Marit Paasche is an art historian and former head of research at the Norwegian Video Art Archive. She now works as an art critic, curator and writer. Her field of specialty is American and European contemporary art, with a particular focus on video art and experimental film.
Paasche was curator for the major exhibition at Henie Onstad Art Center called We Are Living On a Star (2014) together with Tone Hansen. She has also curated exhibitions like The Human Pattern at Kunsthall Oslo (with Will Bradley in 2011), Deadlock Exhibited with Tone Hansen and Anna S. Gudmundsdottir at Kunsthall Exnergasse, Vienna (2008), andThe Society of Mind, National Museum of Art, Oslo (2005).
Paasche has recently published Hannah Ryggen: En fri / Hannah Ryggen: A Free One, Pax, 2016), Lives and Videotapes: The Inconsistent History of Norwegian Video Art (Feil forlag, 2015) Et annet lerret. Fire historier om film og billedkunst /Another Canvas. Four stories about art and film (Feil forlag, 2013). She has also been an editor of several books, including We Are Living on Star (Sternberg Press, 2014), A Thousand Eyes: Media Technology, Law, and Aesthetics (Sternberg Press, 2011), and Urban Images: Unruly Desires in Film and Architecture (Sternberg Press 2011).