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Jan Christensen

Born 1977, Copenhagen. Lives and works in Berlin and Oslo


1997-00 Statens Håndverks- og Kunstindustriskole/The National College of Art and Design (NCAD/SHKS/KHIO), Oslo

Solo exhibitions and projects

NoPlace, Oslo (upcoming)
Galeria Presenca, Porto (upcoming)

QB Gallery, Oslo

Akershus Kunstsenter, Lillestrøm

Stranger Love, Gerhardsen Gerner, Berlin

Time as Matter (with Marius Dahl), Viborg Kunsthal, Viborg

Nothing is for Free – No Good Deed Shall Go Unpunished (with Anders Fjøsne), One Night Only/Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo
Untitled, Gerhardsen Gerner, Oslo
Fremtiden er Fjell (with Marius Dahl), Drammen (public art project organized by Mesén, Oslo)

Onomatopoeia (with Anders Fjøsne), Galleri F15, Moss
Onomatopoeia (with Anders Fjøsne), Vitenfabrikken, Sandnes

Jan Christensen/Onomatopoeia (with Anders Fjøsne), Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand
En Melankoli, Rom for kunst/Oslo S, Oslo
The LEAP Sessions 2011 (with Anders Fjøsne), LEAP Lab for Electronic Arts and Performance, Berlin
The Seoul Sessions 2011 (with Anders Fjøsne), Artsonje Lounge Project, Seoul
Nothing is for Free, M. F. presents Mmmm… (with Anders Fjøsne and Kristian Skylstad), Dortmund Bodega, Oslo

2010: The Pod Bay Door, The Helen E. Copeland Gallery, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT
Interrupted Space Continuum, c/o – Gerhardsen Gerner, Berlin
Camera Studies, Østfold Kunstnersenter, Fredrikstad
I Love Myself and Everyone Else / I Hate Myself and I Want to Die; Less Time Left to Live, Even More to Do;
Bipolar-conceptualism – The Marriage of Heaven and Hell (with Kristian Skylstad), Galleri MGM, Oslo

Still More Titles for Which I Don’t Know What to Make, Kubus, Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus 
und Kunstbau München, Munich
Funky Mental Rabbit Hole, c/o – Gerhardsen Gerner, Berlin
Plan B is to Make Plan A Work, Volt, Bergen

Camera Studies, Galleri MGM, Oslo
All Those Moments Will Be Lost (with Rolf-Yngve Uggen and Johnny Skalleberg), Stenersenmuseet, Oslo (publ.)

The Traffic of Clouds (with Hackenbroich Architekten), Program: Initiative for Art+Architectural Collaborations, Berlin
Initialraum, Münster
Milieu, Bern
Relative Value, c/o – Atle Gerhardsen, Berlin
Galleri MGM, Oslo

Good Times Make You Think that You Are the Lucky One, Buia Gallery, New York
BAR-Code Program, Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst (S.M.A.K.), Ghent
Forward Momentum, Kunsthaus Baselland, Basel/Muttenz (publication)
c/o – Atle Gerhardsen, Berlin

Process Room, The Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
Hordaland Kunstsenter (with Josefine Lyche and Lars Morell), Bergen
Unfinished Painting, Yvon Lambert Project Room, New York

Painting Myself into a Corner, Galleri MGM, Oslo
Some Titles for Which I Don’t Know What to Make, c/o – Atle Gerhardsen, Berlin

Galleri MGM, Oslo
You Are Always Alone in the Cinema (J. Monk), Galerie Nordenhake, Stockholm
Quarantine Series, Amsterdam

Mind [the] Space (with Gardar Eide Einarsson), Oslo Kunsthall, Oslo
c/o – Atle Gerhardsen, Berlin

Selected group exhibitions and projects

Norsk Minimalisme?, Blomqvist, Oslo (curated by Erlend Hammer )
SUB, Akershus Kunstsenter, Lillestrøm, Norway (curated by Monica Holmen and Bjørn Hatterud)
Got It for Cheap, Golsa, Oslo, Norway
INIT-1: Multippelmarked, Prosjektrom Helium, Fredrikstad, Norway (kuratert av Tor Magnus Lundeby)
Prosjektrom Normanns (Stavanger), Untitled Art, San Francisco, US (art fair)

La Mère, La Mer, The McEvoy Foundation for the Arts, San Francisco, US
Got It for Cheap, Rod Bianco, Oslo, Norway
MOCAK Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow (MOCAK), Krakow, Poland
1-Minute Videos, KiT Window Gallery, The Academy of Art/NTNU, Trondheim, Norway (with Marius Dahl)
Extract of Perfumes, Khartoum Contemporary, Oslo, Norway (curated by Hanan Benammar)
Prosjektrom Normanns (Stavanger), Untitled Art, San Francisco, US (art fair)

Rulebook on How to Enforce a Ban on a Couch, Andreas Hungnes’ Fall Apartment, Bergen (edited/curated by Kreuzberg Pavillon)
AC/CA, Akademirommet/Galleri 1, KHIO, Oslo (curated by Merete S. Mortensen and Frido Evers)
En kollektiv psykogeografisk guide til Oslo (EKPGO), Tegnebiennalen, Oslo (curated by Ida Madsen Følling, Ottar Karlsen and Eirik Senje)
Whistle in the Shadow, Prosjektrom Normanns, Stavanger (curated by Elin Melberg and Margrethe Aanestad)
Fragmentert_Helhet, Bærum Kunsthall, Fornebu (curated by Sandra Lorentzen)

Gerhardsen Gerner (Oslo/Berlin), Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Gimme Shelter, Tromsø Kunstforening, Tromsø, Norway (curated by Leif Magne Tangen, Power Ekroth and Hanne Gudrun Gulljord)
Journey to the East (scenography), Nordic Black Theatre/Cafeteateret, Oslo (with Mona Grenne, Ø. U. Brager and others)
Drawing Words, Art Market, Tel Aviv, Israel (curated by Ada Rothenberg)
Gerhardsen Gerner (Oslo/Berlin), Art Basel, Basel
Gerhardsen Gerner (Oslo/Berlin), Art Basel Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Høyblokka Revisited (with Marius Dahl), 0047/Arkitektur N, Oslo (curated by Markus Richter)

Fading Nights, Gerhardsen Gerner, Berlin (curated by Nicolai Gerner-Mathisen)
Proto_Light, Artclub1563, Seoul (curated by Kim Sung Won and Lee Jiyoon)
Høstutstillingen, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo (with Are Blytt; cat.)
Momentum – The Nordic Biennial for Contemporary Art, Moss (curated by Power Ekroth and Erlend Hammer; cat.)
Wall painting for Gerhardsen Gerner (Oslo/Berlin), Art Basel, Basel (art fair)
1986-2013 En kunstner som samler kunst, Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium, Vestfossen (cat.)
Morning Drawing Residency, (curated by Gabriela Vainsencher)

To Be With Art Is All We Ask, The Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo (curated by G. Kvaran, Th. Möllenhoff; cat.)
Project, The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo (curated by Sabrina van der Ley)
Wall painting for Gerhardsen Gerner (Oslo/Berlin), Frieze Art Fair, London
(art fair)
Wall painting and installation in collaboration with Julian Opie for Gerhardsen Gerner (Oslo/Berlin), Art Basel, Basel

Island: 22 Artists on Iceland, Eastern Michigan University/CAVE, Detroit (curated by Amy Sacksteder; cat.)
Let the Rhythm Hit ’em, Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Berlin (with Anders Fjøsne and Marcel Dickhage, curated by M. Mayer)
You are Free, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna (with Anders Fjøsne, curated by Julie McKim & Daniel Kingery; cat.)
ΔΤΧ, Or Gallery, Berlin (curated by Håvard Pedersen)
WordPerfect 2.0, NoPlace, Oslo (curated by Kristian Skylstad)
Wall painting for Gerhardsen Gerner (Oslo/Berlin), Art Basel, Basel
Figurer og fortellinger, norsk samtidskunst fra Astrup Fearnley-samlingen, Sogn
Kunstsenter, Lærdalsøyri (curated by Gunnar B. Kvaran and Grete Årbu)
Stop and Go, Galerie Baer, Dresden (curated by Mathias Wagner)

Grafosfæren, Norske Grafikere, Oslo (curated by Truls Ramberg)
The Supreme Council of Higher Beings, SIM, Reykjavik
Redefining Centre, Artlight Domaquaree, Berlin
Rahmenprogramm, organized by AW Available Works during the ArtForum fair, Berlin
Stoff, Stockholm Fringe Fest, Stockholm
Øyafestivalen, Oslo (with Bjørn-Kowalski Hansen, curated by Marianne Karlsen)
«Intensif-Station», K21 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf (curated by Susanne Meyer-Büser)
Metropolis, Galerie M+R Fricke, Berlin (curated by Marion and Roswitha Fricke)
Das schönste im Leben, Pilotenkueche, Leipzig (curated by Fridey Mickel and Nicolas Manenti)
Spy Club: Hosted by Atle Gerhardsen, Cookies, Berlin (curated by Atle Gerhardsen)
Open Light in Private Spaces, Biennale für internationale
Lichtkunst Ruhr 2010, Ruhr (curated by Matthias Wagner K)
You are Free, Tape Modern, Berlin (curated by Julie McKim & Daniel Kingery)
Shazam!, c/o – Gerhardsen Gerner, Berlin

Timemaschine, Jahresgaben-Ausstellung, Kunstverein Arnsberg, Arnsberg (curated by Vlado Velkov)
Herre i eget hus?, BOA, Oslo
Blytt and Rooney Curate Something Nice, Kunstprojects, Berlin (curated by Declan Rooney and Are Blytt)
CAM, Visningsrommet USF, Bergen (curated by Arne Skaug Olsen)
Utpust! (Sørlandsutstillingen), Christianssands Kunstforening, Kristiansand;
Skien Kunstforening, Skien; Arendal Kunstforening, Arendal (curated by Kristian Skylstad, I. Galuzin and Lars Vilks; cat.)
Bunnies, It Must Be Bunnes!, Lautom Contemporary, Oslo (curated by Erlend Hammer)
How To Work Better – Das Büro im Atelier, The University of Jena/
Intershop/Kunstverein Jena, Jena (curated by Christiane Rekade)

Up Against the Wall, Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw (curated by Maria Brewinska; poster/booklet)
De:Place, Re:Place, Seoul Design Olympiad, Seoul (catalog)
40/40, Stenersenmuseet, Oslo (Åsil Bøthun, Hennie Ann Isdal and Kjetil Skøien; catalog)
Hove Festivalen, Tromøya, Arendal (curated by Ann Kristin Sørli)
Alone in the Dark, Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo (curated by Kristian Skylstad; catalog)
High Come Down, Smia, Kristiansand (curated by Lars Morell)
Art is Not Mute, Hit, Gothenburg
Lights On – norsk samtidskunst, The Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo (curated by Gunnar Kvaran; catalog)

Røtter i Porsgrunn, Porsgrunn Fengsel/Porsgrunn Kunstforening, Porsgrunn (curated by Andreas Rishovd)
Pawnshop, e-flux, New York
Tomorrow, Kumho Museum of Art and Artsonje Center, Seoul (curated by Sunjung Kim; catalog)
Art is Not Mute, ICA-Dunaújváros, Dunaújváros, Hungary
Where Euclid Walked, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul (catalog)
The Yeonhee-Dong 195 Project: A Hundred Ideas and
Ten Thousand Combinations, Yeonhee-Dong 195, Seoul (cat.)
Tempo, Skien (Marianne Zamecznik; catalogue)
Art is Not Mute, Ersta Konsthall, Stockholm
Stuff, Detroit MOCA, Detroit
Vorstellen, formulieren – Sprache als Modell der Wirklichkeit,
K3 – Project Space, Zürich (curated by Susanne Sauter; cat.)
Believers & Illusionists, R. T. Hansen, Berlin (curated by Lars Morell)
I Will Never Make It!, Kunstraum D21, Leipzig (curated by Leif Magne Tangen)
Invisible Jet, Buia Gallery, New York
Poster Project, Participant Inc./Devon Costello & Ilya Lipkin, New York

Rio, Artnews Projects, Berlin (curated by Vlado Velkov)
c/o – Atle Gerhardsen, Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami (art fair)
Poster Project, Kantor Feuer Window Space/Devon Costello & Ilya Lipkin, New York
Cosa Nostra, Glassbox, Paris (curated by Yann Rondeau)
JRP|Ringier – We Make Books With Art, Daviet-Thery, Paris
Nordiske spor, Galleri Trafo, Asker, Norway
Please Love Me, Walker’s Point Center for the Arts, Milwaukee, WI
Breezer, Buia Gallery, New York
Installation, c/o – Atle Gerhardsen, Art|37|Basel, Basel
Oslo Art Festival, Members Club/Prosjektskolen, Oslo
Bound_less, Stavanger Kunstforening, Stavanger; Nord-Trøndelag fylkesgalleri, Namsos (touring
exhibition/the National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design; catalog)
Super, FRAC des Pays de la Loire, Carquefou, France (curated by Laurence Gateau; catalog)

Yellow Pages, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MAMCO), Geneva; Kunsthalle Palazzo,
Basel/Liestal; Turm Gallery, Helmstedt (curated by John Armleder; catalog)
Pro 2005, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen (catalog)
The Failure, Korridor, Berlin (curated by Sabine Schmidt and Fanny Gonella)
Gallery Artists, c/o – Atle Gerhardsen, Berlin
Present Perfect!, T293, Naples
ChangdonGo!, The National Art Studio, Seoul (catalog)
Installation, c/o – Atle Gerhardsen, Art|36|Basel, Basel
Prague Biennale 2, Karlin Hall, Prague (catalog)
Post Notes, Midway Contemporary Art, Minn., Minnesota;
ICA, Institute of Contemporary Art, London (curated by Adam Carr)
Installation, Galleri MGM, ARCO, Madrid (catalog)
Bound_less, Stenersenmuseet, Oslo; Bodø Kunstforening, Bodø; Sogn og Fjordane Kunstmuseum – Eikaasgalleriet, Jølster; Trondarnes Distriktsmuseum, Harstad; Kulturkontoret, Eidsberg kommune; Grenselandmuseet, Kirkenes (touring exhibition/Riksutstillinger; catalog)

Salong 100, Oslo (curated by Josefine Lyche, Steinar H. Kristensen and Leander Djønne)
None of the Above, The Swiss Institute, New York (curated by Jordan Wolfson and John Armleder)
Installation, c/o – Atle Gerhardsen, Art Forum Berlin, Berlin (catalog)
Installation, c/o – Atle Gerhardsen, Art|35|Basel, Basel (catalog)
Desidolize Now, Exposition internationale d’art contemporain Jeune Creation, Paris
MixMax, Artsonje Center, Seoul (curated by Sung-Won Kim; catalog + booklet)

Høstutstillingen (with Øystein Aasan), Kunstnernes Hus/Oslo Sentralstasjon, Oslo (catalog)
…it’s Alive, Oslo Kunstforening, Oslo (with Andreas Heuch)
Installation, c/o – Atle Gerhardsen, Art|34|Basel, Basel
Ideologia 2, Röda Sten, Gothenburg (catalog)
Southbound – Case Study of an Imaginary Community in Berlin, Spittelmarkt, Berlin (catalog)

40 Jahre: Fluxus und die Folgen (with Rirkrit Tiravanija), Fluxus Festival 2002, Wiesbaden
Sliding Down the Surface of Things II, Sthlm Art Fair, Stockholm (curated by Power Ekroth)
o VER Station no.2/Passenger (with Rirkrit Tiravanija), The Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo

o VER Magazine (with Rirkrit Tiravanija), Oslo Kunsthall/The Academy of Fine Arts, Oslo
Sliding Down the Surface of Things, The Life Foundation, Stockholm (curated by Power Ekroth)
Other Places, Hordaland Kunstsenter, Bergen

XS, Temp, Bergen
Form 2000, Norsk Form/Momentum Ekstra, Moss; Norsk Form, Rådhusplassen,
Oslo; Tromsø Museum, Tromsø; Bodø Kunstforening, Bodø; Nordenfjeldske
Kunstindustrimuseum, Trondheim (touring exhibition; catalog)


2014 Viborg Kunsthal, Viborg (Denmark)
2012 Seoul Art Space Geumcheon (SASG), Seoul
2010 Seljavegur, SIM, Reykjavik
2010 Artist-in-residence, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT (US)
2007 The Yeonhee-Dong 195 Residency Project, The Art Council of Korea, Seoul
2006 Skien Kommunes Kunstnerstipend, Skien, Norway
2005 FRAC des Pays de la Loire, Carquefou/Nantes, France
2005 The Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
2004 The International Studio Program of Changdong, The National Art Studio, Seoul
2004 Villa Arson, Nice
2003 IASPIS, Stockholm
2003 NIFCA: Nordic Air, IASPIS, Stockholm

Assignments, positions and other projects

2017 Board member, Ingerid, Synnøve og Elias Fegerstens stiftelse for norske bildende kunstnere, Oslo
2016 Hagelund/Christensen, Oslo (partner)
2015 Advisory art committee/kunstnerisk råd, Prosjektrom Normanns, Stavanger
2015 Editorial board member/redaksjonsråd, Billedkunst, Oslo
2014 Advisory art committee/kunstnerisk råd, Tromsø Kunstforening (TKF), Tromsø
2014 Supervisory board member/styremedlem, Fellesverkstedet, Oslo
2011-2017 Deputy board member/vararepresentant i styret, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo