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Redefining the Arctic culture: Russian perspectives

The Arctic is being de ned and re-defined within the frameworks of industrialisation, securitisation and urbanisation. During the session, we will travel between two emblematic Russian Arctic cities of Murmansk on the Kola Peninsula and Norilsk on the Taimyr Peninsula – delving into their current cultural strategies and futuristic visions. We will check the pulse […]

Nordic cooperation: What do we need to know to improve the conditions for arts and cultural participation?

The Nordic Council of Ministers and Nordic Agency for Cultural Policy Analysis, Kulturanalys Norden, invite to a discussion about the conditions for creating and sustaining a strong art sector and a broad cultural participation north of the circumpolar. At first the Nordic Agency for Cultural Policy Analysis, Kulturanalys Norden, presents its current work with establishing […]

Contemporary indigenous art

What is indigenous art today? What is cultural appropriation and what are the genuine indigenous expressions – who decides? Host: Riddu Riddu Festival Contributors: Moderator: Katya-Garcia Antón Director, Office for Contemporary Art Norway (NO) Moderator: Karoline Trollvik Director, Riddu Riddu Festivala (Sápmi/NO) Tone Hansen Chair of the board, Council of Culture, Director of Henie Onstad […]

Barents cooperation

For more than twenty years, the neighboring countries of the Barents region, Russia, Finland, Sweden and Norway have been cooperating extensively, also in the eld of culture. What is their story of success and how does cooperation proceed facing Arctic changes?   Host: The International Barents Secretariat Contributors Moderator: Tomas Hallberg Director, The International Barents […]

Artistic education, research and practice in the Arctic

Host: University of Lapland Contributors: Timo Jokela Dean, professor, Faculty of Art and Design, University of Lapland. Leader of the Thematic network on Arctic Sustainable Art & Design, University of Arctic (FI) Gunvor Guttorm Rector, Sami University of Applied Sciences (NO) Mirja Hiltunen Professor, University of Lapland (FI)

Curating the North

Who owns and mediates ”North” in the current ”scramble” for the Arctic? The North has long been a place both imaged and imagined by insiders and outsiders alike. Advocating perspectives, ownership and storytelling from, by and in the North, we adopt an expanded understanding of ”curation” to probe the competing in uences at play in […]

Cultural circumpolar connections

As the world of international relations seems to become increasingly unstable and unpredictable, the Arctic stands out as a place of dialogue and peaceful collaboration across the borders. What role do international institutions such as the Arctic Council and Arctic Economic Council have in this picture? And what about science and cultural collaboration across borders? […]

Cultural tourism: Tourists meeting the culture of the North

Tourism is a rapidly growing industry which may have far-reaching economic and environmental impact in the Arctic. Having focused on natural wonders and nature-based tourism in international marketing, there is a growing awareness of cultural tourism as a vital part of the experience. Going forward, leveraging the unique Arctic culture in marketing campaigns represents a […]

Final statement – Linda Hofstad Helleland

Linda Hofstad Helleland, Minister of Culture, Norway presents the first final statement of the Arctic Arts Summit. FINAL STATEMENT FROM THE FIRST ARCTIC ARTS SUMMIT HARSTAD, NORWAY, JUNE 21, 2017 We, the participants at the first Arctic Arts Summit, held in Harstad, Norway on June 21 – 22, 2017 Underscore the significance of culture in […]

Final statement from the first Arctic Arts Summit

We, the participants at the first Arctic Arts Summit, held in Harstad, Norway on June 21 – 22, 2017 Underscore the significance of culture in the discourse about and sustainable development of viable communities and regions in the circumpolar North. Underscore the importance of the inclusion and active participation of the peoples of the North; […]