Born in Tromsø, Norway (NO)
Lives and works in Oslo
Margrethe Pettersen is a florist and a visual artist. She often works site-specific by investigating ecosystems and their complexities. By drawing attention to the characteristics and coexisting life of plants and organisms of different places, she aims to challenge the modern perception that divides culture and nature. Her Sami roots and the oral tradition of knowledge production in northern Norway are themes she brings into her work and research.
For their MOMENTUM 12 collaboration, a hidden creek in Jeløya will be made accessible through listening, intervention and movement in the landscape. The process explores fluidity - various bodies and movements of water, as well as underground and ove ...