On Joar Nango and Anders Rimpi
Joar Nango is a Sami artist and architect with a degree from NTNU in Norway. He is a co-founder of the FFB collective that works with temporary architecture in urban environments. Nango’s work explores the interface between architecture, design and visual art. He deals with issues of domestic identity, by, for example, examining the contradictions inherent in modern architecture. In Sápmi, he has realised detailed studies of Sami architecture. Joar Nango has participated in solo and group exhibitions in Europe, the United States and Canada.
Anders Rimpi is a Sami sound artist, composer, singer and mother-tongue language teacher in Lule Sami. As a composer he has collaborated with various venues in Sápmi and Sweden, including Giron Sámi teáhter, Norrlandsoperan, Hålogaland Teater (Tromsø), Regionteater väst and several venues in the area of Gothenburg. In addition to his own artworks, he has created sound and music works for dance, art, film and theatre.