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.

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Enduring Frames

Daisuke Kosugi’s poignant portrait of human illness at Fotogalleriet in Oslo invites reflections on present-day obsessions with physical self-maintenance.

Lions in the Arctic

This year’s instalment of the Nuuk Nordic Culture Festival opened with a call to think outside of the national frameworks that have organised history writing in the Nordic countries.