The exhibition BRYTNINGER is opening Friday the 5th of February at 07.oo p.m. Four artists with different backgrounds (art/research/science) are presenting work where the interaction between light and glass are important factors. By using neon or natural light, old Murano techniques or new technologies Anna-Lea Kopperi, Enrico Tommaso De Paris, Alan Jaras and Robert Wiley are making the gallery come to live with interesting light-experiments.
The exhibition is made in collaboration with Venice Art Factory and is curated by Bjørn I. Follevaag, Francesca Giubilei and Bergljot Jonsdottir.
S12 Open Access Studio and Gallery
Is looking for a Workshop Manager to join its team
for a minimum of one year, starting no later than August/September 2015.
S12 is an Open Access Studio and Gallery placed on street level, in the very heart of Bergen, Norway. S12 is a centre for exploration, experimentation and dissemination of contemporary glass art. For a list of equipment, information about our activities and photos of the workshop and the gallery, please visit read more on http://www.s12.no/?page_id=4027
UNG15 works by 10 young artists, who have participated in a 10 weeks workshop in S12 will open April 25th at 2 p.m.
youth_anasia March 20th – April 19th
Solo exhibition with works by John Moran will opening on March 20th, with the artist present. The opening will include music with DJ Henrik Svanevik. Light refreshments.
Demo: John Moran will give a demo in hot sculpted glass on Saturday 18th of April between 12.oo – 4.oo p.m.
John Moran is an artist in residence at S12 until April 20th
Educational activities like the SundaySchool, FamilyWorkshops UNG 15 & Den Kulturelle Skolesekken will take place every week until the first weekend in May.
The Gallery in S12 will stay closed for the public in January.
5 artists will be working in the workshop during the period:
The Artists in Residence: Maria Bang Espersen, Max Syron and Monica Amundsen.
In addition Ingrid Nord, Maria Frantzsen and Æsa Björk.
Our education program for 2015 is a busy one starting already at the end of January with students from the ART School in Hardanger fjord HAKU, being taught by Maria Frantzsen.
Julia Chamberlain has been our Artist in Residence since beginning of November. Working and experimenting with Touch.
Julia will give an artist talk on Saturday 13th of December at 02.00 p.m. She will in addition demonstrate Flame-Working in the studio accompanied by Gingerbread and Gløgg.
In our Gallery we are showing works by Saman Kalantari made during his residency in November, and photos by a member of the S12 team Monica A. Amundsen. Christmas decorations and Christmas gifts you will also find in our FUNN corner.
Sunday 7th and 14th we arrange a Family Workshop from 1.oo – 4.oo p.m. Here you can make your ornaments – figures and shapes at your own choice.
This is Drop-in only and the price is kr. 250.- pr family.
CUD & Tinna in S12
The Residency of John Drury and Robert Miller, the CUD artist duo, will culminate in an exhibition opening Friday 16th of May. In addition to preparing their own exhibition they have been working with us on: Til Skostredet, our biggest community project ever.
The exhibition: “Sålebrødre” “Solebrothers” will include a lot of shoes – including the biggest shoe in Bergen made in mosaic.
The pianist TINNA from Iceland joined Robbie and John on the 9th of May and will participate in the opening on May16th with her own performance act: crying Piano, performed on GlassPiano, in addition to performing music by Alvin Lucier on both her Toypiano and a glass Tea-pot created in S12.
“Se Mitt Bilde !”, Last week, last day is April 27th.
Siste utstillingsuke og siste dag søndagen 27. april.
AiR i S12: Mike Simi has been working in the Studio all of April.
He was the top ranking scholarship recipient in Pilchuck Glass School in 2013. A part of his scholarship was a residency in S12. Mike is now working in S12, and will be until beginning of May. Alli Hoag assists him in the Studio.
Velkommen til utstillingsåpning lørdag 5. april kl. 14.00. Utstillingen viser 163 selvportrett i glass, laget av like mange barn og realisert gjennom Den Kulturelle Skolesekken i S12 Galleri og Verksted. Utstillingen åpnes av ordfører Trude Drevland.
Welcome to our exhibition opening on Saturday April 5th, at 2pm. The exhibition shows 163 self-portrait in glass, made by the same number of children and realized through “The Cultural Rucksack” in S12 Open Access Studio and Gallery. The exhibition will be opened by Mayor Trude Drevland.
Open House and Demonstration:
The Master Blower, Brad Turner, will demonstrate his glass blowing skills on Saturday 25th from 13.oo – 16.oo, assisted by Alli Hoag.
Brad Turner has been the Artist in Residence in March.
The Creative SundaySchool every Sunday between 12:oo – 17:oo
Kids from DKS continue making their portraits of glass
And Students from HAKU
The Gallery will be closed until 5th April when we open our next exhibition.
S12 WILL KEEP CLOSED FOR THE PUBLIC UNTIL FEBRUARY 14TH
Alli Hoag, the first Artist in Residence in 2014 will be in the workshop