Ajla R. Steinvåg (1975, Vadsø, Norway)
Currently lives and works in Eindhoven, NL

education
2017 Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Body As Site thematic residency, Banff, CA
2010 Sundaymorning@ekwc pilot CAD-CAM residency ‘s-Hertogenbosch, NL
2009 Sundaymorning@ekwc artist-in-residence ‘s-Hertogenbosch, NL
2005-03 Dutch Art Institute, Enschede, NL
2002-98 Bergen Academy of Art and Design, Bergen, NO
2001 Glasgow School of Art, exchange, Glasgow, GB
1999 AKV St. Joost, exchange, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, NL
   
exhibitions  solo
2013  The Machinery of Compensation, Van Abbemuseum libraryexhibition, Eindhoven, NL 
   
exhibitions  group
2017 Survival Guide, Alberta Art Gallery, Edmonton, CA
2015 The Books Happen by Henny Overbeek, Kunstruimte Kuub, Utrecht, NL
Nieuw Brabants Front Non-Fictie, De Cacaofabriek,
  Helmond, NL
2014 DordtYart 2014, Dordrecht, NL
2013 mEATing Kill Your Darlings, former building of King Cuisine, Udenhout, NL
Young Art Night 2, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, NL
Verstand van Smaak, Factor 44, Antwerpen, BE
2012 Rising Contemporary Art Eindhoven 2012, Art Hotel Eindhoven, NL
Nieuw Brabants Front 13e maand, De Fabriek, Eindhoven, NL
Van Alaert tot Zessen, Brabants Kenniscentrum Kunst en Cultuur, Tilburg, NL
1.0 fte kunstenaarsposities, Centrum Beeldende Kunst, 's-Hertogenbosch, NL 
High-speed avond met het Nieuw Brabants Front, GBK Showroom Arnhem, NL
2011 Post-History, Strijp-S, Dutch Design Week, Eindhoven, NL
World Ceramic Biennale Korea - CEBIKO, Seoul, KR
Berichten van het Front, Stedelijk Museum 's-Hertogenbosch, NL
Buiten de Lijnen 01, De Fabriek, Eindhoven, NL
2010 CAD-CAM Exhibition, Sundaymorning@ekwc, 's-Hertogenbosch, NL
Scherven van Geluk De Fabriek 1980-2010 Expositie, Kunstvlaai 8, Amsterdam, NL
Erotomania, Candycoated Center, Philadelphia, USA
Recapitulation Replica, Portierloge Kunstenlab, Deventer, NL
2009 Kruithuis Bezet, Kruithuis, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, NL
Henny Overbeek Pictures in the Reflection of a Golden Hoorn take#2, De Fabriek, Eindhoven, NL
Hier&Daar, Artspace MU, Eindhoven / KOP, Breda, NL
Kunstnacht, Sundaymorning@ekwc, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, NL
2008 Double Feature: Play the People, Ren Min Li Tang, Guangzhou, CN
Biological Imperatives, Gallery Aferro, New Jersey, USA
2007 None Store Shopping, Uni-mall, Guangzhou, CN
Ground Controle, Art Crumbles, Nijmegen, NL
Electro Futuristic Frogdance, Flipside, Eindhoven, NL
2005 BIMRAB, W139, Amsterdam / Planet Art,  Enschede, NL
Rugsack Tur Abdin, Diyabakir Art Centre, Diyabakir, T
2004 Under Construction, Nanjing Design Department, Nanjing, CH
Luggage, Nanjing Fine Arts Gallery, Nanjing, CH
  Patentamt Futurismus, Aterliers 63, Hengelo, NL
2003 Material and Concept, Oslo International Ceramics Symposium - OICS, Rådhus Gallery, NO
Norwegian Contemporary Ceramics, MK Cirurlinois National Museum of Art, Kaunas, LI
Norwegian Contemporary Ceramics, Museum of Foreign Art,  Riga, LA
Graduate Exhibition, West-Norway Art Museum, Bergen, NO
Pre-Fab, Artis, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, NL
   
commissions , collections
2014 Commissioned work in collaboration with Paul Segers, DordtYart Center voor hedendaagse kunst, Dordrecht, NL 
2009 Sundaymorning@ekwc, 's-Hertogenbosch, NL
2008 Ymere Woningcorporatie, Amsterdam, NL
   
   
   
   

 

research, related activities
2017 Moulage workshop Alberta Art Gallery, Edmonton, CA
2016 BioArtLaboratories research period, Eindhoven, NL
2016-07 Keukenconfessies Food Design and Catering Strijp-S assignments, Eindhoven, NL
2016-13 Course in casualty make-up effects and trauma simulation, Breda, NL
2015 Introduction film- and special make-up effects workshop in cooperation with Remco de Vries Levroi Film & Media, ArtEz hogeschool voor de kunsten, Arnhem
2014 ZIROP casuality disaster training Amphia Hospital, Breda, NL
  Casuality disaster training Gilze-Rijen Airbase, NL
  Casuality fire training Prinsenbeek Sport Centre, NL
Guest-artist lecture, tutorials, workshop, master student mentoring, Bergen Academy of Art and Design, Bergen, NO
2013 Spare Parts For People Lab workshop, La Città Mobile / Buurtcultuur Woonbedrijf, Eindhoven, NL
Undifferentiated Tissue workshop, Young Art Night 3, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, NL
2011 Spare Parts For People lab workshop De Reddings-machine art and technology educational program, Stedelijk Museum, 's-Hertogenbosch, NL
2010 Fieldresearch implants and reconstructive dentistry, Eindhoven, NL  
2009 Coordinator Digitale Werkplaats, Centrum Beeldende Kunst, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, NL
2008 Fieldresearch anatomy and pathology, University collections, NL
Office manager, Centrum Beeldende Kunst, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, NL
Coordinator exhibitions, Centrum Beeldende Kunst, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, NL
2005 Tactics for the World Outside workshop in collaboration with Paul Segers, Tan Ka Kee College Xiamen University, Xiamen, CH
2003 Fieldresearch prosthetics and orthosis, Atterås Orthopedic Technical Institute, Bergen, NO
   
publication , press
2015 Henny Overbeek The Books Happen, artist books, Utrecht, NL
2013 mEATing Kill Your Darlings newspaper / catalogue, Stichting Meating, Tilburg, NL
  Omar Muñoz Cremers De Wetenschap van het Nieuwe Lichaam, essay, The Machinery of Compensation, Van Abbemuseum libraryexhibition, Eindhoven, NL
  Piet van Bragt Ajla Steinvåg: dicht bij het lichaam: The Machinery of Compensation, article, Journaal 65, Kwartaalblad voor leden en donateurs van de vrienden van het Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, NL
2012 Rising Contemporary Art Eindhoven 2012 publication, Eindhoven, NL
  Omar Muñoz Cremers Re-produce, text, 0,1 kunstenaarsposities, Centrum Beeldende Kunsten, 's-Hertogenbosch, NL
2011 Henny Overbeek Berichten van het Front, artist books, Utrecht, NL
  World Ceramic Biennale Korea - CEBIKO catalogue, Seoul, KR
Måg magazine issue four interview by Tatevik Sargsyan, NABROAD, NO/UK
2010 Erotomania: An International Display of Eroctica review by Colette Copeland, Ceramics: Art and Perception No. 82 2010, USA
2009 Chic, Arte! TV broadcast interview, Sundaymorning@ekwc, FR/GE
Henny Overbeek Pictures in the Reflection of a Golden Hoorn take #2, artist books, NL
2008 Double Feature: Play the People documentary / publication, Nieuw Brabants Front, Eindhoven, NL
  Biological Imperatives catalogue, Gallery Aferro, New Jersey, USA
2007 None Store Shopping documentary, Nieuw Brabants Front, Museumnacht Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, NL
Information Indecently Exposed vs. None Store Guangzhou, Vitamin Creative Space, Guangzhou, CH
2003 Material and Concept - Oslo International Ceramics Symposium - OICS catalogue, Oslo, NO
  Graduate Exhibition catalogue, West-Norway Art Museum, Bergen, NO
   
awards
2014-18 Mondriaan Funds, 4 years worksgrant / WBT
2014 Mondriaan Funds / DordtYart, project grant
2011 Gemeente Eindhoven publication grant
  Frans van Walsem-Fonds publication grant
Netherlands Foundation of Visual Arts, Design and Architecture project grant
2010 Brabants Kenniscentrum Kunst en Cultuur documentation grant
2009 Netherlands Foundation of Visual Arts, Design and Architecture 2 years workgrant
  European Ceramic Workcentre material grant
2007 Nieuwe Brabantse Kunst Stichting research grant
2006 Nieuwe Brabantse Kunst Stichting documentation grant
2005-04 Gemeente Enschede travel and exhibition grant
   
   
  Member of the Nieuw Brabants Front artist collective, La Città Mobile, Pictoright, Platform BK, ZZP Nederland