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Nordic Cool 2013

Literature/ Forums

On this page: List of all the festival events in the Literature/ Forums genre.
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Forum: Master Builder/Master Builders: Performing Architecture

Does the design of physical theater spaces and venues affect the experiential aspects of performing arts? Are there other, perhaps surprising, ways of relating architecture and theater? This panel discusses perspectives from both sides of the curtain.

Sun., Feb. 24, 2013, 1:30 PM

Terrace Gallery

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Forum: Designing Nature: Art & Architecture in Cities and Public Spaces

Danish architect Bjarke Ingels discusses the development, challenges, and responses to sustainable design in public spaces.

Sun., Feb. 24, 2013, 4:00 PM

Terrace Gallery

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Image for Forum: <i>Living by Design: A Holistic Approach to Everything</i>

Forum: Living by Design: A Holistic Approach to Everything

How does design impact every aspect of our daily lives? This discussion on contemporary Nordic design tackles issues such as trends, influences, philosophies, and market differences, as well as production challenges.

Tue., Feb. 26, 2013, 7:00 PM

Terrace Gallery

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Forum: Artists & Audiences: Who Sees What?

This conversation will touch on issues such as trends and influences in contemporary Nordic performance; the relative importance of tradition and experimentation in the work; the age factor of audiences, and more.

Wed., Feb. 27, 2013, 6:00 PM

Terrace Gallery

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Image for Literature Panel: <i>The Secret Behind the Northern Lights</i>

Literature Panel: The Secret Behind the Northern Lights

In this interactive session, Norwegian solar physicist Pål Brekke utilizes photos and video footage from NASA satellites to discuss the visual phenomenon known as the Northern Lights.

Sat., Mar. 2, 2013, 10:30 AM

Terrace Gallery

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Workshop: Knitting Rhythm (Iceland)

Join award-winning designer Steinunn Sigurd for this hands-on workshop celebrating the cultural and artistic value of knitting. From the novice to the expert, participants of all skill levels are welcome.

Sat., Mar. 2, 2013, 1:00 PM

Grand Foyer

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Image for Literature Panel: <i>Family--Secrets and Truths</i>

Literature Panel: Family--Secrets and Truths

Whether the bloody feuds of the Icelandic family sagas or the heated marital strife of Strindbergian drama, the internal dynamics of the family stand at the center of the Nordic literary tradition. This panel explores notion of family today.

Sat., Mar. 2, 2013, 1:30 PM

Terrace Gallery

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Game Design: Behind the Screen

Join moderator Mike Snider, Tech Reporter for USA TODAY, and Nordic video game developers Kristoffer Touborg (EVE-Online) and Saku Lehtinen (Max Payne, Alan Wake) as they speak about the creative process behind some of the most popular games today, accompanied by visuals from the games on the screen above the stage. Part of Nordic Cool 2013.

Sat., Mar. 2, 2013, 6:00 PM

Free Millennium Stage Performance

Artist Page

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Image for Literature Panel: <i>Nordic Crime: Ice, Volvos, and Murder</i>

Literature Panel: Nordic Crime: Ice, Volvos, and Murder

Is Nordic noir a voice of its own? This discussion features some of the region's foremost crime novelists offering their own takes on the success of the genre and its unique characteristics.

Sun., Mar. 3, 2013

Terrace Gallery

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Image for Literature Panel: <i>Prize-Winning Literature</i>

Literature Panel: Prize-Winning Literature

The Nordic Council Literature Prize is awarded for a work of literature written in one of the languages of the Nordic countries that meets a "high literary and artistic standard." This panel features some recent winners discussing their works.

Sun., Mar. 3, 2013, 6:30 PM

Terrace Gallery

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Image for Literature Panel: <i>From Classics to Crime--Translating Nordic Fiction for American Readers</i>

Literature Panel: From Classics to Crime--Translating Nordic Fiction for American Readers

Join us for a lively conversation with award-winning translators Steven T. Murray and Tiina Nunnally, who have plenty of stories to tell about the joys and controversies they have encountered in nearly three decades of translating Scandinavian fiction.

Mon., Mar. 4, 2013, 7:00 PM

Terrace Gallery

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Image for Literature Panel: <i>In the Cracks Between the Lines: Magic Realism of the North</i>

Literature Panel: In the Cracks Between the Lines: Magic Realism of the North

Nordic realism? Only on the surface. For in the cracks between the lines of Fagerholm, Kamban, and Ómarsdóttir, myths, sagas, and strange worlds peer forth.

Tue., Mar. 5, 2013, 7:00 PM

Terrace Gallery

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Image for Literature Panel: <i>Poetic Expressions of Nordic Origins--Reflections Today</i>

Literature Panel: Poetic Expressions of Nordic Origins--Reflections Today

Nordic mythology has been a literary inspiration for numerous Nordic writers. This event explores Nordic mythology in contemporary Nordic poetry.

Wed., Mar. 6, 2013, 7:00 PM

Terrace Gallery

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From Screen to Stage: The Making of Fanny and Alexander

Join this conversation on the process of turning film into theater with director Stefan Larsson from Sweden's Royal Dramatic Theatre.

Sat., Mar. 9, 2013, 2:00 PM

Terrace Gallery

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Film: Scandinavian Cinema: Making National Films in a Globalized World (Panel Discussion)

This panel discussion moderated by Richard Peña features directors Sara Johnsen, Fredrik Edfelt, Mads Matthiesen, and Saara Cantell.

Sun., Mar. 10, 2013, 5:00 PM

Terrace Gallery

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Forum: Breaking the Ice: Images of Climate Change

In this conversation, Greenlandic photojournalist Jørgen Chemnitz will speak about the realities of global warming, as witnessed through his lens.

Mon., Mar. 11, 2013, 7:30 PM

Terrace Gallery

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