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DIAS in public space

DIAS is present. We show up when you least expect it.  Keep an eye out for DIAS in your public space!


Digital art in the Metro

During Copenhagen Art Week you can experience digital art on your way through the city's underground by the artists Lars Arrhenius, Wayne Siegel and Nuleinn. At all times of the day you can follow Lars Arrhenius' 24-hour animation video 'Cuckoo Clock' or dance through Wayne Siegel's interactive soundwork 'Drowning/Burning'. You can also jump on to the Metro on August 26 and 31 and join in Nuleinn's live performance 'Parasit'. We drive from the airport at noon and 5 pm. Keep an eye on our additional live programme and remember that you can get much more digital art on your trip by visiting the 'art to go' page. 

August 25 to September 3, 2017
Digital art on the metro - visit the stations Frederiksberg, Forum, Nørreport, Kongens Nytorv and Lergravsparken
Live program in the metro 26.8 at noon and 31.8 at 5 pm. 
#dothedias #cphartweek.

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STRØM Festival - DIAS on tour
Mikkel Meyer's art work Down the Rabbit Hole, created for DIAS exhibition play·station, has survived its first meeting with thousands of playful hands in Vallensbæk. Now Down the Rabbit Hole has been taken from its save tunnel at Vallensbæk station, which houses Kunsthal DIAS  to go on a tour of some the country's festivals. First, Roskilde Festival, where the art work became part of the 'Maker' movement area, and next time will visiting the festival STRØM, where bypassers can  experience and interact with the work at Frederiksberg Rådhusplads. 
STRØM festival 2 - 5th of August 2017
Frederiksberg Rådhusplads
Smallegade 1, 2000 Frederiksberg

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Roskilde festival 2017


DIAS pops up at this year’s Roskilde Festival. In the makerspace, you will be able to experience Mikkel Meyer’s interactive music machine ‘Down the Rabbit Hole’. Mikkel Meyer’s music machine is controlled by a series of generators that randomly compose music based on song structure, rhythm, accords and sound effects. It is a machine of infinite compositions inspired by the 1980’s musical genre Acid house. Drop by and create your own track!


Mikkel Meyer (born 1977) is a Danish component, producer, DJ and laptop-musician. 'Down the Rabbit Hole' is commissioned by DIAS, and has been displayed in relation to our latest exhibition at the train station.


EAST CITY at Roskilde festival 24th of June – 1st of July 2017.

Find the work in the makerspace area, which will be buzzing with activity in the camping days.
Follow the work on Instagram and Facebook under the hashtags #dothedias #musicmaker #RF17



Copenhagen Photo Festival


DIAS displays different works that play with the genre of photography. The media-specific limits are dissolving in both digital and photographical art. At Vallensbæk Station we display a video installation from our collection of the American artist Ryn Wilson. In Copenhagen, we launch our new collaboration with The Isreali Center for Digital Art by a screening of the work Ephiphany on Vacation by the artist duo Effi & Amir in the festival’s Photo-City. Read more and see when you can watch the film HER.

Read more about Ryn Wilson HER and the film Epiphany on Vacation  HER



ZOOM - DIAS pops up at Copenhagen Marathon


DIAS pops up with the sound installation ZOOM at Copenhagen Marathon May 21st. The work will create sound with the movement of the runners when they pass by on the route between Nørrebrogade, Fælledvej and Dronning Louises Bro. ZOOM is an interactive installation that offers both runners and audience an art experience as they move along the streets of Copenhagen.The installation tracks the movements of a number of selected runners and so creates a new and different sound universe that will propel the runners forward. Meanwhile, the synthetical sound contributes to the sound of the cheering audience along the marathon route.  ZOOM is created in collaboration with artist Tobias Lukassen, Illutron and NBRO.


Sunday, May 21st

Nørrebrogade (Fælledvej - Dronning Louises Bro) 
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POP-UP with the art of daily life


On the 20th of April at 03.00 pm you can experience an exciting live performance by the artist Sune Petersen, who is a true master when it comes to creating inventive sound universes. In his live work ‘DMK’, Sune Petersen combines sounds from an orchestra of modern kitchen tools that he controls with his computer, and thus shapes a quite unusual concert with the well-known sounds of everyday life. With his technical skills and curiosity, Sune Petersen explores the cross field between technology and art, and inspires to creativity in the daily life.



Thursday, April 20th at 03.00 pm.
DIAS digital interactive art space, Vallensbæk Station

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DIAS pops up at Bakken in København


On Thursday the 16th of March, we celebrate DIAS’ current exhibition, Human/Machine – Machine/Human, with a bang – literally. Sune Petersen will transform video pictures into sound, and Mikkel Meyer will play Acid House music. It all goes down at Bakken, Kødbyen 09.00 pm.



Live event: Bakken, Kødbyen, Flæsketorvet nr. 19-21 København V, 09.00 pm -?


DIAS investigates hacking as an artistic and curatorial practice


Experience the culmination of DIAS’ exhibit project The Hacking Urban Reality Series when DIAS invites you to a discussion of hacking as an artistic and curatorial practice, November 15th 4 pm at Vinhanen, Nørrebro in Copenhagen.


DIAS has been given a unique chance, and invites you to an existing evening in the company of the internationally acknowledged curator Alia Swastika and the three artists Wimo Ambala Bayang, Prilla Tania and Andri William. The curator and the artists will, as representatives for the Asian art scene, enter into a dialogue with artist Asbjørn Skou and curator Rasmus Vestergaard, who work within a Danish/Western context.