Triage 2017 seminar + final week celebration   Landmark  Seminar

On behalf of the graduating UiB / KHiB Master’s class of 2017, we invite you to join us for a night of conversation, critique, and celebration. We have invited three international guests to join us here in Bergen for the occasion: Rosalie Schweiker, Lívia Páldi, and Per Johansson. The evening’s program will be moderated by Anthea Buys, curator and director of the Hordaland Kunstsenter. Three individual lectures will be followed by a panel discussion, exploring key issues surrounding the practice of contemporary art today, focusing on the challenges faced by young emerging artists. Afterwards DJ Trym will hit the decks, shifting theory into practice for a night of drinking, dancing, and celebration.

Thursday May 4 at Landmark
Seminar begins at 19:00 sharp, doors open at 18:30
DJ Trym Søvdsnes 22:00 - 01:30


Rosalie Schweiker is an artist living in London.

Per Johansson
PhD, Human ecology; BA, History of science. Formerly senior lecturer and researcher at Lund university. Since 2007 a free agent - writing, doing talks and consulting. Co-founder of Infontology, a small think tank dealing with the impact of the digital world on society and culture. Co-founder of Mooria, a digital magazine. Co-founder of The Conversatory, a different way of conducting public conversations. Podcast maker with Eric Schüldt, shows for Swedish national radio as well as independent productions (Human and Machine, The Tree of Knowledge, Myths & Mysteries). Featured in a recent film for Swedish national television (Seek and You Shall Find, directed by Thomas Jackson). Currently works with artists in several genres (performance, sculpture, concept art etc). Visiting lecturer at Academy of Design and Crafts, Steneby (University of Gothenburg).

Livía Páldi
Born in Budapest, is the Curator of Visual Arts at Project Arts Centre in Dublin. Between 2012 and 2015 she was director of BAC – Baltic art Center, a residency and production space in Visby, Sweden and from 2005 to 2011 curator and chief curator of the Műcsarnok / Kunsthalle Budapest where she organised numerous exhibitions, talks, and seminars.
Páldi has edited several exhibition catalogues; she was a contributing editor of East Art Map magazine and book organized by the artist collaborative IRWIN in Ljubljana (2002–5).
She holds an MA in English Literature and Language and Art History from the Eötvös Lóránd University, Budapest and participated in the Curatorial Training Programme at De Appel in Amsterdam in 2000/2001. She was one of the curatorial agents of dOCUMENTA (13) and during 2016 she was member of the OFF-Biennale Budapest curatorial board.
She lives and works in Dublin.

Moderator: Anthea Buys, HKS
Anthea Buys was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. She is a curator and writer and is currently director of Hordaland Kunstsenter in Bergen. Previously she was a visiting PhD scholar at Columbia University in New York City, and worked as a freelance curator in South Africa, the United States and in Europe. Her main research interests lie at the intersection of art, philosophy and fiction.

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