Minister for Culture Jakob Engel-Schmidt, visual artist Hannah Heilmann, Stine Høholt, director of Kunstmuseum Brandts and Søren Kaare-Andersen, CEO of the Bikuben Foundation, will meet for an open conversation about what art means to us as people and society.
The conversation is moderated by Lene Johansen and will take its outset through a talk by Peter
Kirkhoff Eriksen, who is responsible for the Bikuben Foundation’s work with examining the meaning
of art for the people who experience it.
Contemporary art is often in direct and creative dialogue with people and society. This also happens in relation to current societal problems, and the arts hold several interesting takes on how humans can engage in the future of society. During the latest years, many artistic practices have, for instance, examined large questions about climate, environment, identity, gender and our colonial history.
During today’s conversation at Christiansborg the panel will examine and discuss the meaning, value and importance of art for new-thinking developments of society, and how art and artists have a role to play in the complex challenges our world is facing in the upcoming decades.
You will also experience an artwork when the event seeks to revitalize the democratic conversation about art and contribute with new insights in our common debate about how and why art is prioritized in our society.
Wednesday 7. June at 15-17.30
The event is in Danish
1240 København K
Level-free access – yes
Handicap toilet – yes
Free for companion – yes