August 24-October 21, 2012
Nikolaj, Copenhagen Contemporary Art Center, is located in the former Nikolaj Church at Nikolaj Plads in the centre of Copenhagen and functions as the city’s exhibition space for contemporary art.
The Copenhagen Art Festival will open 24. August 2012 with an event-packed programme until 2. September. Hereafter the newly opened exhibitions will continue throughout the autumn. The festival is one of the major presentations of international contemporary art in the region.
The Copenhagen Art Festival presents a multifaceted exhibition programme with art works by Danish and international artists. The festival will take place in the streets and squares of the inner city of Copenhagen and at the major contemporary art centres: Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Nikolaj Copenhagen Contemporary Art Center, Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art, Overgaden Institute of Contemporary Art and Kunstforeningen GL STRAND.
Manifest.AR is an international artists collective that create virtual actions in politically loaded locations, using digital technology (smartphones with a Layar app) to insert controversial monuments and messages. The group has also made unofficial, virtual interventions at MoMA, N.Y., and the biennials of Istanbul and Venice 2011.