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Back again in Oslo, the Fjord Oslo art festival!
Experience the Oslo fjord through an outdoor light exhibition, open November 5th - 7th.
Gaia by Luke Jerram
Fjord Oslo is a free art festival that transforms Harbour Promenade in central Oslo into a large-scale outdoor exhibition of light.
By taking art onto the streets for three nights, Fjord Oslo invites a social, powerful, and inclusive experience of art and light.
Bringing together and commissioning an international program of renowned artists, this annual celebration is a broad exploration of light art. From projections onto landmark buildings to intimate installations, site-specific light sculptures, and immersive video work, the program of the second edition is dedicated to art that invites conversation about human impact on the future of our world.
The exhibitions stretch from Aker Brygge to Rådhusplassen, and new this year will be Bjørvika and the area around the Opera house. See exhibition map here.
By taking light art out into the streets for three evenings, Fjord Oslo invites you to a socially inclusive experience of art and light. The annual festival presents a program with a mix of commissioned works and existing works by internationally renowned artists and is a broad exploration of light art. The festival was held for the first time in 2019 and is the largest of its kind in Norway.
From projections on buildings to intimate installations, site-specific light sculptures, and immersive video work, the program is
for the second edition dedicated to art that invites conversation about human impact on the future of our world.
Fjord Oslo 2021
5-7 November 2021
- Aker Brygge
See the video from the 2019 Fjord Oslo art installation!
Get ready to be amazed by light!
Among the works are a luminous globe, spectacular video art on water, and luminescent street poetry. The audience can also take part in one astonishing transformation of the Nobel Peace Center and an overwhelming light construction by the new Deichman Library.
You can see artists such as:
- GAIA by Luke Jerram (UK) - Aker Brygge
- TRE by VOID (Norway) - Kontraskjæret
- MONAD by Anastasia Isachsen (Norway) - Aker brygge
- OUT / ELODIE by Elsa Tomkowiak (France) - Rådhuskaia
- TRANSNATURE by Hotaru Visual Guerrilla (Spain) - Nobel institute
- 2PIAN by Silje Thorsager Østby og Robert Iversen Bogard (Norway) - Rådhusplassen
- NYX by Gijs van Bon (Netherlands) - Akershusstranda
- ABYSS by Module / Nicolas Paolozzi (France) - Anne Cath. Vestlys plass
- MICROCOSMOS by Mindscape Studio (Romania) - Vannkunsten
- STRATUM av Chevalvert (France) - Vannkunsten
- LUNA av Artistic (Latvia) - Akerselva by Bispebrua and Munch bygge
Fjord Oslo Art Festival info
All installations are accessible for everybody.
- By train: Closest train station is Nationaltheateret
- By subway: Closest subway station is Nationaltheateret
- By tram: The closest tram stops are Aker Brygge (Line 12) and Kontraskjæret (Line 12) which are both inside the festival area. Nationaltheateret tram stop (Lines 13 and 19) is also a short walk from the festival area.
- By bus: There are several bus stops serviced by many bus lines close to the festival area. The closest bus stops are: Vika Atrium, Tjuvholmen, Dokkveien, Klingenberg and Wessels Plass.
- By boat: If travelling from Nesodden, Ferry line B10 arrives at Aker Brygge in the middle of the festival area.
Public toilets are available at Rådhusbrygga.
Out/Elodie by Elsa Tomkowiak