Pia MYrvoLD was born in Norway and has lived in Paris since 1992. An autodidact artist and designer, she has worked professionally since 1980, when she established herself first as a painter with solo exhibitions in Norway, and later with interdisciplinary projects in the realms of textile sculptures, video, performance, theatre, urban planning, interior design, fashion, and architecture.
Her projects include:
Large scale installations at Parc de la Villette, 1992. Cybercouture.com, 1996 (now offline), a "clothes as publishing" concept that was exhibited around the world and an early use of the internet as a media for fine art. Female Interfaces at Centre George Pompidou in Paris, 2004. FLOW — a work in motion and The Metamorphoses of the Virtual at the Venice Biennale in 2011 and 2013 as well as being exhibited in Los Angeles LACDA, Toronto OCAD, the K11 Art Foundation Shanghai, and PACE Beijing. Centre Pompidou invited MYrvoLD for the solo show ART AVATAR; new technology, video, and interactive interfaces for a 3-month exhibition in 2014. In 2015, MYrvoLD did groundbreaking work with Hybrid Love, kinetic textile sculptures using 3 Kuka robots arms, in the Paris group show. The same year she was invited by Snøhetta Architects, to create the large-format MONUMENTAL Carpets in the Clarion Energy Hotel, Stavanger. She addressed Art for Tomorrow in 2016 as keynote for the New York Times conference in Doha, Qatar. SUN TRUMPETS, a 2016 installation commissioned by Sheika Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani for the Doha and Qatar Art Museums. In 2019, Myrvold presented TIME MACHINE, an independent Pavillion during the Venice Biennale and Giudecca Art District opening program. In Skur 2, Stavanger, MYrvoLD set up TIME MACHINE II, 2020/2021.