At the invitation of LUMA, It’s Urgent! continued to grow, and many more artists contributed with their work, which was then presented at LUMA Westbau, between Summer 2019 and early 2020. Invited artists from across the world were asked to respond to the question of what is urgent in our time. This resulted in themes of ecology, inequality, common future, solidarity, anti-racism, and social justice becoming frequently addressed, among other.
A LUMA project curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist
It’s Urgent! is a project curated by Hans-Ulrich Obrist, which began in 2019 in Denmark. During the elections for the European Parliament in 2019, artists were invited to think about the present and the future with an exhibition of posters on billboards in the city of Copenhagen. The idea then was to make the artists’ works available to the public, inserting them into public life and the community.
In Conversation with Maja Hoffmann and Hans Ulrich Obrist
Conversation between Maja Hoffmann and Hans Ulrich Obrist
In Conversation with Sara Sadik
Conversation with Sara Sadik
In Conversation with Jakob Kudsk Steensen
Conversation with Jakob Kudsk Steensen
In Conversation with Françoise Sémiramoth
Conversation with Françoise Sémiramoth
In Conversation with Julien Creuzet
Conversation with Julien Creuzet
Etel Adnan : “It was a little catastrophe that maybe prevented a bigger one”
Discussion with Maja Hoffmann and Hans Ulrich Obrist