International Support

Recipients : September 2014

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Number of applications: 74
Number of grants: 51
Total amount applied for: NOK 3 131 513
Total amount granted: NOK 584 995

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Number of applications: 21
Number of grants: 8
Total amount applied for: NOK 1 212 610
Total amount granted: NOK 90 000

International Biennials and Institutional Grants for Solo Exhibitions

InEpic

24 January 2014 – 1 March 2015
InEpic Artist Group

Support is provided to artist group InEpic (consisting of the artists Gitte Sætre (b.1975, Bergen, Norway, lives and works in Bergen), Nina Grieg (b.1972, Bergen, Norway, lives and works in Bergen) and Bo Magnus (b.1959, Bergen, Norway, lives and works in Bergen) from Bergen, has been invited to participate in the Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2014, ‘Whorled Explorations’ in Kochi, India, with the project ‘In which the smallest gesture becomes epic’. The group will exhibit at The Backyard Civilization Gallery, an artist run, non- commercial gallery in Kochi, and will be linked to the biennales collateral program, ‘Collaterals’, which will include the group in workshops and discussions. Other participating artists include Adrian Paci, Katie Paterson, Madhusudhanan, Manish Nai, Martin Creed, Xu Bing and Yoko Ono.
Curator: Malin Barth, Curator, ‘In which the smallest gesture becomes epic’, Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2014, ‘Whorled Explorations’, Kochi, India

NOK 30 000

Anne Senstad

25 October 2014 – 25 January 2015
Anne Katrine Senstad Artist

Support is provided to artist Anne Senstad (b.1967 in Oslo, Norway, lives and works in New York, NY, USA) for the participation in the P.3+ satellite programme as a part of the Prospect.3 Biennial in New Orleans, LA, USA. Senstad will be part of the exhibition ‘The Nature of Now’, where she will present an agricultural-architectural installation consisting of sugarcane plants and a video projection documenting the making of the The Sugarcane Labyrinth, a 1,4 acre time-, site- and process-specific agricultural land practice piece created in 2009 in Theriot, Lousiana, in collaboration with sugarcane farmer Ronnie Waguespack, Triple K & M Farms in Thibodaux and agricultural economist Alexandre Vialou.
Curator: Pamala Bishop, Curator, ‘The Nature of Now’, Prospect.3 Biennial in New Orleans, LA, USA

NOK 14 400

Emilija Skarnulyte

2 – 15 November 2014
Emilija Skarnulyte Artist
Matti Aikio Artist
Henrik Sørlid Artist

Support is provided to artists Emilija Skarnulyte (b.1987 in Vilnius, Litjuania, lives and works in Tromsø, Norway), Matti Aikio (b.1980 in Vuotso, Finland, lives and works in Tromsø) and Henrik Sørlid (b.1989, lives and works in Tromsø) for the participation in the São Paulo Biennial in São Paulo, Brazil. Following an artist residency at the art space Como Clube in São Paulo in March 2014, the artists have been invited to present the video Latent River in collaboration with Como Clube at the biennial. Produced during the residency in São Paulo, the artists describe ‘Latent River’ as ‘an experimental and improvised audio-visual meditation and examination of contemporary issues around the complexities of post-colonial realities, which are very present in Brazil but also echo with the tensions one can find in the north, especially in the semi-nomadic life conditions of the Sami population in relation to the nation state’.
Curators: Thelma Bonavita, Artistic Director, Como Clube, and Benjamin Seroussi, Associate Curator, São Paulo Biennial, São Paulo, Brazil

NOK 10 000

Aleksander Johan Andreassen

10 December 2014 – 17 January 1995
Aleksander Johan Andreassen Artist

Support is provided to artist Aleksander Johan Andreassen (b.1982 in Bodø, Norway, lives and works in Enskede, Sweden) for the solo presentation of his video work Stille dag (Silent day) at the non-profit gallery AC Institute in New York, NY, USA. The video follows the artist’s mother for 24 hours from a fixed position in her home using time lapse photography. The audio consists of two edited conversations between the artist and the main character about her passive lifestyle and the effect it has on their mother-son relationship.
Curator: Holly Crawford, Director, AC Institute, New York, NY, USA

NOK 11 084

Karen Schønemann

18 – 28 June 2015
Karen Schønemann Curator

Support is provided to curator Karen Schønemann (b.1983 in Copenhagen, Denmark, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) for the Prague Quadrennial 2015, 'SharedSpace', as she will be curating the Norwegian contribution, where Norwegian artist Signe Becker (b.1981 in Trondheim, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) is presenting her work ‘Please, please me!’. According to the applicant Becker's piece “is socially commentary piece, consisting of 25 skeleton like bodies, floating down a stairway on a gigantic Norwegian flag. The flag is too big to ever be completely unfolded and its original purpose is no longer valid, its function in flux. The skeletons are inspired by the Norse myth of Asgardsreia, telling the story about a hoard of deceased beings riding through the night, stealing from the living.' Other participating curators include Nelly Barseghyan, Michael-Scott Mitchel, Christian Halkin, Patrick Du Wors and Liu Xinglin.
Curator: Sodja Zupanc Lotker, Artistic Director, Prague Quadrennial 2015, Prague, Czech Republic

NOK 9 000

International Support

Unni Gjertsen

14 March – 6 September 2014
Unni Gjertsen Artist

Support is provided to the artist Unni Gjertsen (b.1966, Sjøvegan, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) for her participation in the exhibition 'Women Forward' at the Museum Of Contemporary Art, Roskilde, Denmark. She will be exhibiting The Mai Zetterling-Project, which according to the artist ‘consists of 5 video-projections and 6 large text prints. The work is homage to the Swedish film director May Zetterling (1925–1994) and (…) was originally made for a solo exhibition at Konsthall C in Stockholm in 2005. ‘ Gjertsen will make a new version of the piece including three of the original five film projections as well as new posters. The exhibition takes place on occasion of the 100 years anniversary of women’s voting right in Denmark. Other participating artists include Sine Bang Nielsen, Sarah Browne, Birgitte Kristensen, Claudia Rheinhardt, Pia Rönicke and Bettina Camilla Vestergaard.
Curator: Ulla Angkjær Jørgensen and Birgitte Ejdrup Kristensen, Curators, 'Women Forward', Museum Of Contemporary Art, Roskilde, Denmark

NOK 10 000

Creative Association of Curators TOK

21 – 26 July 2014
TOK
Toril Goksøyr Artist
Camilla Martens Artist

Support is provided to the Creative Association of Curators TOK, St Petersburg, Russia, for the participation of artist duo Goksøyr & Martens (Toril Goksøyr b.1970 in Ålesund, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) and Camilla Martens (b.1969 in Oslo, Norway, lives and works in Oslo) for their participation in the exhibition ‘Critical Mass’ exhibited at the Gromov's Datcha, a unique wooden building of the 19th century in St.Petersburg. According to the applicant the 'Critical Mass concept is based on the urgent necessity of finding ways to stimulate the attention of urban dwellers on issues related to the life of the city. It would appear that the number of topics around the future of the cities have now reached a critical mass (hence the title of the project) as well as the need to discuss them on the city level'. Other participating artists include Stefan Kaegi, Yulia Labutina and Jurij Ellick.
Curator: Anna Bitkina, Founder, Creative Association of Curators TOK, St.Petersburg, Russia

NOK 9 020

Karl Ingar Røys

15 August – 27 September 2014
Karl Ingar Røys Artist

Support is provided to artist Karl Ingar Røys (b.1967 in Volda, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) for the presentation of the solo exhibition ‘Burmese Days’ at the John Jones Project Space in London, UK. According to the curator, the exhibition ‘will create a platform for discussing the possibilities of art and culture as agents of change in Burmese civil society’. In the end of the exhibition period there will be a panel debate with contribution from Burmese and English cultural activists including the organisation Article 19 who works with art and freedom of speech.
Curator: Cassandra Needham, Programme Curator, John Jones Project Space, London, UK

NOK 3 500

Katja Høst

4 – 25 September 2014
Katja Høst Artist

Support is provided to artist Katja Høst (b.1972, Oslo, Norway, lives and works in Oslo) for her participation in the project "Inventing Everyday Life" at the curatorial space Local Library Window, a Parallel program of the Manifesta 10, European Biennial of Contemporary Art, St. Petersburg, Russia. According to the curator Høst “will take part in the third collective show entitled ‘Street’ with video installation ‘The Lonely Crowd’, which engages with patterns of human behavior in a regular public space.” Other participating artists include Masha Baturina, Johanna Domke, Ulf Lundin, Paulien Oltheten, Alexandra Pirogova, Katya Reischer, Pasha Rotz, Maria Sakirko, Igor Samolet, Ksenia Telepova and Bernhard Timmermann.
Curator: Andrey Shabanov, Curator, Inventing Everyday Life, Local Library Window, St. Petersburg, Russia

NOK 6 020

Inger Wold Lund

12 September – 10 November 2014
Inger Wold Lund Artist

Support is provided to artist Inger Wold Lund (b.1983 in Bergen, Norway, lives and works in Berlin, Germany) for the participation in the group exhibition `Poltroneria– The Lovers´ at Museo Apparente in Napoli, Italy. Wold Lund is planning to show 12 short scripts, or self-biographical stories, that circle around situations associated with love and laziness. The stories will be printed in a small book and also be exhibited at Museo Apparente. Other participating artists include Marco Balesteros, Leda Bourgogne, Clare Butcher, Agatha Gothe-Snape, Martin Kohout, Aki Nagasaka, Ambra Pittoni, Andre Sousa, Andre Tavares and Pedro Bandeira.
Curator: Bianca Baldi, curator `Poltroneria– The Lovers´

NOK 8 000

Vigdis Haugtrø

13 – 21 September 2014
Vigdis Haugtrø

Support is provided to Vigdis Haugtrø (b.1974 in Levanger, Norway, lives and works in Trondheim, Norway) for her participation in the Make Lewes Festival of Making, Architecture and Sustainable Design in Sussex, UK. Haugtrø has been invited to give a presentation of the project ‘Husly’ that she has developed together with her partner Jan de Gier in Trondheim, Norway. By collecting leftover materials such as pallets and scrap wood, they have constructed house functioning as an international artist residency. ‘Husly’ creates an awareness of water and energy consumption, further questioning how it is to live in a centralised and commercialised world with little money at hand. Other participants include Maria Lisogorskaya, Jonathan Minchin, Duncan Baker-Brown, Lisa Baraitser and Trygve Ohren.
Curator: Oliver Lowenstein, Lead Coordinator, Make Lewes Festival, Sussex, UK

NOK 2 740

Tori Wrånes

19 September – 5 October 2014
Tori Wrånes

Support is provided to artist Tori Wrånes (b.1978 in Kristiansand, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) for the participation in `Psychomagic: Dead Matter´ at 55 Sydenham in Sydney, Australia. The title refers to the book Psychomagic by the Alejandro Jodorowsky. According to the curator, `the aim of the project is to provide a fertile ground for acts to materialise with a focus on process and collaboration. The phrase `Dead Matters´ refers partly to the abilities of the chosen artists to highlight the vitality of all matter through engagement with and transformation of non-living materials such as data, inanimate objects and metals into resonant energy´. The project will start as an experimental laboratory, and culminate in a series of performances. Wrånes plans to present two videos, and to create a costume that will be used by one of the other performers. Other participating artists include Carla Dal Forno, Astrid Lorange, Tarquin Manek, Clare Milledge and Sam Wickham.
Curator: Clare Milledge, curator, `Psychomagic: Dead Matter´, 55 Sydenham, Sydney, Australia

NOK 6353

Jet Pascua

20 September – 18 October 2014
Jet Pascua Artist

Support is provided to artist Jet Pascua (b.1969, Manila, Philippines, lives and works in Tromsø, Norway) for his participation with the project ‘Mobile Institute: A Portable Laboratory for Knowledge Sharing’ initiated by the group Raketa, which is part of the Parallel Program for the Manifesta 10, taking place in Arkhangelsk and St. Petersburg, Russia. According to the applicant his contribution ‘will be multifaceted as I am expected to share knowledge as an art researcher, as founder and co-director of the non-profit art space Small Projects, Tromsø’ including ‘a presentation/workshop, as well as contribute to the exhibition part of the project.’ Other participating artists include Cecilia Enberg, Ekaterina Sharova, Anastasia Ryabova, Elena Minina and Viktor Fedoseev.
Curator: Åse Lipika Falck, Co-founder and Curator, Raketa, Mobile Institute, Stockholm, Sweden

NOK 20 000

Swiss Institute

24 September – 23 November 2014
Swiss Institute Institute
Andreas Angelidakis

Support is provided to the Swiss Institute, New York, USA, and the curator Andreas Angelidakis, (b.1968, Athens, Greece, lives and works in Oslo, Norway), who are announcing the inaugural edition of its Annual Design Series, an exhibition titled 'Fin de Siècle'. The exhibition is a homage to Eugene Ionesco’s 1952 play ’The Chairs’. The curator explains that ’In Eugene Ionesco's 1952 play “The Chairs,” a group of chairs sit on stage while an elderly couple recounts how the world ended. The chairs are assigned the role of everyone who is left in the world, they are invisible actors performed by the chairs they would have sat in.’
Curator: Andreas Angelidakis, Independent Curator, 'Fin de Siècle', Swiss Institute, New York, USA

NOK 5 500

Kjell Bjørgeengen

25 – 27 September 2014
Kjell Bjørgeengen Artist

Support is provided to the artist Kjell Bjørgeengen (b.1951, Sandvika, Norway, lives and works in Stabekk, Norway) for his participation in the improvising group MURAL (consisting of Jim Denley, Kim Myhr and Ingar Zach)'s live video tour of Europe and their performance at the festival CRAK, taking place at the Association cave12, Geneve, Switzerland and Paris, France. According to the curator CRAK is a festival that brings together music "between the cracks", that is to say, the unclassifiable music under the current partitioning of musical genres. Other participating artists include Streifenjunko (Eivind Lønning, Espen Reinertsen) and Onceim (Stephen O’Malley).
Curator: Fernando Sixto, Curator, CRAK 2014, Paris, France and Association cave12, Geneva, Switzerland.

NOK 5 400

Line Bøhmer Løkken / Multipress

26 – 28 September 2014
Line Bøhmer Løkken Artist and Publisher

Support is provided to artist Line Bøhmer Løkken (b.1970 in Vågå, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) /Multipress for the participation in the New York Art Book Fair at PS1/MoMA in New York, NY, USA. Multipress has been invited by Printed Matter to be a part of the ‘Norway Focus’ room where a selection of Norwegian contemporary art publishing will be presented, followed by talks, presentations and artist interventions. Multipress is a non-profit publishing company specialising in artist books with an emphasis on photography founded in 2000. Other participating publishers visiting the fair include Knowledge Editions, Kaput Livros, Paper Pusher, Three Star Books / onestar press, Texte zur Kunst, White Columns and Spheres Publication.
Curator: Shannon Cane, Fairs and Editions Curator, Printed Matter, New York, NY, USA

NOK 5 000

Kurt Johannessen

26 – 28 September 2014
Kurt Johannessen Artist

Support is provided to artist Kurt Johannessen (b.1960 in Bergen, Norway, lives and works in Bergen) for the participation in the New York Art Book Fair at PS1/MoMA in New York, NY, USA. Johannessen has been invited by Printed Matter to be a part of the ‘Norway Focus’ room where a selection of Norwegian contemporary art publishing will be presented, followed by talks, presentations and artist interventions. The artist is planning to present the performance lecture "About Thoughts" and two of his publication projects. Other participating publishers visiting the fair include Knowledge Editions, Kaput Livros, Paper Pusher, Three Star Books / onestar press, Texte zur Kunst, White Columns and Spheres Publication.
Curator: Shannon Cane, Fairs and Editions Curator, Printed Matter, New York, NY, USA

NOK 5 000

Yngvild K. Rolland

26 – 28 September 2014
Yngvild K. Rolland Artist

Support is provided to artist Yngvild K. Rolland (b.1977 in Moss, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway and New York, NY, USA) for the participation in the New York Art Book Fair at PS1/MoMA in New York, NY, USA. Rolland has been invited by Printed Matter to be a part of the ‘Norway Focus’ room where a selection of Norwegian contemporary art publishing will be presented, followed by talks, presentations and artist interventions. Rolland is planning to present her publication weekendWEEKENDWeek-End, a project which, according to the artist, explores various media, languages and their connections’. Other participating publishers visiting the fair include Knowledge Editions, Kaput Livros, Paper Pusher, Three Star Books / onestar press, Texte zur Kunst, White Columns and Spheres Publication.
Curator: Shannon Cane, Fairs and Editions Curator, Printed Matter, New York, NY, USA

NOK 5 000

Marit Roland

26 – 28 September 2014
Marit Roland Artist

Support it provided to artist Marit Roland (b. 1981, Kristiansand, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) for her contribution with the piece 'Paper Drawings’ for the participation of FUKT Magazine for Contemporary Drawing and the launch of #13, taking place in the Norway Focus room, at the New York Art Book Fair, at MoMa PS 1, organized by Printed Matter in New York. According to the its editor Bjørn Hegardt, 'Fukt Magazine is a yearly, international publication dedicated to contemporary drawing. For the 13th issue we have invited 25 artistic positions from 18 countries to publish works in the magazine… we have invited Marit Roland to show one of her works in original’. ‘Norway Focus’ room is a selection of Norwegian contemporary art book publishers, followed by talks, presentations and artist interventions. Other participating publishers in the fair include Knowledge Editions, Kaput Livros, Paper Pusher, Three Star Books / onestar press, Texte zur Kunst, White Columns and Spheres Publication.
Curator: Shannon Cane, Fairs and Editions Curator, Printed Matter, New York, NY, USA.

NOK 5 000

Henrik Svanevik

26 – 28 September 2014
Henrik Svanevik Curator

Support is provided to curator Henrik Svanevik (b.1981, Bergen, Norway, lives and works in Bergen) to participate with RoboPrint at this year's edition of New York Art Book Fair. They are invited by Printed Matter to be a part of the ‘Norway Focus’ room where a selection of Norwegian contemporary art publishing will be presented, followed by talks, presentations and artist interventions. Roboprint is a new art print series curated by the shop Robot in Bergen, represented by Henrik Svanevik. According to curator Svanevik they will “present new works by some of our favorite designers and illustrators from both Norway and abroad. The artists were given complete carte blanche except for the choice of either 40x50 cm or 50x70 cm.” Other participating publishers visiting the fair include Knowledge Editions, Kaput Livros, Paper Pusher, Three Star Books / onestar press, Texte zur Kunst, White Columns and Spheres Publication.
Curator: Shannon Cane, Fairs and Editions Curator, Printed Matter, New York, NY, USA

NOK 5 000

Bergen Kunsthall

26 – 28 September 2014
Bergen Kunsthall Kunsthalle

Support is provided to Bergen Kunsthall for the participation in New York Art Book Fair 2014, organised by Printed Matter at PS1, New York, USA. According to the kunsthall, “in the ‘Norwegian Focus’ room, THE FOCUS TABLE planned together with the Bergen and Berlin based designer Blank Blank will present recent publications and projects, including limited editions, prints and process related visual material. For THE CLASSROOM they plan a US book launch of our recent publication: Robert Overby Works 1969-1987.” Other participating publishers visiting the fair include Knowledge Editions, Kaput Livros, Paper Pusher, Three Star Books / onestar press, Texte zur Kunst, White Columns and Spheres Publication.
Curator: Shannon Cane, Fairs and Editions Curator, Printed Matter, New York, NY, USA

NOK 5 000

Johanne Nordby Wernø

26 – 28 September 2014
Johanne Nordby Wernø Director
UKS-galleri
Marthe Ramm Fortun Artist

Support is provided to director Johanne Nordby Wernø and Unge Kunstneres Samfunn/Young Artist’s Society (UKS), for the participation of artist Marthe Ramm Fortun (b.1978, Oslo, Norway, lives and works in Oslo) at the New York Art Book Fair (NYABF). They are invited by Printed Matter to be a part of the ‘Norway Focus’ room where a selection of Norwegian contemporary art publishing will be presented, followed by talks, presentations and artist interventions. UKS are launching the book Inverted Sky. Letters to Jackie by Marthe Ramm Fortun and Fortun will present a performance during the fair. Other participating publishers visiting the fair include Knowledge Editions, Kaput Livros, Paper Pusher, Three Star Books / onestar press, Texte zur Kunst, White Columns and Spheres Publication.
Curator: Shannon Cane, Fairs and Editions Curator, Printed Matter, New York, NY, USA

NOK 5 000

HEAVY Books

26 – 28 September 2014
Christian Tunge
HEAVY Books

Support is provided to the artist run publishing project and exhibition platform, HEAVY Books (consisting of Christian Tunge (b. 1989, Stavanger, Norway, lives and works in Gothenburg, Sweden and Oslo, Norway), for the participation in the New York Art Book Fair, New York, USA. HEAVY Books are invited by Printed Matter to be a part of the ‘Norway Focus’ room where a selection of Norwegian contemporary art publishers will be presented, followed by talks, presentations and artist interventions. According to the applicant the participation will consist of original art work and publications from Norwegian artists Magne Strand Lyngvær, Andrea Johns Grundt and Christian Tunge. They will also bring publications made in collaboration with Swedish artists Petter Berg, Christopher Landin and Erik Viklund, Danish Markus von Platen and the Americans Hannah Whitaker and Bea Fremderman. Other participating publishers visiting the fair include Knowledge Editions, Kaput Livros, Paper Pusher, Three Star Books / onestar press, Texte zur Kunst, White Columns and Spheres Publication.
Curator: Shannon Cane, Fairs and Editions Curator, Printed Matter, New York, NY, USA

NOK 5 000

Vector #4 Oslo edition

26 – 28 September 2014
Vector #4 Oslo edition Art project

Support is provided to Vector #4 Oslo edition, VECTOR Productions Inc. (consisting of Javier Barrios (b.1979, San Luis Potosi, Mexico, lives and works in Oslo, Norway and New York, USA) and Peter Gregorio, New York, USA) for the participation in the New York Art Book Fair, New York, USA. Vector #4 Oslo edition is invited by Printed Matter to be a part of the ‘Norway Focus’ room where a selection of Norwegian contemporary art publishers will be presented, followed by talks, presentations and artist interventions.
Vector #4 Oslo edition is "a New York City based art production company that is devoted to spreading the ideas and work of visual artists from around the world. The entire company is to be defined, in itself as an art-project". Other participating publishers visiting the fair include Knowledge Editions, Kaput Livros, Paper Pusher, Three Star Books / onestar press, Texte zur Kunst, White Columns and Spheres Publication.
Curator: Shannon Cane, Fairs and Editions Curator, Printed Matter, New York, NY, USA

NOK 5 000

Hanne Lippard

2 October 2014
Hanne Lippard Artist

Support is provided to Hanne Lippard (b.1984 in Milton Keynes, UK, lives and works in Berlin, Germany) for the participation within the performance series `Performative Minute´ at Kunstwerke Institute for Contemporary Art in Berlin, Germany. Lippard plans to do a reading developed in collaboration with Kunstwerke. According to the artist, `the reading will use voice techniques, varied office-equipment such as fans, printers and other recorded technical/digital sounds recognisable from the mundanity of a dry office environment, until a variety of cycles, both man-made, natural as well as digital create a layered symphony in itself. The performance will be dominated by the live-act of a reading accompanied by pre-recorded and on-site sounds´.
Curator: Ellen Blumenstein, Chief Curator, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany

NOK 9 500

Marit Følstad

12 – 23 October 2014
Marit Følstad Artist

Support is provided to artist Marit Følstad (b.1969 Tromsø, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway), within the ENTRÈE New York Satellite programme at ISCP, New York, NY, USA. The exhibition will be a continuation of the solo exhibition, 'Sense of Doubt', on display in October 2014 at Entrée in Bergen. Curator Randi Grov Berger is in the OCA curator residency program at ISCP.
Curator: Randi Grov Berger, Founder and Curator, Entrée, Bergen, Norway and the satellite Entrée, New York, USA.

NOK 10 000

Elin Øyen Vister

16 October 2014 – 16 October 2010
Elin Már Øyen Vister

Support is provided to Elin Øyen Vister (b.1976 in Oslo, Norway, lives and works in Røst, Norway) for `The Puffin - a performance journey´ and talk at the Sound::Gender::Feminism::Activism conference in London, UK, organised by CRiSAP, Creative Research into Sound Arts Practice at the University of the Arts London, London College of Communication, UK. Øyen Vister will travel with train from Oslo to London dressed as a puffin and give a performance talk at the SGFA conference. Other participating presenters include Alison Ballance, Christopher DeLaurenti, Claudia Wegener, FYTA & Sofia Apostolidou, Freya Johnson Ross, Lucia Farinati & Claudia Firth and Mindy Abovitz.
Curator: Lisa Hall, Research Centre Administrator, Creative Research into Sound Arts Practice (CRiSAP), London, UK

NOK 8 200

Akademie der Künste der Welt/Köln gGmbH

17 – 19 October 2014
Akademie der Künste der Welt Art Academy
Mohamed Fadlabi Artist
Lars Cuzner Artist

Support is provided to the Akademie der Künste der Welt/Köln gGmbH, Cologne, Germany, for the participation of artists Mohamed Ali Fadlabi (b.1975 in Omdurman, Sudan, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) and Lars Cuzner (b.1974, Södertälje, Sweden, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) in the symposium 'Reports to an Academy' at the Kölnischer Kunstverein. Fadlabi and Cuzner will present the performance 'Step high, stoop low, and leave your dignity outside'. The event is according to the applicant ‘a non-academic and emphatically theatrical three-day symposium of performative talks, visionary presentations, stand-up dialogues, musical pieces and special "conference choreographies".’ Other participating artists include Haig Aivazian, Christian von Borries, Keti Chukhrov, Gabriel Dharmoo, Hu Fang, Renzo Martens, Our Literal Speed, Uriel Orlow, Alexandra Pirici and Jalal Toufic.
Curator: Ekaterina Degot & David Riff, Curators, A Report for an Academy, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany.

NOK 13 277

Dima Hourani

21 October – 3 November 2014
Dima Hourani Artist

Support is provided to artist Dima Hourani (b.1985 in Amman, Palestine, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) for the presentation of the video ‘Past Tense Continuous’ at the Braunschweig University of Art (HBK) in Braunschweig, Germany. ‘Past Tense Continuous’ follows three Palestinian refugee families, with different ages, regions, and fears, carrying their basic and personal belongings, along with them in an old truck, through a continuous journey that started 66 years ago.
Curator: Anne Prenzler, Exhibition Manager, Braunschweig University of Art (HBK)

NOK 9 766

Sofie Knudsen Jansson

28 October – 9 November 2014
Sofie Knudsen Jansson Artist

Support is provided to artist Sofie Knudsen Jansson (b.1987 in Copenhagen, Denmark, lives and works in Bergen, Norway) for the presentation of `The Meal´ at the land art festival Rokko Meets Art 2014 in the Rokko Mountains outside Kobe, Japan. Jansson has, together with Bergen-based artist Asa Shimada, been invited by artist Hidemi Nishida to participate in his project at the festival. According to the artist, the starting point of the project is an installation by Nishida that is set up in the middle of a pond, and that depicts a dining situation. Jansson and Shimada will then developing a performative piece that will take place on and around the installation. Other participating artists include Yusuke Asai, Izumi Kato, Shohei Kamada, Yoshihiko Shikada and Yoshiaki Kaihatsu.
Curator: Hideaki Noda, Research Associate, Joshibi University of Art and Design

NOK 9 000

Vilde von Krogh

31 October – 2 November 2014
Vilde von Krogh Artist

Support is provided to artist Vilde von Krogh (b.1965 in Lørenskog, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) for Brucstock, an experimental art and music festival taking place in the international art centre Can Serrat in El Bruc, Barcelona, Spain. Curated by Von Krogh, Annette Stav Johanssen and Cristobal Adam (VE-ES), Brucstock is a meeting point between Nordic, Spanish and International artists. According to the curators, they aim to invite artists who bring interesting aspects to the live format, and reflect upon actions outside a commercial practice. The festival will be organized by interacting with the outside surroundings, making organic compositions in the landscape between experimental concerts, performances, films and workshops. A live garden will create fluid dialogues between the artists and the visitors´. Participating artists and artist groups include Luiz Simoes, Laura Höldein, Terje Nicholaysen, Dromedar, Kakka Demonica, Street Fajita and Bernard Briis.
Curators: Vilde von Krogh, Annette Stav Johanssen and Cristobal Adam, curators, Brucstock, El Bruc, Barcelona, Spain.

NOK 15 000

Cato Løland

7 – 23 November 2014
Cato Løland Artist

Support is provided to artist Cato Løland (b.1982 in Stord, Norway, lives and works in Bergen, Norway) for an exhibition during the Open Studios at ISCP New York, NY, USA. Løland has been invited by ISCP curator resident and director at gallery Entrée in Bergen, Norway, Randi Grov Berger, to present a new textile work that is part of a series of exhibitions that she will produce during her ISCP residency.
Curator: Randi Grov Berger

NOK 10 000

Art in Progress

8 November – 28 December 2014
Art in Progress Non-profit organisation
Eva Bakkeslett Artist
Jørund Aase Falkenberg Artist
Kristin Holand Artist
Marianne Darlèn Solhaugstrand Artist
Don Lawrence Artist
Tanja Thorjussen Artist
Thale Fastvold Artist
Sara Christophersen Artist
Ingri Fiksdal Artist
Helle Siljeholm Artist
Marianne Skjeldal Artist

Support is provided to Art in Progress, Patras, Greece, for the participation of artists Eva Bakkeslett (b.1966, Ramsund, Norway, lives and works in Surrey, UK), Jorund Aase Falkenberg (b.1978, Stavanger, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway), Kristin Holand (b.1983, Steigen, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway), Marianne Darlèn Solhaugstrand (b.1975, Tromsø, Norway, lives and works in Oslo), Don Lawrence (b.1973, USA, lives and works in Oslo, Norway), Tanja Thorjussen (b.1970, Oslo, lives and works in Oslo), Thale Fastvold (b.1978, Oslo, lives and works in Oslo), Sara Christophersen (b.1981, Oslo, lives and works in Oslo), Ingri Fiksdal (b.1982, Oslo, lives and works in Oslo), Helle Siljeholm (b.1981, Oslo, lives and works in Oslo) and Marianne Skjeldal (b.1979, Oslo, lives and works in Oslo) in the RE-culture III, 3rd International Visual Arts Festival Patras, Greece. The Norwegian participation will consist of two projects ’ ‘GREEN – A new human being’ a curatorial project by Thale Fastold, and ’ Moving Society’, a workshop created as a joint project between Christophersen/Fiksdal/ Siljeholm and Skjeldal. Other participating artists include Adam Forrester, Antonio Torres and Michael Loverich, Mark Nieuwenhuis, Hantziandreou Maria and Tsotra Yota.
Curator: curatorial team, Art in Progress, Patras, Greece

NOK 20 000

Marthe Ramm Fortun

13 – 16 November 2014
Marthe Ramm Fortun Artist

Support is provided to Marthe Ramm Fortun (b.1978, Oslo, Norway, lives and works in Oslo) for her performance series ’Riots I have Known and Loved’ at Playground, Museum Leuven, Leuven, Belgium. According to the applicant ” Riots I have Known and Loved is a series of four performances through the city of Leuven, commissioned by Eva Wittcox, senior curator at Museum Leuven for Playground, the annual performance art festival at Museum Leuven”. Other participating artists include Alexandra Pirici & Manuel Pelmus, Béatrice Balcou, Paul Hendrikse, Ellie Ga and Markus Schinwald.
Curator: Eva Wittocx, Curator, Playground 2014, Museum Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

NOK 10 000

Cell Project Space

13 November – 11 January 2014
Cell Project Space Project Space
Marte Eknæs Artist

Support is provided to the Cell Project Space, London, UK for the participation of artist Marte Eknæs (b.1978 in Elverum, Norway, lives and works in Berlin, Germany) in the exhibition Reboot Horizon, with the Argentinian artist Santiago Taccetti. Eknæs will present the series Architecture/ Duplitecture which examines the counterpart of this Chinese phenomenon, where historical and contemporary architecture is copied in real scale. In conjunction with a new publication ‘Overlay’, by Eknæs’, the exhibition will be accompanied by a discussion hosted by writer, artist Nils Norman and film screening of ‘Brace Brace’, an advertising campaign of a luxury emergency equipment brand, by artists Annika Kuhlmann and Christopher Kulendran Thomas.
Curator: Milika Muritu, Director, Cell Project Space, London, UK

NOK 6 000

Cubitt

15 November 2014
Matias Danbolt
Cubitt Non-profit organisation

Support is provided to the non-profit organisation Cubitt in London, UK, for the participation of Mattias Danbolt (b.1983 in Bergen, Norway, lives and works in Copenhagen, Denmark) in the symposium 'Why Does Fred Sandback's Work Make Me Cry? According to the curator, the symposium will gather a group of speakers ‘focusing on the legacy of institutional critique and that which happens when the body is factored into this exploration’. Mattias Danbolt has been invited because of his activities as a writer, curator and his ability to ‘move across both very accessible and mass-media based forums to working with institutions such as Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway; the University of Oslo; and the New Museum in New York, NY, USA, to mention a few’. Other participating speakers include Andrea Fraser, Sidsel Meineche Hansen, Sven Lütticken and Vivian Ziherl.
Curator: Fatima Hellberg, curator, Cubitt, London, UK

NOK 5 000

Ulf A. S. Holbrook

15 November – 1 December 2014
Ulf A. S. Holbrook Artist

Support is provided to artist Ulf A. S. Holbrook (b.1978, Kristiansand, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) for his participation in the Sonic Mmabolela residency in Limpopo, South Africa. According to the applicant the ’Sonic Mmabolela is a two-week residency in the Mmabolela reserve in the Limpopo province in South Africa, close to the border to Botswana. The residency involves field work, studio work and theoretical/critical iscussions/presentations. The frame of the residency and the engagement with an “unknown” sonic and visual landscape challenges and expands the notions and understanding in listening, recognition and presence.’
Curator: Francisco López, Director, Workshop/Residency ‘Sonic Mmabolela’, Limpopo, South Africa

NOK 10 000

ICCo - Instituto de Cultura Contemporânea

26 – 30 November 2014
ICCo - Instituto de Cultura Contemporânea Institute
Anne Szefer Karlsen

Support is provided to ICCo - Instituto de Cultura Contemporânea, São Paulo, Brasil, for the participation of Anne Szefer Karlsen (b.1976, Bergen, Bergen, Norway, lives and works in Bergen) as a panelist in the Forum. The World Biennial Forum is a gathering of biennial practitioners and appreciators to examine and discuss the foremost topics and concerns within international biennial making and contemporary arts, organized by ICCo - Instituto de Cultura Contemporânea in partnership with Biennial Foundation and Fundação Bienal São Paulo.
Curators: Charles Esche, Galit Eilat, Nuria Enguita Mayo, Pablo Lafuente, Luiza Proença, Oren Sagiv, and Benjamin Seroussi, Curatorial team, World Biennial Forum No 2: How to make Biennials in Contemporary Times, São Paulo, Brazil

NOK 7 943

Littoral Arts Trust/Merz Barn project

27 November 2014
Littoral Arts Trust/Merz Barn project Art trust
Karin Hellandsjø Doctor

Support is provided to Littoral Arts Trust/Merz Barn project, Ambleside, UK for the participation of Dr. Karin Hellandsjø (b.1944, Oslo, Norway, lives and works in Oslo) in a conference titled ’HOUSING MERZ in the 21st Century - The artistic legacy of the Merz Barn and Kurt Schwitters in Britain’. Other speakers in the conference include Dr. Isabel Schulz, dr. Adrian Notz, Alice Workman, Susan Sutton, Debrorah Ely, Antony Penrose, Aira Gad and Stephanie Sherman.
Curator: Dr Caroline Collier, Director, Partnerships and Programmes, TATE, London, UK

NOK 1 700

Galerie im Taxispalais - Galerie des Landes Tirol

6 December 2014 – 15 February 2015
Galerie im Taxispalais Gallery
Ane Mette Hol Artist

Support is provided to the Galerie im Taxispalais - Galerie des Landes Tirol, Innsbruck, Austria, for the participation of artist Ane Mette Hol (b.1979, Bodø, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway), in the group exhibition titled. 'Living in the Material World - Materiality in Contemporary Art’. According to the curator the project investigates the role of material in contemporary art. The intention is to fathom the way that the twelve invited artists handle their chosen materials, and from that draw conclusions about the value and importance of materiality today. Other participating artists include Lara Almarcegui, Michael Beutler, Karla Black, Berta Fischer, Theaster Gates, Jessica Jackson Hutchins, David Jablonowski, Markus Karstieß, Alicja Kwade, Marie Lund and Oscar Tuazon.
Curator: Dr. Beate Ermacora, Director, Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck, Austria

NOK 21 616

Hanne Grieg Hermansen and Øystein Wyller Odden

19 January – 9 February 2015
Hanne Grieg Hermansen Artist
Øystein Wyller Odden Artist

Support is provided to Hanne Grieg Hermansen (b.1984 in Oslo, Norway, lives and works in Oslo) and Øystein Wyller Odden (b.1983 in Notodden, Norway, lives and works in Oslo) for the participation in the artist residency at Trenza Negra, San Cristobal de Las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico. The artists are also planning to work at Taller Leñateros, a publishing collective operated by contemporary Mayan artists in Chiapas, offering courses in different printing techniques such as woodcut, xylography and silkscreen, as well as paper making and bookbinding. As a part of the Trenza Negra residency the artists are invited to present an exhibition of works in progress in the project room of the gallery La Galería.
Curators: Maritea Dæhlin / Andrea Betancourt, curators, Trenza Negra, San Cristobal de Las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico

NOK 19 000

Sandra Mujinga

19 – 24 January 2015
Sandra Mujinga Artist

Support is provided to artist Sandra Mujinga (b.1989 in Goma, Democratic Republic of Kongo, lives and works in Malmö, Sweden) for a trip to Lagos, Nigeria, to embark on an exchange between the Nordic countries and West Africa on performance. The project will be presented at the Center for Contemporary Art (CCA) in Lagos and at the Lilith Performance Studio in Malmö, Sweden. Other participating artists include Bernard Akoi-Jackson, Christian Etongo, Henna-Riikka Halonen, Adeola Olagunju, Odun Orimilade and Tori Wrånes.
Initiators: Elin Lundgren and Petter Pettersson, Curators, Lilith Performance Studio, Malmö, Sweden, and Marianne Hultman, Artistic Director, Oslo Kunstforening, Oslo, Norway.

NOK 15 000

Tori Wrånes

19 – 24 January 2015
Tori Wrånes

Support is provided to artist Tori Wrånes (b.1978 in Kristiansand, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) for a trip to Lagos, Nigeria, to embark on an exchange between the Nordic countries and West Africa on performance. The project will be presented at the Center for Contemporary Art (CCA) in Lagos and at the Lilith Performance Studio in Malmö, Sweden. Other participating artists include Bernard Akoi-Jackson, Christian Etongo, Henna-Riikka Halonen, Adeola Olagunju, Odun Orimilade and Sandra Mujinga.
Initiators: Elin Lundgren and Petter Pettersson, Curators, Lilith Performance Studio, Malmö, Sweden, and Marianne Hultman, Artistic Director, Oslo Kunstforening, Oslo, Norway.

NOK 15 000

Marianne Hultman

19 – 24 January 2015
Marianne Hultman Curator

Support is provided to Marianne Hultman (b.1970, Eriksfält, Sweden, lives and works in Oslo, Norway), curator at the Oslo Kunstforening, for the participation in the joint project 'An Exchange between the Nordic Countries and West Africa Performance as a tool for freedom of expression'. The project is initiated by Lilith Performance Studio in Malmö, Sweden and the Center for Contemporary Art, Lagos, Nigeria. According to the curator ”the project aim to, amongst other things, offer the Lagos art scene an insight into the Nordic performance scene, through public presentations and a workshop based performance festival at CCA, Lagos and to offer Malmö a glimpse of the West African performance art scene, through four large-scale performance art productions at Lilith Performance Studio.”
Curator: Marianne Hultman, Artistic Director, Oslo Kunstforening, Bisi Silva, Founder and Artistic Director, Centre for Contemporary Art, Lagos, Nigeria (CCA, Lagos), Petter Pettersson and Elin Lundgren, both Artistic Directors at Lilith Performance Studio, Malmö, Sweden

NOK 9 000

Kristina Daukintyte Aas

23 January – 21 February 2015
Kristina Daukintyte Aas Artist

Support is provided to artist Kristina Daukintyte Aas (b.1978, Klaipeda, Lithuania, lives and works in Utvik, Norway) in the exhibition 10 × 10 = 100% at JACQUARD at Galeri Titanikas, Vilnius Academy of Fine Arts, Vilnius, Lithania, where the exhibition will present the works of 10 contemporary artists from Norway and 10 from Lithuania. The focus of the exhibition is digital Jacquard weaving (the Jacquard loom was invented by Joseph Marie Jacquard, in France in 1801). According to the curators ‘The main idea of the exhibition is to show how jacquard weave has developed and to present artists that use technology in diverse ways - from plain weave to textile sculptures, using sensors or light projections, a sound that interacts with textiles, a movement.’
Other participating artists include Aiste Voveryte, Daiva Zubriene, Egle Ganda Bogdaniene and Vilija Povilaityte.
Curators: Monika Zaltauskaite-Grasiene, Solveiga Gutaute, Kristina D. Aas, curatorial team, 10x10=100% JACQUARD, Galeri Titanikas, Vilnius Academy of Fine Arts, Vilnius, Lithuania

NOK 25 000

The American-Scandinavian Foundation

24 January – 4 April 2015
The American-Scandinavian Foundation Foundation
Anne Katrine Dolven Artist
Ann Lislegaard Artist

Support is provided to The American-Scandinavian Foundation, New York, USA, for the participation of artists A K Dolven (b.1953 in Oslo, Norway, lives and works in Leknes, Norway and London, UK) and Ann Lislegaard (b.1962 in Tønsberg, Norway, lives and works in Copenhagen, Denmark and New York, NY, USA) in the exhibition ’Voyage to the Virtual: Nordic Digital Art’. ’Featuring moving image artworks by Nordic artists working with video, interactive, and virtual performance, Voyage to the Virtual will explore new Nordic interpretations of visual space—the cinematic, architectural, and conceptual—inviting visitors on a perceptual voyage into the realm of the virtual. A number of exhibition-related programs are planned, including workshops and artist talks, an audio visual performance, and children’s programs.’, according to the curator. Other participating artists include Katja Aglert, Elina Brotherus, Olafur Eliasson, Jette Gejl Kristensen & Peter Møller-Nielsen, Petra Lindholm, Per Platou, Jacob Tækker and Anders Weberg.
Curator: Tanya Toft, independent curator, ’Voyage to the Virtual: Nordic Digital Art’, The American-Scandinavian Foundation, New York, USA.

NOK 12 376

Nora Adwan

25 January – 6 April 2015
Nora Adwan Artist

Support is provided to the artist Nora Adwan (b.1983, London, UK, lives and works in Bergen, Norway) for her work in the project ‘Forming the Formless’ at The Townhouse Gallery in Cairo, Egypt. The artist ‘will be working at a studio attached to the gallery for 10 weeks producing a work for exhibition. During that time I will give a public lecture and participate in an open studio.’ Adwan states that she ‘use both film and digital media within my work as they refer to different ways of seeing and understanding the world through image making and viewing.’ She will be using material gathered in Cairo and will be working with slide film, digital media and small sculptures.
Curator: Dina Kafafi, Residency Program Manager, The Townhouse Gallery, Cairo, Egypt

NOK 14 600

Morten Andersen

23 March – 31 January 2015
Morten Andersen Artist

Support is provided to artist Morten Andersen (b.1965, Akershus, Norway, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) to do a workshop and lecture at the Centro Fotografico Maneul Alvarez Bravo, Oaxaca, Mexico. The artist will ‘During a one week workshop… work close with about 15 local photography students. I will teach about photography, artists books and selfpublishing, but first of all I will teach and push them to develop their own work and projects on a personal, but also on a critical level.’ Moreover Andersen is expected to give a talk on his work. This will be open to the public.
Curator: Daniel Brena, Director, Centro Fotografico Maneul Alvarez Bravo, Oaxaca, Mexico

NOK 15 000

Tel Aviv Museum of Art

10 June – 16 September 2015
Ann Lislegaard Artist

Support is provided to the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel, for Ann Lislegaard (b.1962 in Tønsberg, Norway, lives and works in Copenhagen, Denmark)'s solo exhbition 'Ann Lislegaard: Paraspace' at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art. According to the curator, 'Ann Lislegaard's layered work is a reading of technological existence in a world that blurs the distinction between living creatures and machines. Lislegaard uses science fiction as raw material for constructing spaces, which confront concrete architectural spaces and fictitious ones, examining the dialectics between interior and exterior in changing environments.
Curator: Meira Yagid-Haimovici, Senior Curator of Design and Architecture, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel

NOK 25 000

Selene Wendt

2 September – 1 December 2015
Selene Wendt Curator

Support is provided to curator Selene Wendt (b.1966, Geneva, Switzerland, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) who is invited by the Museu de Arte Contemporanea, Niterói, Brazil, to curate the exhibition 'The Art of Storytelling'. According to the curator “The Art of Storytelling is a large-scale exhibition featuring work by visual artists whose work is directly inspired by literature and storytelling. The exhibition is a continuation of the story that was first told in The Storytellers: Narratives in International Contemporary Art, seen at The Stenersen Museum in 2012,...” Other participating artists include Gilvan Barreto, William Kentridge, Lobato & Guimaraes, Ulf Nilsen, Valeska Soares and Nina Yuen.
Curator : Selene Wendt, Curator, 'The Art of Storytelling', Museu de Arte Contemporanea, Niterói, Brazil

NOK 10 000

International Support with 03–funding

Nicandro Merxelino

7 – 27 October 2014
Nicandro Merxelino Artist

Support is provided to artist Nicandro Merxelino (b.1969 in Curaçao, the Netherlands, lives and works in Oslo. Norway) for the participation in the Radio Kamina residency organised by Samuel Olou in collaboration with Ewole – Association for Arts, Culture and Development in Lomé, Togo. The project is created to mark the 100-year anniversary of the destruction of the tower that was used by the German colonisers. The intention of the project is to reintroduce and research the meaning between Germany and its colonial past. The residency includes artists from Africa, Asia and Europe, initiating a process that intends to rebuild the tower and change its historical function and contemporary meaning. Other participating artists include: Soke Edor, Fadlabi, Ky Siriky, Shwan Qaradaki, Lars Sandnes, Lars Cuzner, Alex Trimino and Victor Mutelekesha.
Curator: Kossi Assou, Curator, Founder and Artistic Director, Ewole – Association for Arts, Culture and Development Lomé, Togo

NOK 10 000

Lars Cuzner

7 – 27 October 2014
Lars Cuzner Artist

Support is provided to artist Lars Cuzner (b.1974 in Södertälje, Sweden, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) for the participation in the Radio Kamina residency organised by Samuel Olou in collaboration with Ewole – Association for Arts, Culture and Development in Lomé, Togo. The project is created to mark the 100-year anniversary of the destruction of the tower that was used by the German colonisers. During his residency, Cuzner will aim to commence a process rebuilding the 120 meter radio tower, do some broadcasts, and destroy it shortly after. According to the artist, ‘the idea of dismantling a temporary public art piece is in most cases unproblematic, but in this case the destruction has a purpose that I believe would create a situation where it will not be seen merely as a dismantling of a public artwork, but rather wasted construction, wasted funds and wasted investments’. Other participating artists include Soke Edor, Nicandro Merxelino, Fadlabi, Ky Siriky, Shwan Qaradaki, Lars Sandnes, Alex Trimino and Victor Mutelekesha.
Curator: Kossi Assou, Curator, Founder and Artistic Director, Ewole – Association for Arts, Culture and Development, Lomé, Togo

NOK 10 000

Shwan Dler Qaradaki

7 – 27 October 2014
Shwan Dler Qaradaki Artist

Support is provided to artist Shwan Dler Qaradaki (b.1977 in Suleimanieh, Iraq, lives and works in Oslo) for the participation in the Radio Kamina residency organised by Samuel Olou in collaboration with Ewole – Association for Arts, Culture and Development in Lomé, Togo. The project is created to mark the 100-year anniversary of the destruction of the tower that was used by the German colonisers. The intention of the project is to reintroduce and research the meaning between Germany and its colonial past. The residency includes artists from Africa, Asia and Europe, initiating a process that intends to rebuild the tower and change its historical function and contemporary meaning. Other participating artists include: Soke Edor, Nicandro Merxelino, Fadlabi, Ky Siriky, Lars Sandnes, Lars Cuzner, Alex Trimino and Victor Mutelekesha.
Curator: Kossi Assou, Curator, Founder and Artistic Director, Ewole – Association for Arts, Culture and Development, Lomé, Togo

NOK 10 000

Mohamed Ali Fadlabi

7 – 27 October 2014
Mohamed Fadlabi Artist

Support is provided to artist Mohamed Ali Fadlabi (b.1975 in Omdurman, Sudan, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) for the participation in the Radio Kamina residency organised by Samuel Olou in collaboration with Ewole – Association for Arts, Culture and Development in Lomé, Togo. The project is created to mark the 100-year anniversary of the destruction of the tower that was used by the German colonisers. The intention of the project is to reintroduce and research the meaning between Germany and its colonial past. The residency includes artists from Africa, Asia and Europe, initiating a process that intends to rebuild the tower and change its historical function and contemporary meaning. Other participating artists include: Soke Edor, Nicandro Merxelino, Ky Siriky, Shwan Qaradaki, Lars Sandnes, Lars Cuzner, Alex Trimino and Victor Mutelekesha.
Curator: Kossi Assou, Curator, Founder and Artistic Director, Ewole – Association for Arts, Culture and Development, Lomé, Togo

NOK 10 000

Juan Andres Milanes Benito

7 – 27 October 2014
Juan Andres Milanes Benito Artist

Support is provided to artist Juan Andres Milanes Benito (b.1978 in Isla de la Juventud, Cuba, lives and works in Oslo. Norway) for the participation in the Radio Kamina residency organised by Samuel Olou in collaboration with Ewole – Association for Arts, Culture and Development in Lomé, Togo. The project is created to mark the 100-year anniversary of the destruction of the tower that was used by the German colonisers. The intention of the project is to reintroduce and research the meaning between Germany and its colonial past. The residency includes artists from Africa, Asia and Europe, initiating a process that intends to rebuild the tower and change its historical function and contemporary meaning. Other participating artists include: Soke Edor, Nicandro Merxelino, Fadlabi, Ky Siriky, Shwan Qaradaki, Lars Sandnes, Lars Cuzner, Alex Trimino and Victor Mutelekesha.
Curator: Kossi Assou, Curator, Founder and Artistic Director, Ewole – Association for Arts, Culture and Development, Lomé, Togo

NOK 10 000

Samuel Olou

7 – 27 October 2014
Samuel Olou Artist

Support is provided to artist Samuel Olou (b.1970 in Kelakpe, Togo, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) for setting up an international artistic platform in the former radio tower in Kamina, Atakpame, Togo in collaboration with Ewole – Association for Arts, Culture and Development. The project is created to mark the 100-year anniversary of the destruction of the tower that was used by the German colonisers. The project will include a three-week residency including artists from Africa, Asia and Europe; a round table discussion and a research platform. The result will be exhibited in the Goethe Institut in Lomé, Togo. Participating artists include: Soke Edor, Nicandro Merxelino, Fadlabi, Ky Siriky, Shwan Qaradaki, Lars Sandnes, Lars Cuzner, Alex Trimino and Victor Mutelekesha.
Curator: Kossi Assou, Curator, Founder and Artistic Director, Ewole – Association for Arts, Culture and Development, Lomé, Togo

NOK 10 000

Victor Mutelekesha

7 – 27 October 2014
Victor Mutelekesha Artist

Support is provided to artist Victor Mutelekesha (b.1976 in Chililabombwe, Zambia, lives and works in Oslo, Norway) for the participation in the Radio Kamina residency organised by Samuel Olou in collaboration with Ewole – Association for Arts, Culture and Development in Lomé, Togo. The project is created to mark the 100-year anniversary of the destruction of the tower that was used by the German colonisers. The intention of the project is to reintroduce and research the meaning between Germany and its colonial past. The residency includes artists from Africa, Asia and Europe, initiating a process that intends to rebuild the tower and change its historical function and contemporary meaning. Other participating artists include Soke Edor, Nicandro Merxelino, Fadlabi, Ky Siriky, Shwan Qaradaki, Lars Sandnes, Lars Cuzner and Alex Trimino.
Curator: Kossi Assou, Curator, Founder and Artistic Director, Ewole – Association for Arts, Culture and Development, Lomé, Togo

NOK 10 000

Piksel Produksjoner

13 – 16 November 2014
Piksel Produksjoner

Support is provided to Piksel, an annual media art festival in Bergen, Norway, for inviting the Indonesian artist group XXLAB (consisting of Asa Rahmana, Fahla Fadillah Lotan, Irene Agrivina and Rennie Emonk). According to the organisers, ‘Piksel is a festival for artists and developers working with free and open source software, hardware and art. It involves participants from more than a dozen countries exchanging ideas, coding, presenting art and software projects, doing workshops, performances and discussions on the aesthetics and politics of free and open source software’. Other participating artists include Kasia Jusska, Davide Bevilacqua & Alberto Boem, Malte Steiner & Wolfgang Spahn, Louise Harris and Erin Sexton.
Curator: Gisle Frøysland, Artistic Director, Piksel Produksjoner, Bergen, Norway

NOK 20 000