FRAME BY FRAME
— NEXT COMES ACTION

ART

Go behind the scenes of Art Dubai to meet Farshad Farzankia, a rising star of the art world with a cinematic eye and a dreamer’s heart. The Danish Iranian artist created a series of drawings especially for the premiere issue of Ark Journal, and invited us into his Copenhagen studio for a talk about his urge to devour images and how to be present in the instance of painting.

“I WORK A LOT WITH THE SUBCONSCIOUS BEING WHERE IT’S AT IN THE INSTANCE OF PAINTING. IT TAKES A LONG TIME TO GET IN A STATE WHERE THERE’S SOMETHING WORTH EXPLORING AND HOLDING ONTO.”

This story is featured in Ark Journal VOL I

WORDS ALISA LARSEN
PHOTOGRAPHY/VIDEO PAW GISSEL
CASE STUDY— PERIOD PIECES DESIGN

CASE STUDY
— PERIOD PIECES DESIGN

In the unique surroundings of the house created by Danish sculptor Rikard Axel Poulsen (1887-1972) furniture, lighting and homewares by contemporary designers exhibit their serene poise, the avant-garde flanked by the archaic to create layers of history.

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CULTIVATING PATINA

CULTIVATING PATINA

How to create a newly built house that feels comfortably familiar and as burnished as the well-loved objects that move with the owners? Designer Elisabeth Snejbjerg and former architect now photographer Mikael Bonde after 25 years in Copenhagen moved to the country near Aarhus to a house they designed and built among trees.

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BACKYARD REFUGE

BACKYARD REFUGE

Small but perfectly matched, two residences in a courtyard are reduced to the essentials using quality materials and maximum light to create welcoming tranquillity.

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FRAME BY FRAME
— NEXT COMES ACTION

art

Go behind the scenes of Art Dubai to meet Farshad Farzankia, a rising star of the art world with a cinematic eye and a dreamer’s heart. The Danish Iranian artist created a series of drawings especially for the premiere issue of Ark Journal, and invited us into his Copenhagen studio for a talk about his urge to devour images and how to be present in the instance of painting.

“I WORK A LOT WITH THE SUBCONSCIOUS BEING WHERE IT’S AT IN THE INSTANCE OF PAINTING. IT TAKES A LONG TIME TO GET IN A STATE WHERE THERE’S SOMETHING WORTH EXPLORING AND HOLDING ONTO.”

This story is featured in Ark Journal VOL I

WORDS ALISA LARSEN
PHOTOGRAPHY/VIDEO PAW GISSEL
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