Copenhagen Contemporary (CC) is pleased to present Ex Situ. Samples of Lifeforms in collaboration with CHART and City of Basel: an international group exhibition with artists and works that address the constantly changing conditions of forms of life on planet Earth. At a time of accelerating transformations in global ecosystems, humans and 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.
International Archives 2nd half of 2017
Copenhagen Contemporary (Denmark)
The expression "ex situ" means "off-
New and existing large-
Artists: A Kassen, Martin Erik Andersen, Alan Bogana, Tacita Dean, Roni Horn, Lauren Huret, Dominique Koch, Lena Maria Thüring, Keith Tyson, Hannah Weinberger and Pedro Wirz
Four curators—Alice Wilke and Claire Hoffmann (Basel), Jannie Haagemann and Toke Lykkeberg (Copenhagen)—have created this exhibition in collaboration, which features works by highly accomplished and upcoming artists from Swiss and Nordic contexts.
The exhibition is the result of a cultural partnership between the City of Basel, the Swiss ambassador in Denmark, CHART and Copenhagen Contemporary.
LIAF and NNKS receive operational support from the Arts Council Norway, the counties of Finnmark, Troms and Nordland, and the municipality of Vågan.
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Exhibition 01 September -
Lauren Huret, Deep Blue Dream (swamp version), 2015/2016. Video, HD, Pal, 1920 x 1080 px/p, 26 minutes looped. Courtesy of the artist. Photo: Hunter Longe.