Avernakø/Korshavn Kunstforening Summer Project
Where is the border?
In Danish the word “grænse” has many
meanings – border, boundary line,
limit, etc. So when we ask
“Hvor går grænsen”, it´s a very
ambiguous question, which is hard to
translate exactly: “Where is the border,
the boundary line, the limit…?”
For the world is full of boundaries.
Boundaries of all sorts.
Visible and invisible. Sturdy and
fleeting. Noticeable and imperceptible. Natural and cultural. Existing, imagined
or totally fictive. Each and every moment, boundaries are being found, invented or
reinvented. Defined, registered or purely rejected. Dissolved or moved to completely
new places or areas. In fact, boundaries are a basic and boundless phenomenon. This
year Denmark celebrates the 100th year of “the reunification”: By referendum, the
Southern Jutland again became Danish. The Covid-