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Deeper than Light had a very successful opening in Oslo 15 January. An opening event was hosted by the venue, the Norwegian Maritime Museum, Bergen Museum  and the Institute of Marine Research.

Ørnulf Opdahl, the Norwegian landscape artist who participated in the research cruise summer 2004 attended. Some of his paintings, inspired by the experience, form part of the exhibition. In addition, Opdahl has recently published a book featuring work inspired by his deep sea experiences. Anne Berg Edvardsen, a young sculptor has also been inspired by the MAR-ECO findings also attended the opening.

A "Public Day" is planned for Sunday 27 January. The day will include presentations by the projects leaders, researchers and a jazz concert by musicians inspired by the MAR-ECO experience. see programme for the day's activities

Read more from Kongsberg Maritime (in English)  
and (in Norwegian) ...
From the Department of Fisheries web site
The Fisheries Minister’s speech
an article in a national newspaper.
an article on Bergen Museum’s web site
an article on Institute of Marine Research’s web site
a live interview with Odd Aksel Bergstad on public television

From the left: MAR-ECO-project leadert Odd Aksel Bergstad (IMR),
Adm.dir Tore Nepstad (IMR), Bergen Museum director Siri Jansen Norwegian Maritime Museum Director Petter C. Omtvedt and Fishery Minister Vidar Ulriksen

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