Gillian Wearing’s solo exhibition at SMK presents sculpture, video and photo works created from 1992 to the present day with a focus on family relations and material related to the sculptural project A Real Danish Family.
image: Gillian Wearing, Self Portrait at 17 Years Old (2003) framed c-type print
The project was first launched in the autumn of 2016 with a campaign inviting all families in Denmark to take part in the competition to be immortalised in bronze. The nationwide sculpture project was carried out as a collaboration between Gillian Wearing, Kunsthal Aarhus, DR and SMK, celebrating the many different types of family found in Denmark.The winning family and the sculpture will be revealed at 3pm, 13 October 2017 at SMK, which will be followed by the exhibition opening of Gillian Wearing – Family Stories at 4pm.
A Real Danish Family is supported by the Bikuben Foundation, the City of Copenhagen and the Danish Arts Foundation
Though to – 7 January 2018 SMK – National Gallery of Denmark Sølvgade 48-50 1307 Copenhagen Denmark