World Leaders Forum: Olafur Eliasson

Ice Watch by Olafur Eliasson and Minik Rosing
Supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies
Installation: Bankside, outside Tate Modern, London, 2018
Photograph: Charlie Forgham-Bailey

Introduced by Carol Becker, Dean of Columbia University School of the Arts


Renowned Danish-Icelandic visual artist Olafur Eliasson’s large-scale works such as Ice Watch and New York City Waterfalls spark critical dialogue about climate change and our relationship to nature. His work is driven by interests in perception, movement, embodied experience, and feelings of self, engaging the broader public sphere through architectural projects, interventions in civic space, arts education, policy-making, and issues of sustainability.


Co-presented by Columbia University School of the Arts and The Forum


Check-in will begin one hour prior to start time. Seating is limited and first come, first served. Advance registration does not guarantee seating; early arrival is suggested.


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Event Time & Date

Date: Thu September 26, 2019
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: The Forum at Columbia University, 605 W. 125th St., New York, NY 10027
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