Who we are

The Safemuse board:

Hans Ole Rian

Chair (President, Creo – the union for arts and culture)

Terese Mungai-Foyn

Vice Chair (Actor at the Nordic Black Theatre, Oslo)

Halvard Bakklund

Deputy (Head of Dep. for Culture, City of Harstad)

Heidi Vibeke Pedersen

Deputy (Political Advisor, independent board member)

Karoline Kaarbø Asskildt

Alternate (Student)

Per Jørgen Ystehede

Acting deputy ( Adviser – Dep. of Criminology & Sociology of Law, University of Oslo)

The Administration

Jan Lothe Eriksen

General Manager

jle@safemuse.org

Akari IZUMI KVAMME

Adviser

akari@safemuse.org

Jon Olav Kringeland

Accounting/Project Coordinator

jonolav@safemuse.org

Celina Jerman Bright-Taylor

Adviser

celina@safemuse.org

Jon LUndell

Residence Coordinator

jonlundell@safemuse.org

Members

Funding

Safemuse is funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Creo and the Norwegian Society of Composers. The Safe Oslo Artistic Residency is funded by the City of Oslo and the Safe Havens Conference/SH|FT by the Swedish Arts Council. We continuously seek additional funding for projects and activities.

In addition we also receive grants and funding for a variation of projects. 

Read Our Statues (in Norwegian)