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This World We Must Leave - An Idea of Revolution

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The Archive

The non-realized revolutions, reflections over the use of revolutionary history.

Revolutionary events and concepts painted on the walls of the archive.

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Eskil Haldberg: Alt skal væk! (

Interview: Mikkel Bolt og Jakob Jakobsen by Karen Marie Fog (

Leve Revolutionen!, Agenda, Denmark's National Radio, programme 1, Saturday februar 26 2011 (



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MIKKEL BOLT RASMUSSEN is an art historian and writer. He teaches at the Department of Arts and Cultural Studies, Copenhagen University. He has published a number of books most recently Avantgardens selvmord (2009) and has published numerous articles on activism, the avant-garde, contemporary philosophy, the revolutionary tradition and totalitarianism in books and journals like Multitudes, Rethinking Marxism and Third Text. He is an editor of K&K and Øjeblikket and has edited several books including Totalitarian Art and Modernity (2010). Together with Jakob Jakobsen he has organised a series of seminars about Situationism, militancy and image politics in the People’s House in Copenhagen.

JAKOB JAKOBSEN is a politically engaged artist, teacher and activist. He ran the Copenhagen Free University from 2001 to 2007 (, cofounded the artist run TV station tv-tv in 2004, and has participated in exhibitions all over the world including at Wattis Institute, San Francisco; Stedhalle, Zürich; Insa Art Space, Seoul; Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore; Whitechapel Art Gallery, London; München Kunstverein, Munich; Wiener Secession, Vienna; Louisiana, Humlebæk, et al. In 2010 he made the exhibition Billed Politik at Overgaden - Institute of Contemporary Art in Copenhagen (




Århus Kunstbygning

19.11.2010 - 9.1.2011

Concept: Mikkel Bolt and Jakob Jakobsen

Director: Jakob Jakobsen
Script: Mikkel Bolt

Actors: Misja Thirslund Krenchel, Greta Jiménez, Bendt Ulrich Sørensen, Ellen Nyman, Jan Stricker

Cinematographer: Fredrik Sundbye
B-Cinematographer: Mads Hoppe
Sound: Kjetil Mørk
Music: Snöleoparden
Production: Maria Kristensen
Graphic design: Tina Helen and Jakob Jakobsen
Stage design: Raphael Solholm
Archive design: Thomas Bo Østergaard
Website: Jakob Jakobsen

Assistance: Henriette Heise, Andreas Johansen, Valdemar Silverstein Markussen

Snöleoparden musicians: Snö (hanhao), Henning Frimann (percussion, saw), Tais (guitar), Elisabetta (shakers, windpipe), Natacha (guitar), Hjalte (sound recording)

Thanks to The Camel Collective (Anthony Graves, Robert M. Ochshorn, Carla Herrera-Prats, Lasse Lau), Louis F. Jensen, Kim Borch, Nis Rømer, Solvej Heise, Dansk El-Forbund København, Red Rental and the employees at Århus Kunstbygning.