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Joar Nango (Alta, Norway 1979) is a Sami-Norwegian artist and architect that lives and works in Tromsø Norway. Nango is interested in the creative simplicity and the sustainable knowledge that exists within the informal building environments of the north. His projects are diverse, ranging from printed matter and photography to sculpture and small-scaled architectural structures. He often works collaborative. Since 2010 he has been working with the architectural collective FFB specializing in temporary structures and interventions in urban contexts. Joar’s recent group shows include 43SNA in Medellin, Colombia (2013), Archizines at Storefront for Art and Architecture, NYC, US (2012) and “20 under 40 – Young norwegian architecture” at the National Museum of Art, Design and Architecture, Oslo (2013). He has had solo exhibitions at SDG in Karasjok, Norway (2011), at Bildmuseet, Umeå (2014) and Western Front, Vancouver (2014) At the moment he is working on a project for Documenta14 in Athens and Kassel.