HC Gilje

For nearly a decade, artist HC Gilje has explored in his works the potential of using video projections as light sources.

In 1999-2000, he developed the project VideoNervous as his first experiment in projecting video into three-dimensional spaces and onto physical bodies.

In 2008, HC Gilje released VPT, a free, multipurpose realtime projection software for Mac and Windows.

HC Gilje works with installations, live performance, set design and single-channel video. Gilje has presented his work through different channels throughout the world: in concert-venues, theatres and cinemas, galleries, festivals, outdoors and through several international DVD releases, including 242.pilots live in Bruxelles on New York label Carpark and Cityscapes on Paris-label Lowave. He was a member of the video-impro trio 242.pilots, and was also the visual motor of dance company kreutzerkompani. Gilje initiated the project "Conversations with spaces" (while working as a research fellow at Kunstakademiet in Bergen 2006-9) where he explores how audiovisual technology can be used to transform, create, expand, amplify and interpret physical spaces. Born 1969 in Kongsberg. Educated at Kunstakademiet in Trondheim 95-99. 

Hc Gilje's recent work 'Blink' was part of the 'Trust' exhibition, ISEA 2010, Dortmund.

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Norwegian artist HC Gilje is presenting a site-specific installation that takes on iMAL's shapes and contours.
By investing the whole space with his projections, the artist strikes up conversations with light, sound and architecture, immersing the spectator into an unusual sensory experience.


After an intensive week of production, participants of the openLAB masterclass "Projection on forms and spaces" will present their projects within iMAL's architectural space. For a weekend, visitors will be able to see these freshly made creations playing with light, media, volume and space.


In continuation of its successful master-classes, iMAL has designed in collaboration with artist HC Gilje (NO), a new openLAB (project oriented workshop) on the use of light, space and technology to create new forms of visual artworks.


For the opening of iMAL new venue, the inaugural exhibition "Hybrid World" explores the merge between the Internet and the physical world. It is enriched with a programme of concerts and performances.


A 5 days intensive workshop exploring the MAX environment and video softwares for interactive installations and realtime audiovisual performances.


At the invitation of iMAL, 242.pilots, the live video improvisation trio, gave a concert in Bruxelles, at Theatre Mercelis, on 20.2.2002. It is available on DVD with the complete interview of the pilots made by Interieur Nuit (RTBF): "Live in Brussels" released by CarPark Records.