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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

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, Spain.

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

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.

2003 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,