Louisiana Channel trailer

Louisiana Channel trailer

Impressions from Louisiana Channel which produces videos on the arts featuring interviews, reports, etc. with artists.

Louisiana Channel is a non-profit video channel for the internet launched by the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in November 2012. Each week Louisiana Channel will publish videos about and with artists in visual art, literature, architecture, design etc. Louisiana Channel has the aim of disseminating knowledge of art and informing the public about the importance of art to society.

Artists in the video in order of appearances: Jonathan Meese, Henning Mankell, Pipilotti Rist, Patti Smith, Ai Weiwei, Nicole Krauss, David Hockney, Bill Viola, Peter Zumthor, Yayoi Kusama and Ugo Rondinone.

Music by Moby.

Produced by: Martin Kogi and Marc-Christoph Wagner, 2012.

Supported by Nordea-fonden

  • Ian McKeever

    Mystery to the Viewer

    “I am trying to take the sense of speed out of the visual world of looking.” Interview with renowned British artist, Ian McKeever.

  • Richard Serra

    On 'Porten i slugten'

    Richard Serra is one of the world's most significant sculptors. In this video Serra presents one piece and reveals how he approaches an assignment in order to create the extraordinary experience for the viewer which is his trademark.

  • William Kentridge

    How we make sense of the world

    "There is a desperation in al certainty. The category of political uncertainty, philosophical uncertainty, uncertainty of images is much closer to how the world is", says South African artist William Kentridge in this video presenting his work.

  • Keith Tyson

    A pattern of mystery

    When British artist Keith Tyson was 13 years old he took apart his computer and “it was a complete mystery how it worked”. Even though he understood programming, the interconnectedness of everything was like a labyrinth, he says.

  • Patti Smith

    Banga - acoustic version

    The title song from Patti Smith’s recent album 'Banga' performed live by Patti Smith and Lenny Kaye at the Louisiana Literature festival August 2012. Banga is named after a dog in Bulgakov’s novel ’The Master and Margarita’.

  • Sarah Sze

    The meaning between things

    ”A sculpture is constantly growing and dying at the same time. It is a parallel process of construction and deconstruction.” Meet contemporary artist Sarah Sze in her New York studio.

  • Herta Müller

    How could I forgive

    ”Reconciliation? How can I reconcile with a regime? It's a huge machine. Each person was the dictatorship itself.” Interview with German-Romanian writer Herta Müller, who received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2009. If you only see one interview with her, it must be this one!

  • Chimamanda Adichie

    Beauty does not solve any problem

    I am drawn to the beauty of sentences, Nigerian writer Chimamanda Adichie confesses in this interview. Nevertheless it is important to keep a distance to your characters.

  • David Hockney

    Photoshop is boring

    In this video David Hockney meditates on the concept of seeing. On depicting spring, on Picasso's owl that thrills us, on Photoshop and on why magazine images today are so dull - and on the similarities between seat belts and bondage.

  • Robert A.M. Stern

    The Limestone Jesus

    "Buildings should not look like Lady Gaga. I think it is much more exciting to enter into a dialogue with the past" says the acclaimed American architect Robert A.M. Stern in this video presenting 'The Limestone Jesus'-building, 15 Central Park West in New York.

  • Humberto Campana

    A material flirt

    Did you ever dream of design with a sense of Brazilian sensuality and playfulness? Meet Brazilian designer Humberto Campana from the renowned Campana brothers design team in this short video, where he shares his inspirations.

  • Wim Wenders

    Advice to the young

    “Do what nobody else can do except for you.” Such is the unflagging advice from German filmmaker Wim Wenders, who in this video gives us his take on how to become a successful artist.