From 11th. - 13th. October the Re: place project will be launched in Bergen with a three day seminar that will include workshop sessions where project participants discuss works in progress; a day of open lectures at KHIB (Bergen Academy of Art and Design); a day trip to the town of Odda in Hardanger, where the exhibition "Odds" curated and arranged by current and former MA students from KHIB is taking place.
Thursday 11th. October: workshop/seminar; invited participants only.
Place - Re: place: artistic forms and strategies.
Workshop participants include:
Anne Helen Mydland & Neil Brownsword
Duncan Higgins & Johan Sandborg
Synne Bull & Dragan Miletic
Chloe Lewis & Andrew Taggart
Connected to the seminar and workshop is an an exhibition with Scott Rettberg and Jeremy Welsh, taking place in the KHIB gallery Rom 8, opening on 4th. October and running until 14th. October.
Friday 12th. October: open lecture series.
Invited speakers include:
Bill Rankin (Yale University) Radical Cartography
Clement Valla (Rhode Island School of Design) Universal Texture
Inger Lise Hansen (Oslo) artist & experimental filmmaker
Steven Bode, curator & director, The Film & Video Umbrella, London.
Lectures take place in the 4th. floor lecture room, KHIB, C. Sundtsgt 53, Nordnes, Bergen
The day trip to Odda, on Saturday 13th. October, will focus on the exhibition Odds, as well as the place itself, a former industrial town sited within a dramatic natural landscape of fjord, mountains and glacier. Other places of interest en route include the Art Museum Kabuso in the village of Øystese, where Bergen-based artist Kurt Johanessen will be exhibiting n October.