Wednesday Lectures - the contemporary art scene here and now

This autumn Schools of Visual Arts and Kunsthal Charlottenborg launches a public lecture series that gives an insight into what is going on at the contemporary art scene right now and at the Schools of Visual Arts and Kunsthal Charlottenborg

The lecture series has been developed in collaboration between the Schools of Visual Arts and Kunsthal Charlottenborg. The lectures are based on current themes, artists and exhibitions and takes place every Wednesday at 5 pm at Kunsthal Charlottenborg from October 14. to Dec. 9 . Kunsthal Charlottenborg is also open in the evening at Wednesdays.

The lecture series is initiated by artist Nanna Debois Buhl, featuring among others Mario Perniola, Italian professor of aesthetics, and closed by the director of the Hamburger Kunstverein Bettina Stein Bruges, who will introduce the American artist and experimental filmmaker James Benning's art.


October 14:
Nanna Debois Buhl, artist: Donkeys, earthquakes and night hikes - on her own work of art

October 21:
Angelo Plessas, artist: Internet Phychogeography - on his own work of art
Host: Sanne Kofod Olsen

October 28:
CinemaCopain Artists: in arbeit / w toku / en construction / lavori in corso - Screening with an introduction by Professor Angela Melitopoulos

November 4:
Mario Perniola, Italian professor of aesthetics: Who is an 'artist'? Tree answers
Host: Carsten Juhl

November 11:
Debate: American Pictures – who owns the truth? 
Panel: Tine Fischer (director CPH:DOX), Jacob Holdt (photographer), Adam Holm (journalist), Michael Thouber (director Kunsthal Charlottenborg), Søren K. Villemoes (journalist) og Anders Østergaard (documentary film director) 
Moderator: Thomas Buch-Andersen (tv host, DR2 Detektor)

November 18:
No lecture

November 25:
Adam Jasper, Post.doc. on Eikonos Institute in Basel: No Drums or Spears: Art, artifacts and the politics of exhibitions
Hosts: Cecilie Skov and Sanne Kofod Olsen

December 2:
Frank Koolen, artist: Hunting Luck - on his own work of art. In connection with the exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Roskilde.
Host: Sanne Kofod Olsen

December 9:
Bettina Steinbruegge, director of the Kunstverein Hamburg and curator:
Decoding Fear: On the relationship between technology, the notion of liberty and radicalization in the work of James Benning
Host: Angela Melitopoulos

Welcome to Charlottenborg in the fall!