Galleri F 15

Symposium: Abundance – 45th Tendencies biennial

20. Apr 2023

Norwegian Crafts, Helsinki-based curator Ki Nurmenniemi, and the exhibition space Galleri F 15 organize a symposium for the exhibition Abundance – The 45th edition of the Tendencies biennial. The symposium will take place Thursday 20 April 2023 at Galleri F 15 and House of Foundation in Moss outside of Oslo.

Abundance the symposium will take the exhibition as its point of departure, diving into topics such as nature-human connectedness and different eco-narratives with a focus on approaches relating to crafts, making practices, and sensory experience.


  • Introduction of the symposium: Norwegian Crafts and Abundance curator Ki Nurmenniemi (FIN)
  • Keynote presentation: Mikkel Hammer Elming, director at Glasmuseet Ebeltoft (DK)
  • Artist presentation: Anna Rún Trygvadottir (IS)
  • Lunch
  • Artist presentation: Márjá Karlsen, artist and duojár (NO, Sápmi)
  • Outdoor performance: Elly Vadseth, artist (NO)
  • Short break
  • Panel talk: Pearla Pigao (NO) and Elsa Salonen (FIN) in conversation with Veronika Muráriková (SE)
  • Performance/work demonstration: Pearla Pigao with crew (NO)
  • Guided tour of the Abundance exhibition with mediation curator at Galleri F 15 Frida Edlund
  • Dinner at House of Foundation

The programme is subject to minor changes.

If you want to participate in the Abundance symposium at Galleri F 15 and House of Foundation in Moss, please send an email to It is a full-day event with transport between Oslo and Moss for participants. Please note that the event has a limited amount of seats due to the capacity of the venue.

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The Abundance symposium is generously supported by The Nordic Culture Fund and the Craft Artists’ Remuneration Fund.