KOLT Márkomeannu will use a local school and can offer workshop, sawing, arts and craft workspaces, as well as empty classrooms.
Please note that the standards are rudimentary at Kolt. We will do our best to ensure your needs are met during your stay, but we ask you to think simple.
Kolt can borrow some basic equipment and materials, such as hammer, saw, hammer, buckets, shovels, paper, pen, tape, etc. depending on participant’s needs. If you want specific materials or equipment you need to pay for it yourself, we can help you get things from the local area.
Each participants must prepare a 10 minute presentation themselves and their work. It is useful to show examples of your work, photos, film, recording, performance. This presentation will only be for others Kolt participants. We have a projector and speakers available for presentation.
Kolt participants live under simple conditions at Kautokeino school. Participants sleep in classrooms, about 1-3 people in each room. Kolt arrange mattress and pillow. Participants must bring their own towels. There are toilets, showers and the opportunity to wash clothes.
It is recommended that any participating artists from the area also live in the school, because a lot of Kolt's about putting an intense focus on your work. We advise participants not to have other projects, tasks or work under Kolt days.
<googlemap width=“300px” height=“400px” lat=“65.00000” lon=“15.00000” type=“satellite” zoom=“4” controls=“on” kml=“http://www.kolt-kolt.se/_media/overview.kml”> </googlemap>
Participants should contact Ellen at Márkomeannu to book your tickets or with questions about how to travel to Máekomeannu.
For travel with via airplane or train: Márkomeannu will book and pay for tickets.
For travel with bus, boat or airport train: Participants book and buy the tickets and get the amount refunded by Márkomeannu afterwards on the basis of receipts.
Márkomeannu only has the possibility to support each participant with max 2500 NOK.
All participants must arrive on to Evenes/Skånland the evening of the 20th July, and leave Sunday the 29th of July.
Kolt will arrange breakfast, lunch and dinner. Please tell us when applying if you have food allergies or special diets.
We encourage participants to bring warm winter clothing, thermal underwear, wool socks, warm winter coat, warm winter shoes, hat, gloves, scarves. The month of July can be cold, and even if it is a warm summer day, the nights can be cold. For weather forecast.
Participants need work clothes, casual clothing and dress clothes for festival / outdoors events.
KOLT Márkomeannu is held in connection with the festival Márkomeannu and will open the 28th of July for the public. KOLT Platform´s program consists of projects that the participants have created during the Kolt-week and finished work they have brought with them.
Kolt uses the “lecture-demonstration format” for presenting art work in progress and work that still is in the idea phase to the public. Lecture-demonstration is an informal showing where the work is both demonstrated practical and where the artists talks about the idea and process. The demonstration part of the presentation can be in different formats, it can be digital, a performance, a workshop together with the audience, an event, etc. The aim is to enable the participating artists to share their process with the other participants and with the audience. This will help the artist's own reflection of their work. The display also makes it possible for the public to gain more insight into how the participating artists work and ask questions.
If a participant want to bring a finished piece to show as a part of KOLT Platform please notify us in your application and attach documentation of the piece.
KOLT Platform will use a tent / a lávvu placed on Márkomeannus festival area as its locations.
Unfortunately KOLT Márrkomeannu has a limited capacity for showing finished work, and therefore has very specific requirements for it. Kolt still want to open the opportunity to view the finished work, because we consider it a good opportunity for artists to be seen.
For questions about showing finished artwork contact Alexandra