STORIES FROM A CITY
ISSUE #2 COPENHAGEN

For the second issue of Out Here we travelled to Copenhagen, Denmark’s capital city. On our journey around the city we found an empty theme park, an inspiring social entrepreneur, and, of course, countless enormous pastries. We found a city with multiple personalities. The impeccably designed bike lanes and pristine metro stations belie the dynamic and fascinating people that live beside them.

 

STORIES FROM COPENHAGEN


Illegal

MICHAEL LODBERG

Michael Lodberg Olsen is a social entrepreneur who focuses on helping local communities to engender change for themselves. His current project is the street magazine ‘ILLEGAL!’…

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WRENCHMONKEES

Per and Nicholas started Wrench Monkees in 2008, after 10 years customising old off-road motorcycles, Kawasaki 750’s and even mopeds as kids. They now customise motorbikes for customers all over the world.

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Neighbourhood

HELLERUP

We stumbled across this neighbourhood dubbed the Beverly Hills of Copenhagen and were instantly entranced by the intriguing houses.

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Chassis-Arcade

CHASSIS ARCADE

Chassis Arcades is Copenhagen’s first and only traditional amusement arcade. Located in a basement shop front in northern Copenhagen.

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Printers

MR.JORGENSUN

We found Mr Jorgensen in a small print shop underneath an art suppliers. He uses the same printing press that he trained on 35 years ago./p>

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Races

CHARLOTTENLUND RACES

Harness racing is hugely popular in Denmark. We visited the oldest race course of its kind in Europe, which has been hosting races since 1881.

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Tivoli

TIVOLI THEMEPARK

Tivoli Gardens was built in 1843 right in the heart of Copenhagen. Commissioned by King Christian VIII, the rides were the most elaborate and exquisite of their day.

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Church-of-our-saviour

CITY GUIDE

A collection of the places in Copenhagen that left an impression on us. Including a vintage camera shop and the the oldest race track in Denmark.

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STORIES FROM BERLIN


Berlin-tag-catalogue

TAG CATALOGUE

It is very hard to find a spot of empty wall in Berlin. Wherever you look in Berlin there are tags, stickers, paste-ups, and stencils.

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Berlin-SOT

S.O.T

A tattoo crew that span Europe. Specialising in single needle ‘prison’ style, Ricaletto’s tattoos are crude, imaginative and charismatic.

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Berlin-the-bunker

THE BUNKER

The Bunker, with its windowless facade and rusted steel doors, can be found looming in Berlin’s most central district Mitte.

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Berlin-Stans-HQ

STAN’S HEADQUARTER

Stan only cuts hair in a neo-Rockabilly style. He continues to use the same equipment and techniques he learnt with years ago.

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