Annual Art Exhibition in the Nordic Felleshus
This year’s annual art exhibition held in the Nordic Embassies’ Felleshus in Berlin will showcase important topics in Nordic discourseSeptember 14th, 2022
Every year, the Nordic countries collaborate on an art exhibition regarding current issues, often related to Nordic discourse.
This year, the exhibition “Luondu Luonddus - as Part of Nature We are Nature”, spans from various important topics in the Nordic countries, namely nature. The exhibition will highlight the intimate yet fragile relationship between humans and nature, and although its main focus will be on the Nordics, it is of international importance.
The event will be held in the embassies’ culture and art house, the Felleshus, where visitors will first be greeted with music from artists Niilas Holmberg and Pauli Lyytinen. It will start with a welcoming speech by the Norwegian Ambassador Torgeir Larsen and will proceed with possibilities to speak with two of the artists.
The exhibition will hold 24 artworks of different kinds from six renowned Nordic artists. Iceland, Greenland and from Sweden, Norway and Finland, alongside the Chen area which spans these countries, home to the Sápmis people. The Sápmi are a minority group of northern Sweden, Norway, Finland and the Kola peninsula of Russia. Artists featured will include Sigurður Guðjónsson, Julie Edel Hardenberg, Marja Helander, Outi Pieski, Máret Ánne Sara and Anders Sunna. The works will be both video, sculpture, painting, photography, and installation, the exhibition will offer visitors insights into different reflections from across the region as well as Indigenous Sápmi perspectives.
The exhibition is curated by Irene Snarby and Christina Landbrecht and will be free of charge. It will begin on the 6th of October and finish on the 15th of January 2023.