2012 Ph.D. Thesis 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) Hosted by The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture/School of Design. Find the dissertation here: 2010 Kunstakademie Düsseldorf. Studying philosophy with Professor Dr. Ludger Schwarte, and poetics with writer Durs Grünbein. 2009 Illustration and Comics (course), Pentiment, HAW, Hamburg. With Martin Tom Dieck and Markus Huber. 2002 Creative Writing (course), Testrup Højskole, Denmark 2002-2006 Comparative Literature, Open University, University of Copenhagen 2001 Image and Narration (course), The Danish Film School 1998-1999 Center for Contemporary Art, Kitakyushu, Japan. 11 months study. Find CCA here: 1993, 1994 History of Ideas, Open University, Aarhus University 1983-1986 The Jutland Art Academy, Aarhus (drawing, graphics and painting) 1982-1983 Musicology, Aarhus University 1979-1982 The Aarhus Art Academy, Aarhus (drawing, sculpture and painting)

Solo shows and group exhibitions

Between 1985 and 2011 and I have taken part in several group shows, among them 8 juried exhibitions. I have – especially before my employment at The Danish Design School in 2000 – had a number of solo exhibitions at galleries and other art institutions. In the visual CV you can find photos from some of my exhibitions.

SOLO: 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):2011 Ekko, Aarhus Kunstbygning2005 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. 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: 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. (NB! not active now) The website is hosted here: 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.


2013 Autumn: External Examiner, Basel School of Design (Master Thesis evaluation: MA in Visual Communication and Iconic Research) 2000 till now The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Design, Visual Communication Department 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 (painting, theory and contemporary art in general) 1990-1994 Employed at Grafisk Skole, Aarhus (drawing)

Paper presentations and publications

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: 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.

Other conferences

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


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