Norway


Vernissage 04.10. – A life-changing journey

Sonntag, 30. September 2018

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8 JEARS OF WORK,
25000 KM OF DRIVING,
AND THE ESSENCE OF 10.000 PICTURES
WILL BECOME ONE EXHIBITION

More than 20 years ago Ken Schluchtmann undertook a journey that whould change his life forever. What started off as an ordinary vacation evolved into an immersive experience, stepping inside an entirely different world featuring a visual intensity impossible to be captured in words.

Since then Ken Schluchtmann has returned to Norway more than 15 times and is now sharing the results of his trips during the past eight years. His exhibition „Architecture and Landscape in Norway“ at the Nordic Embassies in Berlin is an examination of the country, its impressive landscapes and its contemporary architecture.

The exhibition is curated by Janike Kampevold Larsen, Associate Professor at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design (AHO). The one-of-a-kind exhibition design conceived by Berlin creative agency Bluescope offers the visitor an immersion into the Norwegian landscape in a unique combination of contemporary architecture, art and nature thanks to large-format pictures.

We would like to invite you to join the opening at the Nordic Embassies in Berlin.

04.10.2018 – 7pm
Felleshus of the Nordic Embassies
Rauchstrasse 1
10787 Berlin

More information:
nationalroutes.info
nordischebotschaften.org

Please register – here –

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Allmannajuvet Zinc Museum by Peter Zumthor

Donnerstag, 07. September 2017

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During his trip to Norway this summer, Ken Schluchtmann stopped at Allmannajuvet Zinc Museum in Sauda.

The museum is one of the 10 largest attractions along the National Tourist Routes and was commissioned to Swiss architect Peter Zumthor by the Norwegian Public Roads Administration in 2002. It opened last year and aims to bring the history of the briefly booming yet now abandoned Norwegian Allmannajuvet zinc mine to a broader public.

The architecture consists in a combination of three sleek, minimal volumes and industrial aesthetics. Ken Schluchtmann is the first photographer who pictures not only the architecture but shares with us also its natural context for a better comprehension of Zumthor’s project

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Architecture and Landscape in Norway – book

Mittwoch, 29. Oktober 2014

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Ken Schluchtmann has completed his latest independent editorial project: “Architecture and Landscape in Norway”, edited by Hatje Cantz. The photographies in this book are the result of over 20,000 kilometres traveled in five years through the breathtaking landscapes of Norway, capturing innovative architecture along the Norwegian National Tourist Routes.
The hardcover book contains 160 pages with 106 illustrations and detailed maps to localize exactly the position of the spots he visited and photographed.
Clear images which transmit all the power of the unique nature, a kind of travel diary, showing Schluchtmann’s personal take on nature in dialogue with contemporary architecture.

You can get the book online at: Hatje Cantz

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Architecture and Landscape in Norway – Collector’s Edition

Mittwoch, 29. Oktober 2014

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Passionate photographers can find – together with the book – a limited Collector’s Edition with C-prints. 5 prints, available either individually or as a set, “with the most fascinating landscapes of Europe” as Schluchtmann defines Norway. Including the prize-winning image of the viewing terraces by Norwegian architecture firm Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter.

You can get the edition online at: Hatje Cantz – Collector’s Edition

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Exhibition “National Routes of Norway”

Dienstag, 30. September 2014

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A selection of 21 images of the above mentioned book is on show at ZeitHaus Museum, Autostadt in Wolfsburg. The exhibition “National Routes of Norway”, curated by Dr. Thomas Köhler, director of the Berlinische Gallerie, is open to all visitors of the ZeitHaus until January 2015. An invitation to visually explore Norway, because photographs tell more than words.

More information: Autostadt

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GEO SPECIAL NORWAY

Donnerstag, 22. August 2013

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diephotodesigner.de are proud that their pictures are published on ten pages in the actual GEO SPECIAL NORWEGEN. They image the article about the norwegian nationalroutes and their viewpoints all over the country.

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The Trollstigen Project

Montag, 01. Oktober 2012

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The project enhance the experience of the Norwegian Trollstigen plateau’s location and nature. Thoughtfulness regarding features and materials underscores the site’s temper and character, and well-adapted, functional facilities augment the visitor’s experience. The architecture is to be characterised by clear and precise transitions between planned zones and the natural landscape. Through the notion of water as a dynamic element – from snow, to running and then falling water – and rock as a static element, the project creates a series of prepositional relations that describe and magnify the unique spatiality of the site.

Architecture: Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

The North Panoramix

Donnerstag, 06. Oktober 2011

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Volkswagen T5, Norway

Dienstag, 25. August 2009

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Lofot

Samstag, 25. August 2007

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Hardangervidda National Park

Freitag, 11. August 2006

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Arctic Circle

Sonntag, 15. Juni 2003

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