Tove Kommedal lives and works in Stavanger, Norway. She works in a variety of media, suited to each project. Her work has a socio-political underpinning and are often relational in tone. The main trajectory of her artistic practice is research based. She experiments with the social potential of art, whether on a material or conceptual level.
Kommedal made her debut at the annual Vestlandsutstillingen, and has since exhibited at numerous venues both in Norway and abroad. Among them are Stavanger Art Museum, Kunsthall Stavanger, Rogaland Art Centre, Telemark Art Center and Hå Old Vicarage (Norway), in addition to New Shelter Plan, Copenhagen (DK) and the 4th International Video Art Exhibition in Taiwan. In 2012 Kommedal opened the 4thArticle Biennale, with the work dEFINISJONSMAKT IV (The Power to Define IV). Tove Kommedal was one of the artists chosen to exhibit at Stavanger municipality’s celebration of the Norwegian Constitutional Jubilee in 2014.
Kommedal has received numerous scholarships and grants. She often works in collaboration with other artists or invites capacities of other disciplines to projects like In Helheim and dEFINISJONSMAKT.