September 12, 2016

Ellen Ringstad is among this year's awarded artists and receives a culture grant of NOK 40.000.

The Municipality of Bergen awards NOK 2.350.000 to 70 artists and culture workers in 2016. 'The amount of applicants increases each year, as does the quality of the applications, says Øyvor Johnson, head of the Department of Culture at the Bergen City Counsil to Bergensavisen BA (article in Norwegian, available from URL



September 9, 2016

"There would be no Bergen Assembly without the [local] art scene" says artist Toril Johannesen and curators Arne Skaug Olsen and Anne Szefer Karlsen to Morgenbladet Kunstkritikk, inviting some locals for a photoshoot.

Front row (from the left): Anne Szefer Karlsen, Toril Johannessen, Arne Skaug Olsen, Åse Løvgren. Second row: Heidi Nikolaisen, Tatiana Lozano, Vilde Salhus Røed, Petra Rahm, Stacy Brafield. Middle area: Steinar Sekkingstad, Sissel Blystad, Hilde Jørgensen, Randi Grov Berger, Kristin Tårnesvik, Pedro Gómez-Egaña, Maia Urstad, David A. Rios, Andrea Spreafico, Malin Barth, Anne Marthe Dyvi, Aslak Høyersten, Maya Økland, Annette Kierulf, Daniel Persson. Back row: Lisa Schorm, Ellen Ringstad, Sveinung Rudjord Unneland, Marie Nerland, Rasmus Hungnes, Heiko Preundt, Espen Sommer Eide, Kjetil Kausland, Martin Clark, Maria Rusinovskaya, Lars Ove Toft, Lasse Årikstad, Asbjørn Hollerud, Amber Ablett. Foto: Oddleiv Apneseth.


October 1, 2015



The newest edition of the feminist magazine FETT is out in stores now, featuring an interview with KUKLOS-artist Rasmus Hungnes (from the duo Ringstad ≠ Hungnes), emphasizing the use of explicit pornography in his art. The interview mainly revolves around works and reflections from Rasmus' solo-career, but also displays two pieces from our collaboration - the poster for KUKLOS Border 1.0, Galleri Split, Bergen, 2014 and Untitled*, 2014.




Ellen Ringstad ≠ Rasmus Hungnes: Exhibition poster for KUKLOS Border 1.0, Galleri Split, Bergen, 2014.


Ellen Ringstad ≠ Rasmus Hungnes: Untitled* 
2014. Digital collage consisting of original photographic material on PVC. 2x3 m.
KUKLOS Border 1.0, Galleri Split, Bergen, 2014.


September 9, 2015


Article in (in Norwegian) about the exhibition 'Nothing Will Grow Together Because Nothing Belongs Together,' featuring a detail from my installation 'The Wind Failed to Follow the Predictions.'

Kunstkritikk is an online magazine that publishes 'online criticism, commentary and news from the art world' and is a 'permanent and substantial contribution to the Norwegian and Nordic art discussion'.

August 21, 2015

Article (in Norwegian) about upcoming exhibition 'Nothing Will Grow Together Because Nothing Belongs Together' in newspaper 'Klassekampen' 26.08.201.


August 14, 2015

Article (in Norwegian) about the upcoming exhibition 'Nothing Will Grow Together Because Nothing Belongs Together' 

NRK, 14.08.2015:



June 25, 2010

 Text written by Brasilian curator Daniela Castro for during her residency at Hordaland Kunstsenter in Bergen, published 25.06.10, featuring two of my paper sculptures from the 'Mitosis'-series.


Ellen Ringstad. Micromutant I. 2007. Paper, acrylic. 

Ellen Ringstad. Micromutant II. 2007. Paper, acrylic.

'Daniela Castro is a writer and curator based in São Paulo. A graduate in Art History from University of Toronto (2003/Canada). She is currently co-curating the 3rd Aichi Triennial (Japan), has co-curated with Jochen Volz The Spiral and the Square: exercises on translatability at Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm, which interchanged and travelled to Trondheim and Kristiansand, both in Norway (2011-12). Curated A Radically Condensed History of Post-Industrial Life LADO A/LADO B, an exhibition in LP format for the “Impossible Show” at El Spacio, Madrid, Spain (2010-11) and the TEMPORARY GALLERY in Köln, Germany (ongoing). Curated Lights Out, the inaugural exhibition at the Museum of Image and Sound – MIS (2008/São Paulo). Conceived and curated the Recombining Territories, an itinerant and interchanging exhibition that’s travelled seven capitals of Brazil (2006-2010). She’s been publishing widely in national and international art publications, and taught workshops on art writing and curatorial practices throughout Brazil. Published her first book, co-authored with Fabio Morais, titled ARTE E MUNDO APÓS A CRISE DAS UTOPIAS, assim mesmo, em CAIXA ALTA e sem notas de roda-pé (Florianópolis: Par(ent)esis Art Book Publisher, 2010).'(-


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