CreaTeME Network Gathering 2023
The CreaTeME Network Gathering took place from August 31st to September 1st in the city of Kristiansand with over 40 international delegates. This event was organized for invited partners of CreaTeME, a network dedicated to fostering creativity and innovation in music education and business. The network gathering was both at the new studenthouse “BARE studenthus” // Kraftverk in the city center and at the Campus of the University of Agder at Gimlemoen in Kristiansand.
Alessandra Bossa (Member of the Work Package #2) speaks in front of the participants at the CreaTeME Network Gathering 2023. Photo by Nico Hagen // South Coast Creative AS
Performance from students at the Department of Popular Music (To the left: Vegar Lippestad and to the right Jakob William Sæterstad) at the CreaTeME Network Gathering 2023. Photo by Nico Hagen // South Coast Creative AS
The gathering coincided with the highly acclaimed Punkt festival, a world-renowned celebration of music and creativity that unfolded during the same week. In addition to facilitating meaningful networking opportunities, the network gathering provided participants with professional enrichment through the Punkt seminars, which occurred on September 1st.
Mariam Gviniashvili and the audience at the Punkt Seminar. Photo by Nico Hagen // South Coast Creative AS
Jan Bang from the PUNKT-festival and Center leader of CreaTeME, Daniel Nordgård at the opening of the network gathering. Photo by Nico Hagen // South Coast Creative AS
These seminars were curated by none other than David Toop, a distinguished British musician and author who has held the position of Research Fellow at the Media School of the London College of Communications since 2001.
The performer and artist Mariam Gviniashvili (to the left) and David Toop (Curator) at the Punkt Seminar. Photo by Nico Hagen // South Coast Creative AS