- is an integrated project within the Kolarctic Program Priority 3: People to people cooperation and identity building. CROSSOVER CRAFTS
- is an integrated project within the Kolarctic Program Priority 3: People to people cooperation and identity building.
- is Midt-Troms Museum, a regional museum covering 9 municipaities in the county of Troms in Norway.
- are the following museums:
Ájtte, Swedish Mountain and Sámi Museum in Jokkmokk in the county of Norrbotten in Sweden.
Arkhangelsk Museum of Regional Lore in the county of Arkhangelsk in Russia.
To develop creative arenas for living handicraft traditions so that past knowledge re-enters the communities and helps individuals in communities build identity and prosperity.
To recover, reserve, transfer and document traditional handicraft skills, thereby ensuring a viable future for practice-led knowledge and traditions.
• Exchange and cooperation on both individual and institutional levels
• Museum and museum-associated cultural festivals/markets will function as settings
• Development of traditional skills in terms of education, interpretation and sustainable economy
Troms: Living museums – artisans at work at open-air museums
Norrbotten: Sámi building traditions – with building traditions from the east
Arkhangelsk: Traditional skills in todays context – old techniques – new design
- Exchange weeks
- Crafts demonstrations
- Exhibition production
November 2012 – December 2014 (25 months)
Euro 1 215 983
Project coordinator: Ellen Width, Midt-Troms Museum, Norway
Project leader Norway: Ole Grønvold, Midt-Troms Museum, Norway
Project leader Sweden: Kjell-Åke Aronsson, Ájtte, Swedish Mountain and Sámi Museum, Sweden
Project leader Russia: Liudmila Mokrousova, Arkhnagelsk Regional Lore Museum, Russia