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Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o: Memories of Who We Are

Louisiana Channel | Posted 10.13.2015 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

"Memory is what makes us who we are," says Kenyan Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o - a frequent contender for the Nobel Prize in Literature - in this video about how colonizers sought to erase the memories of the natives by severing their linguistic connections.

Colm Tóibín: On Giacometti

Louisiana Channel | Posted 10.12.2015 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

Watch as the award-winning Irish writer Colm Tóibín shares his thoughts on Giacometti's iconic 'Homme qui marche'. A timeless and inspirational sc...

Yayoi Kusama: Let's Fight Together

Louisiana Channel | Posted 09.17.2015 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

Welcome to the magical, polka-dotted, pumpkin-filled world of the legendary Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama, who uses her art to fight for love and peace. We had the pleasure of meeting the 86-year-old Kusama in her colourful Tokyo-studio.

The Story of Jonas Mekas

Louisiana Channel | Posted 08.17.2015 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

We had the unique pleasure of meeting the great avant-garde filmmaker Jonas Mekas, who never goes anywhere without his camera. Mekas here shares his...

Jeff Wall: Pictures Like Poems

Louisiana Channel | Posted 06.22.2015 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

Discover what inspires and motivates one of the modern masters of photography, Canadian Jeff Wall, who here discusses a selection of his impressive photographs and their often meticulous compositions.

Olafur Eliasson: A Riverbed Inside the Museum

Louisiana Channel | Posted 02.15.2015 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

Like lava from a volcano, Olafur Eliasson's fascinating installation 'Riverbed' runs through the Danish Louisiana Museum of Modern Art. The highly praised artist here shares his intriguing thoughts behind the installation.

James McBride: That's the America I Live In

Louisiana Channel | Posted 02.15.2015 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

"When you glorify violence, then it comes back to bite you." In this short video, writer James McBride reflects on the riots in the city of Ferguson and America's refusal to take a long critical look at itself.

Olafur Eliasson: Advice to the Young

Louisiana Channel | Posted 02.15.2015 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

"Artists should have confidence in the fact that making a drawing is changing the world." Danish-Icelandic artist, Olafur Eliasson, here presents his strong and personal advice to young artists.

Lydia Davis: All I Get Out of Three Cows

Louisiana Channel | Posted 12.06.2014 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

"I have studied Zen buddhism quite a bit and I know about the ideal about being able to emptying ones mind and simply be without busy activity, so I suppose that I envy them a little bit that they have achieved that without even trying."

Patti Smith: Advice to the Young

Louisiana Channel | Posted 04.27.2014 | Books
Louisiana Channel

"Build a good name," rock poet Patti Smith advises the young. "Life is like a roller coaster, it is going to have beautiful moments but it is going...

Early Warhol Drawings On View For First Time

Posted 01.23.2013 | Arts

When we think of Andy Warhol, we normally think of schlocky stock images becoming high art via the Pop prophet's zeal for the banal. So we were surpri...

ART INSTALLATION: Sophie Calle At Louisiana Museum Of Modern Art

Art Observed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Organized by Whitechapel Gallery, London in collaboration with the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art and De Pont Museum of Contemporary Art in Tilburg, H...