Ananda Serné (NL/NO) is a writer and visual artist. She holds an MA in Fine Arts from the Iceland University of the Arts, and has been awarded several research and studio residencies, such as the Jan van Eyck Post-academic Institute in Maastricht supported by the Dutch Foundation for Literature, Bamboo Curtain Studio in Taipei supported by the Mondriaan Fund, and a long-term recurring residency at Ny-Ålesund Centre for Arctic Scientific Research in Svalbard through the Association of Norwegian Visual Artists.


Recent projects took place at the Museum of Contemporary Art Skopje; De Vishal, Haarlem; The Norwegian Sculptors Society, Oslo; puntWG, Amsterdam; The University Museum of Bergen; Fotogalleriet, Oslo; Galleri CC, Malmö; Stavanger Art Museum; Galleri 54, Göteborg; Bamboo Curtain Studio, Taipei; Art Rotterdam; Rogaland Kunstsenter, Stavanger and Tenderflix Film and Video Prize, Tenderpixel, London.


Set in a society struggling with sleeplessness, her debut novel Nachtbloeiers was published by Cossee Publishers and nominated for the Libris Literature Prize and the Hebban Debut Prize. The German translation Nachtblüher is published by Weissbooks.


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