Skaftfell is hosting a three day symposium and dialogue platform focusing on the intersection of visual art and ecological issues in Iceland as a part of the project Frontiers in Retreat. We will ask: What are the particularities of ecosystems, environment, community, and daily life in Iceland? How do artists engage with these issues and what is their contribution to this discourse? What opportunities and challenges are in store for local ecologies and how can we adjust to them? The symposium will offer lectures on nature, geography and human existence, the interplay of visual art and ecology, environmental issues and […]
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Application deadline May 15, 2016. Applications are open to curators interested in pursuing research, curatorial and critical writing opportunities in the northern regions of Norway, Finland, Sweden, Northwest-Russia, Scotland, Iceland and Lithuania during autumn 2016 – winter 2016/2017. The residency programme is part of the Transfer North programme, and offers seven curators and writers a unique opportunity to combine visits to several places within the network: NORWAY // Tromsø (Troms County Cultural Center), Bodø (Nordland Culture Center), Svolvær (The North Norwegian Artist Center), Røst (Røst AIR) Kirkenes (Pikene på Broen), Karasjok (Sami Center for Contemporary Art) // FINLAND // Oulu (Northern Photographic […]