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On a wall in the backyard of Sofie Lindstrøm's building in Rosenberggaten, street artist ARGUS has represented the financial elite.
He calls himself Argus and is one of our finest street artists. Now he has let Death onto the university campus.
The Aesthetic Committee has commissioned Marit Victoria Wulff Andreassen (1971) to embellish the cafeteria at the Faculty of Psychology.
Four artists have been involved in creating the new Odontology Building: Anna S. Gudmundsdottir, Hanne Heuch, Marte Johnslien and Ida Falck Øien. They have painted pictures on concrete walls, and adorned glass walls in the waiting areas. Sculptures in the entrance area bid visitors welcome. The staff has even been given new work attire.
Det nyttige Selskab (lit. "The Serviceable Society") was founded in 1774. Over the years, the Society has given a number of gifts to the University of Bergen. In March 2012, six new benches were unveiled in the square outside the HF building.
On January 12th a new art project was unveiled in the lobby of the HF building. The key word is "fragmented." Humanities researchers work with fragments of various kinds: texts, artifacts and linguistic phenomena. These fragments get new life and a new history through scientific concepts and methods. They become a part of life in our own time.
The HF building has a new artwork, created by Toril Johannessen. The work addresses the concept of time and its cultural history through an element that differs from conventional time measurement: a metric clock. The clock is installed in the outdoor atrium, and nine graphic prints that in various ways discuss matters of time and history are located in the vestibule. We ask the artist about the... Read more
The new artwork in the HF building consists of a ten-hour clock and nine graphic prints, which in different ways address the phenomenon of "time".
The owl sitting on the seven mountains is the emblem of the UoB, and an important part of the university's identity. Traditionally, the owl is a sign of wisdom, often associated with the Greek goddess Athena. In Rachel E. Huglen’s new frieze at the Sydneshaugen School, the noble bird has been given a fresher, more childlike design.