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Swedish Footprints - Shaping the Future

09 Mar 2018

With Swedish Footprints - Shaping the Future as the 2018 public diplomacy theme program, Embassy of Sweden will highlight Sweden’s contributions to the strong economic, cultural, political, and interpersonal ties between Sweden and the United States – telling the story not only of our shared past, but also some of the most vibrant areas of cooperation for the future.

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  • 27 Mar 2018
    Swedish musicians and artists Jockum Nordström and Joakim Åhlund have been playing and recording together since early 2007. They describe their music as neither jazz nor blues, but something in between, something you might find in the corner of an obscure record shop or in their fantasies.
  • 24 Mar 2018
    Ingmar Bergman was a Swedish film and theatre director, scriptwriter, theatre manager, playwright, and author. The iconic Swedish auteur’s body of work for film and theater brought a new level of psychological depth and intimacy to all disciplines of the performing arts and is being celebrated internationally throughout 2018 as part of the Ingmar Bergman Centennial.
  • 24 Mar 2018
    Ingmar Bergman’s imagery continues to inspire artists of all genres today. During the 2018 Bergman Centennial Year, many new films inspired by Bergman’s legacy are being released by contemporary filmmakers.
  • 24 Mar 2018
    Karin Broos is one of the most widely recognised Swedish artists of our time, and this is the second presentation of her work in an exhibition outside of Sweden. With her photorealistic portrayals of apparently everyday scenes, she expresses ambiguous sentiments and universal feelings of melancholia and gloom.
  • 24 Mar 2018
    Sweden has long been ranked as one of the most creative and innovative countries in the world, with accolades for its contributions to music, design and technology. This exhibit explores the connection between Sweden’s many technological innovations and the nation’s commercial musical prowess.
  • 07 Mar 2018
    Solid State Books and the Embassy of Sweden present an evening with Lars Kepler for The Sandman: A Joona Linna Novel.
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