Bergen International Festival 2015 English catalogue - Page 78

078 BE RGE N INTE RN AT I ON AL FE STIVAL 2015 EX HI B I T I ON DIA LO G U E S Supported by Fritt Ord Foundation and J.W. Eides Stiftelse Sponsored by Bergens Tidende o The Festival presents a number of talks, introductions and debates based on themes from the 2015 programme. These are held in Norwegian or other Scandinavian languages, except those on this page and the introduction to Stockhausen – Stimmung (p. 66). Festival Exhibition 2015 u BERGEN KUN ST H A LL DAT E/ T I M E 28 May–16 August Monday–Sunday at 11:00–17:00 Thursday: at 11:00–20:00 Ane Hjort Guttu T IC KET Full price: 50 Student/seniors: 25 OT H ER Opening: Thursday 28 May at 13:00 Talk with the artist: Saturday 30 May at 13:00 Guided tours every: Sunday at 14:00 Guided tour for families with children: Sunday 31 May at 13:00 A central work in the 2015 Festival Exhibition is a film recorded in Bergen about an art student who leaves college to take on the role of a beggar on the street. The film is one of several works on the themes of use of public space and ongoing discussions on such topics as begging and urban advertising. Ane Hjort Guttu also demonstrates how the complex question of rights in public spaces affects our personal space and our psyche. The exhibition will also appear at the South London Gallery in 2015. New works on power, freedom and art as critical and political tools. Through film, sculptures, photographs and readymades Ane Hjort Guttu has in recent years raised questions related to how much room to manoeuvre art and the artist have in topical political matters. How can artists address politics efficiently? What does 'efficient' mean in that context, and is that what political art ought to be? 078 W W W.FIB.N O ANE HJORT GUTTU (1971–) Steinar Sekkingstad, Martin Clark curators Produced by Bergen Kunsthall The Pacific Islands: Frontline of Climate Change B E RG E N IN T E RN AT ION A L F E ST IVA L 2 01 5 Dialogues world. Moana – the Rising of the Sea (p. 14) will be performed the same day. DAT E / T IME Friday 29 May at 10:00–16:00 Admission free There are few places in the world where the effects of climate change are experienced so directly and rapidly as in the islands of the tropical Pacific, where rising sea level, warming and acidification of the ocean, and new patterns of extreme weather in some cases threaten the viability of entire nations. In this symposium, prominent climate scientists, politicians and activists from the Pacific and Norway meet, in order to create new dialogues on the challenges currently facing the Pacific, and the New Performances, New Tools – Knowledge and Skills for the Post-dramatic Theatre C ORN E RT E AT E RE T DAT E / T IME Tuesday 02–Wednesday 03 June Symposium arranged by the University at 10:00–16:00 of Bergen in association with (For registration, please visit www.fib.no/ the Bergen International Festival newperformances.) Misogyny in the Name of God LO G E N T E AT E R Together with Tore Vagn Lid and the Academy of Theatre in Oslo’s Artistic Research Programme, we invite you to a scenic symposium with national and international stage artists. When the art form of theatre itself is changing, what happens to the artist and her knowledge and skills? DAT E / T IME Saturday 30 May at 15:00–16:15 The Holberg Prize Celebratory Evening Admission free ST U DE N TSE N T E RE T, U N IV E R SIT Y OF B E RG E N 07 9 Many would claim that the patriarchal religions contain a view of women that is at odds with human rights. How does this affect our cultural understanding and the world today? In connection with the world premiere of Adam & Eve (p. 64), we invite Deeyah Khan, Gunnar Stålsett, John Peder Egenæs, Cecilie Ore and Maryam Namazie to a panel discussion in association with Amnesty International and Bergens Tidende. Moderator: Hilde Sandvik. We will also be showing Yoko Ono’s controversial art film Arising. LO G E N T E AT E R DAT E / T IME Tuesday 09 June at 18:00–20:00 Admission free The Holberg Prize invites you to become better acquainted with this year’s winners. The Holberg Prize 2015 is awarded to the British historian, writer and mythologist Marina Warner. Meet her and the Danish winner of the Nils Klim Prize, Rebecca Adler-Nilsen, in a talk moderated by tv host Haddy Njie. Refreshments upon arrival, and artistic interludes. In association with the Holberg Prize and the City of Bergen W W W.F IB.N O 07 9