Creativity in Crisis
Posted by Sebastian on Feb 14, 2009
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If you're in Copenhagen before March 15, don't miss the exhibition 'Til Vægs' (To The Wall) at Kunsthal Charlottenborg.

The recently appointed acting Director Maria Gadegaard was asked to take over amid a turbulent time when there was basically no budget as well as an empty calendar and exhibition space to fill out.

Consequently she turned the problem into an opportunity and invited 40 local artists and asked them to paint and draw directly on the walls, thereby avoiding expenses for travel, transportation, insurance, materials etc. Paint was sponsored by Dyrup (a paint manufacturer) thus further reducing costs.

The result is impressive - like walking through an overdimensional visual book with every page offering something new - and the exhibition has received tons of much needed public as well as critical acclaim.

Image: Snapshot of Ida Kvetny's piece. 2005-2015 - Powered by Movable Type 3.31.