D I M E N S I O N – POP-UP CONFEDERATION OF ARTISTS

01.10.2016 - 06.11.2016
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Exhibition by 131 artists in The Library Hall 1 October – 6 November 2016.

The idea of ​​the exhibition is to present the work of a POP-UP confederation of established, professional artists from Denmark’s southern islands and the metropolitan area, who will be temporarily involved in a new, conceptual, collaborative project for an exhibition.

The basis of this new confederation of artists is two art collections of works by artists who were active in the 1930s and 1940s, both in Copenhagen and Denmark’s southern Islands, in a number of different artists’ associations and groups.

The artists of the southern islands made their début in the early 1930s at the Artists’ Autumn Exhibition and went on to have permanent exhibitions in Copenhagen: for example, at the Charlottenborg Spring and Autumn Exhibitions. The catalogue for the 1947/48 Charlottenborg Exhibition of Artists from Denmark’s Southern Islands had an introduction by Olaf Rude.

Acclaimed artists of today engage in dialogue with an art collection from the 1930s and create a new DIMENSION

131 artists from current and former confederations/groups of artists have been invited to be part of a POP-UP confederation of artists, entitled DIMENSION, in the Library Hall of Copenhagen’s Round Tower. Here they will encounter an exhibition of 150 works from the art collections, ‘Painters of the 1930s-1940s from Denmark’s Southern Islands’.

Each member of the ‘DIMENSION Confederation of Artists’ will choose a work from the art collections and then create his or her own work on the basis of the chosen work’s DIMENSION.

The word “DIMENSION” can be interpreted as: size, time, place, aspect and vertical/horizontal historical perspective. This paves the way for an open-ended, visual artistic journey in DIMENSION. The working method is entirely up to each individual artist. Each artist will add his or her own work to the exhibition during the exhibition’s run. In other words, the construction of the DIMENSION exhibition will be an on-going process. Every day, something new will be created at the exhibition.

The exhibition is supported by the Guldborgsund Visual Arts Council and the Copenhagen Visual Arts Committee and Culturalfund.

Participating artists:

Al Masson, Alba Enstrøm, Allan Axelsen, Ana Maria Galmez, Anders Bonnesen, Ann Louise Overgaard Andersen, Anna Lindgren, Anne Dubois Aarsland, Anne Gudrun Sejersen, Anne Marie Ploug, Anne Straarup, Annelise Kalbak, Annesofie Sandal, Annette Agerlund Papsø, Anni Fiil, Bendt Ulrich Sørensen, Bertil skov Jørgensen, Birgit Brænder, Birgitte Lund, Bjørn Poulsen, Bo Karberg, Bodil Brems, Brian Severin Rasmussen, Carina Jo Sivager, Charlotte Bergmann Johansen, Charlotte Grum, Christina Bredahl Duelund, Christina Hamre, Claudio Bannwart, Claus Egemose, Claus Handgaard Jørgensen, Danny Severin Rasmussen, Dorte Buchwald,  Ebbe Laurs Sørensen, Eduardo Soza, Ellen Hyllemose, Elsebeth Karen Møller, Erik Rasmussen, Espen Brandt-Møller, Eva Kobberrød, Eva Werber, Finn Andersen, Gay Christensen, Giancarlo Cavaletti, Gunnar Bay, Hanne Ravn Hermansen, Heine Klausen, Helle Witte Christiansen, Henning P, Henriette Camilla Hansen, Henrik Bruun, Henrik Mene, Jacob Borges, Jan Kiowsky, Jan Wessel, Jeanette Land Schou, Jens Bohr, Jens Brink, Jesper Dalgaard, Jesper Palm, Jette Ellgaard Kristensen, Joachim von Westen, Karen Land Hansen, Karin Lorentzen, Karina Mosegard, Karl Stampes, Kerstin Bergendal, Kirsten Howalt Skovfoged, Kirstine Vaaben, Kit Kjærbye, Kit Kjølhede, Kristian Sverdrup, Lars Grenaae, Lars Heiberg, Lars Pryds, Lis Nogel, Lise Nørholm, Lone Høyer Hansen, Lotte Agger, Lotte Tauber Lassen, Maria Wæhrens, Martin Askholm, Mette & Kristoffer Glyholt, Mia Nelle Drøschler, Michael Dunk, Michael Fischer, Mogens Nørgaard, Nanna Starck, Nina Maria Kleivan, Ole Bach Sørensen, Ole Holm, Parul Modha, Pernille Kløvedal Helweg, Peter Holck, Peter Stuhr, Peter Tinning, Pia Fonnesbech, Poul Esting, Rasmus Danø, Rikke Mangelsen, Ronald Burns, Siri Kollandsrud, Sminke Käszner, Sophia M. Seitz-Rasmussen, Sophie Hjerl, Steen Møller Rasmussen, Stig Weie, Stine Barr, Susanne Helweg, Susanne Pedersen, Susanne Thea, Svend Danielsen, Søren Ankarfeldt, Søren Martinsen, Thomas Fleron, Thomas Kolding, Tine Hecht-Pedersen og Pontus Kjerrmann, Titika Røtkjær, Torgny Wilcke, Ulf Berg, Vicky Steptoe.

Painting above: Axel Halldin, Painter (1899-1983) – Ward K, Nykøbing F, 1936

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