Bjørn Melhus

Bjørn Melhus


Born in Kirchheim in 1966 Bjørn Melhus studied Film and Video at the Braunschweig School of Arts. Currently living and working in Berlin, his film "Murphy" has just been recently been awarded with the 55. Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen Prize (2009). Recent shows have included a solo presentation at the Amerikan Hastanesi in Istanbul (2009) and at the Denver Art Museum in the USA (2008) among others. He has also been recently featured in the group exhibition "Rules of the Game", Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Barcelona (2009) and "DREI. Das Triptychon in der Moderne" in the Kunstmuseum Stuttgart (2009) just to name a few. Bjoern Melhus works as a video artist for more than 15 years and is represented in some of the major private and public collections in the world, from Germany, the USA, Italy, Spain, etc.


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