The humanitarian Fridtjof Nansen
30 Aug 2005–13 Sept 2005
A sculpture exhibiton in co-operation with the Nansen Committee and the Association of Norwegian Sculptors.
The Nansen Committee and have launched a sculpture competition for a monument in honour of the humanitarian Fritjof Nansen. The monument was unveiled in June 2007, and is placed on Fritjof Nansen Square by the Oslo City Hall.
Swedish sculptor Thomas Quarsebo won the competition with his sculpture “Passeport Nansen”.
The Nobel Peace Center presented the contributions to the competition, as well as showing Nansen’s own photos from Siberia and a documentary on the humanitarian Nansen.
Opening by Thorvald Stoltenberg and Tor Bomann-Larsen.