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From darkness to electric light


A lecture about how the natural and artificial lighting affects our lives.

With the exhibition "Nordic Light", Nordiska museet in Stockholm wants to show how our use of light has developed over the past 100 years; from an open fire to fixtures. We will take a look at the evolution of artificial light in the Nordic countries and learn more about how this fundamental change has affected humanity.

Join ÅF’s cultural historian Jan Garnert in this lecture hosted by Fagerhult at Nordiska museet.

  • When: 26 April 15.30, 2017
  • Where: Nordiska museet, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Speakers: Jan Garnert

 Read more and register here.

Dr. Jan Garnert is a historical anthropologist as well as Sweden’s leading expert on the cultural history of lighting.