goro tronsmo




ACHACU has open during Berlin Gallery Weekend.

14-16. SEP 4– 9 PM
17-18. SEP 12AM– 5PM
19 SEP - 2 OKT by appointment.


Abgesang des posthauses

Live electronic act by the Norwegian vocal ensemble Trondheim Voices, sound designer Asle Karstad, as response to the architectural structure at ACHACU.

17. SEP Nachtsitzungen: 22.00 pm – 23.30 pm   
18. SEP Tagsatzung: 1 pm – 5 pm                
ACHACU, Belziger Str. 33, 10823 Berlin


From October 6th the architectural structure will be demolished. The collected material of situations will be developed further for the publication Staged Institutions based on the project ACHACU and The Residency.



Developing an architectural installation for the project REPAIR/SERVICE by GFS



DID- Dissociative identity disorder


Event series exposing and staging contexts of art market/institutional structures.






September 2015

-October 2016


Creating a staged institution based on the architectural structure of "A chair has a concrete use" in Altes Postfuhramt west.



Participation in the Exhibition "Macrocosmi- Systems of another order", as part of Berlin Art Week, Berlin 14.09.15-20.09.15, with amongst others Saâdane Afif, Jofroi Amaral, Jurgen Ostarhild, Luca Carboni & Gabriel Da Costa, Amir Fattal, Caroline Le Méhauté, Boris Mikhailov, Alexandra    Ranner, Rainer Splitt, Mike Steiner, Goro Tronsmo & Laida Aguirre, Hansa Wißkirchen, Amir Yatziv.



Curator of visual art for Øyafestivalen 2015. The project consists of developing Øyafestivalen as an arena for contextspesific artworks and social installations.



Green Room, durational staging/performance of the back scene of the art market, in ACHACU, the back room of Concrete Utopias.



SWIMMING POOL, architectural installation for „Pane Per Poveri – 72 hours“ at Lido, Venice during the opening of the Venice Biennale. Collabortation with Pontus Lindvall and GFS.



Participation in the Exhibition "Concrete Utopia", by Realismus Club Berlin 1.05.15-15.06.15 with Adam, Beni Bischof, Brad Downey, Bugra Erol, Daniel Weissbach, Iman Issa, Kevin Kemter, Linus Bill+Adrien Horni, Liz Hingley, Markus Mai, Wermke/Leinkauf, Sophie-Therese Trenka-Dalton, Stefan Marx, Wilhelm Klotzek, Zoë Claire Miller.



Developing the architectural installation "A chair has a concrete use" in collaboration with Laida Aguirre.

The installation becomes the structure for the project living installation "Green Room" during Concrete Utopias, and the project series Dissociative Identity Disorder and staged institution ACHACU.

Original installation commissioned for Concrete Utopias 2015.


The idea of the kitchen- Movable architectural structure researching framework of public vs domestic spaces.        

Developed for  i,ii-xi, a talk series at invitation.of.sorts, Los Angeles, curated by Shoghig Halajian, Andrew Capervitz and Suzy Halajian.          

Talk series with: Bradford Nordeen and Clara López Menéndez, A.L. Steiner, Pedro de Llano, MPA, Erin Christovale and Amir George, Rafa Esparza, Robert Crouch, taisha paggett, Dorian Wood, Mimi Zeiger, Cake and Eat It.







In Decembe 2014r- March 2015I will be based in Los Angeles.


Exhibiting at CINARS Montréal, Canada November 20-21


September 17-19

"ZWIEFALT", Exhibition at ATTHEBAR, Kurfurstenstr. 13-14, Berlin.


September 4

Collaborating with FRANK and MYCKET on the event "HARDER BETTER FASTER STRONGER" at Maksitaxi, Oslo. The project recreated the myth of the famous lesbian bar "Potta" in Oslo in the 90ties.



Curator of visual art for Øyafestivalen 2014-2016 together with Kyrre Heldal Karlsen and Ingeborg Staxrud Olerud. The project consists of developing Øyafestivalen as an arena for contextspecific artworks and social installations. The project consists of developing Øyafestivalen as an arena for contextspesific artworks and social installations.


Developing publication based on "The Residency, by Muscle Temple"






September 20

The project BOG- Apartment conversion Berlin, Neukölln wins a honorary mention at Berlin Architekturpreis 2013.

The project was done in cooperateration with Petra Petersson/Realarchitektur.


Developing the project "The Residency, by Muscle Temple"

A six month long project at gallery 0047 in Oslo, Norway.

The project transformed 0047s factory premises into loft living architecture and hosted a curated residencyprogram form May-November 2013.


February 25

Lecture about my work at OPEN FORUM, Oslo National Academy of the Arts, Norway

January 12-15

Participation at APAP NYC with "Muscle Temple" and und• er |ˈəndər| |ˌʌndə| re• al |ˈrē(ə)l| |ri(ə)l| |riːl|




December 1

Participation in the Performance event "The Broadcast Party" at Black Box Theater, Oslo


September 29

Site specific installations throughout the bulidings at Inkonst, Malmö.

Filmscreening of "Muscle Temple" and partly staged paneltalk, introducing the project as a realityproject commenting on Institutional Melancholia.

The architectural social sculpture was promoted as the clubevent: "Black Box disco Club Feat. Muscletemple and Jennifer Cardini"



Performance lecture at BIBU, Lund, Sweden




Installation based on the funkis building of Sven Wallander in Wargentinsgt. 5 in Stockholm, consisting of spraywork, video, merchandise and live performance for "Samhällsverkstan" curated by Mossutställningar.


Project and performance for YAPP, organized by Botkyrka Konsthall, Stockholm.

April 18

Lecture at Norwegian Arts Council seminar about relational strategies in performance art for teenagers.



Arcitecture of social sculpture in interior apartment in Berlin, in collaboration with Petra Petersson/Realarchitektur







August 19-20

Festivalartist at PARKEN-festivalen in Bodø, Norway.

June 17

Participation in the exhibition "Neukölln, Norwegen", in Berlin.

June 8-10

Participation at the congress "We try to plan it so perfectly" arranged by Arts Council Norway.


June 10-11

Showing of installation of Muscle Temple as part of TOU-Camp at Tou-Scene, Stavanger.







Dec 10

Participation in the exhibition "Laissez Faire" at Podim, Oslo. Collaboration with Tori Wrånes.

As part of the exhibition a lightsign that made Hausmania look like it opened a store for anabolic stereoids with the Muscletemple logo was put up, and stayed on the fasade until early spring.


Oct 31

Participation in exibitionseries "Correct me if I´m Critical" in Berlin, curated by Adnan Yıldız.

Screening and artist precentations at Ballhaus Naunynstrasse 31 october at 6 PM.

Oct 15

Publication of article in "Oktobertekst" for Arts Council Norway.

August 17

Release of facebookproject of Muscle Temple, the profile pictures of Goro Tronsmo as context for the dramaturgy.


June 20

Participating in the durational performance installation "Suck it and see" at The Collapsable Hole, NYC.

Livestreaming of the director of Muscle Temple from 7-12 PM US time and 1-6 AM European time.

June 10

Presentation of the performanceproject "Muscle Temple" and consert with Lux Lumen (Mira Eklund) at Muscle Temple Stockholm at 7PM.

Wargentinsgatan 5b, Stockholm.


April 8-11

Opening of the performance "Muscle Temple" at Black Box Theater, Oslo.

A realityshow shot live at Black Box Theater at 7-11PM.

Performances 9, 10 and 11 at 7 PM


Feb 26

Livestreaming from Modul II R1, Stockholm at Muscle Temple Berlin

Feb 26-27

Modul #2 R1

Participation in performance by Rasmus Ölme. With: Linda Adami, Max Cuccaro, Magnus Dovärn, Mattias Fransson, Ludde Hagberg, Jean-Louis Huhta, Krööt Jurak, Linnéa Martinsson, Kajsa Sandström, Mårten Spångberg, Kristiina Viala, Mathias Wiik,
Rasmus Ölme.


Jan 16

Participating in the group exhibition "Girls overkill", Künstlerhaus Bethanien, curated by Iris van Dongen and Kimberly Clark




Dec 12

"Saugen und Sehen uns*"

Work in progress by Iver Findlay and Joe Truman from The Collapsable Giraffe at Muscle Temple Berlin


Dec 1

Opening of the exhibitionspace Muscle Temple Stockholm.

"An Everywhere of silver" by Mai Hofstad Gunnes.


Sept 27

Screening of "enter one" at Oslo Open.

June 24

Curator of the clubconsept Muscle Temple Berlin, videoinstallation with Ninna Berger

April 25

Opening of the videowork "enter one" at Christianssands Kunstforening.

Exhibitiondates April 26- May 16th.





Des 12 Release of the text story 1 |ˈstôrē|  in Utflukt.
Nov 27-30

Performance at MIT-DEMO 08, Malmö

As a result of being trained as an actor (so sensitive),... "

Goro Tronsmo will hold a speech about her work on Nov 28th at 4PM.


June 13 - 14

und• er |ˈəndər| |ˌʌndə| re• al |ˈrē(ə)l| |ri(ə)l| |riːl| at The Collapsable Hole, New York, on Friday june 13th and Saturday june 14th at 9PM.


May 3 - 17

The video work a city is a body (I am a city) and the filmversion of mad is screened at the festival Tre veckor i maj at LIDO in Stockholm.


Apr 10 - 13

Premiere of the performance und• er |ˈəndər| |ˌʌndə| re• al |ˈrē(ə)l| |ri(ə)l| |riːl| at Black Box Teater, Oslo april 10th 2008 at 7PM. Further performances april 11-13th  at 7PM.

Video project here.
Link to catalogue here.






Oct 17

The exhibition a city is a body (I am a city) at UKS during the Performance Festival in Oslo. At 6 PM there will be an artist talk between Goro Tronsmo and Kristian Seltun, artistic director of Black Box Teater, Oslo.


Sep 9

Goro Tronsmo presents her works at Podiums Salongsøndag.

Sep 29

The video works untitled documentation II and “Untitled documentation III” are shown at the exhibition opening & closing at Tieckstr.10, Berlin. Group exhibition with Erla Haraldsdóttir, Goro Tronsmo, Manus Bjerk, Kine Lillestrøm and Elin Hansdóttir.


Jun 1

Article based on the speech at the Norwegian Cultural departments seminar on text developement in stage productions ”scenetekst i dramatisk utvikling”. Published in Norsk Shakespeare og Teatertiddskrift juni 2007.


May 10

Goro Tronsmo gives a talk about her working method and methods of text development during The Norwegian Cultural departement's seminar on text developement in stage productions ”scenetekst i dramatisk utvikling” at Det åpne teatret. Review of the seminar here.


Mar 9-11

mad is filmed in an abandoned gymnasium in Stockholm. Link to video preview here.

feb 6

hold me is performed at Teaterhuset Avant Garden.

Feb 2 - 8

hold me is being performed at, Rosten, Sverresborg and Huseby middleschools.

Feb 1 Screening of cut outs  at Teaterhuset Avant Garden.




Dec 12

Screening/installation of cut outs at Podium.
hold me - filmed from the inside - is installed on three walls, staging the audience in the middle of the installation. me on hold is projected out the window in the street corner of hausmansgt and maridalsveien.


Nov 28 - Dec 1

Screening of  me on hold at Black Box Theater as part of Showbox 2006.

Sep 24

Mira Eklund is nominated for best actress during Fringe Award at Dublin Fringe Festival 2006.

Sep 19 - 22

hold me is performed at SS Michael & Johns during Dublin Fringe Festival 2006.

Mar 28 - Apr 9

auvirkomma veiklinga is performed at Black Box Teater.

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