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Earthed Imagination

Visit the final weekend of Luleå Biennial 2022 – Craft and Art to make, listen and imagine together at Havremagasinet on January 14, 2023.
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What: Learning room
When: 14 Jan
Time: 10:30-17:15
Where: Havremagasinet Länskonsthall Boden
Misc: Also available online

Workshop – A food journey about getting to know lands through food with Eva Gunnare

Historically there has existed a knowledge about the lands where an interplay and respectful relationship between humans and nature was marked by reciprocity of giving and taking. During this food journey we are invited to listen and learn with herbs and berries.
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What: Learning room
When: 14 Jan
Time: 14:00-15:30
Where: Havremagasinet Länskonsthall Boden
Link: Earthed Imagination full programme

Weaving Kiosk at Rajalla på Gränsen

In Swedish Haparanda and Finnish Tornio exists a lively on-going cross-border collaboration between Haparanda City Cultural Department and Aine Art Museum. Together with the Luleå Biennial 2022 they organized a residency for artist Rosa Tolnov Clausen where she could set up her Weaving Kiosk – a format inspired by Nordic kiosk culture. In her presentation, Rosa Tolnov Clausen will tell us about the Weaving Kiosk.
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What: Learning room
When: 14 Jan
Time: 12:00-12:30
Where: Havremagasinet Länskonsthall Boden
Link: Earthed Imagination full programme

Weaving Kiosk

Haparanda City Culture Department and Aine Art Museum have an ongoing collaboration across national borders, in Swedish Haparanda and Finnish Tornio. Together with these two institutions, Rosa Tolnov Clausen will, between 5th of December and 11th of December host Weaving Kiosk workshops in Haparanda and Tornio.
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What: Learning room
When: 5 Dec – 11 Dec
Time: 13:00-19:00
Where:
Misc: Also available online
Link: Rajalla - På Gränsen

Good luck with your car!

In collaboration with Region Norrbotten's Craft and Design Consultant, the Luleå Biennial 2022 – Craft & Art, highlights the widespread culture of car modification.
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What: Learning room
When: 1 Dec
Time: 12.00-20.00
Where:

KUBN – THE FOREST, THE PEOPLE AND SOCIETY, AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN

WORKSHOP; poster design and expression in the public space. In this workshop, Tobias Barenthin Lindblad will present different ways of expressing oneself, conveying messages through writing and graphic design. The workshop is open for young people in Norrbotten. Here, you will learn the tricks of expressive writing and how to create cool posters, as well as other expressions. No rules, no templates – feel free to get inspired!
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What: Learning room
When: 24 Nov
Time: 17:00-19:00
Where:
Misc: Workshop
Link: KUBN

Organ concert in Jukkasjärvi church

Very welcome to take part in a unique organ concert that took place on October 16th 2022 during the opening weekend of the Luleå Biennale. The concert will be screened here at the Luleå Bienniale website on Thursday 24/11 between 12.00-20.00.
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What: Learning room
When: 24 Nov
Time: 12:00-20:00
Where:
Misc: Film screening

Susan Schuppli Ice Recordings

To coincide with the release of her new LP, Ice Records, artist and researcher Susan Schuppli hosted a live listening event at Havremagasinet Länskonsthall. Ice Records gathers material from Susan’s encounters with scientists, ecologists, activists, communities, and folksingers. From field recordings captured at various glacial sites by researchers in Canada, Svalbard, Norway, and India to a Ladakhi folksong about mountains, rivers, and streams, these tracks take listeners into the sonic worlds of ice.
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What: Learning room
When: 16 Nov
Time: 13.00-20.00
Where:

Duoji máttut – Vætnoen maadtoe – Duoje máddoinformation. With Tomas Magnusson and Julia Rensberg

The exhibition Duoji máttut – Vætnoen maadtoe – Duoje máddoinformation at Sameslöjdstiftelsen Sámi Duodji was produced in collaboration with Tomas Magnusson and Julia Rensberg. The film Duoji máttut – Vætnoen maadtoe – Duoje máddo will be screened between 12:00pm and 20:00am this Thursday 10/11.
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What: Learning room
When: 10 Nov
Time: 12:00-20:00
Where:
Misc: Film screening

Gulahallan

Welcome to the premiere screening of the film about Gullahallan ja birger- an exhibition by Berit Kristine Anderson Guvsám, Gunvor Guttorm and Laila Susanna Kuhmunen. The film, by Karl-Oskar Gustafsson, will be screened at 12:00am and 19:00pm today.
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What: Learning room
When: 3 Nov
Time: 12.00 - 19.30
Where:

Ice Skating

We welcome you to start the day moving together with us and sharing morning fika. This activity relates to the ice and snow thread that runs through the biennial.
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Summary

What: Biennial Festival
When: 15 Oct
Time: 08.15 – 09.45
Where:

Official opening of the Luleå Biennial 2022

Welcome from Konstfrämjandet and the biennial’s curators Onkar Kular and Christina Zetterlund, where they will guide us through the principles which helped shape the biennial, followed by an opportunity to view the exhibition and artist talks at Art Center Luleå (Luleå Konsthall).
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Summary

What: Biennial Festival
When: 15 Oct
Time: 10.30
Where: Art Center Luleå
Link: Läs mer

Craft talks at Galleri Syster

Craft talks with friends! At Galleri Syster we have invited several of our new biennial friends to create a display of festival exhibitions and projects that are taking place in other sites across Norrbotten during the biennial.
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Summary

What: Biennial Festival
When: 15 Oct
Time: 13.20
Where: Galleri Syster
Link: Läs mer

Bus to Havremagasinet Länskonsthall, Boden

We have a limited number of seats on a bus which will go from Luleå to Havremagasinet Länskonsthall in Boden. Please sign up for a seat by emailing with the subject "Bus to Havremagasinet, Saturday 15th October", to lucy.wilson@konstframjandet.se.
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What: Biennial Festival
When: 15 Oct
Time: 14.15
Where:
Misc: RSVP required

Return bus to Luleå

After the opening at Havremagasinet in Boden, a bus with limited capacity will take us back to Luleå. Book a seat by emailing lucy.wilson@konstframjandet.se, with the subject "Bus to Havremagasinet, Saturday 15th October".
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Summary

What: Biennial Festival
When: 15 Oct
Time: 16.30
Where: Havremagasinet Länskonsthall Boden
Misc: RSVP required

Buss trip to Kiruna

Join us on a day trip by bus from Luleå to visit the Helmer Osslund exhibition at Kiruna City Library, and take part of the organ concert at Jukkasjärvi Church.
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Summary

What: Biennial Festival
When: 16 Oct
Time: 09.00-15.00
Where:
Misc: RSVP required

Gather around Sami stitches with Anna-Stina Svakko

Sami craft master Anna-Stina Svakko invites us to a meeting with Sami stitches. Through images and stories she inspires us to try them for ourselves. With natural materials such as wool and silk, combined with respect for traditional knowledge, we gather for a nice time together with Sami inspired embroidery. Materials will be available for purchase on site.
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Summary

What: Biennial FestivalLearning room
When: 16 Oct
Time: 11.00-14.00
Where: Galleri Syster

Seminar: It’s my language – even if I don’t know it

The policies for assimilation initiated in Sweden during the 1800s resulted in severe consequences for people for generations to come. 'Swedification' still affects the situation for Meänkieli, one of Sweden's official minority languages, and the living conditions for those who speak and relate to the language.
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Summary

What: Learning room
When: 31 Oct
Time: 9.30-15.30
Where:
Misc: Digital event
Link: Organised by

Ice Records

To coincide with the release of her new LP, Ice Records, artist and researcher Susan Schuppli will host a live listening event at Havremagasinet Länskonsthall.
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Summary

What: Learning room
When: 16 Nov
Time: 13.00–19.30
Where: Havremagasinet Länskonsthall Boden
Misc: Also available online

Bitcoins and Berries

Welcome to a day of talks and film screening at Havremagasinet and online via the Biennial Learning Room.
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What: Learning room
When: 10 Dec
Time: 12.00–15.00
Where: Havremagasinet Länskonsthall Boden
Misc: Also available online

Exhibition at Pontusbadet

With its large windows looking out and over Lulefjärden, Pontusbadet was built in 1957 as one of the most modern bathhouses in Sweden of its time.
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Summary

What: Exhibitions
When: 15 Oct – 15 Jan
Time: 09.00
Where: Pontusbadet

Exhibition at Kiruna City Library

As part of the biennial, two of Helmer Osslund's paintings from Kiruna Municipal Art Collection are exhibited here in the new library. The paintings emanate from the period when Kiruna was founded and displayed here provide a poignant reminder of Kiruna's early history.
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Summary

What: Exhibitions
When: 15 Oct – 15 Jan
Time: 11.00
Where: Kiruna City Library
Link: Opening Hours

Exhibition at Sámi Dáiddaguovddáš Foundation

Gulahallan ja birgen, an exhibition by and featuring Berit Kristine Andersen Guvsám, Gunvor Guttorm, Laila Susanna Kuhmunen. The exhibition is the product of a two-year collaboration within AIDA, or Arctic Indigenous Arts and Design Archives–an archive consisting of materials taken from the practices of different craftspeople.
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Summary

What: Exhibitions
When: 22 Sep – 13 Nov
Time: 11.00
Where: Sámi Dáiddaguovddáš Foundation
Link: Opening Hours

Exhibition at Galleri Syster

Through the biennial’s festival format, we have invited various organizations with their specific and situated knowledge to curate exhibitions at their own locations. Here the biennial has attempted to decentralize its normal operation to go to places where craft practices in-situ tell their own compelling stories.
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What: Exhibitions
When: 15 Oct – 15 Jan
Time: 12.00
Where: Galleri Syster
Link: Opening Hours

Exhibition at Norrbottens museum

At Norrbotten Museum, we have worked with the research and collections of this fascinating museum and repository of local stories. The museum is active in making regional archeology and is currently unearthing a history that challenges the historiography of the Swedish nation-state.
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What: Exhibitions
When: 15 Oct – 15 Jan
Time: 11.00
Where: Norrbottens museum
Link: Opening Hours

Weaving circle

In the Luleå Biennial, Ida Isak Westerberg shows her works 2022 Sompasenvouma 1 & 2 that were co-created with a mire in Tornedalen. The works tell us about the making, the location and a multicolored identity. Together with Hemslöjdskonsulenten Region Norrbotten, the biennial offers three digital courses during the autumn, where the basics of weaving will be explored in a free and curious way. The courses will be held by textile artist Ida Isak Westerberg.
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What: Learning room
When: 8 Nov
Time: 18.30 - 20.30
Where:
Link: Älvsby Folkhögskola

Exhibition at Art Center Luleå

Here at Luleå Konsthall, through its large windows, you can look out towards the water, the outlet of the Luleälven. A river that flows through Norrbotten and the landscape from which the seeds of the biennale grew.
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Summary

What: Exhibitions
When: 15 Oct – 15 Jan
Time: 12.00
Where: Art Center Luleå
Link: Opening Hours