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Nordic Outbreak documentation

All image documentation from the Nordic Outbreak exhibition project is now available free for download by creditation here.  

Egill Sæbjörnsson on his work Brick Is The Key (2013) commissioned for Nordic Outbreak

NO at Urban Media Kitchen, Berlin

On January 23 we presented Nordic Outbreak at Public Art Lab in Berlin invited by Susa Pop. Public Art Lab opened its doors in a kitchen-like atmosphere to bring together Berlin based and international urban media initiatives. The presenters included Momentum (Skyscreen), Screencity (Daniela Arriado), DAM Galerie (Wolf Lieser), Genius Loci Weimar (Anke von der Heide), MediaCity (Bauhaus-University Weimar), trampoline (Anette Schäfer und Miles Chalcraft), W33 (Martin Stebbing), LEAP (Sandra Moskova), Collegium Hungaricum Berlin (Jan-Gunnar Franke), University Leuphana (city planning Prof. Ursula Kirschner), Monika Fleischmann & Wolfgang Strauss (Associated artists ZKM, Fraunhofer Society), Soenke Zehle & Henrik Elburn (xm:lab), Supermarkt (Ela Kagel), [...]

Nordic Outbreak visits Sao Paulo

Nordic Outbreak visits Espaço Cultural Tendal da Lapa, São Paulo, Brazil, presented in collaboration with the University of São Paulo, Colabor Research Center for Digital Media, PGEHA, Cine Galapão, Pulso Filmes, Programa Vocacional and Secretaria Muinipal de Cultura de São Paulo. Time: August 10 (5:30pm and 7 pm), and August 13 to September 13 (12 and 6pm daily) The exhibition presents Björk and Andrew Thomas Huang, Mutual Core, in MIDNIGHT MOMENT in collaboration between Streaming Museum and Times Square Arts. This is a special version of internationally acclaimed singer-songwriter Björk’s Mutual Core, which originally appeared in Times Square during the March 2013 Midnight [...]

NO visits Johannesburg, South Africa

Hannu Karjalainen, Towards an Architect (2010) August 1, 7-10pm, at the corner of Fox Street and Kruger Street A selection from the Nordic Outbreak program was exhibited by The Trinity Session in various locations in The Maboneng Precinct, Johannesburg, South Africa, in partnership between Streaming Museum, The Trinity Session, organized by Marcus Neustetter and Stephen Hobbs, and The Maboneng Precinct. The Trinity Session is instrumental in the rejuvenation of the inner city of Johannesburg with public art projects, artists’ residencies and bringing the public together on regular occasions in open urban spaces and large abandoned warehouse/factories. Their local partnership extends to the City of Johannesburg Arts [...]

Nordic Outbreak at ISEA2013 Sydney

Nordic Outbreak has been invited as a special program during and post ISEA 2013 Sydney, June 8 – 28 by Urbanscreens TV, The Concourse, 409 Victoria Avenue, Chatswood Sydney NSW 2067. ISEA2013 is an international symposium of electronic art and ideas that will take place in Sydney, Australia. Presented by the Australian Network for Art and Technology (ANAT) and held alongside Vivid Sydney – a festival of light, music and ideas – ISEA2013 will showcase the best media artworks from around the world and provide a platform for the lively exchange of future-focused ideas. The 19th International Symposium on Electronic Art will comprise engaging [...]

Nordic Outbreak Launch Party

The launch week of Nordic Outbreak in New York City opened with an exclusive opening event at the R Lounge at the Renaissance Hotel, overlooking Björk’s video for Mutual Core, directed by Andrew Thomas Huang, across 15 screens in Times Square.

Nordic Outbreak prelude shows Björk’s Mutual Core in Times Square

Björk Mutual Core Times Square from Nordic Outbreak on Vimeo. Nordic Outbreak opens in New York with a special edited version of Björk’s ‘Mutual Core’, directed by Andrew Thomas Huang, which takes up Times Square Art’s Midnight Moment every night three minutes to midnight through March. This is a prelude to the launch week of exhibitions and events in New York City March 31 – April 6, 2013. Video by David Bates, Jr.

Huffington Post: ‘Nordic Outbreak’: Curator Tanya Toft On How Nordic Art Extends Far Beyond Bjork

Go to article What do you know about Nordic art? If your knowledge begins and ends with Bjork we suggest checking out “Nordic Outbreak,” an exhibition illuminating the Northern region’s influences and aesthetics. The Streaming Museum exhibition features over 30 moving image works from Nordic artists that will be projected on screens in public spaces throughout New York City — including a “Midnight Moment” with Bjork in Times Square. Many of the works on display that were selected by co-curators Nina Colosi and Tanya Toft respond to the clashing identities in our new digital age. We reached out to Toft [...]

Creator’s Project: “Nordic Outbreak”: An Exhibit That Redefines The Aesthetic Of The Nordic Art

by Kate Masaracchio March 08, 2013 Photograph by Ka-Man Tse. The nomads have gone digital. Working with the idea of artworks as files, capable of trekking across great digital plains and virtual seas, settling themselves in various formats on different platforms, more than 30 contemporary Nordic artists have come together to shine light “on the Nordic as a diverse aesthetic and existential concept in the digital age.” An internationally touring exhibition, “Nordic Outbreak” presents art-enthusiasts and digital mavens alike with a look at multi-media and moving image arts exhibited and projected in public spaces around New York City and the [...]