Sisters Hope & Cantabile2

Sisters Hope and Cantabile2 are currently exploring the possibilities of potential future co-productions.


Sisters Academy

Rooted in an art-based research process we are currently working on creating the new educational system – The school of the new paradigm. Read more about the academy.


The Poetic Revolution

Aiming at enchanting and evoking poetry in everyday life Sisters Hope is part of The Poetic Revolution. Read more about the movement here.


Unfolding Academia

Sisters Hope is also investigating new forms of research and (re)presentation within the world of academia through the creation of interactive and affective learning-spaces. Sisters Hope has previously participated in a series of international symposia (see below) exploring how to Unfold Academia. Read more about the initiative here.


How to do Things with Academia

Sisters Hope participated in the symposium How to do Things with Academia, Copenhagen, June 2011.

This symposium was devoted to the format of the manual. Sisters Hope created the first manual for The Poetic Revolution – The Manual on How to Become a Poetic Revolutionary together with poetic revolutionaries from places such as Argentina, United Kingdom, New York City, Prague, Germany and Australia and fictional representatives from Club de la Faye, Fiction Pimps, Hijas del mal, Time and Space Died Yesterday & Collective Unconscious


Collective Futures

Sisters Hope participated in the symposium COLLECTIVE FUTURES, Goldsmiths, London, March 2011, and explored questions such as:

How can we create a ‘learning space’ or a ‘research lab’, where the participants are inspired to approach their project in a new way with the outset in bodily and somatic experiences within the space? And how can the universe continue and expand even though the sisters are moving on?


Humanities Un-plugged

Sisters Hope participated at HUMANITIES UN-PLUGGED, InterArt, Freie Universität, Berlin, November 2010


At HUMANITIES UN-PLUGGED we constructed an alternative frame to aspire and inspire to debate and discussions whit the outset in the activation of the aesthetic dimension. Through the use of fictional strategies we experimented with new ways of learning, knowledge production, and reflection. Thereby we wished, not only to (re)present and communicate the humanities in new ways, but also to create a frame within which we can experiment with the absorption and production of knowledge in new manners than the current.

In continuation of this aim, we investigated and discussed questions such as:

How can we ‘enliven’ the humanities as an academic discipline through art-installatoric work? How can we work with aesthetic learning in an art-installatoric context? How can we lecture and teach as fictive characters? What (power) position are we placed/placing ourselves in while communicating as/through ‘The Sisters’? And what ethical questions do that raise?

The sisters enjoying the fresh breeze of the Northern beaches. Photo Julie Johansen