INTERNATIONAL ARTS RESIDENCY // SEEKING APPLICANTS FROM THE OSLO AREA NEW TECHNOLOGY AND THE POST-HUMAN 21 March – 21 April 2016 DEADLINE // 10 February 2016 Read more and apply here Atelier Nord, Notam, PNEK and PRAKSIS are pleased to invite applications from locally based and international participants for an arts based residency on the theme of NEW TECHNOLOGY AND THE POST-HUMAN running from 21 March – 21 April 2016. Led by collaborative duo David Blandy and Larry Achiampong
Welcome to the launch of the PNEK 2016 Catalogue! Organized in collaboration with Music Norway (www.musicnorway.no) and Transmediale (www.2016.transmediale.de). DJ Telephones will play at the launch event and Marieke Verbiesen (www.marieke.nu) from BEK (www.bek.no) will perform visuals! When: Friday, February 5th, 10:30 PM Where: Cafe Stage, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin Facebook event link
Dialog meeting on new possibilities for the distribution, communication and archival of video art Time: Thursday 11th of february kl 10-15. Place: Atelier Nord ANX, Olaf Ryes Plass 2. PNEK newly completed a three year pilot project (2012 – 2015) with the goal of establishing a national video art archive. A beta version of a digital archive of Norwegian video art is now online and available to both institutional and independent actors within the professional art scene, but there are
PNEK is proud to support Tor Jørgen van Eijk’s upcoming exhibition at the Whitechapel Gallery. There he is going to show his work Purgatory (2015). This is a major show proving the high artistic value and quality of Tor Jørgen van Eijk’s long standing work with electronic imagery. Purgatory offers a series of videos where the camera records its own image, exploring how the apparatus of analogue video generates visual feedback. Purgatory will be exhibited in the main exhibition Electronic
PNEK TALKS: On Electronic Art and Digital Life Boris Debackere Extreme Conditions in the Sharing Economy: The Future Artist as a Creative (Co)Worker? The knowledge economy favours the creative individual, but does creativity benefit from this industry? The lecture will discuss how the sharing economy mixes the role of the artist and the knowledge worker, reducing everyone to a blur(b). Boris Debackere is an artist and researcher and teaches at LUCA School of Arts Brussels. He is serving as the director of V2_Lab in
OPEN CALLS DEADLINE: 8 FEBRUARY April 7-17 2016 One open call to Oslo (and the vicinity) based artists 5,000kr One open call to create an artist’s meal 7,000kr Kunst Vardo is a nomadic art platform with a focus on performance. The platform takes its name from the nomadic Romani gypsy wagon which acts as both a home and a vehicle, carrying its inhabitants from place to place developing new connections and exchanges. Following this ethos Kunst Vardo is a platform
Photos from the 4th edition of “the Winter Solstice night exhibition” in which After 4 years of collaboration, PNEK and Vandaler Forening launched « From Dawn till Dusk PNEK art prize ».
Pnek had the pleasure of hosting Graham Harman, distinguished philosopher in area of art and ecology. He was a Pnek guest in December 2015, giving both a lecture at KHiO (Oslo National Academy of the Arts) as well as in the Pnek office. Pnek sees these meetings as important and necessary in developing fertile ground for future artistic expressions. About Graham Harman Graham Harman is Distinguished University Professor at the American University in Cairo. He is a founding member of
PNEK has the pleasure of congratulating BEK – Bergen Electronic Art Center – with its 15 years of existence! And it is going to be a party: Friday December 11th 2015 at Landmark in Bergen, BEK will serve a program of concerts, videos, animations, net art, light art, performances and noise. Something from the archives, but mostly in the form of freshly squeezed contemporary juice. Accompanied by refreshments, speeches and conversations we want you to join us through a full
Wednesday 02.12 at 17:00 Join an open discussion with Graham Harman on Art and Ecology @ PNEKs office in Oslo (Olaf Ryes Plass 2). Graham is Distinguished University Professor at the American University in Cairo. He is a founding member of the Speculative Realism movement, and chief exponent of Object-Oriented Ontology. Recent publications include: Weird Realism: Lovecraft and Philosophy, Bells and Whistles: More Speculative Realism, and Bruno Latour, Reassembling the Political.