TrAP's White Paper on Culture

What does the multicultural field hope to see in the coming white paper on culture? Read TrAP's alternative here, and watch the seminar recorded.

Un-located Readings

This seminar was an invitation to read African writers independent of their country of origin. We invited blogger, journalist and literary scholar, Ainehi Edoro as the keynote speaker.

TrAP on recruitment to the cultural field

A seminar on recruitment to the cultural field on April 27, 2017. Watch the video recording here.

Deception in High Places: Woman Cleaning Weapon Industry

Premiere of Gitte Sætre's latest video work, and a seminar on art and activism with Krist Gruijthuijsen (Grazer Kunstverein), Susanne Winterling (KHiO), Malin Barth (Stiftelsen 3,14) and Gitte Sætre, February 26 at 1-4 pm.

Norwegian-Kurdish voices in art and literature

A conversation about exclusion, inclusion, and how these experiences are reflected through text, poetry and visual art. The seminar was held Saturday 7 November, coinciding with the opening of Serhed Waledkhanis new exhibition.

The role of artists in urban development

TrAP and Akershus Kunstsenter hosted a seminar on the use of art and culture in urban development with speakers from Tøyen, Oslo; Fjell, Drammen and the neighbourhood of Tensta outside Stockholm.

The unbearable biases in the art world

A panel discussion where pluralism challenges consensus. TrAP and the National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design welcomes you to a discussion on diversity and consensus in Norwegian art institutions.

A gathering of the ar(c)t(ic) tribes II

Collaboration between TrAP, Nordland Fylkeskommune, RAM galleri, Rana Museum and The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design

Multitude nation: The art and the will for change

Moderator Theodor Barth, professor, Oslo National Academy of the Arts – Design. Panel: Sissel Lillebostad (curator), Samir M'kadmi (artist and curator of In the National Museum's Blind Spot), Pierre Lionel Matte (artist). In collaboration with The National Museum

Prioritering av det frie feltet – fleip eller fakta?

Dialogue meeting on cultural policy. House of Literature. By TrAP in collaboration with Danseinformasjonen, Dramatikerforbundet, Norsk Musikkråd, Norske Billedkunstnere and Oslo Academy of the Arts. Video in Norwegian only.

New cultural policies

Panel discussion in Norwegian. With Kristin Danielsen, Olemic Thommesen (H), Ib Thomsen (FrP), Arild Stokkan-Grande (A), Hallstein Bjerke (V), Johan Tønnesson (SV) and moderator Håkon Flemmen, cultural editor of Klassekampen.

The Nature, Spirit and Future of Artist-Run Spaces and the Culture of Collective Self-Organization in Contemporary Art

Part of Colomborama. With Victor Albarracín (El Bodegón), Liv Bugge (FRANK), Leander Djønne (Dortmund Bodega), Per Gunnar Tverbakk (Otto Plonk), Olga Robayo/Marius Wang (El Parche), Geir Harald Samuelsen (Norsk kulturråd). Moderator: Line Halvorsen.

The Intercultural Nordic Region

Nordic workshop. Collaboration between TrAP, Center for Kunst & Interkultur and Nordisk ministerråd. Report in Norwegian only.

Viewing Palestine: Palestine in International Cultural Cooperation

This seminar was part of the project Viewing Palestine, a collaboration between TrAP and Sabreen Association for Artistic Development.

The EU Cultural Programme and project financing

Dialogue meeting

​Viewing Palestine: Freedom of Expression and Journalism: A Still Small Voice – A Big Echo

Part of Viewing Palestine, a collaboration between TrAP and Sabreen Association for Artistic Development. The seminar presented and discussed Palestinian literature, it's place in the world of literature, today's writers and traces and directions – as well as freedom of expression in a situation of external and internal conflicts, censorship and self-censorship.

Changes in the Arts Council Norway

Dialogue meeting. Report in Norwegian only.

Voluntary Labor in Arts and Culture

Our annual dialogue meeting for participants in the Norwegian cultural sector took place at Asker Kulturhus.

The international reality in the cultural sector – responsibility of the media

A two day seminar on art, culture and the media in collaboration with Dansens Hus. Report in Norwegian only.

Words – one path to peace and understanding

Part of WORDS, international literary festival in Oslo.

No more talking - let's DO something about it!

Intercultural seminar on collaboration, conditions and possibilities for artists and producers in the Nordic countries. Collaboration between Du store verden!, Nordisk Forum for Interkultur, Union Scene and Drammen Kommune.

Total Global seminar

Seminar on grant schemes. Collaboration between Du Store Verden!, Mangfoldsåret 2008 and Gjensidigestiftelsen. Report in Norwegian only.

​Recycling the looking-glass / Trash art – Found objects seminar

Seminar related to the exhibition. With Marith Hope (The National Museum), Gérard Bertolini (University of Lyon), Leila Darabi (USA), art historian Kari Brandtzæg, Siri Mittet (University of Oslo). Collaboration between Du store verden!, Norske Kunstforeninger and The Agency – Alternativ Plattfom for Kunst.

Are there foreigners in Art?

Seminar on diversity within the arts. Collaboration between Du store verden! and The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design.

Collaboration across borders – beyond the Year of Diversity 2008

Report in Norwegian only

Strategies for Audience Development

In collaboration with Cosmopolite. Report in Norwegian only.

Cultural diversity in dissemination of culture

Report in Norwegian only

Young people as performers and audience

Seminar in collaboration with KulturHuset. Report in Norwegian only.

Frokostmøte om styrearbeid

Breakfast seminar and launch of the new publication on the need for diversity in Norwegian board rooms, "Mer makt til mangfoldet". The publication is part of the project Styrende Mangfold and in Norwegian only.

Dialogue meeting: How to gain influence?

At TrAP's annual dialogue meeting we discussed how to gain influence in politics, in the media and in society.

Talk of dreams

In collaboration with Oslo World Music Festival, Plan Norway and Nobel Peace Center we invite you to conversations about faith, hope and dreams, and art.

How to reach a more diverse audience?

A seminar on how to make your institution relevant to minority groups. Thursday, April 14, 2016. Watch the video recording here.

What New Internationalism?

This seminar examined the power structures at play in the global art world. Keynote speaker Ruth Noack draws on her experiences as a curator and art critic, followed by a panel. Watch the lecture and panel presentations here.

Minorities and creative careers

Young Norwegians with a minority background are less likely to consider a career within the cultural sector. How can we tackle this issue, and increase diversity in arts education?