We are now working towards starting an art program at Skogen and we warmly welcome everyone to spend an afternoon discussing this together with us. The event will start off with a lecture by Jakob Jakobsen.
Lecture by Jakob Jakobsen on alternative education followed by Q & A.
Jakob Jakobsen is a visual artist, activist and organiser living and working in Copenhagen. Among his long-term projects are the Copenhagen Free University (2001-2007) (copenhagenfreeuniversity.dk) and the Infopool network in London (2000-2009)(infopool.antipool.org/). He was co-founder, and the first chair, of the UKK (Young Art Workers) in Denmark 2002-2003 and has, in recent years, been involved in organising seminars and protests on workers/migrants rights and autonomous spaces in Copenhagen. He is co-founder of tv-tv, a local activist television station in Copenhagen 2004 and initiator of Fri Klasse, an urban school project in Copenhagen, 2005-2006. He has contributed to exhibitions at Kunstihoone, Tallinn; Witte de With, Rotterdam; Casco, Utrecht; Wattis Institute, San Franscisco; Shedhalle, Zürich; Insa Art Space, Seoul; Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore; Whitechapel Art Gallery, London; Munchen Kunstverein, Munich; Rooseum, Malmö; Tramway Gallery, Glasgow; John Hansard Gallery, Southampton; Wiener Secession, Wien; Louisiana, Humlebæk, et al. In January 2017 he opened a new space in Copenhagen called Hospital Prison University Archive (hospitalprisonuniversity.net) that is hosting socialised and autonomous research projects.
We invite everyone for a vegetarian dinner.
Annika Lundgren & Johan Forsman moderates a discussion from the idea of starting an alternative education at Skogen. How would this be organized? What kind of school would be needed today.
No fixed price – we welcome volontary donations for food and program.