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Ane Hjort Guttu is an artist and curator who is currently completing her doctorate at the Oslo National Academy of the Arts, Oslo.

In recent years, she has been working with issues of power and freedom in the Scandinavian post-welfare state, producing videos, image collections, sculpture, and photography. Another body of her work deals with historical art; Guttu writes analytical and poetic texts related to these topics. Her recent exhibitions include: Society without Qualities, Tensta konsthall, Stockholm, 2013; Learning for Life, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Hovikodden, 2012– 2013; Multiple Choices, KARST Projects, Plymouth, 2012; The Rich Should Be Richer, Kunsthall Oslo, Oslo, 2012; West of the East, Y Gallery, Minsk, 2012; Ane Hjort Guttu/Aase Texmon Rygh, Porsgrunn Kunstforening, Porsgrunn, 2011; Genius without Talent, de Appel Centre for Contemporary Art, Amsterdam, 2011; Making Is Thinking, Witte de With, Rotterdam, 2011; and Looking Is Political, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, 2009. Guttu lives and works in Oslo.