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PRACTICAL ADVICE FOR THE PRACTICING ARTIST:
The Highs and Lows of Social Democratic Funding
Professional development workshop led by Geir Haraldseth & Stina Høgkvist
November 12, 2018
The Engine Room
2809 N. Robertson St.
"Practical Advice for the Practicing Artist: The Highs and Lows of Social Democratic Funding" is the sixth in a series of professional development workshops for New Orleans' artists organized by PARSE NOLA at Engine Room Art + Projects. Geir Haraldseth, Director of Rogaland Kunstsenter in Stavanger, Norway and Stina Høgkvist, Head of Collections at the Nasjonalmuseet in Oslo, Norway will be leading a discussion on social democratic funding for the arts in Europe.
This event is FREE and open to the public. We'll be serving Gingeroo and light snacks.
Geir Haraldseth is the Director of Rogaland Kunstsenter in Stavanger, Norway. Haraldseth holds a BA in Fine Arts from Central Saint Martin’s College of Art and Design and an MA in Curatorial Studies from Bard College. He has curated exhibitions at the Nasjonalmuseet in Oslo, Fotogalleriet in Oslo, Akershus Kunstsenter in Lillestrøm, Vox Populi in Philadelphia, Teatro de Arena in Sao Paulo, Landings Project Space in Vestfossen, Bastard in Oslo, and Torpedo in Oslo. Haraldseth has contributed to several journals and magazines including the Exhibitionist, Kunstkritikk, Acne Paper, and Landings Journal.
Stina Høgkvist is the Head of Collections at the Nasjonalmuseet in Oslo, Norway, where she has worked since 2006. She studied art history at the University of Uppsala and received a masters degree from the curatorial program at Konstfack in Stockholm, Sweden. She has curated numerous exhibitions and has written for many publications for the past 20+ years.
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