The Abalone Toolkit
and The Ochre Workshop
The Ochre Workshop and The Abalone Toolkit are proposed as
a co-creational process between archaeologists Professors Dr. Christopher Henshilwood & Dr. Francesco D'Errico with their team at The Centre for early Sapience behaviour SapienCE (University of Bergen), archaeologist Petro Keene, and the artistst Geir Harald samuelsen & Elin T. Sørensen.
The Ochre Workshop unfolds as a seminar led by Henshilwood and D'Errico and team, together with archaeologist Petro Keene. The Abalone Toolkit is a co-developed immersive installation artwork, inviting the public to interact with the abalone shells, ochre and other materials, led by Elin T. Sørensen.
Both events will be part of the Matter, Gesture and Soul exhibition at The Natural History Museum in Bergen the summer 2021 and is proposed for a presentation to be included in The European Archaeologist Association (EAA) annual meeting in Budapest (conference postponed to the summer 2022).