Art and politics. Language and politics. Intercultural communication. Public art.
It’s all very difficult.
Going Public, European Network for Public Art Producers, Bilbao, 23 March 2012.
Why Pollock Didn’t Sing While Dripping.
Why artists do what they’re told.
Bedingungslose Akademie, HGB, Leipzig, 9 February 2012.
A Talk On Three Things.
Reality: Sometimes we want it, sometimes we don’t.
And a lot of the time we prefer something in-between, like a documentary film.
Names: It’s funny how easily we seem to accept names.
But what sense does it make for a computer to carry the name of a fruit?
Sanitary porcelain: Why it’s improbable to get rich selling sanitary porcelain.
Three Uses of the Knife, The National Gallery of Art, Vilnius, 18 November 2011.
A Modest Proposal.
A speech to Danish poets on how to deal with racism in Denmark.
Øverste Kirurgiske, Copenhagen, 15 September 2011.
Some Remarks on History.
Musings on neoclassical sculpture, and contemporary Danish politics.
Summer Exhibition, Den Frie, Copenhagen, 2 July – 7 August 2012.
Stand-up in Helsinki.
Turning biography into comedy on a comedy stage in Finland
Molly Malone’s, Helsinki, 17 May 2011.
RED ALERT! A talk show on the brink of disaster.
A series of six live talk shows in the winter and spring of 2011-2012.
Improvised ramblings, guests, and an orchestra.
Warehouse 9, Copenhagen, 2 March 2011, second half.
A History of Disco.
From the late 1960s dancers and dj:s developed disco as a cultural sensibility,
several years before it became a musical genre.
MOT International, London, 18 December 2010, excerpt.
What the Fuck is Going on in DR, the Danish State Broadcasting Organisation?
Olof grew up listening to pirate radio, and finds it a bit remarkable that
the youth channel of the Danish State Radio, P3, is using a pirate flag.
Taler Til Folket, Publik, Enghaveparken, Copenhagen, 3 September 2010, excerpt.
Cutting 500 A4 pieces of paper into 8000 pieces of A8 paper.
Gestures, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Roskilde, 16 Jan – 6 June 2010, excerpt.
There’s Coffee in the Pot.
Proposing a new slogan to attract tourists to Denmark.
It’s all National, The Royal Danish Theatre, Copenhagen, 4 December 2009.
Not for the faint hearted.
Fetish+Konsum, Akademie Schloss Solitude, 28 May – 5 July 2008.
Some of Olof’s work between 1992 and 2005 is viewable here.
And Olof’s work in the Esperanto artist duo La Loko 2003 – 2007 is viewable here.