We are deeply grateful for the generous support we have received over the years, and for believing in this project. Thank you, thank you and thank you!!
Coast Contemporary 2023 is kindly funded and supported by
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Norwegian embassies in Paris, Reykjavik, Vilnius, Copenhagen, Helsinki, London, Rome and Berlin.
The Consulate General in New York
OCA – Office for Contemporary Art Norway
Arts and Culture Norway – Kulturrådet / Kulturdirektoratet
Bildende Kunstneres Hjelpefond BKH – The Artists Relief Fund
Nordland County Council
Collaborative Institutions 2023
Henie Onstad Art Center at Høvikodden outside Oslo. The artist Istvan Virag is co-presented by curator Susanne Østby Sæter and Director Anne Hilde Neset.
The North Norwegian Art Centre in Svolvær, Lofoten. The artist Signe Johannessen is co-presented by curator Torill Østby Haaland and Director Marianne Hultman.
Museum Nord and the Espolin Gallery and Lofoten Aquarium. The artist Kaare Espolin Johnson (1907-1994) is co-presented by curator Malin Overholth and Division Director in Vågan, Svein Ingvoll Pedersen.
Previous editions has been supported by
KORO – Public Art Norway
Oslo Municipality Kulturetaten
Vestland County Council
NORLA – Norwegian Literature Abroad
We would also like to express our gratitude and appreciation to Rødbanken Sparebanken1 and Prostneset in Tromsø, for lening us their spaces for free in 2022.