Forms of Freedom - African Independence and Nordic Models

Nordic Countries - Finland, Norway and Sweden

The exhibition "Forms of Freedom" explores the hitherto untold story of the contribution of Norwegian, Swedish, and Finnish architects to the rapid process of modernization in Tanzania, Kenya, and Zambia during the 1960s-1980s. The resulting architecture is of a scope and quality that has not been comprehensively studied, documented, collected, or exhibited before. The exhibition revolves around two concepts, "Building Freedom" and "Finding Freedom," that represent a structural nation-building approach and an experimental free zone approach, respectively.

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