Nordic noír

Here you will find all the content related to the category 'Nordic Noír' and all the materials from the transdisciplinary research workshop entitled 'Nordic Noir, Geopolitics and the North' held at Aarhus University in October 2018 and funded by ReNEW (the University Hub which also supports nordics.info). More content will be published over the coming weeks!

The Evangelic Church in Bonfeld. Roman Eisele / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 4.0

2019.02.11 | The Quick Read, Robert A. Saunders, Nordic Noír, Media, Culture

Cracks in Nordic noir TV series

Cracks work on multiple levels when screened in Nordic noir television series and are never incidental. Visually, the crack draws the viewer in, providing a space of darkness and potential danger. Metaphorically, it can symbolise a large suite of problems, including the disintegration of the welfare state.

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