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  • Artist Talk: Susanne M. Winterling and Máret Ánne Sara, with collaborator Elin Már Øyen Vister

    Artist talk with festival artists Susanne M. Winterling and Máret Ánne Sara, with collaborator Elin Már Øyen Vister. Thu 14. Feb 15:15 - 15:45 TANG free
  • Ha det på badet

    Arctic cocktails with live music from the stage at the edge of the swimming pool. We turn down the lights, fire up the candles and invite you for chill-out session with DJ Matti Aikio (Tromsø). Plus, get ready for interactive performance games in the water with Evgeny Goman from Arctic Theatre, Murmansk: Winter is breaking.…
  • Scenic arts across borders – China, Russia and Norway

    The performance of Made in Macau 2.0 is followed by a conversation between the performers from Rolling Puppet Alternative Theatre, Evgeny Goman (Theater director from Murmansk) and Inger Buresund (Theater manager with extensive experience with cultural development with China). The conversation, moderated by Bente Andersen (director of Samovar theatre and performance maker), looks at the…
  • The Stitch Project – Book Launch with Irene Karlsen

    The Stitch Project: Book launch with Irene Karlsen and a conversation about dying with plants. On the occasion of The Stitch Project during the Barents Spektakel 2019, Irene Karlsen launches her brand new book "Vanlige nyttevekster". Irene Karlsen claims that using our most common crops is no witchcraft. In her new book you will get…
  • The Stitch Project – Women in War

    Together with The Stitch Project during Barents Spectacle 2019, the Dagny Loe-carpet from the Borderland Museum and Jørgund Sivertsen carpet from the Partisan Museum at Kiberg, are presented in Terminal B. Here, the carpets are exhibited in a new context, where the importance of the craft is the focus. On the occasion of the exhibition…
  • TANG
    the festival meeting spot

    Tang This year’s festival hangout is an installation as much as a social retreat, created by the artist duo Devils Apron; Trond Ansten and Kåre Grundvåg. 
TANG — as well as being one of the most popular surnames in China — is the Norwegian word for seaweed. This marine resource is packed with a dizzying…
  • Det Samiske Nasjonalteatret Beaivváš presents:
    Juoiggas!

    In this concert performance, the Sami National Theater Beaivváš takes a deep dive into the history and function of the joik throughout time. We meet the close, personal yoik given from one person to another. We meet the joik poetry squad that broke through and inspired Europe's poets in the late 17th century, and we…
  • Book Reading with Science Fiction Author, Xia Jia

    Welcome to a book reading with Chinese science fiction author, Xia Jia -- in cooperation with Sør-Varanger library. As one of the most promising voices of Chines science fiction, Xia Jia is a writer as well as a scholar of the science-fiction genre. To date, she has published three novels in Chinese and her short…
  • Rolling Puppet Alternative Theatre:
    Made in Macau 2.0

    Made in Macau 2.0 revives intimate family memories and confronts the present reality of living in Macau, a former Portuguese colony and cultural hybrid that was the last mainland colony to be returned to China. Using puppetry and objects, the performance is both a serious and comical reflection of Macau’s enormous social and economic transformations,…
  • Beijing Stories – Jon Tombre

    «BEIJING STORIES» - is a visual, physical soundtrack by sound artist Eirik Blekesaune and director Jon Tombre. Based on texts written by Jon during a working visit to Beijing in 2017. The performance is part of Jon's project "Kødd & Melankoli". In "Beijing stories", Jon experiences what it is like to be a stranger, how…