Education

1987-94 Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen
1992-93 Institut des Hautes Etudes en Art plastique, Paris
1992-93 Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux Arts, Paris


Exhibitions (selection)

2016
Deep Space Ornamentation, Institute of Connotative Action, Seattle
Littorina Littorea (Lilla Karlsö), Space 4235, Genova

2014
Defaced, Galerie Patricia Dorfmann, Paris
Divorce, The Great Poor Farm Experiment IV, Manawa, Wisconsin

2013
Kapital, Museet for Samtidskunst, Roskilde
Tournament d'objet, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen

2012
A Thing of the Mind, Galerie Patricia Dorfmann, Paris

2011
Eggjastokkur, NoPlace, Oslo

2010
Mainframe, Kunstverein für Die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf

2009
I Object, Galerie Patricia Dorfmann, Paris
Kapital Melencholia, Galleri ZK, Berlin
Organisation Faust, The Suburban, Oak Park, Chicago

2008
Nebelkammer, Autonomus Acts,  Glockengasse 22, Vienna

2007
Manhattan Engineering District, FRAC Pays de la Loire, Carquefou

2005
J’Accuse South London Gallery, London
Circus Pentium The National Gallery of Fine Arts, Copenhagen

2003
Circus Portikus, Portikus, Frankfurt am Main
Dialectic materialism, Galleria Maze, Torino
Delirium, Vin & Sprit historiska museet, Stockholm
Vienna Kromatisch, Michael Hall, Vienna

2001
Total Institutions, CAN, Neuchatel
Toll, Magazin 4, Bregenz
Untitled, New Gallery, University of Miami, Miami

2000
Untitled, Chicago Project Room, Chicago
Nasdaq Forever, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen

1999
Untitled, Ynglingagatan, Stockholm
Travel King, IASPIS, Stockholm
The End, Musoe do Chiado, Lissabon

1998
Untitled, Centre National de la Photographie, Paris
Untitled, Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris
Untitled, Caisse det Dépots et Consignations, Paris
Untitled, Arkipelag Projectspace, Stockholm
Untitled, Artpace, San Antonio, Texas

1997
Untitled, The Pineapple, Malmø

1996
Nitrousoxide, Sweaborg, Nordic art center, Helsinki
Laughing Gas Chamber, Gallery Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen

1995
Neutron, Aperto, FRAC Champagne-Ardennes /ESAD, Reims
Untitled, Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris

1992
Hanig, Sneid und Speer, Lageret, Kunstforeningen, Copenhagen


Group exhibitions and projects (selection)

2018
Free Art, Free Children, Den Frie Exhibition, Copenhagen
Every Day is a Good Day, Magazin 4, Bregenzer Kunstverien, Bregenz
Autonomics, Scandinavian Institute, Copenhagen

2017
The Poor Connection, Krabbesholm, Skive
GMO Scarecrow, Age of Aquarius, Copenhagen
The Oslo Museum of Contemporary Art, Kunsthall Oslo, Oslo
Først ud -så ind, Sydhavnen station, Copenhagen
Forårsudstillingen, Den Frie Udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen
Poster, FRAC Normandie Rouen, Sotteville-lès-Rouen
Lucia, Blomqvists Kunsthandel & QB Gallery, Oslo
Formes cinématographiques, Galerie Patrica Dorfmann, Paris
Først ud -så ind, Sydhavnen station, Copenhagen
SculptureMotion, Wanås Konst, Knislinge
Jordens Små Samfund, Gammelborg, Louiselund & Kanonstilling G3, Bornholm

2016
Energy Flash, MUHKA, Antwerpen
Forårsudstillingen, Den Frie Udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen
Varulv, Overgaden, Copenhagen
Total Institution, SMK Fridays, Statens museum for Kunst, Copenhagen
Rencontres improbables (the secret encounters of Kusama Kalthoum), OQBO, Berlin
Good fortune, no blame - til minde om Emil Westman Hertz, Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen
Denmark, Code Art Fair, Copenhagen.

The Kingdom, Scandinavian Institute, New York
Poor and Needy, The Great Poor Farm Experiment IV, Manawa, Wisconsin
The King and the Mockingbird, Vermillion Sands, Copenhagen

2015
Nothing will grow together because nothing belongs together, Olavsvern, Tromsø.
Open Video, Space 4235, Genova
L'Hospice des Mille-Cuisses, CAN, Neuchatel.
ID theft, Scandinavian Institute, New York
Not at home, Kunsthal Viborg, Viborg
Soft City in Malmö, Inter Arts Center, Malmö
Text after tekst, Den Frie Udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen
Object Oriented Apology, INCA,Seattle
Object Oriented Apology, Grizzly Grizzly, Philadelphia
Menneskeberget, Ekely, Oslo
KopernicOcean , Copenhagen

2014
Social Goth, Scandinavian Institute, New York
Secret Garden, Gl Holtegaard, Holte
100 x Forår, Den Frie, Copenhagen
Morceaux Choisis vol. 2, Gallerie Patrica Dorfmann, Paris
Soft City, Kanonhallen/kunsthall Oslo, Oslo

2013
Den Frie Udstilling, København
Tunnel Vision, Portalen, Hundige
An evening at the Scandinavian Institute, Scandinavian Institute, New York
Sculputure by the Sea, Aarhus
Secret Garden, Gl. Holtegaard, Holte
Happy Birthday, Lille 3000, Espace Tripostal, Lille

2012
Superamas / Phase n°2 - Cerveau Morille, CAN, Neuchatel
Skabt af tiden, Nationalmuseet, Copenhagen.
Armory Focus: The Nordic Countries, the Armory Show, New York
Secret Garden, Gl. Holtegaard, Holte<
This Title is an Artwork of Mine, Space Poetry, Copenhagen

2011
Con Amore, AROS, Århus
Lake of Fire, Den Frie, Copenhagen
Monument Valley, UFO, Berlin
Re:constructed Landscape, Statens Museum, Copenhagen
Moment, Ynglingagatan 1, Moderna Museet, Stockholm
Melanchotopia, Witte De With, Rotterdam
Situation as Object, Gallery D.O.R, Brussels
The Educational Art Show, MFAPS, Oslo

2010
Res Publica, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow
The Philosophy of Money, Museu da Cidade, Lisboa
Interferance, Moderna Museet, Stockholm
Black Mirror, ARSENIC Centre d’art scénique contemporain, Lausanne
Ting, Skulpturi, Copenhagen

2009
The Wealth of Nations, Gallerie Patricia Dorfmann, Paris
N'Importe quoi, Musée D'art Contemporain, Lyon
Hotch Potch, MK II, London
One Hundred Years, Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo

2008
Reality Check, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen
Château de Tokyo / Palais de Fontainebleau, Fontainebleau
Art Move Festival, Torun
Norske Billeder, Oslo Rådhus, Oslo
Anniversary Exhibition, Gallery Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen
ITALIA ITALIE ITALIEN ITALY WLOCHY, Arcos, Benevento
The Store, Tulips and Roses, Vilnius
High come down, Smia, Kristiansand

2007
Mad Love, Arken Museum, Ishøj
Fordi du fortjener det!, Publik, Copenhagen
The Lab,, Into Position, Bauernmarkt 1, Vienna
Tatort Paderborn, Paderborn
Oh my God, Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium, Vestfossen
Acceleration, CAN, Neuchatel
New Economy, Artist Space, New York
Silly Adults, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen
Prater Art Sessions, Vienna
Gaze.Space.Desire, Den frie udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen
The Freak Show, Musee d'Art Contemporain, Lyon
Public Experiment: Colour, Park Nights, Serpentine Gallery, London

2006
Fuori Uso 06 (Are you experienced ?), Galleria Manzo, Pescara
Sudden Impact, Le Plateau, FRAC Ile-de-France, Paris
Exportable Goods, Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna
Everything is Wrong, Kunsthalle Palazzo, Leistahl
Around, Galleria Enrico Fornello, Prato
Inside Out, Bruunsparken, Gothenburg
Regarding Denmark, Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Centre, Athen
Bühne des lebens – Rhetorik des gefühls, Museum Lehnbachhaus, Munich
Amazeing Friends, Galleria Maze, Torino
Esplanaden, Den frie udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen
The Real World - Sculpture Now, Beyond and Forever! 21/25, Oslo

2005
Brutal Ornamental, Gallerie Kosak Hall, Vienna
En route: Via another route, on board The Trans Sibirian Railway, Russia
Ophørsudsalg, Kunst i det off. rum, Copenhagen
Post notes, ICA, London
Populism, CAC, Vilnius
Populism, Stedjeliik Museum, Amsterdam
Populism, Frankfuter Kunstverien, Frankfurt
Unlimited, Art Basel, Basel
Baby Shower, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen
The Backroom The backroom, Los Angeles.

2004
Climats, Cyclothymie des Paysages, Centre Nationale des Paysages”, Vassiviere
New Collusion, The Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago
Socle du Monde, Herning kunstmuseum, Herning
Instant Herlev, Public art project, Herlev
Salong 100, Heimdalsgata, Oslo
Desire, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen

2003
Home Sweet Home, Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Århus
On stage, Villa Merkel, Esslingen
Hardcore, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
The Straight or the Crooked Way, Royal College of Art, London
At Your Own Risk, Kunsthalle Schirn, Frankfurt
We are all sinners,Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey, Mexico
Adorno, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt am Main

2002
17 Reasons, Jack Hanley Gallery, San Franscisco
Living like a Lover with a Radar Phone, The project, Dublin
DK, Ecole des Beaux arts, Perpingnan
We are all Sinners, Museo Tamayo Rufino, Mexico City, Mexico
Fundamentalism of the New Order, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
Hotel 6151, Hotel 6151, Perth
Tutti Normale,Villa Medici, Rome
Ideal Avalanche, The Pond, Chicago
Making my View, Maze, Torino
Dramatic Events, Kent Institute of Art and Design, Kent
My Head is on Fire but my Heart is Full of Love, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
Magazin 2, Magazin 4, Bregenz
On Stage, Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover
Carnegie Art Award, The National Gallery of Iceland, Reykavik

2001
Under Pressure, Swiss Institute, New York
Exhibition2, IASPIS, Stockholm
Group Show, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen
Hallucinating Love, Asprey Jaques Gallery, London
Untitled, Dresdner Bank, Frankfurt am Main
Money, Kulturhuset, Stockholm
Changes Possible, Kiel
Palamino, GZK, Leipzig
Interferance, Plazzo della Papeze, Sienna
Milano 2000, Milano

2000
Artificial Real, Low, Los Angeles
Nader Poster project, Chicago
The sky is the Limi t, Taipei Biennial, Taiwan
Notoriuos, Brandts Kunsthal, Odense
Untitled, Galleri F15, Moss
Speculum, Kunstnernes hus, Stavanger
Interplay, Museum of contporary art, Oslo
Untitled,Chicago Project room, Los Angeles
I art, Artnode, Stockholm
Transfert, Public art project, Biel/Bienne
Edstrandska Priset, Rooseum, Malmö

1999
Formule2, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
Untitled, Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris
Grand Opening Show, Gallery Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen
Laboratorium, Museum of photography, Antwerpen
Good Vibrations, Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo
Ain’t ordinarely so, Casey Kaplan, New York
Hitchcock, Kunsthalle Tirol, Hall
Dispensing with formalities, Copenhagen
Spread, Gallery Index, Stockholm

1998
Nuit Blanche, Musee d'art moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris
Do all Oceans have Walls?, Bremen
Bicycle Thieves, Chicago project space, Chicago
C.I.A., Botkyrka Konsthal, Tumba
Global Techno, Parc de la Villette, Paris

1997
The End, Galleri Christian Dam, Copenhagen
Palace, Beret international Gallery, Chicago
Funny versus Bizarre, Vilnius Art Center, Vilnius, Riga art museum, Riga
Exogen, Nikolai Udstilllingsbygning, Copenhagen
The Louisiana Exhibition, Louisiana, Humlebæk

1996
Christmas Stripping Party, Index gallery, Stockholm
Untitled, Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris
Now Here, Lousiana, Humlebæk
Manifesta 1, Rotterdam
Global Techno2, Passage de Retz, Paris

1995
ARS 95, Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki

1994
Game Girl - New technological images Shedhalle, Zurich
Game Grrrl, Kunstverein Munich, Munich

1993
Overdrive, Dronningens Tværgade, Copenhagen
Shock Nordsjælland, Hornbæk Library, Hornbæk

1992
Capio, Overgaden, Copenhagen


Actions/perfomances

2017
”Die Totenmaske der Konzeption”, 100 Years Anniversary, Kunsthal Aarhus, Aarhus
Jordens Små Samfund, Kanonstilling G3, Bornholm

2016
Feed, Performance and Intervention, Oslo
A Night of Live Performances, Ok Corall, Copenhagen
Late Night, Munch Museet, Oslo

2014
Social Goth, Scandinavian Institute, New York

2013
Lordess of the Sky, Overgaden, Copenhagen

2012
Organisation Faust, CAN, Neuchatel

2011
Eye Act, Kunsthall Oslo, Oslo
Eierstock, Osloo, Venice
Entr'acte, Den Frie, Copenhagen
Eye Act, Museet for Samtidskunst, Roskilde

2010
Eye Act Another, Musee Des Beaux Arts de Reims/ Frac Champange Ardennes, Reims
Ultramarine, Osloo, Copenhagen.
Eye Act, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe.

2009
Control System, Club Nutz, Frieze Art fair, London
Organisation, Dark Fair, Cologne


Jes Brinch & Henrik Plenge Jakobsen (selection)

2000
Viva Scanland, Belfast

1999
Under the same Sky, Kiasma, Helsinki
Skandale, Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Århus

1998
Untitled, Artspace, Sydney
Sickly Sweet, BCA, London
ONTOM, Gallerei für Zeitgennössiche Kunst, Leipzig
Hvis det var mig der kom til et fremmed sted, Århus
Vienna Beef, Bricks and kicks, Vienna

1997
Human Conditions, Kunsthall, Helsinki
Overdrive, Kunsthaus Glarus, Volksgarten
Transit, Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris
Sex snack'n Pop, Titanik, Turku

1996
Traffic, CAPC, Bordeaux
Crap shoot, De Appel, Amsterdam
City Space, Public art project in Copenhagen
Shopping, Public art project in New York, USA. Deitch projects, New York
The Scream, Arken, Museum of Modern Art, Ishøj

1995
Daycare-center, AC project room, New York

1994
Burn out - Kindergarten, Gallery Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen
Burn out - Parking, Temporary Public artwork, Kongens Nytorv, Copenhagen


Public collections

Malmö konstmuseum, Malmö
Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen
FRAC Ile de France, Paris
FNAC, Paris
Centre National Georges Pompidou, Paris
Arken, Ishøj
Heart, Herning
Museet for Samtidskunst, Roskilde
Stadtmuseum Paderborn, Paderborn
Den Kongelige Kobberstiksamling, København
Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris


Teaching

2018-2019 Acting professor at the Royal Academy of Fine Art, Copenhagen
2000-2003 Adjunct professor at Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm
2006-2012 Professor at Kunstakademiet, Oslo


Workshops, talks etc

Columbia University, New York
Staedelschule Frankfurt
Royal academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen
Fynen Art academy, Odense
Konstfack, Stockholm
Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien
Bergen Academy of Art and Design, Bergen
Univeristy of the Arts, Helsinki
Miami Unversity, Miami
Det Jyske Kunstakademi, Aarhus
Kunstakademiet, Tromsø


Seminars

2010
Oslo Speculations, Academy of Fine Art at Oslo National Academy of the Arts
Participants: Michel Auder, Sladja Blazan, Loulou Cherinet, Jan Freuchen, Jens Haaning, Judith Hopf, Marta Kuzma, Rodrigo Mallea Lira, Ylva Ogland, Sante Poromaa, Danh Vo, Leander Djønne, Ivan Galuzin, Anders Smebye and Ann-Catrin November Høibo

1995
Social Plastic, Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in collaboration with Dean Inkster and Superflex
Participants: Renate Lorentz, Helmtuh Draxler, Stephane Geene, Sabeth Buchmann. Renee Green, Renée Kool, Rainer Oldendorf and Carsten Höller

1998
Remarks on Interventive Tendancies , Danish Contemporary Art Center In collaboration with Lars Bang Larsen and Superflex
Participants: Aleksandra Mir, Jens Haaning, N55, Modern Institute, Andreas Siekmann, Swetlana Heger & Plamen Dejanov, Jeremy Deller, Okwui Enwezor, Ute Meta Baur and Rasheed Areen.