Visitor Programme October 2019

Visitor programme in Bergen 30 October - 1 November 2019 in connection with the Annual Crafts Exhibition at KODE Art Museums and Composer Homes

Norwegian Crafts hosted six people on a visitor programme to Bergen 30 October - 1 November in conjunction with the Norwegian Association for Arts and Crafts' Annual Exhibition for Crafts (Årsutstillingen, av Norske Kunsthåndverkere) at KODE Art Museums and Composer Homes, and Nordic Platform for Critical Craft Theory's first public lecture with Prof. Gunvor Guttorm from Sámi Allaskuvlla.  

Participating in the programme were: Evelina Hedin (director Gustavsberg Konsthall); Maria Forneheim (director collections and exhibitions at Röhsska Museum); Pernille Stockmarr (curator and head of research at Designmuseum Denmark); Kari Svarre (partner A. Petersen Collection & Craft); Anna Westman Kuhmunen (curator at Ájtte Swedish Sami and Mountain Museum) and Riitta Kuusikko (chief curator at Rovaniemi Art Museum).  

In addition to seeing the Annual Exhibition for Crafts the experts visited several craft artists while in Bergen, such as Gabiel Johan KvendsethAstrid SleireIda Carolyn Helland HansenKioyshi YamamotoSissel BlystadÅse LjonesKari Dyrdal; Kari AasenBjørn MorstensenHeidi Bjørgan and Nina Malterud.  The programme also included visits and meetings with several institutions: VISPKRAFTKODE Art Museums and Composer Homes and S 12