Maria Bustnes
*1976 Norway

Critical Studies, Konsthogskolan i Malmö, Rooseum Centre for Contemporary Art, Sweden, 2002-2003
Konsthogskolan i Malmö, Master degree in fine arts, Sweden, 1996-2001

Solo exhibitions and presentations
IBID Projects, London, 2004,
Critical Studies Test Site, Rooseum, Malmö, 2003
Peep Galley, Malmö, 2001

Selected group shows and screenings
Repetition, Malmö Konsthall, 2004
Atopia Video Forum, 2004
Fotogalleriet, Varutstillingen: Der du jobber, der du bor (og der du gar pa skole), Oslo, 2004
3rd Berlin Biennale, curated by Ute Meta Bauer, 2004
10th Biennial of Moving Images, After the Future: a video programme about Scandinavia and lost promises, curated by Charles Esche and Lesley Young, Geneva, 2003
Sirishamn International Short film Festival, Sirishamn, Sweden, 2003
Stockholm Artfair, Sweden, 2001
Shoot Art Film Festival, Malmö, Sweden, 2000

Public Commissions
Low Budget Discursive Furniture, commissioned by Office for Contemporary Art Norway, 2003

Other activity and projects
Art in Nordland, 2004-2005,
NORDIC AiR - The Nordic and Baltic Artists-in-Residence Network, 2004
Apent Forum, artist talk, Statens Kunst Akademi, 2004
International Studio Program Oslo, Office for Contemporary Art Norway, Oslo, 2003-2004
Assistant, Sharon Lockhart Studio, Los Angeles, 2001-2002
Editor of exhibition publication for the exhibition project Democracy When? Activist Strategizing in Los Angeles, organized by freelance curator Tone O. Nielsen, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, 2002
Signal, board member and initiative taker, non-commercial gallery space, Malmo, 1998-2001,

In Tradition-Bound Britain, Brushing Off Paint, by Blake Gopnik, Washington Post, Sunday, May 16, 2004; Page N06
Review, by Barnaby Drabble, Flash Art, May-June 2004; p 143
Critics Picks, by Emily Pethick;
Time Out London, by Sally OReilly, March 31-April 7 2004; p 48
Preview, by Martin Herbert, Contemporary, Issue 61
Exhibition catalouge, 3.rd berlin biennale for contemporary art; p 058-059
Exhibition catalouge, Cartes Blanches, 10th Biennale de llmage en mouvement, by Charles Esche; p 057

OCA Study Archive, Oslo
Signal Archive, Malmö
IASPIS Archive, Stockholm