Tenthaus Oslo is a project space initiated by Oslo based artists Helen Eriksen, Ebba Moi and Stefan Schröder. From spring 2016, Mechu Rapela joined the Tenthaus team. 

Tenthaus Oslo's profile is characterized by an open, process-oriented form of participation from an internationally orientated group of artists. The context of contemporary art practice is re-examined through a broader field of activity with exhibitions, workshops, artist's talks and live performances.

Tenthaus Oslo has developed from an artist in school project to encompass a project room and exhibition space. TO strives for excellency in art production and facilitates. Our program includes workshops for youth with minority backgrounds, ad hoc residencies, exhibitions, and events. With the launch of Toolkit and Sessions in 2016, we aim to strengthen mediation around our work with youth and artist practice. In the next three years TO will uphold its work with children and youth as well seek to find other relevant contexts to expand and explore our socially engaged practice.

Tenthaus Oslo will adhere to our commitement to diversty trhough an inclusive employment policy. TO will have a large proportion of female solo exhibitors.


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Come visit us at: Maridalsveien 3, 0178 Oslo, Norway


Helen Eriksen BW

Helen Eriksen was born in and raised in Liverpool UK. 
Eriksen is a visual artist and educator living and working in Oslo.
She studied literature and languages at the University of East Anglia, Norwich,
before studying visual art at the National Art Academy in Oslo, Norway
and public art at the Oslo School of Architecture.
"My work started as a sculptural investigation of space but has become increasingly
orientated towards the investigation of the artist´s role within society. "


Ebba Moi 

Ebba Moi was born Örebro, Sweden is an artist based in Oslo.
Her artistic practice is related to the public domain with a community based
and participatory approach.
"I am concerned about how the democratic space is used and how people's
rights and needs are managed.I work with installation, sound, performance
and dialogue-based art projects, primarily targeting young and multicultural". 

Longterm collaborations with Anna Carin Hedberg.


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Stefan Schröder was born and raised in Dresden.
He received his art education from the Academy of Fine Arts Dresden (GER) and Breda (NL).
 Since 2001, the year he has lived and worked in Norway. His artistic production
includes various projects in the public sector both in Norway and Germany.
As well as a series of analogue photographs The Contributor, 2004 - ongoing.
This is the photo series about his personal experiences in various jobs within
the construction industry and in art institutions.


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Mechu Rapela was born and raised in Cordoba, Argentina. 
She has a master's degree in art history from the University of Oslo. 

Mechu is Tenthaus director.


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Ida Uvaas comes from Larvik, Norway. She trained as a dance artist at Laban in London, where she lived and worked for several years, before moving to Oslo. She recently completed an MFA in Art and Public Space at Oslo National Academy of Arts

She is currently editor for Tenthaus publications.



Our investigations into the artist role in education have led us to continuing our workshops at Hersleb school. The school has kindly given us three classes to work with. We will be working with them over the next 3 years and producing exhibitions which will be open to the general public.

Tenthaus Oslo is supported by Norsk kulturråd and Oslo kommune.