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Danish Art Workshops – Selected Projects

-An exhibition platform for art and design in Denmark’s largest workshop building

In the many specially equipped workshops, professional artists and designers can apply for residency to develop their ideas and produce large and complex works with support and sparring from skilled professionals. Here lies the root of large amounts of the art and design we see today; here new talents on the art and design scene are born.

It seems only natural that the Danish Art Workshops during 3daysofdesign opens up the house and shows 10-15 projects, created in the perfect setting for development and innovation. Normally, the old warehouse is closed to the public, but for 3 days, 12 – 14 June 2024, the building functions as a showroom for selected projects, developed at least partly in the building during the last 5 years.

Open Call

Are you a professional artist and/or designer, do you have a project that was created at the Danish Art Workshops that is said to be both original, bold and experimental?

-Then you can apply for an exhibition space at the Danish Art Workshops – Selected Projects under 3daysofdesign. You get 5 free m2 in one of Christianshavn’s most beautiful studios, located a few meters from the canal on the way out to Refshaleøen, which presents unique venues with original design too.
If your project is suitable for it, it can be exhibited outdoors.

Your participation will be marked in the 3days programme, in the press material, and special tours will be arranged for Danish and international press.

Application

What?
Exhibition space for 3 days on the Danish Art Workshops’ joint exhibition platform: Danish Art Workshops – Selected Projects.

Who?
Artists and designers who have worked at the Danish Art Workshops within the last 5 years.

Your Application Must Contain
Sketches and/or pictures of the exhibition object. Description of the concept and the thoughts behind it. Description of manufacture and materials, dimensions and weight. Description of suspension / setup, if possible. Motivation for participation and expectations of the benefits of participation.
Collect all the info in one pdf.

Requirements for the project
Your project must be original and focus on sustainability. If it has been shown before, it must be specified how, where and to what extent.

The project must reflect a feeling for material and tactility and be visually strong. We select projects based on degree of detail, understanding of materials and artistic execution.

Requirements for participants
You must be present during most of the exhibition period and take questions from the press and other visitors. You are expected to be present if special screenings are arranged outside the programme.

You provide insurance yourself if deemed necessary. You participate in the communication efforts and stand up for interviews, talks and photoshoots.

Evaluation
You are expected to report to the Danish Art Workshops on the effect of the exhibition, including your own assessment of the effect, the number of visitors, the quality of professional contacts, etc.

Application deadline: 10 january 2024 at midnight.

You will receive a response to your application within 3 weeks of the application deadline.

Danish Art Workshops – Selected Projects is supported by the Danish Arts Foundation and the Augustinus Foundation.

Photo: Louise Sass at the Danish Art Workshops

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