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Down North

What topics, stories and challenges do the artists in the Arctic and the area around the North Atlantic have in common, especially considering the massive changes experienced in the region today? Areas which were earlier considered periphery are now leading the societal transformation which will be shaping our common future. This book is published in conjunction with the exhibition Down North / Contemporary Art in the Arctic, presenting 30 contemporary artists based in Denmark, Finland, the Faroe islands, Greenland, Iceland, Maine (USA), Norway, Sweden, the canadian costal areas, Sápmi and other indigenous nations in the Arctic, all investigating our time’s crucial questions and making art a catalyst for change.

The book presents texts by: Anders Jansson, Jaime DeSimone, Markús Þór Andrésson, Libby MacDonald Bischof, Andri Snær Magnasson och Åsa Össbo.

Participating artists: Anders Sunna, Andreas Siqueland, Ann Cathrin November Høibo, Anna Líndal, Arngunnur Ýr, Bita Razavi, Christopher Carroll,  D’Arcy Wilson, Frida Orupabo, Gideonsson/Londré, Hans Rosenström, Jason Brown aka Firefly, Jessie Kleemann, Joan Jonas, Joshua Reiman, Jóhan Martin Christiansen, Julie Edel Hardenberg, Justin Levesque, Katarina Pirak Sikku, Lauren Fensterstock, Magnús Sigurðarson, Mattias Olofsson, Máret Ánne Sara, Meagan Musseau, Peter Soriano, Ragnar Axelsson, Reggie Burrows Hodges, Snæbjörnsdottír/Wilson and SUPERFLEX.

For the exhibition Down North
You can order the book via email. Price: 295 SEK

Published: 2022
Språk: svenska, isländska, engelska
Pris: 295 kr
Editor: Anders Jansson, Jaime DeSimone, Markús Þór Andrésson, 
Pages: 215
ISBN: 9979-769-65-3

Latest update: 2023-02-09