Atelier Nord Appoints a New Director

Ida Lykken Ghosh er ny Direktør for Atelier Nord

Ida Lykken Ghosh is appointed the new Director of Atelier Nord. Ghosh is currently Head of Administration at the same institution and will succeed Ivar Smedstad, Artistic Director since 2009.

Ida Lykken Ghosh has an extensive background as a producer, curator and consultant in the field of contemporary art, with a particular focus on photography and video art. Ghosh’s previous workplaces include Fotogalleriet, Office for Contemporary Norway (OCA) and Lofoten and International Art Festival (LIAF). Over the last few years, Ghosh has worked within the field of media art, among other roles as project coordinator for Production Network for Electronic Art, Norway (PNEK), where she was central to the development of The Norwegian Video Art Archive. Since 2016 she has been Head of Administration at Atelier Nord, where she has been involved in daily operations and the development of Atelier Nord’s artistic programming. Read more »

Want to Use Our Project Space?

The next application deadline for our project space is the 15th of August 2018. The space is available in September, October, November and December. The application form is available here, filling out an application should only take a few minutes!

Atelier Nord’s project space is available for professional artist that want to work with sound, video or image editing over a shorter period of time in a well equipped environment. More information about the space, including detailed information about available software and hardware, can be found on the project space’s own page.

Asbjørn Blokkum Flø – Electric Rain

Asbjørn Blokkum Flø – Elektrisk Regn

Location: Atelier Nord ANX, Olaf Ryes plass 2 (entrance Sofienberggata)
Dates: 07.09. – 07.10. 2018
Opening hours: 13 – 18 during Ultima (13.09 – 22.09.18). Thursday and friday 15 – 18, Saturday and sunday 13 – 18 during the rest of the exhibition.

The installation is produced in collaboration with Ultima. Please join us for the opening reception 06.09.2018, 7 PM.

Rain as a resonant and climatic phenomena is the point of departure for composer and sound artist Asbjørn Blokkum Flø’s site specific sound installation Electric Rain. Water is essential for all life on earth, and rain is a central part of the circulation of water. Rain is the result of large climate systems, but is also a complex sound phenomena.Read more »