2018 selected AiR Nor-Ice artists

Bjargey Ólafsdóttir and Gunnhildur Hauksdóttir will be located in Lofoten between September 10th – October 6th for the AiR Nor-Ice residency at Kunstnerhuset in Svolvær.

A plant-listening program?

Why Listen to Plants? is a sound-based exhibition. It offers a plant-listening program by artists and musicians: Leah Bar­clay, Laurie Ander­son, Mar­grethe Pet­tersen, Makiko Yamamoto, Felic­ity Mangan and Christina Ertl-Shirley, Kalle Hamm with Lauri Ainala and Dzamil Kamanger, Daniel Slåt­tnes, Libby Har­ward, Nathan Gray and Monica Winther. Presented with The Lofoten Sound Art Symposium (LSAS). Image: Jaye Carcary Read more here

LISTEN BACK: podcasts from Lofoten Sound Art Symposium

Lofoten Sound Art Symposium is over for this time but sound and images are available on the LSAS webpage. Artists Yngvild Færøy & Søssa Jørgensen were comissioned by LSAS to make podcasts from symposium in Henningsvær between 6.-9th. September. Listen to it here


AiR Nor-Ice

Residency in Lofoten for artists from Iceland

10 Sep - 6 Oct


NNKS exhibition

Why Listen to Plants?

This sound-based exhibition offers a plant-listening program, by artists from Australia and Scandinavia. It is a collaboration between Liquid Architecture and NNKS. Presented with The Lofoten Sound Art Symposium (LSAS).

31 Aug - 21 Oct

The gallery in Svolvær

NNKS project

NNKS Mentor program

Since 2016 North Norwegian Art Centre runs a mentor program for recent art graduates

30 Sep - 31 Dec 2019


Previous exhibitions, projects and other programme activity at the North Norwegian Artists Centre.

LIAF – Lofoten International Art Festival

One of Norway’s main contemporary art events


Funding, sponsorship and networks

Sales and shop

Adjoining the Gallery in Svolvær, our shop has one of the largest assortments of fine- decorative- and applied arts in Northern Norway. We represent most artist and artisans in the region, as well as other Norwegian artists. Follow us on facebook and instagram: nnks_kunsthandel Visit our shop