[ISEA2022] Institutional Presentation: Zane Cerpina — TEKS – Trondheim Electronic Arts Centre

Institutional Presentation Statement 

CCCB, June 15th. Session: Art centers and art residencies

Keywords: Art, technology, archiving, biennale

This institutional presentation introduces TEKS – Trondheim Electronic Arts Centre – a non-profit organization founded in Trondheim, Norway in 2002. TEKS’s main activities include a) Meta.Morf – Trondheim international biennale for art and technology; b) TEKS.studio – a space for exhibitions, concerts, performances, seminars, lectures, and workshops; c) TEKS.press – a platform for publishing books, exhibition catalogs, and other publications; d) Norwegian Media Art Library – a collection of printed publications that cover the Norwegian media art field; e) and FAEN Academy – a pilot project supporting the development of new artworks by young female artists working with experimental art in Norway. https://teks.no

  • Zane Cerpina [LV/NO] is an interdisciplinary female author, curator, artist, and designer. Cerpina lives in Oslo and currently works as project manager/curator at TEKS (Trondheim Electronic Arts Centre) and editor at EE: Experimental Emerging Art Journal. From 2015 – 2019 she worked as creative manager at PNEK (Production Network for Electronic Art, Norway). Cerpina is the author of the The Anthropocene Cookbook: Recipes and Opportunities for Future Catastrophes, co-written with Stahl Stenslie and forthcoming at MIT Press, October 2022. Her extensive body of works also include curating and producing Meta.Morf 2022: Ecophilia; FAEN (Female Artistic Experiments Norway); The Dangerous Futures Conference 2018; Oslo Flaneur Festival 2016, and The Anthropocene Kitchen event series (2016-). Cerpina has initiated and been part of several important archival and research projects such as The Norwegian Media Art Library and is one of the editors for the Book of Electronic Arts Norway.