BIOGRAPHY

Imi Maufe (b. 1974) is a British visual artist based in Bergen, Norway. She has a MA in Multi-Disciplinary Printmaking from the University of the West of England, Bristol (2004) and a BA in Landscape Design from Manchester Metropolitan University (1999). Maufe works with artist books, text, installations, interactions and performance, often documenting journeys and everyday experiences. In 2013 Maufe established the artist collective - Codex Polaris, which promotes and curates possibilities for artists who work with books in Norway and the Nordic Countries. She is currently working on the Illuminating the Non-representable research project with Hilde Kramer.

Maufe's work includes:
capturing INCIDENTS; riding BICYCLES; studying MAPS; exploring GENIUS LOCI;
interacting with LANDSCAPE; finding HIDDEN NUANCES; jogging MEMORIES;
collating COLLECTIONS; playing with TEXT; challenging POST OFFICES;
manipulating WAYS OF SEEING; discovering the UNEXPECTED; digging up HISTORY;
documenting EXPERIENCE; collaborating with PEOPLE; making ARTISTS BOOKS;
remembering JOURNEYS; responding to PLACE; dismantling TYPEWRITERS;
extracting CONVERSATIONS; translating TRAVELS, Objectifying OBJECTS

in no logical order!

Maufe is a member of Bergen Ateliergruppe
www.bergenateliergruppe.no

CV
Education
2001-2004 MA Multi-Disciplinary Printmaking - The University of the West of England, Bristol. P/T
2000-2001 Foundation in Art and Design - Queen’s Road School of Art, Bristol
1993-1999 BA (Hons) Landscape Design and Diploma of Landscape Architecture - Manchester Metropolitan University. One semester at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, U.S.A

Residencies
2022 STUDIO - KMD, Bergen
2021 Edition Basel, Zwitserland (remote)
2018 Paper Live + Northing residency - Hangzhou, China
2017 Edinburgh Printmakers, Scotland
2017 Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, California
2016 Grafikverkstan Godsmagasinet, Uttersberg, Sweden
2016 International Print Residency, Basel, Switzerland
2016 Hospitalfield Interdisciplinary Residency, Arbroath, Scotland
2015 Arteles Creative Centre, Finland
2015 BAG Art Camp, Nordland Akademy for Art and Science, Melbu, North Norway.
2013 Røldal Literature House - Røldal, Norway
2011 Kl243 UnderSail - onboard the Swan during the Tall Ships Races 2011
2007/08 Visual Art in Rural Communities - one year in Tarset, Northumberland.

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