February 22, 2022 : 8:00 - 11:00 pm
Exhibitions : 27DAGE
February 22, 2022 : 12:00 - 1:30 pm
Free Lunch Series : Melanie Kitti
On Tuesday 22 February Art Hub is hosting yet another Free Lunch. This time in collaboration with artist Melanie Kitti. The conversation during lunch will be based on Melanie Kitti’s fresco Jag snubblar på en jättestor tår curated by SOL. The fresco is part of the exhibition 27DAGE, which can be experienced at Art Hub throughout February. (For further information on the exhibition, opening hours etc.)
Melanie Kitti has invited conservator Sigrid Ninel Kledal and curator Mai Dengsøe to join the conversation about the fresco.
Admission to the lunch is free, but requires registration. If you wish to attend the lunch, please register via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Sunday 20 February.
There are a limited number of seats.
The conversation will be in Danish/Norwegian and a vegetarian meal will be served.
ABOUT THE ARIST
Melanie Kitti (SE) is a visual artist, poet and curator. She studied at the Oslo National Academy of the Arts, the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen and The Danish Academy of Creative Writing in Copenhagen. She helped launch Destiny’s, a gallery in Oslo, which she still actively runs in partnership with three other artists. In 2021, she founded Abhivyakti, a non-profit, multidisciplinary magazine with exclusively BIPOC contributors. In 2022, she will make her authorial debut with the book Halvt urne, halvt gral, published by the Danish publishing house, Gyldendal.
ABOUT MAI DENGSØE
Mai Dengsøe has studied Art history at the University of Copenhagen and at Humboldt in Berlin. She has worked as a curator at Kunsthal44Møn and currently at Rønnebæksholm. Along with artists Magnus Andersen and Louis Scherfig she is running the curatorial research collective and exhibition space Bizarro in Copenhagen. 2018-2020 she worked as an assistant to Ursula Reuter Christiansen and has written the very first monography on the artist: Poppies Mutate into Bats: a 60-years Expanse of Paintings. Dengsøe has also written articles for magazines such as Periskop and Ny Jord as well as AWARE Archives of Women Artists, Research and Exhibitions.
ABOUT SIGRID NINEL KLEDAL
Sigrid Ninel Kledal, Bac. Scient.Cons/Conservator with special expertise in monumental art conservation from the Royal Danish Academy (2013-2016). Since 2017 she has worked as a sculpture conservator at Kunstkonservering Vest . She is currently on leave to finish her Master in preservation on conservation of water art.