Melhus, Bjørn

Professorship for Virtual Realities

1985-87 Vocational School for Photography and AV Media in Stuttgart, 1988-90 freelance AV designer in Berlin, 1990-96 studies in Independent Art (Film and Video Class) at the HBK Braunschweig; 1997 masters students with Prof. Birgit Hein; 1997/98 DAAD Grant at the California Institute of the Arts, Los Angeles, 1999 visiting teacher for video at the Bauhaus University Weimar; 1999-2001 Prize of the Kunstverein Hannover (residency grant), 2001/02 New York Grant from Niedersachsen at the ISCP (International Studio and Curatorial Program).

Since 2003 professor at the Kunsthochschule Kassel (Visual Art/Virtual Realities).