Friday 23 August 2019
'Hjemkomst' (The Homecoming)
Ørjan Nilsson’s book, Hjemkomst (The Homecoming), will be launched September 26th.
The book covers the years 1993–1998. This is when Morten enters the stage as a solo artist and political activist, releasing new and unexpected material (Wild Seed), while revealing a fiery political involvement in issues ranging from climate crisis to the liberation of East-Timor.
Hjemkomst (The Homecoming) is an entertaining story about Morten in the 90s - when the country’s number one pop star of all time returned to Norway.
Morten Harket and Ørjan Nilsson are coming to Tanum Karl Johan in Oslo at 4pm on September 26th for a conversation with Audun Vinger about the book.
On Friday September 27th at 3 pm, Morten and Ørjan will do a talk at the Vill Vill Vest- festival. The event will take place at the Literature House in Bergen.
Article - Morten Harket in Conversation - Vill Vill Vest Music Conference 2019
"In September 2019, Norway's greatest pop star ever, Morten Harket, turns 60. At the same time «Homecoming. Morten Harket 1993-1998», a book written by author and cultural journalist Ørjan Nilsson will be released. The book tells a story of a slightly different Morten Harket ,that not too many people know.
The book looks at the activist, climate defender, social actor and solo artist who sought out non-traditional partners. A big change took place and the return home was complicated - but also successful. At Vill Vill Vest, Morten Harket talks with the book's author about these intense years.
Morten Harket in conversation will take place on Friday 27th of September at 3pm at the Literature House in Bergen. The conversation is open to delegates at Vill Vill Vest and invited guests."
Tickets can be purchased at Ticketco - www.villvillvest.no