Ananda Serné (NL) is a writer and visual artist based in Norway. She holds an MA in Fine Arts from the Iceland University of the Arts. Light, sound, rhythm and language are elements that recur in her visual work, as well as topics that exist at the intersection of the biological and the cultural.

Recent projects took place at the Museum of Contemporary Art Skopje; De Vishal, Haarlem; The Norwegian Sculpture Society, Oslo; puntWG, Amsterdam; Fotogalleriet, Oslo; Galleri CC, Malmö; Stavanger Art Museum; Galleri 54, Göteborg; Bamboo Curtain Studio, Taipei; Art Rotterdam; Studio17, Stavanger and Tenderflix Film and Video Prize, Tenderpixel, London.

Her debut novel Nachtbloeiers is situated in a society that struggles with sleeplessness, it was published by Cossee Publishers in the Netherlands and has been nominated for the Libris Literature Prize 2023.



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2024  (upcoming)  with Liv Runesdatter, Fossekleiva Kultursenter, NO 
2023  (upcoming)  with Matt Bryans, Rogaland Kunstsenter, NO
2022  Liquid Whistle, Norwegian Sculptors Society, Oslo, NO
2022  Insect sing-along, puntWG, Amsterdam, NL
2021  slow-wave, Bryne Kunstforening, NO
2020  Duet/Songs (performance), Titanik Gallery, Turku, FI
2020  Duet/Songs (performance), Studio17, Stavanger, NO
2019  A caterpillar is curled in a green ring, Galleri 54, Göteborg, SE
2017  I smell flowers all around us, I smell only soil, Studio17, Stavanger, NO
2016  Echoists of the Takase River, Asahi AiR, Nagano, JP
2015  The Inhabitants, Iceland Academy of the Arts Gallery, Reykjavík, IS



2023  (upcoming)  with Helene Espedal-Selvåg and Marie Ronold Mathisen, Tou Scene, Stavanger, NO
2023  (upcoming)  Microcosmos, curated by Àngels Miralda, Amersfoort, NL
2023  (upcoming)  14th Biennial of Young Artists, Museum of Contemporary Art Skopje, MK 
2023  Dancing through (un)common worlds, De Vishal, Haarlem, NL
2023  De natuur als spiegel, met Nikki Dekker, Kunstencentrum KAAP, Oostende, BE
2022  Orgelnatt: økologi, maskinmusikk og vokalkunst, Stavanger Concert Hall, NO 
2022  Altered Breath, Plaatsmaken, Arnhem, NL 
2021  Time and Presence, Vinyl on Vinyl Gallery, Makati, PH
2021  Theatre Gallery, Rogaland Theatre, Stavanger, NO
2021  Video Art and Experimental Film, SEA Foundation, Tilburg, NL
2021  Ut av venterommet, Tou Scene, Stavanger, NO
2021  Book of Sand/Singular Hands II, Studio17, Stavanger, NO
2021  Book of Sand/Singular Hands I, Velferden Centre for Contemporary Art, Sokndal, NO
2021  Vårutstillingen, Fotogalleriet, Oslo, NO
2021  Parabol, Lydgalleriet with Kunsthall 3.14, Bergen, NO
2021  Kortfilmsdagen, Galleri CC, Malmö, SE
2020  From the Balcony, Stavanger Art Museum, NO
2020  Vestlandsutstillingen, Kunstmuseet KUBE, Sogn og Fjordane Art Museum, Kunsthall Stavanger, NO
2019  Open Studios, Bamboo Curtain Studio, Taipei, TW
2019  CC01, Tique Art Space, Antwerpen, BE
2019  Framferd, Velferden Centre for Contemporary Art, Sokndal, NO
2019  Alternating Narratives, St. Lucas School of Arts Gallery, Antwerpen, BE
2019  Prospects & Concepts, Art Rotterdam, NL
2018  Mesh, Galleri CC, Malmö, SE
2018  State of the Art Network, The Independent AiR, Silkeborg, DK
2017  Tenderflix Film and Video Prize, Tenderpixel, London, UK
2017  Performance Art Oslo, ROM for kunst og arkitektur, Oslo, NO
2017  Høstutstillingen, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, NO
2017  Bangkok Underground Film Festival, Bangkok, TH
2017  Stuttgarter Filmwinter, Festival for Expanded Media, Stuttgart, DE
2017  Minimalen Kortfilmfestival, Trondheim, NO
2016  Antimatter Media Art, Victoria, BC, CA
2016  Communication with the Non-Human, Kunsthuis SYB and EYE Film Museum, Amsterdam, NL
2016  MA Graduation show, Gerðarsafn Kópavogur Art Museum, IS
2015  Platform Nord, Festival for ung nordisk samtidskunst, Kristiansand, NO



2014/16   MA in Fine Arts, Iceland University of the Arts, Reykjavík, IS
2011/14   BA in Fine Arts, St. Lucas School of Arts, Antwerpen, BE
2008/09   Theatre Studies, University of Amsterdam, NL
2007/08   Linguistics and Literature, University of Antwerpen, BE



2023  (upcoming)  Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, NL
2023  (upcoming)  Ny-Ålesund Centre for Arctic Scientific Research, Svalbard, NO
2022  Ny-Ålesund Centre for Arctic Scientific Research, Svalbard, NO 
2022  puntWG/airWG, Amsterdam, NL 
2021  Velferden Centre for Contemporary Art, Sokndal, NO
2020  Titanik Gallery, Turku, FI
2020  Nordic Artists’ Centre Dale, Dale i Sunnfjord, NO
2019  Hordaland Kunstsenter’s Summer Academy, Bergen, NO
2019  Bamboo Curtain Studio / Mondriaan Fonds, Taipei, TW
2018  Skaftfell Centre for Visual Art, Seyðisfjörður, IS
2017  Artistes en résidence, Clermont-Ferrand, FR
2016  Asahi AiR, Nagano, JP



2020/22  Board member (deputy chair), BKFR Visual Artists Union in Rogaland, NO
2018/21  Board member, exhibition space Studio17, Stavanger, NO
2017  Participant in art writing program, Kunsthuis SYB, Beetsterzwaag, NL
2016/17  Traineeship and library employee, Rogaland Kunstsenter, Stavanger, NO
2016/..  Short stories in several literary magazines (De Internet Gids, De Fusie, etc.), NL 



Art Collection City of Göteborg, SE
Centre Pompidou Library, FR