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25 AUG

NEXT EVENT VOL 39

An extraordinary event! This time we will do our event outside, by the river, and it will be free for all!

The line-up will be exqusite, the people wonderful and the stars will be shining in more than one way.

 

 

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240 landscapes

BY HELGE SKODVIN
@ VOL 36 ON DEC 03, 2015

The Ultimate social-democratic vehicle. The car your children would draw if you ask them to draw a car. Volvo 240! Helge Skodvin has track of something in the region of 1000 of the Norwegian 240's still rolling, and he keeps hunting... His recent book '240 Landscapes' is published by Swedish publishers Journal.

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Of Nuts and Bolts

BY SIMEN AANERUD
@ VOL 28 ON DEC 05, 2013

Simen Aanerud's great passion in life is to make things, and he's fortunate enough to be able to do this every day. He also speaks very openly about his issues with social anxiety, compulsions, and how his uneasiness with the world feeds into his work. Simen says that this discomfort is one of the main driving forces of his work, and how it cultivates his imagination. 

"Presentation of the Day" on February 11, 2014.

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I Like In-Betweens

BY VEERA JALAVA
@ VOL 27 ON AUG 29, 2013

Veera Jalava is an unruly art educator (MA) teaching artistry and exploration, moving freely between the different disciplines of society, such as art and science. In Oslo she will present a brand new project which deals with sharing the unfinished business in your life. Veera has conducted several cultural projects with a special focus on community or street art and it's social context. She is the founder of nordic senior graffiti concept K65 and the producer of the Heimo Artivism project in Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Finland.

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DragonBox

BY JEAN-BAPTISTE HUYNH
@ VOL 27 ON AUG 29, 2013

Jean-Baptiste Huynh is the founder and CEO of WeWantToKnow, the creator of the award winning educational algebra game DragonBox. WeWantToKnow maintains the audacious goal of delivering K-12 mathematics knowledge to any child in 30 hours of gameplay. Huynh holds a M.Sc. in IT and mathematics and is a certified financial analyst. Before founding WeWantToKnow, Hyunh spent 10 years as a stock portfolio manager, then became a certified math and economics teacher 5 years in Norway. With WeWantToKnow, Huynh combines his passion for entrepreneurship, applied mathematics, and social impact.

 

OSLO Blog

City Focus: Oslo

For our "City Focus" this week we go to Oslo, a city that hosts its PechaKucha Night Vol. 30 on April 10. For more info on the event, and for the full list of presenters and a look at the flyer, please visit the official event page.

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