10-years Governmental working grant
2018    Fritt Ord project support Colors for hope and equality
2018    Norwegian Craft, travel support, NI EN MORE -WEAR THE FIGHT, Munich
2018    Norwegian Craft/ NK travel support, NI EN MORE in Mexico
2017    Norwegian Craft/NK travel support USA/ Mexico Desconocida
2017    Project support Vederlagsfondet Desconocida and NI EN MORE
2015-17   Government exhibition grant for Cruelty Has a Human Heart, Hå gamle Prestegard
2016    Project support Fritt Ord, Cruelty Has a Human Heart, dialog tour
2015    Department of culture, direct support to Cruelty Has a Human Hearts dialog tour.
2014    One-year working grant Norwegian Artists Association Sponsorship
2014    Project support Norwegian Art Council, book Cruelty Has a Human Heart
2014    Oslo Municipal Art and Culture grant
2014    Fritt Ord, project grant book Cruelty Has a Human Heart
2013    Fritt Ord, project grant Cruelty Has a Human Heart
2013    Norwegian Craft, travel support presentation Victoria and Albert Museum, London
2013    Norwegian Embassy in Helsinki, travel support, residency HIAP, Finland
2012    Nominert International Award Participatory Arts, Second Edition, (