Philip Morley on why Aarhus Makers is a good idea

Aarhus Makers addresses a real, untapped need and it is totally benign. Nobody gets hurt. It’s not based on greed. And it removes a huge headache for the makers themselves. Now they can just get on with what they love doing.

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The When is the new What

Knowledge did not take up any space, even when all was printed on paper and not on PDF. The digital revolution, like previous ones, has basically compressed space and, consequently, it has accelerated time. There is room for knowledge, of course, but not time, so it can be stored anywhere but in our heads. Send it to the cloud, the fog or limbo.

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A Robot's Gender

The truth is that the labour world has never been a party, although any club is appealing if there is a queue waiting outside the door. Of course there have been many benefits from the changing role of women, and surely we would not be talking about new vital options if women had not been able to access spaces that were once forbidden (even if so many still remain). However, the question in my head does not have to do with the “what” but with the “when”.

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The Local factor

"We shopped locally and we kept each other afloat even if it meant not picking up bargains in the next town , it was embedded in their psyche that disunited we would fall. Roofs would go up in a day as a whole community would get together to raise them."

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No argument beats a pointing pipe - Lakor Aarhus

I Graven finder du Lakor – en lille mande-hule, hvor interiøret glimter af Cold Hawaiis surferstemning, Skagensmalere, Udkants Danmark, urban street- og graffiti-kultur, lakridspiber og en god portion kreativitet, humor og fantasi (OBS – piger er også velkomne!)

In Graven you can find Lakor – A small man-cave, where the content exudes a cool mix of references to Jutland’s surf-hub Cold Hawaii, the Iconic Danish “Skagen painters”, urban street and graffiti culture, liquorish pipes and a solid portion of humor, imagination and creativity (btw girls are also welcome!).

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The Studio Herman

If I feel like painting, then I make space and spend the day on that. I use the shop as my workspace, so some times the pieces are sold before I even finish them – people can come and see my process and how I work. I always want to put the customer first, and it’s a small shop, but that doesn’t matter because it all adds to having that intimacy with the customers.”

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