A warm welcome to the opening of William Freeman – you can’t hold an angel, an exhibition by Chilean artist and dissident Pablo Andres, who is currently seeking asylum in Denmark.
The exhibition takes a closer look at conditions for LGBTQ asylum seekers from the Global South, who flee to the West thinking that there is freedom and safety for gender and sexual minorities there – only to find a refugee politics that does not always grant them protection and a LGBTQ community where queer men of colour often encounter sexual racism from white queer men.
In photography, video, collage, and objects, the exhibition maps Andres' encounter with homophobia in the Danish asylum process and with racism in the Western gay community.
During the opening, Andres will give an artist talk and do a performance. The opening is part of the 7th birthday celebration of Trampoline House, in which CAMP is located.
Opening night program
The opening night of the exhibition will be on Friday the 1st of June, and will run from 6:00 pm to 12:00 midnight.
Welcome drinks and speeches / by CAMP's directors and Pablo Andres
Exhibition viewing and community dinner (suggested donation DKK 30)
Artist talk and performance / by Pablo Andres
Trampoline House's 7th birthday party / with open mic session, live music, DJs, bar