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Videos on art, literature, music, design and architecture - produced by Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark.
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“The artist is only collateral damage.” Happy Birthday John Armleder (b.1948)! Watch Armleder, recognized as one of the leading contemporary Swiss artists, reflect on some of the central events in his life:
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Louisiana Channel Jun 23
“That was my second reason to start following a pig.” Christien Meindertsma, a young star of Dutch design, here discusses some of her socially conscious projects, such as a book charting products made from a pig and sweaters with a personal story:
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Louisiana Channel Jun 22
“I want your attention – I’m a jealous lover.” Happy Birthday to the acclaimed American painter Sam McKinniss (b.1985), who paints portraits inspired by Google images of the juggernauts of popular culture:
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Jerry Saltz Jun 19
A big American/ NY museum had better also be taking this Marsden Hartley show‼️‼️‼️What is *up* with you all!?! I mean this is a no-brained. Maybe cancel a Sean Scully or Kaws show.
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Louisiana Channel Jun 21
“Tuesday I became clouds.” Happy Birthday, Anne Carson (b.1950)! Enjoy this spellbinding performance by Carson, who is heralded as one of the most important contemporary poets in the English-speaking world:
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Louisiana Channel Jun 21
“My big goal is to free the images.” Happy Birthday to the trailblazing visual artist Pipilotti Rist (b.1962), who has continuously explored and exploded the conventions of video technologies:
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Louisiana Channel Jun 20
“I believe literature should always be started from zero. So, I write stories in both languages on purpose.” Watch the prizewinning Japanese author Yoko Tawada on writing in between languages:
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Louisiana Channel Jun 20
"Can we think like a polar bear?” New video – in Japanese, English and German – with one of the foremost Japanese writers, Yoko Tawada, on writing in two different languages and the connection betw. animals & humans:
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Louisiana Channel Jun 19
“I feel very proud to be part of this resistance." Wishing British writer Salman Rushdie (b.1947) a Happy Birthday! In this extensive video interview, he reflects on his book 'The Satanic Verses' and the years of the fatwa:
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Louisiana Channel Jun 18
“For me, it should be a word that’s part of what you do in life, not only as an architect.” Watch the highly influential Mexican architect Tatiana Bilbao on ‘sustainability’:
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Louisiana Channel Jun 18
NEW VIDEO: “I hate the word ‘sustainability’.” Hear the prizewinning Mexican architect Tatiana Bilbao reflect upon one of the buzzwords of contemporary architecture, which she feels should be a natural part of all human activities:
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Louisiana Channel Jun 17
“It was a write or die. If I went, it was like a language was going to go with me,” says writer and artist Douglas Coupland of his almost anthropological approach to writing his iconic novel ‘Generation X’ in our new video:
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Louisiana Channel Jun 16
Wishing (b.1938) – one of the most accomplished contemporary American authors – a Happy Birthday! In this video, she shares her two very different approaches to writing and argues that writing is in fact “a somewhat abnormal state.”:
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Louisiana Channel Jun 15
Video intw. with the acclaimed American painter Dana Schutz, who feels that her paintings come from language and its openness: “Like a phrase or a set of words that can begin to open up a space, that could begin to be a painting.”:
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Louisiana Channel Jun 14
“One’s eye makes things come alive.” Happy Birthday, Jørgen Leth (b.1937)! Experience the much-admired Danish poet, writer and film director in this video where he reads one of his poems & compares writing poetry to performing alchemy:
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Louisiana Channel Jun 13
NEW VIDEO: “The funniest and some of the best writing in the English language is on those one-star hotel reviews on TripAdvisor.” Meet , author of the cult novel ‘Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture’:
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Louisiana Channel Jun 12
“They can continuously make and re-make meaning if they’re any good." Studio visit with the widely praised American painter Dana Schutz, who here talks about the transformative ability of paintings:
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Louisiana Channel Jun 12
NEW VIDEO: New York-based Dana Schutz is widely considered one of the most talented painters of her generation. We visited Schutz in her Brooklyn-studio to talk about the inherent power & potential of paintings:
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Louisiana Channel Jun 11
The human body is the focus of the work by the acclaimed Finnish photographer Elina Brotherus, who uses herself as material. Watch Brotherus present two of her captivating video works:
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Louisiana Channel Jun 10
“Architecture is much more than art. And it is by far more than just building buildings,” says the award-winning architect Diébédo Francis Kéré from Burkina Faso in this video interview about his architectural philosophy:
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