Three Interventions in the Periphery: How to Live in Copenhagen’s Southern Harbor

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    This paper revisits the cultural industries through the lens of the new norms for artistic practice that have evolved within the debates around social practice art, a field of art with a particular sensitivity towards issues of invisibilities, inequalities and injustices, and a strong activist dimension. The paper constitutes a qualitative case study of an artistic intervention in the southern harbor of Copenhagen, a project that situates itself between social practice art and the expanded notion of creativity that forms part of the discussion of the creative industries. The paper investigates how creativity is used in the pursuit of social purposes and how such creative work relates to the situation of the urban area in which it intervenes.
    Original languageEnglish
    Publication date2020
    Number of pages19
    Publication statusPublished - 2020
    Event36th EGOS Colloquium 2020: Organizing for a Sustainable Future: Responsibility, Renewal & Resistance - Virtual Conference, Hamburg, Germany
    Duration: 2 Jul 20204 Jul 2020
    Conference number: 36


    Conference36th EGOS Colloquium 2020
    LocationVirtual Conference
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