2017: (upcoming) Trafo Kunsthall, solo exhibition with Hilde Hauan, opening 26th August 2017.
2017: Bonn Hoeren. Appointed as the “City sound artist of Bonn 2017". Exhibition/performance.
Beethoven Foundation for Art and Culture Bonn has, under the heading «bonn hoeren» (Listening Bonn), appointed Maia Urstad as the "city sound artist of Bonn 2017". Curator is Carsten Seiffarth. The appointment includes, amongst other, a residency and a commissioned work in public space in Bonn. Her work will take place in cooperation with the German international broadcasting institution Deutsche Welle (DW) which is situated in Bonn.
During her research residency in Bonn, Maia Urstad will explore the DW radio archive in search of potential raw material for her installation. The linguistic diversity in which the Deutsche Welle’s foreign radio programming has been produced and broadcasted since 1953, will be the centre of her artistic work.
Urstad’s first appearance as the Bonn city sound artist will be 19th and 20th June; a concert installation at the Global Media Forum, conference from the DW, in collaboration with Dirk Specht.The new sound installation in public space based on her research at the DW audio archive, will be launched in October, place and date tba.
2017: Margareth's Bells . GalleriRuth, Kartfjord, Lofoten. Commisioned soundwork for the Drive-in sound art gallery curated by Tulle Ruth
2017: SPRANG. Visningsrommet USF. Fibreoptic sound installation in collaboration with Hilde Hauan Johnsen.
2016: The return of the Zero Meridian. Kongsvinger Fortress. Permanent sound installation commissioned by KORO/Public Art Norway
2016: Radio Taxi Buenos Aires. Proa Foundation Contemporary Space, Buenos Aires: Solo exhibition
2016: Taxi Argentina. Proa Foundation, Buenos Aires. Performance with Peter Meanwell and Lars Ove Toft.
2016: Freq_out 11, at Tonspur, Vienna. Curators: CM von Hausswolff & Franz Pomassl, April 2016 (AT)
2016: The 18th Annual High Zero Festival. Baltimore, September 2016 (USA)
2016: Radio Revolten II 2016. Sound installation in Halle / Saale Oct. - Dec. 2016. (DE)