Ananda Serné is a writer and visual artist working between Norway and the Netherlands. She holds an MA in Fine Arts from the Iceland University of the Arts, and has been awarded several research and studio residencies, such as Ny-Ålesund Centre for Arctic Scientific Research in Svalbard,  Bamboo Curtain Studio in Taipei and the Jan van Eyck Post-academic Institute in Maastricht.

Recent projects took place at the Museum of Contemporary Art Skopje; De Vishal, Haarlem; The Norwegian Sculpture Society, Oslo; puntWG, Amsterdam; The University Museum of Bergen; Fotogalleriet, Oslo; Galleri CC, Malmö; Stavanger Art Museum; Galleri 54, Göteborg; Bamboo Curtain Studio, Taipei; Art Rotterdam; Rogaland Kunstsenter, Stavanger and Tenderflix Film and Video Prize, Tenderpixel, London.

Set in a society struggling with sleeplessness, her debut novel Nachtbloeiers was published by Cossee Publishers and nominated for the Libris Literature Prize and the Hebban Debut Prize. A German translation will be published by Weissbooks in February 2024. 

 

 

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