The opening weekend of the festival is the first in a series of High Tides. This expansive public programme runs throughout September 2019, and is guided by the formulations of the curatorial arms.
The programme will be updated with exact times and locations here.
Info on how to get to Svolvær can be found here.
Extended opening hours for the LIAF exhibition this weekend:
Saturday & Sunday: 10–22
Friday August 30 at 18:00
Opening of Exhibition
Reception at the former Lofotposten building. Music by the men’s choir Lofotr accompanied by Terje Brun, joik performances by Biret Ristin Sara and Ravna Anti Guttorm, and the first part of the Songs of the Uncontained performance by Talluz (Viktor Pedersen). The evening ends in an opening party with Andrrey.
Saturday August 31
12:00 and 18:00: Performance
João Pedro Vale & Nuno Alexandre Ferreira hold the performance lecture Semiótica do Bacalhau/Semiotics of the Cod involving collective cooking and the sharing of their research insights during their LIAF 2019 residency. Audience is limited to 50 People (Requires RSVP – details will come) – includes food & wine.
20:00: Sculptural Intervention
Devil’s Apron (Kåre Grundvåg and Trond Ansten) initiate Intertidal Shelter Part I – an artistic sculptural intervention and a speculative attempt to create a sculptural home for the inhabitants of the tidal belt.