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Pikene på Broen is pleased to be contributing to the program of the Arctic Arts Summit in Harstad on the 21st and 22nd of June. The 2017 Arctic Arts Summit is the first ever summit and conference where all eight Arctic countries participate in highlighting circumpolar arts and culture. Along with ministers and politicians from all the Arctic countries who will present thoughts on how they read the Arctic culture and the Arctic art scene today. The Arctic Arts Summit will feature a wide range of thematic sessions hosted by Arctic arts institutions and organisations.
Pikene på Broen’s project Kunststi i grenserom / Art path in the borderland supported by KORO (Public Art Norway)
Pikene på Broen is proud to be named amongst the latest funding recipients of KORO’s Art Scheme for Outdoor Public Spaces initiative (URO). The project funding is for Pikene på Broen’s project Kunststi i grenserom / Art path in the borderland. The funding will go toward Pikene på Broen’s pilot project aiming to make outdoor installation artwork a permanent presence in Kirkenes and…
Ved inngangen til det nye året kan vi gledelig registrere at vi har kommet halvveis med oppussing av vårt nye visningsrom i Gågata midt i Kirkenes sentrum. Den siste veggen rives nå, og da kan gulvet avrettes. Det er Kirkenes Byggservice som står bak renoveringen av lokalet.
Anders Eik Pilskog and Jan Gunnar Skjeldsøy from architecture firm Stiv Kuling have been working with Pikene på Broen to create a space that reflects local society – industry meeting community and nature. Materials such as steel and concrete are balanced with timber and wool with large street facing windows and interior glass providing natural light to the space. The architects have worked with Pikene på Broen in the past, producing a project for the 2013 Barents Spektakel.
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'.
The Norwegian Ministry of Culture today announced an ongoing investment in Norwegian-Russian cultural cooperation with Pikene på Broen being one of the key cooperation partners for continued cross-border cultural dialogue. “The cultural sector in Northern Norway has had contact with partners in Northwest Russia for many years. The government wants good relations with Russia in the cultural…
The Slovakian delegation from Project Zip visited Pikene på Broen for an informal presentation and lunch meeting. Project Zip is cooperation project between Sloavaki and Ukraine and operates under that tag lined "Zipping and Innovating the Development Planning of the Cross-Border Slovak-Ukrainian territory".
Norwegian author and social anthropologist Erika Fatland visited Pikene på Broen for an office lunch as she continues her journey following the Russian border from North Korea to the Norwegian coastline at Grense Jakobslev. Her eight month, 20,000km journey has taken her through Russia’s Asian neighbours, ex-soviet republics and eastern bloc nations by car, train…