Norden is supporting this year’s North Atlantic Pavilion at the Liverpool Biennial.

Norden – Nordic Culture Point is a strong and innovative Nordic cultural player active throughout the Nordic region. It results from the fusion of The Nordic Institute in Finland (Nifin) and the former Nordic Culture Point. It spreads knowledge of and interest in the Nordic region, and administers the Nordic Council of Ministers’ two cultural funding programmes.

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SAMSKIP is supporting this year’s North Atlantic Pavilion at the Liverpool Biennial.

SAMSKIP is an international company offering transport by land, sea and air. Founded in Iceland in 1990, Samskip has experienced steady growth – both internal and through strategic acquisitions – and has opened offices worldwide.

Through its offices in Iceland, the UK, mainland Europe, Eastern Europe, Russia, Scandinavia, the Baltics, the US and Asia, Samskip offers customers an efficient transport network supported by a global network of agents and strategic partners.

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Liverpool Biennial is supporting this year’s North Atlantic Pavilion.

For ten weeks every two years the city of Liverpool is host to an extraordinary range of artworks, projects and a dynamic programme of events. It is the largest international contemporary art festival in the UK.

Liverpool Biennial unfolds through a programme of exhibitions and projects that lead to a rediscovery of the city. Newly commissioned and existing artworks and projects are presented in diverse locations, including unusual and unexpected public spaces as well as the city’s galleries, museums and cultural venues.…

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Liverpool John Moores University is supporting this year’s North Atlantic Pavilion at the Liverpool Biennial.

LJMU has over 24,000 students from all over the world.  The University has played a vital role in the cultural renaissance of Liverpool and has taken an active part in the regeneration of the city.  New advances in digital technology and science have placed LJMU at the forefront of exciting developments in areas such as multimedia, sports science and space exploration.

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The British Council’s CLI programme is supporting the Curated Place Residency.

As a cultural relations agency, the British Council seeks to engage the new generation of cultural leaders around the world in the discussion and development of common strategies to tackle global cultural issues. Cultural Leadership International (CLI) is a programme of activities designed to identify, celebrate and develop those who are addressing these questions through their work. 

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