Brooklyn/Norway: A visual interpretation

Lagertha Aslaug Brooklyn, N.Y. On Wednesday, April 1, 2015, the exhibit, “Brooklyn/Norway: A Visual Interpretation,” opened at the Danish Athletic Club. It is the first known exhibit that the Danish Club has held in its over 120-year history. This exhibit focused on the perceptions locals from Brooklyn and Norway have about the other, whether realistic, mythological, or somewhere in between. Both places serve as symbols of exotica, but for different reasons. The Merriam Webster dictionary defines exotica as “things excitingly different or unusual.” Today, Brooklyn epitomizes hip or cool worldwide, whe
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The Norwegian American

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