PLATFORM4-IN-A-BOX was Platform4's first fully self-curated exhibition featuring 7 art/tech installations made by local talents, who worked over the course of the last year to build an art piece to be exhibited at the official showcase in August 2011.
Art and technology project Platform4 has over the recent 3 years grown more and more mature - and initiated some of Denmarks most creative and colorful projects in the spectrum between art and technology. This year the time came to go on tour and showcase the project. The idea was to make that happen with the mobile exhibition PLATFORM4-IN-A-BOX, where seven select projects would be put in a box and sent on the road.
The 7 projects were chosen from a large body of applications over the course of 12 months, and the selected participants then assembled and exhibited in August in Platform4 at a large vernissage and with quite a lot of press interest.
The idea was then to send the exhibition on the road to other cities, so that the audience there would be able to experience a little of what PLATFORM4 stands for. This turned out to be a little harder than first anticipated, mainly because of the nature of the 7 installation pieces - where several turned out to be anything but mobile. As of now, the plans to do the tour has been laid to rest, although to be revived, should the opportunity occur.
As a sidenote, one of the PLATFORM4-IN-A-BOX projects, Inside Out Vol. II by Edit Vizer, went on to win the PLATFORM4 AWARD 2011 grand prize of 10.000 Danish Kroner at the big award show on October 29, 2011.
Platform4-in-a-box was made possible through the generous support of Kulturaftale Nordjylland and The Danish Art Council.