Carl Frederik Waage Beck

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Carl Frederik Waage Beck (Born 1979 in Copenhagen, Denmark) is a Copenhagen-based community activist and artist working under the pseudonym Paintshooter.

Paintshooter graduated in 2006 with a MSc in Economics & Business Administration from Copenhagen Business School.

In 2009 his first show - an event and portrait exhibition named "Elect your saviour"- took place in Brorsons Church, Copenhagen.[1][2]

The Exhibition and church was at that time occupied by roughly 30 Iraqi refugees seeking Asylum in Denmark.[3]
Paintshooter was the vicechairman of the Parish Council which allowed the Iraqis to stay in the church.

The Refugee seekers were later dislodged in a police raid ending a 3 month long stalemate.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ blaagaardenssogn.dk/upload/webkirkemedkant.pdf
  2. ^ Kunstavisen #5 2009 http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8039b37d?page=9#/8039b37d/28
  3. ^ BBC Europe http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/8199750.stm
  4. ^ New York Times http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/15/world/europe/15denmark.html

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