Ina Hagen (b.1989, NO) is an artist and writer based in Oslo. She holds a BFA from the National Academy of Art, Oslo (2014). Her work constantly shifts the roles of artist, curator, assistant and collaborator in dealing with the mediation of art as artistic practice. Hagen has exhibited at: INCA, Seattle (Solo); Tidens Krav, Oslo; Kunsthall Charlottenborg, Copenhagen; Podium, Oslo; Kurant Visningsrom, Tromsø; Quartier 21, Museums Quartier, Vienna, among others. She was awarded a one year studio grant at Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo in 2015, as well as being artist-in-residence at BAR Project, Barcelona from March to May, 2017. Currently she writes for the Scandinavian online art journal kunstkritikk.no, and is vice-president of the board of UKS (Young Artist’s Society). Since July 2016, Hagen has been running the not-for-profit space Louise Dany together with artist Daisuke Kosugi from their home, studio and adjacent store-front.
Ina Hagen, Round Robin Reveries: Gathering for the Other Magic Fountain, Barcelona (2017), Montjuïc, Barcelona. Photo: Christina Inocencio.
Apichaya Wanthiang, Ban # 1 Practice Models (2016). Two day workshop at Louise Dany, Oslo. As part of the group exhibition Roaming curated by UKS (The Young Artist’s Association). Photo: Margit Selsjord.
Sondra Perry, Resident Evil Seminar, 2016. Seminar at Louise Dany, Oslo. Image courtesy of the artist and Louise Dany, Oslo.