Gerd Elise Mørland

Gerd Elise Mørland is an art writer and curator currently employed as assistant professor at Oslo and Akershus University College, and as editor for She recently co-published the antology Curating and Politics Beyond the Curator: Initial Reflections with Heidi Bale Amundsen (Hatje Cantz, 2015). Previously, she has worked as a senior curator at the Kistefos-Museum in Jevnaker and as a curator at Henie Onstad Kunstsenter (HOK). Gerd Elise earned her MA in Art History on the changing role of the curator at the University of Oslo and Goldsmiths University of London (MFA Curating). Her independent projects include Curating and Politics: In Theory (seminar, HOK, 2014), Knowledge production – Counter-practice or Commodity? (seminar, Kunsthall Oslo, 2012), History Forms My Revolution (exhibition, University of Oslo, 2011) and On-Curating.orgThe Political Potential of Curatorial Practice (magazine, ZHDK, 2010). As a writer she has published in various publications including Kaleidoscope Magazine and the Nordic Art journalKunstkritikk. She has also worked as a consultant for Public Art Norway in various projects (KORO).

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