March 9, 2016 - SMK (National Gallery of Denmark) - Ed Atkins: Safe Conduct
March 9, 2016

SMK (National Gallery of Denmark)

Ed Atkins, Safe Conduct, 2016. Production still.

Ed Atkins
Safe Conduct
March 17–September 4, 2016

SMK (National Gallery of Denmark)
Sølvgade 48-50
DK-1307 Copenhagen
Hours: Tuesday–Sunday 11am–5pm,
Wednesday 11am–8pm

Ed Atkins' new video project, Safe Conduct, is a live-action and CGI burlesque of airport security instruction videos, set to Ravel’s "Bolero": A carousel of protocol, rendered bodies, abattoirs and metal detectors. The title conjures a parlance of specious administrative directives; an exceptional state-administered document that affords protection to the carrier, as well as the similarly named autobiography of the Russian poet, Boris Pasternak.

Curated by Marianne Torp 

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