The upcoming weekend is the opening weekend of the Nordic Matters Festival at the Southbank Centre in London, with a plethora of art, debates and workshops. On Saturday Emmi will join Sjón, Icelandic poet, novelist and lyricist, and Robert Ferguson, author of Scandinavians: In Search of the Soul of the North, to discuss the effects of our current lifestyles have on the environment.
Saturday, January 14th
The Clore Ballroom, Level 2, Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre
-2PM Ice, Forests and the Future - Sjón, Robert Ferguson and Emmi Itäranta explore the close ties between landscape and culture. How does the natural environment shape identity? Who are the innovators and artists who are inspiring change? And what can we learn about survival in hard times from the people who live off the land?