Code Art Fair

Rune Bosse & ThinkingHand

Rune Bosse & ThinkingHand, both based in Copenhagen, are among the exciting artists to take part in this year’s free program at Code Art Fair, ArtReActs, presenting both a large-scale installation and a performance entitled In, Around and All In-Between. The performance takes place Friday, September 1, at 17.00. In our new video, you can see how they invited us to their hidden, laboratory-like studio at a closed down military airbase west of Copenhagen to talk about how their interest in nature and the surrounding world turns into art. Explore the full ArtReActs program here. The ArtReActs program is curated by Irene Campolmi and has been generously supported by Det Obelske Familiefond and Statens Kunstfond. Video by I DO ART Agency. 

Hassan Khan evening concert

On Friday, September 1 at 8PM the world-renowned Egyptian artist and winner of the Silver Lion Award at this year’s Venice Biennal, Hassan Khan, will give a public concert at Copenhagen Contemporary in the Copenhagen city center. The concert is a part of Code Art Fair’s free program with films, talks and performances, ArtReActs. The program is curated by Irene Campolmi and supported by The Obel Family Foundation and The Danish Arts Foundation. Watch the video where Irene Campolmi met Hassan Khan for a stroll in central Copenhagen.

Opening concert by Peter & The Danish Defence

  On Thursday, August 31st from 19-20 the Danish artist Peter Voss-Knude / Peter & The Danish Defence will perform a free opening concert open for all. The concert is a part of Code Art Fair’s free program with films, talks and performances, ArtReActs. The program is curated by Irene Campolmi and supported by The Obel Family Foundation and The Danish Arts Foundation. Watch the video about the upcoming opening concert, where Peter Voss-Knude visits Antvorskov Barracks.    

“ArtReacts” – Code Art Fair’s Free Film, Talks & Performance Program

In July, Code Art Fair released an extensive artistic program open for all.

Code x Young People’s Art Lab events at Code Art Fair 2017

This year, Code Art Fair and ULK Art Labs – The National Gallery of Denmark’s social and creative community for young people – invite everyone to join a series of art meditations and an arts darts tounament on a green, sunlit lawn by the fair’s entrance.  The events will be held in Danish. Location: In front of the fair’s entrance. Date & Time: Saturday, September 2nd, 11 AM – 6 PM. Free Facebook event Read more about Young People’s Art Lab here.

List of Exhibiting Artists to Participate at Code 2

Explore the list of artists presented at Code Art Fair's second edition.

List of Galleries 2017

Code Art Fair is proud to announce the list of galleries participating in the 2017 edition.

Now open for applications

Code Art Fair is now welcoming gallery and artist applications for its ambitious 2017 edition in Bella Center Copenhagen, Code 2. Deadline for early bird application: April 4, 2017 Find out more and apply

Code Art Fair’s 2nd Edition – Five Things to Look Forward To

The second edition of the new Scandinavian international art fair, Code 2, returns to Bella Center from 31 August to 2 September 2017, with a special event day of performances held in the heart of Copenhagen on Sunday, 3 September 2017. Here are five noteworthy features of the upcoming fair.   New Curatorial Team Code 2 is curated by an international team consisting of Caroline Bøge, art advisor and former gallery director at Nils Stærk, and Saskia Draxler, co-owner of Nagel Draxler Gallery (founded 1990 as Galerie Christian Nagel), based in Berlin and Cologne, Germany. Irene Campolmi, PhD Fellow from Aarhus University/Louisiana, independent curator and researcher, will curate the 2017 Film, Talks, and Performance Program. Continuing Code’s mission to showcase exceptional art in Copenhagen, this year’s team will curate a selection contemporary art galleries from all over the world, presenting artworks by internationally established and emerging artists. Talks, Film and Performance Program Art ReActs is the title of the 2017 Code Art Fair Talks, Film and Performance Program. It explores how artistic and curatorial practice reacts to social, political, ecological and technological changes, creating new structures and reinventing the existing ones. By responding to the world’s changes creatively, art plays an active role, and conceives new languages to communicate and contexts to inhabit. The Film Program will consist in daily screenings projected in a large-scale movie theatre located at the fair. Sections of this program will be arranged and co-curated in collaboration with leading

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