May 2012

Boyesen uses plywood as material for this exhibition with photo-based motives. The images consist of individual pine trees that emphasize the trees form and character which was collected from the forest. Each board provide a sense of being objects as representation of a pine tree. The trees symbolize Norwegian forest that is actively used in paper production.

Boyesen ́s art is based on one childhood memory of a rural refuge that no longer exists. The work represents her unforgettable memory of nature that is lost, but also the general taxation in Norway. The works is of authentic paper waste, combined with texts or proverbs, in installation. Hanna Boyesen also re- cycles different types of wastepaper that is cast in different sculptural forms. By doing so, she is commited to preserving nature and highlight what is often forgotten in our daily lives.

Boyesen has a BA & MA degree in art from Bergen National Art Academy. Her works have been exhibited in different countries such as Sweden, Phillipines & Hong Kong. Boyesen ́s work is represented in the Na- tional Museum art collection in Oslo. In 2011 she was selected in the book of “ART IN VOGUE 125 Con- temporary Artists” published in London. Her last exhibition was (DIS)PLACEMENT – nature/culture in Tøyen Kulturpark, Oslo (2011).

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