TIFF 2015: Kurant Bed & Video

12.01.2015 to 18.01.2015

Welcome to Kurant Bed & Video!
During Tromsø International Film Festival, January 12 - 18 2015

Open exhibition 11:00 - 23:00 every day
Open lobby, cafe and bar 11:00 - 02:00 every day
Open screening with introduction by artist Trygve Luktvasslimo and the curators Kuk & Parfyme on thursday 15th of january at 20:00

Kurant has invited the artist-group Kuk & Parfyme, in collaboration with artist Geir Backe Altern, to build a capsule hotel inspired by Japanese spartan one person-hotels. In each capsule a video program is screened. The program is shown in a loop and can be turned on and off by the hotel guests. The video-program is curated by Kuk & Parfyme, and consists of eight video works by young artists with a focus on intimate works in the borderland between dream and reality.

THE HOTEL VIDEO PROGRAMME Kaia Hugin - Motholic Mobble part 3 (2009)
Suhrke & Skevik - Transactions part 1 (2011)
Malte Starck - Huskehat (2014)
Christine Overhvad Hansen - Simple Living, Placeless Landscape (2013)
Suhrke & Skevik Transactions part 2 (2012)
Malte Starck - Monsanto (2013)
Trygve Luktvasslimo - En mer robust identitet / A More Robust Sense Of Identity (2014/15)
Suhrke & Skevik - Transactions part 3 (2013)

Sound and flower installation by Jonas Frederiksen and Margrethe Pettersen in the hotel lobby.

If you wish to book a night at the hotel please send a mail to post@kurant.cc The price of a room is 150 per night. If you wish to only see the video-program come by and try our powernap capsule for free.

Kuk & Parfyme is Ingrid Forland and Vebjørn Guttormsgaard Møllberg. Together with Geir Backe Altern they were part of the first graduating class at the Academy of Contemporary Art in Tromsø.


The exhibition is supported by the Norwegian Arts Council and Fond for Lyd og Bilde.

Big thanks to Rådstua and Tromsø Rens og Vask!