This site gathers a select collection of artworks and projects by the Danish artist Anja Franke

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InstantHERLEV institute is an exhibition-making organization for artistic research and site-specific projects founded and directed by Anja Franke

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Fredensborg Municipality Art Foundation has acquired the work TEA WITH A VIEW II by Danish artist Anja Franke. The artwork is now set in the beautiful park at Nivaagaards Malerisamling. In this context Fredensborg Municipality inaugurated the work at Nivaagaard Picture Gallery on Wednesday 25 September 17.00 . TEA WITH A VIEW II had been exhibited earlier this year at Sculpture Festival Sculpture by the Sea in Aarhus, where it won the Sculpture by the Sea Award. Now the citizens of the municipality of Fredensborg and visitors to Nivaagaards Malerisamling can joy of the work. The sculpture consists of oak , solar cells, plate glass and a kettle that invite one to stay and wonder, but also as a sculpture for social interaction. The audience is invited to boil water in the boiler, pick fresh mint from a nearby herb garden and enjoy a cup of tea in the sculpture that is overlooking one of North Zealand’s most beautiful views.

TEA WITH A VIEW II at Nivaagaard Malerisamling, www.nivaagaard.dk. Facebook.com/Malerisamling. Sponcor by PP Møbler, Allerød, Denmark.

Dag og Nat (Day and Night) permanently installed in Skovlunde Bypark was created by the  in 2015. Dag og Nat is the result of a collaboration between the Danish Arts Foundation and Ballerup Kommune (Municipality) about an artwork that looks to create a new meeting point and as well improve accessibility to this city park. This video was produced by Ballerup Kommune as an effort to introduce the artwork in general.