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Belgian photographer and video artist Alexis Destoop returned to the north to continue his research. For this trip, Alexis focused on looking deeper into the borderlands and the complex story of the borders between Russia, Norway and Finland. During his two-week journey, Alexis travelled between Nikel, Zapolyarny and Murmansk in Russia before visiting snow-covered Grense…
EEEFFF’s artistic practice exists in a world where technology, data privacy and concepts of real and ephemeral communities come together. The Belarusian artist duo, who are now based in Russia, work to destabilise your digital experience in a time when polished GUI*, UX** and IPS*** aim to provide a sense of familiarity and security.
Pikene på Broen was pleased to host Outi Pieski and Jenni Laiti as part of our BAR International artist in residency program while they undertook research for future collaborative projects. The artists, who during the summer of 2016 collaborated for the first time, each bring unique aesthetics approaches to the contemporary art and culture of Sapmi.…
Ernie and JTT worked late into the night transforming an empty store on Kirkenes’ pedestrian mall into their pop-up hair salon, #ErrorSpa. For two days, the salon operated with impunity from the authorities offering art school haircuts which are more than the law allows.
Tanya Busse and Emilija Skarnulyte visited Pikene på Broen to scout locations and conduct research for their upcoming project that will be unveiled at the Barents Spektakel 2017.
Ina Otzko and Kjetil Berg hit the road for a tour of central Finnmark and the Kola Peninsula with Pikene på Broen and BAR International. The study trip took the artists from Karasjok via Karigasniemi, Kaamanen, Sevettijärvi, Neiden, Kirkenes, Nikel, Zapolyarny, Titovka, Kirovsk, Kandalaksha, Monchegorsk and Murmansk.
Emily Newman continues her research into the cold war history of the north during her socond artist in residecny journey with Pikene på Broen and BAR International. The project Ice Station Zebra “is an ongoing project which involves children across geographical, political and historical borders in creative play on the topic of the Cold War”.…
Pikene på Broen on the Road to the Sami Center for Contemporary Art and OCA’s ‘Thinking at the Edge of the World. Perspectives from the North’
Pikene på Broen took to the road to Karasjok last week with Russian and Norwegian artists to attend the Sami Center for Contemporary Art and the Office for Contemporary Art Norway's event 'Thinking at the Edge of the World. Perspectives from the North'.
Norwegian visual artist Marius Moldvær travelled with BAR International through the Norwegian borderlands and into north-west Russia as he conducts research and field experiments for his upcoming project for the Barents Spektakel 2017.