The “Yeah Girl” Exhibition Celebrates Women in Skateboarding

On display now at Copenhagen’s Vess Gallery, “Yeah Girl” is a celebration of women in the world of skateboarding. A show made up of images by women photographers of women skaters, it’s a diverse show, curated by photographer Sarah Huston. Featuring work by Jenna Selby, Alana Paterson, Linnea Bullion and others, the exhibition first opened last year in Australia. Head over to Huck to read …

Word of Mouth: Copenhagen

The Danish capital's alluring culinary, architectural, creative and cultural treasures

Located on the Danish islands Zealand and Amager, the country’s capital Copenhagen is ever-changing. While it garners attention for its culinary scene, it’s also host to a kind of renaissance in its fashion, coffeehouse, art and architecture scenes. The Danish concept of “hygge”—a general notion of coziness, and extracting warm pleasures from the nooks of life’s tiny moments—has long been a way of life in …

Johan Deckmann’s Imaginary Book Titles

Poignant, humorous works from an artist who's also a psychotherapist

Much of Copenhagen-based artist Johan Deckmann’s work has the graphic (not to mention internet-friendly) appeal of text-based art, yet it manages to be both thought-provoking and poetic, as well as visually arresting. Most striking, his made-up book covers happen to convey plenty of good advice—for example, “To avoid thinking of death, I dance” and poignant, fun titles such as, “How to forgive but not forget …