O—Overgaden is one of the leading non-profit art institutions in Denmark with an irreverent program of emerging local and international voices in contemporary art, displaying around eight grand-scale exhibitions each year from its position in the heart of Copenhagen.
  • Tuesday, Wednesday: 13 – 18h
  • Thursday: 13 – 20h
  • Friday: 13 – 18h
  • Saturday, Sunday: 11 – 18h

Opening
Opening: Helene Nymann + Marie Kølbæk Iversen
26 Aug 2022, 17:00 – 22:00

Marie Kølbæk Iversen: Histories of Predation, 2022. Photo by Laura Stamer

Join us at O—Overgaden when we start the new season with exhibitions by Helene Nymann (DK) and Marie Kølbæk Iversen (DK). The evening will feature a performance by Kølbæk Iversen, exhibition introduction and reading by Nymann, and music by DJ Paydar.

Both exhibitions will unfold the artists’ ongoing PhD projects as large-scale solo shows. O—Overgaden wishes to show how artistic research engages with the world and how it can contribute to highly relevant scientific knowledge. Enjoy two sensuous and thought-provoking exhibitions that question our collective experiences, our notions of time and views of nature – on a planet in ecological crisis inhabited by humans with widely different senses of reality.

Helene Nymann: Kluddermor, 2022. Video, animation, and sound, 11:06 min. loop. Installation view from Knots of Ecphore. O—Overgaden, 2022. Photo: Laura Stamer

PROGRAM:

17h: Doors open

17.30h: Opening speech by Aukje Lepoutre Ravn, O—Overgaden.

19h: Introduction by Helene Nymann to her exhibition Knots of Echpore, including a reading from her correspondence with writer Siri Hustvedt, which will also be published in full in O—Overgaden’s exhibition publication.

20.19h: Marie Kølbæk Iversen performs the song about Adeluds in her exhibition. The song is part of her upcoming album Donnimaar. O Tilli, containing folk songs from the West Jutlandic Heatlands about merpeople.

DJ Paydar floods the dance floor with groovy tunes and O—Overgaden’s bar serves G&Ts and other cold drinks.

22h: Thank you for coming and have a lovely Friday night!