Marshall Cecil interview with Blacklisted

Marshall Cecil’s newest single ‘Beautiful World’

New Single

Contrary to the impression that the title of the track may give you, the newest single from Copenhagen’s moody trio, is a sonic journey through ethereal soundscapes that evoke part melancholia, part satire, and part ritual.

Nikky Sparre-Ulrich’s newest work

Solo Exhibition • Gether Contemporary

Artist Nicky Sparre-Ulrich explores the cross pollination of modernist and Moroccan culture through the exchange and appropriation of artistic style and aesthetics in his newest work ‘Apery.'

V1 Gallery January 2018 group show gallery space

I am a scientist

Group Show • V1 Gallery

V1 Gallery presents a collection of work by 14 New York based artist, curated by artist Sadie Laska, which explores introspection, existentialism, and the self.

Heimatt Spirit Session PR photograph

Spirit Sessions: Heimatt

Live Performance & Interview

In the second instalment of our Spirit Sessions performances, hosted at Copenhagen Distillery, the up-and-coming singer-songwriter Heimatt gives us another look at the title track from his latest album.

Blacklisted Tora Baslev interview about SPLASTIC

SPLASTIC: A reflection on work and process

Performance & Interview

Choreographer Tora Balslev speaks about the work she, and dancer Cath Borch Jensen, did exploring the perceived limitations of the human body and how non-normative bodies affect our perception of what we can and cannot do.

EGA Legionnaire

Video Premier

Talking burnt popcorn, paper airplanes, garage-punk, and giant Danish lizards with one of Copenhagen’s most eccentric bands.

Carlos Delgado’s ‘Faces of the System’

Art Exhibition

The Toronto based visual artist talks about capturing expression in abstract portraiture as a representation of various masks we wear throughout life.

Former Commodity #4 – Tobias Kirstein

Exhibition

Musician and artist Alexander Holm curates another exhibition in his 'Former Commodity' series with guest artist Tobias Kirstein, and we exchanged some words with Kirsten about the process.

The Art of Everyday Life

Artist Exhibition

Our feature writer Helena Sokol visited London’s Frieze art fair to take in the wealth of amazing art and culture along with the bureaucracy and nepotism that rules the art industry.

research photo of the Fanclub performance 'We Are Dancers'

Fanclub Presents: ‘We Are Dancers’

Dance Performance

It’s an evening of the nomadic, as the Copenhagen-based ambulant collective Fanclub joins the now temporarily vagabond Dansehallenre for their latest iteration of We Are Dancers

Volkano 'The Meat Crown Ritual No. 5'

Volkano’s Symbolistic Transformations

Low-Brow Art

Dipping into the lowbrow art stylings of florida-based artist to get the skinny on his work

Scene from Phie Ambo's film 'When You Look Away'

Phie Ambo’s ‘When You Look Away’

Film Review

Talking to the creator of one of the most interesting pieces of independent film that I have seen in the last decade, about restructuring her process and re-writing how she worked with film.

London Frieze review by Helena Sokol

London’s Frieze art fair – The Highs & the lows

Art Fair

Our feature writer Helena Sokol visited London’s Frieze art fair to take in the wealth of amazing art and culture along with the bureaucracy and nepotism that rules the art industry.

Shadow Ray Anders Holst press photo for Blacklisted

Video Premier: ‘Far Away’ by Shadow Ray

Experimental Pop

Forsaking traditional live music structures, Shadow Ray follows more artistic practices in order to explore the limits of studio composition

Erma Fiend feature image

The twisted animations of Erma Fiend

Animation

Talking with the New York based animator whose animated-GIF’s are intentionally walking the line between artistry and entertainment

Foonyap photo by Anastasia Lutz Orozco for interview with Blacklisted

The other worldly sounds of Foonyap

Experimental Pop

Speaking with the Chinese / Canadian song bird about growing up split between two cultures and how a mix of classical training and rebellion has shaped her sound

Bo Christian Larrson in Gallery Eighteen - Photo by Jan Søndergaard

Bo Christian Larsson ‘Light Traps’

Installation Art & Exhibition

Working from intuition, borrowing from nature, and drawing inspiration from Shakespeare, ‘Light Traps’ is another ambitious collection of work from the Swedish artist

Son Ash Andreas Pallisgaard album art - photo for Blacklisted

Son Ash

Album release

Musical aficionado Andreas Pallisgaard takes his years of collaborative expertise and compiles them together of his recent solo album, ‘Easy Listening for the Hearing Impaired.’

Per Bloch portrait by Lars-Schwander

Per Bloch: KOKORO remakes

Album Remake

One year after artist/musician Per Bloch hit the scene with an album that defied logic, he's back at the workbench remaking it into something even stranger.

Eric Nally artwork image for the single 'Ruby'

The life and times of Eric Nally

New Solo Record

From post-hardcore wailing and arena rock prowess, to creating hits with Macklemore, Eric Nally has led a roller coaster life that has culminated in his first upcoming solo album.

Sophie Dupont

Sophie Dupont’s ‘This will also change’

Visual and Performance exhibition

Visiting the studio of performance and visual artist Sophie Dupont to get a before and after look at her newest work, 'This will also change'. Now currently on exhibition at Overgaden.

Tekeraoi am Mananga! Good luck on your journey. Photo by Per Morten Arahamsen

Tekeraoi am Mananga! Good luck on your journey.

Site specific performance

Speaking with Ingrid Tranum Velásquez and Pelenise Alofa (of the Island nation of Kiribati) about their performance and plight of a sinking nation

MESHES rehearse photoshoot for Blacklisted

The rhythm and moves of MESHES

Performance Band

Taking a deeper look at the four-piece collective that is trying to blur the lines between beats, body, choreography and musical composition

AM DeBrincat 'Plum Sleep' detail from the Hello Sunshine collection

AM DeBrincat and her ‘Hello Sunshine” exhibition

Artist exhibition & discourse

After touching down on Danish soil, I spoke with the NY based artist about her newest collection of work she’ll be exhibiting in Malmø.

HVASS artwork for the Album 'Nightlife'

HVASS, ‘Nightlife’, and a Night of Charm

Experimental Rock

Reconnecting with the man behind the experimental indie band to see how their sound and artistic take on music composition has evolved for their new album

Bleach Blondes live at KB18

Bleach Blondes ‘Health’ EP

Sophmore EP release

In a wave of cookie-cutter, 1990's alternative, knock-off bands, Copenhagen's Bleach Blondes slices through the monotony with an EP that pays homage to the era while still maintaining an original sound.

A selected work from Pete Lamberto's Slowroom Contemporary pop-up gallery

Pete Lamberto’s Slowroom Contemporary

Pop up Gallery

Looking into the motivations behind a brave new pop-up gallery and how the creation of art will always lead to more art

Press photo of Jernej Bizjak by Institute 0.1

Institute 0.1

Performing Arts & Choreography

Speaking with choreographer and dancer Jernej Bizjak of Slovenia’s Institute 0.1 about artistic community, funding, and his research into anxiety and powerlessness

Lorenzo Woodrose illustration by J.Scott Stratton

Lorenzo Woodrose

Psychedelic Rock

Talking about the rollercoaster ride of music and rock n’ roll which led the helmsman of Baby Woodrose and Spids Nøgenhat to go back to basics for his latest music project.

Corey Lamb collection for Blacklisted

Entering the void of artist Corey Lamb

Low-Brow Art

Dipping into the lowbrow art stylings of florida-based artist to get the skinny on his work

Willi Dorner: bodies in urban spaces. Photographer: Lisa Rastl

Willi Dorner: Bodies in Urban Spaces

Site specific choreography

Celebrating 10 years of touring the globe, Willi Dorner’s landmark performance-piece is squeezing itself into the tightest spaces of Copenhagen.

Caitlin Hackett’s contemporary mythology

Painting & Illustration

Dipping into the carnal, elegant and ritualistic paintings of Oakland native Caitlin Hackett

Former Commodity #3

Sculpture & Sound Art

In the third installment of the Former Commodity series, we see the exploration of the minute spaces between idea and execution

Snørre from Danseaterlier at Carrierbag Festival

Photos of the Carrierbag Festival

Dance & Choreography

After the premier of their first festival at Dansehallerne, the choreographers of Danseatelier brought it back home for some fun in their own space.

detail of Carla Chan exhibition 'Ashes of Snow' at Den Frie

Carla Chan

Installation Art

The Berlin-based artist talks about her relocation from Hong Kong and her shift from digital medias to analog objects.

Joshua Hagler ‘Missouri Parallels’

Painting

Catching up with Los Angeles-based artist Joshua Hagler before his forthcoming exhibition of new works at Galleri Oxholm

Zeno van den Broek

Installation & Sound Art

Meeting with the Copenhagen-based, Dutch sound artist to speak with him about his cross-disciplinary installation and sound art before his upcoming premiere of 'Panauditum' at Spor Festival

Bellhound Choir at Spirit Sessions

The muddy waters of Bellhound Choir

Singer song-writerer

Sitting down with musician Christian Hede Madsen to talk about his solo project Bellhound Choir and making the transition from metal to blues.

Booka Shade feature Craig Walker

Electronic Music

The dynamic duo from Frankfurt are casting new shadows on the streets of Copenhagen.

Narcosatanicos

Experimental Rock

Talking with the noise rock sextet, Narcosatanicos, about their jazzy riffs over heavy distortion, their origin story, and their writing process

Harry Baker CPH English Poetry Slam

Slam Poetry

I got a chance to verbally spar with the Hampshire slam poet, that's taking the TED talk world by storm, about his rise to success as a wordsmith and his forthcoming performance at the CPH English poetry slam.

Karen Lederer & the evocative life of objects

Painting & Illustration

Two Brooklyn girls have a chat, as our voice in New York, AM DeBrincat speaks with artist Karen Lederer about color, process and everyday objects

Peter Dyreborg interview with Blacklisted

Peter Dryeborg CPH English Poetry Slam

Slam Poetry

I sat down with Denmark's defender of the spoken word, Peter Dyreborg, to speak about his career as a slam poet, and heralding in a new era of modern poetry in Denmark

Håkon Danielsen’s ‘Spejlene’

Painting

Reconnecting with the Norwegian artist to chat about the evolution of his work, and the forthcoming collection of work for Galleri Oxholm.

Amalie Jakobsen ‘Wrongdoers’

Installation Art

Talking about the spaces in between objects, people and color with Danish artist Amalie Jakobsen

Forgotten Friends interview with Just in F. Kennedy

Forgotten friends

Site specific choreography

Getting a little schooling about the history of Caribbean colonialism, while chit-chatting with Berlin-based choreographer Just in F. Kennedy

Sally Santana interview with Blacklisted

Sally Santana

Painting & Illustration

Discovering the print and illustration work of fledgling artist Sally Santana, and speaking to her about what inspires her process

Fritz Kalkbrenner

Electronic Music

The German DJ and Producer Fritz Kalkbrenner returns to Copenhagen to present his newest album 'Grand Départ'

As I Collapse

Performing Arts

Co-founder of Recoil Performance group, Tine Tarpgaard’s brings us her first chapter of choreographic works dealing with ecological sustainability.

The Black Heart Procession

Indie Rock

Exchanging some words with musical icon Pal Jenkins on his 20-year musical career with The Black Heart Procession

Mining the invisible with Kara Rooney

Installation Art

Brooklyn-based artist Kara Rooney speaks about her work, her process and her exploration of sculptural, performative and written works

Methyl Ethel

Saturated hipster-ness

How to put zero effort into an interview while looking like a vapid hipster cliché

The self-reflective paintings of John Reuss

Painting

German/Danish mixed medium painter John Reuss lets us in on his stylistic approach to visualizing alienation and loss of identity

Ann Garner collection of work for Blacklisted

Anna Garner and her slapstick minimalism

Performance Art

Anna Garner in conversation with our partner ArtFile Magazine's Jade Yumang

Strange Ecologies and environmental living

Art Exhibition

As a part of the Strange Ecologies group exhibition at X and Beyond, two documentaries will be screened about the future-vision archetects Eugene Tsui and Paolo Soleri

Elly Smallwood

Painting

Ottawa-born, Toronto-based artist Elly Smallwood's paintings are lushly-painted testaments to a uniquely personal vision.

Ark Books Accursed Growth!

Book Reading and Talk

As part of this year's KBH Læser festival, Ark books has put together an evening filled with guest speakers and reading on the concept of growth

Basco5 exhibition

Basco5 ‘Black Scorpion Gang’

Low-brow Art

With live scorpions, back patches and the deadliest tequila, the Basco5 'Black Scorpion Gang' exhibition at Vess did not disappoint

Former Commodity No.2 with Claus Haxholm

The dynamic duo from Frankfurt are casting new shadows on the streets of Copenhagen.

M.I.L.K interview for Blacklisted

The smooth island R&B styling of M.I.L.K

Interview & Album review

I take myself on a groove tour with Emil Wilk’s as he tells me about his thoughts and process behind his solo musical project M.I.L.K

The Hybrid Identities of AM DeBrincat

Painting

Brooklyn-based artist AM Debrincat takes me on a journey through her concept of Hybrid Identities, which drives the content of her vibrant social commentaries.

An illustration of Jan Sneum for Blacklisted Magazine

Coffee and vinyl with Jan Sneum

Music & Life

Meeting with 70 year old Danish radio icon for a browse through Insula records and some reminiscing over coffee

Rose Eken collection of work for Blacklisted interview

The micro universes of Rose Eken

Micro sculptures

Catching up with a woman who is quickly establishing her mark on the Danish art scene before her last solo exhibition 'CAN' at V1 Gallery.

DANSEatelier in practice

The young choreographers of DANSEatelier

Choreographer collective

DANSEAtelier is collective of artists and choreographers that began as an emergent idea of shared collectivity while attending the The Danish National School of Performing Arts

Polly Bozworth illustration for Blacklisted

Gettin’ down with Boz Bozzers

Illustration

Chin wagging with the English artist and illustrator Polly Bosworth about her unique style of work

john the Houseband photo by Melkorka Sigríður Magnúsdóttir

John the Houseband

Performance Band

Catching up with the cross-cultural, cross-disciplinary performance collective/musical sensation John the Houseband before their performance at this years Works at Work festival

White Horse Collective press photo for 'Trip' enmasse

The White Horse Collective

Danse company

The dynamic duo from Frankfurt are casting new shadows on the streets of Copenhagen.

Eleni Sakelaris lino prints detail

Eleni Sakelaris

Lino-print

The South-Africa born, Athens-based print artist Eleni Sakelaris talks about her life travels and it's effect on her work

The musical personas of Alexander Holm

Collective exhibition and Album release

Sitting down with musician Christian Hede Madsen to talk about his solo project Bellhound Choir and making the transition from metal to blues.

Sebastian Hvass portrait by Camillo Springborg

HVASS debut album ‘The Flowers of Edo’

Post Rock

Talking with a musician who is throwing out all the rules regarding how to compose music.

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Former Commodity #4 – Tobias Kirstein

Musician and artist Alexander Holm curates another exhibition in his 'Former Commodity' series with guest artist Tobias...

Artist Exhibition

The Art of Everyday Life

Our feature writer Helena Sokol visited London’s Frieze art fair to take in the wealth of amazing art and culture along...

research photo of the Fanclub performance 'We Are Dancers'
Dance Performance

Fanclub Presents: ‘We Are Dancers’

It’s an evening of the nomadic, as the Copenhagen-based ambulant collective Fanclub joins the now temporarily vagabond...

Volkano 'The Meat Crown Ritual No. 5'
Low-Brow Art

Volkano’s Symbolistic Transformations

Dipping into the lowbrow art stylings of florida-based artist to get the skinny on his work

Scene from Phie Ambo's film 'When You Look Away'
Film Review

Phie Ambo’s ‘When You Look Away’

Talking to the creator of one of the most interesting pieces of independent film that I have seen in the last decade, about...

London Frieze review by Helena Sokol
Art Fair

London’s Frieze art fair – The Highs & the lows

Our feature writer Helena Sokol visited London’s Frieze art fair to take in the wealth of amazing art and culture along...