YNKB with K-O-N-T-O, Cph
repair is sustainability in action
repair is creativity, awareness, care and respect for things
repair is to be dependent on each other
repair prolongs the history
repair is heritage
repair is generosity and warmth
repair is circuit
repair is a break with consumerism and growth
repair is waste not
repair is resistance
Besides making a repairing workshop, YNKB and K:O:N:T:O will host a talk and debate about structural reparation, and invite visitors on alt_cph and the local community to a one day repair-workshop.
About YNKB and K-O-N-T-O
YNKB is an artist group founded in 2002. They are based on Ydre Nørrebro, the most densely populated area of Copenhagen and also the part of Copenhagen with the highest percentage of immigrants. YNKB wants to establish cultural and artistic activities where people live, they use dialogue and participation as a method to involve locals in their artistic processes. YNKB has a space on Baldersgade, Copenhagen, that is used for meetings, exhibitions, discussions, screenings and workshops. YNKB also participates in projects elsewhere in Denmark and abroad and cooperates with other artist groups - for example Palestinian artists and residents in the Palestinian village of Birzeit.
K-O-N-T-O studio is a Danish collaboration between designer Elisabeth Kiss and artist Morten Bencke. K-O-N-T-O is based in Copenhagen.