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Arctic 78°N

La Wayaka Curent's second project Arctic 78°N, launched in Feb 2017. We have set up a base to engage in cultural and artistic projects in a remote location above the arctic circle. We have been working with local cultural organisations here including The Sami center of Contemporary Art, Karasjok.

The contents of the project is currently viewable as an online archive and will be exhibited publicly in July 2018.

 

Archive 2016 - Present.

2017 Arctic 8°N 2 / Midnight Sun (Jul-Sep)

 

pt. 1

 

pt. 2

 

INFO:

PROJECT CO-ORDINATORS: SOFIE IVERSEN, VICTOR FERNANDEZ. 

PARTICIPANTS:  PT 1. Amy Leung, Kieran rid, Wendy Pye, Mallory Allen, NG Hui Hsien, Brian Cheung, Lindsey Luna Tucker, Aleyda Rocha.

PT 2. Aleyda Rocha, Ryan Meyer, Alisa Tanaka King, Luz Peuscovich, Olivia Kathigitis, Jue yang, Katharina Blomer, Alisa Slaughter.

FOCUS: Ecology, mythologies, cycles, sublime, anthropology, nature, community, education, technology, internet, biofilia, biology, gastronomy. DISCIPLINES: VISUAL ARTS, THEATRE, PERFORMANCE, WRITING, PHOTOGRAPHY, SOUND, MUSIC. NATIONALITIES: Mexico, UK, New Zealand, Singapore, Australia, USA, Argentina, China, Germany. SUPPORT: CIID, Arts South Australia, Campari.


 
 

2017 Arctic 8°N 1 / Northern Lights (Feb-Apr)

 

INFO:

PROJECT CO-ORDINATORS: SOFIE IVERSEN, VICTOR FERNANDEZ. 

PARTICIPANTS: Greta Rybus, Katy Kelleher, Dillon Anthony, Linn De Coster, Annie Shepherd, Kenton Pratt, Wenona Matthews, Miriam Sentler, Eva Webber.

FOCUS: community, climate change, migration, nature, indigenous issues, Sami culture, traditional crafts, oil. DISCIPLINES: visual arts, writing, photography, poetry, sound, composition NATIONALITIES: Germany, Canada, USA, Netherlands, Australia.