Theresa Kohlbeck Jakobsen

Author

Theresa Kohlbeck Jakobsen is a certified tourist guide for the Faroe Islands and is currently writing her doctoral thesis on Faroese literature from the first half of the 20th century. Theresa lives and works in the city triangle Berlin - Copenhagen - Tórshavn. As part of her degree in Scandinavian Studies, Theresa travelled to almost all corners of Scandinavia and the Baltic States and spent a lot of time in Helsinki, among other places. Theresa's favourite thing to write about is the art and literature of the many small and large Nordic islands. Theresa's articles appear regularly in the magazine Tjaldur of the German-Faroese-Friendship-Association.

Articles by Theresa

6 artsy things to do in Tórshavn Art Travels

5 Artsy Things to do in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands

You might find yourself wanting to travel to the Faroe Islands because you saw photographs of their spectacular bird cliffs and green mountainsides,...

Theresa Kohlbeck Jakobsen 23 May 2024

Women Artists

Ruth Smith: Cold Colors of the Faroe Islands

In celebration of the artistic spirit, we are delighted to present a special feature on a remarkable female artist from the Faroe Islands–Ruth...

Theresa Kohlbeck Jakobsen 22 May 2024

Review

Icelandic Artist Hallgrímur Helgason—Group Portrait of the Self

The Icelandic artist and author Hallgrímur Helgason is well known and loved worldwide. Now he is showing his latest paintings in Copenhagen. The...

Theresa Kohlbeck Jakobsen 29 April 2024

Museum Stories

5 Best Museum Gift Shops in Berlin

Are you seeking a special gift for your loved ones (or for yourself)?  We’ve got you covered with inspiration from five of Berlin’s most...

Theresa Kohlbeck Jakobsen 16 March 2024

Impressionism

Jóannis Kristiansen: The Impressionist of the Land of Maybe

We all have heard about and admired impressionists like Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Claude Monet, and Berthe Morisot. Even if you are not an art...

Theresa Kohlbeck Jakobsen 29 February 2024

Painting

5 Painters from Faroe Islands You Should Know

In the middle of the North Atlantic lie 18 islands most people have never heard of. They are called Faroe, which loosely translates to sheep islands.

Theresa Kohlbeck Jakobsen 1 January 2024