Posts tagged Performance Art
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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Distrust of Irony ft. Peter Voss-Knude & Merete Jankowski - Recorded Live at Overgaden (#101)

Hello friends, we felt that we owed you another episode before we drift off to summer vacation here, so here we are. Today we have Peter Voss-Knude on the show, this was recorded live at Overgaden together with the director there, Marete Jankowski, who was also a guest on this program back in episode number 75. Overgaden is fantastic exhibition space, and you can...

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Imagine It Good ft. Lena Mech (#90)

Hello friends, welcome back, welcome back. We have a fantastic, if a little different than usual, talk for you today. We are joined by Lena Mech, who works in a grey area between independent game design and art, and we found it to be very compelling to hear about her practice. One could perhaps say that one of the complaints often leveled against the art world is it’s, correct or not, perceived separation from other spheres of life and society. Talking to Lena really highlighted for us some of the opportunities available for...

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Mastering The Art ft. Esmeralda Kosmatopoulos & Sean Naftel (#79)

We couldn’t be more excited to bring you this talk with Esmeralda Kosmatopoulos and Sean Naftel today. They are the masterminds behind the show, Mastering The Art of Contemporary Art, which just had it’s run here in Denmark at Aarhus Kunsthal, and it’s simply fantastic. They created a TV Kitchen in the space, invited a row of artists on, and produced a series of...

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The Human Universe ft. Kirsten Dehlholm (#68)

Today we are joined by Kirsten Dehlholm, the founder and artistic director for the groundbreaking performance group Hotel Pro Forma, who have been staging extravagant and spectacular performances for 30 years in Denmark and abroad. Her group is currently exhibiting their first ever museum style show at GLstrand here in Copenhagen, and it's well worth a visit, especially for...

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