Galleries 2017 | Apply for a booth

Apply for a booth



Code 3, Code Art Fair’s third edition to take place in 2018, receives applications from all international primary market galleries. Galleries are encouraged to apply with solo presentations or a maximum of three artists in a booth size 28 sqm or smaller. Presentations with more than three artists acquire a larger booth. Only submissions with a motivated and defined curatorial concept will be taken into consideration.

Film Program

Applying galleries can also apply with a film/video as part of our four day long films program. The selected contributions will be screened at least once during the fair in the venue’s grand cinema hosting up to 650 viewers. Please describe the project in the application form and email images and the artist’s CV in one pdf to: The films are selected by the Code 3 curatorial committee. If the film is admitted, it will be included in the program at no extra cost for the applicant.


Galleries can also apply with installations. Installations can be exhibited either in- or outdoor at the fair or as site-specific projects in the city of Copenhagen. Large-scale installations are possible. Please describe the project in the application form and email images and the artist’s CV in one pdf to: The installations are selected by the Code 3 curatorial committee. If the installation is admitted, it will be included in the fair at no extra sqm/area cost for the applicant. Handling of the installation is to be paid by the gallery, however, special terms can be negotiated.

Booth structure and lighting

The fair architecture consists of booth sizes, all 4 or 8 meter deep. Smallest booth 4 x 4 = 16 sqm. Larger booths can offer the possibility to a ‘walk-through’ -booth from aisle to aisle. Wall elements are 3000mm and the distance from floor to ceiling is 25 meters. Lighting in truss over booths are included. Apply with preferred booth size. Please note that the glass ceiling offers moving daylight during all the opening hours.

For any questions, please contact Project Manager, Anne Emilie Ølgaard, at

We look forward to receiving your application.

Deadline for early bird discount application: 

March 16, 2018

Deadline for last applications for remaining stands: 

May 31, 2018

Participation Package

The participation fee and booth rental fee includes the following:

  • Exhibition space
  • 3-meter high white walls on minimum 2-3 sides of booth. Corner booths might require an open or partly open side
  • Spotlights in truss
  • Electricity socket 220V/1,3 KW on booth if acquired
  • Cleaning
  • Signage (1 sign per booth)
  • Private exhibitor lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free Coffee during build-up
  • Free truck assistance during first hours of take down
  • Code Art Fair VIP Program and exclusive VIP lounge
  • 2 free seats at VIP dinner Thursday night. Registration needed.
  • Nomination of  international collectors for a free 4* hotel accommodation in Copenhagen.
  • Free tickets or electronic invitations to gallery’s collectors
  • Special hotel and shipping offers


Wednesday August 29

8 AM-midnight: Installation

Thursday August 30

Final installation in the morning

VIP Preview & Official opening, hours TBA

Friday August 31

Opening hours TBA

Saturday September 1

Opening hours TBA

Sunday September 2

Opening hours TBA – Take down

Monday September 3

Take down

Selection procedure

The selection is carried out by Code Art Fair’s curatorial committee. The results will be communicated as soon as possible after the application deadlines. The reasons for the selections will not be stated.

Curatorial Committee 2018

Caroline Bøge is a Danish art historian and the owner of 2112 Art Advisory that consults private and corporate collections. Caroline has an extensive knowledge and experience in the art world and market as she works closely with private clients, companies, galleries, museums, and institutions worldwide. As the former director of Copenhagen-based Nils Stærk gallery Caroline has planned and participated in several major international art fairs including the highly prestigious Art Basel.

Saskia Draxler is the co-owner of Nagel Draxler Gallery (founded in 1990 as Galerie Christian Nagel), based in Berlin and Cologne, Germany, representing artists such as Kader Attia, Mark Dion, Andrea Fraser, Martha Rosler, Joelle Tuerlinckx, and Heimo Zobernig. She has written on contemporary art in various media and taught at CAFA (Central Academy of Fine Arts), Beijing and Hubei Institute of Fine Arts, Wuhan.

Julie Leopold Alf, Head of Code Art Fair.


Code Art Fair Stand rental – Euro 195 pr. sqm

Participation fee – Euro 675 (only to be paid if the application is approved)


  • Early bird discount equal to the value of 5 sqm will be deducted by application before deadline March 16, 2018.
  • Foreign galleries will receive an additional discount of 10% on the booth rental (sqm price).
  • Booths larger than 100 sqm receive a discount of 10 sqm.
  • Young Gallery Prime Booth. For galleries of 5 years and younger. 4 X 7 M = 28M2 – Euro 3.995. No further discounts to this special price.
  • Editions Booth. Lithographies and prints. 4 X 4 = 16 m2 – Euro 2.595. No further discounts to this special price.


The participation fee is only due to payment if the application is approved.

Euro 675 excl. VAT is due by April 2, 2018 and

1. rate 50% of booth rental due May 25, 2018

2. rate 50% of booth rental due July 11, 2018

Please fill out and submit the application form in the link below. Following supporting documentation such as description of your presentation or concept accompanied by images with captions and artist biographies must be attached as one pdf document in the form below, or alternatively emailed as one pdf document to Julie Leopold Alf at

The application is binding.


Please note: All fields are required.
Your information will not be shared between third parties.

For Code 3For Code EditionsFor Code Modern

The gallery also applies with:



195€ per m² + participation fee 675€. Prices are ex. 25% Danish VAT

For information about discounts please see Application terms and conditions

28 (4x7)sqm32 (4x8)sqm36 (4x6) sqm40 sqm64 (8x8) sqm

Other size?

Young Gallery Prime Booth(only 28m2)

Editions Booth(only 16m2)

The gallery’s presentation:

The gallery will present the following artist/s at Code

Motivation or concept for participation in Code

Which art fairs has the gallery participated in during 2017 and 2018?