Thank you all for engaging and fantastic applications from all around the globe! The jury has been through the first round of selection and is now working on contacting the finalists and to interview them for the final selection. It's thrilling and truly inspiring to read all the applications and realise how much engagement there … Continue reading Applications from all around the world
Træna, an island community furthest out on the coastline of Helgeland, Norway have been inviting artists, designers, foodies, entrepreneurs and other creatives since we opened our Residency program in 2015. For us as a small island community with less than 500 inhabitants we focus on welcoming creative people who’d like to try the island life, … Continue reading Open call for Artist in Residence, Business in Residence and Chefs in Residence, Træna 2019.
During August and September, we had Lori Hepner from Pittsburgh, as an Artist in Residence. Her project was about sea plastic recycling, and building a 3D-printing studio where locals could make new objects out of recycled sea plastic! Read more about Lori and her project here! https://spark.adobe.com/page-embed.js https://vimeo.com/296347278
To all of you who are waiting for the next Open Call to be announced.... ... It's happening S O O N ! Stay tuned here and on Facebook and you will very soon be informed. Greetings from Træna Photo: Gunhild Øibakken Pedersen
Våren/sommeren 2018 har nederlandske materialdesigneren Marian de Graaff vært på opphold som Artist in Residence på Træna. I mai og juni kunne vi se henne i fjærsteinene lete material fra havets bunn, som hun deretter foredlet i studioen sin. "Træna Perle" ble resultatet, en smykkeserie basert på det uvanlige materialet tang og tare. Her et … Continue reading Materialdesigner med verksted i fjæra
Stuart Macpherson is a freelance bassist and composer based in rural Dumfries and Galloway. He came to Træna as an Artist in Residence and stayed in Selvær one month in April-May. His project was to captured the barnacle gees on their journey from Scotland to Svalbard. Read the interview we made with Stuart here: 'Solway … Continue reading From Solway to Svalbard via Selvær
«Pendulum» som slippes i dag er en av låtene Nora Konstanse skreiv mens hun var Artist in Residence på Træna i februar/mars 2017. Hovedgitaren på sporet er hentet direkte fra demoen hun spilte inn i AIR-leiligheten. Pendulum er første singel fra debutalbumet som kommer til høsten. Se videoen her: Tekst og melodi er skrevet av … Continue reading Nora Konstanse med singel fra Træna