All articles by Jacob Lillemose

Hipster Modernism

The new Hilma af Klint inspired collection launched by the fashion company Acne is clever and stylish, but also reflects a facile and cynical faith in what fashion can do.

The Networked Body

Sandra Vaka Olsen’s exhibition at Rolf and Olga Nowotny’s new venue in Copenhagen is a sleekly appetising and challenging philosophical reflection on a new phenomenological condition.

Art and prostitution

John Kørner’s paintings of women prostitutes are filled with creative energy at the formal level. But the energy doesn’t always carry across to the political level.

Recently published

Nordic News Weekly – May 24th

The first edition of the Oslobiennalen opens, Ai Weiwei sues Danish car company, Saskia Neuman becomes director of Market Art Fair, and other news from the Nordic art field.

It’s Up to Us Now

Ways of Seeing is theatre with a political agenda, raising awareness by looking at a protected and privileged world from a position on its margins.

Dark Inheritance

In her beautiful sci-fi noir installation at the Danish Pavilion in Venice, Larissa Sansour asks what the memory of national identity means once a tsunami has washed away everything.