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Asbjørn Skou.

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Phone: +45 6061 8397
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Education/ 2004–2009 Academy of arts/ ‘Hochschule Für Kunst’ in Bremen, Germany.

Solo exhibitions

-“ALGRTHM SHUDR”. HUTT, Nottingham, UK. 2017.
-“Misanthropologi”. Kunsthal Nord, Aalborg, DK. 2015.
-“Hauntings”. Tranen Contemporary Art Center. Copenhagen, DK. 2015.
-“A staggering territory”. Overgaden – Institut for Contemporary Art. Copenhagen, DK. 2015
-“An Enemy of Architecture”. Metropolis Laboratory. Copenhagen, DK. 2014.
-”Terminal Infrastructure”. Third Space. Copenhagen, DK. 2014.
-”A Hole Through the Future”. Munch Gallery. New York, USA. 2013
-”Unsite”, Part of the project ”Lets pretend we live here”. Atelier123. Sockholm, SE. 2013.
-”Science Fiction Archaeology”, SDU/ Art and Science. Odense, DK. 2013.
-”Should The Light Not Take Us”, Galleri Profilen. Aarhus, DK. 2012.
-”Impossible Society”, Vejle Museum of Art. Vejle, DK. 2011.
-”Nocturne On A Drainpipe Flute”, WAS-Wonderland Art Space. Copenhagen, DK. 2010.
-”Markeringer”, Temporary light installation in the urban space. Sjaeloer Hotspot and the municipal of Copenhagen. Sjaeloer, DK. 2010.
-”Drawn Towards the Present”, Signal Gallery. London, UK. 2010.
-”Registreringer”, Temporary light installation in the urban space. Sjaeloer Hotspot and the municipal of Copenhagen. Sjaeloer, DK. 2010.
-”ZettelKasten”, We Are Related. Copenhagen, DK. 2010.
-”Passage/værker”, LYSLYD, Copenhagens International theatre and the municipal of Frederiksberg. Copenhagen, DK. 2010.
-”Man, Dream and Fear”, In connection with the exhibition by Palle Nielsen by the same name. Museum of Cycladic Art. Athen, GR. 2009.
-”A Horrible Jungle”, I.D Gallery. Berlin, DE. 2009.
-“T e o t w c a w w m J n a s t.” Andenken Gallery. Denver, USA. 2009.
-”That Dog Called Hope”, 5INone Gallery. New York, USA. 2007.

Selected group exhibitions

-“Mattering City”. SixtyEight Art Institute. Copenhagen, DK. 2016.
-”City Agents”. Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia, EKKM, Talinn, EST. 2016.
-“Heat Company”. Afterhowl. bruxelles, BE. 2016.
-“Papir Papir Papir”. Galleri Profilen, Århus, DK. 2016.
-”TRANSART – En forsamling på tværs fa arter”. Dome Of Visions. Copenhagen, DK. 2015.
-“The Captive Portal Network”. Copenhagen Art week /SVK. Copenhagen, DK. 2015
-“Kollapsografi”. Metropolis. Copenhagen, DK. 2015.
-“The voyage out”. Group exhibition. Munkeruphus. DK. 2015.
-“If its fixed, break it”. Group exhibition. Gallery Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, DK.2015.
-“Frisk Flugt – Growing silent”. New Shelter Plan. Copenhagen, DK. 2015.
-”Altarations: Built, Blended, Processed”. University galleries. Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton. USA. 2015.
-“Young Danish Photography 14″. Photographic Center. Copenhagen, DK.2014.
-”Seepage through saturated porous media”. Westwerk. Hamborg, DE. 2014.
-Metropolis Laboratory. Copenhagen, DK. 2014.
-”One that points to the absence of what it depicts”. Torpedo18. 2013.
-”GSB 5 years”. Gallery Steinsland Berliner. Stockholm, SE. 2013.
-”Sound On Print”. Third Space. Copenhagen. DK. 2013.
-”Munch Represents”. Munch Gallery. New York. USA. 2013.
– City Leaks festival. Cologne. DE. 2013.
-”Variations on black”. Space Of Drawings. Copenhagen DK. 2013.
-Athens Video Art festival. Athens, GR. 2013.
-”Noget gammelt, noget nyt, noget lånt”. Marianne Friis Gallery. Copenhagen, DK. 2013.
-”Rock-Paper- Scissors”. Gallery LARM .Copenhagen, DK. 2012.
-”Rauma Biennale Balticum 2012 – Human Nature”. Rauma Art Museum. Rauma, FL. 2012.
-”Stedfortrædere” A collaboration with Sif Itona Westerberg. MOHS Exhibit. Copenhagen, DK. 2012.
-”Art Copenhagen”, MOHS. Copenhagen, DK. 2012.
-”Art Herning” V. Galleri Christoffer Egelund & MOHS. Herning, DK. 2012.
-”XMAS 11 / The Big Winter Show”. Gallery Christoffer Egelund. Copenhagen, DK. 2011.
-”Art Copenhagen”, MOHS. Copenhagen, DK. 2011.
-”Walk This Way”, KØS – Museum for Art in Public Spaces. Køge, DK. 2011.
-” BYOB”, Magazin-Verein zur Entwicklung und Erschließung der Künste. Vienna, A. 2011.
-”Evolution ID”, Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Centre, Athens, GR. 2010.
-”OWS10”, Gallery Steinsland Berliner, Stockholm, SE. 2010.
-”Small Acts Of Resistance”, Black Rat Gallery. London, UK. 2010.
-”Wunderkammern – Lichtrouten Ludenscheid 2010”, Temporary light installation in the urban space, Curated by Bettina Pelz and Tom Groll. Ludenscheid, DE, 2010.
-”Art Copenhagen”, Wonderland Art Space. Copenhagen, DK. 2010.
-”Streets of Cairo”, Collaboration between danish and egyptian artists in public space. Cairo, EG. 2010.
-”Nytt Nordisk Arkiv”, Gallery Oro. Gothenburg, SE. 2010.
– ”Reservedele”, Wonderland Art Space, Øksenhallen & We Love People Gallery. Copenhagen, DK. 2010.
– ”Refuge”, Thinkspace Gallery. Los Angeles, USA. 2010.
-”Mixed Signals”, Signal Gallery. London, UK. 2009.
– ”People of Day and Night”, GLOW 09. Eindhoven, NL. 2009.
– ”Man, Dream and Fear”, Museum of Cycladic Art. Athens, GR. 2009.
– ”The Thousands,” Village Underground , London, UK. 2009.
– ”Aktion auktion”, Group exhibition/benefit auction for Iraqi asylum seekers. Kødbyen, København, DK. 2009.
-”I Know There Is Love”, Ad Hoc Art Gallery. New York, USA. 2009.
-“Street Art. Inspiration”, Vejle Kunstmuseum. Vejle, DK. 2009.
-”Mostly Memory”. Thinkspace Gallery. Los Angeles, USA. 2008.
-”Thinkspace at Gen Art Vanguard”, Art Basel Miami Beach. Miami, USA. 2008.
-”The Big Issue Benefit Show”, Group exhibition/benefit auction. Black Rat Press. London, UK. 2008.
– ”Poets of the Paste”, Ad Hoc Art Gallery. New York, USA. 2008.
-“Thieves Ladder”, Black Rat Press. London, UK. 2008.
-“RockFace d’Arm”, Fifty24SF Gallery. San Fransisco, USA. 2008.
-”Washington Projects of the Arts Auction”, Katzen Arts Center. Washington DC, USA. 2008.
-“NYC FREEART benefit show”, Ad Hoc Art Gallery. New York, USA. 2008.
-“The Print Show”, Black Rat Press. London, UK. 2008.
-“Coupling”, Charlotte Fogh Contemporary. Aarhus, DK. 2007.
-“White Noise”, Black Rat Press. London, UK. 2007.
-”Expanding stages”, Mural in foyer and staircase, Moks Kinder undJugend Theater. Bremen, DE. 2007.
-“Ungeren Udstiller”, Pressens Hus. Copenhagen, DK 2006.
-“Wooster on Spring Street”, Spring Street Project. New York, USA. 2006.
-“Miss Rockaway Amada benefit-art-auction”, Holasek-Weir Projects. New York, USA. 2006.
-“Periferika 06”, Interventions in public space in collaboration with Swoon. Bilbao, ES. 2006.
– “Citizens of Paradies”, Intervention in public space in the area “Tenever”, organized by “Quartier kultutbüro” as part of the project “Tenever/Paradies”. Bremen, DE. 2006.
-“Art auction in benefit for Daniel McGowan”, ABC No Rio. New York, USA.2006.
-”Forma Nova lyd festival og kultur projekt”. Temporary mural in collaboration with med Byraev, Afex Ventura and Die. Forma Nova Festival. Fredericia, DK. 2005.
-”BarricadA/S”, Collactive intervention and installation in public space, in collaboration with Jan Danebod. City Of Names. Berlin, DE. 2005.

Selected publications

-”UNSITE”. 368 pages. Konnotation Press. New York, USA / Copenhagen, DK. 2014.
-Twentyfirst nr. 02. Cover and page 5, 41, 111. Arkitektens forlag/ The Danish Architectural Press. 2014.
-”Samlemappe No.1”. A collectively written catastrophe novel. Curated and published by Rasmus Brink Pedersen. Page 3,4,19,23,45,75,87,135,153, and Cover. 2013.
-Dear, no. 2. “On Dead Ends”. 52-53. Jac Studios. Coepnhagen, DK. 2012.
-”Asbjørn Skou / Armsrock – Impossible Society”. Vejle Museum of Art. Vejle, DK. 2011.
-”LYSLYD – In the cross field between art, urban development and innovation”. Page 90-99. Edited and published by KIT (Copenhagens International Theatre). Copenhagen, DK. 2011.
-”Dansk Gade Kunst”. Lasse Korsemann Horne. Side 119, 176-181. Copenhagen, DK. 2011.
-”Walk This Way”. Katrine Ring. Page 38, 39. Forlaget Radius. DK. 2011.
-”Street Art – Compiled and introduced by Ket”. Page 88, 89. Michael O’Mara Books Limited. London, UK. 2011.
-”Trespass – A history of uncommissioned urban art. Ethel Seno, Carlo McCormick, Marc and Sara Schiller/Woostercollective. Page 95,95. Published by Taschen. Cologne, DE. 2010.
-”VISAVIS No.3”. Frontpage, page 3, 50 and back cover. Www.visavis.dk. DK. 2010.
-“Street Art Cookbook, A guide to techniques and materials”, Benke Carlsson and Hop Louie. Page 16, 111, 126-128. Published by Dokument Press, Årsta. SE. 2010.
– ”Untitled. 3”. Page 41 and 146. Carpet Bombing Culture. UK. 2010.
-”Street Art New York”, Jamie Rojo og Steven P. Harrington. Inner sleave, page 1,165 and backcover. Published by Prestel. Munich, DE. 2010.
-“Brooklyn Street Art”, Steven P. Harrington and Jaime Rojo. Front page and 6 and 95f. Published by Prestel. Munich, DE. 2008.
-“All my friends are made of paper”, Marc Schiller og Sara Schiller /“Woostercollective”. A collection of pictures and essays, with an introductionby Swoon. 120 pages. Published by Wooster Collective.New York, USA.2007.

Workshops and lectures

– Ærø Kunsthøjskole. Ærø. 2015, 2017.
-”Ephemera Workshop: The disjointedness of time”. Copenhagen Business School. Copenhagen, DK. 2015.
-”An enemy of architecture”. Performance lecture. Metropolis. Copenhagen,DK. 2015.
-”3D to Infinity”. Tranen. Copenhagen, DK. 2015.
-Unsite, unbook, unrelease”. Kunsthal Charlottenborg. København, DK. 2014.
-”An enemy of architecture”. Metropolis laboratory. Copenhagen, DK. 2014.
-Artist talk. Rentemestervej Biblioteks Grafiske værksted. Copenhagen, DK. 2014.
-Artist talk & Studio visits. De Fynske Kunstakademi (Funen Art Academy). Odense, DK. 2013.
-”The City – Boundary Transgressions and Visual Expressions”. Studie for social antropologi v. Peter Bengtsen, Lunds University. Lund, SE. 2013.
-”Beyond The Pages”. Lecture in connection with seminar by Annemette Lichtenberg. The Danish school of Design, DKDS. Copenhagen, DK. 2013.
-”Writing side by side”. INSITU, Zbiroh Castle. November, Prag. CZ. 2012.
-”The City – Boundary Transgressions and Visual Expressions”. Study of Social anthropology v. Peter Bengtsen, University of Lund. SE. 2012.
-”Beyond The Pages”. Lecture in connection with seminar by Pulsk Ravn. The Danish school of Design, DKDS. Copenhagen, DK. 2012.
-”Re-Think History”. Three day workshop. Aarhus Art Academy. Aarhus, DK. 2011.
-”Impossible Society”. Folkeuniversitetet, Vejle Museum of Art, Vejle, DK. 2011.
-”How do we view the city? On artistic practice and intervention” Department for social anthropology v. Peter Bengtsen, Lunds University. SE. 2011.
-”Lecture on practice and theory”. Grundtvigs hoejskole. Hilleroed, DK. 2011.
-”Light, Art and Urban Space”. Talk in context of seminar on urban planning and development. Organized by the municipal of Frederiksberg. Copenhagen, DK. 2010.
-”Projekt: Passage / Works”. Talk in context of city seminar organised by Copenhagens International Theatre, in connection with LYSLYD. Copenhagen, DK. 2010.
-“Examples of art in public space”, Lecture. Gesamtschule Mitte. Bremen, DE. 2007.
-”Armsrock Artist talk”, Lecture. Organised by Marc Schiller/Electric Artists. 5INone gallery. New York, USA. 2007.
-”Why dont we get together and give this grey bubble a kick?”, lecture and workshop i samarbejde med Swoon. Periferika 06. Bilbao, ES. 2006.

Residencies

–The Danish Art Workshops. Copenhagen, DK. 2015.
-Edition Copenhagen, Lithographic workshop, Artist of the year program. 2013.
-”Writing side by side”. INSITU, Zbiroh Castle. Prag. CZ. 2012.
-The Danish Art Workshops. Copenhagen, DK. 2011.
-Quartier 21. Museums Quartier Wien. Vienna, A. 2011.
-Print Workshop Hjoerring. Hjoerring, DK. 2010.

Grants.

-The Danish Arts Council Committee for Visual Arts Work Grant 2016.
-The Danish Arts Council Committee for Visual Arts Work Grant 2015.
-Ragnvald og Ida Blix’ Foundation 2015.
-The Danish Arts Council Committee for Visual Arts Work Grant 2014.
-Aage and Yelva Nimb Foundations honorary grant. 2012.
-The Danish Arts Council Committee for Visual Arts Work Grant 2012.
-Danish Arts Foundation – Public Art Reward, for the exhibition ”Impossible Society” 2011.
-Beckett Fonden. Support for publication of exhibition catalogue. 2011
-Ole Haslunds kunstnerfonds rejselegat. 2011.
-Akademirådet / Carl Møllers Rejselegat. 2011.
-Danish Art Council’s Committee for Visual Arts – International Production Grant
-Danish Art Council’s Committee for Visual Arts – National Production Grant.