Member profile

Aase-Hilde Brekke

BIRTH: 1962

CITY: Oslo, Norway

MAIL: post@taramedia.no


Aase-Hilde Brekke has been working with photography, film, and as a performance artist since 1992 focusing on cross over works. She works with performance art, photos, mixed-media, installations, drawings, graphics, and as an art reviewer and author.

Brekke was born and raised in a small village called Misvær, in Salten in Nordland, in Northern Norway. She has studied film, visual arts, theater, religions science and pedagogy. Her performance art in Tarateateret is based on non-verbal, visual performance, multimedia, photo, video, installation works. (SceneWeb, https://sceneweb.no/nb/organis...)


Aase-Hilde Brekke has exhibited her art in the USA/New York three times (2011), England (2012), Germany (2013), Switzerland (2022), and France (2023). She is presented in the The New Collectors Book (First Ed., 2011) with the photo Black Mountain (2005), in New York after exhibiting there, with the curator Basak Malone.

Brekke is represented in Museum of Avant-Garde, Switzerland (www.ma-g.org), with Memories in a Shoe Box (2022), mini-sculpture, photography, 30x30cm.

She is presented at the art fair Carouselle du Louvre i Paris, through Pax Gallery (Austria), in October 2023, with the work Spirits (2014), Photo printed on metal plate. Photo, Photoshop. Size: 60 x 80 cm).


Brekke has exhibited in Norway on a national level with the work Same-Lama (2008), in Hommage á Iver Jåks: dáiddabarggožat mat speadjalastet stuorra dáiddalašvuođa (2008—2010) Nordnorsk kunstnersenter, RiddoDuottarMuseat, Samisk kunstnersenter og Saviomuseet, which ended with a seminar at the National Museum.

In the article “Kunst er magi” (No.)/”Art is Magic” in the book Bildets magiMed Munchs fotografier som inspirasjon, she wrote an article about the pedagogy of Professor Robert Meiers teaching children about the exhibition, organized by Norske Kunstforeninger and the Munch Museum (Norwegian Art Assosiation/Norske Kunstforeninger, 2016).

Other Work-experiences

Brekke is an expert member in the scientific committee ICICH, of intangible heritage in ICOMOS International, Paris, under UNESCO, and is an independent researcher on cultural heritage and art. She is head of administration, ICOMOS Norway.

She has broad teaching experience from universities and different institutions, among others: NTNU, UIO, UIB, and Norsk Kulturskoleråd also writing The National Curriculum for visual art (2015) for visual art teachers. She is offering lectures about performance art through the national network Norske Kunstforeninger/Norwegian Art Assosiation.

Public support

Aase-Hilde Brekke is a recognized artist and has received public support several times for her art work, amongst other from Kulturdirektoratet/Arts and Culture Norway, The Ministry of Culture and Equality of Norway, The Research Council of Norwegian, The Ministry of Foregign Affairs, and Nordnorsk Filmsenter AS (NNFS). When she studied Tibetan ritual dances “Gar-Cham” and Buddhism in India (1995, 1996, 1997, 2005), she received an interview and audience with H.H. Dalai Lama (1996). She has presented her scientific fieldwork about intangible heritage and art and education, in lectures at universities, at the Norwegian National Museum etc., through art-exhibitions, films, articles, and books.


She is a Member of FFF (Forbundet Frie Fotografer), NBK (Norske Billedkunstnere/The association of Norwegian visual artists), NFFO (Norsk faglitterære forfatter og oversetterforening/ The Norwegian Non-fiction Writers And Translators Association).