a/nordi/c was founded in July 2021 with core funding from the Nordic
Culture Fund as a Nordic think tank in the name of art and culture.
a/nordi/c engaged a wide range of stakeholders from artists, the creative
sector and researchers to cultural writers, art institutions and political
The aim was to open the dialogue and knowledge
development to new perspectives on art life and cultural policy in the
Nordic Region, and in this way break down structures and premises that may
stand in the way of creating an open, free and engaged art scene.
The mission was to explore the contribution of art to society and
society's contribution to art. Through funding and consultancy
assignments, the think tank investigated some of the key building elements
that have influenced Nordic cultural policy. The think tank developed and
tested new formats for knowledge development and dialogues. Furthermore,
a/nordi/c actively contributed to the work of international networks and
a/nordi/c published summarises and documents the
think tank's work and experiences.