RETHINK — Contemporary Art & Climate Change is an exhibition of 26 works created by trendsetting Nordic and international contemporary artists working in the intersection between art, culture and climate change.

The exhibition is a result of a cooperation between the National Gallery of Denmark, Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art, Nikolaj Copenhagen Contemporary Art Center and the Alexandra Institute.

RETHINK has been appointed "The Nordic Exhibition of the Year 2009-2010" and will tour the Nordic countries in 2010 and 2011. 

RETHINK was also present at this years Cinema Planeta Film and Environment Festival in Cuernavaca, Mexico.


The site is no longer updated. Danish exhibition magazines can still be ordered through The Alexandra Institute. English versions are sold out.

Tour plan


  • Rogaland Kunstmuseum, Stavanger, 20/8-21/11
  • Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm, 20/2-10/4 - finished
  • Cinema Planeta Film and Environment Festival
    in Cuernavaca, Mexico 5/3 - 14/3 - finished 


  • National Gallery of Denmark, 31/10-5/4 - finished
  • Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art, 31/10-27/12 - finished
  • Nikolaj Copenhagen Contemporary Art Center, 31/10-10/1 - finished
  • Moesgård Museum, 31/10-7/3 - finished


rethink reviews

  • “... an ambitious and well conceived art project”
    - Berlingske Tidende, 5 out of 6 stars
  • “… a huge experience, and I warmly recommend all three exhibitions…”
    - Politiken, 6 out of 6 hearts
  • “… a new age of enlightenment is coming, and that is something to reflect on after a tour round the three exhibitions.”
    - Børsen, 5 out of 6 stars
  • “... It’s breathtaking. Quite simply astonishing!!”
    - Mette Sandby, Weekendavisen, to Kulturguiden on P2, Danmarks Radio