CVGALLERI RUTH artist run galleri:
DRIVE IN OF SOUND ART
Ørje, Marker, Østfold
Open Out, Tromsø
Postponed due to Covid-19
Suomi Art Fair 19, Helsinki, Finland
3 x Drive In´s 5 years celebration: Reykjavik, Hadseløy and Fredrikstad
Kartfjord Lofoten, Eidsberg Østfold
Råde, VERY FIRST "Drive In of Sound Art"
"What a mess", Hydrogenfabriken, Fredrikstad
Kringlyddagene/NOTAM, Sentralen Oslo
Sijti Jarnge, Hattfjelldal
«Platform Bunker», CHP, DK. Curaters: Lise Seier Pedersen and Rebecca Bohse Mayer
Røros Museum/Doktorsjønne 19 June- mid August, 2021
Hanstholm Art Space, DK, "TRACKS"
Arktikum, Rovaniemi, FI, "Changes on Northern Shores”
Andenes Lighthouse, Norway, «Changes on Northern Shores”
Mariehamn, Åland «Changes on Northern Shores”
Greenlandic House, CHP, DK, "Changes on Northern Shores"
NordTrøndelag Art Museum
The Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology, "Blind Spot"
Artist statement Tulle Ruth
Tulle Ruth’s artistic practices can be described as sculpture in a very broad sense.
The sculptures are often mobile and located at quite unknown sites in public spaces, along the highway, in urban as well as rural areas. Her artistic platform was shaped through the extended project Speaking Mountains, which enabled the seven famous mountains surrounding Bergen to speak and create stories. One extension was The Wind Powered Street Organ playing contemporary music as the wind blows. In an investigating and experimenting manner, “high and low” techniques are integrated, performative ingredients are often added, and not seldom the art pieces carry a humorous twist.
Outdoor Tulle Ruth always produces her own electricity from solar panels and wind turbine. In her latest show “Tracks” she researches a particular «clicking» sound, that the reindeers make with the lower hinter legs as part of their communication system. The project touches scientific methods and reasoning and is enabled through collaboration with the indigenous Sami people by Røros. When exhibit 16 sound units/channels are buried in a circle under the surface of the ground creating an interplay between the tactile and auditive senses. The audience can feel the sounds vibrations and listen to a quite silent composition moving around contra clockwise like the reindeers within the fences. “TRACKS” is a long running project which also includes a future “rein-deer-symphony”, where composing is approached as an act of sound choreography in space.
In 2013 Tulle Ruth started the gallery “Drive In of Sound Art” located at different sites along the high way. Any passing car driver can place the vehicle next to the gallery, open the window and listen to a selection of contemporary sound artists. Since 2013 the project has expanded and presented more than fifty professional sound artists in the Nordic countries. The 10 years celebration will happen as a major event in the county Østfold, Norway.
Tulle Ruth lives and works in Fredrikstad, Norway. She has her artistic training from Sweden, Norway, Canada and Denmark and has exhibited in many parts of Norway and abroad. She is also trained as an occupational therapist working with sight and hearing aids and welfare technology.