N.E.W.S., 1999

VISBY 10-11-12 September 1999

For three days at the beginning of September, lectures will be held on contemporary art in the Baltic region today, the cultural-political situaton and present artistic and cultural situation, whith a concentration on the relationship between fast growing interactive technoloy and artistic milieu.

Artists, theoreticans and decision makers from all ower the Baltic region are invited. This seminar also marks the start of the bigger project N.E.W.S. – North-East-West-South.

Twenty artists from ten Baltic countries are taking part in a twelve-month long process, with exhibitions and seminars in Visby, Szczecin, Riga and possibly Copenhagen. The participating artists will come to Visby for the seminar, to return one year later and realize their exhibition project.