The Oslo - based artist Nina Bang has in the recent years explored how natural history research has been part of the conquest of living nature, and which attitudes may have influenced contemporary ecological and climatic collapse.
Her works has a poetic expression influenced by minimalism. Nina Bangs skills include medias like graphic and digital techniques, painting, neon, sculptural
objects and installations.
Parallell with exhibitions; e.g. at Bomuldsfabriken,Trafo Kunsthall, Østfold Art Centre, Høstutstillingen and Kunstbanken, Nina Bang has been working with a numerous site spesific art projects. For example large integrated elements of art at Sam Eyde High School in Arendal, at The Regional Hospital in Bodø, and the Office of the auditor General of Norway, Oslo
Nina Bangs work is represented in the collections of The National Museum, Oslo Muncipality Art Collection, KORO, Norwegian Council and REV Ocean.
Text by Tone Lyngstad Nyaas, art historian, curator and director at Bomuldsfabriken Kunsthall.
Interview Silje Rønneberg Hogstad
STUDIER I FLATENS NATUR
– om Nina Bangs kunstnerskap
Av Marius Meli