RAGNAR KJARTANSSON: Scenes From Western Culture, The Pool (Elizabeth Peyton), 2015. Single channel video, duration: 00:24:37. Courtesy of the artist, Luhring Augustine, New York & i8 Gallery, Reykjavik.

Opening 19:00–21:00

CC Grand Opening

Come celebrate the opening of Copenhagen Contemporary – Denmark’s new art center for international installation art in large format. We will also introduce you to our new bar ‘La Halle – Bar à vin’ with Niels Meldgaard as gastronomic chef as well as CC’s new store in collaboration with FindersKeepers.

On August the 25th will CC finally open up for our 3,400-square-metre space on Papirøen. Experience for the first time in Scandinavia a major solo exhibition with the world famous artist Bruce Nauman and enjoy the Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson’s big, emotional video installations.

From 7-9 pm you can see CC’s exhibitions for free. The experimental r’n’b duo Saint Cava and the DJ group Pladevennerne will play on the quay, and La Halle will serve delicious wine at a special price. Already at 11 pm you can visit CC and take a look in our new the store with unique design and art books.

You can still experience the German artist Carsten Nicolai’s light and sound installation which thousands of guests have already seen duing CC’s Warm-Up-opening. Out on the pier you can see Yoko Ono’s poetic work Wish Tree Garden and Pettersen & Hein’s colored concrete benches A View from the Present 1-13.