It will take place in Copenhagen next year...

A new exhibition dedicated to the creativity of Nick Cave has been announced.

Stranger Than Kindness: The Nick Cave Exhibition will take place at The Black Diamond, Copenhagen next year, running between March 23rd and October 3rd.

Supported by main sponsor Gucci and the Danish foundation Beckett-Fonden, the exhibition matches large scale installations against original atmospheric soundscapes specially recorded by Nick Cave and Warren Ellis.

In all, Stranger Than Kindness will utilise more than 300 objects from Cave’s own collection, the collections of Royal Danish Library and a number of private lenders.

Ambitious in its scope, the exhibition covers more than 50 years in the artist's life, and its multi-sensory trail spans eight rooms with original artwork, handwritten lyrics, literature, photography, videos, set designs, and collected personal artefacts.

Stranger Than Kindness: The Nick Cave Exhibition runs between March 23rd - October 3rd at The Black Diamond, Copenhagen.


Nick Cave will also release an illustrated autobiography next year, also titled Stranger Than Kindness. Publishers Canongate say:

Stranger Than Kindness is a journey in images and words into the creative world of musician, storyteller and cultural icon Nick Cave. This highly collectible book contains images selected by Cave from ‘Stranger Than Kindness: The Nick Cave Exhibition’, presented by the Royal Danish Library in partnership with Arts Centre Melbourne.

Featuring full-colour reproductions of original artwork, handwritten lyrics, photographs and collected personal artefacts, it presents Cave’s life, work and inspiration and explores his many real and imagined universes.

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