Program Aug. 26–Sept. 1, 2019

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Photo: Viktoria Steinhart

Photo: Viktoria Steinhart

TUESDAY / Big house meeting

The big house meeting takes place every last Tuesday of the month. The first part is devoted to announcements. The second part is devoted to discussing an in-depth discussion of a current issue. This Tuesday, we will talk about what happens during a Danish job interview. When: Tuesday, Aug. 27, 5–6:30 pm. Where: Trampoline House’s café.

Photo: Britta Thomsen

Photo: Britta Thomsen

SATURDAY / Moroccan food workshop

Sign up for this cooking workshop and learn how to cook traditional Moroccan couscous from two skilled Sisters Cuisine chefs. The sisters will take you through all the steps and will answer questions about life as a refugee woman in Denmark while you are cooking. Price incl. ingredients: DKK 425. Click here to register. Please register before Thursday, Aug. 29, 5 pm! All profits go to Trampoline House’s programs for asylum-seeking children. When: Saturday, Aug. 31, 3–7 pm. Where: Trampoline House’s kitchen A and B.

Video still from  Chauka, Please Tell Us the Time  (2017)

Video still from Chauka, Please Tell Us the Time (2017)

SEPT. 7 / “Spaces of disappearance:” Literature and film event about refugee detention centers!

In conjunction with the exhibition Homeless Souls, the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art is hosting a literature and film event curated by Trampoline House’s art space CAMP on Sept. 7. Experience author and human rights advocate Behrouz Boochani, who via Skype will talk about his award-winning novel No Friend But the Mountains which was written in the form of text messages from one of Australia's infamous asylum centers, Manus Island detention facility. Filmmaker Arash Kamali Sarvestani will be present to introduce Chauka, Please Tell Us the Time, the film he and Behrouz Boochani made together using Behrouz’ cell phone footage from Manus Island. There will also be a screening of the film Cast Away Souls about the Danish deportation center Sjælsmark, directed by asylum activist Stanley Edward, German filmmaker Markus Fiedler, and Danish visual artists Nanna Katrine Hansen and Thomas Elsted, followed by a Q & A facilitated by author Liv Nimand Duvå on similarities between Danish refugee policy and the Manus Island Detention Center. The event is free with Louisiana admission. Click here to reserve a seat. When: Saturday, Sept. 7, 1–5:30 pm. Where: Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk.