Studio Visits: Nina Malterud

A visit to ceramic artist Nina Malterud's studio in Bergen, where she talks about her making practice and upcoming solo exhibition at KODE Art Museums and Composer Homes

This film features ceramic artist Nina Malterud. In this studio visit, she talks about her making practice, including how she has moved from an emphasis on making patterns, to giving the glazes the opportunity to form patterns themselves through the process. She also talks about her upcoming solo exhibition, opening at KODE Art Museums and Composer Homes in Bergen 2022. The exhibition will be partly retrospective but mainly show works from recent years, and cover 750 m2.

Nina Malterud (b. 1951) has been working as a ceramic artist since 1975, in Oslo and later in Bergen. From 2002 to 2010 she was rector at Bergen National Academy of the Arts (KHiB), and a professor of ceramics 1994 to 2002. In later years, she has been working as a senior advisor at the Faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design, University of Bergen. Through her academic career, Nina has contributed extensively to the development and accreditation of artistic research. She has especially been involved in the national development of a framework for artistic research and the new artistic PhD in the art education.


Direction, videography and editing: Smau media
Graphic design: Parabol Studio

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About the Studio Visits film series

Norwegian Crafts is looking at alternative ways to connect artists, duojárat and makers with curators and institutions both in Norway and beyond. Through this film series we invite you into the studios of Norwegian and Norway-based artists, where they generously share from their practice and talk about current and upcoming projects. The films are available to watch on Vimeo, YouTube and Instagram/IGTV.

Supported by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.