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March 6, 2008

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Ersta Konsthall propose that Flaggfabrikken send this very announcement by e-flux on today’s date, March the 6th 2008 to announce this announcement.

This announcement is a special effect (and a cooperative project) exploring the limits and possibilities of fiction within institutional constructions. Ersta Konsthall has begun a nomadic and experimental trajectory in a so far unknown landscape. We are just not happy with the existing limits of exhibition production, display and distribution. In the context of Flaggfabrikken presenterer: we will try new means of developing these fields by invoking e-flux subscribers to participate in the survey of these new occurences of existence by reading this announcement.

The experience from Ersta Konsthall taking place in various locations, for example The Institute of Contemporary Art – Dunaújváros, Hungary and The Swedish National Museum, as well as cooperation with other institutions as Tensta Konsthall, Galleri60e and the Academy of Fine Arts in Umeå has brought us to thinking about our practice as purely a question of constructed identity. Ersta Konsthall is merely what it is said to be and described as. This is a turning point into the future and a further step into an imaginary existence. The next thing will be in your mind only.

Subjects of trial and participating artists in this event will be: The present audience, The members of Flaggfabrikken: Hilde Jørgensen, Anne Szefer Karlsen, Kjetil Kausland, Olaf Knarvik, Åse Løvgren, Kjersti Solberg Monsen, Heidi Nikolaisen, Arne Skaug Olsen, Ulf Styren, Kristin Tårnesvik and Maya Økland. All of the former artists who contributed to this phase of Ersta Konsthall: Amelie Rydqvist, David Bestué, Marc Vives, Juan Pedro Fabra, Paletten, ak28, Dorkbot, OEI, Squid, Emma Kihl, Source Video Magazine, Johanna Gustavson Fürst, Love & Devotion, Konst2, Tova Mozard, Elin Wikström, Julieta Aranda, Michele Masucci, Konst Bio, Cecilia Edefalk and Carla Zaccagnini.

This announcement is curated by Linus Elmes

Flaggfabrikken presenterer: is a monthly event at Landmark/Bergen Kunsthall made by members of Flaggfabrikken – centre for photography and visual art since 2005. The spring programme of 2008 is curated by Åse Løvgren and Anne Szefer Karlsen and is titled Flaggfabrikken presenterer: For God’s sake Kate, where is the camera (Show Title, #266 by Stefan Brüggemann), and happens at Landmark, Bergen, Norway first Thursday of the months February, March and April at 21.00.

Flaggfabrikken presenterer: is for 2008 supported by Bergen municipality, Arts Council Norway, Bergen National Academy of the Arts and Bergen Kunsthall/Landmark

www.flaggfabrikken.net

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