Tag Archives: Contemporary Art

The Characters – Artist book by Tonje Boe Birkeland is launched

A new artist book by Tonje Birkeland ‘The Characters I-IV’ has been launched. You can view selected pages on her website. We are thrilled to have our article ‘Walking (in)visible Lines: Archaeologies inbetween‘ re-published inside as part of our on-going … Continue reading

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Greenland adventures: re-imagining Anna Aurora Astrup

Photo (c) Tonje Birkeland Isafjorur – Nansen Fjord – Mount Aurora – Kangerdlugssuaq – Suhaili Bay – Nigertuluk – Astrups Horn – Tasilaq – Kulusuk By Tonje Bøe Birkeland, Daniel Lee and Antonia Thomas. Tracks from Greenland made by the … Continue reading

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Wilder Being: destruction and creation in the littoral zone

Wilder Being brings together  archaeologists, artists, environmental scientists and members of the community to explore an archaeological site (Pool, Sanday, Orkney) which is eroding into the sea with innovative and experimental field practice. Themes of coastal erosion, climate change, modern beach material … Continue reading

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All paths lead to Gullfjellet

Last month we ventured across to Bergen, Norway, to stay with Tonje Birkeland and continue work on our on-going collaboration (and have a holiday!). Bergen is perfectly placed to experience cosmopolitan Norway in a city full of historic character, go hiking … Continue reading

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Collaborative drawings

I have been experimenting with the GPS data collected during PGN14. Drawings shown in previous posts have involved collaborations of GPS tracks by combining individual journeys as layers into a GIS and displaying the data by day or person. Collaborations … Continue reading

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Papay Listskjul maps

Here are a selection of tracks made by artists, architect and archaeologists. The tracks were made over several days at PGN14 and show how different participants inhabited the space at Papay Listskjul (festival HQ, studios and workshop). In this case, different colours … Continue reading

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PGN14 festival maps

We have been mapping the festival with 5 hand held GPS receivers, given to various artists and attenders in the morning with a fresh set of charged batteries. Last year the intense clouds of points that resulted from the GPSs … Continue reading

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