PNEK is happy to announce that Oslo-based video artist Peter Knudsen won the open call to participate at the upcoming edition of FAV – Festival de Artes Valparaiso.
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.
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 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
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.
KINOKINO Art and Film Centre in Sandnes, Rogaland was unanimously approved to become a member of the PNEK network by the general assembly in Bergen, May 24th. The inclusion of KINOKINO in the network acknowledges the increased artistic activities on a high international level in the south-western region of Norway.
Marieke Verbiesen wrote a report from her presentation at the Nordic Game Jam download it here Nordic Game Jam is an annual game jam that takes place in Copenhagen, created in 2006 by the Danish chapter of the International Game Developers Association in collaboration with the IT University of Copenhagen. It is the biggest videogame-related event in Denmark and one of the largest game jams in the world, with 350 participants as of 2012. Participants are given a theme or
PNEK invited the French radiophonic artists DinahBird and Jean-Philippe Renoult to make a little concert/presentation tour in Norway in March. They performed these places: March 11: Bergen (Lydgalleriet) March 12: Haugesund (LYD) March 15: Oslo (Sound of Mu) Here is Dinahs travel blog!
Among 48 highly qualified applicants for the position as coordinator for the Norwegian Video Art Archive, we are happy to announce that we have just employed Ida Lykken Ghosh. The archive is a three year pilot project initiated by The Arts Council Norway, and PNEK will be leading the work in the years 2012-2014. Ida is educated as a photographer from London College of Communication. She has worked as producer, artistic consultant and administrator at several institutions and galleries in
Commissioned in April 2011 by Les Jardins des Pilotes and conducted by Annette Schindler, the international media arts funding survey (published January 2012) aims to give an international overview on the funding situation of media arts. The survey, main page Media Art Funding by countries
Al Khowarizmis Experience in Iceland at Nordic Music Days 2011