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20 Sep 2006
Copenhagen, Denmark
A group of artists and curators from Copenhagen have formed an independent organization for art in public places and media.

A part from "Hot Summer" publik is also running a project called "Sit Down" taking place in the city. Superflex have made a neon sign pointing to "Mjølner Parken" the most disputed ghetto in Denmark that very few people have actually visited or know where is. Artist Jeppe Hein made a number of altered benches. Sonja Lillebæk Christensen did a video about a soccer player that once were in the national team who recently campaigned against homeless shelters in his neigbourhood. "Sit Down" is Curated by Christian Skovbjerg.

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