The event is a collaboration between Bergen Kunsthall and BIFF on the occasion of Joar Nango´s Festival Exhibition that opened 4 September and is on view till 8 November.
“VILLAGERS AND VAGABONDS”, 2020, 50 mins, MB1
DIRECTOR:Merethe Offerdal Tveit
WRITER:Merethe Offerdal Tveit
CINEMATOGRAPHER:Lars Erlend Tubaas Øymo
PRODUCER:Kristine Ann Skaret
How a work of art turned a tiny town upside-down
What is art? Who defines what qualifies as art? And what is the purpose of art in public places? These are among the questions explored in this thought-provoking and entertaining documentary about a small municipality in the heart of Norway that was gifted a controversial sculpture as part of an art project. The sculpture raised the ire of the locals, and massive protests meant it was removed before it was finished. Two years later, however, it was put back up …
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