Welcome to the opening of the exhibitions Pia Arke – Wonderland and Anna Daniell – CONFERENCE at Kunsthall Trondheim, 6.30pm!
7.00–7.30pm /// Welcome by Carl Martin Faurby (Acting director Kunsthall Trondheim) and Artist Anna Daniell
8.00–8.30pm /// Conversation about Pia Arke, with Erik Gant (Film historian and Pia Arke’s brother) and Katrine Elise Pedersen (Assistant curator Kunsthall Trondheim)
Easy serving of soup
Bar from 8pm.
Kunsthall Trondheim is open till 11pm
Exhibition periods: September 5 – November 10, 2019
In connection to Pia Arke’s exhibition Wonderland we would like to thank Søren Arke Petersen and the Estate of Pia Arke, Copenhagen, Natascha Bondo Bjørn, Brandts – Museum of Art and Visual Culture, Odense, Erik Gant, Anders Jørgensen, Kuratorisk Aktion (Frederikke Hansen and Tone Olaf Nielsen), the Danish Embassy in Oslo and LIAF – Lofoten International Art Festival, Norway.
In connection to Anna Daniell’s exhibition CONFERENCE we would like to thank Galleri Brandstrup and Grieg Kapital AS.
Erik Gant (b. 1960, Ittoqqortoormiit/Scoresbysund, Greenland) holds a Cand.phil in Film Studies from the University of Copenhagen and a Ph.D. from Aarhus University, with the thesis Eskimotid [Eskimo Time] (2004) on representations of so-called Eskimoes in film, and in scientific and popular literature. As a freelance critic, he has taught and written on Greenlandic issues. On several occasions, Gant collaborated with Pia Arke on art projects, as for example the Society for Ethnographic Film Blunders, which he co-founded with Pia Arke and Anders Jørgensen. In the period 2009–2014, Gant was Executive Secretary for the Arctic Council Indigenous Peoples’ Secretariat (IPS) in Copenhagen.