About

About

Text by Charlotte Præstegaard Schwartz, 2019
The liberating method
Den frisættende metode

Text by Camilla Jalving, 2017
Trackwork
Sporarbejde

Interview by Torben Sangild, 2017
Like the Soundtrack of a Film
Som lydsporet til en film

Text by Karsten R.S. Ifversen, 2017
Art without a Boundary
Kunst uden indhegning

CV

CV

1964 born in Copenhagen
1993-96 Berlin
1996-2009 Cologne
Since 2009 Copenhagen

education
1986-93 Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen
1991-93 Rijksakademie van beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam

works in public spaces
2020
WHAT WE DO NOT KNOW WE DO NOT KNOW, Kanalbyen, Fredericia
2018
If Walls Could Speak, Køge Town Hall, Køge
2017
Outlooks and Insights, Vejle Psychiatric Hospital, Vejle (winning competition)
2016
Rupture, MT Højgaard ́s Headquarters, Søborg
Ancestral Gallery, The Administration, Aarhus University, Aarhus
2015
Forecourt of The Institute for the Blind and Partially Sighted, Hellerup, in collaboration with Niels Guttormsen and Bertelsen & Scheving Architects
Tracks and Webs, Rail Net Denmark ́s Traffic Center West, Fredericia (winning competition)
2014
University of Southern Denmark, Institute for Molecular Medicine, Odense
2013
Ringsted Highschool, Ringsted
2012/21 
BOGBØRSEN, The Book Exchange (with Steen Palsbøll), Gentofte
2010
Roof terrace, Frederik VIII ́s Palace, Amalienborg, Copenhagen (winning competition)
2003
The Common House, Senior Living Kløvermarken, Målev

competition proposals (not realized)
2020
Es gibt immer einen Weg, KÖR, Vienna
Time, Eternity and the Moment, the Service Building at the New Malmö Hospital, Malmö
2018
Berlin Hellersdorf mittendrin, Kunst im Untergrund 2018, „Plakat politisch machen – 60 Jahre Kunst statt Werbung”
2017
Alles ist Wechselwirkung, Humboldt Forum, Berliner Castle, Berlin
2013
Uptown, Downtown, Dokk1 i Aarhus Port, Aarhus Municipality
2011
The first zero energy office building of Aarhus Municipality 

solo exhibitions (selected)
2022
Step back, step back please (with Andrea Ostermeyer), Viborg Kunsthal
Ikke tabt, ikke grebet (Not lost, not grabbed), Skitsehandlen, Faaborg
2017 
Vanitas Unfolded, Politikens Forhal, Copenhagen
2016 
Moving Things, Galerie Mikael Andersen, Copenhagen
2013 
Where are you?, Galerie Mikael Andersen, Copenhagen
2011 
Access, Galerie Mikael Andersen, Copenhagen
Gesammelte Folgen, Galerie Mikael Andersen, Berlin
2008 
Die Verbindung wird gehalten, Galerie Oberem, Bonn
2006 
With Backs facing Forward, Horsens Kunstmuseum
The End, Fung Sway, Copenhagen
Kollen, mönnen, dögen, sürfen, mollen, wüssen, Galerie Oberem, Bonn
2005
Jedes Mal ein anderes Mal, Kunsthalle Bremerhaven, Bremerhaven 
2001
Foran Matskiven (In Front of the Focusing Screen), Horsens Kunstmuseum, Horsens
Auf der Mattscheibe, Galerie Schneider, Bonn
2000
Paintbox, Bredgade 65, Copenhagen
1997
German Boards & Papers, Tidsrum Maleri, Copenhagen
Entweder-Oder, artothek, Cologne
Left-Right, Galleri Jespersen, Odense
1995
Pladsholder I + II, Gentofte Kunstbibliotek, Gentofte + Ribe Kunstmuseum, Ribe
1990
Biler (Cars), Demonstrationslokale for kunst, Copenhagen

group exhibitions (selected)
2022-2008
Den Frie Udstilling, Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen
2014 
Sculptures and Works on Paper, Galerie Mikael Andersen, Berlin
2013-14 
RE:SET, Clemens Sels Museum Neuss. Kunstmuseum Heidenheim. Kunsthalle Recklinghausen. Kunstmuseum Celle
2010 
Art for the Royal Family, KØS, Museum for Art in Public Spaces, Køge ARoS, Aarhus
2007 
Wenn Handlungen Form werden, Neues Museum Nuremberg, Nuremberg
November ist vor Dezember, Galerie Oberem, Bonn
Uptime Downtime, Stedefreund, Berlin
2005
Bis an den Rand der Malerei, Galerie Oberem, Bonn
2004-1998
Several shows with Seven Up at Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen. Sophienholm, Lyngby. Kunsthal Brænderigården, Viborg. Museum Hofheim, Frankfurt a.M.
2000
PS1999, Archipel – Aktuele beeldende kunst, Apeldoorn
Fact & Value, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen 
Floor Show, Den Frie Center of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen
1998
Biennale Syd, Sørlandet Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand
Radical Abstraction, the Waikato Museum of Art and History, Hamilton
1997
90 ́er modernisme, Den Frie Center of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen
1996
On The Corner, Tidsrum Maleri, Copenhagen
1995
Human Touch, Trøndelag Kunstgalleri, Trondheim
1994
2D, Overgaden, Copenhagen
Tapko in C.E.C., Copenhagen
Proms II, Kunsthallen, Brandts Klædefabrik, Odense 
Germinations 8, Breda, Warsaw, Athens, Madrid
1993
Praktisk Avantgarde, Herning Kunstmuseum, Herning
Open Studios, Rijksakademie van beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam
1992
Aurora 5, Nordisk Kunstcentrum, Joensuu Kunstmuseum, Joensuu
Tendenser i dansk fotografi, Fotografisk Galleri, Copenhagen
1991
Lang Lørdag, Den Frie Center of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen
1990
Luxury Culture, Sophienholm, Copenhagen
1989
Demonstrationslokale for kunst, Copenhagen
Danske billedkunstnere fotograferer, Kunsthallen, Brandts Klædefabrik, Odense

awards and scholarships (selected)
2022
Residency at The Danish Art Workshops, Copenhagen
2021
Residency at Brechts House, Svendborg
Residency at The Danish Art Workshops, Copenhagen
2020
Aage and Johanne Louis-Hansen Foundation
Beckett-Foundation
Grosserer L. F. Foghts Foundation
Dansk Tennis Foundation
Working Scholarship, Danish Arts Foundation
2019
Residency at San Cataldo, Scala
Farveprisen 2019
2016 
Working Scholarship, Danish Arts Foundation 
2014 
Ole Haslund Artists’ Foundation
2011
Price of Kunstnerfonden of 1973
2009
Open Call, Danish Arts Foundation, The Book Exchange (with Steen Palsbøll)
2007
Aage og Yelva Nimbs Foundation Scholarship
Ole Haslunds Artists’ Foundation Travel Scholarship 
2003
The Danish Art Prize
Working Scholarship, Danish Arts Foundation 
2001
Horsens Kunstmuseums Venners Kunstnerpris
Jens Søndergaard Little Memorial Scholarship
Working Scholarship, Danish Arts Foundation
1995
Three-year working scholarship, Danish Arts Foundation
1994
Working scholarship, Danish Arts Foundation
1993
Bikuben’s Scholarship Residence, Berlin
Gerda Jensen’s Artists’ Scholarship 

since 2020
Board of directors, Faaborg Museum
2012-15
Chairman of Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen
2010-17
Board of directors, Den Frie Udstilling
since 2011
Board of directors, Painter Arne Petersens and Ebba Gregersens Residence

member of Den Frie Udstilling
member of Billedkunstnernes Forbund BKF
member of Kunstnersamfundet