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  • Agnes Kroepelien · chairman of the board
  • Ørjan Drønen Madsen
  • Ellen Røed
  • Signe Lidén
  • Monika Sandnesmo · vara

Collaborating partners

BEK collaborates on a regular basis with a number of organizations working with contemporary arts in Bergen such as Avgarde, Bergen International Festival, Bergen kunsthall, Bergen Academy of Art and Design, Borealis, Ekko, Galleri 3.14, Griegakademiet, Hordaland kunstsenter, Landmark, Lydgalleriet, Piksel, and USF.

BEK is part of PNEK – Norwegian Production Network for Electronic Arts, alongside Atelier Nord, Atopia, Dans for voksne and NOTAM in Oslo, TEKS in Trondheim and io-lab in Stavanger, Kunsthall Grenland in Porsgrunn, Utsikten in Kvinesdal, and Lydgalleriet and Piksel in Bergen.

Development and research related to Jamoma and SpatDIF is an ongoing effort in collaboration with CIRMMT at McGill University in Montreal, Electrotap Inc. (US), fourMs lab at The University of Oslo (No), GMEA Centre National de Creation Musicale in Albi (Fr), GMEM Centre National de Création Musicale in Marseille (Fr) and others.

Research coordinator Trond Lossius was one of two national representatives in the European research project Cost Action IC0601 Sonic Interaction Design. The project was chaired by professor Davide Rocchesso from Universita IUAV di Venezia, and had participants from 17 countries. BEK was the only non-academic organization associated with the program.

The Europe Culture 2000 project At Home in Europe, carried out in 2007, was a collaboration with ISIS Arts in Newcastle, Interspace in Sofia and RIXC in Riga.

The BEK server provides numerous services to artists, projects and organization in Norway and abroad. A list of hosted domains and web sites can be found here.

Funding partners

BEK is funded by Arts Council Norway, The Municipality of Bergen and Hordaland County Council.

Projects are realized wih support from Arts Council Norway, EU, Fond for utøvende kunstnere, Komponistenes vederlagsfond, The Municipality of Bergen, The Research Council of Norway, Nordic Culture Point, Vestnorsk filmsenter and others


BEK, Bergen Center for Electronic Arts, was founded in 2000 as a non-profit organization with org. no. 881 948 222.

Bylaws and annual reports

Last updated 2016-02-15.