Acknowledgments

The Writing (hi)stories exhibition was developed as part of the HM Queen Margrethe II Distinguished Research Project on the Danish-Icelandic reception of Nordic antiquity, funded by the Carlsberg Foundation (Carlsbergfondet). I would like to thank the Carlsberg Foundation, the advisory board, and the partner institutions, the Museum of National History at Frederiksborg Castle (Det Nationalhistoriske Museum på Frederiksborg Slot), the National Museum of Iceland (Þjóðminjasafn íslands) and the Vigdís Finnbogadóttir Institute of Foreign Languages at the University of Iceland (Stofnun Vigdísar Finnbogadóttur í erlendum tungumálum), as well as my close collaborator Dale Kedwards for the fruitful and inspiring collaboration during the development of this exhibition.

Moreover, I would like to thank various organizations and individuals without whose contribution the completion of this exhibition would not have been possible: the Arnamagnæan Institute in Copenhagen (Den Arnamagnæanske Samling), the Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies in Reykjavík (Stofnun Árna Magnússonar í íslenskum fræðum), the National Library of Iceland (Landsbókasafn Íslands), the Danish Royal Library (Det Kongelige Bibliotek), the Reykjavík Art Museum (Listasafn Reykjavíkur), The Swedish National Archives (Riksarkivet)the Poets’ Society Iðunn (Kvæðamannafélagið Iðunn), Rósa Jóhannesdóttir, Arnþór Helgason, Rósa Þorsteinsdóttir, Grayson Del Faro, Jónína Ebenezerdóttir, Trish Baer, Böðvar Ólafsson, Seán Vrieland, and Friederike Richter.

Katarzyna Anna Kapitan
Copenhagen, February 2021

 

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