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Erik Martinson (Canada/Latvia) is an independent curator and writer in residence at Nordland kunst- og filmfagskole, Kabelvåg. Recent projects include: ‘The Years Without Light’ at Institute for Contemporary Arts (ICA); ‘Like slow breathing, it seemed to emanate from inside the walls’ at LUX; ‘Portal Atop a Bus Stop’ at Contemporary Art Centre (CAC); ‘’ at Cosmos Carl –Platform Parasite; ‘“I” Statements’ at LUX; ‘Tell me about the ones who sleep through storms: Films and Videos from the Baltics’ at Toronto International Film Festival’sWavelengths Series; ‘Its origins are indeterminate’ at Whitechapel Gallery and Close-up Film Centre; and ‘The Surface of the Sun’ at Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia (EKKM). Read more at:

Together with the student curatorial collective Hærk, Erik Martinson has curated the programme “68°14 ́N + 69°39 ́N:Films from Nordland College of Art and Film and Tromsø Art Academy”. Read more here:

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