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2016 PAB OS - Sverresborg

PAB: OS - Of the top of my head
Sverresborg
Saturday, August 6, 2016
Time 18:00 - 19:00


This event is a performance art open session open for anyone who want to join in. "PAB OS" is a free experimental art space which open to artists, performers and public who share our interest in Performance Art. It encourages the emergence of something new and inventive.


Sverresborg is a fortress and former castle situated in the Norwegian city of Bergen.History. It was built by King Sverre Sigurdsson (ca. 1150–1202) in the mid 1180s, 250 meters northeast of Bergenhus fortress. King Sverre Sigurdsson also had a Sverresborg built in Trondheim. It is thought that the fortress had an outer wall of stone and inner buildings of wood. Sverris saga mentions that 600 men and 40 noble women lived in the fortress ca. 1207.Sverresborg was the site of several battles during the Civil war era in Norway. The castle fell to the baglers and was destroyed, but was rebuilt by Håkon Jarl. The baglers destroyed it a second time and it has been rebuilt several times. Much of the remaining structures are from the 17th century. The site was reinforced by King Håkon Håkonsson after the great fire of 1248. The medieval fort remained until the mid-16th century. Directly underneath Sverresborg lies the residence of the master of the ramparts (Vollmesterboligen), the oldest of which go back to the 18th century. The master of the ramparts was in charge of the maintenance and upkeep of the fortifications and buildings. In August 1665, the fortress participated in the Battle of Vågen. The last known expansions took place during the Napoleonic wars.



Documentation from PAB OS - PAB: OS - Of the top of my head
Photo: Petter Lønningen

PAB OS  off top of my head

Performance: Elaine Mcginn, Gøril Wallin, Pavana Reid & Anette Friedrich Johannesen - Photo: Petter Lønningen

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Performance: Gøril Wallin - Photo: Petter Lønningen

3 PAB OS  off top of my head

Performance: Kurt Johannesen - Photo: Petter Lønningen

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Performance: Anette Friedrich Johannesen - Photo: Petter Lønninge

5 PAB OS  off top of my head

Performance: Elaine Mcginn & Pavana Reid - Photo: Petter Lønningen

6 PAB OS  off top of my head

Performance: Pavana Reid - Photo: Petter Lønningen

7 PAB OS  off top of my head

Performance: Jan Egil Finne - Photo: Petter Lønningen

8 PAB OS  off top of my head

Performance: Elaine Mcginn, Gøril Wallin, & Anette Friedrich Johannesen - - Photo: Petter Lønningen

9 PAB OS  off top of my head

Performance: Pavana Reid - Photo: Petter Lønningen

10 PAB OS  off top of my head

Performance: Jan Egil Finne - Photo: Petter Lønningen

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Performance: Jan Egil Finne & Elaine Mcginn - Photo: Petter Lønningen