About Performance Art Bergen (PAB)
Performance Art Bergen (PAB) is a membership organization for performance artists and others who are interested in visual performance.We aim to strengthen and highlight performance art by organizing academic forums, workshops, festivals and international exchanges. We live in Bergen but works both nationally and internationally.
The organization was founded on 08.11.2011 by performance artists Kurt Johannessen, Agnes Nedregård, Karen Kiphoff, Rita Marhaug, Benedicte Leinan Clementsen and Robert Alda, and producer Marianne Rønning.
The current Board consists of Anette Friedrich Johannesen (Chairman), Kurt Johannesen (deputy chairman), Rita Marhaug, Jan Egil Finne, Agnes Nedregård and Mari Nordahl (deputy), Jane Sverdrupsen (deputy). The CEO is Mia Øquist in 2018 for Anett Haukås(maternity leave).
Performance Art Bergen is supported by: Bergen kommune, Hordaland Fylkeskommune, Norsk Kulturråd, Bildende kunstneres hjelpefond, Unison AS, Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond (BKV)
Collaboration partners: Performance Art Oslo, KMD faculty of art, music and design in Bergen, Kunstgarasjen, Kunsthall 3.14, Culturenight - Unison AS, USF verftet, BIT ensemble, Kunstbanken Hedmark.