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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…
The final event of the INTRANSIT project organized by the Goethe Institut Stockholm was following the theme somewhere else today is already tomorrow – What can we learn from co-productive, user-led forms of urban development in northwestern Europe? It took place in Erfurt/Germany from Wednesday 27th to Friday 29th of April of 2016.
Pikene på Broen is pleased to be a partner in the Transfer North curatorial, critical writing and research residency programme taking place over autumn and winter 2016. Application deadline for the program is the 15th May, 2016.