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    • Marina Abramović & Ulay

      A Living Door of the Museum

      Standing naked in the main entrance of a museum, facing each other while the audience passes sideways through the small space. Legendary performance artists Marina Abramović and Ulay share the story behind their poetic work ‘Imponderabilia’.

    • Bill Viola

      Cameras are Soul Keepers

      When video artist Bill Viola was 6 years old he fell into a lake, all the way to the bottom, to a place which seemed like paradise. "There's more than just the surface of life." Viola explains. "The real things are under the surface".

    • David Shrigley

      Everything that is Bad About Art

      "One tends to think of oneself as being somewhat more functional and dynamic than one actually is.” Join the incomparable David Shrigley for a thorough and humorous talk about making art that some people think is absolute rubbish.

    • Ulay

      Under My Skin

      This is the story of legendary artist Ulay, famous for his collaboration with Marina Abramović. As a solo artist in search for his identity, Ulay’s radical works have pushed the limits of photography and performance using his own body as material.

    • Ulay

      Advice to the Young

      “If you want and need inspiration – go behind the central station.” The iconic artist – and self-proclaimed anarchist – Ulay here advises young artists to avoid art institutions and to make works that meet their own needs rather than that of the audience.

    • George Condo

      The Artist at Work

      The mind of American artist George Condo has been referred to as a place where “Picasso meets Looney Tunes.” Watch him at work in his New York-studio where he draws and paints his take on a 19th century painting by Manet.

    • Riad Sattouf

      On 'The Arab of the Future'

      Franco-Syrian Riad Sattouf here discusses his emotionally honest graphic memoir, praised as ”a classic within its genre.” Sparked by the civil war in Syria, it is told from a child’s perspective, humorously balancing between two cultures.

    • Klaus Rifbjerg

      A Little While Longer

      Klaus Rifbjerg (1931-2015) is one of the great masters of Danish literature. In this deeply personal and moving interview from 2013, the writer looks back on his life and literary career, reflecting on what it means to age – and to die.

    • Nicole Krauss

      We Create Who We Are

      Interview with Nicole Krauss about her love for writing and literature in general. The New York Times declared Krauss as one of America's most important contemporary novelists.

    • Sjón

      Let the Reader do the Work

      “When you start as a poet it makes you aware of how few words are needed to bring ideas from one mind to another.” Icelandic writer Sjón is a word-minimalist. Watch him explain why he gives his readers a minimum of words to work from.

    • Nástio Mosquito

      What are You Willing to Die for?

      Angolan artist Nástio Mosquito has been dubbed “the future star of the art world.” He here talks about his invigorating multidisciplinary practice, which investigates universally human characteristics in a teasing, polemic and humorous way.

    • Anish Kapoor & Friends

      Gangnam for Freedom

      Louisiana Channel joined when hundreds of friends attended British-Indian artist Anish Kapoor's studio recording of the 'Gangnam for Freedom'-video in support of Ai Weiwei.

    • Wang Shu

      Architecture is a Job for God

      The Chinese architect Wang Shu’s buildings – a crossover between traditional Chinese culture and large-scale modern architecture – have earned him prestigious awards. “Democracy means a really diverse society,” says the architect in this inspiring interview.

    • Henning Larsen Architects

      Building Ambitions for Society

      "Architecture is the opposite of the coca-cola-principle". Meet creative director of Henning Larsen Architects, Louis Becker, for a talk about building globally with a scandinavian outset.

    • Norman Foster

      Advice to the Young

      Norman Foster, one of the architectural icons of our time, here advises upcoming architects and artists to make sure that what they’re doing is their true desire – if not, they should simply find something else.

    • Margrethe Odgaard

      Colour Diary of New York

      Becoming more aware of your surroundings can “open a new dimension inside as well as outside yourself.” Meet award-winning Danish designer Margrethe Odgaard who has trained herself to register the world through colours.

    • Nick Cave

      The World is my Skin

      Have you ever wished that you could put on a suit which would open up the imagination and take you to the world of your dreams? In this video artist Nick Cave presents his wearable sculptures, the 'Soundsuits', made from discarded everyday materials.

    • Peter Jensen

      The Other Side of Andy Warhol

      An interview with Danish fashion designer Peter Jensen about Andy Warhol's early drawings from the 1950's, which have only recently been discovered.