Artist in Residence: Vardo, Finnmark, Norway

  • Adamson, Liz (Principal Investigator)

Project Details


A period of filming, sound projection and historical research responding to the location of the Steilneset Memorial designed by Louise Bourgeois and Peter Zumthor.
This work was produced to commemorate 91 people including Sami tribesmen executed for witchcraft in the 17th century. The peak of these trials, 1662-63, coincided with the period Witch exhibition explored in East Lothian. Using film, sound and photography Adamson investigated the direct links between Scotland and Finnmark as explored in Seventeenth-Century Witchcraft Trials in Scotland and Northern Norway by Liv Helene Willumsen . This residency was supported by Varanger Museum and University of Edinburgh
Effective start/end date18/06/149/07/14


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  • Witchpricker: Invisible Scotland

    Adamson, L., Todd, G. & Modeen, M. (ed.), 30 Dec 2013, Invisible Scotland: Revealing a Process of Interdisciplinary Discovery. The University of The Highlands and Islands: Moray School of Art Press, p. 78-79 117 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • 'WITCH' Liz Adamson and Alexa Hare: The Monument Project

    Adamson, L. & Hare, A., 31 Aug 2013

    Research output: Non-textual formExhibition