FORUM B-OPEN CONVERSATION:
THE INVISIBLE HAND
Conversation on economy and art with curator Charles Esche, economist Ove Jakobsen and historian Richard Sheldon.
As an extension to the B-open workshop B-open and Hordaland Art Centre welcomes you you to an open discission of economy, the invisible structures in society and our capability to make visible and act upon the seemingly hidden or non-existing. Below you can read more about the participants.
The event and free and open to all.
Charles Esche is a curator and writer. Since 2004, he has been Director of the Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Netherlands. He is co-founder and co- editor of Afterall Journal and Afterall Books with Mark Lewis.
Dr. Oecon. Ove Jakobsen is professor in ecological economics at Bodø Graduate School of Business (HHB). He is co-founder and leader of Centre for Ecological Economics and Ethics at HHB.
Richard Sheldon is Lecturer in Social and Economic History at the Bristol University in the United Kingdom. His research interest is British history 1700-1860.
B-open is an organisation which initiates and coordinates the bi-annual event of open artist studios in Bergen and Hordaland, and annually organises a seminar, thus creating a forum for a diverse discussion on contemporary art. B-open organises monthly Study Circles in collaboration with artists in Bergen.
This conversation is organised by artists Marjolijn Dijkman and Toril Johannessen.
B-open is supported by Bergen kommune, Stiftelsen Fritt Ord, Norsk kulturråd, Hordland fylkeskommune, Bildende Kunstneres Forening Hordaland, Norske Kunsthåndverkere Vest-Norge and Hordaland Art Centre.