Siri Hermansen investigates unforeseen affects in societies that are undergoing deep economic, environmental or cultural changes.
Her work offers unusual micro-perspectives on contemporary methods of survival and processes of adaption from (post) industrial societies that can be considered as uncertain zones.
Her artistic research method resembles a form of shared anthropology where the outcome of the material is dependent on the interrelations created on location, and the artist’s personal experience of the place.
Siri Hermansen (1969) is currently completing her PHD at the Nationale Academy of the Arts in Oslo (2016). She holds a MFA from Ecole de Beaux-Arts in Paris from 1997 and a BFA from Parsons School of Design in 1993.
Her work have been purchased by The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design in Oslo, North Norwegian Art Museum and the National Art Council of Norway, as well as private collections in Norway, Germany, Sweden, Italy, France and Holland.