Tagged: Victoria Hofmo

Varangian trade routes

Sharing more than borders

Scandinavia and Russia have deep ties Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. The connection between Scandinavia and Russia extends far beyond the borders they share. The very name Russia is derived from Rus, a tribe of...

Gudrun Sjödén

Fashion in living color

Designer Gudrun Sjödén conquers a sea of black with fantastical clothes for real people Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. In a world where fashion influences quickly travel across borders, it’s no wonder that Swedish designer...

An emigrant journey in fashion

A Venezuelan-Norwegian fashionista in NY Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. Born in Venezuela and raised in Norway, Jhan-Carlo David Herrera Ferrando studied fashion design at the prestigious Central Saint Martins in London and ESMOD in...

What Will Folk Say?

What Will People Say

Powerful film explores the clash of cultures faced by some Pakistani Norwegians Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. As a New Yorker, I have been surrounded by multiculturalism since I can remember. Everyone in the neighborhood...

Mark Sandberg on Ibsen’s architecture

When a house is not a home Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. Theatre for a New Audience has been producing theatrical masterworks throughout New York City for over 30 years, and in 2013 the theater...

Viking exhibits sail into Mystic, Conn.

Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. One must-do this summer is to visit the exhibit, The Vikings Begin: Treasures from Uppsala University, Sweden. The artifacts have traveled from Scandinavia’s first university to Mystic Seaport Museum in...

Norwegian shipbuilding

When a boat is not just a boat

Faber Navalis, a film by Maurizio Borriello, takes viewers inside a ship’s restoration Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. This film begins with the bangs of a resistant metal workshop door being forcibly opened, just sounds,...

NYC

Meet the modern-day Norse devotees

NYC Heathens is a group for practitioners of—and those curious about—the old ways Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. Nazis tried to usurp parts of the Viking culture for their own propaganda. They even held up...