Stine Bidstrup is part of a retrospective exhibition that opens today, Friday July 6th 2018 at 7 pm, in S12 Gallery and Studio in Bergen, Norway. She took part in the Artist in Residence program in S12 in 2013.
From the press release:
Welcome to an exhibition showing 64 works made by 27 of the 49 artist who have taken part in our Artist in Residence program, during the period of 2010 – 2018.
This retrospective is to mark the moving of S12 later this year to a new location in Bontelabo. It gives us the opportunity to look back and showcase some of the interesting works and experiments made in our workshop during the period we have been in Skostredet.
S12 will this summer parallel with the exhibition, introduce all 49 artists who have taken part in the AiR i S12 program, giving you the opportunity to get to know them all through our newsletter, our webpage, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
The AiR in S12 program was launched in 2010, with the intention to support artists who use experimental, conceptual, and innovative approach when working with glass, as well as giving artists who don’t know the material the possibility to work with it.
Included in the exhibition are the following artists:
Alexandra Muresan, Amanda Patenaude, Alison Lowry, Angela Davies, Anne Petters, Aric Snee, Ben Wright, Brad Turner, CUD – John Drury and Robbie Miller, Damien Francois, DH McNabb, Doreen Garner, Einar and Jaimex de la Torre, Ito Laïla Le François, John Moran, Julia Chamberlain, Justin Ginsberg, Kate Clements, Margarida Alves, Maria Bang Espersen, Maria Koshenkova, Mike Simi, Saman Kalantari, Stine Bidstrup, Verena Schatz.
AiR i S12 has been supported by the City of Bergen from its beginning, and the running of the workshop has been made possible by the Norwegian Arts Council. Others who have supported the program during shorter periods are:
Kulturkontakt Nord/Nordic Culture Point – 1 yr. (2015/16)
Norske kunsthåndverkere 2 yrs (2013 & 14)