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BIOGRAPHY

Jesper Carlsen

Born 1977. Lives and works in Copenhagen.    

EDUCATION

2001-2006 The Artakademi of Funen. Odense, DK. With, Anette Abrahamsson (2001-2003),
                   Lars Bent Petersen (2003-2005), Jens Haaning (2005-2006)
2000           Krabbesholm Højskole, art, architecture and design (Skive) DK
1996-2000 Educated in electronics (Elektronikmekaniker),York Refrigiation Controls


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014
"Animation Syntax", Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen, DK

2012
”Spatial Ambiguity”, Martin Asbæk Gallery (Copenhagen) DK
"full-body interpersonal interactions" Opslagstavlen Din Nye Ven (Copenhagen) DK

2011
“Light and Matter (the Copenhagen Interpretation)“ Sierra Metro (Edinburgh) UK

2009
“Effects on Consciousness” Martin Asbæk Gallery (Copenhagen) DK

2008
”Untitled sculpture” Fabrikken for Kunst og Design/ Production hall (Copenhagen) DK

2006
“The fifth day”, Martin Asbæk Projects (Copenhagen) DK
”700% plus” KBH KUNSTHAL_Centenniale(Copenhagen) DK

2005
"Optokobler" (with Stefan Myllager), Koh-i-noor (Copenhagen) DK

2004
"Pictures of Nature", Teolbar (Copenhagen) DK

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015
Summer in the City no.10, Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

2014
"Summer in the City", Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
"Techne, n: Konvergens mellem kunst, håndværk og arkitektur", Den Frie, Copenhagen, Denmark

2013
“You Never Really loved Me” as BCc, Demorummet Gallery Image (AArhus)DK
“Kast et blik” Kunstpakhuset (Ikast) DK
“Summer in the City” Martin Asbæk Gallery (Copenhagen) DK
“Stedet er rummet” Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art (Copenhagen) DK
”24 Spaces – A Cacophony” Malmö Konsthall Malmö) SE
“Video” Martin Asbæk Gallery (Copenhagen) DK
“Group show with gallery artists” Martin Asbæk Gallery (Copenhagen) DK

2012
"The Science Class" SIC (Helsinki) Fi
"Nye Rør" Koh-i-noor (Copenhagen) DK
"Summer in the City" (Copenhagen) DK
"Fuzzy Logic" (St. Louis) US
”Trans Media” Shanghai Sculpture Space (Shanghai) CH
”Huset i skoven” Skovhuset (Værløse) DK
“CLAIM” Neue Berliner Räume (Berlin) DE

2011
“Con amore in Koh-i-noor” Koh-i-noor (Copenhagen) DK
“Den rigtige vej til det forkerte sted” Koh-i-noor (Copenhagen) DK
“Summer in the City” Martin Asbæk Gallery (Copenhagen) DK
”La fumee du paquebot” Petit Maroc (St. Nazaire) F
"Ok Coral på Toves C..."Toves ConTemporary Workout Space(Copenhagen) DK
”BYOB - Copenhagen” Fabrikken for Kunst og Design (Copenhagen) DK
”Lightworks 2011” Grimsby Minster(Grimsby) UK
“OPHOBNING OG ORGANISERET KAOS.” Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art (Copenhagen) DK

2010
"NO FOOD NO DRINK NO STICKY LOLLIES" STATTBAD Wedding (Berlin) DE
“Sensibilia” Third Ward in Brooklyn (New York) US
“Summer in the City” Martin Asbæk Gallery (Copenhagen) DK
“Koh-i-noor in Sea & Space Explorations” Sea & Space (Los Angeles) US
“Frederiksberg” Den Gule Villa (Frederiksberg) DK
“Youth Cult 2010” Dada Post(Berlin) DE
“Astronomical Frontiers” BKS Garage(Copenhagen) DK

2009
“X < > X The World is not a fixed image” Machwerket (AArhus) DK
“Ude og Hjemme” Esplanaden 3 (Copenhagen) DK
“Friends IV” Gallery GL.Lejre (Lejre) DK
“Summer in the City” Martin Asbæk Gallery (Copenhagen) DK
“The Party” Beaver Projects (Copenhagen) DK
“Biotop” NLH Space (Copenhagen) DK

2008
“Fragile” Carre' Bonnat (Bayonne) F
“Enter” Kunsthallen Brandts (Odense) DK
“Fragile” Espai Ubú (Barcelona) E
“Deadpan Exchange III” The Lab (San Francisco) US
“Luminat” Ørestad North (Copenhagen) DK

2007
“I stayed in the car” Koh-i-noor (Copenhagen) DK
“Summer in the City II” MAP Group Show (Copenhagen) DK
“Deadpan Exchange II” (Berlin) DE
“Eksil” Krabbesholm Højskole (Skive) DK
“UDE NU!” Esplanaden (Copenhagen) DK
“Arty” Larm Gallery (Copenhagen) DK
“Free Space” Sønder Boulevard (Copenhagen) DK
“Constructions of Nature” Uppsala konstmuseum (Uppsala) SE
“Supermarket” Konstnärshuset (Stockholm) SE


2006
”Backlight” Helene Nyborg Contemporary (Copenhagen) DK
”Alt_cph” with Koh-i-noor, Fabrikken for Kunst og Design (Copenhagen) DK
”Afgang06” Filosofgangen (Odense) DK
” My Door Phone” Nørrebro (Copenhagen) DK
”Esplanaden 2006” Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art (Copenhagen) DK
”inden i Koh-i-noor” Koh-i-noor (Copenhagen) DK

2005
”Crossingover” Charlottenborgs atrium (Copenhagen) DK
"Skifter" Trapholt (Kolding) DK

2004
"5000C" Filosofgangen (Odense) DK
"It's a model and it's looking good" Galleri Ruwit Weiss (Düsseldorf) DE

2003
"The fantastic Six" Søjlerummet at Kunsthallen Brandts (Odense) DK
"Ungkunst" (København/Malmø) DK
"Familie" Pantheonsfløjen (Odense) DK
"Forårsudstillingen" Charlottenborg (Copenhagen) DK

ARTFAIR

2012 Art Brussels
The Armory Show (New York)
2010 Paris Photo
2009 Art Copenhagen
2008 Leipzig
2008 Art Brussels

GRANTS

2011 The Danish Arts Foundation, working grant
2009 The Danish Arts Foundation, working grant
2007 The Danish Arts Foundation, working grant
2003 Norden, Young Art 2003

OTHER

2011
Film screening af “Compositions” 2011, BBC Big Screen, (Edinburgh) UK.
Featured on www.aroundart.ru
Curated, “Produktion (1972)” with Stefan A. Pedersen at Koh-i-noor,(Copenhagen) DK.

2010
Awarded for the short film “Villa villa” in the ideas competition “Bo Tæt”

2010
Featured on rhizome.org
triangulationblog.com
monotask.tumblr.com

2009
Curated (together with Jacob Borges & Anders Visti), “X < > X The World is not a fixed image” Machwerket (AArhus) DK.

2009
Curated, ” Dinner and Letters” with Karen Petersen at Koh-i-noor, DK.

2009
Curated, ”RGB-Overload” with Nils Grarup at Koh-i-noor, DK.

2008
Featured on vvork.com
todayandtomorrow.net
clubinternet.org

2008
Featured and interview in the magazine “Apparatur 16-17”

2007
Featured on vvork.com
lemurdanslemiroir.fr

2007
Video program in the cafe, showing 3 videos, Bonniers konsthall (Stockholm) SE.

2006
Record cover for ”Pellarin & Lenler, Going through phases” together with Stefan Myllager

2005
Member of the project room Koh-i-noor

2005
3D animation work for Ann Lislegaard

2005
Assistant for the Danish pavillon at the 51th Venice Biennale

2004
"Pictures of Nature", Teolbar (Copenhagen) DK