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In Bergen and online 09.11.2022 13.11.2022

Glimpses of The Only Lasting Truth is Change: Anarchy, Traces, Mountains

Before taking some days off to rest and recharge, the BEK symposium team – Maria Rusinovskaya, Åse Løvgren, Espen Sommer Eide, Morten Norbye Halvorsen, Emilie J. Wright, Åsne Hagen, and Kaeto Sweeney  – would like to thank you all warmly: The artists and thinkers for taking part in the programme and engaging with the symposium themes: Catherine Malabou, Elizabeth A. Povinelli,…

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Morten Norbye Halvorsen. Foto: BEK
BEK 28.10.2022

Morten Norbye Halvorsen is our new producer in art and technology

We are delighted to announce that Morten Norbye Halvorsen joins the BEK team. Halvorsen was recently hired as our new producer in art and technology. He will be working on building further BEK’s production facilities and competence, developing and supporting artistic projects, organising workshops and courses, and contributing to BEK’s theoretical research. –We are thrilled to start working with Morten…

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Graphic design by Vera Gomes
Bergen, Norway and online 09.11.2022 13.11.2022

The Only Lasting Truth is Change: full programme

The Only Lasting Truth is Change is an expanded symposium investigating future configurations of art, technology, nature and power. With contributions from Catherine Malabou, Elizabeth A. Povinelli, Susan Schuppli, Ingrid Burrington & Ann Chen, Rehana Zaman, Seán Elder, Nat Raha, Daniella Valz Gen, I Shall Sing Until My Land Is Free, Hanan Benammar, Martin Zeilinger, Matti Aikio, Toril Johannessen, Rian…

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Østre, Østre Skostredet 3 + streamed on Vimeo 12.11.2022

Intersymmetric_NNNB_BEK by Rian Treanor

Rian Treanor continues developing the Intersymmetric project – a unique multiplayer drum machine that people can play together in real time over the internet, built in cooperation with Mark Fell. For the symposium “The Only Lasting Truth is Change”, Treanor convenes a workshop exploring new forms of sound synthesis and algorithmic pattern making and leads a collaborative remote live performance…

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Northing, Østre Skostredet 10 09.11.2022 20.11.2022

Ng Tsz-Kwan: Off-duty Gods

Exploring a contemporary Chinese tradition of relocating old religious statues to street corners, Ng Tsz-Kwan asks questions about abandonment, rituals, and objects. For the symposium, Ng builds an installation at Northing, reflecting on collective worship points spontaneously created in public spaces, and runs a series of workshops and individual performances, investigating how we deal with outdated beliefs, ideas, and ceremonies.…

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