Kunst i Aktion/Art in Action

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Jeg har været så heldig at have fået tildelt en sum penge fra kulturministeriet for at lave en sommer activitet som kompensation for tabt arbejde pga corona virussen. Derfor tilbyder jeg Kunst i Aktion i Amager Strandpark ved siden af bunker 5.

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I have been so fortunate to have been awared a sum of money from the ministry of culture to create an activity this summer as compensation for lost opportunities due to the corona virus. I am offering Art in Action in Amager Beach park near bunker 5!

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Følg linket for tilmelding/Follow the link to join:

https://www.facebook.com/events/610729819585276/

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Police recover painting!

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Translation to English below:

Link til dansk nyheds artikel:

“Just before New Year, a painting by artist Leah Robb was stolen from an outdoor installation at Christiania’s entrance. But then the police called this week with some good news.
 
It had been a sad Leah Robb who contacted us in late January and explained that her very distinctive painting, which stood in an outdoor installation at the entrance to Christiania, had been stolen.
 
We wrote about the vanished painting in last week’s newspaper and the police were already on the case.
 
At the start of this week, the case took a new and happy turn.
 
“The police called me and said that the work had been found and I could pick it up from them. So I did so this morning,” says Leah Robb.
 
She had heard via Facebook that an certain person had been seen with the painting under his arm in Christianshavn, and she gave the information to the police.
 
She feared that the thief might have sold the painting on.
 
“But he didn’t. The police found it in his home, and apparently he was absolutely crazy about it. Somehow it is a compliment when someone steals your art. But you shouldn’t steal, and he’ll probably get a fine,” Leah Robb says.
 
She is now considering whether to keep the painting, which has been through so much, at home with herself. For the time being, another of her paintings has taken its place in the installation at Christiania’s entrance.

Written by Hanne Bjørton
 

Stjålet maleri/Painting stolen!

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FERNISERING D.1. NOV KL.16-20 PÅ OSLO PLADS 1

Category Art, Exhibitions

Invitation til Den Friere copy

My Beloved Addict – a new documentary available now

Category Exhibitions, Film

 

My Beloved Addict is a documentary film about my exhibition on addiction and its impact on everyone around it. Dirk Coutuer of Belgium came to Denmark to see my exhibition and make the film. I am grateful.

My Beloved Addict

 

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If this film moves you and you know of a place that this exibition or film could be shown, please do get in touch.

Artikel om Udstillingen på Christiania. Article about Exhibition in Christiania

Category Art, Exhibitions

A local paper covered my exhibition. Here is a link to the article. It is in Danish. See the link below for English translation.

 

Udstilling om stofmisbrug – set med en pårørendes pensel

Amagerbladet translated to English

 

Aktuel Udstilling på Stadens Museum for Kunst, Christiania frem til og med 1. dec.

Category Art, Exhibitions

 

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ENGLISH

(DANSK NEDERST)

Four years ago, with a few red dotted rejections from the Artists’ Autumn Exhibition under the belt, I took a mask and threw myself into the central reservation with a – for me – brave protest action. The road then led to Christianshavns Slotsplads, Kongens Nytorv, Istedgade and further into all sorts of art projects, where art has become a mouthpiece with very direct contact between the artist, the work and an audience. The topics included “war and the refugee crisis”,Social care”, and mental illness.

This year, my current exhibition at Gallopperiet, Christiania, focuses on the world of addiction, because, as a friend of a relapsed addict, the subject has impacted me right into the inner chamber of my heart. The feelings are strong, the colours and the expression are sometimes black, but there is a glimpse of hope to be found in the midst of the darkness.

Experience an emotional roller coaster through an exhibition ranging from painting, sculpture and concept art to a Dialogue corner, where guests can contribute, and an Interactive labyrinth Installation. The installation was made in collaboration with two artists who are recovering after a long period of drug abuse, which almost sucked them into the abyss. Take the journey with them and me into a world where there is more than ample ‘substance’ for reflection.

 

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Dearest Cocaine/Kæreste Kokain 2018.

 

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Gallopperiet 2018.

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Kokain kæreste/Dearest Cocaine. Plaster of paris, expanding foam and clothes. 2018

 

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Seperation/Adskillelsen 2018 (Foto: Mathias Vejerslev)

 

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Labyrinth/Labyrint – Interaktiv Installation 2018  (Foto: Mathias Vejerslev)

 

 

Det Indre Skrig The Inner Scream Oil on Canvas 2017

De Indre Skrig/The Inner Screams. 2017

 

 

 

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Døden/The Grim Reaper. 2018

 

 

Ukendt/The Unknown Oil on canvasbr> 2018

Ukendt/The Unknown, 2018

 

 

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Opløsning/Dissolution, 2018.

 

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Flugtvejen/Escape Route, olie på lærred, 2018

 

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Giv Slip/Let Go. Interaktiv værk

 

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Bønner i Uroen, interaktiv kunstværk, cykelrester/Wish upon a Bean. Interactive artwork. Bike parts. 2018

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For fire år siden, med et par røde prikkede afslag fra Kunstnernes Efterårs Udstilling under bæltet, tog jeg maske på og kastede mig ud i midterrabatten, med en – for mig – modig protestaktion. Vejen førte derefter til Christianshavns Slotsplads, Kongens Nytorv, Istedgade og videre ud i alle mulige kunstprojekter, hvor kunsten er blevet til et talerør med meget direkte kontakt mellem kunstner, værket og et publikum. Emnerne inkluderede krig og ‘flygtninge krisen’, næstekærlighed og psykiske lidelser.

 

I år har min aktuelle udstilling på Gallopperiet, Christiania, fokus på stoffernes verden, fordi, som pårørende til en tilbagefalden misbruger har emnet rørt mig helt ind i mit hjertes indre kammer. Følelserne er stærke, farverne og udtrykket er til tider sorte, men der er et glimt af håb at finde midt i mørkets hvirvl. 

 

Oplev en følelsesmæssig rutschebane igennem en udstilling, der spænder fra maleri, skulptur og konceptkunst, til en Dialogkrog, hvor gæster kan give bidrage, og en Interaktiv Installation. Installationen er lavet i samarbejde med to kunstnere, der er i bedring efter et langt misbrugsforløb, der næsten førte dem i afgrunden. Tag rejsen med dem, og mig ind i en verden, hvor der er mere end rigeligt ‘stof’ til eftertanke.

 

Har du spørgsmål, kan du ringe på 50233126.

Eller maile mig på leah@robb.dk

Link til udstillingens facebook side: https://www.facebook.com/events/246330229359602/

Bemærk at udstillingen er blevet forlænget til og med d. 1. dec.

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Leah Robb

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Plakat til kommende Udstilling/Poster for coming exhibition

Category Art, Exhibitions

Plakat 1 copy

 

Plakaten vil være til salg på Gallopperiet.

The poster will be available at Gallopperiet.

Invitations in English and Danish to up-coming November exhibition.

Category Art, Exhibitions

 

 

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Events under udstillingsforløbet ses her:

Flyer bagside

 

English version

Flyer eng copy

 

Feel free to print these out and share.

 

 

 

Cocaine as lover

Category Art, Creative Process

This sculpture deals with love and betrayal.

 

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It had been a long time since I’d worked with plaster, so I am in the process of remembering…

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Model and form are one. The left arm has been left for later as there is a plan for this one that would make it too vulnerable to do now.

 

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I’m using jute to strengthen the plaster.

 

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Next morning she was ready to be strengthened. I turned her over and put more plaster and jute in the back of the mould because I will not be making a cast from it.

 

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Yet another head bits the plaster. This time I wanted an outstretched neck. All will become clear…