About chart social

Running alongside the main fair is CHART SOCIAL, a program of cultural events exploring the crossover between art, design, architecture, music, performance, and gastronomy. CHART SOCIAL, which is free and open to the public, will take place at Kunsthal Charlottenborg and various other locations around the city leading up to and during the fair. The CHART SOCIAL program is generously supported by The Municipality of Copenhagen.

 

Talks

Talks

CHART Talks 2018 is entitled 'Ownership, Exchange, Theft'.

CHART Talks is programmed by ArtReview and moderated by Mark Rappolt, Editor-in-Chief and Oliver Basciano, International Editor, ArtReview, and Justin McQuirk, Chief Curator, Design Museum, London.

Ownership, Exchange, Theft

 

Is culture something you own or something you share? Can art have both money and morals? Is art a speculative act, and what does this means in a world where ideas of empirical truth have become ever-more slippery?

 

In a series of talks on 1 and 2 September, CHART Talks will discuss issues of access and ownership in the spheres of contemporary art and design in the Royal Academy’s Kuppelsalen at Charlottenborg. The talks are programmed by ArtReview and moderated by Mark Rappolt, Editor, ArtReview, and Oliver Basciano, International Editor, ArtReview, and Justin McQuirk, Chief Curator, Design Museum, London.

 

CHART COURTYARD PROGRAMME

CHART COURTYARD PROGRAMME

The 2018 CHART COURTYARD PROGRAMME will be announced in June.

 

In 2017 the CHART COURTYARD PROGRAMME activated Kunsthal Charlottenborg’s courtyards throughout the entire weekend with live acts, DJs, performances, installations and an opening concert. In 2017 more than 9,000 people attended the opening concert, which is free and open to all.

 

The programme was co-curated by Escho, Frankie Dunn (i-D Magazine), Kasper Bisgaard (smash!bang!pow!) and Kasper Bjørke.

 

The CHART COURTYARD PROGRAMME is presented in collaboration with Tuborg Music and supported by the City of Copenhagen and the Danish Arts Foundation.

 

CHART COURTYARD PROGRAMME 2017:

 

FRIDAY 1 September

16:00 Film Installation: Pilvi Takala, Drive with Care (2013), 13 min video, All day, courtyard 2

16:30 Lorenzo Senni (IT), basement

17:00 Martin Creed (UK), courtyard 1

17:30 Charlie Roberts (US), courtyard 1

18:15 Alex Da Corte (US), courtyard 1 & 2

19:00 Astrid Sonne (DK), courtyard 1

19:30 Elias Bender Rønnenfelt (DK), courtyard 1

20:15 Collider (DK), courtyard 2

20:45 Liss (DK), courtyard 1

21:45 Goss (DK), courtyard 2

22:30 18A (Code Walk + Smerz) (NO / DK), courtyard 2

23:30 Fredo (UK), courtyard 2

24:00 Trevor Jackson Vs. Kasper Bjørke (UK / DK), courtyard 2

01:00 Soleima (DK), courtyard 2

 

SATURDAY 2 SEPTEMBER
12:00 Film Installation: Pilvi Takala, Drive with Care (2013), 13 min video, All day, courtyard 2

14:00 Small White Man (DK), courtyard 1

14:00 Lorenzo Senni (IT), basement

15:30 Performance: Francesco Pedraglio (IT), Italian Staircase

16:00 Performance: Katharina Grosse & Stefan Schneider, Kuppelsalen

17:00 Lorenzo Senni (IT), basement

18:00 Khalil (Posh Isolation) (DK), courtyard 1

18:30 Christian d’Or (DK), courtyard 1

19:00 Irrelevant Bitch 101 (DK), courtyard 1

20:00 Ellis May (DK), courtyard 1

21:00 Summers (DK), courtyard 1

 

SUNDAY 3 SEPTEMBER

12:00 Film Installation: Pilvi Takala, Drive with Care (2013), 13 min video, All day, courtyard 2

13:00 Performance: Merike Estna, Red Herring, courtyard 2

 

 

 

Architecture competition

Architecture competition

Each year students from leading Nordic architecture schools are invited to enter the CHART ARCHITECTURE competition to create unique pavilions for the courtyard at Kunsthal Charlottenborg.

The CHART Architecture competition, a key element of CHART SOCIAL, is a platform for young Nordic architects to explore and challenge the crossover between art, design and architecture. Five finalists selected by this year’s judges will design pavilions to house gastronomy partners and SPACE10 in the courtyard at Kunsthal Charlottenborg during CHART.

 

The concept in 2018 is OPEN-SOURCE and challenges participants to unfold the potential of open-source content through modular design and cross collaborations, creating a platform for aesthetic experimentation and reusable design.

 

The judges for CHART Architecture 2018 are:

 

Bjarke Ingels, Architect & Founder of BIG Bjarke Ingels Group
Beatrice Galilee, Curator of Architecture & Design, The Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art
benandsebastian (Ben Clement & Sebastian De La Cour), Artist-duo
Simon Frommenwiler, Architect and Co-Founder of HHF Architects
Thomas Lommeé, Founder and Partner of OpenStructure and Infrastructure
Susanne Ottesen, Owner of Galleri Susanne Ottesen and Co-Founder of CHART

 

The winners of the CHART Architecture 2018 competition are:

 

FRAME

Architect students Malte Harrig and Vitus Karsten Bjerre and art-photography student Katrine Hoff has collaborated on the FRAME pavilion, which is inspired by art transport and can be packed flat.

 

OPEN RESOURCE

The architect students Dennis Andersson, Mikkel Møller Roesdahl and Xan Browne creates the OPEN RESOURCE pavilion with the desire to convey the aesthetic potential of recycled plastics. The Pavilion will host CHART’s primary cocktail bar in collaboration with Belvedere Vodka.

 

The Many Chairs Pavillion

Art student Sofia Luna Steenholdt, architect student Joachim Makholm Michelsen and architects Emil Bruun Meyer and Casper Phillip Ebbesen are collaborating to create The Many Chairs Pavillion by using residual materials from CNC produced open source chairs: 72 chairs, one pavilion, zero-waste. Paté Paté will be in The Many Chairs Pavillion.

 

Tight Knit

Architect student Jan Sienkiewicz and textile design student Uta Sienkiewicz makes use of traditional craftsmanship scaled to a knitted pavilion where Rouge Oysters will be found.

 

Cloud 9.0

Architect Sean Lyon is behind Cloud 9.0, which is a physical manifestation of the “Open Source” concept and combines the idea of infinite knowledge in a strict physical form. The Pavilion illustrates the Internet’s infinite knowledge bank through the “cloud”. The Pavilion is further developed in collaboration with SPACE10.

 

The five pavilions will be shown during CHART from 31st of August to 2nd of September, and a special award for best pavilion will be awarded on September 1, 2018.

 

CHART Architecture is kindly supported by Realdania, FOSS, Dreyer Foundation, The City of Copenhagen and the Danish Arts Foundation.

Chart Emerging

Chart Emerging

In 2018 CHART EMERGING will present a new exhibition in various spaces at Kunsthal Charlottenborg and the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, curated for the second year by Helga Christoffersen, Curator at the New Museum, New York.

In 2017 CHART Emerging presented the exhibition I AM OUR COMMON PRONOUN, curated by Helga Christoffersen. The exhibition takes its title from I Civil (2012), a book by the Danish writer and artist Amalie Smith, which considers the body as a porous container of shards that connect and separate us from the world and each other. This exhibition shares Smith’s exploration of the self in contemporary life: how it is constituted through language — and by extension all modes of representation — and how, therefore, it can also be expanded or broken down in an effort to express identification, empathy, love, and belonging.

 

Through the work of eleven emerging artists and collectives living in five Nordic countries, this exhibition traced experiences, experiments, and propositions for imagining the self in contemporary society as something constructed and broken apart by networked culture, migration, increased isolation, and gender fluidity. The exhibition presented works that depart from a rigorous self-examination, in which the body is considered a form akin to others; it may function as a medium, thought of in terms of sculpture and/or performance, as a way to consider what it means to identify with the needs, desires, and suffering of others.

 

Last year’s edition of CHART EMERGING was the first public component of a three-year long research project on emerging artists in the Nordic countries, initiated by Christoffersen as a response to CHART’s invitation to organise CHART EMERGING 2017. ‘Emerging’, in this project, refers to artists, who, having completed the formal educational phase of their development, have recently put forth a distinct position within the larger artistic landscape. ‘Emerging’ therefore does not refer to an age as much as a budding moment of artistic development.

 

I Am Our Common Pronoun was produced through extensive research and travel in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden; it is meant to amplify thematic resonances which emerged between the work of this group of artists. The exhibition, therefore, is not a regional survey, rather, it points to a specific set of concerns. A larger survey of emerging artists in the Nordic countries, which also extends from this research, will follow in book format and as an online resource, forming the next phases of this project.

 

The artists include Nanna Abell, Sigurður Ámundason, Zoe Barcza, Mira Eklund, Artor Jesus Inkerö, Yassine Khaled, Helene Nymann, Eirik Sæther, Vidha Saumya, Amalie Smith and the collective consisting of Josefin Jussi Andersson, Klara Ström,and Hannah Wiker Wikström.

 

CHART EMERGING is supported by Aage og Johanne Louis-Hansens Fond, A.P. Møller og Hustru Chastine Mc-Kinney Møllers Fond, The Augustinus Foundation, Finlands kulturinstitut i Danmark, Frame Finland, The Nordic Council of Ministers, The Nordic Culture Fund, Norwegian Embassy in Copenhagen, The Obel Family Foundation, Office of Contemporary Art Norway and SALTS Basel.

 

Click here for more detailed information about the exhibition and the artists

 

 

Special Art projects

Special Art Projects

SPECIAL ART PROJECTS for CHART 2018 will be announced in June.

In 2017 CHART SPECIAL ART PROJECTS included CORPUS X CHART, CHART X HAY, a poster project by the renowned French artist Laure Prouvost, and installation by British artist Martin Creed at the Mads Nørgaard store and major exhibition in collaboration with Copenhagen Contemporary and the City of Basel.

 

 

CHART X KGL TEATER

 

Fall is a new work created by choreographer Martin Forsberg and artist Christian Falsnaes, conceived to be performed by an audience together with dance company Corpus as part of CHART’s collaboration with the Royal Danish Theatre. The structure and concept of Fall reflects the collaborative nature of this project, as it invites a random audience to join a group of six professional dancers to create a performance together. Falsnaes will lead the audience through a choreography developed in collaboration with Forsberg, centered around the act and sensation of falling. Falling is an effective dramatic resource that enables an awareness of the weight and structure of ourselves as singular cells and as part of a collective; a unity built upon an encounter of disparate actions.

CHART X HAY

 

HAY and CHART ART FAIR have joined forces to launch a new series of artists posters. The series is curated by CHART and includes works by contemporary artists participating at CHART. Together, HAY and CHART hope to make art available to a wider public. The artists include Laure Prouvost; Anna Reivilä (Gallery Taik Persons); Geoff McFetridge (V1 Gallery); Malin Gabriella Nordin (Gallery Steinsland Berliner); John Kørner (Galleri Bo Bjerggaard); Richard Colman (V1 Gallery); Anna Bjerger (David Risley Gallery) and Charlie Roberts (David Risley Gallery). HAY will launch the posters during CHART ART FAIR, 1-3 September 2017, at Kunsthal Charlottenborg, and in HAY stores around the world. Through this collaboration HAY and CHART hope to make art available to a wider public.

 

 

LAURE PROUVOST

 

The French artist and Turner-prize winner Laure Prouvost is the artist behind the large scale public art project evolving in the streets of Copenhagen since Monday, 7 August. Laure Prouvost’s provocative work Look Behind the Curtain is a large-scale public art project with of 2.000 posters, billboards and balcony banners, which are exhibited in the streets of Copenhagen. For this project, Prouvost created a new series of 12 artworks in oil on paper that depicts tactile body parts combined with enigmatic phrases that contradict our traditional expectations that art must express grand existential concerns. Instead the artist makes use of layered stories, surreal humour and word games, inviting the viewer into a private narrative within a playful installation that expresses the simple joy of creation. Involving the citizens of Copenhagen, 30 residents with balconies facing a public street are taking part in the art project.

 

 

MARTIN CREED X MADS NØRGAARD

 

Award-winning British artist Martin Creed has installed two looping sound pieces in the dressing rooms of Mads Nørgaard’s women’s department. Work No.401 Blowing a raspberry and Work No. 412 Laughing transform the intimate action of trying on clothes into an absurd and humorous sensual experience.

 

 

EX SITU. SAMPLES OF LIFEFORMS

 

A Kassen
Martin Erik Andersen
Alan Bogana
Tacita Dean
Roni Horn
Lauren Huret
Dominique Koch
Lena Maria Thüring
Keith Tyson
Hannah Weinberger
Pedro Wirz

 

In 2017, CHART presented Ex Situ. Samples of Lifeforms in collaboration with Copenhagen Contemporary and the City of Basel, which comprised an international group exhibition with artists and works addressing the constantly changing conditions of forms of life on planet Earth. At a time of accelerating transformations in global ecosystems, humans and other animals leave and lose their natural habitat. The exhibition reflected the unruly state of migrating species trying to adapt to a new world where nature, culture and technology are inextricably entangled and enmeshed.

 

The expression ‘ex situ’ means ‘off-site’ or ‘out of place’. It is used by conservation biologists for the preservation of fauna and flora in man-made environments. The show’s starting point was to rethink the art space CC, which was housed in a large post-industrial box – similar to a water tank – on the harbour of Copenhagen. During the show the site took on an appearance that is somewhat similar to an aquarium or, broadly speaking, a so-called vivarium, i.e. a shelter for an artificially recreated environment, submarine or otherwise.

 

New and existing large-scale installations as well as smaller, more intimate works explored a variety of organic and inorganic forms, such as the life cycle of jellyfish or the routines of a shipping crew on a freighter. Other works engaged with the necessary conditions of life such as soil and, more prominently, water in an era marked by water reserve depletion, acidification of the oceans, rising sea levels, and mass extinction as well as the migration of people and species. The works in Ex Situ put conditions and forms of life on display for the visitors to contemplate, similar to the way we look at an aquarium.

 

The exhibition was the result of a cultural partnership between the City of Basel, CHART, Copenhagen Contemporary and the Swiss Embassy in Denmark.

 

Four curators – Alice Wilke and Claire Hoffmann (Basel), Jannie Haagemann and Toke Lykkeberg (Copenhagen) – created this exhibition in collaboration, which primarily features newly produced works by highly accomplished and upcoming artists from Swiss and Nordic contexts.

 

CHART X BASEL X CC

Ex Situ. Samples of Lifeforms⎪01.09.2017-26.11.17

[embed]https://vimeo.com/239432658[/embed] A Kassen Martin Erik Andersen Alan Bogana Tacita Dean Roni Horn Lauren Huret Dominique Koch Lena Maria Thüring Keith Tyson Hannah Weinberger Pedro Wirz   In 2017, CHART is pleased to present Ex Situ. Samples of Lifeforms in collaboration with Copenhagen Contemporary and the City of Basel: An international group exhibition with artists and works addressing the constantly changing conditions of forms of life on planet Earth. At a time of accelerating transformations in global ecosystems, humans and other animals leave and lose their natural habitat. The exhibition reflects the unruly state of migrating species trying to adapt to a new world where nature, culture and technology are inextricably entangled and enmeshed.   The expression 'ex situ' means 'off-site' or 'out of place'. It is used by conservation biologists for the preservation of fauna and flora in man-made environments. The show's starting point is to rethink the art space CC, which is housed in a large post-industrial box - similar to a water tank - on the harbour of Copenhagen. During the show the site takes on an appearance that is somewhat similar to an aquarium or, broadly speaking, a so-called vivarium, i.e. a shelter for an artificially recreated environment, submarine or otherwise.   New and existing large-scale installations as well as smaller, more intimate works explore a variety of organic and inorganic forms, such as the life cycle of jellyfish or the routines of a shipping crew on a freighter. Other works engage with the necessary conditions of life such as soil and, more prominently, water in an era marked by water reserve depletion, acidification of the oceans, rising sea levels, and mass extinction as well as the migration of people and species. The works in Ex Situ put conditions and forms of life on display for the visitors to contemplate, similar to the way we look at an aquarium - except here we are no longer on the outside but inside of it.   The exhibition is the result of a cultural partnership between the City of Basel, CHART, Copenhagen Contemporary and the Swiss Embassy in Denmark.   Four curators - Alice Wilke and Claire Hoffmann (Basel), Jannie Haagemann and Toke Lykkeberg (Copenhagen) - have created this exhibition in collaboration, which primarily features newly produced works by highly accomplished and upcoming artists from Swiss and Nordic contexts.