Screening Programs

Screen City Biennial presents an internationally diverse screening program presented at the local cinema SF Kino, the MS Sandnes Boat and via Public Art Screens. The side programs are presented by local curators in Stavanger.


SF Kino


Screening Program

14, 21, 29 October, 14.00-15.00

Shezad Dawood, It was a time that was a time (2015)
Yael Bartana, Tashlikh (Cast off) (2017)
Søren Thilo Funder, Swerve (You’re Gonna Die Up There) (2016)
Maria von Hausswolff, Alien Tourist (2017)
Tobias Zielony, Ghosts (2016)


Screening and Artist Talk

14 October, 15.30-16.30
Shezad Dawood, Leviathan Episode 1 – Ben (2017)


Art Documentary

15, 21, 29 October, 15.15-16.30
Evangelia Kranioti, Exotica, Erotica, Etc. (2015)


Side Programs


Animation program
MS Sandnes Boat, Every Sunday in October 2017, 14-15.30

Animation artworks by Yui Kugimiya (Japan), Rhys Coren (United Kingdom), Michael Bell-Smith (United States), Jacob Ciocci (United States), Yusuke Mashiba (Japan) and Takeshi Murata (United States).
Curated by Hanne Mugaas, Director Kunsthall Stavanger.

This screening includes a selection of animations that have been shown as part of the Kunsthall Stavanger’s Art Video for Kids program. Kunsthall Stavanger is dedicated to educating children about contemporary art. In addition to exhibitions, tours and workshops, the Kunsthall has had a dedicated area in the foyer for showing an Art Video for Kids program. During the Screen City Biennial, the Kids animation program migrates to the MS Sandnes boat.


Public Art Screens
Tou Scene, Science Factory Sandnes, University of Stavanger, every day through biennial

Helene Sommer (Norway), Viewfinder (2007-2008), A landscape with no horizon (2004), Das Gelände (2005-05)

Since 2010 i/o / Lab has distributed contemporary video art and animation through the Public Art Screens project. Public Art Screens offers several exhibition programs alongside works of national and international artists. In 2017, its program will present Norwegian video artists, and a new piece of work will be presented each week. For the collaboration with Screen City Biennial, three works by artist Helene Sommer will be presented. Public Art Screens are curated and run by i / o / lab – Center for Future Art.