Category: installation

THE THEORY OF FREEDOM

3 channel high definition video installation, 13 min, 2015

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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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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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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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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 

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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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

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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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POLICIA

Video, 2 frames, loop, 2007

Synopsis:

Exhibiting a paradoxically static yet active Mexican police helicopter, appearing to be simultaneously vigilant

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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

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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

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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

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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

Bjørn Melhus, Sometimes, 2002, Video

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PRIMETIME

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

Bjørn Melhus,

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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

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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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