LB°24 News

  • 19 May, 2024

    Luleåbiennalen on E-flux!

    Information about Luleåbiennalen 2024 is available on the international site E-flux!

  • 13 May, 2024

    Inauguration of Verdde

    Verdde is inaugurated with Luleåbiennalen as its first partner!

  • 16 Apr, 2024

    Inauguration of Lena Stenberg's work in Kiruna

    Konstfrämjandet Norrbotten and Luleåbiennalen inaugurates Flyttzon, a new work by Lena Stenberg.

  • 04 Apr, 2024

    Save the date: Luleåbiennalens closing weekend on May 24-26

    The closing weekend of Luleåbiennalen includes programs in Kiruna, Luleå and Boden.

  • 02 Apr, 2024

    Press voices on Luleåbiennalen 2024

    Since its inauguration in early March 2024, Luleåbiennalen have recieved rave reviews from the Swedish press.

  • 21 Mar, 2024

    Umeå School of Architecture installing in Luleå

    Umeå School of Architecture will be installing on Storgatan in Luleå, April 5–8. Don't miss the inauguration of the installation The waterfall that went silent, on April 9!

  • 05 Mar, 2024

    P1 Kultur (Swedish National Radio) reports from the opening of the Luleå Biennial

    Helene Alm, reporter from the Swedish National Radio and local radio P4 Norrbotten, visits the opening of the Luleå Biennial: On the threshold of 1:1, and interviews our Artistic Directors and participating artist Mohamed Sleiman Labat!

  • 05 Mar, 2024

    The Luleå Biennial on the Swedish national news

    Yesterday, March 4, The Swedish National Television's Cultural News Kulturnyheterna was opened with a feature from the Luleå Biennial.

  • 01 Mar, 2024

    Join us for the Opening Party of the Luleå Biennial 2024

    The Luleå Biennial 2024 Team extends a warm welcome to our big opening party at Lillan in Luleå! RSVP here.

  • 01 Mar, 2024

    Read interview with Aude Christel Mgba and Bruno Alves de Almeida in Kunstkritikk

    The Luleå Biennial's Artistic Directors have been interviewed by Kunstkritikk's Nora Arrhenius Hagdahl.

  • 26 Feb, 2024

    Installation in progress!

    The Luleå Biennial 2024 is opening soon! Our Artistic Directors and some on the participating artists have arrived to Norrbotten, and the installations are in full progress.

  • 08 Feb, 2024

    Thank you to everyone who visited 24H Messaure!

    On February 2, 18.00–19.00 CET, artist duo wiklundwiklund performed a performative reactivation of a no-longer existing town, Messaure.

  • 25 Jan, 2024

    24H Messaure

    You are invited to the temporary and performative reactivation of a no-longer existing town, Messaure. Artist duo wiklundwiklund brings back the lights to the town’s site, creating a public moment of encounter and an homage to the many lives deeply tied to this place.

  • 28 Dec, 2023

    Opening Weekend of Luleåbiennalen 2024

    The opening days of Luleåbiennalen 2024 will take place in Kiruna, Luleå and Boden between 1–3 of March, and you are invited to take part in activities including guided tours, performances, and talks between artists and artistic directors.

  • 17 Dec, 2023

    New wind shelters on the Ice Road of Luleå

    The artist Fadlabi (b. 1975, Sudan) presents his artwork Sadaqah Jariyah – On behalf of Nils Amund Raknerud on the Ice Road's wind shelters in Luleå in connection to Luleåbiennalen 2024.

  • 21 Nov, 2023

    Luleåbiennalen 2024 – On the threshold of 1:1

    Konstfrämjandet Norrbotten is pleased to announce the Luleåbiennalen 2024 – On the threshold of 1:1. The artistic directors Aude Christel Mgba and Bruno Alves de Almeida gather artistic and architectural positions, investigating the drastic changes in Norrbotten’s built and natural environments and relating them to analogous contexts worldwide, fostering interchanges that might provide new possibilities.

  • 26 Jun, 2023

    LB22 in Urgent Pedagogies #6: Earthed Imagination

    Onkar Kular and Christina Zetterlund, Artistic Directors for the Luleå Biennial 2022, are guest editors for the latest issue of IASPIS digital publication Urgent Pedagogies #6: Earthed Imagination.

  • 14 Jun, 2023

    New archive highlights the history of Luleåbiennalen

    Since the beginning of 2023, Konstfrämjandet Norrbotten are working on collecting, cataloguing and publishing materials from all of the previous editions of Luleåbiennalen here on our new website.

  • 30 Mar, 2023

    Video: Conversation with the Artistic Directors of LB24

    During their first research trip to Norrbotten in March 2023, Artistic Directors of Luleåbiennalen 2024 Aude Christel Mgba and Bruno Alves de Almeida conducted a presentation about their previous curatorial projects and took part in a conversation about the newly initiated work with the upcoming biennial. Now, you can see a short video from the conversation here.

  • 19 Mar, 2023

    LB24 Artistic Directors' first research trip to Norrbotten

    Right now, the artistic directors of the Luleåbiennalen 2024, Aude Christel Mgba and Bruno Alves de Almeida, are in Norrbotten for the first time. As part of the preparations for the 2024 biennial they visit different places, organizations and artists to get to know the region.

  • 03 Mar, 2023

    Aude Christel Mgba and Bruno Alves de Almeida have been appointed Artistic Directors for Luleåbiennalen 2024

    Konstfrämjandet Norrbotten is pleased to announce that Aude Christel Mgba and Bruno Alves de Almeida have been selected as Artistic Directors for the Luleåbiennalen 2024 with the overarching theme of architecture and art.