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Addressing the future of heritage: HEI’s Cultural Heritage Day 2021

On the 18th November HEI: Heritage Experience Initiative hosted its third Cultural Heritage Day, an annual event intended as a meeting point for all who study and work with heritage. Projects were showcased through stands, and the current challenges facing heritage studies were discussed through presentations. In keeping with this year’s theme, “the future ofContinue reading “Addressing the future of heritage: HEI’s Cultural Heritage Day 2021”

Can we select our heritage?

An interesting exhibition, “ARV”, was opened on September 23 at Glassgata, at The Arctic University of Norway’s campus in Alta. ARV is designed as a travelling exhibition and has previously been exhibited in Tromsø, Sortland, Berlin, and Hammerfest. What is heritage in the Anthropoecene? How do we divide between heritage and waste? Through an aestheticContinue reading “Can we select our heritage?”

Excavated plastics and slate heritage: new members of the RoN team

We are happy to have two new members on board; Icelandic artist, Þorgerður Ólafsdóttir, and Alexa Spiwak, PhD fellow in archaeology at the University of Oslo. Alexa and Þorgerður will be working on exciting projects, exploring the nature-cultures of slate heritage, Surtsey island and earth-found plastics. Slate heritage Alexa’s PhD project, tentatively titled Splitting Stones:Continue reading “Excavated plastics and slate heritage: new members of the RoN team”

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