BRYNHILD BYE-TILLER (born in Levanger, Norway 1968) is a visual artist and a photographer based in Trondheim, Norway. She works with camera-based art, participatory art, public art, activism, site specific interventions and ephemeral art. Her photographic work is dedicated to documenting issues like gender, social justice, migration, racism and humanitarian affairs. She has a collaborative approach to her art projects and she collaborates with public institutions, organizations, associations, volunteers, individuals, groups, artists and other professionals.
Developing methods of participation and knowledge production is an important part of the work.
She is a producer, a curator, a coordinator, a workshop leader, an activist and a speaker. She studied at the Trondheim Academy of Fine Art (1990-1995) and the Iceland Academy of the Arts (1992) where she mainly worked with painting and photography. She started with participatory art after a period as producer for Art in Nordland - Artistic Interruptions in Nordland county and Artscape Nordland. Since then her artistic practice has alternated between photography and participatory activities.
She started as a professional artist in the 90's. She has completed several projects and exhibitions. Both in Norway, Europe & Middle East. She has received numerous grants and scholarships. She was the Chairman of the Artist Union in Trøndelag (NO) and she has a political involvement on behalf of Art and Artists in today’s society. She worked extensively with development of the artist-run institution "Trøndelag Senter for Samtidskunst" in Trondheim and the Norwegian regional exhibition "Trøndelagsutstillingen". She participated in developing and implementing of the art project "LevArt" in Levanger municipality (NO) and the art festival "Trondheim Open" in the city of Trondheim (NO). Today she is the founder and Chairman of the Non-Profit Organization "BEAT FFKK" which support's living female artists and deceased artist Eli Anne Tiller. Besides beeing a professional in the art field she has a background from teaching, information and communication work, media production and web development.
Selection of resent artistic work:
1. "100 metres" (2017-2018)
2. "Truth On The Ground" (2017)
3. "Away Game" (2017)
4. "Lecture about documentary photography and participation" (2017)
5. "Apertura Namdalseid" (2016-2017)
6. "Bridging Zip-Code 65" (2016)
7. "Photo workshops as a method of participation" (2017)
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