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Platform Nord – festival for young Nordic Contemporary Art. Open Call ends on 30. June.

Showcase, Workshops and Masterclasses: 11.-15. October in Kristiansand NO

Do you know a talented young artist age 18-30 who is ready to showcase their project in a Nordic setting?

The first-time Platform Nord was in 2015, and we are now ready with a new festival in 2017! Nordisk kulturfond and Arts Council Norway funds Platform Nord, lead by Fluks – Senter for ung kunst og kultur at University of Agder, in co-operation with Nordic House in Iceland and Danmarks Radio.

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. PNs 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 8 projects of artistic quality and originality to the public in 2017. Each project can include more than one artist / practitioner.  Travel and accommodation are covered by PN.

Open Call ends on 30. June: www.platformnord.com


PNs artistic board pick out the participating projects, give feed-back, workshop and masterclasses at the festival.

Morten Traavik – Norway

is a director and artist working across a wide spectrum of artistic genres and international borders. The notion of the world as a stage and identity as role play is never far away in his works, as well as a characteristically blurred distinction between art, activism and social issues. www.traavik.info

Jóna Hlíf Halldórsdóttir – Iceland

Is a an artist which work and exhibitions consist of mixed medium, building on elements from photographs, video, sculpture and installations. She is also Chairman of the Association of Icelandic Visual Artists. www.jonahlif.com

Henrik Vibskov – Denmark

is an artist and designer active in music, but particularly profiled in fashion-design, costume-design, scenography and in visual art. He is a professor at Design School Kolding. www.henrikvibskov.com


Transnordania: New in 2017 – cross-artistic workshop:

As a participant in Platform Nord 2017, you will be the founder of Transnordania, a three-day nation-building process under the guidance of director and artist Morten Traavik.

Transnordania is a temporary break out republic on Platform North’s physical and temporal territory. For more information: http://www.platformnord.com/?page_id=21565

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