LB°24 Program

Opening weekend – Luleå

Join us for the Luleå Biennial 2024 inauguration weekend – Meet the Artistic Directors and artists on site in Luleå, Saturday March 2!

Konsthallen Kulturens hus, Skeppsbrogatan 17, Luleå

13.00–13.30 – Opening of the exhibition at Konsthallen Kulturens hus (in English)
Karin Erixon, Director of Konsthallen Kulturens hus, welcomes you!

Maria Ragnestam, Director of Konstfrämjandet Norrbotten, introduce Luleåbiennalen that this year connects the Arctic with other continents and communities around the world.

Evelina Rydeker, Head of the Culture board, officially opens the 2024 edition of Luleåbiennalen

Aude Christel Mgba and Bruno Alves de Almeida, Artistic Directors Luleåbiennalen 2024, introduce On the threshold of 1:1 and the ideas behind the exhibition on view at Konsthallen Kulturens hus.

13.30–15.00 – Guided tour of the exhibition with Artistic Directors and participating artists (in English)
Guided tour of the exhibition with the Artistic Directors and the participating artists Gunvor Guttorm from Architecture of Aroha, Mohamed Sleiman Labat and Pekka Niskanen, Eveliina Sarapää and the Sámi Architecture Association, Grandeza Studio, Daniel de Paula and the Umeå Architecture Faculty.

15.00–16.00 – Experience the art
Visitors are invited to walk through the exhibition on their own and continue conversations with the present artist and artistic directors.

In the meantime they are also welcomed to join a tea ceremony.

Tea ceremony with Mohamed Sleiman Labat and Pekka Niskanen
Inside the tent installation – first arrived, first served, with a maximum capacity of 15 people.

The Ice Road on the ice from the Norra Hamn around Gültzauudden to Södra Hamn

16.00–17.00 – Walk to Galleri Syster through the Ice Road’s installations by Fadlabi
Hot drinks will be served around the fire!

Galleri Syster, Sandviksgatan 18A, Luleå

17.00–18.00 – Presentation of the installations on the Ice Road and the exhibition at Galleri Syster (in English)
Anja Örn, Sara Edström och Katt Skarin, Artists and Managers of Galleri Syster, welcomes you to Galleri Syster!

Artist Fadlabi introduces the ideas behind the works unfolding inside and outside of the exhibition space, their connection to ongoing conflicts in Sudan, and the significance of bringing such discussions to Norrbotten. This introduction will be followed by a Q&A with the public.

Opening hours during the Luleå Biennial Opening Weekend

Galleri Syster: Saturday 16.00–19.30 and Sunday 10.00–13.00
Konsthallen Kulturens hus: Saturday 12.00-16.00 Sunday closed
Saturday 12.00-16.00 and Sunday 11.00–17.30

In cooperation with Konsthallen Kulturens Hus, Galleri Syster, Luleå kommun

  • WhatOpening Weekend
  • WhereLuleå
  • When02 Mar – 03 Mar
  • Times13.00 – 00.01