How will the history of mankind be communicated to a future without people - and who will listen? Experience the wild nature around ARKEN in a whole new way with Amalie Smith's dystopian sci-fi story '51 e.DSO 'in your ears.
Erect, immobile and alone. What can Antony Gormley’s sculpture be on the lookout for?
What do humans have in common with conches? Perhaps a common future where we must adapt and mutate in order to survive on a massively changing planet.
Elmgreen & Dragset
A boy on a rocking-horse waves a welcome on ARKEN’s forecourt. Elmgreen & Dragset’s equestrian statue pays tribute to play and fantasy rather than victory and power.
EVA STEEN CHRISTENSEN
Where do you come from? Perhaps you’ll get to know more about your own culture if you let the palm of your hand slide over the sandblasted pattern on Eva Steen Christensen’s marble sculpture.
Step out onto the water and into Jeppe Hein’s cage, where you can reflect yourself in the surroundings and experience the world anew.
Can you feel the weight of the light from above? Perhaps you can if you look up at Lawrence Weiner’s textual work at the entrance to ARKEN.
Have you ever swung your way through a molecule? You can in Olafur Eliasson’s outdoor sculpture, which mixes art with architecture and play.
Hello, perfect stranger, what are you doing here on my road? Øivind Nygård’s sculpture, which you meet on your way to ARKEN, invites you to stop and look around.
It has nothing to do with Jesus, even though they look like coffins. Instead try touching, sensing and playing with Peter Bonnén’s sculpture.
Is it a labyrinth? There is only one way to find out! Make your way through the triangular wooden frames and embark on a physical exploration of Thilo Frank’s asymmetrical sculpture 'You and I, wandering on the snake’s tail'.
What is going on? A flock of horseshoe crabs appear to be heading up onto the shores of the lagoon. A rare sight indeed, for this strange, prehistoric animal does not even live in this part of the world.