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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

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, 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
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

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