Five high-profile multidisciplinary arts festivals and institutions in the Nordic region band together in Platform GÁTT, with the mission to bring together and highlight young emerging artists living and working in the Nordic countries.
The second night, Skyggnast, takes place on Saturday 25th of May at Østre. The participants of the platform will contribute with different works of art both ongoing and performative.
Some of the participants contributing this night are:
Bendik Baksaas (NO / Music)
Gógó Starr (ISL / Drag show)
Jo David Meyer Lysne (NO / Music)
Milla Jarko (FIN / Air acrobatic performance)
Nick Ørbæk (GL / Music)
Olivia Riviere & Louise Pousette (SE / Performative dance)
Ronja Louhivuori, Walter Sallinen & Laura Marleena Halonen (FIN / Performance/Music) Walter Sallinen (FIN / Audiovisual work)
There are also ongoing installations in Vestre and at Østre Skostredet 10 with contributions from participants Ima Iduozee & Arja Kärkkäinen both Friday and Saturday.
Platform GÁTT is a collaboration between the Bergen International Festival, Reykjavik Arts Festival, Helsinki Festival, Nordic House in the Faroe Islands and Nuuk Nordic Culture Festival.
The artists performing or exhibiting at Platform Gátt day 2 are:
Jo David Meyer Lysne
Olivia Riviere & Louise Pousette
Ronja Louhivuori, Walter Sallinen & Laura Marleena Halonen