Yearly Archives: 2012

Kim Herfort Nielsen, 3XN: Co-creating sustainable urban development

Kim Herfort Nielsen is founder and CEO of the Danish architect company 3XN. 3XN has a building project in India which has the purpose to avoid the creation of ghettos by integrating slum dwellers in the same buildings as people who have recently moved to the city, and by creating a better mix of low- [...]

October 5, 2012

Prahalad Achutharao: Innovate the innovation

Mr. Prahalad Achutharao is CEO of Geschickten Biosciences Pvt Ltd in Bangalore, India. He gave a key note speech about Biotechnology and Sustainability in Modern India at the conference ‘Co-creating Sustainable Business between Denmark and India’, held on 14 September 2012 at Copenhagen Business School in Denmark, and this interview was recorded on the same [...]

October 2, 2012

Bjarne Moltke Hansen: Respect and know the culture

Mr. Bjarne Moltke Hansen is Managing Director and CEO of F.L.Smidth India. This video clip was recorded during the conference ‘Co-Creating Sustainable Business between Denmark and India’ which was held at the Copenhagen Business School on 14 September 2012. In a round-up session at the conference, Mr. Bjarne Moltke Hansen presented a couple of reasons [...]

October 2, 2012

Stephan Grabowski: The meaning of India is… joy!

The Danish drummer and composer Stephan Grabowski takes us on a fantastic ride into the Indian music universe. In this interview, he explains the long term relation that he has been crafting with India during the past 20 years. Ever since his first trip to India many years ago, Stephan Grabowski fell completely in love [...]

October 1, 2012

Jitish Kallat: Investigating the city

Jitish Kallat is an Indian born and based artist of international repute who contributes to the ‘India: Art Now’ exhibition at Arken Museum of Modern Art in Copenhagen, Denmark, from 18 August 2012 to 13 January 2013. In this interview, Jitish Kallat presents his artwork, bringing into focus the relationship between the individual and the masses.   [...]

September 20, 2012

Shilpa Gupta: Perceiving and creating the world

  Shilpa Gupta is an Indian born and based artist of international repute who contributes to the ‘India: Art Now’ exhibition at Arken Museum of Modern Art in Copenhagen, Denmark, from 18 August 2012 to 13 January 2013. In this interview, Shilpa Gupta explains her artwork, how the culture of consuption has shaped her artwork and the role of the audience. [...]

September 20, 2012

Tor Nørretranders: India to become a Superpower of Compassion

The Danish writer Tor Nørretranders presents his idea about compassion: How compassion could shape the future of India, Denmark and the world. India could become the 21st century’s ‘Superpower of Compassion’, explains Tor Nørretranders in this video-clip: India is a country where compassion is awake in every human being, and India has, in fact, an [...]

September 19, 2012

Ulrik Haagerup: ‘Danes, you must learn from the Indians: become hungry!’

Ulrik Haagerup, Head of News at the Danish Broadcasting Corporation, DR, explains to three Indian journalists his own theory on why, according to researchers, the Danes are the most satisfied people in the world. In his opinion, the heavy taxation in Denmark has helped to create a relatively equal society, where to everyone is given the same [...]

September 14, 2012

Amrit Gangar: Brief history of the India-Denmark relation

“I think there is already a bridge between Danish and Indian culture. Now what we need is to make that bridge durable,” says the film historian, writer and curator Amrit Gangar. This sentence emphasizes the connection and the continuous exchange between Denmark and India, Amrit Gangar explains: This relation has been going on ever since [...]

September 11, 2012

Michael Christiansen: Way to solve the world’s problems

One could ask oneself: What does the world’s biggest, most innovative, and fastest growing democracy have in common with one of the world’s smallest, oldest, and most established democracies? What do we have in common? The answer is easy; because what we have in common is this planet. It is the earth. It is our [...]

September 11, 2012

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