EDUCATION

2012
The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. School of Design and Architecture
Ph.D. Title: "Mind the Gap! Om tegning og tilblivelse. Udkast til en tegnefilosofi." / "Mind the Gap. On Drawing and Becoming. Outline for a Philosophy of Drawing"

2010, autumn
Kunstakademie Düsseldorf
Studying philosophy with Professor Dr. Ludger Schwarte, and poetics with writer Durs Grünbein.

2002-2006
University of Copenhagen
Open University: Studied Comparative Literature, Modern Culture.

1998-1999
Center for Contemporary Art, Kitakyushu, Japan
Studiet contemporary art, video and photography. I was counseled by: Marina Abramovic, Joseph Grigley, Maria Eichorn, Reiner Granal, Cerith Wyn Evans, Jean-Luc Muleine, Xavier Veilhan, Hiroshi Sugimoto.

1993-1994
Aarhus University
Open University. Studied: History of Ideas. Subjects: History of philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Aesthetic Theory.

1983-1986
The Jutland Art Academy
Drawing, graphics and painting. Studied under sculptor and graphic artist, John Olsen, and painter Uffe Christoffersen.

1982-1983
Aarhus University
Musicology

EXHIBITIONS

Solo

2017: Molekyl gallery, Malmö
2016 Transitions, Leth & Gori, Copenhagen
2003 You never look at me from the place I see you, Muka Gallery, Auckland, NZ
1999 Disappear, Aarhus Kunstbygning
1997 Nature, Udstillingsrummet, Aarhus
1996 Once, Vestergade 49, Aarhus
1996 Die Farben, Rum 46, Aarhus
1996 Die Farben, Berlin (intervention)
1995 Membran, Masters at Work, Aarhus
1994 Opmåling, Masters at Work, Aarhus
1994 Dæmning, Kunstnernes Hus, Aarhus
1992 Tegning, Maleri, Overmaling, Galleri Stadshil, Copenhagen
1990 Galleri ved Åen, Aarhus
1987 Galleri Profilen, Aarhus.

Group (selected)

2018 KH7artspace. Århus. "Mellemværender"
2011 Ekko, Aarhus Kunstbygning
2005 Engang tog jeg til kap Finisterre part of the group exhibition: ”Ude og Hjemme”, Overgaden Institut for Samtidskunst, Copenhagen
2004 Nishikawa Arts Festival, (videowork) Okayama, Japan
2004 Gallery SOAP, Kitakyushu, Japan
2004 RICE, Tokyo, Japan
2004 Canolfan, Nagoya, Japan
2003 Virtuel vandring på Amager Fælled. Find the site here: www.virtuelvandring.dk. Also shown at Overgaden Institut for Samtidskunst, Cph.
2000 Muka 633/2000, Auckland, New Zealand
2000 HereNow 2000, Fukuoka Museum of Art, Japan 2000Mønstring 2000, Rhizom, Aarhus
1999 CCA Kitakyushu, Japan
1998 Videotek, Rum 46, Aarhus
1998 JA, JA, JA, Rhizom, Aarhus
1997 Rhizom præsenterer, Aarhus
1996 From all of us to all of you, Rum 46, Aarhus
1995 Container 95, Odense

Juried Exhibitions

2016 Kunstnernes Efterårsudstilling
In the period 1985-1989, I took part in 8 juried exhibitions, all in Denmark at Charlottenborgs Forårsudstilling/Efterårsudstilling, Kunstnernes Efterårsudstilling and at Kunstnernes Sommerudstilling

PUBLICATIONS (POETRY / ART)

2011 Træ Tåge Tegning, (photography, drawing, text), Umbau ISBN: 978-87994354-0-1 2007, 2010 Øverste Kirurgiske (poetry), contribution 2005-2008 Hvedekorn (poetry), contribution 2/05, 1/06, 2/06, 1/07, 1/08 2005 Engang tog jeg til Kap Finisterre, (photogr./text), Arenadottir. ISBN: 87-7405-163-6 2005 AVIS, (Re-staging iconic catastrophe-photography) Cooperation with photographer, artist and graphic designer Kim Lykke and students from DKDS, ISBN 87-990222-4-9 2000 Made in Japan (photography), ISBN: 87-984481-4-5

CURATORIAL WORK

2001-2004 Blind Date. Online dialogue project Japan/Danmark. Website + exhibitions: "Blind Date”, Brandts Klædefabrik, Odense, 2002, ”Password”, Fukushima, 2004. www.blindate-art.dk (NB! not active now) The website is hosted here: www.artnode.org/hosted/blinddate/home.html 2002 Mobbypet. Danish/Australian publication (with Larissa Hort). 2000 Screening Japan, videoshow with 12 Japanese artists. Hallo! Copenhagen, Sept. 2000, and Rum 46, Aarhus, Nov. 2000. 1995-1997 Masters at Work. A gallery initiated and run together with artist, Jan Sander. Aarhus.1989, 1990 Member of the jury, Charlottenborgs Forårsudstilling, Copenhagen.

EMPLOYMENTS

2016-2017 Assistant Professor. The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. School of Architecture and Design
2013+14+15 External Examiner, Basel School of Design (Master Thesis evaluation: MA in Visual Communication and Iconic Research)
2000-2016 The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Design, Visual Communication Department. During that period, I was Ph.D. student from 2007 till 2012.
2011 Guest Teacher. Folkwang Universität der Künste, Essen
2010 Guest Teacher. Muthesius Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Kiel
2009 External Examiner, Kolding School of Design, Kolding
1997, 2000 Guest Teacher. Kolding School of Design, Kolding
1995-1998 Employed at Aarhus Kunstskole/Byhøjskolen, Aarhus (taught painting)
1990-1994 Employed at Grafisk Skole, Aarhus (taught drawing)

PAPER PRESENTATIONS AND ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS

2014 "Perspectives on Drawing" Catalogue text for the exhibition 10.000 hours at Trapholt Museum of Contemporary art, Kolding, DK 2014 ”The vanishing Image. Image accumulations in contemporary art works” Paper 6 p. Peer reviewed. What Images Do International Conference. The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Visual Art. Copenhagen 2013 "Between Images". Paper. Seminar: What Images do, Eikones, Basel 2011"Addicted to Drawing". Paper, 7 p. Peer reviewed. The Fourth International Deleuze Studies Conference, Copenhagen Business School. 2010 “Drawing as a matter of event(uality)” in Mind and Matter - Selected Papers of Nordic Conference 2009, Volume 41, p. 186-200 (based on peer reviewed paper). 2009“Den færdige tegning” / “The completed drawing” in FLUX: Research at the Danish Design School. Edited by Anne-Louise Sommer. 1st edition, Danish Design School Press, 2009. p. 24-34 Find the text here: http://www.re-ad.dk/files/99269/The_completed_drawing.pdf 2008 "From where drawing emerges. Michaux as an example". Paper, 6 p. The Nordic Summer University. Winter Symposium, Copenhagen. 2008 "Drawing is Now". Paper, 6 p. Non-linear Narrative in Twentieth and Twenty-first Century Artistic Practices, Goldsmiths, London 2007 ”Kan man tegne et Hul?” (“Is it possible to draw a hole?”). Paper, 6 p. Nordic Summer University, Vik, Sweden.

ATTENDED CONFERENCES

2013 Artistic research in architecture and design. Symposium. The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture, design and conservation 2011 Experimentelle Ästhetik VIII. Kongreß der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Ästhetik, Kunstakademie Düsseldorf 2011 Imagining Imagination International Conference, Royal College of Art, London. 2010 Art and Identity. International symposium. Danish Society for Philosophy and Psychology, University of Copenhagen. 2010 Drawing Research Network (DRN) Conference: Observation, mapping, dialogue. DRN / University of Brighton. 2010 CEPHAD 2010 Conference: The Borderland between Philosophy and Design Research. The Danish Design School 2007 8th Congress of the International Association for Visual Semiotics. Istanbul 2004 1st International Visual Studies Conference, ARCO, Madrid

GRANTS

Klitgårdens Venner. Årets Skovhuslyriker 2006, Kunststyrelsen (x3), Svend Grams Mindelegat (x2), Kulturministeriets Udviklingsfond (x2), Toyota-Fonden (x2), Japan Foundation, Jyllands Postens Fond, Århus Kommunes Kunstnerstipendie (x2), Center for Dansk Billedkunst (x4), The Japan-Scandinavia Sasakawa Foundation (x2), Knud Højgaards Fond (x2), Kunstnernes Påskeudstillings Kulturfond, Den Danske Ambassade, Tokyos Kulturfond, Ragnvald og Ida Blix Fond