60 pupils (8th grade) in collaboration with international renowned Danish/American photographer Jamil GS (www.jamilgs.com). Adressing issues such as violence against women, genetically modified food, hatecrimes, anxiety and environmental disasters, Europe now and in the future. The result: 11 photographs (1.5m x 1m), presented in a POP UP collaboration Sacrifice Europe (November 2017) at Arken Museum of Modern Art.
DON'T FxxxING LIE TO ME
Art in a post-factual society - 58 pupils created sculptures in clay, plaster and wood commenting on everything from big politics, food industry, global warming, surveillance, refugees, revenge porno, loneliness/anxiety, cyber bullying etc. . "It feels like my freedom is being sucked out of my body," says Emil (14 yrs old) when he talks about surveillance in contemporary society. Using the workshops at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts Schools (KADK) was a tremendous boost in the development of the artwork. The Danish artist Rose Eken (www.roseeken.dk) also gave a presentation of her work during the week. The sculptures were presented at Kunsthal Charlottenborg (October 2016).
SUPER(UNION) in collaboration with SUPERFLEX (www.superflex.net). Symbols, identity and dreams. These are some of the topics that 60 pupils collaborated with SUPERFLEX. Each group created a painting which entailed a national identity and symbols. The students also had a guest lecturer, Designer - Mads Quistgaard (Urgent Agency). All the paintings/nations were all gathered into one super state - SUPERUNION (January 2015).
SCHOOL OF FOS
SCHOOL OF FOS in collaboration with FOS. This years we dragged the students into the poetical and material world of FOS. The students were introduced to the concept of understanding and sensing the world from a rational, irrational and material perspective. Each student group chose a product (a thing) from there photos on there mobile phone. 2D sketch turned into a 3D sculpture and then back to a 2D painting. Work was presented at the local municipality hall (November 2015).
SAVE THE APPLE
SAVE THE APPLE was a regional pilot project in whch students converted the entrance to the local supermarken into an installation focusing on food waste (apples). Research showed that 6 out of 10 bought apples are wasted by consumers. The students developed there own apple juice, pancakes and an art poster with recipes for left over apples (September 2014).