Opening of exhibition about right-wing extremism by Johan Tirén

Join us for the opening of Swedish artist Johan Tirén’s solo exhibition We’re saying what you’re thinking, which takes a critical look at the rise of anti-immigration, racist, far-right parties in European politics. The opening takes place on Saturday, May 18, 2019, from 2–5 pm and includes a debate and a conversation on artistic and activist counter-moves to the rise of far right, racist, anti-immigration groups in Europe.

Opening program /

14–14:15: Welcome / by CAMPs founders Frederikke Hansen and Tone Olaf Nielsen

14:15–15: Debate / Responses to right-wing extremism

“Never again” / 15 min. presentation by Bwalya Sørensen (founder of Black Lives Matter Denmark)

“Late Fascism, Aesthetics and Class” / 15 min. presentation by Mikkel Bolt (art historian and political theorist, Associate professor at the Department of Arts and Cultural Studies, University of Copenhagen)

Q & A (15 min.)

15–15:15: Refreshments

15:15–16: Conversation / We’re saying what you’re thinking
Artist Johan Tirén, artist Michelle Eistrup, and Tone Olaf Nielsen (Program director of Trampoline House) discuss artistic responses to the advance of far-right, racist, and anti-immigrant groups and parties in Europe

16–17: Johan Tirén answers questions in the exhibition

The event is conducted in English and all are wellcome! Please register here

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