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Aeron Bergman

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Senior Artist in Residence

M.A. Art, New York University
M.A. Art History, University of Toronto

Office: HH-1318
Phone: (425) 352-3357
Email: aeronb@uw.edu
Mailing: Box 358530, 18115 Campus Way NE, Bothell, WA 98011

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I have extensive teaching experience: I was a professor at the Oslo National Academy of the Arts for six years and I have taught at art schools including Umeå Art Academy, Malmö Academy of Art, Trondheim Art Academy, Skive Art College in Denmark and the International Academy of Art, Palestine in Ramallah.

Recent Courses Taught

BIS 490 Senior Seminar
BISCLA 380 Arts in Context: Contemporary Art Theory
BISIA 374 Arts Workshop: WORD-Art Writing
BISIA 483 Advanced Arts Workshop: Print to Pixel


Aeron Bergman (Detroit, USA) is part of an artist duo with Alejandra Salinas (La Rioja, Spain).

Bergman and Salinas have shown work internationally at art institutions such as the 4th Athens Biennale; 1st Bergen Assembly Triennial; Turku Biennial in Finland; Fundação de Serralves in Porto; the Luminary in St. Louis; Steirischer Herbst in Graz; Eastside Projects in Birmingham, UK; Kunsthalle Exnergasse in Vienna; ICC Tokyo; IASPIS, Stockholm; Lincoln Center and DAC in New York City; e-flux and Berlin Film Festival in Berlin, Center for Contemporary Art Glasgow, Edinburgh Film Festival and Dundee Contemporary Arts in Scotland, MOCA Novi Sad, Taipei Fine Art Museum; Van Abbemuseum in Eindhoven; Centre George Pompidou and Palais de Tokyo in Paris; IMO and Nikolaj Kunsthal in Copenhagen; Henie Onstad Art Center, Kunstnernes Hus and 0047 in Oslo, MUDAM Luxembourg, among many others.

In experimental sound the pair won a top award in digital music at the Prix Ars Electronica in Linz, Austria in 2002 and they have been commissioned to produce sound works by institutions such as WDR West German radio and Swedish National Radio.

Since 2011 Bergman/Salinas co-direct and co-curate Institute for New Connotative Action (INCA), an artist-run space first based in Detroit and now based in Seattle. In 2016 INCA was invited to participate in the Gwangju Biennial in Korea.

Bergman was appointed full professor at the Oslo Academy of Fine Art in 2007-2013, and was visiting professor at the International Academy of Art Palestine in Ramallah from 2008-2011.