Northern Platform #1 

june 6th at 10.00-17.00
Särestöniemi studio
(Särestöntie, kaukonen)

How to co-operate? Experiences and best practices from cross-disciplinary and international projects and tools for artistic collaborations and regional networks.

Northern Platform is an encounter of performing arts professionals from the Northern parts of Nordic countries. It is a one-day event for mutual sharing, discussion and collaboration.  Northern Platform aims  to provide tools for regional collaboration in the field of performing arts and the event is targeted to artists and other art professionals who are interested in co-operation in the High North region.

Northern Platform #1 provides new angles to networks and regional collaboration. The invited speakers are experienced artists, developers and representatives of performing arts networks and organisations from the Nordic countries. The day's schedule will consists of speeches, case presentations, panel discussions and mutual sharing. Northern Platform #1 is an opportunity to improve one's own capacity for regional collaboration, wider the perspective of Northern performing arts and find new partners for the future collaborations. 

Invited speakers: artists Thomas Eisenhardt (DK/DE), Juha Hurme (FI), Catherine Poher (DK/FR), Ida Løken Valkeapää (NO), researcher Sami Keto (FI), producer and expert of Arctic collaboration Inger-Marie Lampe-Lupton (NO) and others.

In Northern Platform #1 you will also hear more about a recently established Northern Network for Performing Arts. The participants will also have an opportunity to influence on the concept and activities of the network and create new inclusive practices.

The detailed schedule of the day will be available soon.

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Northern Platform #1 starts a series of 5 events which will take place in Finland, Norway, Iceland and Greenland during 2018-2019. The Northern Platform events are part of a capacity building project of Northern Network for Performing Arts and it is supported by Nordic Culture Point.

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