Platform Nord 2019 Festival for Young Nordic Contemporary Art

Showcase, workshops and new collabora tions, 9.-13. October in Kristiansand NO

Do you know a talented young artist at your Academy in the age of 18-30
who is ready to showcase their project in a Nordic setting? Platform Nord was first launched in 2015, and we are now ready for the third edition of
the festival in 2019! Platform Nord is funded by Nordisk Kulturfond and Arts Council Norway, and is created by Fluks – Senter for ung kunst og kultur at University of Agder. Nordic partners are Nordic House – Iceland, Nordic House – Faroe Islands as well as Royal Academy of Music, Denmark.

Platform Nord is a festival for young Nordic Contemporary Art. The aim is to create a Nordic meeting place for young artists and their work. The open call invites on a broad scale: Performing and visual arts including performance, theatre, dance, music, literature, film, installations, photography and more. Projects transcending art forms, and creative expressions that explore new ways of mediation are especially welcome.

PN presents up to 10 projects of artistic quality and originality to the public in 2019. Each project can include more than one artist / practitioner.

Travels / accommodation expenses are covered by PN.

Open Call ends on May 14th:

PNs artistic board selects the participating projects, curate and offer feed-back during the festival.

Kurt Johannessen – Norge
Is a performance artist, author, video artist, painter, drawer and you-name-it kind of artist. With over 90 published books, and 300 completed performances around the globe, it’s safe to say Kurt Johannessen is one of the most productive artists from Norway.

Jóna Hlíf Halldórsdóttir – Iceland
Is a an artist which work and exhibitions consist of mixed medium, building on elements from photography, video, sculpture and installations.

Henrik Vibskov – Denmark
Is an artist and designer active in music, but particularly profiled in fashion-design, costumedesign, scenography and in visual art. He is a professor at Design School Kolding.

Goksøyr & Martens – Workshop
Goksøyr & Martens is a duo of artists who composes performances based on a journalistic approach to everyday life. Goksøyr & Martens will give a workshop based on collaborative performance art in the duration of the festival.

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