Art in December and January: Keeping you in the loop

Lots of culture to soak up this winter

Loop: a video art marathon
Galleri CC, Båstadsgatan 4, Malmö; Dec 4-21, open Wed-Thu 15:00-18:00, Sat-Sun 12:00-16:00; free adm

‘Loop-a video art marathon’ gives you a chance to immerse yourself in visual art from all over the world. This exhibition includes top video contributions dealing with issues from body ideals to family history.

Knaggi: Transparency
Galleri Pictura, 4th floor AF-Borgen, Sandgatan 2, Lund; Dec 4-Jan 25, open Tue-Fri 15:00-18:00; free adm

In ‘Transparency’, the artist duo Knaggi turn images hashtagged with ‘knaggi’ on Instagram into art. It does this by mounting prints consisting of multiple repeats of the photo depending on the number of ‘likes’. Weird and wonderful.

Xmas ’15
Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Bredgade 75, Cph K; Dec 3-Jan 2, open Tue-Fri 11:00-18:00, Sat 12:00-16:00; free adm

Go and check out their annual Christmas exhibition, where well-established artists are brought together to showcase their latest work.  Everything from photorealistic paintings to conceptual pieces will be on display.

Udstilling i December
Galleri Pi, Borgergade 15D, Cph K; Dec 4-18, open Wed-Fri 12:00-18:00, Sat 11:00-14:00; free adm

Their last exhibition of the year always features a host of large and small masterpieces selected from the gallery’s artists. On display are beautiful paintings that would make wonderful Christmas presents.

Ester Fleckner: A Closet Does Not Connect Under The Bed
Institute of Contemporary Art, Overgaden Neden Vandet 17, Cph K; Jan 22-Mar 13, open Tue-Sun 13:00-17:00, Thu 13:00-20:00; free adm

Raising questions about the construction of identity and recognition, Ester Fleckner explores issues of the body, language, abstraction and alternative identities in her solo exhibition.

Jonas Palm: Eight acres of drawings
C4 projects, Dybbølsgade 60, Cph K; Dec 5-13, open Thu & Fri 15:00-18:00, Sat & Sun 14:00-17:00; free adm

‘Eight acres of drawings’ by Jonas Palm is advertised as a ‘cornucopia of paper and drawing’. It features a collection of sketch books containing a whole world of drawings. Definitely one for the books.

In Vitro (studies on entropy)
ApexartBremerholm 6, Cph K; Dec 5-31, open 14:00 onwards; free adm

A pop-up exhibition that attempts a study of urban entropy, ‘In Vitro (studies on entropy)’ uses an abandoned power station’s vitrines as public space to consider the eventual collapse of city spaces.

Søren Thilo Funder: You’re going to die up there
Institute of Contemporary Art, Overgaden Neden Vandet 17, Cph K; Jan 23-Mar 13, open Tue-Sun 13:00-17:00, Thu 13:00-20:00; free adm

The story of one of cinema’s most iconic astronauts, Cpt Billy Cutshaw, and his fear of travelling to space is presented by artist Søren Thilo Funder using a scenic  sequence of images, objects and sound.