epea 01: European Identities at the Nobel Peace Center
Fritt Ord Foundation, Fondazione Banca del Monte di Lucca, Fondation Calouste Gulbenkian – Delegation en France, and Körber-Stiftung invite the public to the opening of the European Photo Exhibition Award 01: EUROPEAN IDENTITIES at the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo on Thursday 7 March 2013, 6 p.m.Series of photos by Catarina Botelho, José Pedro Cortes, Gabriele Croppi, João Grama, Monica Larsen, Frederic Lezmi, Pietro Masturzo, Hannah Modigh, Davide Monteleone, Linn Schröder, Marie Sjøvold and Isabelle Wenzel.
Thursday 7 March from 18.00 to 22.00
Exhibition opening of European Identities with speeches, photography talks and presentations, concert. Free entry. Alfred Eatery opens a bar in the Entry Hall.
All events of the night will be conducted in English.
Poem by slam poet Jamal Miad
Welcome speech by Bente Erichsen, Executive Director, Nobel Peace Center
Speech by Erik Rudeng, Director, Fritt Ord Foundation
Speech by Hisham Zaman, Film Director
Speech by Kjersti Stenseng, State Secretary, Ministry of Culture
Music by Stanley Brinks & Freschard
Presentation of all photographers
The curators present the photographers and their projects, before the audience is invited to meet the photographers by their works. Moderator is Liv Astrid Sverdrup, Director of Exhibitions, the Nobel Peace Center.
Photography talks (part I)
Conversation between the Nordic photographers Monica Larsen, Hannah Modigh and Marie Sjøvold. Moderator is Josh Lustig from Panos Pictures.
Photography talks (part II)
Conversation between one photographer representing the other three project countries.
Representing Germany: Frederic Lezmi. Representing Italy: Davide Monteleone. Representing Portugal: José Pedro Cortes. Moderator is Espen Rasmussen from VG.
Concert with Stanley Brinks & Freschard and the Kaniks
This band is a fiery group established in 2010, with Stanley Brinks (a.k.a. André Herman Dune from the cult band Herman Dune) and members of Bergen Mandolin band and I Was a King.