Slovak-Norwegian matching: What are the possibilities for collaboration and funding?


As part of our “Slovak-Norwegian Cultural Matching” project, we have prepared a final webinar Matching Culture with Funding for future Slovak-Norwegian projects.

At the online event, which will take place on June 22, 2022, from 11:00, together with Laurie Vestøl from Urban Space Lab, we will recap our previous webinars and discuss the possibilities of financing such cooperation. In addition, you will learn:

The whole event will be graphically recorded live by Norwegian illustrator and comic book artist Tor Erling Naas.

You can watch the event on our YouTube channel in English or in Slovak translation.

You can look forward to guests from Slovakia and Norway:


?? Haidi H. Al-Juboori 
International Consultant for Vestfold and Telemark County Council

Haidi was born in Iraq, International Consultant for Vestfold and Telemark County Council, working with information and knowledge sharing about European development programs. I have a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of South-Eastern Norway where I graduated in 2021. 





?? Joanna Magierecka
associate professor in drama and theatre at University of South-Eastern Norway

She works with artistic research through installations, videoart and sound. She has been researching participatory strategies, using contemporary art and relational aesthetics as an approach, and has a great passion for including and involving people of every age as contributors in her artworks. She works mostly with site and human specific art, and use it as a lens to se what stories and objects lies behind the facade of every day life. Joanna is educated as Dramaturg, and previously she has been working as freelance performer, dramaturge, project manager and theatre pedagogue.


?? Anna Mária Trávničková
Šopa Gallery and KAIR Košice Artist in Residence

Anna Maria Trávničková  has been  working in Šopa Gallery and KAIR Košice Artist in Residence for 4 years. She is responsible  for the productions and social media in the framework  of residency program KAIR.  She is working on her masters on Department of British-American  studies on University of Pavol Jozef Šafárik (Košice), where she earned the bachelor degree from gender studies and culture.   




?? Tor Erling Naas
cartoonist, writer, musician

Tor Erling Naas lives on a small island in southern Norway.  He is a comic book artist, writer, musician, and graphic recorder. Whether drawing, writing, or singing it is always about storytelling. 






Supported by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway through the EEA and Norway Grants.

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