The Syndicate of Creatures is: Signe Vad(DK) MFA from Valand Art Academy, University of Gothenburg, Visual Artist and Curator; Michelle Appelros(SE) Performer and reseacher Human Ecology (Stud); Elena Lundquist Ortiz(DK) Cand. mag. in Modern Culture, University of Copenhagen, curator, researcher and artist; Nanna Gro Henningsen(DK) Visual Artist and Cand. mag. in Modern Culture from University of Copenhagen.
the Syndicate of Creatures is a non-profit organisation. Board members: visual artist Marianne Jørgensen, visual artist Eva Merz, visual artist Jesper Rasmussen, Performer and artistic director of Warehouse9 Jørgen Callesen, photographer and visual artist Fryd Frydendahl, musician and author Torsten Høeg.
Events, exhibitions and workshops by the Syndicate of Creatures since 2019
Voices of Pythia – An exhibition platform carried by the oracle voices of artists and the speech as a performative format. Our time need new voices - we call upon the arts to talk for our time of comming.
20.11 2020 - 12.12 2021
Slug Solen (Swallow the Sun) – Two performances by Nanna Gro Henningsen and Signe Vad, at Gul Festival, Contry Town, Dybe DK
Pythia's Journals – an online monomedia art festival text, sound & visual art and radio, that offers different possibilities to think, act and sense ourselves into a future. Pythia was the interpreter of the curious singing sounds from the intoxicated oracles. Initiated during Covid 19 lockdown. the festival is closed now. www.pythiasjournals.zone initiated and curated by Signe Vad and TR Kirstein
Link to FB page about the festival where it is possible to get an impression of the activities at PJ: https://www.facebook.com/Pythias-Journals-101299584920714
13.5 - 26.5 2020
Catastrophe – Facebook exhibition during covid 19 lockdown initiated and curated by SV
Link to the FB exhibition: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?vanity=officeofemergency&set=a.110956680548480
Office of Emergency – An innovative, activist art project that stimulates interpersonal relationships and dialogue about the climate crisis. OoE is a long term project collaborating with Rehab-Shop in Göteborg, SE, and are involved in numerous activities.
The main office of the project is a space on Vesterbrogade 101 in Copenhagen. The office opened briefly just before corona and will be open again from start September. OoE is initiated by SV. www.ooe.zone
29.2 2020 –
Empedocles' Ghost – an exhibition about exploring science and mysticism's forgotten relationship
LA-based Noysky Projects and the Syndicate of Creatures in Collaboration.
Artists: Naja Ryd Ankarfeldt and Elena Lundquist Ortíz (DK), Michael Carter (US), Jenalee Harmon (US), Alexander Holm (DK), Larry and Debby Kline (US), Sean Noyce (US), Camilla Reyman (DK), Samuel Scharf (US), Katya Usvitsky (US), and Melissa Walter (US). Performers: Alexander Holm & Mads Kristian Frøslev (DK), Mycelium (DK), Morblod (DK), and Family Underground (DK). Curated by Sean Noyce.
4 – 11.7 2019
How Do we Deal With the End of the World
Workshop for AIM in Plovidv European Capital of Culture 2019, Bulgaria
By the Syndicate of Creatures / Signe Vad (DK) and Appelros(DK/SE)
6 .6 2019
Works on Paper – AIM in Plovidv European Capital of Culture 2019, Bulgaria
Co-Exsistance By the Syndicate of Creatures / Signe Vad (DK) and Appelros(DK/SE)
6 – 8.6 2019
Meat and Mysticism
A group show by the Syndicate of Creatures in Noysky Projects(US).
With: Elena Lundquist Ortíz(DK), Signe Vad (DK), Marianne Jørgensen(DK), Fryd Frydendahl(DK), Michelle Appelros(DK/SE), Ciriza(US) and Thinh Nguyen(US)
Curated by Signe Vad (DK) and Michelle Appelros(DK/SE)
4 – 23.5 1019
Exhibitions and Events in KRÆ Syndikatet(tSoC)'s exhibition space at Halmtorvet 11B 2017-19
– the space was an old unaltred stable in the meat packing district of Copenhagen
Solstice celebration and opening event of KRAE syndicate
with concerts, performance, readings and auction
Extremophiles I - a perfectly rational adjustment to an insane world
Group show: Åsa Millholm (SE), Muhammed Ali (SYR), Patrik Evereus (SE), Filip V. Jensen (DK) og Birgit Munch (DK)
Curated by Signe Vad(DK) & Michelle Appelros(DK/SE)
6.7 – 12.8 2017
Agnostiske Salmer (Agnostic Hymns)
A performance by Marie Eline Hansen(DK) and release of her new vinyl album
A Hymn to The Slaughetered Pig
Group show: Michelle Appelros(DK/SE), Timotie Girardon(SE), Signe Vad(DK) og Mycelium.
24.8 – 2.9 2017
Art in your neigbourhood – CPH Art Week
The Upside Down
Group show: Fie Norsker(DK), Georg Jagunov(DK), Tine Adler(DK), Kasper A. Holm, (DK) Tabita Henriksen(DK), Christian Finne(DK) og Lando(DK)
15.9 – 11.10 2017
A solo show by Laurits Nymand Svendsen(DK)
14.10 – 4.11 2017
Interactive Performance by Muhammed Ali(SYR)
Arranged as a collaboration between KRÆ syndikatet and AllArtNow(SYR)
1st DAY & NEXT MINUTE
Film screening by animation film director Sara Koppel(DK)
Organised by Naked Love Film and KRÆ syndikatet
Event with Marie Eline Hansen(DK), Family Underground(DK),
Group show: Jakob Kolb(AT), d. ersatz (DK), Gustav Løje (DK), Eliyah Mesayer (DK). Curated by Deniz Gül(DK)
18 – 21.1 2018
Pink River Dolphins
Mia Line(DK), Peter Funch(DK), Lucy Helton(US), Diego Sirrealta-Leon(ES), Matilde Søes Rasmussen(DK). Curated by Fryd Frydendahl(DK)
22.2 – 3.3 2018
The Radical Manifests of Contemporary Art
A reading and performance enevt event arranged by the Laboratory for Aesthetics and Ecology, Mycelium and KRÆ syndikatet
Birth Earth and Dawn – LEFTOVERS
A solo show by Malwina Migacz(DK), Curated by Elena Lundqvist Ortiz(DK)
16.3 – 7.4 2018
Music event with Rex Kyed(DK) 5.4 2018
KRÆ at Supermarket Independent Art Fair
Presenting Malwina Migacz(DK), Elena Lundqvist Ortiz(DK), Signe Vad (DK) and Michelle Appelros(DK/SE)
12 – 15.4 2018
A solo Show by Meira Ahmemulic(SE), curated by Signe Vad (DK),
28.4 – 19.5 2018
The Potential of Printed Matter – Black Book Publications Exh.
Group show: Simon Berg (SE), Kalle Sanner (SE), Lotta Törnroth (SE), Emanuel Cederqvist (SE), Agnes Thor (SE) og Signe Vad (DK), Casia Bromberg (SE), Rikard Laving (SE). Organised by KRÆ syndikatet – Copenhagen Photo Festival 2018.
8 – 17.6 2018
Summer Solstice in KRÆ
Mycelium, Solhvervs ritual "Life", angela rawlings + SHE'S A SHOW, ÅL MED AUTISME, Forlaget Uro + Teater clapclap. Organised by Mycelium, KRÆ syndikatet and Laboratory for Aesthetics and Ecology.
The Last Cosy House
A performance festival with 3o Negari, Tobias Kirstein, SæNk, Kristoffer Raasted & Mads Kristian Frøslev, Felia Gram-Hanssen & Stine Frandsen, Francesca Buratelli, Fabienne Erato, Claus Haxholm, Ydegirl, Gel curated by Sensorisk Verden, arranged in collaboration with Insula Music and KRÆ syndikatet
9 – 11.7 2018
An exhibition by Pernille Kjær Jørgensen(DK) and Sofie Andersen(DK)
26 – 28.7 2018
A solo show by Clara Black Starck. Curated by Signe Vad
28.9 – 20.10 2018
Archive for tSoC (2019–) and activities in the previous space for KRÆ Syndikatet (2017-19)