Kobie Nel
(b.1984, South Africa) is an artist living in Bergen, Norway.

EDUCATION

2016 Master in Fine Arts, Bergen Academy of Art and Design (KHiB), Bergen, Norway
2011 BA in Photography, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), Melbourne, Australia
2005 Diploma in Graphic Design and Multimedia, Planet Pixl School of Advertising, Bloemfontein, South Africa

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018 Apple Puma, Bergen Contemporary Art Project, Bergen Kjøtt, Bergen, Norway
2017 Of her face I have only a feeling that it appeared heavy, Tag Team Studio, Bergen, Norway
2015 Empty the Earth to Fill the Sky, Galleri Fisk, Bergen, Norway
2014 The Shape of Things to Come, Galleri Blunk, Trondheim, Norway
2007 Duplex, Oliewenhuis National Art Museum, Bloemfontein, South Africa

GROUP EXHIBITIONS | PROJECTS

2018 Maps of Meaning, The Artic Art Forum, Arkhangelsk, Russia (upcoming)
2018 Superare Sensibus, KNIPSU and Lydgalleriet, Bergen, Norway
2018 Høstutstillingen, Kunstnerneshus, Oslo, Norway
2018 ART + FOLK, Pamflett, Grafikk gjengen, Bergen, Norway
2018 Kunstmarked, Bergen, Norway
2017 The Staged Club, curated by Beike Li, Hong Kun Museum, Beijing, China
2017 Book launch, Bergen Art Book Fair, CODA Press, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway
2017 FELT Fokus, Landmark, Bergen, Norway
2017 Axolotl, Galleri FELT, Bergen, Norway
2017 Accessing the Memory, I: project space, curated by Beike Li, Beijing, China
2016 hex, Bergen Academy of Art and Design graduate exhibition, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway
2015 Page 2, Book Launch and Performative Reading, Hordaland Kunstsenter, Bergen, Norway
2015 Kunstauksjon Syria, organized by Kirsti van Hoegee and VISP, Østre Bergen, Norway
2015 In Hockney’s Footsteps, Rom 8, Bergen, Norway
2015 . Performance Art Bergen, Gamle Bergen Kretsfengsel, Bergen, Norway
2015 . Passenger, Bergen Academy of Art and Design (KHiB), Bergen, Norway
2014 . Dissensus, Hardbakka Ruins Project, Bergen, Norway
2014 Volle, SIM Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland
2014 Cartographer, SIM Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland
2013 Mirror Mirror: Contemporary photographic self-portraiture, curated by Linsey Gosper,
Colour Factory Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
2013 Kodak Salon, Centre for Contemporary Photography (CCP), Melbourne, Australia
2012 Kodak Salon, Centre for Contemporary Photography (CCP), Melbourne, Australia
2012 Green bag Identity, Colour Factory Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
2011 The Rest is Silence, Death Be Kind Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
2011 This is Not Fine Art: Contemporary Practice from the BA Photography curated by Daniel Stephen Miller, First Site Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
2011 Kodak Salon, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, Australia
2011 National Photographic Portrait Prize 2011, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, Australia

PUBLICATIONS

2017 Black Lake Monologue, CODA PRESS, Bergen, Norway
2016 Black Lake Monologue, Page 2, Bergen, Norway

RESEARCH

2014 Artist in residence, hosted by SÍM - Association of Icelandic Visual Artist, Reykjavík, IS

MEMBERSHIPS

Forbundet Frie Fotografer (FFF)
Unge Kunstneres Samfund (UKS)
Bildende Kunstneres Forening Hordaland (BKFH)
Norsk Billedkunstnere (NBK)

Thanks to: Bergen Kommune, Kulturrådet, OCA, Vederlagsfund