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Utsira is a fascinating place, a powerful but small island.
Starting from Kristiansand in Southern Norway and traveling northwest to Haugesund, there are 24 lighthouses along the North Sea Road.
Text and photos by Sigrid Thorbjørnsen. And remember, no matter where you go, there you are.” – Confucius For the last year or so, I have been traveling. Traveling to huge cities, different countries, places great on history and met awesome people. Well, last week, I traveled to the island Utsira, in the southwest of Norway. This […]
Since 2008, several lighthouses have been functioning as living arenas for cultural activities. In 2012 seven lighthouses have invited artists into their simple, small but fine buildings. The collaboration “A chain of lighthouses” is an informal alliance, but has shown strong enthusiasm amongst the participants. Unusual buildings and limited resources have been compensated for by […]
Video from text and photographs by Sigrid Thorbjørnsen.
When the Soul Meets the Calm A photo exhibition by Sigrid Thorbjørnsen Fyrgalleriet at Utsira Lighthouse from June 24 to August 15, 2012 Photos of Utsira Lighthouse Jeg oppdager at naturen taler nå man selv er taus.” – Ferdinand Finne Selv om jeg vokste opp ved kysten, har jeg ikke alltid hatt interressen for […]
April 2012: Lighthouses of Norway’s photojournalist Sigrid Thorbjørnsen visited Utsira Island and Lighthouse. Show larger map.
April 2012: Lighthouse of Norway’s correspondent Sigrid Thorbjørnsen visited Utsira Island. Text and photographs by Sigrid Thorbjørnsen. Edited by Rick Shupper. Energy Island Utsira is the motto of both Utsira District Council and Utsira Tourist Association. The phrase has many connotations, one being that people can recharge their batteries there. Utsira is Norway’s second smallest municipal […]
The municipality of Utsira, Rogaland, offers artist residency in the house of a former lighthouse keeper at Utsira Lighthouse. The lighthouse area is preserved under the Norwegian Cultural Heritage Act. About the Residency Sea, sky, sound, and light. The municipality of Utsira offers an artist residency at the lighthouse station. Utsira lighthouse is part of […]