Cecilia Jonsson won residency


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”.

Summer sessions 2013


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

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

Mapping the visuals – Punkt 2012

Ebe Oke

The Punkt Festival in Kristiansand has been organized since 2005, and is well-known for its unique approach to the live remix concept. We asked visual designer Tone Emblemsvåg to give some feedback on the visual side of things.

Video report from San Francisco

Sudden Infant performance

A video report by Greg Pope to PNEK after a short trip to San Francisco where he went to perform with John Hegre at the Crossroads Film Festival in May 2012. Greg’s 15 min video report at Vimeo includes: * Small excerpts of performances by Gerritt Wittmer, Michael Gendreau, Sudden Infant and Kerry Laitala – these from The Lab event (May 17th) and Crossroads Festival (May 19th). * Two interviews with 16mm film archivists Steve Parr (Oddball Film) and Craig Baldwin (Other Cinema). Enjoy!

Raflost festival, Iceland


Raflost festival 2012 report by Haraldur Karlsson. With travel support from PNEK, Atelier Nord collaborated with the electronic art festival RAFLOST in Reykjavik 19. – 27. May 2012. The RAFLOST electronic art festival is dedicated to global professional artists and students of all art forms, music, visual art, dance etc., that are using electricity or electronic equipment at any stage in their artistic creation. The main aim of RAFLOST is to introduce the past, present and future of electronic arts

Travel reports from Screen / Barcelona


SCREEN FROM BARCELONA is a platform dedicated to moving image in contemporary art. Through partnerships with leading international agents, generates projects that materialize in different formats and locations, such as SCREEN Festival and LOOP. PNEK sent two agents from Norway in May/June. Farhad Kalantary from Atopia, Oslo, has written a brief report in English, while Daniela Arriado, freelance curator from Stavanger/Berlin, has written a more elaborate report in Norwegian.