Posts tagged Denmark
What is Doubt? ft. FOS (#121)

And we are back! Thanks for hanging in there. Today we have a conversation we’ve been really excited to share with you, with the artist FOS, also known by his government name of Thomas Poulsen. This talk was recorded during the summer when he had a quite ambitious show up at Gallery Nils Stærk here in Copenhagen, and it turned out to…

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Roskilde Festival Art Zone 2018 (#120)

The warm months have fully settled upon the land, and with every Danish summer comes the yearly tradition of Roskilde Festival, one of the world’s largest music festivals. Around 130,000 people attend the festival, which is run by a non-profit organization. For many years now they have also had a surprisingly ambitious art zone during the festival, with running themes and critical commentary on social and political issues. This year, for example…

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A Sense of Things ft. Signe Vad (#119)

We have Signe Vad on the show today, which is very exciting, and has been a long time coming. She is an exceptionally hard working artist, with tons of projects always in the works as well has her own production, and she somehow gets it all done. She is a serial collaborator, exhibition space leader and cultural front runner, and we have the pleasure of hearing about it. Our talk is also fascinating because…

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The Space In-Between ft. Mathias & Mathias (#118)

We are back again today with another super interesting talk, with the artist group Mathias & Mathias. They had a show up at Overgaden a little while back, and we were fortunate enough to have the chance to sit down and talk to them. It was a great conversation, touching on many topics, with a lot of behind the scenes talk, which is always interesting. It’s good to hear from working artists what…

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The Merge ft. Sara, Peter & Tobias (#116)

Today, in serendipitous timing, we are joined by the art group Sara, Peter & Tobias, who were kind enough to sit down with us for a wide ranging conversation about their first book, Phenomina. And just last week they won the British Journal of Photography International Photography Award for their new project, The Merge. We had a very interesting conversation together not only about their projects, but also about...

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The Level of Truth ft. Johan Furåker (#115)

When you talk process with an artist, many similarities between practices begin to pop up over time, but there are also those occasions where you hear about more independent ways of working and thinking. Todays conversation with Johan Furåker is of that ilk, one of the ones which are quite inspiring. He’s a thoughtful artist, and methodical, and if you look at his work, you can...

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The Muse ft. Ditte Ejlerskov (#114)

Ah, the march of time, the learning of lessons, the rediscovery of delight! What a great talk we have for you today! In the middle of significant personal and political chaos we are so very proud to bring to you today a wonderful conversation with Ditte Ejlerskov recorded a couple of months ago. Talking to her was a reminder of so many important things one must hold dear as an artist; choosing the...

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BTW #8 - Pussy, Drugs, and Jeff Koons

Today Eric and Ando blaze through 4 topics. Pussy Riot seeks asylum in Sweden, and the Guggenheim offers Donald Trump a golden toilet by Maurizio Cattelan. Topics become a little more serious when they bring up Nan Goldin and the opioid crisis in the US. Goldin calls on her fellow artists and art institutions to resist the Sackler Family and Purdue Pharma. And what would be an episode BTW without...

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BTW #7 - So Baroque That You Have No Monet

Is the Contemporary art world growing or shrinking? Are there more or less opportunities for artists today than in past decades? What is the future gallery model? In this episode Eric and Ando talk about the mega-art dealer David Zwirner expanding global empire. And how over recent years the mid-level galleries have been closing their doors. The closure of these...

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Botanizing the Asphalt ft. Nanna Debois Buhl (#111)

Welcome back, and happy New Year to all! We have a great artist and incredibly sweet human on the show today; Nanna Debois Buhl. I have gotten to know her a bit over the last year or so and the more I hear about what she does, and how she does it, the more I fall in love with her work. It’s thoughtful, well-researched and also very...

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A Strange Business ft. Niels Pugholm (#110)

Greetings and salutations friends, nice to be back for another episode here. Things are cranking along here, you might have noticed that we have started to make some changes, especially on the website. But first, let’s talk about the guest today, Niels Pugholm. We were introduced to him through a captivating artist run space out in Valby, (an outer neighborhood of CPH) called KVADRAT16, and we...

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The Cold Fact ft. Zven Balslev (#106)

We have the fantastic Zven Balslev on today, which has been a long time coming, and we ended up talking about many facets of the art world, having a practice, and about the kind of expectations-slash-priorities you might have. One of the great things about making this show is hearing diverse viewpoints on this mess of making art, and Zven’s view on it is great. It’s one you honestly don’t...

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CHART Art Fair Wrap Up (#105)

We are back again here on the other side of CHART Art Fair with our wrap up from the events this year. It’s a two part episode, with the first part featuring a short discussion with the panel of speakers from one of the Chart Art Talks, namely Peter Pakesch, the chairman of the Maria Lassning Foundation, Shwetal Patel, director of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale, Sofia Hernández Chong Cuy, curator at the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros (CPPC), Hans-Ulrich Obrist, artistic director at Serpentine Galleries, and editor of ArtReview magazine Mark Rappolt. The second part of the show is guested by Helga Christoffersen, curator...

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CHART Art Fair Warm Up (#104)

In honor of our new collaboration with the CHART Art Fair, we have special episode out today, featuring some of the founding galleries and the director of the fair. Through talking with them about the ideas behind the fair and some of the guiding principles, we’ve compiled an oral history of sorts as a warm up to the event, which opens here in Copenhagen on Friday the 1st of September. It’s the 5th anniversary of the fair, and it was tremendously...

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