Curriculum Vitae

Jens Axel Beck

1976 Haderslev, DK
Livs and works in Copenhagen, DK

Education

2002 - 2008 The Funen Academy of Fine Arts, Odense, DK
2005 - 2006 The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, The School of Media Art, Copenhagen, DK

Solo Exhibitions

2016 Smalltown Boy, Ringsted Galleriet, Ringsted, DK
2013 The efficient administration of life, Udstillingsstedet Sydhavn Station, Copenhagen, DK
2011 Standing on a Surface, with solo exhibition by Ulrike Mohr, Danske Grafikeres Hus, Copenhagen, DK
2009 S/M/L/XL, Koh-i-noor, Copenhagen, DK
2004 Spaces, Pantheonsfløjen, Odense, DK

Small Solo Exhibitions

2016 The Fishman, exibition in public space in relation to the sculpture The Fishwife, Udstillingsstedet Sydhavn Station, Copenhagen, DK
2014 Flag, exibition in public space, Bull Mengers, Laven, DK
2013 TEARS IN RAIN, Koh-i-noor in The Demo Room, Galleri Image - The Demo Room, Aarhus, Dk
2009 S/M/L/XL/XXL, Galleri Image - The Demo Room, Aarhus, DK

Group Exhibitions

2016 Already Made, Vestjyllands Kunstpavillon, Videbæk, DK
The Norm, Udstillingsstedet Sydhavn Station, Copenhagen, DK
2015 The Future - We think with the eyes, Westwerk, Hamburg, DE
The Suitcase Project, Shangrila, Joshua Tree, Californien, US
ROOM 0819, Self Storage, collaboration with Koh-i-noor (Jesper Carlsen and Jacob Borges), BETON, Copenhagen, DK
2014 We take no responsibility 3, Udstillingsstedet Q, Copenhagen, DK
Another Place, Xbunker, Sønderborg, DK
The Borderland Exhibition 2014, Sønderjyllandshallen, Aabenraa, DK, Flensburg Library, Flensburg, D, Annaborg, Hillerød, DK
Be remembered - A monument for Randers, collaboration with Heidi Hove, Randers Art Association, Randers, DK
Summer Sculpture Søby, curated by Susan Hinnum, exhibition in the public space, Søby, DK
South Harbour Items, curated by Lasse Krog Møller, Udstillingsstedet Sydhavn Station, Copenhagen, DK
The Death II, Udstillingsstedet Sydhavn Station, Copenhagen, DK
WELCOME, bull mengers, Laven, DK
Now it is oben, Udstillingsstedet Sydhavn Station, Copenhagen, DK
2012 Alt_Cph 12, Bull Mengers & Koh-i-noor, Fabrikken for Kunst og Design, Copenhagen, DK
ALFA-BETA-GAMMA, BKS Garage, Copenhagen, DK
Main Street Events, collaboration with Heidi Hove, the public space and West Chicago City Museum, West Chicago, Illinois, US
2011 Not only the urban space, The Danish Artist Society Day, The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, DK
Con amore in Koh-i-noor, The collection of Gudrun Hasle, Koh-i-noor, Copenhagen, DK
Contrariety In Symmetry, Din Nye Ven, Copenhagen, DK
LOCAL GLOBAL PLAN, exhibition on a public street, Ålekistevej, Vanløse, Copenhagen, DK
KOH-I-NOOR, Den Frie Center of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, DK
2010 Koh-i-noor in Sea & Space Explorations, Sea & Space Explorations, Los Angeles, Californien, US
2-1/4-n/2 x 21/4-n/2 , Artists in Dialog, collaboration with Heidi Hove, Art Laboratory Berlin, Berlin, DE
Frederiksberg - A Exhibition by Koh-i-noor, Den Gule Villa, Copenhagen, DK
Sex Minútur (Six Minutes), The SIM House, Reykjavik, IS
Astronomical Frontiers, Hennigsen Contemporary, Copenhagen, DK
2009 Berlin, Poor But Sexy, Pool Art Center Gallery, Drury University, Springfield, Missouri, US
Friends, Comrades, Colleagues, Galleri Gl. Lejre, Lejre, DK
2008 Site Specific, exibition in public space, Odense Harbor, Odense, DK
Urban Pedestal, exibition in public space, Helsinki, FI
In Case We Die - The 08 Graduate Exhibition Of The Funen Art Academy, Brandts, Odense, DK
Oblivion, Xbunker, Sønderborg, DK
Deadpan Exchange III, The Lab, San Francisco, Californien, US
Space Convention, Köpenicker Strasse 10, Berlin, DE
2007 From Sculpture Through Painting To Object, Galleri Ægidius, Randers, DK
Deadpan Exchange II, Super Bien, Berlin, DE
2006 Blinded By Words, exhibition in connection to a theatre play, Plex, Copenhagen, DK
Blind Spots, collaboration with Morten Ernlund Jørgensen, Koh-i-noor, Copenhagen, DK
Entry Phonen, sound art project, Gudrun Hasles flat on Sjællandsgade, Copenhagen, DK
60 Seconds, short film festival in the Copenhagen Metro, DK
2005 Buffet, Førstetilvenstre, Copenhagen, DK
The Folkelighed - A Danish Word That Cannot Be Translated, Sparwasser HQ, Berlin, DE
Crossing Now!, Masteskurene, Copenhagen, DK
Selected Videos, from The Funen Academy of Fine Arts, Pixel, Copenhagen, DK
Pro-art, Randers Museum of Art, Randers, DK
Changing, collaboration with Morten Espersen, Trapholt, Kolding, DK
2004 6 I 60, Koh-i-noor, Copenhagen, DK
5000 C, Filosofgangen, Odense, DK
Fetish Collection, Tidens Samling, Odense, DK
2003 Spring Exhibition, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, DK
2002 KP, The Artists Easter Exhibition, Kunstbygningen, Århus, DK

Publications

2014 Magt Minder Mennesker (Power Memory People), KØS, museum of art in public spaces, ISBN 978-87-89074-64-1
2013 Så er der åben (Now it is oben), Udstillingsstedet Sydhavn Station
2009 Vitavrap - Lifestyle, Granat
Temporary Urban Structures, * Asterisk, ISBN 978-87-991703-0-2

Curatorial Projects

2016 BEACH BOYS, Udstillingsstedet Sydhavn Station, Copenhagen, DK
2015 MIX TAPE - 5 Tracks, one part of a 3 in 1 exhibition titled MIX TAPE, Udstillingsstedet Sydhavn Station, Copenhagen, DK
2013 Debt, 8 TABLES by Koh-i-noor, 24 Spaces – A Cacophony, Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, SE
2011 THEM, Koh-i-noor´s stand at alt_cph11 Encounters, collaboration with Heidi Hove, The Factory of Art & Design, Copenhagen, DK
LOCAL GLOBAL PLAN, collaboration with Heidi Hove, Stine Hebert, Louise Trier and Marie Bruun Yde, Copenhagen, DK
2008 Flexible Identities, collaboration with Heidi Hove and Mille Winther, Koh-i-noor, Copenhagen, DK
Flexible Identities, video compellation, collaboration with Heidi Hove, Botnik Space Off 08, Hamburgsund, SE

Exhibition Platforms

2012 Co-founder of Udstillingsstedet Sydhavn Station, S-train station Sydhavn Station, Ernst Kapers Vej 1, Copenhagen, DK
2004 - 2013 Co-founder of Koh-i-noor, Dybbølsgade 60, Copenhagen, DK

Grants

2016 The Danish Arts Foundation, Committee for Visual Arts Project Funding, Smalltown Boy - Part II
Hielmstierne-Rosencroneske Stiftelse, Smalltown Boy
The Danish Arts Foundation, Grant Committee for Visual Arts, Working Grand
The Danish Arts Foundation, Grant Committee for Visual Arts, exhibition award, BEACH BOYS
2015 Grosserer L. F. Foghts Fond, Smalltown Boy
The Danish Arts Foundation, Committee for Visual Arts Project Funding, jensaxelbeck.com
2013 The Danish Arts Foundation, Working Grand
2012 The Danish Arts Council, Committee for Visual Arts, The efficient administration of life
Hielmstierne-Rosencroneske Stiftelse, The efficient administration of life
Grosserer L. F. Foghts Fond, The efficient administration of life
Kgs. Enghave Lokaludvalg, Local Committee, The efficient administration of life
The City of Copenhagen, Committee for Visual Arts, The efficient administration of life
The Danish Arts Foundation, Working Grand
The Danish Arts Council Committee for International Visual Art, International Residency Project, People Made Visible
2011 The Danish Arts Foundation, Working Grand
2010 The Danish Arts Council Committee for Visual Arts, Frederiksberg - A Exhibition by Koh-i-noor
The Danish Arts Council, Committee for International Visual Art, 2-1/4-n/2 x 21/4-n/2, Artists In Dialog
2009 The Danish Arts Council Committee for International Visual Art, Berlin, Poor But Sexy
The Danish Arts Foundation, Art in the public space, collaboration with Anne Bennike and Heidi Hove, LOKAL GLOBAL PLAN
2008 The Danish Arts Council Committee for Visual Arts, S/M/L/XL

Sponsorships

2008 Stokke
Mads Nørgaard Copenhagen
2005 Stark - Kalk & Mørtelværkerne

Residencies

2012 International Residency Project, People Made Visible, Inc. (PMV), West Chicaga, Illinois, US
2010 SIMRES, residency program, stipend from Nordic Culture Point, Reykjavik, IS

Workshop Residencies

2016 Danish Art Workshops, Smalltown Boy
2014 Danish Art Workshops, Be remembered - A monument for Randers

Collections

2013 The Danish Arts Foundation
2011 The Danish Arts Foundation

 

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