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August 2013
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The world of Art

Lofoten Islands. ©Marie Le Fort. From top to bottom. Photo 1: Henningsvær lighthouse. 2,6,7 and 8 Kaviar Fabrikken. 3 and 5: Land Art

On the bend of a road, we discover, higher up, treasures of contemporary architecture, scenic view points and Land’Art pieces battered by the wind: each adds, in its own way, a unique dimension to the site where it sits, in this former caviar factory (Kaviar Fabrikken) which was recently transformed into a contemporary art center by Venke Hoff, an experienced collector with her husband Rolf. In the small village of Henningsvær – where the couple bought a lighthouse on a whim fifteen years ago – they live naturally among works of art: better still, they were able to invite the French photographer Marie Bovo to stay in residence, entice Parisian gallerist Kamel Mennour and call the world of Art (in capital letters) to this small rocky outcrop, seemingly lost at the edge of the world…

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