Brynhild Bye-Tiller
Artistic practice

Participatory work

  Keep on writing
  100 meters
  Ramallah Trondheim Series
  Apertura Namdalseid
  Bridging Zip-Code 65
  Three Ways of Framing
  My home
  These were not chosen
  Things tend to be different than you think
  Invisible Visible
  Women in Health- and Care Work
Documentary photography
  Seven Cleaning Workers
  East Jerusalem, Palestine
  Palestinian gestures
  Away game
  Truth on the ground
  On/Off stage
  Documenting while caring
  Easter parade behind the wall
  Occupied West Bank Scouts
  Immigrants and refugees to the Nordic countries
  Icelandic Encounters
  Labor Day
  Reykjavik riots
Early work
Portfolio photo (Opens in New Window)
Seven Cleaning Workers (2020)
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Photographic series: "Seven cleaning workers". Photography & Book



At the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic

Seven Norwegian professional artists started to develop a project during the corona pandemic 2020. In weekly video conferences and messenger conversations, the artists explored new ways of working together and producing art. They discussed different topics such as color. After five months they launched a book about color. About their professional use of and awareness of color, as well as using text as a material. They explored their own relationship to, or lack of relationship to seven colors. Personal stories and nature motifs are throughout the book, but also a series of photographs of cleaning workers, who were on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic. The series was my contribution in the book. The cleaning workers received well-deserved attention because of their socially critical tasks, and suddenly became everyday heroes. I met them. I spoke with them and followed them in their work.


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