Stine Gonsholt (b.1973 in Skien (NO)), is a Norwegian artist based in Skien and Berlin. Gonsholt is working within a variety of lens-based media, in parallel with collaborative projects including experimental video, mixed media installations and artist books. She has also produced a series of public commissions.
Gonsholt's projects examines topics related to development processes within an interdisciplinary, global context.; Changes within local communities as a consequence of global transformation, is a main point of interest. In her current project, "The Landscape as and idea and Reference Point" (-The Valley), a collaboration with artist Åse Løvgren, a rural setting on the west coast of Norway is used as a prism to look at global transitions related to production and economy, and how this alters our understanding of a place.
Stine Gonsholt work is shown internationally and acquired by amongst other: The Arts Council Norway, The Norwegian Journalists Association, University of Stavanger and DKS Vestfold and Telemark County. The film "The Valley" was shown at 36.KASSEL DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL 2019. 2020: The film "Brutal Simplifiers" was awarded The Relief Fund for Visual Artists (BKH) Award. 2014: The project "Corridors" (Spriten Publishing) was awarded The Telemark County Footprint Award. In this project, Gonsholt documented the impact of newly developed infrastructure, along the "Trans West-African Transport Corridor", a transport network which crosses and connects West-Africa with the rest of the world. 2003: Gonsholt's first documentary film "Mission Mongolia" received The BKH Award and was shown on the public broadcaster in Norway (NRK), 2004 and 05. Gonsholt has held residencies at Zentrum für Kunst und Urbanistik i Berlin, Citè International des Arts, Paris, Bergen Centre for Electronic Arts and SIM - The Association of Icelandic Visual Artists, Reykjavik.
Selected exhibitions 2021; Jeg kaller det kunst, The national Museum in Oslo, Entangled Landscape at Spriten Kunsthall in Skien (In collaboration with Åse Løvgren, Neal Cahoon and Skift. Land), 2020; The Valley, Kunsthall 3,14 in Bergen (Solo with Åse Løvgren), Statens Høstutstillingen (133.) Kunstnernes hus, Oslo, The second Chapter, Kunsthall 3,14 in Bergen, Østlandsutstillingen, Kunstbanken Hedemark kunstsenter and 2019: 36.KASSEL DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL, KulturBahnhof Kassel (DE) with Åse Løvgren.