TROND KASPER MIKKELSEN born 1976 in Oslo, Norway


Master of Fine Arts, Oslo National College of the Arts 2002 – 2003
Bachelor of Fine Arts, ONCA – Metal Department 1999 – 2002
Oslo Drawing- and Painting-school, 1st year 1998 – 1999
Examen philosophicum, University of Oslo 1995 – 1996

Work Experience

Technical Manager dForm Oslo National Academy of the Arts Since 2007
Guidance Councillor, Oslo National College of the Arts (MA level) Autumn 2006
Lecturer, Oslo National College of the Arts (BA level) Autumn 2006

Selected Shows and Performances

“NOTCH Festival” Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou (CN) Oct./Nov. 2009
“Metamorphosis” Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo (N) September 2009
“International Metal Art Exhibition” Tsinghua University, Beijing (CN) March 2009 silver price
“Knot” Seikado Gallery, Kyoto (JP) 2008
“TW1″ Tou Scene, Stavanger (European Capital of Culture ’08) (N) 2008*
“Return to Start” Project 0047, Oslo (N) 2008
“Coming Together.” National Museum of Art, Architecture & Design, Oslo (N) 2006
“OPPHENGT!” Bokbyen ved Skagerrak, Tvedestrand (N) 2006 *
“Surviving Fuorisalone” Superstudio Più, Milano (I) 2006 *
“Tendencies” Gallery F15, Moss (N) 2005/2006
“Can You See Who I Am?” by Delta K and Gallery F15 (N) 2005/2006
“Sky Office” Upper SpA & New Italian Blood (I) 2005 *
“Mixing Glass” Barfestival, Rimini (I) 2005 *
“Schmuck aus Norwegen” Grassimuseum Leipzig (D) 2004/2005
“MIDORA” Leipzig (D) – 5. price for Best Avant-garde Jewellery: LeCanal 2004
“Annual International Graduation Show 2004″ Gallery Marzee (NL) 2004
“Triennale 2004″ Kunstindustrimuseet i Oslo (N) 2004
“Talente 03″ IHM München (D) 2003
“Majka – the Girl from Outer Space” Blå, Oslo (N) 2002
“Rolling Noise” Performance in G9, Oslo (N) with Cargnelli & Szely 2000
“NRK Kulturoperatørene” performance with The K.M.R.B. on NRK television 1996
“Intermedia for Oslo ’96” with The K.M.R.B. at Youngstorget, Oslo (N) 1996

*as a member of permanently/temporary and svop/t


Research Grant, Oslo National Academy of the Arts 2012
Travel Grant, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs 2009
Project Grant, Arts Council Norway “Art and New Technology” 2008
Travel Grant, Arts Council Norway 2008
Travel Grant, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs 2008
Statens Arbeidsstipend, 2 år 2006/2007
Statens etableringsstipend 2004
The Japan Scandinavia Sasakawa Foundation 2004

Public collections

Nordenfjeldske Kunstindustrimuseum, Trondheim (N) 2009
The National Museum of Norway 2005

Selected Press & Publications

KHIO Annual Review 2006
Agderposten 2.June 2006
Sky Office catalogue
Bargiornale 8/2005
“Can You See Who I Am” presentational video
“Annual International Graduation Show 2004″ catalogue
Kunst 2004:02
Kunsthandwerk & Design 1/2003
“Handwerkskammer für München und Oberbayern” web-pages february 2003
“Talente 2003″ catalogue


Founded the project-group permanently/temporary with Simona Ferrari in 2004. Together they have done a series of projects ranging from art to product/interior design and architecture, as well as hybrids of these fields. In 2005/2006 they designed the interiors, website and graphic profile for the small café javelin coffee & tea in Oslo (N).