ONLINE-SYMPOSIUM

PHOTOGRAPHY PLAYERS: DANISH PHOTO-ART SCENE

Fri/Sat, Jan 29/30, 2021

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Online Gallery Talk with Torben Eskerod, Celina Lunsford und Alison Nordström

from January 29, 2021

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Online Symposium

PHOTOGRAPHY PLAYERS: DANISH PHOTO-ART SCENE

Friday, January 29, 2021, 6 pm

Saturday, January 30, 2021, 2–7 pm

Venue: Online events at FFF Website, FFF YouTube and ZOOM.



ONLINE SYMPOSIUM SCHEDULE


Friday, January 29, 2021, 18.00 (CET)

Online Gallery Talk with Celina Lunsford, Alison Nordström and Torben Eskerod

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Saturday, January 30, 2021

PART 1 from 14.00–16.00 (CET)

Moderation: Sabine Königs


14.00–14.20: Introduction Ambassador Susanne Hyldelund, Torben Eskerod, Celina Lunsford, Alison Nordström

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14.25–14.45: Sarah Giersing on The National Collection of Photography at the Royal Danish Library 

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14.50–15.20: Jens Friis on KATALOG and Danish photography books

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15.25–15.40: Inuuteq Storch presents his own work

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15.45–16.00: Wrap up Q/A with Sarah Giersing, Jens Friis, Torben Eskerod and Inuuteq Storch


PART 2 from 17.00–19.00 (CET)

Moderation: Sabine Königs


17.00–17.20: Fryd Frydendahl talks about her own work

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17.25–18.10: Presentation “Soil Studies” with the artists Veronika Geiger, Ditte Knus Tønnesen, Lotte Fløe Christensen, Inuuteq Storch & the curators Beate Cegielska and Kirstine Autzen 

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18.15–18.45: Photographic Education in Denmark with Fryd Frydendahl, principal of Fatamorgana

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18.45–19.00: Wrap up Q/A with Beate Cegielska, Kirstine Autzen, Fryd Frydendahl, Veronika Geiger, Ditte Knus Tønnesen, and Lotte Fløe Christensen 

Contemporary photographic art from Denmark is the focus of the FFF online symposium PHOTOGRAPHY PLAYERS: DANISH PHOTO-ART SCENE on January 29/30, 2021. The event, which is hosted in cooperation with the Royal Danish Embassy in Berlin, and the Danish Ministry of Culture, includes talks and presentations with curators, artists and editors. 

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On Friday, 29 January, 18.00 (CET) Celina Lunsford, artistic director of the FFF, Alison Nordström, international curator and art scholar, and the Danish photographer Torben Eskerod will discuss in an Online Gallery Talk the making of and concept behind the current FFF exhibition FINDINGS. TORBEN ESKEROD. Curated by Alison Nordström, the show is installed, and it will open at the end of the current lockdown to be seen until May 09, 2021. This talk will be streamed online on the FFF YouTube channel and here on the FFF website.


On Saturday, 30 January, 14.00–19.00 (CET) the online zoom event will take place in two sessions and will be opened live by the Danish Ambassador to Germany, Susanne Hyldelund. The research librarian and photography curator Sarah Giersing will follow presenting The National Collection of Photography of the Royal Danish Library in Copenhagen. Photography expert and publisher Jens Friis will give insights into the Danish photo book scene and KATALOG, one of Europe’s longest running photo-art magazines. 

Various photo and film artists such as Inuuteq Storch, Torben Eskerod and Fryd Frydendahl will be highlighted, giving the creative evidence of their work, the curators Beate Cegielska, director of Galleri Image in Aarhus, and Kirstine Autzen will talk about the collaboration between exhibition makers and artists, using the current exhibition “Soil Studies” as an example, with some of the participating artists such as Lotte Fløe Christensen, Ditte Knus Tønnesen, Inuuteq Storch and Veronika Geiger. Furthermore, artist Fryd Frydendahl, will talk about photographic education in Denmark, with an emphasis on her new position as the principal of the photo school Fatamorgana in Copenhagen.


The online symposium DANISH PHOTO-ART SCENE is part of the accompanying programme of the exhibition FINDINGS. TORBEN ESKEROD and also of the FFF format PHOTOGRAPHY PLAYERS. INTERNATIONAL SPECIALISTS FEATURING UPCOMING TALENTS.

Teaser for Online Symposium “Photography Players: Danish Photo-Art Scene”, January 29./30., 2021

    Special thanks for the support of the symposium go to the project partners Royal Danish Embassy in Berlin, the German-Danish Year of Cultural Friendship 2020, the Danish Ministry of Culture, the Hessian Ministry of Science and the Arts and BoConcept Frankfurt.

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