Rori Knudtson is an artist and architect working with installation, sound, video and performance questioning physical, psychological and social constructs of space. She is one of the founding partners of the School of Critical Engagement operating in Copenhagen, Detroit and Beijing as a experimental and context-specific educational platform. Concurrently she is in production on a film project in Svalbard. She has served as a critic at the Bergen School of Architecture (Norway), the University of Colorado (Boulder/Denver), Otis College of Art and Design Public Practice Department (Los Angeles), and several other institutes in the United States and Europe.
Rori has been in residency with RedLine (US), Galleri Svalbard (Norway) and USF Verftet/Bergen (Norway). She is the recipient of grants from the Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norwegian Film Institute, the Jennifer Moulton Foundation, fiscal sponsorship with the New York Foundation for the Arts and was awarded the Alpha Rho Chi Medal in 2007.
She lives and works between Los Angeles, Copenhagen and Bergen, Norway.