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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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Walking (in)visible lines: archaeologies in between – published in Flettverk #2 SCENE

We are pleased to have our article ‘Walking (in)visible lines: archaeologies in between’ published last month in a Norwegian art magazine FLETTVERK (translates as ‘product created by braiding or interlacing of different parts’). The theme for issue #2 is SCENE;  … 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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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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Site 71

During an archaeological survey of the north end of Papay in 2014, we recorded some initials carved on the cliff face, ‘LL’. We plotted the location of the carving, and recorded it as Site 71. But to think of it … Continue reading

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Collaborations with Luelle

EXPLORATIONS AT THE NORTH END In this collaboration we (Tonje Birkeland, Antonia Thomas and Dan Lee) have been exploring how archaeology and photography both use time to construct narratives, blurring the distinction between subject and object, past and present. LUELLE … Continue reading

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PAPAY GYRO NIGHTS 2014

Papay Gyro Nights 2014 starts today! We will blog some posts during the week about our archaeological residency. Keep up with everything at: http://www.papaygyronights.papawestray.org/PGN2014.html http://papaygyronights.wordpress.com/

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