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Nordic Cool 2013

Exhibitions

On this page: List of all the festival events in the Exhibitions genre.
Image for Exhibition: <i>New Nordic--Architecture and Identity</i> (Denmark)

Exhibition: New Nordic--Architecture and Identity (Denmark)

From Denmark's Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, this exhibition explores the relationship of Nordic culture, identity, and architecture.

Feb. 20 - Mar. 17, 2013

Building Exterior Grounds

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Image for Exhibition: <i>Nordic Design Illustrated</i>

Exhibition: Nordic Design Illustrated

This exhibition, presenting a range of design, craft, and industrial products from throughout the Nordic region, aims to highlight aspects of Nordic contemporary design in all its forms, and its ubiquitous nature in daily life.

Feb. 20 - Mar. 17, 2013

North Gallery

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Image for Exhibition: <i>Nobel Prize</i>

Exhibition: Nobel Prize

Learn about the Nobel Prize, its founder, the Laureates, and their endeavors.

Feb. 20 - Mar. 17, 2013

Grand Foyer

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Image for Exhibition: <i>SUP-PLYWOOD or How to Be Singular in the Plural</i> (Norway)

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

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Image for Exhibition: <i>Archive--Endangered Waters</i> (Iceland)

Exhibition: Archive--Endangered Waters (Iceland)

With the rise of hydroelectric dams, the number of waterfalls in Iceland has declined in recent years. Multidisciplinary Icelandic artist Rúrí seeks to archive these endangered waters in an interactive visual and auditory installation.

Feb. 20 - Mar. 17, 2013

South Atrium Foyer

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Image for Exhibition: <i>Are We Still Afloat?</i> (Finland)

Exhibition: Are We Still Afloat? (Finland)

One of Finland's leading artists, Kaarina Kaikkonen uses a thousand dress shirts donated by people from the DC area to construct a large-scale, site-specific hanging installation that takes the shape of a boat.

Feb. 20 - Mar. 17, 2013

Hall of States

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Image for Exhibition: <i>Our World, Our Future: Youth Making a Difference through Creativity, Technology, and Art</i>

Exhibition: Our World, Our Future: Youth Making a Difference through Creativity, Technology, and Art

The voices of Nordic children are featured in a special exhibit comprising short videos expressing their views on the environment and sustainability.

Feb. 20 - Mar. 17, 2013

South Gallery

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Image for Exhibition: <i>Migration</i> (Faroe Islands)

Exhibition: Migration (Faroe Islands)

This installation features approximately 90 of Faroese painter and sculptor Tróndur Patursson's trademark stained glass birds.

Feb. 20 - Mar. 17, 2013

Grand Foyer

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Image for Exhibition: <i>Elk Towers</i> (Åland Islands)

Exhibition: Elk Towers (Åland Islands)

Originally conceived for an exhibit at the Åland Art Museum, Juha Pykäläinen brings three of his wooden sculptures of elk to make the Kennedy Center landscape fun and alive.

Feb. 20 - Mar. 17, 2013

Building Exterior Grounds

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Image for LEGO Exhibit & Play Space

LEGO Exhibit & Play Space

These Danish children's toys have become an iconic brand in countries across the world. LEGO sculptures are on display as well as LEGO play stations for kids (of all ages!) to learn about and play with the tiny plastic creations.

Feb. 20 - Mar. 17, 2013

South Gallery

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Image for Game Play Space

Game Play Space

Companies from the Nordic region are responsible for many of the most popular titles in mobile gaming today. Several iPads will be set up, allowing people to experience these Nordic creations.

Feb. 20 - Mar. 17, 2013

South Gallery

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Image for Exhibition: <i>Northern Lights</i>

Exhibition: Northern Lights

Innovative Danish lighting designer Jesper Kongshaug recreates the effect of the Northern Lights on all four sides of the Kennedy Center's façade from 5:30 to 11 p.m.

Feb. 20 - Mar. 17, 2013

Façade of the Kennedy Center

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