Over four weekends in autumn 2022, Amber Ablett has invited four guests to join her in her research into rest as an active part of growth. Each guest has an
Over four weekends in autumn 2022, Amber Ablett has invited four guests to join her in her research into rest as an active part of growth. Each guest has an activist or community care practice and will stay at Storeteigen from Friday to Sunday.
The weekend will take the form of an extended interview where they will discuss the role of rest in their practice. On the last day of the mini-residency, Amber and the guest will open up Storeteigen for a Coffee Break, where the public are invited to come and find out more about the project and share their own experiences of rest in our society.
- Sunday 25th September 2022, Coffee Break: kl 14:00 – 15:30
Guest: Ro Averin, Equity and Social Justice Educator, consultant and writer.
Ro Averin (they/she) is a writer and equity/social justice educator and consultant who focuses on utilizing mindfulness and intersectionality as methodologies for creating sustainable social, racial, and environmental change. With their roots in Canada/Turtle Island, Ro now calls Northern Norway/Sápmi home. Outside of work in the arts field with Rafiki Art Initiatives and consulting/education work through UNLRN PRJCT, they can generally be found in nature, writing and editing in a variety of mediums, on a yoga mat teaching or practicing, organizing art and wellness retreats like Hearing Home, or gardening and foraging on the land she loves so deeply.
- Sunday 9th October 2022, Coffee Break: kl 14:00 – 15:30
Guest: Eva Rowson, artist, curator and daglig leder of Bergen Kjøtt.
Eva Rowson is an artist, curator and Managing Director of Bergen Kjøtt, a production house, creative workplace and cultural venue in Bergen, Norway. Her curatorial work is organised around hosting, collaboration and organisational practices – focusing on how the different types of work involved are valued, and with what consequences. This research is at the core of projects including the curatorial programme “Who’s doing the washing up?”, Bergen Kunsthall (Norway) and Lighthouse (UK), 2018-19 and ‘Como imaginar una musea?’, a Catalan-Spanish-English conjuring of a feminist cultural institution (2018-19).
- Sunday 23rd October 2022, Coffee Break: kl 14:00 – 15:30
Guest: Isak Bradley, musician and Board leader of Pasientorganisasjonen for Kjønnsinkongruens.
Isak Bradley is a musician and Board leader of Pasientorganisasjonen for Kjønnsinkongruens.
- Sunday 6th November 2022, Coffee Break: kl 14:00 – 15:30
Guest:Vikram Kolmannskog, writer, mediator and Professor of Gestalt Pyschotherapy.
Vikram is a queer cis-man with Indian and Norwegian heritage. He is a Professor of Gestalt Psychotherapy, a lifelong meditator and a writer of fiction and non-fiction. He lives in the outskirts of Oslo, close to the forest. www.Vikram.no