Pia MYrvoLD is a Norwegian artist based in France with an international career starting in Paris with a large scale ‘textile in architecture’ project in the futuristic Parc de la Villette, invited by the architect Bernard Tschumi.
MYrvoLD, who is multitalented and work in mediums, from painting, sculpture, design, fashion, music, technology and interactive art, was invited by the French Federation for leading fashion designers to show her own line of design creations in the years between 1994 – 2002 with listing on their Official Fashion Week Calendar.
MYrvoLD was invited to show her interactive smart design Female Interfaces in a performance and installation in exhibition Ecouté in Centre Pompidou in 2004.
in 2011 and 2013 MYrvoLD produced and curated the independent pavilion, FLOW – a work in motion and The Metamorphoses of the Virtual in Venice Biennale, the last nominated as best parallell by the Italian art press.
Created to emphasise the importance of new media art, these exhibitions travelled to Los Angeles LACDA, Toronto OCAD, the K11 Art Foundation Shanghai and PACE Beijing.
New York Times, invited her as a key speaker for their conference Art for Tomorrow 2016, in Doha, Qatar. MYrvoLD’s entry in the first day program, was followed by Jeffrey Deitch, the famous New York Gallerist and recently director of the LACMA museum in Los Angeles. Among the star packed program we find Jeff Koons, Marina Ambramovic and the curator for the London Serpentine Gallery, Hans Ulrich Obrist.
Consequently Sheika Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani of Doha and Qatar Art Museums, invited her to develop the project SUN TRUMPETS, sculpture installations with sun panels that follow the sun and announce the fist and last light of the day with sounds.
Pia MYrvoLD- CV Solo Shows ( Selection)
Pia MYrvoLD TIME MACHINE, off/Venice Biennale, part of Take Care of Your Garden and GAD Giudecca Art District, Venice 7-3- May.
#LightHackSculpture – Lelia Mordoch Gallery, Second Space, Miami #LightHackSculpture – Piksel Studio- Festspillene, Bergen M City of Lights, digital video facade, EP7, Paris
ART AVATAR, Vitenfabrikken, Sandnes Norway Transforming Venus, Galerié Lelia Mordoch, October 2017, Paris
#LightHackSculpture with drum set, Lelia Mordoch Gallery, Miami 2016 Hybrid Love, B.A.D. Space Gallery, San Francisco
2015 WANDS first generation smart sculptures, ANX Oslo
2014 Pia MYrvoLD-Art Avatar, Centre Pompidou, Paris Curator Boris Tissot
2013 Movements — Now and Then, Galleri S.E, Bergen, Norway
2012 WORKS IN MOTION, The Stenersen Museum- Oslo, Norway Curated by Selene Wendt
WORKS IN MOTION, LACDA, Los Angeles, USA Curated by Rex Bruce
Venice Biennale Independent Pavillion FLOW — a work in Motion, Zattere 417, Venice, Italy
FLOW — a work in Motion, The Stenersen Museum, Oslo, Norway
In-formation, Stavanger Kunst Museum, Norway Curated by Inger Renberg
Interfaces, Norsk Form, Oslo, Norway
ONS-artist, Galleri Sult, Stavanger Norway
2002 The Bridge, Fellisimo Design House, New York, USA
2000 Bergen Identity, Bergen Art Museum; European Capital of Culture, 2000
Curated by Jorunn Haakestad, Norway
1992 Urban Upwind, ephemeral architecture”, Parc de la Villette, Paris, France.
Curated by architect Bernard Tschumi
1990 Slow Emotion, Oslo Kunstforening, Norway 1988 Stavanger Kunsthall, Norway
1986 Art Transplant, Bergen Kunsthall
1983 Perceptions, Haugesund Billedgalleri, Norway
Group Shows ( Selection)
2018 Cornell Art Museum, The Tech Effect, Delay Beach, Florida.
Scandinavian Contemporary, The Nordic Museum, Seattle
RECTO VRSO – ART & VR, Art&VR Factory, Laval Virtual
Acute Art, curate content with Transforming Venus VR, 2018
2017 Kinetic Fields, Opera Gallery, New York, curated by David Rosenberg
Lines of light, Lelia Mordoch Gallery, Winwood Miami
2016 Art for Tomorrow, New York Times Conference, Doha Qatar Museums Icono TV,
#LightHackSculpture, DAM Art Fair, Miami Art Basel, Savoy Hotel
2015 Hybrid Love Robot,Variations Media Art Fair, curated by Dominique Moulon 2014 PACE Beijing, China – In the Summer we love Video, curated by Leng Lin,
2014 The Metamorphoses of the Virtual, curated by David Rosenberg,
K11 Art Foundation, Shanghai, China
Unpainted.net, New Media Art fair, Munich January Curated by Li Zhenhua
2013 The Metamorphoses of the Virtual — Offecina Della Z,attere,Venice
Google Culture Institute, Opening Media Lab, Paris, France
SHOW OFF, curated by Dominique Moulon, Espace Pierre Cardin, Paris, France
2011 FLOW-Video Painting, Fasade project Manor, Basel, Switzerland
2008 Spring Exhibition, Charlottenborg Art Museum, Copenhagen Curated by Karim Rashid, Denmark
2006 The Fashion of Architecture, The Center of Architecture, New York, USA
2005 Écoute, Female Interfaces, Centre Pompidou, Paris Curated by Boris Tissot, France
2004 The Fashion of Architecture, Deluxe Gallery, London Curated by Bradley Quinn, UK
2003 Scandinavia Beyond The Myth, The National Museum, Oslo, Norway Scandinavia Beyond The Myth, Berlin, Milano, Praha, Glascow, Curated by Widar Halen, Germany, Italy, Czech Republic, UK
2002 100% Norway, Deluxe Gallery, London, UK
2001 Through the Eye of the Needle, Henie Onstad Contemporary Art Center, Oslo,Norway
2000 Contemporary Design, Sotheby, London, UK
1989 Enter This Way, Sala 1, Rome, Italy
1987 Official Norwegian State exhibition,Oslo, Norway 1986 Multiple Reality, Sola International Art Festival, Norway 1985 Nordic Textile Triennale, Gallery F15, Moss, Norway 1982 Official Norwegian state exhibitions, Oslo, Norway 1980-1985 Official exhibition of Westcoast Norway
PIA MYRVOLD – Interfaces
Essayes by Pia MYrvoLD, Bradley Quinn, Lars Elton and Gael Charbau. Innoventi Publishing, Norway 2007
Pia Myrvold – art works
Curated by Bradley Quinn,
Editions and originals
Essayes by Kenneth G. Hay, Saverio Simi de Burgis, Peter Frank, Natalie Marcoux, Craig Stephens, Shana Nys Dambrot, Caroline Langlill, Geoff Ainsworth and Rex Bruce.
Published by MYworLD Studios, Paris 2011
FLOW – a work in motion
Essayes by Anne Aasheim, Rex Bruce, Paco Barragán, Boris Tissot Published by Marsilio Editori, Venice- Italy, 2011
Pia MYrvoLD – WORKS IN MOTION -New Parameters in Painting and Sculpture.
Essayes by Christine Buci-Glucksman, Peter Frank Published by MYworLD Studios, Paris 2012
The Metamorphoses of the Virtual – 100 Years of Art and Freedom
Pia MYrvoLD, Miguel Chevalier, ORLAN, Piksel Remote HackLab Essayes by David Rosenberg, Christine Buci-Glucksman and Roberta Semeraro. Published by MYworLD Studios, Paris 2013 with the support of Fritt Ord.
Pia MYrvoLD – Immersion
Essayes by Rex Bruce, Christine Buci-Glucksman and Peter Frank.
English with chinese translations. Published by MYworLD Studios, Paris 2014.
Pia MYrvoLD – ART AVATAR – Centre Pompidou November 2014 January 2015
Essayes by Christine Buci-Glucksman and Boris Tissot. English with french translations.
Published by MYworLD Studios, Paris 2014
Pia MYrvoLD – HYBRID LOVE
Essaye paper by Pia MYrvoLD for The New York Times Art for Tomorrow Conference, Doha, Qatar Museums, 2016
Pia MYrvoLD – ART AVATAR version 2.0
Essayes by Christine Buci-Glucksman, Yann Minh and Bradely Quinn.
Forword by Pia MYrvoLD
English with french translations.
Published in collaboration with Vitenfabrikken, by MYworLD Studios, Paris 2017
Pia MYrvoLD Transforming Venus, 2017
Essayes by Christine Buci-Glucksman, Published by Galerié Lelia Mordoch, Paris
Art, design, sound, performance commissions and collaborations:
Architect Bernard Tschumi – Parc de la Villette 1992 Architect Jean Nouvel- Paris 1995
Industrial designer Karim Rashid – New York 2005 Infill Urban Architects – Oslo 2008
Architect Winka Dubbeldam – New York 2005 Architects – Snøhetta – Norway 2014
References sound collaborations:
Composer Rolf Wallin – 1995
Composer and musician Bugge Wesseltoft – 1999
Composer and musician Lasse Myrvold – 2000 Composer Rolf Wallin – 2004
Composer and producer Nile Rodgers – 2002 Composer and musician Bugge Wesseltoft – 2012
References theatre and performance collaborations:
Carte Blanche Dance Theater – Bergen 2000
Blackbox Theater – Oslo 2001- Paintbox (an immersive and interactive performance for children) The National Ballet – Choreographer Teet Kask – Estonia 2001
The Norwegian Opera House- Oslo 2002. Female Interfaces
Centre Pompidou 2004, performance series Female Interfaces
The Norwegian Film Fesival – 2012. Electronic Curtain
off/dOCUMENTA Kassel 2012, Paper Splash performance series. Extended Reality, performance series 2017 -2020 The Sumerians of Holday, 2019 -2020