Making art and connecting artist communities across the vast, sparsely populated area of northern Norway, Finland and Sweden.


Our work


The purpose of A-A-A-S is to consolidate and fortify an artistic platform across the southern Arctic region. We enable new connections between artists in the so-called northern periphery and introduce art from northern Scandinavia to new audiences.  Working together to support and enrich artistic practices within a changing landscape. 

Latest news

A-A-A-S member Madelaine Sillfors brought her collaborative performance Sub Astra to the exhibition space at the Swedish American Museum. The piece was performed together with Kenneth Hansson-Tornéus. It was developed by Sillfors and Hansson-Tornéus in collaboration with sound artist Daniel Westman. The work reflects complex emotions connected to...

Our first exhibition is now open at the Swedish American Museum in Chicago, and with kind support from the museum, we have launched our first printed publication . Featuring texts by Vasia Rigou, the book presents and contextualises the diverse artists and practices represented in the exhibition. The publication will be made available at each...


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