OCA Pop-Up at Trondheim Kunstmuseum
is the first in a series of discussion meetings throughout the country and will present artist Anne-Karin Furunes as a special guest
Thursday 22 May 2014, 19:00
OCA has the pleasure to announce OCA Pop-Up at Trondheim Kunstmuseum on Thursday 22 May at 19:00. The OCA Pop-Up meetings form part of OCA’s new focus to reach out to art communities in cities outside the capital, such as Trondheim, Tromsø, Bergen and Stavanger, in collaboration with local art institutions and different guest artists. OCA Pop-Up Trondheim will present Trondheim-based artist Anne-Karin Furunes, who will be sharing some of her experiences from the international art arena. The evening will end in a performance in collaboration with nyMusikk Trondheim. Drinks and snacks will be served.
OCA Pop-Ups have been designed in order to better connect with local art communities throughout the country, in collaboration with local host institutions, in order to present OCA's various support programmes, facilitate the use of OCA as a tool for art professionals in their internationalisation process, as well as further the transmission of information on the systems of the international art world. The aim of OCA Pop-Up is to strengthen the position of OCA as a discussion partner with art communities nationwide.
Anne-Karin Furunes will be OCA Pop-Up Trondheim's special guest. She will share some of her professional experiences, and discuss how the support systems combined with strategic choices can help to launch and develop an artist career into the international sphere.
For more information, please contact Tara Ishizuka Hassel.
About Anne-Karin Furunes
Anne-Karin Furunes (b.1961 in Ørland, Norway, lives and works in Trondheim) is an artist and a professor in visual art. She studied art at the academies in Oslo and Trondheim, and architecture at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim and at The Architectural Association in London, UK. Furunes has presented solo exhibitions at Palazzo Fortuny, Venice, Italy; Galleri K, Oslo; Västerås Konstmuseum, Västerås, Sweden and Barry Friedman, New York, NY, USA. She also participated in the Beijing Biennial in 2005. In June 2014 she is opening a solo exhibitio at Millesgården Museum in Stockholm, Sweden. Furunes currently holds the position as professor at Trondheim Academy of Fine Art.
Office for Contemporary Art Norway
The OCA Norway is a foundation created by the Norwegian Ministries of Culture and of Foreign Affairs in Autumn 2001 with the aim of developing collaboration projects in the cultural field between Norway and the international arts scene. The foundation aims to become one of the main organs in the contemporary arts debate through initiatives such as exhibitions, seminars, publications, as well as by providing support to Norwegian artists for their activities on the international art arena.