Lutz Henke in conversation with Uri Gordon.

Please be aware of the changes listed below

Santiago Sierra in conversation with Uri Gordon

Saturday September 3rd, 2016 at 3pm at Nikolaj Kunsthal in Copenhagen

On the occasion of his exhibition Black Flag at Nikolaj Kunsthal, Spanish artist Santiago Sierra will be in Copenhagen on September 3rd, 2016. At 3pm Nikolaj Kunsthal and a/political will be hosting a conversation between Sierra and anarchist theorist Uri Gordon. The conversation will take place in the exhibition itself. Philip Howe from a/political will join the conversation afterwards as producers of the Black Flag project.

All welcome but limited seating. Tickets 50 Kr. Read more about the exhibition at Nikolajkusnthal.dk

Contributors:

Santiago Sierra was born in Madrid in 1966 and lives and works in Mexico City. He has had solo exhibitions throughout most of the world, among these at KunstWerke in Berlin, MACBA in Barcelona, Deichtorhalle in Hamburg, Museo Tamayo in Mexico City and MoMA PS1 in New York, and he has also participated in the Biennales of, among others, Venice and Busan.

Uri Gordon is a lecturer in politics at Nottingham University, and co-convenor of the Anarchist Studies Network. A long-term environmental and anti-war activist, he holds a DPhil from the University of Oxford and is the author of “Anarchy Alive!” (Pluto Press) and other works on contemporary radical politics and theory. His work has been translated into 13 languages.

a/political is a non-profit organisation, collaborating with artists who work within a socio-political framework. a/political, initiate, produce and tour large-scale projects worldwide. With offices based in London, a/political opened The Foundry in 2014 as an experimental art space, hosting ambitious projects outside the controls of the contemporary art market. Artists are invited to produce large-scale work in the neighbouring factories.

Please be aware of the changes listed below:

Santiago Sierra has unfortunately been forced to cancel his participation at our event today at 3PM due to unforeseen circumstances. The event will still take place. Due to Santiago Sierra´s cancellation the event will be free.

Instead, you can experience German curator Lutz Henke, who has worked closely with Santiago Sierra on the Black Flag project, in conversation with the Israeli anarchist theorist Uri Gordon. Philip Howe from a/political will join the conversation.

URI GORDON
Uri Gordon is the author of “Anarchy Alive!” (Pluto Press) and other works on contemporary radical politics and theory in what he has called “the age of collapse”. His work has been translated into 13 languages. Gordon is a lecturer in politics at Nottingham University, and co-convenor of the Anarchist Studies Network. A long-term environmental and anti-war activist, he holds a DPhil from the University of Oxford.

LUTZ HENKE
Lutz Henke is a curator and cultural scientist. He also conceives and produces art projects and interventions in close collaboration with artists, such as the expeditions to the North and South Poles for Santiago Sierra’s Black Flag project.