Background and activities


David Rych is a professor of Screen Media Art Practices and Head of study programs at the Art Academy in Trondheim within the Faculty of Architecture and Fine Art at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).



David Rych is an artist and filmmaker. His projects, videos and films engage with issues of cultural, social and political transformations as a basis for aesthetic decisions. His work explores the different approaches in documentary and composition of moving image archives, mostly dealing with the production of knowledge in relation to collective identities, personal and official narratives of history and their visual representations.

Art projects and films of David Rych have been internationally exhibited in museums, art biennials and media arts festivals.



Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Artistic productions

  • Rych, David. (2016) Border Act / VR Film Installation. Border Act


  • Rych, David. (2017) Olafur Eliasson Green light An artistic workshop. 2017. ISBN 978-3-95679-333-2.