Bendik Kaltenborn

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Bendik Kaltenborn (NO, b.1980) was raised in the gardens of Oslo, Norway. His grandparents taught him how to swim and the importance of eating fruits.

His comics have been published in many anthologies including Glömp, Kuti Kuti, Swindle Magazine, The Drama, Stripburger and Strapazin. A selection of these and other comics has been released by No Comprendo Press. His prize winning animated short film has a theme of death.

Education and background

MA in Graphic Design and Illustration at Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, Stockholm
BA in Visual Communication at The National Academy of the Arts, Oslo
Einar Granum Kunstfagskole, 1st year.
Co-founder and part of the Norwegian comic collective and publishing house Dongery
Jury member in the Visuelt competition 2009, in the category of illustration.

Exhibitions

2009 Future Ink at Eyelevel gallery, Brooklyn/New York
2008 Through a Panel Darkly, with Galago at the Swedish embassy in Tokyo, Japan
2008 Helsinki Biennale, Finland
2008 Designhuis Talent 2008, during Dutch Design Week, Eindhoven
2008 VASTERAS at Västerås kulturhus (gallerist Magnus Karlsson), Sweden
2008 Åland Art Museum (with Nordens Institut), Finland
2008 Konstfacks Vårutställning, Stockholm
2008 Candyland gallery, Stockholm
2006 David Lynch’s interactive 3D web gallery
2006 100 Norwegian posters at Galleri Grafill, Oslo
2006 Mbar*, Helsinki
2006 20th International Poster Biennale, Warszawa
2003 Kunstnernes hus*, Oslo
2003 Oslo central station*

* Exhibition with the Dongery crew.

Magazines and anthologies

Swindle Magazine (US)
The Drama (US)
Glömp # 9 (FIN)
Strapazin (SWISS)
Stripburger (SLO)
Hjälp! (SWE)
Snitt (NO)
Dongery Magazine (NO)
SPX Anthology (US)
Kuti Kuti (FIN)

Bendik Kaltenborn participated in Nordicomics Helsinki 2009 Exhibition and Nordicomics tour 2010 exhibition.

www.benkalt.no

 

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