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Videos on art, literature, music, design and architecture - produced by Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark.
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“It’s the ghost of the sun wandering the sky at night.” Watch the acclaimed German writer Daniel Kehlmann talk about the Moon, which he finds both comforting and slightly disconcerting:
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The Moon is really a “fake sun” according to German writer Daniel Kehlmann: “The Moon pretends to be the sun, but it’s not, and it pretends to have its own light, but it doesn’t. Its light is stolen from the sun.” Find out more:
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Louisiana Channel Sep 19
“I create works with the perspective of admiration for nature. I believe that my job is to convey the richness of nature to viewers.” Happy Birthday to the Japanese artist Nobuo Sekine (b.1942), whose amazing sculptures defy gravity:
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Louisiana Channel Sep 18
“We are really poor animals – we’re able to ask, but we're too stupid to get the answer.” New video w. artist Alicja Kwade, who through her gravity-defying sculptures tries to answer the same questions as science & philosophy:
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Louisiana Channel Sep 18
Join us as we visit the praised Polish artist Alicja Kwade in her Berlin-studio. Kwade talks about her beautiful work, which represents her ongoing fascination with time, space and gravity:
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Louisiana Channel Sep 17
According to the commended American artist Trevor Paglen, spaceflight was developed “to deliver nuclear missiles to the other side of the planet.” Find out more in this video where he talks about his project ‘The Other Night Sky’:
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Louisiana Channel Sep 17
“You’re on the right track if you’re excited about what you’re doing.” Happy 50th Birthday ! Watch the British visual artist share his best advice for aspiring artists:
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Louisiana Channel Sep 16
Enjoy this video of the praised writer Taiye Selasi reading from her widely acclaimed debut novel ’Ghana Must Go’ (2013) – a profound, emotional story of family betrayal, transformation and love:
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Louisiana Channel Sep 15
”A strong woman is not something I find remarkable, it’s something that I find normal.” Wishing Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie a Happy Birthday and sharing this video w. the acclaimed Nigerian writer on the power of writing against violence & war:
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Louisiana Channel Sep 14
Happy Birthday to the Pritzker prizewinning Italian architect Renzo Piano, known for celebrated buildings such as The Shard. In this in-depth biographical video he explains why it’s okay “to steal” as long as you give something back:
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Louisiana Channel Sep 13
The praised American artist Tom Sachs builds space crafts from plaster and plywood, sending make-believe astronauts to Mars or the Moon. Find out how he does it in this new video interview:
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Louisiana Channel Sep 13
“You don’t build a rocket without wanting to understand if God exists.” Meet the acclaimed artist Tom Sachs, who has created his own elaborate space program which sends pretend astronauts on a fictional filmed journey to outer space:
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Louisiana Channel Sep 12
Enjoy this visually stunning new video intw. w. the legendary Japanese artist Hiroshi Sugimoto. He here describes the out-of-body experience, which later culminated in his photographic series of the sea and its horizon:
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Louisiana Channel Sep 11
“When you look up at outer space there’s the Moon and the stars. But on the surface of the Earth, the farthest place people can see is a sea horizon.” Watch the highly acclaimed Japanese artist Hiroshi Sugimoto on his ‘Seascape’ photographs:
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Poets & Writers Sep 10
“Everybody feels ashamed when they write. It’s a shameful practice.” Zadie Smith on the positive aspects of shame in writing
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Louisiana Channel Sep 10
Watch artist Jesper Just talk about his spectacular cross-disciplinary performance ‘Interpassivities’ – an audio-visual experience combining ballet dancers, a border fence & Sonic Youth bass player Kim Gordon:
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Louisiana Channel Sep 4
New video interview with the acclaimed American artist Trevor Paglen, who here describes his fascinating quest to try to capture what the world really looks like by revealing all the unregistered “space junk.":
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Louisiana Channel Sep 4
"I'm very cranky about space." Watch the praised artist Trevor Paglen talk about his intriguing project, which tries to track and photograph all the unseen, secret objects that are in orbit around the Earth, “moving through the night sky.”:
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Louisiana Channel Sep 3
“Art is always political in a way, and not, at the same time. I think maybe it’s free from making clear statements." Watch the exceptional video artist Mika Rottenberg present her intriguing video installation ‘Cosmic Generator’.:
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Louisiana Channel Sep 2
Meet artist Nina Saunders who plays with the familiar by twisting it in surprising ways. She here discusses her humorous yet disturbing work – made from discarded upholstered furniture and stuffed animals – which comments on our world:
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