Institutions:

 

NARP (Norway), KMD/UiB (Bergen), SapienCE (Bergen/South Africa), Université 1 (Paris), KHIO (Oslo), National University of Arts in Bucharest, Bergen University Museum, Global Challenges (UiB)

 


Core Group:

 

Geir Harald Samuelsen (Norway), leader of the project: Matter, Gesture, and Soul. Visual artist, PhD, associate professor, and researcher at the Art Academy – Department of Contemporary Art, Faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design, University of Bergen. 

 

Dragoş Gheorghiu (Romania), professor of cultural anthropology, Doctoral School, National University of Arts in Bucharest and Instituto Terra e Memória - Mação, Centro de Geociências da Universidade de Coimbra.

 

Eamon O´Kane (Ireland), visual artist and professor of visual art at the Art Academy – Department of Contemporary Art, Faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design, University of Bergen. 

 

Elin Tanding Sørensen (Norway), visual artist, landscape architect and independent researcher. Ph.D. in Marine Landscape Architecture from the Faculty of Landscape and Society, Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU).

 

Maarten Vanden Eynde (Belgium), visual artist and PhD candidate at the MGS project at the Art Academy – Department of Contemporary Art, Faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design, University of Bergen. 

 

Elizabeth Catherine Velliky (US), Postdoctoral Fellow, SFF Centre for Early Sapiens (SapienCE), Department of Archaeology, History, Cultural Studies and Religion, University of Bergen.

 

 

Surrounding Group and External Collaborators:

 

Theodor Barth (Norway) is a professor of theory and writing at KHIO in Oslo. He is an anthropologist [dr. philos., 2010] educated at the University of Oslo, with fellowships at the University of Bologna [Institute of Communication/Semiotics], La maison des sciences de l'homme in Paris [École des hautes études en sciences sociales/Semantics]. 

 

Boris Valentin, (France), Ph.D. Professeur en archéologie préhistorique (20e section), à l’Université Paris 1—Panthéon-Sorbonne (UFR 03). France

 

Petro Cecilia Keene (South Africa), archaeologist and independent researcher, loosely affiliated with SFF Centre for Early Sapiens (SapienCE), University of Bergen

 

Åsil Bøthun (Norway), visual artist and professor of sculpture and installation at the Art Academy – Department of Contemporary Art, Faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design, University of Bergen. 

 

Francesco d’Errico (Italy), PhD and a member and Professor II of the RCN funded Centre for Early Sapiens Behaviour (SapienCE) at the University of Bergen and Directeur de recherche de classe exceptionelle at the University of Bordeaux. 

 

Iegor Reznikoff(France), Professor Emeritus, Université Paris Ouest Nanterre, Département de Philosophie.

 

Torill Christine Lindstrøm (Norway), professor of psychology and archaeologist, Department of Psychosocial Science, Faculty of Psychology, and SapienCE, CoE.

Living in Bergen

 

Médard Thiry (France), Senior Researcher, Center of Geosciences, MINES ParisTech, Fontainebleau, France. 

 

Marit Paasche (Norway), PhD of art history, independent researcher, and author. 

 

 

 

Invited Project Participants:

 

Nicolas Bourriaud

Dieter Roelstraete

Marius Engh

Book and Hedén

Heidi Gustafson

Cyril de Commarque

Marte Johnslien

Magnus Nyquist

Stine Foss Berg

Mihaela Moțăianu 

Asbjørn Grønstad

Viggo Krüger