The body & beyond
an exhibition

1st – 9th April
Aarhus 2017

Anybody moving images

Moving Images : Carl Marott


Exhibition and activation





Until the 9th April bypassers can enjoy the ANYBODY exhibition in the grand Salling windows, and experience a chance meeting in the inner city of aathus when selected costumes take to the streets.

Photographer: Alexander Höllsberg


Opening event


Thank you to everyone who came out to take part of the opening event. A special thanks to Penny Martin of the Gentlewoman for an insightful talk and supporting the project.

Photographer: Alexander Höllsberg


The taste of anybody




Guests at the opening event were taken good care of, and enjoyed food-art inspired by the body created by food-artist Augusta Sørensen. 

Augusta work in the field between art and food and have a performative approach to her projects. Her works applies not only to food but also to other materials that combines all the senses. Often the projects are experimental collaborations with various artists, ranging from sculptors and ceramists to dancers and composers. 

To keep the thirst away Rosforth & Rosfort served delicious white wine, while Bloomon and Normann Copenhagen had helped us make our raw venue look its best.

Photographer: Alexander Höllsberg & Paw Gissel


The exhibition is up!




The ANYBODY project started off with an opening reception and here is a first sneak of the finished costumes. The project continues with an exhibition in the grand windows of Salling from 1st to 9th April with a daily activation at 15.00.

Costume credit: Stinemai, Nanna Bernholm, Fjordruby

Photographer: Alexander Höllsberg


Key speaker Penny Martin


For the Anybody opening event on 31st March, we are very proud to present Penny Martin as key speaker. Penny Martin is a London-based editor, writer and curator. For over a decade, she has been at the forefront of modern fashion media, developing and executing award-winning online, curatorial and print projects. She is editor in chief of the acclaimed women’s magazine The Gentlewoman. Previously, she spent seven years as editor in chief of Nick Knight’s fashion and art website

In addition to her editorial projects, Penny consults to several luxury brands – most recently, Chloé, Pollini, Victoria Beckham and Giorgio Armani – and regularly presents at international conferences and symposia on fashion media. She has conducted public talks and live broadcasts with figures including Juergen Teller, Björk, Margaret Howell, Tracey Emin, Viktor & Rolf and Vivienne Westwood, and she was one of the host speakers at Miuccia Prada’s pop-up women’s club, the-miu-miu in 2012. Penny has published many essays, articles and profiles and is a contributor to numerous magazines and newspapers including W, Fantastic Man and The New York Times’ T. 

Prior to working in fashion, Penny started out in museums, as a curator of photographs in the collections of The National Museum of Photography, Film & Television and The Women’s Library. Her specialism in historical fashion photography led to her appointment as editor of in 2001. Over seven experimental years there, she commissioned and executed over 300 of the earliest interactive, motion and live fashion projects for the Internet. Penny collaborated with many of the most progressive figures in fashion and design, including Alexander McQueen, Peter Saville, Kate Moss and Hussein Chalayan.

Portrait by Liz Collins



Exhibition space


The Anybody exhibition will run from 1st – 9th April 2017 in the large main street windows – courtesy of our kind host Salling. More info about the opening of the exhibition and the daily schedule for seeing the works in action will follow.






The Anybody talents have been selected by the three jurymembers Dr. Ane Lynge-Jorlén, Stine Osther and Mie Albæk Nielsen.

Stine Osther is Design Director at the international design textile company Kvadrat. Stine has background in Textile Design from Kolding School of Design and started her career in interior design. The fascination of colour and tactility is the most important focus in her work.

Dr. Ane Lynge-Jorlén is an independent fashion scholar and curator based in Copenhagen. Ane holds an MA in History and Culture of Fashion and a PhD in Fashion, and has taught at London College of Fashion and Parsons Paris School of Art + Design, Lund University in Sweden and at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Denmark. She has curated exhibitions on experimental fashion, including Clash. Resistance in Fashion at Herning Museum of Contemporary Art and Dark Angels. The Parisian Fashion House Peachoo+Krejberg 2004-2014 in Rundetaarn. Her research has been published in the journals Fashion Theory and Fashion Practice and the anthology, Nordic Fashion Studies, Ane is also a contributor to the Danish newspaper, Weekendavisen.

Mie Albæk Nielsen is the managing director and co-founder of Femmes Régionales. Mie originally trained as a fashion designer at Designskolen Kolding and has since graduating in 2005 has attained more than a decade of experience consulting on bespoke design solutions for lifestyle clients worldwide. Talent support and the next generation of designers are a big focus at Femmes Régionales where Mie’s work has included the roles of lecturer, external censor, and organizer of more than 7 years of graduate shows. 

Foto credits

Michael Berg, Louise Damgaard & Daniel Stjerne





On February 8th, an excited team of curators met with each of the selected talents to view their progress. With the works moving toward final construction, techniques and expression were discussed in detail as well as technicalities for wear and presentation. The next session will be in mid March, when the works are completed and the planning of the exhibition itself and displaying of each work will begin.


The sound of Anybody


For the opening event and exhibition at Salling a special piece of music will be composed and performed by musician, singer and self-taught cellist Lil Lacy. Lil composes for film, theater, dance and performance, is one half of the duo Soma & Lil, and is the Artistic Director of Projekt Respiration, which investigates breathing in the show Pneumaticks - an inhalation and an exhalation in four movements for choir, cello, flute and film.

Portrait by

Peter Gannushkin 



Choreographer Signe Fabricius


We have been fortunate enough to secure a household name within choreography with a vast CV, including theater, opera, film and fashion. Currently working on a play at Aarhus Theater, Signe Fabricius will direct the staging of the opening event and activation of the Anybody exhibition. 



Thank you