Nordic Cool 2013: Exhibition: SUP-PLYWOOD or How to Be Singular in the Plural (Norway)
Invented in Sweden, plywood is one of the oldest mass-produced products in the world. This installation, created by famed Norwegian architecture firm Snøhetta, features large-scale plywood sculptures.
- Feb. 20 - Mar. 17, 2013
- Hall of Nations
- All Day
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It is a material most representative of the development of social democracy in the Nordic region. This installation, created by famed Norwegian architecture firm Snøhetta, will feature large-scale plywood sculptures in the Kennedy Center Hall of Nations. This installation is created specifically for Nordic Cool 2013. Snøhetta integrates the disciplines of interior, landscape, and architectural design. Working internationally for 15 years, some of their acclaimed projects include the Oslo Opera House; the National September 11 Memorial Museum Pavillion, New York; and the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, in Alexandria, Egypt.
FREE event, no tickets required
Nordic Cool 2013 is presented in cooperation with
and Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden.
The Honorable Bonnie McElveen-Hunter, Marilyn Carlson Nelson, and Barbro Osher
Major support is provided by the Honorable Bonnie McElveen-Hunter,
Mrs. Marilyn Carlson Nelson and Dr. Glen Nelson, the Barbro Osher Pro Suecia Foundation,
David M. Rubenstein, and the State Plaza Hotel.
International Programming at the Kennedy Center is made possible through the generosity of the
Kennedy Center International Commitee on the Arts.