Northern Experiments, The Barents Urban Survey 2009, is a collaborative effort to discuss selected key cities and phenomena in the Barents Region. The project is directed by 0047 in co-operation with The Barents Triennale and Pikene på broen, the Departments of Urban Design and Planning, NTNU and Lapland University. Teams and contributors from various backgrounds, professions and locations, from outside and within the region, have been invited to investigate urban conditions, urban phenomena and ongoing processes in the region. The aim of the project has been to present a contemporary reading of the region and of Northern urbanity.