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Roaming the North Atlantic – Art and Fashion From Greenland, Iceland, and The Faroe Islands in Denmark

Mariagerfjord Kunstforening, Hobro, Denmark cordially invites you to

SYMPOSIUM – ART BEYOND THE METROPOLIS

Sunday, September 16., 10 am – 3 pm at Gasmuseet, Gasværksvej 2, 2. floor, Hobro, Denmark. Everyone is welcome, please read below.

Some artists choose to settle and work far away from the hectic art scene of the big cities. What are the consequences?
That question will be on debate at the symposium when three of the participants in the exhibition and two artists from Northern Jutland meet to talk about and debate the pros and cons of choosing to live and built artistic careers in Greenland, Iceland, The Faroe Islands, and Northern Jutland. The talks will be in Danish and English.

PROGRAM
Kl. 10.00 – Coffee and welcome by Søren C. Olesen, Hobro Kunstsamling
Kl. 10.10 – Today’s program by Anne Lie Stokbro, curator at Kunstetagerne
kl. 10.15 – Textile designer Louise Lynge Berthelsen, NUUK COUTURE, Greenland
Kl. 10.45 – Painter Þorunn Bara Björnsdóttir, Iceland
Kl. 11.15 – Painter and printmaker Peter Max-Jakobsen, Denmark
Kl. 12.00 – Lunch
Kl. 13.00 – Fríđa Matras Brekku, printmaker and co-leader of Steinprent, Tórshavn, The Faroe Islands
Kl. 13.45 – Gregory Hamilton Miller, ceramist and owner of the art center Tolne Gjæstgivergaard, Denmark
Kl. 14.15 – Questions and debate
Kl. 15.00 – End of debate

Tickets: Members of Mariagerfjord Kunstforening free. Other kr. 100, lunch included
PLEASE REGISTER at astok@mariagerfjord.dk no later than Monday, September 10th

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