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Zeigen at Nikolaj Kunsthal

benandsebastian are participating in Zeigen. An Audio Tour through Copenhagen, an exhibition curated by Karin Sander at Copenhagen’s Nikolaj Kunsthal. Sander invited the participating visual artists to make a sound piece, any kind of sound, description, reading, music or whatever that would translate their work…

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Dysraphic City at Kunstlerraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien

benandsebastian are taking part in an exhibition organised by resident curators at the Node Center of Curatorial Studies. Exhibition opens on Thursday 22nd August, at 6pm. Press release from Node: DYSRAPHIC CITY Exhibition by Node Center Resident Curators / Vernissage: August 22, 2013, 18.00-22.00 /…

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Homecomings at HORSE

benandsebastian will be participating in an exhibition curated by Cassandra Edlefsen Lasch and Annabelle von Girsewald opening on the 18th of September 2013. The exhibition is inspired by Hreinn Friðfinnsson’s House Project (1974) & Georges Perec’s Espèces d’espaces (1974). Homecomings press release: I would like there…

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‘Substitutes’ at Gallery Etage Projects, Copenhagen

‘Substitutes’ are a sequence of projects by benandsebastian. Each brings the artist duo’s ongoing investigations into fragility, absence and incompletion back to the body through the emblematic form of the chair. The exhibition forms part of benandsebastian’s ongoing ‘Phantom Limbs’ project. The exhibition opens on…

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‘Following the Museum’ at Die Raum, Berlin

benandsebastian are showing their new exhibition, ‘Following the Museum’, at Die Raum in Berlin from the 20th of April until the 9th of June, 2013. ‘Following the Museum’ asks questions about the itinerant identity of an object following the exhibition period: about its transition from…

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‘Completely Dusty’ awarded by Danish Arts’ Foundation

benandsebastian have been awarded for their work entitled ‘Completely Dusty’. The Danish Arts’ Foundation justification for the award is given below: The Committee for Craft and Design has chosen to award a prize to benandsebastian for their work Completely Dusty, which was shown in the…

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benandsebastian receive Niels Wessel Bagge Award

benandsebastian have received an honorary award from the Niels Wessel Bagge foundation. The award ceremony was held at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art on the 27th of November 2012. Niels Bagge (1908-1990 – shown above right) was a Danish dancer, choreographer and collector of contemporary…

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In conversation with Fred Wilson

On the 4th of September, 2012, benandsebastian and Fred Wilson participated in a discussion series at the International Studio and Curatorial Program (ISCP) in New York. From the ISCP’s website: Brooklyn Commons, a new discussion series beginning this fall at ISCP, presents intellectual and artistic pairings…

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ISCP Salon with Rebecca Baumann

On the 21st of August, 2012, benandsebastian and Rebecca Baumann participated in a salon event at the International Studio and Curatorial Program (ISCP) in New York. From the ISCP’s website: Rebecca Baumann Rebecca Baumann will discuss recent kinetic and performance works. Central to her practice…

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