September 2008


100% Norway 2008

100% Norway is back and celebrating its 5th anniversary in 2008 with a double exhibition during the London Design Festival. The latest furniture and home accessories to emerge from the cool north will be on display at a monumental stand at 100% Design, Earls Court, as well as at a little sister exhibition staged as part of Designers Block in Covent Garden. [+] Read more

Win a designer chair and a designer vase!

Visit any of the two 100% Norway stands during the London Design Festival, and you could be the lucky winner of a Copenhagen Chair, designed by Tveit & Tornøe and manufactured by Fora Form, or the new Alvespire collection from porcelain queens Wik & Walsøe. [+] Read more

Norway's no. 1 to London

 Thomas Dybdahl, one of the most talented singer-/songwriters to emerge from the Norwegian music scene, heads to London for a concert in Camden. Dybdahl is a hard working artist and has the last year found time to write songs for other artists, movies as well as writing and recording his third album, producing a film soundtrack and contributing in other projects. [+] Read more

Joanna Lumley realises Arctic dream in Norway

The Absolutely Fabulous star Joanna Lumley traveled to the Arctic parts of Norway earlier this year to realise her life-long ambition to see the Northern Lights in a one-off special film for BBC One. Travelling north across the Arctic Circle up through Norway and finally to the island of Svalbard, Joanna takes viewers on a very personal journey. [+] Read more
Performing Arts

From Gibson to Ibsen

Starring 'Braveheart' actress Catherine McCormack, 'A Doll's House' by Hebrik Ibsen will run at the Rose Theatre in Kingston this September. Forced to confront reality, Ibsen's heroine, Nora, recognises that she is little more than her husband's plaything, trapped by convention within a suffocating marriage. [+] Read more
Contemporary Art

New London exhibition for Norwegian aritist

In his solo show 'Monuments of Doubts', Knut Henrik Henriksen has developed a practice that employs a set of rules and restrictions as a means to investigate the potential of sculptural language. Henriksen continually plays with an idea of doubt. This could mean drawing attention to a particular ar¬chitectural oddity or questioning a standard format. [+] Read more
Performing Arts

E4’s Skins meet Ibsen’s Hedda…

 Henrik Ibsen's twisted heroine Hedda Gabler is once again at a London stage, but this time in a new version by one of the writers behind E4’s hit series ‘Skins’. The play follows Hedda, still mourning for the father she adored, who returns from a six-month honeymoon with a man that she no longer loves. [+] Read more
Contemporary Art

Video art exhibition in Whitechapel

Norwegian film artist Lene Berg is part a Whitechapel Art Gallery exhibition which brings together emerging international film and video artsists. Berg is interested in exploring the tension between fiction and reality and public and private appearance, the personal histories constructed by individuals set against an ‘official’ public history. [+] Read more
Performing Arts

Norwegian realisation of Zola's 'Thérèse Raquin'

The Norwegian Alexander Zwart is producing and acting in a new production of 'Thérèse Raquin' by Émile Zola at The Riverside Studios in Hammersmith. Together with Montmiral Productions, Zwart has commissioned a new translation of the play by Pauline McLynn. This sinister ghost story will once again be brought to life by impressive and atmospheric staging. [+] Read more

How does your brain make you move?

Join Professor Sten Grillner, the Kavli Prize winner, at the British Association for the Advancement of Science's Festival in Liverpool to find out more about how the brain makes us move. Examine the cutting edge science of how the brain makes us move and in particular the cellular and molecular design of the neural networks that control movement. [+] Read more

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