Kasper Akhøj CV

Copenhagen, 1976

Solo shows

Clark House Initiative, Mumbai, IN
Faena Prize (in collaboration with Tamar Guimarães), Faena Mumbai, Buenos Aires, AR

Welcome (To The Teknival), Ivorypress, Madrid, ES
Galleri Feldt, Copenhagen, DK
I Blew on Mr. Greenhill’s Main Joints with a Very ‘Hot’ Breath (in collaboration with Tamar Guimarães), De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-On-Sea, UK

Welcome (To the Teknival), NMNM - Villa Sauber, Monaco, FR
Black Box: Tamar Guimarães & Kasper Akhøj, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, US

Béton, Kunsthalle Wien Museumsquartier, Vienna, A
NMNM Nouveau Musee Nationale de Monaco, MC
Welcome (to the Teknival), Ellen de Bruijne Projects, Amsterdam, NL
Kunsthallen Nikolaj Kirke, Copenhagen, DK
KJUBH Kunstverein, Cologne, DE
Albright Knox Museum, Buffalo, US

Art Basel Statements, Basel, Swiss (Ellen de Bruijne PROJECTS, Amsterdam, NL)

Galeria Fortes Vilaça, Sao Paulo, BR (in collaboration with Tamar Guimaraes) The Last Days of Watteau, Jeu de Paume, Paris, FR (in collaboration with Tamar Guimaraes)

After the Fair, Wiels Center for Contemporary Art, Brussels, BE
Welcome (to the Teknival), Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, DE
Welcome (to the Teknival), Ellen de Bruijne PROJECTS/Dolores, Amsterdam, NL
Overgaden Institute for Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, DK

Experiments In Levitation, Ritter & Staiff, Frankfurt am Main, DE

Group shows

Hubert Fichte: Love and Ethnology (in collaboration with Tamar Guimarães), HdKW—Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, DE

Hubert Fichte: Love and Ethnology (in collaboration with Tamar Guimarães), National Museum / Goethe Institut, Santiago de Chile, CL
Tallinn Print Triennial (in collaboration with Tamar Guimarães), EKKM—Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia, Tallinn, EE
The Third Person (in collaboration with Tamar Guimarães), MMAC–Museo Morelense, Cuernavaca, MX

A Universal History of Infamy, LACMA, Los Angeles, US
Studies for A Minor History of Trembling Matter, Albright-Knox Art Gallert, Buffalo, NY, US

As Told, Lunds Konsthall, Lund, SE
Anthology Film Archives, Flaherty Series, New York, US

56th Venice Biennale, Belgian National Pavillion, Giardini, IT
Believe not every spirit, but try the spirits, MUMA, Melbourne, AU
Séance fiction, Walter Phillips Gallery, The Banff Centre, CA
Rainbow In The Dark, Malmö Art Museum, SE
I See, So I See So, Temporary Gallery, Cologne, DE
The Documentary, Ellen de Bruijne Projects, Amsterdam, NL

How to (…) things that don exist, 31st Sao Paulo Biennale, BR
A Transatlantic Affair, MAR-Museu de Arte do Rio, Rio de Janeiro, BR
Welcome (to the Teknival), Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, DE
Les Recontres Internationales, Film Festival, Paris, FR
Courtisane Film festival, Ghent, BE

55th Venice Biennale, Il Palazzo Enciclopedico, IT (in collaboration with Tamar Guimaraes)
Sharjah Biennial 11, AE (in collaboration with Tamar Guimaraes)
CPH:DOX International Film Festival, Film in Competition Copenhagen, DK
Host and Guest, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, IS
Abstract Myths, NEST, The Hague, NL
South London Gallery, Film screening and Artist talk, London, UK (in collaboration with Tamar Guimaraes)
Abstracta, artist book published by Christoph Keller Editions, JRP Ringier, PAMI, London, UK

Sunday Performance Series, Performance Slide Lecture, MoMA PS1, New York, US
Spatium, Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn, EE
KIM? Center for Contemporary Art, Riga, LV

Everything Must Go, Casey Kaplan Gallery, New York, US
MAP-Martin Ambach Projechte, Düsseldorf, DE
Do You Remember the Future?, Etagi, St. Petersburg, RU
Exposition Internationale…, Meessendeclercq, Brussels, BE (Curated by Latitudes)
Artist in Residence, ISCP, New York, US

Abstract Derive, Ludlow 38, Goethe-Institut NY, New York, US
Performance Slide Lecture, Teatro Arena, 29th Sao Paulo Biennial, BR
Research Artist in Residence, 29th São Paulo Biennial, BR
Artist in Residence, Platform Garanti, Istanbul, TR

ISCP, Miguel Amado curator in residence exhibition, New York, US
Art in General, Whitney ISP Studio Exhibition, New York, US
Sculpting Time, Phillip Johnson Art Gallery, Allentown, Pennsylvania, US

28th São Paulo Biennial, BR
3rd Guangzhou Triennial, CN
We Know The Taste But Not The Smell, Galerie Baer, Dresden, DE
Artist in Residence, Capacete, Rio de Janeiro, BR

Lost Highway Exhibition, Skuc Galerija, Lubljana, SI
HELLo, Flux Factory, Long Island City, New York, US
Parlour Room, co-organizer of temporary project space, Copenhagen, DK
Artist in Residence, Press 2 Exit Gallery, Skopje, MK

Tulca, National University of Ireland, Galway, IE
Skopje Museum of Contemporary Art and Press to Exit Gallery, Skopje, MK. Screening and artist talk
Centrala – Foundation for Future Cities’ Lost Highway Expedition, an interdisciplinary urban research project following the path of the highway network built to connect the ex-communiststates and capitals of the West Balkans. A project by the School of Missing Studies, [STEALTH], Kyong Park and Marjetica Potrc
Esplanaden, Den Frie Center for Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, DK
Tokyo Homebase Gallery, Tokyo, JP
Rundgang, Staedelschule, Frankfurt am Main, DE

Academy Remix, Portikus, Frankfurt am Main, DE
Moscow Research Project, With Multiplicity and The School for Walls and Space, Milan, IT
Art Frankfurt, Projects with Portikus and Staedelschule, DE
Utopia Station Poster Project/Oleanna, in Porto Alegre, BR

Utopia Station Poster Project/Oleanna, at Kunstverein München, DE
INK, Institut for Nutidskunst, Art Copenhagen, Copenhagen, DK
Fristad København, INK Institute for Contemporary Arts, Copenhagen, DK

Utopia Station Poster Project/Oleanna, Kunstmuseum Sindelfingen, DE
Recycling the Future, The 50th Venice Biennale, IT
Utopia Station, The 50th Venice Biennale, With Martha Rosler/Skolen for Mur og Rum, IT
3rd Istanbul Triennial, International Student Triennial of Istanbul, TR

SIAB Biennial, Skopje, MK


Faena Prize (in collaboration with Tamar Guimarães), Faena Art Center, Buenos Aires, AR

Publications/ Press

E.1027, Maison en Bord de Mer. Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, April 2009 + October 2010. Two artist books.
Conversation with Kasper on Domusweb (Interview by Angelique Campens)
Artforum Picks
Article on Information.dk
28th Bienal de São Paulo, catalogue, 2008
Exit Zine, publication, Ed. Kasper Akhøj and Lars Bang Larsen


2008 – 2009 Whitney Independent Study Program, New York
2004 – 2006 Staedelschule, Frankfurt am Main
2000 – 2006 The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen
1999 – 2000 Goldsmiths College, University of London
1998 Film/Video Arts. New York
1996 – 1998 The Czech National Filmschool, FAMU. Prague