Superkilen, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2015

Superkilen is an award-winning urban space. The public park, created by the innovative artists’ group Superflex, is “intended to celebrate diversity. Filled with objects from around the globe, it is designed as a kind of world exposition for the local inhabitants, covering over 50 nationalities, who have been able to contribute their own ideas and artefacts to the project.” It’s a sort of architectural United Nations, yet very Danish in its democratic approach, with swings from Iraq, benches from Brazil, a fountain from Morocco and signage from Russia. On paper the combination sounds forced and muddled but in person it comes off like a block party of colour and form. Area residents young and old seem to embrace Superkilen and use every one of its colourful corners to skate, swing, slide…
Much more about this exciting space on our mayor contribtor's Travel Blog
Lets-Get-Lost.com

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photographs by Ken Grunberg,
and Una Janicijevic
VR by urbansquares

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