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MOON OVER DA NANG

HD VIDEO, 2016, 15 min. experimental documentary ...
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HEADSHOTS (1991 – 2014)

Captured from Film, Video and Production Stills 87 C-Prints, 40x30 cm, framed, 2014 Installation Views: ...
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MAESTRA

HD Video, 3 min. loop, 2009/2014 Synopsis:  A masked rider who is armed heavily with high-tech equipment sits on the ...
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HEADHUNTER

Video Object, (HD Video, Stand-up Figure), 2014 Synopsis: A headless figure is holding the head of the artist who is ...
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Pflasterspender

(Band-Aid Dispenser) Found Object, 2014 Must have for Friday 13th ...
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RANDI I

Fine Art Print on banner material, 285 x 150 cm, 2013 Example of Installation: ...
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BEARSKIN

Bearskin, Fine Art Print, 80 x 120 cm, framed, 2013 ...
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LIBERTY PARK

multichannel video installation, 2013 incl. 9 sets with 13 standup figures and billboard video, neon letters, door sign and 1 ...
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YOU ARE NOT ALONE

Found, modified object, 2013 ...
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Heaven

HD Video for Vertical Flatscreen, 6:20 min, 2013 Demo Video: This video was developed as part of the installation "Liberty ...
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HAUSER

A4, Visualisation/ Concept for a Work, 2013 When investigating the phenomenon of Kaspar Hauser for a group exhibition Bjørn Melhus ...
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SUDDEN DESTRUCTION

Video HD, 4:20 min, (Screening Format), 2012 Video HD, 4:00 min, loop (Installation), 2012 Synopsis: A man in a hotel. A ...
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99 EUROS

C-Print, A4, 2011 ...
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DAS BADEZIMMER

HD Video, 5'10 min, 2011, black and white Synopsis: In reference to the trailer of Psycho (USA 1960), narrated in ...
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THIS IS MY HOME

5 channel video installation, 2011 (On 5 flat screens, size variable, 2'00 / 3'00 / 4'00 / 5'00 / 6'00 min., ...
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I DO NOT BELONG IN THIS HOUSE

HD Video for projection, 24 min., 2011 Synopsis: In "I do not belong in this House", the figure who seemed ...
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I’M NOT THE ENEMY

HD Video for Installation, 25 min., 2011 Screening Version: HD Video, 13:30 min, 2011, Germany Very short synopsis: Is it ...
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NIGHTWATCH | NACHTWACHE

2010, 3 channel video installation (HD, SD mix): 7 tents, 1 billboard, 1 video projection Synopsis: The meaning of the ...
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AFTERLIFE

HD Video, 7:10min, 2010, colour Synopsis: Vast desert expanses extend out in our imaginations as life after death, the white ...
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CENTER OF THE WORLD

HD VIDEO, 25 min., 2010 Norwegian with English Subtitles Synopsis: Time flows through the bottleneck of an hourglass like grains ...
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TREEHOUSE #1, #2 & #3

TREEHOUSE #1 Video, Installation for Treehouse and 1 TV, 3:29 min, loop Synopsis: Lights blink in the treehouse, sounds of ...
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HECHO EN MEXICO

HD Video for installation, 4 min. (loop), 2009 Synopsis: HECHO EN MEXICO was realized in Mexico City during a one month ...
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BEAGLE III

Video Sculpture (Driftwood Sculpture and TVs), 2009 Description: BEAGLE 3 is an outlandish looking video sculpture the exterior of which ...
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MARS RECOVERY

Object and Text Video, 2009, 5:37 min, loop Description: MARS RECOVERY includes videos, photographs and objects orbiting around the once ...
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SLOGAN SERIES

Photo Series, ongoing FLYING BLUE C-Print, 30 x 40 cm, 2008 CUT & GO C-Print, 30 x 40 cm, 2008 ...
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SCENERY MARS

Video, 2009, 5'10, loop (part of MARS RECOVERY) Synopsis: The projection which is part of the work Mars Recovery/ Mars ...
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CRITICAL SYSTEM ALERT

12 Channel Installation on 12 Photo Frames with Video Option, 2009 (stand alone work, but often presented together with Mars ...
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OMEN

Video, HD animation, moving image loop, 2008 Synopsis: In OMEN five identical, muscular men march over the globe in synchronised ...
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DEADLY STORMS 333

9 channel Video Installation for 9 vertical flat screens on 3 walls, 2008, 7 min. Synopsis: Deadly Storms 333, is ...
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SCREENSAVERS

SCREENSAVERS for Osram Seven Screens interactive media installation on LED Screens/ installation in public space Synopsis: Screensavers is the name ...
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I-MAN U-MAN

C-Print, 80x80 cm, mounted on Alu Dibond, 2008 ...
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DEADLY STORMS

3 channel video installation on 3 vertical plasma or LCD screens, 42" (minimum size) 7'00 min. loop, 2008 Synopsis: DEADLY ...
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MURPHY

Video, 3:45 min., 2008, Video Installation, 3:30 min., loop, 2008 Synopsis: The videolight sequence is based on sound snippets from the movie ...
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THE CITY

Ongoing video project, variable in installation size, 2007 Synopsis: In "The City" night time views of major cities around the ...
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THE MEADOW

Video (DV),  28:38 min (loop), 2007 Screening Version: 29:40 min, 2007 Synopsis: In order to engage an increasingly commercialized society video artist ...
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99 FLOORS

Single Channel Video for Flat Screen, 11:35 min, loop, 2007 Summary: Elevators form the essential travelling experiences of vertical urban ...
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THE CASTLE

Video, 2:30 min, 2007 Synopsis: By considering the cinematic conventions and stylizations of movie trailers, THE CASTLE manipulates visual content and ...
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POLICIA

Video, 2 frames, loop, 2007 Synopsis: Exhibiting a paradoxically static yet active Mexican police helicopter, appearing to be simultaneously vigilant and ...
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EMOTION FIELD #1

EMOTION FIELD #1 - The Odd Couple (German) 3 channel installation (synchronized) for 16 TVs, 2007, 7'15" (loop) Synopsis: Such is ...
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EASTERN WESTERN PARK

6 channel installation for 3 projections, monitors and tent, 2005, 11:15 min, loop Demo: Documentation: Synopsis: Eastern Western Park is ...
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BEHIND THE MOON, BEYOND THE RAIN

Video, 2 channel installation, 7:50 min, loop, 2005 Screening Version (single channel), 7:50 min, 2005 Synopsis: "Behind the Moon, Beyond ...
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CAPTAIN

Video, 2 channel installation, 14 min., loop, 2005 Screening Version: HD Video, 14:20 min, 2005 Synopsis: As a child, Bjørn Melhus ...
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HAPPY REBIRTH

Video, 1:30 min, 2004 Synopsis: Marilyn Monroe is a cultural sex icon, and her singing happy birthday in a sultry ...
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FIGHTING THE FORCES OF EVIL

2 channel installation for 6 TV screens, 2003, 7'30 min Synopsis: Bjørn Melhus´ video installation "FIGHTING THE FORCES OF EVIL" ...
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STILL MEN OUT THERE

6 channel (synchronized) installation for 18 TVs, 10min, loop, 2003 Synopsis: Composed of eighteen television monitors, installed on the floor in ...
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I’M YOUR TV

Video, 0:28 min, 2003 Synopsis & Background: In spring 2003 the US American art collector Cliff Diver, (owner of C.P. Diver ...
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AUTO CENTER DRIVE

16 mm film transferred to video, 28:00 min, 2003 Synopsis: By quoting the most diverse identification models from the memory ...
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DIE UMGEKEHRTE RÜSTUNG

(THE INVERSED ARMORY) Video, 2002, 23:42 min, loop In collaboration with Yves Netzhammer Synopsis: Die umgekehrte Rüstung (The Reversed Armory) ...
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SOMETIMES (Fire in Zero Gravity)

Video Installation, 2002, 5 channel installation on 10 TVs and 4 projections, 8 min. loop Description: Ten television monitors evoke the ...
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THE ORAL THING

Single Channel Video, 2001, 8 min., loop (for screening or installation) Synopsis: The Oral Thing casts the TV host as evangelist ...
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PRIMETIME

3 channel installation for 29 consumer TVs, 1 projection, 5 video cubes and stage, 1o min., loop, 2001 Synopsis: Primetime is ...
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WEEPING

Video projection, 7 min. loop, 2001 Synopsis: In Weeping (2001) Melhus assumes the role of a televangelist preaching the way to ...
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GOOD MORNING NEW WORLD

Video, 58 min., 2000 Compilation of 75 TV excerpts from year 2000 New Year's broadcasts from all over the world Synopsis: ...
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SILVERCITY 1+2

Video Installation, 2 channels, 7 min., 1999, Silver City 1 (Silver City ist weit weg/ Silver City is far away) ...
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AGAIN AND AGAIN

Installation for 8 Monitors, Video, 8 min loop, 1998 Synopsis: In the video installation "Again & Again" Melhus tells—not without ...
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ARRIVAL DEPARTURE – DEPARTURE ARRIVAL

Video Projection on 2 screens / 2 LED cubes, 6:05 min, loop, 1998 ...
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OUT OF THE BLUE

Video, 6:27  min., 1997 OUT OF THE BLUE presents a subjective and informative response to being part of the first European ...
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NO SUNSHINE

Video, 1997, 6 min., loop (for installation) 6'15 min. with titles for screening Synopsis: Depicting pairs of infantile doppelgängers floating ...
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BLUE MOON

Single Channel Video, 4 min., 1997 Double channel video/ installation, 4 min., 1997 Synopsis: “Mickey went to Europe, the Smurf ...
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WEIT WEIT WEG

(FAR FAR AWAY) Film, 16 mm transferred to Video, 39 min., 1995 Story: With her green bow in her hair, ...
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REINIGUNGSKASSETTE

(CLEANING TAPE) Video, VHS, 60 min., 1993 Synopsis: Inside the TV lives someone ... occasionally they clean their window and you ...
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JETZT (NOW)

Video, 5 min., 1993 Description: White forms and shapes emerge and vanish against a black flickering screen. An anthem and explosions ...
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DAS ZAUBERGLAS (THE MAGIC GLASS)

Video, 6'00, 1991 DAS ZAUBERGLAS considers subjectivity in regards to media culture, viewing and being viewed, and the positions of ...
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ICH WEISS NICHT, WER DAS IST

(I DON'T KNOW WHO THAT IS) Video, 3 min, 1991 Film Synopsis: An abstract collage from segmented videos, produced and ...
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AMERICA SELLS

Video, 7 min., 1990 Synopsis: July 1st 1990 marked the day of monetary reunification between East and West Germany. The West ...
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TOAST/ CORNFLAKES

TOAST, film, 16mm, 1986, 1 min. in collaboration with Anne Maar (Super 8 version, 1:30 min) Toast, buttered or not, ...
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