Groundbreaking success finally in Oslo! You will never forget this magical art experience! QUEER SPIRIT was a smash success at Stiklestad this summer, and now over 75 queer artists are serving up shocking and moving experiences on the walls and on stage for 7 days until the end. The theme is queer spirituality, and the format is huge! We have remodeled Jakob's church...

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Building queer sacred space

"Pride Art is rebuilding Jacob's church in Oslo for the Queer Spirit festival, which opens on Tuesday 14 February and runs until Monday 20 February. During the day, school classes will be given a tour, and in the evening there are concerts, performances, theater performances, rituals and meditation with queer undertones. Church council leader Kristin G. Raaum believes the exhibition is overwhelming. - This exhibition has...

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Fundraiser for SKOKS - Queer Art and Culture Center Doors open 17:30 p.m. The event lasts from 18:00 p.m. to 20:00 p.m. Ticket price NOK 380 BUY TICKET: https://www.ticketmaster.no/search?keyword=queer%20art%20gala Join along to a star-studded gala performance to benefit the Skeivt Art and Culture Centre! The crème de la crème of queer artists delivers laughter, goosebumps and good vibes. The evening is the start of the big art auction which will ensure that queers get a safe house...

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A Queer Art Festival in Oslo Queer art festival. Free entry at DOGA all days. Also in Jacob Kulturkirke 9, 10 and 14 October OPENING/OPENING SHOW Friday 7 October 18:00 – 23:00 – Lecturer: Baron von Bulldog – Official opening by State Secretary for the Ministry of Culture Gry Haugsbakken – Stage show, performance and DJ – Welcome drink and bar - Free entry MAIN POINTS OF THE CHILDREN'S CULTURE DAY PROGRAM All...

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Exhibition opening: Create (t)

Welcome to the exhibition opening on Thursday 9 June at 18! Be the first to experience the new exhibition «Create (t)»; an exhibition about underground voices and liberation struggles in skewed art history. The City Museum invites the country's largest queer artist collective, Pride Art, to the museum to create an exhibition about queer art and culture in Norway. There will be cultural elements from time to time…

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From 20 May, 14 queer organizations will each occupy their old prison cell at the Intercultural Museum. Together with Pride Art, they curate their own exhibition where they show different shades of queer art and culture. In May and June you can experience the new exhibition Boundless at the Intercultural Museum. The old prison cells at the museum are filled with art,…

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Against rainbow washing

KORO - art in public spaces - supports Pride Art with NOK 100 for «Real representation and radical inclusion against rainbow washing and tokenism * in Skeivt Kulturår - Lecture and publication». - Fantastically gratifying and important that we get support for this work !, says Frederick Lucius Nathanael leader of Pride Art. Tokenism is…

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Open Call for Wunderkammer

Last year's Wunderkammer exhibition was a success, and 126 artists exhibited 584 works of art to 10000 visitors in 10 days. We are now opening the application portal for this year's exhibition! We hope even more want to exhibit with us this year. There is additional information about the application process in the application portal which we encourage you to read carefully…

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This year's Olsok artist

Pride Art named Olsok Artist of the Year at Stiklestad National Cultural Center. OPEN CALL for an exhibition about queer faith and spirituality, deadline 10/4. Pride Art joins established artists such as Håkon Bleken, Franz Widerberg, Inger Sitter, Magne Furuholmen and Finn Graff when they are now announced as this year's Olsok artist. Olsokdagene at Stiklestad is an annual festival that…

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The National Museum with a skewed podcast

- There will be conversations about everything from racism to non-monogamy to tentacle porn. And art, then! says Gisle Agledahl, program manager for the National Museum's new podcast "Wrestling". In the podcast we meet stage artist and author Camara Lundestad Joof, contemporary dancer and choreographer Daniel Mariblanca, artists Gjert Rognlie and Guðmundur Helgi Arnarson, filmmaker Yenni Lee, actor and drag pioneer Morten Rudå and…

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Donate painting to auction

The artist Marlen E. Flatsetø donates her painting "Pink passion - the sky is the limit" to Pride Arts' work to create safe meeting places for queer youth who are not associated with partying and intoxication. The artwork is estimated to have a value of at least NOK 30.000 and will be auctioned off in connection with the art festival…

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Time for membership!

The more members, both artists and our friends and allies, the more support the public sector will be able to give us and we can create even more space for queer art and our stories and messages. BECOME A MEMBER 🙂Follow the link below and register as a member. It costs 200 kr.https: //www.deltager.no/event/membership2022 SKEIVT KULTURÅR this year it is officially Skeivt…

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We still have a long way to go!

This year it is 50 years since section 213, which prohibited sexual acts between men, was repealed. Nevertheless, they are still experiencing skewed harassment and threats. On the occasion of the 50th anniversary since the abolition, a "Skeivt kulturår" is being arranged this year to mark and celebrate this. Here in Sørlandet, among other things, the cotton factory in Arendal has set up the art exhibition…

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Who's going?

Board members and artists from Pride Art arrange one of this year's most important exhibitions in Arendal with the theme "Who is he?" In addition to the five artists, children from three schools will also participate in the exhibition, which will take place at Arendal's library from 7 to 25 February. «With this art project I want to increase a general understanding…

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Pride Art on Arctic Pride

In collaboration with Arctic Pride and Nord Norsk kunstmuseum, Pride Art (Tove-Mari Odderdal and Trine Midtlie Elmholt) was responsible for the artistic element during the celebration. We worked in the workshop hall at the art museum in Tromsø, and invited young and old to participate in a collaborative project / workshop to create a large painting. The work got…

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3-year contract with DOGA

Pride Art signs 3-year contract with DOGA! The Pride Arts annual meeting has decided that "Wunderkammer" will be Pride Arts' annual festival in the autumn. We need access to our own culture in arenas where we feel safe and at home all year round, not just during the Pride festivals. We need places we can meet other like-minded people, where we are sheltered…

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Pride Arts child is born!

The Skeivt Arts and Culture Center Foundation is registered! On October 22, 2021, the initiators of one of the world's first queer arts and culture centers signed the founding document. On 4 January 2022, at the beginning of the official queer cultural year, the foundation was registered in the Brønnøysund Register. The municipality has promised us locals, but keeps the money bag closed for the time being. But Point of no return is now behind…

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Research on Pride Art

In 2019 and 2021, two different research projects were carried out on Pride Art. The master's degree students in art history Mathias Skaset with specialization in museology (https://www.duo.uio.no/handle/10852/79266?show=full) and Elisabeth Jørgensen with specialization in curation examined Pride Arts' work and model for curation and diversity strategy. In 2022, Jan Trinh examines Pride Art and MELKS project Center for queer art and culture…

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Pilot at the National Museum

As part of the establishment of a queer art and culture center in Oslo, the project group with Martine Johansen and Ferderick Nathanael will create a pilot in collaboration with the National Museum. Together, we will build and test a diversity council, which will be an important part of the center. The council will stimulate internal norm criticism in the institution, work…

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Pride Art advisor for the National Museum!

 Photo: Nasjonalmuseet / Frode Larsen Pride Art leader, Frederick Nathanael, organizational secretary Katja Fjell and literature manager Martine Johansen are employed at the National Museum in 2022 to guide and ensure an inside perspective when the museum talks about queer art in the queer culture year. We will form a skills development initiative for employees at the museum, and we will help them…

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Wunderkammer 2022 !!!

Yes, the festival everyone talked about in 2021 is happening again! Look forward to a queer art festival at DOGA from 7 to 16 October 2022. Said about Wunderkammer 2021: "There are some places you just feel at home" "It is easier to orientate yourself in your own body and sexuality, and in the world, due to the work you do…

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The Cultural Council supports Pride Art in Skeivt Kulturår

The Cultural Council supports Pride Arts' work in Skeivt Kulturår 2022! NOK 400 was granted from the Norwegian Cultural Fund Interdisciplinary cultural activities for us to ensure diversity in the cultural year. The Cultural Council shows that it is important that we are present to balance out the focus on professional artists and outside audiences as one of the world's longest continuous and…

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Want a queer cultural center

"Frederick Nathanael has just left behind a Wunderkammer festival that exceeded everyone's expectations. Now he has his eyes set on creating a permanently skewed culture house, a project he has been working on for the past three years. " Read the whole article: https://blikk.no/kulturtipset-kunst-pride-art/vil-ha-et-skeivt-kulturhus-i-oslo/208728

Pride Art on NRK radio

Pride Arts' leader, Frederick Lucius Nathanael, talks about the purpose of the exhibition "Wunderkammer" in a very lively and clear way. Listen 1 hour & 45 minutes into the program: https://radio.nrk.no/serie/distriktsprogram-oestlandssendingen


«- When skewed art is to be shown, it happens very often from the outside. The queer is defined and interpreted by people who have not lived the life we ​​have. What is unique about our exhibition is that you get it from within. It is an exhibition and festival made by skeive himself, from our perspective,…

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LIVE from the opening ceremony

Follow the opening ceremony of Pride Arts' "Wunderkammer" via streaming. This is going to be historic! Listen to the leader of Pride Art Frederick Nathanael and the mayor of Oslo Marianne Borgen before there is a surprise and a fantastic show by Frida Marida! Time for streaming October 8 at about 18-30 - 19.30


Skeiv autumn exhibition: 600 works of art by 130 artists with backgrounds from 25 different countries. PLACE: DOGA (national center for architecture and design) Hausmanns gate 16, Oslo Opening hours gallery (free admission) :( Friday 8/10: 14:00: Pre- viewing) Friday 8/10: 18: 00-23: 00Saturday 9/10: 11: 00-23: 00Sunday 10/10: 11: 00-20: 00Monday 11/10: 11: 00-22: 00Tuesday 12/10 : 11: 00-20: 00Wednesday 13/10 11: 00-22: 00Thursday 14/10: 11: 00-20: 00Friday 15/10: 11: 00-23: 00Saturday 16/10: 11: 00-23: 00Sunday 17/10: 11: 00-14: 00 (Collection of purchased art…

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Nordic Pride supports Wunderkammer

Many thanks to Nordic Pride for supporting Wunderkammer! Nordic Pride uses large parts of the profits to support projects for the LGBTIQ community. That is, every time you shop at www.nordicpride.com, you support one or more projects for the LGBTIQ community.

Broken Silence

This year's exhibition during Skeive Sørlandsdager Monday 23 to Saturday 28 August. In this exhibition, 8 artists will break the silence. Together they will use their artistic voices to create the colorful exhibition "Broken Silence". The title of the exhibition was created when this year's pride theme is International solidarity. We break the silence in solidarity with people around…

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Cod Art Festival

The Cod Art Festival is a local art festival on Torskeholmen in Grimstad. We share magical art experiences to and in the city. The purpose is to create lively meetings between the audience and artists, and we will use the urban space and Torskeholmen for this on Saturday 14 August. The festival program consists of 25 involved artists from Grimstad and the surrounding area, as well as some national elements. Her…

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Join QueerCoronART!

—————————————————————————————————————————- Postponement of Pridecard Submission Deadline! Because of. due to illness, some of the cards have been sent out somewhat delayed, so we extend the deadline for submitting your pridecard by one week. New deadline: 22 August Good luck! ——————————————————————————————————————— - Join Pride Arts' very first interactive art project QueerCoronART! Pride Art invites you to share your experience of the corona era…

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Wunderkammer is fully funded! The Cultural Council supports with NOK 350 and gives its recognition to queer art and culture on queer premises through Pride Arts exhibition this autumn. This is large, and we see it as a seal of quality for our business and a recognition from the majority society.

Matchmaking for diversity

Pride Art was invited to participate in the Cultural Council's seminar Matchmaking for diversity on 11 May as a competence actor who has competence sharing and diversity as a central part of what they do and has valuable experiences, tools and competence that can create more diversity in Norwegian cultural life. https://www.kulturradet.no/inkludering/vis/-/na-settes-mangfoldskompetansen-ut-i-praksis

Give the center a name!

Pride Arts project "Skeivt kunst- og kultursenter" is taking more and more shape. We want this to be the queer diversity in its entire width, and have therefore invited everyone who wants to come up with a proposal for a name for the house until 30 May. https://www.etskeivtkultursenter.com/senteret/gisenteretetnavn https://blikk.no/frederick-nathanael-kunst-skeiv-kunst/hva-kaller-du-et-skeivt-kunst–og-kultursenter

Support from the Ministry of Culture

Oslo Municipality The Ministry of Culture has allocated NOK150 000 for the implementation of the "Wunderkammer" - the largest queer art and culture festival ever! The Ministry of Culture highlights the value of the event as open and audience-oriented, with professional participants, and that it contributes to diversity in Oslo's cultural offerings.

Pride Art in Second Life

Hild Evergarden has been appointed Ambassador for Pride Art in Second Life. She has the task of making international contacts and exploring the possibilities of creating and exhibiting queer art in the virtual world. Second Life was started in 2003 by Linden Lab and is a virtual world on the Internet with about half…

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Supported by Arts Council Norway

It's blowing our way! The Cultural Council supports Pride Arts project «Center for queer art and culture»! With its project, Pride Art will fulfill a large number of cultural policy and diversity policy plans and strategies for establishing a permanently skewed culture house in Oslo. The Ministry of Culture in Oslo Municipality has previously supported the pilot project through the scheme Innovation in cultural life, and now…

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FINALLY! Pride Art is proud to announce the 2021 OPEN CALL for artists! Until the 24th of March you can now register to participate in the Pride Art arena for queer art and culture at beautiful DOGA. Welcome! Follow the link to register: https://www.deltager.no/prideart2021#init

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