Sami Center for Contemporay Art

Sámi Dáiddaguovddáš (SDG), established in 1986, is the leading international center for contemporary sami artists.

SDG’s purpose is to be an important viewing arena with a main focus on international sami contemporary art with local anchoring in Sápmi, while being an important meeting place for all artists and art enthusiasts.

SDG’s vision is to be an important, topical meeting place in the middle of Sápmi, at the same time as being an important cultural carrier and cultural intermediary within and outside the sami community.

SDG is an institution with purpose of supporting, communicating and visualizing sami contemporary art in Europe, to indigenous areas and to the largest art arenas in the world. Another important purpose SDG has is to convey and create an interest and understanding of contemporary art’s expression while providing room for new and experimental artistic practices and work for artistic freedom of speech.

Sámi Dáiddaguovddáš works to develop and expand the meeting of contemporary sami art with the audience.


SDG Shop

SDG’s purpose is to support and disseminate the highest quality sámi contemporary artists, handicrafts and dáiddaduodji.

A wide variety of different works by artists and duodji practitioners can be found in the “SDG Shop”. Articles/objects such as books, art and dáiddaduodji and furthermore is to be found at Sámi Dáiddaguovddáš, but is available online eventually.

Employees

Kristoffer Dolmen

Director+47 910 09 705Send Email

Monika Anti

Administrative leader+47 902 33 765Send Email

Siv Marit Ekaas Turi

Producer/Mediator+47 902 55 109Send Email

Anita Bjørnback

Project Cordinator - Head of Public Outreach+47 902 97 890Send Email

SDG Board

Viggo Pedersen

Chairman+47 918 20 011Send Email

Ada Einmo Jürgensen

Board Member

Alf Isaksen

Board Member

Torgrim Halvari

Board Member

Annelise Josefsen

Board Member

Andreas Holtung

Deputy

Anders Sunna

Deputy

Petteri Laiti

Deputy

Eva Aira

Deputy

Svein Atle Somby

Deputy

SDG Artistic Council

Annelise Josefsen

Artistic Council Chairman+47 48 12 64 14Send Email

Ulrika Tapio Blind

Artistic Council Member

Gerd Lorås

Artistic Council Member

Ingunn J. Moen Reisnes

Deputy

Odd Marakatt Sivertsen

Deputy

Jørn M. Langseth

Deputy

SDG Contributors