About (X)

Institut for (X) is a culture, business and education platform founded in 2009.
It is an independent and not-for-profit culture association arising from citizen initiatives. Scroll down to read more about Institut for (X)

About the Organisation

The (X) is continuously redefined by the members of the platform, which include: 

  • 600+ active members
  • 90 studios & workshops
  • 43 businesses 
  • 15 associations
  • 5 networks

The outdoor spaces and park areas are public and we invite everyone to use and co-produce them.

Everyone at (X) pay rent and organise through neighbourhood meetings.
The administration is reduced to an absolute minimum, and everybody are janitors.
The platform produces events and products of cultural and commercial nature, with an estimated yearly turnover of DKK 20 mill.


Best possible neighborhood for all.
Facilitate and enhance cultural activities, combining artistic creativity with business, public debate and public education.
A dynamic organisation and a laboratory for urban experiments, where initiatives grow organically. 

Contact Info

Institut for (X)
Skovgaardsgade 5C
8000 Aarhus C

For more names and numbers please check out the contact page

Find your way

Institut for X luftfoto 2019, institut for (X)

The A-Building
(meeting place & venue)


Aarhus School of Architecture
(under construction)

Skate spot

Culture Square
(the garden)

Gun School (Office)

Main path
(the red path)

The E-Building

The C-Building

Container City
Workshops & Businesses


Kjålleren (Kiosk)

Watch video

New Neighbor
(Aarhus School of Architecture)

Onsite Gallery

Institut for X ikon

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