Tagged: Scandinavia House

Knut Hamsun Film Series and Lectures in NYC

The New York Public Library present lectures on Knut Hamsun, and relevant films every Tuesday through Dec. 8. The documentary Divine Madness: Hamsun in America followed by discussions will also take place at Scandinavia House...

Scandinavian Performance Art in New York

Scandinavian performance art is on the move. Live Action New York 09 features in its first edition some of the most important contemporary Scandinavian performance Nov. 6-11. The show feature performances from artists like...

Norwegian Crime Fiction Panel in NYC

Despite the fact that the Global Peace Index ranked Norway as the third most peaceful country in the world and the homicide rates in Norway are among the lowest on the planet, more people...

Don’t miss Norwegian Film Week in NYC!

In October Scandinavia House presents a selection of six recent films from Norway with the aim of exposing an American audience to the work of both established directors and a new generation of filmmakers....

Lecture with Architect Steven Holl at Scandinavia House

The Knut Hamsun Centre opened in Hamarøy, Norway, in August of this year to coincide with the 150th anniversary of Hamsun’s birth. Architect Steven Holl, who designed the centre, will delve into the concept...

Sverre Fehn: The Pattern of Thoughts Book

Enjoy a talk and lecture by Per Olaf Fjeld at Scandinavia House in New York City on September 21. As recipient of the 1997 Pritzker Architecture Prize – the profession’s highest honor – architect...

Nordic Noir: Summer Crime Series – Varg Veum

Scandinavia House continues with the ever-popular crime series, Varg Veum, featuring film adaptations of Norwegian writer Gunnar Staalesen’s crime novels. The contemporary thriller series about hard-boiled private investigator Varg Veum is distinguished by dark...

Guitarist Jostein Gulbrandsen at Scandinavia House

On July 16, musician Jostein Gulbrandsen perform at Scandinavia House in New York. Jostein Gulbrandsen grew up in Norway and started playing the guitar at the age of nine. His first CD as a...

Northern (L)attitudes to open at Scandinavia House

Contemporary Norwegian and American Artists Converge for Summer Exhibition at Scandinavia House in New York City On view from May 29 – September 19, 2009, The American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) will present Northern (L)attitudes: Contemporary Norwegian and...