Geir Harald Samuelsen

Geir Harald Samuelsen
University of Bergen | UiB · The Art Academy Deprtment of fine art music and design Faculty of art, music and design

Master of Fine Arts
Visual Artist, leader of the Artistic Research Project: Matter, Gesture and Soul


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Introduction Visual Artist and Artistic Research Leader for the project: Matter, Gesture and Soul. Currently working with painting, photography and text in the cross disciplinary space between contemporary Art and Archaeology.
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Publications (8)
The prehistoric art is the result of a complex phenomenon that includes in addition to the artistic gesture a number of other characteristics. One of them is the rhythm of realization, for which a very eloquent example is the cave art from the caves of the Fontainebleau Forest in France. In order to reveal to the public the rhythmic and ritual perf...
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Extended Exhibition Catalogue on the occasion of the Art exhibition: "Dit it up and Put it in a Bag," at Bergen University Museum. The book is a collection of articles in the intersection between Contemporary Art and Archaeology. It is a part of the Artistic Research Project: Matter, Gesture and Soul.
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Artistic Research Project (PHD) investigating Paintings alignment with Mountain Climbing.



Projects (3)
A cross disciplinary artistic research project that departs from, and investigates several encounters and alignments between Contemporary Art and Archaeology. Its primary goal is to create a broad selection of autonomous and collaborative artistic, poetic and scientific expressions and responses to Prehistoric Art and its contemporary images.
Archived project
Artistic research project investigating Paintings alignment with Mountain Climbing. Project consisting of paintings, videoworks and text. Finished 2016.