DIALECTS IN WOOD

About the project Welcome to the opening of the solo exhibition Dialects in Three by Tarald Wassvik, on June 22nd 2pm. Wassvik belongs to a new generation of artists who have established themselves in Innlandet in the last few years. His practice is rooted in painting and handicrafts, with a remarkable interest for combining practical…

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BIRD POLITICS

Bird politics Road builders, German camping tourists and a priest are central actors in the drama that takes place in and around the forest at Harpefoss. This week a great variety of bird species have obstructed their plans. What’s happening at Okulus?   For a week, JAM PUBLIC has collaborated with 24 school students on…

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INTEROBJECTIVE SOUNDSCAPES – CONCERT AND EXHIBITION WITH SIGURD HOLE

CONCERT may 2024 INTEROBJECTIVE SOUNDSCAPES is the title of a new project of Sigurd Hole that explores different ways of experiencing music and sound. The main title, Interobjective soundscapes, is inspired by a nascent philosophical movement called object-oriented ontology, and more spesifically by the writings of Timothy Morton. Object-oriented ontology rejects the privileging of human…

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UPSIDE-DOWN FOREST OF BIRCH / KOIVIKOSSA, YLLOSALASIN – EXHIBITION

Upside-down forest of birch / Koivikossa, ylösalasin by Henrik Follesø Egeland (b.1994) and Benedict Beldam (b.1994) is a meeting between two installastions in the hotels old warehouse. The exhibtion has been developed through a number of visits to Harpefoss, one for every season. The seasonal changes have deceased to follow each others within the exhibtion space,…

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Exhibition program 2024

27. april – 19. mai Opp-ned skog av bjørk / Koivikossa, ylösalasin Benedict Beldam og Henrik Follesø Egeland 23. mai– 26. mai Interobjective Soundscapes Sigurd Hole 27. mai – 31. mai Fuglepolitikk Jam Public 22. juni – 11. august Dialekter i tre Tarald Wassvik 30. august – 1. september   Skogstykker Ewa Jacobsson Maja S.…

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SELMA FRENCH – CONCERT

Selma French is a Norwegian singer, composer and fiddle player. Her music reveals an admiration for Norwegian and English folk music, as well as containing an airy energy from somewhere unknown.   The debut album «Changes like the weather in the mountain», consisting of Selma’s songs wrapped in electric guitar, wurlitzer, fiddles and some high…

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NAALJOS LJOM – CONCERT

The music of Naaljos Ljom is called “traditional Norwegian microtonal electronic dancemusic”. They are known from noise bands as MoHa! and Ultralyd, touring largely in Europe and venues in USA, Asia and Australia. Now they are coming to Harpefoss!

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Salong Fossen concert program 2024

Helga Myhr (b. 1995) og Rasmus Kjorstad (b.1996) are the curators of the concert program for Salong Fossen 2024! We are looking forward to work with these exceptionally fine musicians  known from a number of highly acclaimed projects and record releases the last years (Morgonrode, Kjorstad Brothers, Reolô and Kvedarkvintetten). Their aim is to present…

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Open Call for Participants: Speculative Writing Workshop

Join us for a one-weekend speculative writing workshop at Harpefoss Kunstarena! The workshop is part of the exhibition The Host Rock and The Deep Time by Ana Brotas, Karina Sletten, and Viviana Cárdenas.   We invite 8 participants for an artist-led workshop about speculative writing on topics of mining, ecology, timescales, more-than-human perspectives, history, and…

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THE HOST ROCK AND THE DEEP TIME – EXHIBITION

the project The Host Rock and The Deep Time is an exhibition that looks at abandoned mines as speculation sites and unfolds in three settings: a soundwalk, a listening pavilion, and an interactive installation. In geology, ‘host rock’ refers to the rock surrounding the minerals that are considered valuable in our society, such as copper,…

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NIGHTFLY – EXHIBITION

The exhibition Nattfly by Anna Widén is the first project made specificly for the new open air gallery at Harpefoss Art Arena. Anna Widén presents a number of large and smaller kinetic scupltures made of natural materials, of which the visitors are encouraged to activate.  Coming from different locations, movement and sounds are appering to…

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HAUGTUSSA – CONCERT

22. November   Arne Garborgs long poem Haugtussa was publised in 1895 and was Garborgs greatest success of all times. Through her musical composition of the the work, Øyonn Groven has integrated the full scale of instruments mentioned by Garborg in Haugtussa. Øyonn’s Haugtussa is unconsiderable the most compelling score ever made from this work,…

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OKULUS – OPEN AIR GALLERY

Okulus is walkway and architectural structure for contemporary art projects, designed by Rintala Eggertsson Architects for Harpefoss Art Arena.   Okulus, meaning “eye” in Latin, refers to act of looking and observation, in this case nature through art as a forest observatory. The idea is to create an arena with the walkway as a frame…

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