‘Rivers of Emotion, Bodies of Ore’: Professor Lise Autogena exhibiting and discussing ‘Kuannersuit; Kvanefjeld’ at Kunsthall Trondheim

Kuannersuit; Kvanefjeld still

On Tuesday 11 December 2018 Professor Lise Autogena will discuss her work Kuannersuit; Kvanefjeld currently exhibited in Rivers of Emotion, Bodies of Ore, at Kunsthall Trondheim in Norway. Kuannersuit; Kvanefjeld – the title refers to the name of a mountain in Greenland, which brings together different voices from a country divided on the issue of uranium mining. The Kvanefjeld mountain is one of the richest […]

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Professor Lise Autogena presenting at the International Uranium Film Festival in Arizona, New Mexico and the Diné Nation – Friday 30 November and Sunday 02 December 2018

Autogena Navajo Festivals

Professor Lise Autogena has been invited to present her and Joshua Portway’s film Kuannersuit; Kvanefjeld at The International Uranium Film Festival at The Navajo Nation Museum at Window Rock, Arizona on 30 November 2018 and The Native American Cultural Center, Northern AZ University, Flagstaff on 02 December 2018. The International Uranium Film Festival will show films from New Mexico, Arizona, USA, Greenland and Japan about the devastating […]

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Lise Autogena’s ‘Kuannersuit / Kvanefjeld’ screening at the University of Greenland

Public screening of the documentary film Kuannersuit / Kvanefjeld – and panel discussion on uranium mining hosted by Ilisimatusarfik / University of Greenland Professor Lise Autogena will present Kuannersuit / Kvanefjeld – a documentary film (30 minutes) created in 2016 with long-term collaborator Joshua Portway on 08 October 2018 at the University of Greenland. The film is based on the Australian mining company GME’s plans for mining at Kvanefjeld, […]

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‘Liquid Crystal Display’ – Lise Autogena and Penny McCarthy feature in exhibition at Sheffield Site Gallery – Until 27 January 2019

Photo by Waad AlBawardi, The Hidden Life of Crystals, 2018. Superimposed Site Gallery logo.

Photo by Waad AlBawardi, The Hidden Life of Crystals, 2018. Sheffield Hallam Researchers Lise Autogena and Penny McCarthy will take part in an exhibition entitled Liquid Crystal Display at Site Gallery in Sheffield this month, opening on the first weekend of Site’s new refurbishment. The exhibition opens on Saturday 29 September and runs until Sunday 27 January 2019 and is […]

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‘Rivers of Emotion, Bodies of Ore’: Professor Lise Autogena’s ‘Kuannersuit; Kvanefjeld’ showing at exhibition at Kunsthall Trondheim, opening 13 September

An image of a landfill by the sea, from overhead.

Professor Lise Autogena’s video installation Kuannersuit; Kvanefjeld will be showing at an exhibition entitled Rivers of Emotion, Bodies of Ore at Kunsthall Trondheim in Norway  between 13 September and 21 December 21 2018. Kuannersuit; Kvanefjeld, 2016 (27 minutes) by Lise Autogena and Joshua Portway portrays the region of Kvanefjeld in southern Greenland – site of the richest rare earth mineral resources in […]

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Professor Lise Autogena delivers keynote at the National Gallery in London – 15 February 2018


Professor Lise Autogena and frequent collaborator Joshua Portway delivered a keynote at The National Gallery, London on 15 February 2018, for AALERT: an interdisciplinary meeting aiming to foster debate and dialogue about the role of arts and the artist in landscape and environmental research today. Jointly sponsored by the Valuing Nature Network and Landscape Research Group, the meeting will explore and re-consider the contribution […]

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‘Perpetual Uncertainty’: exhibition featuring Lise Autogena’s work investigates Art and Radioactivity and opens on 23 February in Malmö

Banner image for 'Perpetual Uncertainty', courtesy of Lise Autogena

Lise Autogena, Professor of Cross-Disciplinary Art at Sheffield Hallam, will have her work exhibited as part of Perpetual Uncertainty: Art and Radioactivity at Malmö Konstmuseum opening Friday 23 February 2018. The exhibition will be opened by Isabella Lövin, Swedish Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for International Development Cooperation. The exhibition brings together artists from Europe, Japan and the USA to investigate questions of nuclear technology, radiation […]

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‘This Rare Earth – Stories from Below’: Professor Lise Autogena exhibiting work at Artefact festival – February 2018

Still from Kuannersuit; Kvanefjeld by Lise Autogena and Joshua Portway and information on Artefact 2018 festival

Professor Lise Autogena’s film work Kuannersuit; Kvanefjeld will be shown at This Rare Earth – Stories from Below (as part of Artefact 2018) at STUK in Leuven, Belgium. The exhibition runs from 13 February to 01 March 2018. This Rare Earth – Stories from Below is an exhibition and a festival that gives voice to the stories told by geological […]

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Professor Lise Autogena invited to advise on Big Data and Digital Transformation at the EU Joint Research Centre

Professor of Cross-Disciplinary Art at Sheffield Hallam University Lise Autogena has been invited as an expert speaker by the Science Development Centre of the European Union’s Joint Research Centre to give two keynote presentations on the subject of Big Data and Digital Transformation. Lise will be joined by long-term artistic collaborator Josua Portway at The Preparatory Workshop for Resonances III on 20 October 2017 at […]

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‘Charivaria’ – Professor Lise Autogena’s ‘Foghorn Requiem’ on show in Madrid at exhibition exploring the use of sound in public spaces

A REQUIEM FOR THE FOGHORN, PERFORMED BY SEVENTY FIVE BRASS PLAYERS, A FOGHORN AND AN ARMADA OF SHIPS A project by Danish artist, Lise Autogena, in collaboration with Joshua Portway and composer Orlando Gough. Ships horns from an armada of vessels off-shore, seventy five brass players on-shore and the Souter Lighthouse Foghorn performed a Foghorn Requiem, an ambitious musical performance to mark the disappearance of the sound of the foghorn from the UK's coastal landscape. Conducted and controlled from a distance, ships at sea sounded their horns to a musical score, that will took into account landscape and the physical distance of sound. The performance took place by Souter Light House by South Shields, UK with thousands of spectators and more than 50 ships off-shore. Image from Lise Autogena, with superimposed Centro Madrid logo

Professor Lise Autogena‘s Foghorn Requiem features in Charivaria, an exhibition taking place at Centro Cibeles de Cultura y Ciudadania in Madrid this winter. The exhibition opened on 06 October 2017 and closes 28 January 2018. Exploring the use of sound throughout history and its role in society, communication and art, the exhibition Charivaria investigates the use of sound as a […]

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