danish.global.culture.talks

Debating art & culture in the age of Covid-19
NordicLA partnered with Kunsten Museum of Modern Art Aalborg to create a series of panel talks, debating art and culture in the age of Covid-19.

danish.global.culture.talks - Debating art & culture in the age of Covid-19

Emerging out of an urgent need to debate the meaning and relevance of culture and art in an ever-changing global context, NordicLA and Kunsten Museum of Modern Art Aalborg partnered to curate and organize a series of panel talks, debating art and culture in the age of Covid-19.

The panel sessions, featuring leading artists, business people, and thinkers from Denmark and abroad, looked at how art and culture will, or can transform the way we perceive the world in a time of crisis, and help us overcome, understand, and move on from the Coronavirus.

Speakers:

Gitte Ørskou– Director (Moderna Museet, Stockholm), Bjørnstjerne Christiansen – Artist (Superflex), Anders Byriel – CEO (Kvadrat), Troy Conrad Therrien – Curator (Architecture and digital initiatives, The Guggenheim Museum), Marc-Christoph Wagner – Editor (Louisiana Channel), Christiane Vejlø – Futurist and digital analyst (Elektronista Media), Bo Stjerne Thomsen – Vice President (LEGO Foundation), Ryan Gander – Artist, Karen Wilkinson – Director (The Tinkering Studio, Exploratorium, the museum of science, art and human perception in San Francisco), Nikolaj Nyholm – Founder & Chairman of the Board (Astralis Group), Simon Kvamm – Artist (Nephew, De Eneste To, Hugorm), Janne Villadsen – Development- and Communications Director (Heartland Festival)

Hosts:

Lasse Andersson – Director (Kunsten, Utzon Center), Kristian Riis – Founder & CEO (NordicLA)