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 firstname.lastname@example.org. (Please do NOT send us large sound files etc.) Deadline: July 11! The winner
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What are the characteristics of born-digital art and what are its specific problematics? This talk focuses on strategies that are currently developed by museums of contemporary art, compared to the way artists are safeguarding their own works. Annet Dekker will discuss these issues in Oslo on Sept 26, 2013.
PNEK received three great applications for the Summer Sessions residency program. The project that was selected is titled “A hypothesis of a geo-magnetic pull”.
Young artists based in Norway: Great opportunity for international summer residency here! Through the Summer Sessions Talent Development Network, you can apply for project assistance through one of PNEKs collaborator organizations in Canada, China, Belgium, Netherlands or Spain. New extended deadline April 28
Nina Wenhart: Speculative Archiving One day seminar thursday 14.Feb 2013 at ANX Time: 1pm – 4pm (incl lunch). Free admission! (Mandatory pre-registration to email@example.com 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
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
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
Dean Whitbread has posted a report from the PNEK seminar to his blog.
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.
Already well into the new year, we @ PNEK hq are planning many travels in the months to come: * Rotterdam International Film Festival (Jan 26 – Feb 1) * Transmediale/Club Transmediale, Berlin (Feb 1-6) * Create/Share/Listen, Conference on Digital Storytelling, Lillehammer (Feb 5-7) * Sao Paulo: Meetings with institutions/artists/festivals/organizers (Feb 11-25) We are writing a proposal for running a three-year pilot project for a Norwegian video art archive (Norwegian only) We are planning a one-day seminar this spring, dealing with