THINKING AT THE EDGE OF THE WORLD
FRIDAY 23 MARCH
3:30 PM – 4:15 PM
The Civic Theatre
This series of short films were produced for OCA (Office for Contemporary Art, Norway) by Cultureshock Media as part of a wider cross-disciplinary international conference held in 2016.
These documentaries are part of a long-term research project ‘Thinking at the Edge of the World. Perspectives from the North’. Including different forms of public programming with lectures, conversations and events, together with Sámi artists and activists speaking about crucial moments in their recent history and today’s challenges within the region in the North of Norway.
Synnøve Persen, a Sámi poet, visual artist and a founding member of The Sámi Artists Group.
Keviselie, a Sámi journalist, poet and Indigenous rights activist.
Ànde Somby, a traditional Sámi yoiker and a specialist in Indigenous rights law.
Niillas Somby, a journalist, writer and political activist.
Sámi artist Máret Ánne Sara.