An afternoon symposium with Nordic museum directors, curators, and artists in conversation about the state of contemporary photography in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden.

Participants include Elina Heikka, Finnish Museum of Photography; María Karen Sigurdardóttir, Reykjavík Museum of Photography; Ingrid Nilsson, Preus Museum, Norway; Anna Tellgren, Moderna Museet, Sweden; and several Darkness & Light artists.


2:05 pm Welcome | Edward P. Gallagher, President, The American-Scandinavian Foundation

2:10 pm Darkness & Light Introduction | Anna Tellgren, Moderna Museet, Stockholm

2:30 pm Nordic Photography – A Complementary Story | Elina Heikka, The Finnish Museum of Photography

3 pm Break/Coffee

3:30 pm Artist Panel | Thora Dolven Balke, Tonje Bøe Birkeland, Bára Kristinsdóttir, Tova Mozard, and Pétur Thomsen with moderators Ingrid Nilsson, Preus Museum and María Karen Sigurdardóttir, Reykjavík Museum of Photography

4:30 pm Q & A

5 pm Screening | Tova Mozard, The Big Scene, 2012. Video, 32 minutes



Photo by the American-Scandinavian Foundation

SAT – 2-22-2015 – 2:00 pm