Dark Ecology and Arctic Encounters forum: How does the Arctic come to matter through art and science?


VERDENSTEATRET 11-16, KURANT 19-21 (Timothy Morton and Jana Winderen)
This one-day event features how objects, landscapes and seascapes in the Arctic matter ethically, politically & aesthetically. Featuring key thinkers, curators, artists, artwork and short films the audience is invited into dialogue about the Anthropocene, the ice-edge, indignity and much more!

Co-hosted by research the European research project Arctic Encounters/UiT, Dark Ecology and Troms Fylkeskommune

11 - Welcome by Kenneth Ruud and Britt Kramvig
11:15-12:30 What is Dark Ecology and what has it become?

BA Avgangsutstilling 2016 - FIGHTING GRAVITY


FIGHTING GRAVITY is a exhibiton initiated, curated and executed by the 3rd year BA-students at the Tromsø Academy of Contemporary Art.
Taking place at Kurant visningsrom.

Beate Persdotter Løken
Linus Krantz
Marte Lill Somby
Viktor Pedersen

Vernissage on the 28th of May, at 18:00
The Exhibition will be open from 28.05 – 05.06
Weekdays: 14:00 – 18:00
Weekends: 12:00 – 16:00

"It just seems like certain situations and events have gravitated towards this project.
Things that I could not see I actually see.
Things that I could not hear I actually hear."
Lisa “Left-Eye” Lopez

De aller fleste er enig med meg - en kunstutstilling av Karl Karlsson

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Vernissage fredag 13. mai kl 19:00

“Nei, jeg har ikke skiftet mening”
Et seminar om å avsløre kunsten (program kommer)
lørdag 14. mai kl. 14:00

14. mai 12:00 - 17:00
15. mai 12:00 - 17:00
16. mai 12:00 - 17:00
17. mai 12:00 - 17:00 eller lenger avhengig av pågang

Open Call: RakettNatt Visual Arts 2016 - Deadline 1 May


Open Call for festivalkunstnere til RakettNatt Music & Arts Festival 2016
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Vi ønsker å knytte til oss en person, organisasjon eller sammenslutning av flere personer som kan utvikle ”Art” delen av RakettNatt – Music and Arts Festival. RakettNatt arrangeres for andre gang på Stortorget i Tromsø sentrum i tidsrommet 26. – 27. August 2016.

Elastic Offsprings - Back to Life


Opening Friday 1. April at 8pm
The exhibition is also open 2., 3., 9. and 10. April 12-5pm

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Elastic Offsprings: An artist duo executing sculptural performative (live) video works. EO works with sculptural narratives in a materialistic spoofy manner, they absorb and release formalistic tension to objects made of shiny latex and other elastic materials. EO interacts with cultural property and intimate spaces such as hotelrooms and offices.

Dei viltlevande marine ressursane ligg til fellesskapet


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11.03 Opning kl 19:00
12.-13.03 Utstilling 12:00 - 17:00
12.03 Performance ved Søssa Jørgensen kl 14:00
12.03 Visning av filmen The Agronaut av Kjersti Vetterstad på Verdensteatret med samtale etter filmen kl 19:00

Kurant Divan & Cinema during TIFF

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During Tromsø International Film Festival we invite you to take part in an intimate and collective experience, in a cinema where seats have been replaced by one large divan. Three nights of unique screenings, each with films selected especially for the setting.

A collaboration between film curator Sarah Schipschack, artist and architect Håvard Arnhoff and Kurant.

Wednesday January 20th at 19:00

Inaudible footsteps /聴こえない足音
Rei Hayama, Japan, 2015, 4.3min, HD

Tromsø Arctic Pride Kick Off Vogue Party


In 2015 Kurant has the honor to host Tromsø Arctic Pride Kick-Off Party

It will be an evening with focus on VOGUE to acknowledge and pay tribute to the legendary dance that comes out of the queer black / Hispanic communities in Harlem, New York in the 80s

It will be an evening with vogue performance, dj:s, gold, goodies and education!

Meraki (osl)
Meraki = To do something with soul, creativity and love. To put something of yourself into your work.



A collaboration between Daniel Peder Askeland and Christer Jørgensen at Kråkeslottet in Senja and Kurant.

Find documentation here: www.danielpederaskeland.com

Pieces of charcoal
The urban cleanse

Disturbed escapism
The creak of a tube-cone

Feeding the landscape
Show that wound

Being the intro
Floating with fixed point

After a residency at Kråkeslottet/Senja the artists will open the exhibition at Kurant on the 20th of November.

Robel Temesgen - Adbar


Exhibition opening October 15 at 19:00
Also open October 17, 18, 24 and 25. 12:00 - 17:00

Adbar is an abstract Amharic term for the embodiment of a spirit connected to a specific community, it exists within nature – for example; Adbar can be embodied by a tree, a lake, a mountain or a rock. Adbar serves many communal purposes, most notably, as a place for prayer, as a meeting point for rituals and offerings, and as a place for resolving discrepancies.

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