STIAN KORNTVED RUUD

MATERIAL REFLECTIONS

14 March - 5 May 2019

The exhibition consists of selected objects from some of Stian Korntved Ruud's ongoing projects. Material Acoustics can be mentioned as one of them, where Korntved Ruud explores the sound-producing properties of materials. Korntved Ruud's work is often based on everyday objects that we consciously or unconsciously interact with daily. Through material-based exploration and storytelling he manifests and illustrates reflections on the world we live in. Korntved Ruud´s works mainly consists of metal and wood (interspersed with some electronics) with a wide range of production techniques.

Stian Korntved Ruud (1989) is an designer and artist. He has a formal education in product design from Akershus University College and the Oslo School of Architecture and Design, and interned by Tom Dixon in London. He is co-founder of the Norwegian craft, design and art studio Kneip. Korntved Ruuds work has been exhibited internationally, among recent exhibition are the Homo Faber, Best of Europe in Venice (IT), Steinbeisser in Bern (CH) and Museum de Domijnen in Sittard Netherlands. His works are represented in the museum collections of KODE art museum in Bergen and Nordenfjeldske Kunstindustrimuseum in Trondheim. In 2015 he was awarded the BKH Kunsthåndverkprisen for his project The Daily Spoon.