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  • 27 Aug

    14.00 — 14.30

    Talk: Martin Ransby and Jacob Haagen Birch on the creation of artists’ books

    CHART Book Fair

    Join us for a conversation on the making and creation of artists’ books, and the mistakes and failed choices that are an inevitable part of that work. The outset of the conversation will be artist Martin Ransby's (DK) current solo exhibition 081100 at Bladr (DK) and the text Horeunger, dæmoner, floder og bryllupper (Bastards, demons, rivers and weddings) written by designer Jacob Haagen Birch (DK).

    Bladr
  • 27 Aug

    15.00 — 15.30

    Talk: The Difference Is the Same – A Monograph on Albert Mertz

    CHART Book Fair

    With his conceptual and experimental practice, Danish artist Albert Mertz (1920–1990) was one of the central figures in Danish art history. Based on their monograph on Mertz from 2020, Camilla Jalving (DK), Deputy Director of Collections, Research and Conservation at Statens Museum for Kunst, and art historian Christian Hald Foghmar (DK) paint a picture of Mertz's life and practice.

    Strandberg Publishing
  • 27 Aug

    15.45 — 16.15

    Artist Talk & Book Signing: Against God, Against Guns, Against Energy by David Risley

    CHART Book Fair

    Artist and ex-gallerist David Risley (UK/DK) introduces his new book Against God, Against Guns, Against Energy published by At Last Books, in conversation with Mathias Ussing Seeberg (DK), curator at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art. The book presents a collection of Risley’s Gun Store Paintings made for ArtistSupportPledge during the pandemic lockdown.

    At Last Books
  • 27 Aug

    16.00 — 16.45

    Talk: Bjarke Ingels & Shohei Shigematsu; Building for Collections – Creating Museums for the Future

    Courtyard Stage

    World-renowned architects Bjarke Ingels (DK) of BIG and Shohei Shigematsu (JP) of OMA share their thoughts and considerations in designing museums to house the art collections of the future. The talk will touch on their experiences from buildings such as Kistefos (NO) and the Albright-Knox Gallery (NY). It will be moderated by Robert Thiemann (NL), Editor-in-chief, Frame Magazine.

  • 27 Aug

    16.30 — 17.00

    Talk: The 25th anniversary of The Helsinki School

    CHART Book Fair

    On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Helsinki School and its grand retrospective exhibition “New Perspectives Through Photography – 25 years of the Helsinki School” at Taidehalli Helsinki this September, Persons Projects presents its recent publication “The Helsinki School Vol. 6” at CHART 2021. Founded originally as an educational platform, the Helsinki School has since helped establish Finnish photography internationally. A special preview of the exhibition can be seen at Persons Projects’ booth at CHART 2021. In this talk, gallerist Timothy Persons (FI/DE) will present the book with artists Santeri Tuori (FI) and Niina Vatanen (FI).

    Persons Projects
  • 27 Aug

    17.00 — 17.30

    Talk: Andreas Eriksson & Martin Herbert

    The Chapel

    Swedish artist Andreas Eriksson’s practice is highly expansive, encompassing a wide range of media including painting, photography, sculpture, tapestry and installation. Eriksson’s works often appear quiet and understated with a poetic quality which has a lasting effect on the viewer. In this talk Eriksson will discuss his work and practice with Martin Herbert (UK), Art Critic and Associate Editor at ArtReview.

  • 28 Aug

    11.30 — 12.00

    Talk: Danish art from 2000 until today

    CHART Book Fair

    Editor at the Danish newspaper Information, Maria Kjær Themsen (DK), speaks about her book Berørt and its theme, the development of the Danish art scene in the new millennium. Themsen offers insights into the new artistic developments of the past two decades and describes how contemporary art reflects the current conversations about what it means to be human.

    Strandberg Publishing
  • 28 Aug

    12.00 — 12.30

    Talk: Vibeke Tandberg & Lars Bang Larsen

    The Cinema

    Norwegian artist Vibeke Tandberg is best known for her celebrated photographic explorations of the body in relation to identity. In this talk Tandberg will present some of her videos and discuss her work with Lars Bang Larsen, Curator and Co-director at ArtHub Copenhagen.

  • 28 Aug

    13.00 — 13.30

    Talk: Bella Rune & Emily Butler

    The Cinema

    Swedish artist Bella Rune works with sculpture, including performative elements, different materials and techniques, both physical and digital. She is inspired by resource-efficient structures and the construction of the human body. Rune will discuss her work and practice with Emily Butler, Curator at the Whitechapel Gallery (UK).

  • 28 Aug

    13.00 — 13.45

    Artist Talk: Michelle Eistrup & Yvette Brackman on BAT: Bridging Art + Text

    CHART Book Fair

    In this talk, Michelle Eistrup (JM/DK) will discuss the curatorial concept behind the book ‘BAT: Bridging Art + Text’ (2017) with fellow artist Yvette Brackman (US/DK). The three-volume publication is based on the BAT postcolonial seminar and workshop, 2012. It looks into the complex historical and current connections across the globe, presenting more than 50 international artists, scholars, curators, and writers.

    BAT is published by Hurricane Publishing, edited by Eistrup and Annemari Brogaard Clausen. Yvette Brackman is one of the contributors to the book.


    hurricane publishing
  • 28 Aug

    14.00 — 14.45

    Talk: Urban Interventions – The Role of Art, Design and Architecture in Creating New Social Encounters

    The Chapel

    Meet designers Sabine Marcelis (NL) and Fredrik Paulsen (SE), and Simon Lamunière (CH), director of Open House Geneva in a discussion about how design and architecture can intervene in public spaces to create new social interactions. The talk is moderated by Robert Thiemann (NL), Editor-in-chief of Frame Magazine.

  • 28 Aug

    14.00 — 14.45

    Talk: Zven Balslev & Sandra Sundquist on zines

    CHART Book Fair

    Artists Zven Balslev (DK) of CULT PUMP & Sandra Sundquist (DK), artist and organizer of CPH Zine Fest will introduce the wonderful world of zines.



    CULT PUMP
  • 28 Aug

    16.00 — 16.30

    Talk: Collecting for the Future – The Responsibilities of Building and Presenting Collections

    The Chapel

    When collecting art, how do we make sure to encapsulate the cultural significance of the now? And how do we make sure it is not only meaningful tomorrow, but 100 years from now? Janne Sirén, Peggy Pierce Elfvin Director of the Buffalo AKG Art Museum and Tessa Praun, Director of Magasin III in Stockholm will meet with curator Fatoş Üstek to discuss how to approach collecting in 2021 and beyond.

  • 28 Aug

    16.00 — 16.30

    Talk: How do you create a public monument today?

    CHART Book Fair

    Art in the public sphere is a sector where opinions often clash. This has been the case since the mid-1920s, when the New Carlsberg Foundation began its funding of hundreds of decorative projects in public buildings and urban spaces throughout Denmark. Art historian Tom Hermansen (DK), author of the book Hvor folk færdes on artworks in the public space donated by the New Carlsberg Foundation, meets artist Elisabeth Toubro (DK) in a conversation about one of these works: her public monument to the Danish seismologist Inge Lehmann from 2017, located here in Copenhagen.

    Strandberg Publishing
  • 28 Aug

    16.45 — 17.15

    Artist Talk & Book Signing: Juan Hein & Lisbet Nielsen

    CHART Book Fair

    DISKO BAY (DK) will host an artist talk and book signing with artists Juan Hein (DK/ARG) and Lisbet Nielsen (DK), who recently published their first books at DISKO BAY. In the book ‘Clouds and Bombs’ the visual artist Juan Hein has turned towards the realm of technology, mining the digital cloud instead of seeking clouds in the sky. In the age of fake news, the book is asking one simple question; is what you see true or false?


    Fine Art Photographer Lisbet Nielsen is presenting her book ’Siggie’. This personal work is a story of transformation, beauty and complexity combined in a narrative about time, life and dreams told through 48 Polaroid images, captured over 7 years in 1990’s.

    Disko Bay
  • 28 Aug

    17.00 — 17.30

    Talk: Lap-See Lam & Severin Dünser

    The Chapel

    In her work, Swedish artist Lap-See Lam challenges notions of identity and belonging with provocative installations. Through sculpture and VR technology, her work constitutes an expanded anthropological enquiry that explores the fluidity of language, identity and cultural histories. She will discuss her work and practice with curator at the Belvedere in Vienna, Severin Dünser.

  • 29 Aug

    11.30 — 12.00

    Talk: Landmarks – The single-family house in the Golden Age of Danish architecture

    CHART Book Fair

    In the book Landmarks the American architect and writer Michael Sheridan (US/DK) tells the story of some of the single-family houses designed by Danish architects that combined modern architectural influences from the United States and Japan with the finest Danish building traditions, thus creating an architectural golden age in Denmark. Hear Sheridan talk about the houses’ enduring cultural value and popularity.

    Strandberg Publishing
  • 29 Aug

    12.00 — 12.45

    Talk: Gallery Practice – The Role and Workings of Galleries in a Post-Covid-19 World

    The Chapel

    After years of the constant globetrotting of art fairs, museum openings and studio visits, are there any benefits to the new methods that some galleries have adopted during Covid-19, or will we slip straight back into old habits again? Does any of the online stuff actually work? These questions, and others, will be discussed by Co-owner of the newly-opened Copenhagen exhibition space Palace Enterprise, Gitte Skjødt Madsen (DK), Gallerist Börkur Arnasson (IS) of i8 and Art consultant Emily Norton (SE), together with former Gallerist and CHART Co-founder David Risley (DK).

  • 29 Aug

    13.00 — 13.30

    Talk: Janaina Tschäpe & Emily Butler

    The Chapel

    New York-based German artist Janaina Tschäpe works with abstract landscapes that blur the notions of illusion and reality. Referencing her interest in myths, morphology and the mysteries of aquatic states, she has developed a distinctive visual language where organic forms are imbued with a remarkable quality of luminosity. In this talk, Tschäpe will discuss her work and practice with Emily Butler, Curator at the Whitechapel Gallery (UK).

  • 29 Aug

    13.00 — 13.30

    Artist Talk: Johanne Hestvold & Tuva Trønsdal

    CHART Book Fair

    Artist Johanne Hestvold (NO) will discuss her work with gallerist Tuva Trønsdal (NO) who is also presenting Hestvold’s work at Galleri Golsa’s booth at CHART 2021. They will present Hestvold’s new book made in close collaboration with and published by Heavy Books (NO).



    Heavy Books
  • 29 Aug

    14.00 — 14.45

    Talk: Contexts of Practice – The Role of Context in Artistic Practice

    The Chapel

    Co-director of Art Hub Copenhagen, Lars Bang Larsen (DK), Co-owner of henProjects in Stockholm, Jenny Bergman (SE) and Curator at Kunsthall Oslo, Kristian Schrøder (DK/NO) will talk to David Risley (DK) about the importance of exhibition context in artistic practice. Do non-commercial spaces allow more radical, experimental work to be produced and exhibited? How does this change in different international contexts? And are alternative exhibition spaces breeding grounds for commercial galleries or do they stay parallel and separate?

  • 29 Aug

    15.00 — 15.30

    Talk: Tal R, Mamma Andersson & Stephanie Cristello

    The Canteen

    Tal R (DK) and Mamma Andersson (SE) both have illustrious careers as artists but also share a strong appreciation of painting as a medium. Hear more about their individual approaches to paint, their experiences of working collaboratively in the past, and an exciting new announcement, in this conversation moderated by curator and writer Stephanie Cristello (CA).

  • 29 Aug

    15.00 — 15.20

    Talk: Codex Polaris

    CHART Book Fair

    Artist Imi Maufe (NO) of the publishing house Codex Polaris (NO) will give a presentation of the work Codex Polaris has carried out since 2013. At CHART Book Fair, Maufe will talk about collaborative art book projects that seek to create networks and promote books as works of art for Norwegian, Nordic and International artists.

    Codex Polaris
  • 29 Aug

    16.15 — 16.45

    Artist talk: Things in Contemporary Curating by Sidsel Nelund

    CHART Book Fair

    Art theorist Sidsel Nelund (DK) in a conversation about her forthcoming book with Really Simple Syndication Press (DK), Things in Contemporary Curating. The book offers a political history of exhibition-making in the light of the increasing social engagement of artists in the 20th and 21st centuries. In the book, Sidsel Nelund shows how it becomes possible to curate exhibitions which address the problems of contemporary society through artistic and aesthetic means.

    Really Simple Syndication Press