About the Nordic Art Association

The Nordic art association (NKF) is an organization of visual artists in the nordic countries aiming to create networks. NKF was founded in 1945 and consists of 9 sections, representing Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, and the autonomies Faroe Islands, Greennland, Åland and the Samic people.

Management and administration
A section has got the chief responsibility and the chairmanship during two years and calls to and arranges an Association meeting. After this another section takes over the chairmanship. NKF appoints workingteams for special projects ordered by the Association meeting.

2000-2001 Faroe Islands section
2002-2003 Finnish section
2004-2005 Swedish section
2006-2007 Samic section
2008-2009 Faroe Islands section
2010-2011 Denmark
2012-2013 Island
2014-2015 Finland


The Swedish Section

The Swedish section runs an international residency programme, in order to stimulate artistic production, and a programme of public events to promote exchange of ideas between artists, curators, researchers, and the public. NKF also runs temporary projects with the aim of promoting interdisciplinary collaborations and mobility with global reach.

The board of the Swedish section consists of representatives from the Swedish Artists’ National Organization, the Swedish Art Critics Association (AICA), Svenska Konstnärernas Förening Konstnärshuset, the Swedish Sculptors’ Association. Additional board members are chiefly recruited from the sustaining member organizations of the Swedish section.

The board is divided in two sections as follows, executive and advisory

Executive board:
Alvaro Campo, chairman (Artist)
Björn Norberg, secretary  (curator Ulvhäll Art)
Susanne Ewerlöf, (curator Fullersta Gård ) 
Henrik Eriksson, treasurer (Artist)
Jonatan Habib Engqvist (CRIS)
Camilla Larsson (freelance curator)
Liv Strand (Artist)
Jonas Böttern (Artist, Hillside Projects)

Advisory Board:
Karin Lind (artist)
My Lindh (artist)
Ebba Matz (artist)
Pablo Londono Sarria (artist)
Ulf Robé (artist)
Rebecka Wigh Abrahamsson (Uppsala museum)
Bengt Jahnsson-Wennberg (Artist)

Nomination committee:
Malin Pettersson Öberg
Emilia Rosenqvist