Thora Dolven Balke

<p>Thora Dolven Balke (b.1982, Oslo) was educated at Fata Morgana Photographic School, Denmark; Bergen and Oslo Art Academy in Norway and Mountain School of Art in Los Angeles.<br><br>Her work has been a part of exhibitions such as The Collectors, Danish and Nordic Pavilions, 53rd Venice Biennale (2009); Lights On—Norwegian Contemporary Art, Astrup Fearnley Museum, Oslo (2008) and the Biennale of Jafre, Catalonia, Spain (2009). Recent exhibitions include A lesson loosely learned, Cavalo, Rio de Janeiro (2018); INNLAND, Centre de Art Contemporaine, Tours (2017); The Young Lions, Preus Fotomuseum (2017), Oslo and solo exhibitions All that breathes conspires, UKS and Ultimafestival, Oslo (2017); Von hinten durch die Brust ins Auge, Kristiansand Kunsthall (2015) and I is at Kunstnerforbundet in Oslo (2015). Dolven Balke was one of two curators of the biennale Lofoten International Art Festival – LIAF – in 2011 and co-funded and programmed the artist-run space REKORD in Oslo from 2006 to 2010. In 2016 she was a participant in the Capacete programme in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and since lives and works between there and Oslo, Norway.</p>