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Impressions of Chase & Sorensen

Courtesy of Chase & Sorensen Danish design for the people, at Chase and Sorensen Advertisements

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Danish design for the people, at Chase and Sorensen

You shouldn’t need a big fat wallet to put a classic piece of Danish furniture in your home, says Signe Sørensen, who runs the furniture and homeware shop Chase & Sorensen in Hackney with American partner Brent Chase. They aim … Continue reading

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Northern Poetry: Nancy Campbell on long Greenlandic words

  Hear artist and writer Nancy Campbell read from her work and talk about drawing inspiration from remote places and the importance of learning long Greenlandic words.

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Nancy Campbell’s art explores the North Atlantic

There is a strong sense of a North Atlantic connection running through the work of British writer and artist Nancy Campbell, who often explores how remote communities live with their environment, from the Scottish borders through Denmark to Iceland and … Continue reading

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Snaps + Rye: Danish food goes local at London eatery

Danish-English husband-and-wife team Kell and Jacqueline Skött are happy to fight off both the purists and the classicists at their Danish restaurant Snaps + Rye in Ladbroke Grove, West London. They inhabit a space that lies somewhere between Copenhagen and … Continue reading

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Slideshow from video installation The Invisible Voice

  Danish video art: Julie Born Schwartz explores the secret world of theatre

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Danish video art: Julie Born Schwartz explores the secret world of theatre

The Invisible Voice, an intriguing video installation by UK-trained Danish artist Julie Born Schwartz, was inspired by conversations with theatre prompters and a life-long fascination with the theatre form. The installation was shown recently at London’s Union Pacific Gallery. A spotlight … Continue reading

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Follow the money: Sigrun Davidsdottir talks about financial crime

In this audio clip, London-based Icelandic journalist and writer Sigrun Davidsdottir, who lived in Denmark for a number of years, talks about Danish TV thriller »Follow the money« and real-life financial crime. Sigrun Davidsdottir has written and broadcast widely about Iceland’s … Continue reading

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Danish TV series »Follow the Money« gives financial crime the »Borgen« treatment

How do you turn the complicated details of financial crime into thrilling television? The scriptwriter who made Danish politics look sexy in »Borgen« has repeated the trick with »Follow the Money«, a 10-part series airing on BBC4 this spring.   … Continue reading

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Follow the Money: a piktochart guide to Danish fraud

Some famous financial-crime cases that were part of the inspiration for new Danish thriller series “Follow the Money”, airing on BBC4 from 19 March. https://magic.piktochart.com/output/12102538-follow-the-money-piktochart

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