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CHART EMERGING - "THE CURVES OF THE WORLD"


  • Kunsthal Charlottenborg, København Nyhavn 2 København, 1051 Denmark (map)

"The Curves of the World” is an ambitious exhibition programme curated by Mette Woller that consists of a physical exhibition at Kunsthal Charlottenborg, a series of performances and talks taking shape as a TV-Kitchen show. The Curves of the world is the first edition of CHART EMERGING, a collaboration between CHART ART FAIR and the School of Visual Arts, The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts to promote aspiring, young artists.

"The Curves of the World" exists as an independent exhibition program hacking into the official CHART program. CHART presents “the now” and "The Curves of the World" suggests “what’s next?”.

With a point of departure in the Science Fiction genre CyperPunk, “The Curves of the World" exists as a parasite that hacks into the system of CHART ART FAIR 2016 – not as much to criticize the art fair as to stress its values and its structure. The project exists as a collateral programme that investigates parallels between the futuristic cooking manifestos of the 30s and the new Nordic food traditions.

By sampling CyperPunk with Futurism, Viking traditions with Sci-Fi, fetishism and pop culture "The Curves of the World" flips and reverse the apocalyptic origin of CyperPunk by fusion the past and the present to suggest a positive future.

Contributors are:
Miles Adjavon (DK) | Emilie Alstrup (DK) | DUEN – The Danish Youth Ensemble (DK) + with Signe Lykke (DK)| Dorota Halina Gawęda (PL) & Eglė Kulbokaitė (LT) | Honza Hoeck (DK) |
Amelia Höy (US/DK)| Carl Palm (SE) | Anna Margrethe Pedersen (DK) | Karin Mørch (DK) | Cæcilie Trier (DK) | YEARS (DK) | Young Boy Dancing Group (AR, CH, DE, HR, NL, SE) I Søren Aagaard (DK).

CHART ART FAIR is the leading Nordic art fair for Contemporary Art based in Copenhagen and the first in Denmark to focus exclusively on contemporary art. Its fourth edition takes place from August 26 - 28 2016 at Kunsthal Charlottenborg.

Earlier Event: August 25
BRUCE NAUMAN
Later Event: August 26
CHART ART FAIR 2016