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Field Recording Workshop Grant


It is great pleasure to announce a one-time PNEK grant for one Norway-based artist to attend the Sonic Mmabolela workshop/residency in South Africa, November 2014. This unique 2-week experience is conceived and will be led by Francisco Lopez, who has long experience with similar work. The grant is 4000 EUR, and includes travel expenses, insurance, food, workshop fee etc. Applicants should send a short letter of motivation incl bio/cv to (Please do NOT send us large sound files etc.) Deadline: July 11! The winner

Speculative Archiving


Nina Wenhart: Speculative Archiving   One day seminar thursday 14.Feb 2013 at ANX Time: 1pm – 4pm (incl lunch). Free admission! (Mandatory pre-registration to so we can plan food/seating arrangements.) The term “archive” is used extensively these days as part of the discourse on the visual art/cultural heritage both in Norway and internationally. Which ontologies and methodologies do we use to tell the stories of our time, and how is it done practically? On February 14th, PNEK and The Norwegian

PNEK to run video art archive


The Arts Council has finally made the decision to let PNEK run a three year pilot project setting up an archive for Norwegian video art. The work starts immediately, and will involve a number of partners in Norway and internationally. Our main technical partner in Norway is Norgesfilm, based in Kristiansand, and we are also proud to announce NIMK (the Dutch Media Art Institute), as one of our international collaborators. (the following posts are in Norwegian only, sorry): * Press release from the

ORP2: New art centre in Oslo


Many years of political lobbying and hard work has finally yielded a fantastic result: A few weeks ago Oslo City Council inaugerated a new art centre at Olaf Ryes Plass 2 in Oslo, a fantastic location right in the center of Grünerløkka. The building contains several artist studios, plus a small flat + studio for visiting artists and curators. The flat/studio is run collaboratively by PNEK and UKS. At street level Atelier Nord has opened a new exhibition space especially focussing

PNEK seminar in Oslo, May 3rd

Structural challenges for media art in Europe and Norway Date/time: Tuesday May 3rd, 10 am – 4 pm Place: National Museum of Art, Kr. Augustsgt 23, Oslo (auditorium, 8th floor) Free entrance incl. lunch (pre-registration at bottom of this page) Keynote speakers:
 Angela Plohman (CAN/NL), Annette Schindler (CH), Sarah Cook (UK) PNEK invites to an open one-day symposium discussing the current structural challenges facing media artists, producers, art labs/institutions with regard to funding, curating, distribution and cultural policies around Europe.

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