Politisk korrekt repræsentativitet i kulturlivet?

Politisk korrekt repræsentativitet i kulturlivet?

14. september 2020 Den 11. september 2020 kunne man p√• DR.dk l√¶se at en ung forsker har unders√łgt repr√¶sentativiteten i dansk film og kommet frem til at der er problemer. I inledningen st√•r der at: - Muslimske unge m√¶nd er kriminelle, utilpassede og farlige for samfundet. Og muslimske kvinder er undertrykte eller succeser p√• trods. [...]

What if worldwide migration was free…Hvis migration blev fri…

What if worldwide migration was free…Hvis migration blev fri…

30. april 2020 Jeg har her tidligere her på bloggen skrevet om kunstneren Gudrun Steen-Andersens særdeles innovative installation, Perpetuum Mobile, der inddrager forskere i et tankeeksperiment - "Hvad hvis al migration blev givet fri i verden?" - som de så besvarer i korte videoer. Det var 2019. I marts i år blev de samme personer [...]

What if? Talks on migration. A series of video essays

What if? Talks on migration. A series of video essays

3. marts 2020 Hvad vil der ske hvis al ind- og udvandring blev givet fri - worldwide? I posten med den overskrift skrev jeg om den århusianske kunster, Gudrun Steen-Andersens, fascinerende kreative Perpetuum Mobile-projekt tilbage i juli 2019. Det er en video-essay baseret installation hvor hun har bedt en række forskellige eksperter om at reagere [...]

Nyhedsbrev fra Oberg Photographics

Nyhedsbrev fra Oberg Photographics

Ikke så frekvent, men nok så indholdsrigt - "PostArt"... Om mine billeder, udstillinger, projekter, nye editioner og hvad jeg gerne vil dele med dig om andres kunst. Og endelig også artikler på min fotografiske hjemmeside og små videoer på Vimeo. Kort sagt, mit liv som fotograf. Hér er det seneste, # 75 Exhibitions in Venice [...]

Meeting Sidney B. Felsen, Gemini G.E.L.

Sidney B. FelsenCo-founder of Gemini G.E.L. - Gemini Graphic Editions Limited - in 1966. It’s an artists’ workshop and publisher of fine-art limited edition prints and sculptures in LA. I’m very proud at having known Sydney Felsen, now 92 and still running the shop, since the early 1970s. I had a very good talk with [...]

Video-rapporter fra Art Basel 2017

Jeg eksperimenterer for tiden med video - s√•vel vedr√łrende international politik og fred som foto og anden kunst. De skabes p√• min iPhone og jeg er fascineret af de muligheder, denne rivende hurtige tekniske udvikling giver os - for b√•de at nyde, l√¶re, skabe kontakter og lave alternativer til de traditionelle medier. Vil derfor lige [...]

The “Abstract Real” video

This video offers glimpses of the works I exhibited in my studio in 2016 ‚Äď an exploration of abstract photography: What is real? What is abstract? And how do the two mix‚Ķblur? All the works started out with a photography and successively changed in the process to become ‚Äúabstract‚ÄĚ. I find that fascinating since photography has [...]

Facebook’s grotesque nudity censorship policy

Open Letter Lund, Sweden, July 1, 2016 Dear Facebook friends Yes, I consider this blocking of me - because of posting an image of nudity - for one day unreasonable. Here is why: The image of a naked young woman in water was taken from the Danish daily newspaper, Politiken - one of Denmark's most [...]

Mindeord for Viggo Rivad

Viggo dagen efter sin 90-√•rs f√łdselsdag ¬© Jan √ėberg Viggo Rivad, fotograf, f√łdt 3. juli 1922, d√łd 8. februar 2016 Viggo Rivad, grand old man i dansk fotografi, debuterede i 1946 og pr√¶gede omr√•det i n√¶sten 70 √•r. Han har givet Danmark en m√¶ngde klassiske billedserier som Et Farvel, Lauritz, Kofoeds Skole ogB & W Teglholmen, [...]

Valentina Lisitsa

Valentina Lisitsa - YouTubeThe world class pianist barred from playing with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra because of her tweets about the Ukraine conflict.As if that had anything to do with her art. Shame on Toronto Phony! With suppression of such art by a Western cultural institution we are all doomed! And where are all the [...]

Længe leve gammeldagsen

Skal man tro Rune Lykkeberg i Politiken men det skal man jo ikke n√łdvendigvis s√• mistede Rifbjerg faktisk grebet..."Derfor blev opg√łret med velf√¶rdsstatens p√¶dagogik og kultursyn ogs√• til et opg√łr med Klaus Rifbjerg, der fastholdt sine gamle standpunkter som svar til alle kritikere og insisterede p√•, at humoren, legen, kunsten og seksualiteten var argumenter for [...]

Klaus Rifbjerg (15. december 1931 ‚Äď 4. april 4, 2015)

Klaus Rifbjerg er d√łd, fort√¶ller Politiken os h√©r p√• en kold P√•skes√łndag med knaldbl√• himmel og sol. Sk√łnt jeg kun traf ham en enkelt gang i 1980erne - vi spiste frikost sammen p√• Kroghs Fiskerestaurant og snakkede verdens gang i forbindelse med et af Fredsfondens projekter - s√• f√łles hans d√łd p√• en underlig m√•de [...]

Här är förslagen som kan förhindra att Lund blir en kulturell öken

Artikel tillsammans med Henrik Hedlund om Lunds kulturella framtid - i Sydsvenska Dagbladet på Konstkvällen i Lund, den 18. oktober 2014.

Frank Gehry – is there one politician somewhere with a similar creativity

Frank Gehry on his ground-breaking new gallery designIsn't it just amasing what human creativity and a sense of beauty can create? This is a magnificent new 'sculptured' building by Frank Gehry, mostly known perhaps for the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao. Now, imagine that the profession called politician could show us just one man or woman [...]

Come visit my exhibition – “What’s Going On?”

Come visit my exhibition "WHAT'S GOING ON?" here in October 2014. 40+ brand new works, close-ups and room feeling of my studio. Too busy? Well, it's less than 3 min, slow motion and soft Count Basie music…Dwell and enjoy! … OR come around and see it all live - and more - on October 18 [...]

‚ėģ ‚ėģ World Peace Day on Sunday! ‚ôę‚ô•

‚ėģ ‚ėģ World Peace Day on Sunday! ‚ôę‚ô• This is the incredible peace symphony by Beethoven that PLAY FOR RIGHTS performs in the Bern Cathedral, Switzerland, Sunday night with my saying a few words about global ethics and positive peace in between the movements. There are many ways to celebrate peace - just being against [...]

‚ėģ ‚ėģ The Fugs – Kill For Peace – YouTube

The Fugs - Kill For Peace - YouTube This must have been the main inspiration for Obama when writing his speech on killing ISIS…even the first verse is about the Middle East…(just listen)

Oberg PhotoGraphics Р“Salång PåGång

Oberg PhotoGraphics - ‚ÄúSal√•ng P√•G√•ng‚ÄĚ p√• Kulturnatten Cultural Night in Lund, Sweden, September 20, 17-22 - 5-10 PM: New works on fine art papers, canvas and metals; experimental prints and new presentations - taylor-made to your needs. Glass Wall Dialogue¬© Jan Oberg 2014 Two mini-lectures that evening: Photo and Peace + Cultural Life Lund Take [...]