Ivínguak’ Stork Høegh, 2023.

Reflecting Nuuk Nordic is a stage for talks in relation to Nuuk Nordic Culture Festival. On stage, discussions are presented about coloniality, belonging, the Nordic and Arctic relations, the conditions of the artists, the art and cultural institutions, the role of museums and much more. Nuuk Art Museum are hosts in collaboration with NAPA – The Nordic Institute in Greenland and the Sami artist collective Daiddadallu.

Location: Venskabssalen in The Culture House Katuaq.

THURSDAY MAY 25th 12:30 – 16:00. Curated by Nuuk Art Museum
12:30 – 12:35
Welcome by Nivi Christensen, Nuuk Art Museum
12:35 – 13:35
Conversations on Community and the Importance of Coming Together with Liv Larsen, Dine Arnannguaq F. Lynge, Laura Lennert, Nina Paninnguaq S. Kristiansen, Reneltta Arluk. Moderator: Nivi Christensen
13:45 – 14:45
Kusanartuliorneq / Crafts / Duodji: Hanne Kirkegaard, Márjá Karlsen, Nadja Kreutzmann, Sofie Amonsen, Lisbeth Karline Poulsen. Moderator: Bart Pushaw.
14:45 – 15:00
15:00 – 16:00
When Research Goes Beyond: Conversations between Lorenzo Imola, Anne Henriette Nilut and Bart Pushaw. Video presentation by Kirstine Møller. Moderator: Qivioq Løvstrøm.
16:00 – 18:00
Opening Show

FRIDAY MAY 26th 12:30 – 16:30. Program Curated by The Sámi Artist Collective Dáiddadállu
Bures boahtin // Tikilluaritsi
Ipmárdusat // Insights: what makes indigenous artists tick?
Beaska Niillas, Qivioq Løvstrøm, Juno Berthelsen.
Hosted by: Dine Arnannguaq Fenger Lynge.
Firebrand: Ššš – Sound and art from Fosen
13.00 – 13.15
Gáfeboddu // Coffee break
13.15 – 14.00
Gulahallat: Art is our knife?
Poem by Julie Edel Hardenberg
Beaska Niillas, Qivioq Løvstrøm, Juno Berthelsen.
14.00 – 14.05
Performance by Beaska Niillas
14.05 – 14.15
Gáfeboddu // Coffee break
14.15 – 15.00
Gulahallat: The language of patterns & indigenous fashion
Hosted by: Anne Henriette Nilut & Inga Márjá Utsi.
Márjá Karlsen, Paninnguaq Pikilak, Arny Mogensen (Bolt Lamar), David Røgilds (Bibi Chemnitz).
15.00 – 15.15
Dáiddadállu Stories films
15.15 – 15.30
Gáfeboddu // Coffee break
15.30 – 16.30
International indigenous art networks
Caretaking and Selfcare in the field
Heather Igloliorte, Sajje Solbakk, Dine Arnannguaq Fenger Lynge, Nivi Christensen.

SATURDAY MAY 27th 10:00-14:00.
10:00 – 14:00
Separate Mini Conference on the Future of Arctic and Nordic Collaboration Curated by NAPA – The Nordic Institute in Greenland.
14:30 – 15:00
Performance Art from Finland: Tomasz Szrama & Antti Ahonen
15:00 – 16:00
Lecture on Finnish Performance Art by Antti Ahonen

SUNDAY MAY 28th 12:30 – 16:30
12:30 – 12:40
Lighting of the Qulleq and Storytelling with Kuluk Helms
12:40 – 13:20
Conversations on Belonging and Residencies with Nivi Christensen, Ari Lind Sixten, Kuluk Helms. Moderator: Maxine Savage.
13:20 – 13:40
13:40 – 14:40
Artist Presentations and Conversations on Art and Activism: Aka Niviâna, Krystle Silverfox, Linda Granfors. Moderator: Aviaaja L. Olsen
14:40 – 14:50
14:50 – 15:20
Talk by the Foundation for the Establishment of the Greenlandic National Gallery of Art
15:20 – 15:30
15:30 – 16:30
Reflections on the Festival, on the theme Unity and on the hopes for Nuuk Nordic 2025.
Presentations and Conversations with: Nivi Christensen, Dine Arnannguaq F. Lynge, Jonas Nilsson, Amund Sjølie Sveen and Susanne Andreasen. Moderated by Maria Utsi.