Established as a public institution in 1936, NHH (the Norwegian School of Economics) is Norway’s leading business school. It is the first choice for Norwegian students and for the Norwegian business community. Over 2,500 students study across a range of Bachelor, Master and PhD. Programmes in economics, management, accounting and business analysis. The school also has the longest established Executive MBA programme in Norway, with specialisations including strategic leadership, brand management, public management and financial control and management.

NHH has a faculty of high standing in the international research community. As a member of CEMS (Community of European Management Schools) and PIM (Partnership in International Management) the school is part of a global network of institutions that represent the highest degree of excellence in the fields of business administration and management, and demonstrate leadership in their geographic region. EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System) accreditation reinforces a strongly held belief that excellence in research is a prerequisite for excellence in teaching. The vast majority of the academic staff hold PhDs and the faculty includes the Nobel Prize winner Professor Finn E. Kydland.

For more information on NHH, vist nhh.no

NHH’s Project Team

Ole Hope
The project is lead by Ole Hope, the managing director of NHH. Hope has broad experience from the art- and culture field as a CFO at Den Nationale Scene, CEO at Grieghallen, chairman of the board in Opera Vest and board member at Carte Blanche. He is currently chairman of the board at BIT20 Ensemblet and board member in Kultur Vest, an organ for the professional art- and culture institutions in Bergen, and at Den Nationale Scene DNS.

Eirik Sjåholm Knudsen
Eirik Sjåholm Knudsen a Research Scholar at the Department of Strategy and Management at NHH, and is NHHs creative leader of the project,. In addition to doing his PhD on  the financial crisis of 2008, he has also himself worked with street art and had work in several international books and magazines. Eirik has created and developed the concept, -theme and content of the art project and co-curated it together with Martyn Reed from Nuart.

Kristin Risvand Mo
Kristin Risvand Mo works with media relations at the Information Office at NHH, and is responsible for all the media contact related to the project.  She has broad experience of media and public relations, and she is Cand Polit. in Media and communications, History of Ideas and Geography from the University of Oslo. Kristin was the person who came up with the idea of having an art project at NHH.


Øyvind Sævig
Øyvind Sævig is a master student at NHHs program “Energy, Natural resources, and the Environment”, and is the project’s administrator. In addition to studying economics, Øyvind is also the chairman of Business Committee of NHH’s student association. Øyvind’s has administrated the different productions in close collaboration with the Nuart festival, and fixes everything so that the artists can focus on their art.