Friday, 24 June 2016

Talk on the Arctic skua, July 3rd. at 15:00

The arctic skua, aka the Parastic jaeger, is a bird that dominates Slettnes Nature Reserve these days. The area is home to the country's largest breeding population. It is highly aggressive by the nest,  and most people prefer to keep a certain distance between themselves and the elegant dive bomber.
Researchers from IMARES (Institute for Marine Research and Ecosystem Studies) from Wageningen University, The Netherlands, has followed birdlife at Slettnes closely for years. Sunday July the 3rd, Hans Schekkerman will give a talk on their research and its' results, including this season's findings. Welcome! 

From the Big Apple to the Barents Sea, Fra Storbyen til Storhavet

Artist in residence in Gamvik, Cecilie Dahl is presenting the site specific project "From the Big Apple to the Barents Sea, Fra Storbyen til Storhavet" on July 31st @ Slettnes Lighthouse. The show is a part of Kulturdugnad Gamvik and is supported by The Norwegian Arts council. The project is a collaboration with Gamvik Art Foundation.
Dahl works conceptually and utilizes a variety of medias. She has been active as an artist for close to three decades and has exhibited extensively both nationally and internationally.
Dahl is currently showing the installation “Stranger than Paradise, - her er saa underligt…" Galleri Sølvberget, Stavanger Cultural House.