Espen Sommer Eide – artist/composer
The weed archive is a collaboration between artists Espen Sommer Eide and Kristin Tårnesvik initiated in 2012. It is an ongoing project that delves into the archive of world famous (in certain minor circles) weed biologist/pionéer Emil Korsmo (1863-1953). The archive itself is located at the research institution Plantforsk at Ås, Norway. A weed is a plant in the wrong place, the wrong time and in the wrong culture. The weed archive will develop several performances and exhibitions based on the material found.