The winners of the competition for the parking garage and site surrounding the New Concert Hall in Stavanger are two young norwegian artists: Anne Marthe Dyvi and Marianne Pfeffer Gjengedal. Jury Assessment (pdf)>>
Vito Acconci project for the Amphitheater at Stavanger New Concert Hall is canceled.
(updated Wednesday 15 September 2010) The Arts Committee at Stavanger New Concert Hall withdrew Acconci's project for the amphitheater last week. The Board has decided not to implement the project.
KORO has taken note of the decision.
The Acconci Studio in New York has won the competition for the commission of the Amphitheatre at the New Concert Hall in Stavanger
competing against other noted and internationally-known artists. - The city of Stavanger can be proud to get an art project
by Vito Acconci. The project can be understood in many ways and will enhance the experience of the Amphitheatre as a meeting
place and arena, says jury leader Dyveke Sanne.
You are hereby invited to take part in an open competition for art projects to be situated next to the New Concert Hall and its parking garage that are currently under construction in Stavanger. The concert hall will be located in a unique green area, near other art and cultural institutions, that is within walking distance of the centre of Stavanger. Les mer>>>
Visual artists, artists working in the field of applied arts, and collaborating groups
are hereby invited to take part in an international pre-qualifying round for the first
art project for the new concert hall in Stavanger, to be completed in 2011. Read more >>
KORO and Kilden invite visual artists to participate in two competitions:
A national open competition and an international pre-qualifying competition for Kilden, the new performing arts centre in Kristiansand in Norway. >>
Two Norwegian artists, H. C. Gilje and Marius Watz, have accepted commissions for the Bybanen Tunnels Project. Remaining projects are expected to be initiated during fall 2009. All tunnell art projects are expected to be completed by the opening of Bybanen, summer 2010. Read more>> More about Bybanen Art Program>>
Camilla Martens and Toril Goksøyr will present their performance PALESTINIAN EMBASSY in the Kontraskjæret Park by the Akershus Castle/Rådhusplassen (the City Hall Square) in Oslo in the period from September 19 to 22 at 5:00 pm. The performance will be in the form of an embassy reception.
Invitation in Arabic>> Invitation in English>> Press Release>>
Bybanen in Bergen is the first light-rail system of its kind in Norway and will act as the backbone in the city’s future infrastructure for collective transport. Bybanen has its own art program which received significant financial support from KORO (Public Art Norway) through its public space program (URO). Norwegian and international artists are now invited to an international prequalification for participation in a closed competition for a water and/or light-based work. Read more>>
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