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"Good architecture creates the good life." | Architect Dorte Mandrup | Full Documentary

Meet Danish architect Dorte Mandrup, a star in Scandinavian architecture for many years and who receives growing international attention. "There can be something missionary...

"The Scandinavian version of 'One Hundred Years of Solitude'." | Alex Schulman | Louisiana Channel

Meet Swedish author Alex Schulman who reflects upon the question of which book he would write as his final last piece of work ever. “I...

"Photography is about turning things inside out." | Photographer Stephen Gill | Louisiana Channel

When British photographer Stephen Gill moved to rural South Sweden, the farmed land seemed like a blank canvas and he got the idea to...

Booker Prize winner Douglas Stuart on his debut novel 'Shuggie Bain' | Louisiana Channel

“Although I draw on a lot of autobiographical details of my own life, I grew up in the same socioeconomic poverty, as Shuggie did....

"I am an expressionistic landscape painter" | Icelandic artist Shoplifter | Louisiana Channel

“It’s like an exploded rainbow!” Meet Icelandic artist Shoplifter and her colourful landscapes of hair. “I realized that I am an expressionistic landscape painter.” Shoplifter...

Painter Julie Mehretu on German Chancellor Angela Merkel | Louisiana Channel

"I think Angela Merkel has been one of the most humanitarian-sensed leaders of our time.” Watch American painter Julie Mehretu’s resumé over the woman...

Punk band Iceage on writing music out of spite | Louisiana Channel

Iceage frontman, Elias Bender Rønnenfelt, takes us through the process of writing, how an idea takes form, and the desire to seek out dubious...

“Writers become really great when they become fearless” | Erica Jong | Louisiana Channel

The feminist writer shares what has inspired her writing, and why it is important for writers not to be afraid to turn their own...

"When I listen, I have to be quiet" | Sound artist Jacob Kirkegaard | Louisiana Channel

“When I press record, I accept whatever comes. And it is a gift when something unpredictable happens.” Danish artist Jacob Kirkegaard describes how he...
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