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  • Venue:
    Portland Works Makerspace
  • From:
    March 01, 2018
  • To:
    March 08, 2018
  • Location:
    Yorkshire
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3. Squishing the fun back in

It’s a brilliant time to visit Oslo, but it’s not a brilliant time to visit Oslo if you are hoping to meet a lot of Oslo artists. It’s July and ‘the whole of Oslo is on holiday in July’ as […]

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6. Artists in union

I felt that I had only scratched the surface of understanding the life of artists in Norway, and so contacted a couple of people after my return to the UK, hoping that a few questions by email might fill in […]

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5. Take a rifle to the toilet

I’d been so engrossed in Oslo, I’d forgotten to tell Elda at Galleri Svalbard when I’d be arriving, but figured that any slightly Wild North place like this would attract people who are problem-solvers and, sure enough, wonderful Elda had […]

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4. The cure for anything is salt water

Another thing about Norway is that, with a population of ‘only’ around 5.3 million, everyone is more likely to know everyone else. It turns out that Helen from Tenthaus knows sound artist Jana Winderen, whose work at SALT I had […]

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2. The Norway Model

The flight to Oslo is overcast. Through the fog I see fingers of rock fondling the sea but nothing else. I think I have the wrong ticket for the bus to town, but this seems no barrier to the bus-drivers […]

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