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BIOGRAPHY

Eva Koch    

Born 1953
Lives and works in Copenhagen

EDUCATION
Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, Denmark. 1992.
University of Barcelona, Department of Fine Arts, Spain. 1989.


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018 Den drøm om fred, Västerås Konstmuseum, Västerås,
 Sweden
         Ese sueño de paz, CAP Centro de Arte Caja de Burgos, Burgos, Spain 
2017 Note to self, Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
2016 On A Line, Konstnärshuset, Stockolm, Sweden
         Den Drøm om Fred, Cisternerne, Søndermarken, Denmark
         Permanent installation: Legeskulpturen, Sankt Annæ Plads,
         Copenhagen, Denmark
         Duer I Tårnet, the Tower of Christiansborg Castle, Copenhagen,
         Denmark
2015 RayGun Lab, Toowoomba, Australien
2013 FITRY waiting, Den Frie Udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen, Denmark
2012 
I Am The River, Kunsthal Nikolaj, Copenhagen, Denmark
2011 Photomuseum at Brantds Klædefabrik, Odense, Denmark
         (7 October -15 January 2012)
         Eva Koch... Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
2010 Red Poppies, Evergreen, Bryggen, Vejle, Denmark
         Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen, Denmark
2009 SCA Gallery, Sydney, Australia
         Gallery 300m3, Gothenburg, Sweden
         Galeria Magda Bellotti, Madrid, Spai
2008 Pixel, Copenhagen, Denmark
         2 Women, Skagens Museum, Denmark
2007 Gothenburg Museum of Fine Art, Sweden
         Gallery Asbaek, Copenhagen, Denmark
         Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden, Germany
2006 The Nordic House in the Faeroe Islands
         Galeria Magda Bellotti, Madrid, Spain
2005 VOX, The National Museum, Stockholm, Sweden
2004 VILLAR, Museo Pablo Serrano, Zaragoza, Spain
2003 Galeria Magda Bellotti, with Fernando Baena, Madrid, Spain
         VILLAR, Museo de Teruel, Spain
         VILLAR, CGAC, Santiago de Compostella, Spain (Cat)
         Bergen Kunsthall, Norway
2002 Odd Weeks, Moderna Museet, Stockholm
         X-Room, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark (Cat)
2001 GUK, Exhibition Place, Denmark, Germany, Island
         VILLAR, Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
2000 Oha Kunst, Wasserturm, Eutin, Germany
1999 Gallery Stalke, Copenhagen Denmark
1998 Kunstforeningen Gamle Strand, Copenhagen (Cat)
         CRUCE, Madrid, Spain (Cat)

1997 Portrait of a Woman, Bill Board series of 9. Oslo, Norway

1995 Saga II, Copenhagen
1994 Mind the Gap, Sound installation, Pavillion, Copenhagen (Cat)
1991 Wurst Showroom 1991, Copenhagen
         Traneudstilling, Gentofte Art Library, Gentofte, Denmark (Cat)
         Kongo, Copenhagen
1990 CIEJ, Fundació Caixa, Barcelona, Spain
1988 Baghuset Galleri, Copenhagen, Denmark



SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018 Red Poppies #2, Airspace Project, Sydney, Australia
2017 Samtidskunst på hospitaler, KØS, Køge, Denmark
2016 3BHK - an apartment exhibition, Homw Sweet Home, Fort Cochin, India
         VENSKABER, Nivaagaard Malerisamling, Nivå, Denmark
2015 The Bus Project, Vejle Kunstmuseum, Vejle, Denmark
        Ophelia, Kunstenhuis Marktstraat, Belgium
        Naturmøder, J.F. Willumsens Museum, Denmark 
         Summer in the City no.10, Martin asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen,
         Denmark

         PHOTOGRAPHY, Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen, DK
         Limits landscape, 
Gallery Process / Contemporary Art Culture House,
         Core of Azuay. Cuenca, Ecuador

2014 Art festival GANGART, Næstved bycentrum, Denmark
         Summer in the City, Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
         Reflex, Samtidskunst i Dragør, Dragør, Denmark
         You Imagine What You Desire, Biennale of Sydney, Australia
2013 Social Videoscapes from the North, Care of DOCVA, Milano
         Social Videoscapes from the North, Artibus, Ekenäs, Finland (Cat)
         Nordic Art Between Miracles, Center for Contemporary Art, Tbilisi,
         Georgia
         Zeigen, an audiotour through Copenhagen, Nikolaj Kunsthal,
         Copenhagen, Denmark

         Desire Lines, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne,
         Australia

         Mas al Sur, Galleria Magda Bellotti, Madrid, Spain
         Grønningen, Copenhagen, Denmark (Cat)

         VIDEO, Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
2012 Summer in the City, Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
2011 Tjörnedala Konsthall, Baskemölla, Simrishamn, Sweden
         (24 September - 23 October 2012)
         Krannert Museum, Illinois, USA
         Inauguration of Nordic art in Azerbaijan
2010 American Scandinavian Foundation, Norge
         51th October Salon, Beograd, Serbia (Cat)
         Groenningen, Copenhagen, Denmark (Cat)
         Seascapes, Museum Kunst der Westküste, Alkersum, Germany (Cat)
         La Vie en Rouge, Center for Contemporary Art, Icherisheher, Baku,
         Azerbaijan
         Listen to your eyes, FRAC Lorraine, France
2009 Skanstull, Stockholm, Sweden
         Aluminium, Baku, Azebaijan
         Northwave, videoscreening under åbningen af Biennalen i Venedig (Cat)
         A Winters Tale, Gl Holtegaard, Denmark (Cat)
2008 Modern India, IVAM, Valencia, Spain
         Galerie Vanessa Quang, Paris, France
         Groeningen, Bornholms Museum of Fine Art, Denmark (Cat)
         Audio/Video, Gimsinghoved, Struer, Denmark (Cat)
         From Place to Place, Museum of Sketches, Lund, Sweden
         The City as Screen, Roskilde, Denmark (Cat)
         Tangled Up In You, 21c Museum, Louisville, KY, USA
         Untamed Paradises, CAAC, Seville, Spain (Cat)
         Untamed Paradises, MARCO, Vigo, Spain (Cat)
         Phenomena, Pori Art Museum, Finland (Cat)
         Danish Devils, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark (Cat)
2007 QueretaroInterfaz, Museo de la Ciudad, Querétaro, Mexico 
         The Israeli Centre for Digital Art, Holon, Israel
         Subtle Whispering, Total Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
         Underground - Sound & Vision, Warp, Sint-Niklaas, Belgium
         Global Cities, Tate Modern, London, Great Britain
         Groenningen, Copenhagen, Denmark (Cat)

2006 Rome in Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark (Cat)
         Signs, Pori Art Museum, Finland 
         Of the One and the Many, Platform Garanti Contemporary Art Center,
         Istanbul, Turkey
         Bombay Maximum City, Lille, France (Cat)
         PhotoEspaña, Madrid, Spanien 
         Mixed Emotions, Haifa Museum of Art, Israel (Cat)
         Artspace, Sydney, Australia
         Steps, Gl Holtegård, Copenhagen, Denmark
         Videopulsiones, Tecnologias do Sentimento, Lisboa, Portugal
2005 Irreducible, Miami Art Central, Florida
         Musée d'art contemporain de Montreal, Canada
         The Danish Pavilion, 51st Venice Biennial, Italy (Cat)
2004 Heimweg/The Way Home, Galerie Zink & Gegner and Frankfurter
         Buchmesse, Germany
         VideoZone2, Video Art Biennial, Tel Aviv, Israel
         BLICK 04, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
2003 MAD03, Madrid, Spain
         Sound and No-sound, LAB, Copenhagen, Denmark
         Clandestine, 50th Venice Biennial, Italy (Cat)
2002 Body and Soul, Röda Sten, Gothenburg, Sweden
2001 Project Room, Galleria Filomena Soares, Lisbon, Portugal
         CoMa, Sala de Exposiciones de Plaza España, Madrid (Cat)
2000 Embassy, Körners Office, Copenhagen
         Sublime, an hARTware project, Rotterdam, Holland
1999 Close-Ups, NIFCA, Nikolaj Contemporary Art Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark (Cat)
         Trace, Liverpool Biennial Exhibition, Great Britain (Cat)
         Women’s Worlds 99, Tromsö Kunstforening, Tromsö, Norway        
         Gallery Valle Quintana, Madrid, Spain
         Mix - Blended Spaces, Museet for Samtidskunst Roskilde, Denmark (Cat)
         En Face, Gallery North, Copenhagen (Cat)
1998 Stretch, Tensta Konsthall, Galley Index, Stockholm, Sweden (Cat)
         Medialization, Edsvik Konst och Kultur, Stockholm, Sweden
         Leeräume - Nothing but Space, an hARTware project, Dortmund, Germany (Cat)
         The City, Museet for Samtidskunst, Roskilde, Denmark (Cat)
1997 Transit, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark (Cat)
         The Louisiana Exhibition, Denmark (Cat)
1995 MTG III, Sound installation, Museet for Samtidskunst, Roskilde, Denmark (Cat)
1993 Brandts Klædefabrik and Eventyr Haven, Odense, Denmark (Cat)
1992 Norrsken, Biennal for Contemporary Nordic Art, Gothenburg Artmuseum, Sweden (Cat)
         European Media Art Festival, Osnabrück, Germany (Cat)
         Propuesta 92, Circulo de Bellas Arte, Madrid, Spain (Cat)
1990 Madrid Minimixer, Casa del Reloj, Madrid, Spain (Cat)
1989 September Exhibition, Sophienholm, Lyngby, Denmark (Cat)
         Sculpture Project, Lodsparken, Hvidovre, Denmark (Cat)


PUBLIC WORKS
2011 Sound sculpture, Karensminde, Sydhavnen, Copenhagen, Denmark
2010 Azerbaijan Art Stations, permanent videoinstallation i The Culture House of Bina, Baku, Azerbaijan
2009 The video "CROWDS" installed permanently in "ORKANEN", Malmö University, Sweden
2006 Sculpture for Lyshøj School, Kolding, Denmark
2003 Video altarpiece in the chapel in Söder Sjükhus, Stockholm, Sweden
         Outdoor Video installed permanently at Sickla Udde, Stockholm, Sweden
2000 Winter Light. With Flemming Brandtbjerg, Kongens Nytorv, Copenhagen
1998 Sculpture by the Library Square and Park in Skanderborg, Denmark
1997 Earth Sculpture in Esbjerg, Denmark, with landscape architect Steen Høyer
1994 Sculpture in The King’s Gardens in Odense, Denmark
1993 The Danish Arts Foundation, "Temporary Sculpture Project" in Valby, Denmark


OTHE PROJECTS
Time is a river which sweeps me along, Copehagen University Amager, KUA2, Copenhagen, Denmark
19th Biennale of Sydney - You Imagine What You Desire
Concerts in Øbrohallen with Mike Sheridan, 12 November 2012
"VILLAR – Manuela's Children", Gyldendal 2007, Spanish educational version
"VILLAR - Manuela's Children" an interactive dvd, 2001
With the architect studio Preben Skaarup, winner of the landscape competition, Stige Ø, Denmark, 2006
MTG IV, a Radio Programme with Morten Carlsen, 1996
67 Danish Female Artist, an Internet site, 1996
Artspace #3, an internet project, 2003
Architect on "Seeing the world Anew"" The National Museum of Photography, Copenhagen Denmark, 2002
CoMa curated with Fernando Baena, 2001


TEACHING
Higher Institute for Fine Arts (HISK), Gent, Belgium, Guest Lecturer, 2008
WARP, Portfoliodays, Sint. Niklaas, Belgien, 2008
Valand Art Academy, Gothenburg, Sweden, Guest Lecturer, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009
Department of Photography and Film, Gothenburg University, Sweden, professor, 2004 – 06
The Royal Academy of Art, Stockholm, Sweden, Guest professor, 2003
Det Jyske Kunstakademi, Guest Lecturer, 2002
The Jutland Art Academy, Denmark, guest lecturer, 2002
The Royal Danish Art Academy, Guest Lecturer, 2000
The Royal Danish Academy, The Landscape Department, Guest Lecturer, 1996, 1997


BOARDS

Board member of Kunsten.nu, Denmark, 2009 - 
Board Member of The Danish Graphic Association, 2000 - 
Board Member of The Danish Arts Council, Danish Ministry of Culture, 2007 - 2011
Board Member of The executive committee, The Royal Danish Academy, Denmark, 2005 – 2007
Board Member of The National Workshops for Arts and Crafts, Denmark, 2004 - 2007
Board Member of The Royal Danish Academy, the committee for Landscape, Denmark, 1997 - 2003
Board Member of Danish Ministry of Culture, The Development Foundation, 1998 - 2001
Board Member of The Charlottenborg Foundation, Denmark, 1994 - 1997

GRANTS AND HONOURS
Aage og Yelva Nimb’s Fond, 2011
Ole Haslunds Kunstnerfond, 2011
The Royal Danish Academy, The Thorvaldsen Medal, 2011
The Danish Arts Foundation, Price for "Calais", Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, 2010
"Best Achievement" for the installationen "NoMad", The 51 October Salon, Belgrade, 2010
Niels Wessel Bagge's Art Foundation, Denmark, 2009
The Royal Danish Academy, The Edouard Eggeling Grant, 2008
Vilhelm Thaning Art foundations Travel grant, 2008
The Art museum "Arkens" Travel Grant, 2008
Honoured by The Anne Marie Telmanyi, born Carl Nielsens, Foundation, 2005
Honoured by The Royal Danish Academy, The Torjussens Foundation, 2004
The Royal Danish Academy, The Eckersberg Medal, 2003
The Danish Art critics Artist Price, 1999
The Danish Arts Foundation, Price for the exhibition "en face", Gallery North, Copenhagen, 1999
Elna and C.T. Hollesens Grant, 1998
Architectural Price of the year 1996, with Steen Høyer for the Earth sculpture in Esbjerg, Denmark
3-years Grant, The Danish Arts Foundation, 1996
“David Samlingen”: “Agnes Lunds Mindelegat”, 1991
Reciepient of “The New Carlsberg Travel Grant", 1989
The Royal Danish Academy, “Conrad Oscar Carlsons Mindelegat” 1986

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
New Hall Art Collection, Murray Edwards Collage, University of Cambridge
The National Public Art Council, Sweden
Gothenburg Art Museum, Gothenburg, Sweden
Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark
Museet for Samtidskunst, Roskilde, Denmark
Collection Gentofte Art Library, Denmark
Museo de Bellas Artes, Santander, Spain
Espacio Escala, C/ Cardenal Cisneros 5, Sevilla, Spain
Centro de Arte, Caja de Burgos, Spain
CGAC, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostella, Spain
21 C Museum, Foundation, Louisville, Kentucky, USA

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
"Junes Lace" by Mai Misfeldt, Brandts - Museet for Fotokunst, Odense, Denmark, 2011
"Salammbô - nye værker af Eva Koch" af Mai Misfeldt, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Denmark, 2010
"Scener fra Villar del Cobo", af Lars Movin, Eva Koch, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Denmark, 2010
"Passage, punktum og perspektiv" af Mikkel Bogh, Eva Koch, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Denmark, 2010
"The in-Between" by Nicola Carola Heuwinkel, Museum Kunst der Westküste, Germany, 2010
"Nortwave" Overview of video art in the Nordic Countries, by Lorella Scacco, Silvana Editoriale, Venice, 2009
"Evergreen - On the recent works of Eva Koch" by Mai Misfeldt, Phenomena, Pori Art Museum, Finland 2008
"Indlevelse och vetenskap" Margaretha Rossholm Lagerlöf, Sweden, Atlantis 2007
"Mixed Emotions" Tami Katz-Freiman, Haifa Museum of Art, Israel, 2006
“Catching On, Letting Go, Holding On” by Maj Misfeldt, 51th Venice Biennial, Italy
“Notes on the Work of Eva Koch” The Danish Pavilion, 51th Venice Biennial, Italy
“Coincidences and Differences” by Marianne Torp, Black Box Iluminated, IASPIS 2004
"Eva Koch" by Miquel Fernández-Cid, Santiago B. Olmo and Celia Prado, CGAC 2003
"Sublime" Interview by Celia Prado, Arte y Cultura Contemporánea, Spain, February 2003
"Europæisk Videokunst" by Lars Movin, Det Kongelige Danske Kunstakademi, Denmark 2003
"VILLAR" Marianne Torp and Celia Prado, Statens Museum for Kunst, Denmark 2002
“I Fokus och Periferi”, Staffan Cullberg, Årskatalogen 2002, Statens Konstråd, Sweden
“Lyshøjen” by Allan de Waal, Arkitektur DK, 3/2001
“Jordskulptur i Østre Kjersinge” by Steen Høyer, Landskab 4/2000
“Erdbewegungen und Landschaftsbild”, by Høyer & Koch, Werk, Bauen und Wohnen, Jan/Feb, 2000
“Glimmende Landmarken” by Steen Høyer, Garten und Landchaft, June 1999
”Parks/Parchi” Gianpiero Donin, April 1999
“Jord- og lysskulptur” by Steen Høyer, Byggekunst nr. 7, 1997
”Ideology in Denmark today” by Malene Hauxner, Topos European Landscape Magazine, June 1997
“Close-Ups” by Lars Movin & Lene Crone, Catalogue, Nicholaj Contemporary Art Center 1999
“NoMad” by Mai Misfelt, Catalogue Eva Koch 1999
"Interaktion" by Tage Hind, Øjeblikket, number 22. 1994
"Mobilizing Spaces" by Helle Damsgård, Index, number 1.1994
"Eva Koch" by Michael Hübl, Skulptur i Eventyrparken og Kunsthallen Brandts Klædefabrik,1993
"Eva Koch" by Karsten Ohrt, "Norrsken 1992", Kunsthallen Göteborg, Sweden,1992
"Artistas en Madrid" by Miquel Fernández-Cid, Pabellón de la Comunidad de Madrid, Expo 1992
"Space in Time" by Esteban Pujals Gesali, "Propuesta 92" Circulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid, Spain
"The Hypothetical Space" by Carsten Juhl, Catalogue Eva Koch 1991