We are happy to invite everybody to the exhibition opening on
Tuesday, March 16th, 17:00
at ARTPLAY Design Center!
(Nizhnaja Syromiatnicheskaya 5/7)
16 years after the Barents Region was launched as a new spatial entity in the High North, the exhibition PAN-BARENTZ explores the Barents identity at the crossroads of art, architecture, urbanism and politics.
PAN-BARENTZ presents a series of statements, investigations, readings and interpretations made by artists and architects on and of identity in the Barents region:
Blue Noses (Viacheslav Mizin, Alexander Shaburov) (Moscow), Contemporary Santa Claus Artist Association (Eemil Karila & Kalle Lampela) (Rovaniemi – Berlin), Olga & Alexander Florensky (St Petersburg), Håkon Jensen (Tromsø), Svein Flygari Johansen (Oslo), Eemil Karila & Julija Goyd (Berlin), Los Torreznos (Rafael Lamata & Jaime Vallaure) (Madrid), Joar Nango (Trondheim), Andreas Nilsson & Mikel Cee Karlsson (Malmö), The Painting & Drawing Society (Olga and Alexander Florensky, Alexander Dashevsky, Irina Zatulovskaya), Amund Sjølie Sveen (Oslo), Antti Tenetz (Rovaniemi), Stian Ådlandsvik (Oslo), 0047 (Oslo), Buromoscow (Moscow), NORD (Copenhagen), Dept. of Urban Design and Planning NTNU (Trondheim), Testbedstudio (Stockholm).
Curated by Luba Kuzovnikova (Pikene på Broen), Øystein Rø
and Espen Røyseland (0047).
In the opening program:
Peformance «United States of Barents» by Amund S. Sveen (Oslo).
Performance by Los Torreznos (Madrid).
The exhibition is open until March, 27th.
Exhibition PAN-BARENTZ is part of the III Barents Art Triennale produced by Pikene på Broen (Kirkenes) in cooperation with 0047 (Oslo), the University of Lapland (Rovaniemi) and Anadolu Kultur (Istanbul).