A KASSEN

Christian Bretton-Meyer
Morten Steen Hebsgaard
Søren Petersen
Tommy Petersen

Live and work in Copenhagen, Denmark and Berlin, Germany
Collaborating since 2004


Education

The Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, Denmark
AbdK Akademie der Bildenden Kunste, Munich, Germany
Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Kunste, Karlsruhe, Germany

 

Solo Exhibitions (selected)

2019 Mother & Child, Kling & Bang, Reykjavik, Iceland
A Kassen, Maisterravalbuena, Madrid, Spain (upcoming)
2017 O, Maisterravalbuena Gallery, Madrid, Spain
Instant Sculpture, KØS – Museum for Kunst i Det Offentlige Rum, Køge, Denmark
2016 Aluminium Pours, Anne Mosseri-Marlio Galerie, Basel, Switzerland
Esposizione personale, Galerie Rolando Anselmi, Rome, Italy
EXTERIOR, Sorø Kunstmuseum, Sorø, Denmark
Heartland Festival, Egeskov Slot, Egeskov, Denmark (with Brian Eno)
PUDDLES & POURS, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
2015 A Kassen – Carnegie Art Award, National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
Exposition personnelle, Galerie Edouard Manet, Gennevilliers, France
Naked Photographer, Maisterravalbuena, Madrid, Spain
OT’JO, alexanderlevy, Berlin, Germany
2014 A KASSEN, Den Frie Exhibition, Copenhagen, Denmark
Paper Works, Officin, Copenhagen, Denmark
2013 ABC Berlin, Berlin Germany
Another Space, Copenhagen, Denmark
Bananas, Skaftfell, Seythisfjorthur, Iceland
Komplex, Siggen, Germany
Mirror, New Galerie, New York, USA
New Works, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
Skaftfell, Seyðisfjörður, Iceland
2012 17A Riding House Street, Nettie Horn, London, UK
Encirclement, Maisterravalbuena, Madrid, Spain
The Color of Things, Reykjavik Arts Festival, Kling & Bang Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland
2011 Auto Nivelant, New Galerie, Paris, France
Opus incertum, Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand, Norway
THE TITLE IS A PILE OF LETTERS, IMO, Copenhagen, Denmark
2010 Politikens Forhal, Copenhagen, Denmark
2009 Heavens Above, Maisterravalbuena, Madrid, Spain
Window to the World, MUSAC – Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Castilla y Leon, Leon, Spain
2008 40 grader +, Nikolaj Kunsthal, Copenhagen, Denmark
A Kassen, Gammelgaard, Herlev, Denmark
Kirkhoff – Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark
2007 KBH Kunsthal, Krabbesholm, Skive, Denmark

 

Group Exhibitions (selected)

2019 I Would Love Just One Flower, I Don’t Need the Whole Bouquet, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
Summer Show, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
2018 BIG ART, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark
Forvandlinger i gips, KØS – Museum for Kunst i Det Offentlige Rum, Køge, Denmark
Real Estate, Huset for Kunst og designs, Holstebro, Denmark
2017 Ex Situ. Samples of Lifeforms, The City of Basel, the Swiss ambassador in Denmark, CHART and Copenhagen Contemporary, Denmark
JUMP, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
Cool, calm and collected, ARoS, Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Denmark
2016 Inhabited by Objects, CAB ART CENTER, Brussels, Belgium
INSIDE OUT, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
2015 132,54 m2, Schleicher/Lange Gallery Space, Berlin, Germany
Art Zone – Roskilde Festival, Roskilde, Denmark
Bring Naturen Ind, Faaborg Museum, Faaborg, Denmark
Forårsudstillingen, Den Frie, Copenhagen, Denmark
Percussive Hunter, Akbank Sanat Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
THE MONOCHROME SYMPHONY, ARTIPELAG, Gustavsberg, Sweden
Timisoara Art Encounters, Timisoara, Romania
TRUST, Nikolaj Kunsthal, Copenhagen, Denmark
Urban Lights Festival, Hagen, Germany
White Energy, Kant Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
2014 Backward/ forward, New Galerie, Paris, France
Bikuben, Umoca, Salt Lake City, USA
Contemporary Art from Denmark, ECB, Frankfurt, Germany
Drawing Biennale, Oslo, Norway
La reference d’objet n’est pas definie a une instance d’objet, Ecole Municipale des Beaux Arts – Galerie Edouard Manet Grennevilliers, Grennevilliers, France
Object matter, Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Pencil / Line / Eraser – Carroll / Fletcher, London, UK
Secret garden III, Gl. Holtegaard, Holte, Denmark
Skulptur Odense 14: Still Waters Run Deep, Brandts, Odense, Denmark
2013 Art Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
Backa in i framtiden, Lunds Konsthall, Lund, Sweden
Carnegie Art Award Exhibition, touring Stockholm, Copenhagen and Oslo
Central heating furniture / Ventilation slide projection, Another Space, Copenhagen, Denmark
Display, Galerie Hussenot, Paris, France
Hiper Realismo y sus Consecuencias – Galeria Impakto, Lima, Peru
Komplex, Siggen, Germany
Le peril vert, Zoo Galerie, Paris, France
Secret garden II, Gl. Holtegaard, Holte, Denmark
Shapes in the making, Lunds Konsthall, Lund, Sweden
The democracy of objects. Nettie Horn, London, UK
2012 Centrefold, Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK
Facetime, On Stellar Rays, New York, USA
Raw Material Company, New Galerie, Paris, France
Secret garden, Gl. Holtegaard, Holte, Denmark
Verbo, Vermelho Galeria, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Vexed Endings, Green On Red Gallery, Dublin, Ireleand
Vores Kunst, KØS, Køge, Denmark
2011 Facetime, IMO, Copenhagen, Denmark
Fetiches criticos, Museum of Mexico City, Mexico City, Mexico
I feel like I’m disappearing, getting smaller every day / but when I look in the mirror, I’m bigger in every way, West, Den Haag, The Netherlands
La Vie Mode d’Emploi, Meessen De Clercq, Brussels, Belgium
Make Yourself at Home: Contemporary hospitality in a changed world, Raw Material Company, Dakar, Senegal
On the thresholds of privacy, Bruck, Germany
Opus incertum, Sorlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand, Norway
Pist Protta, Aarhus Kunstbygning, Aarhus, Denmark
Pist Protta, Kunsthallen Brandts, Odense, Denmark
2010 Best of Wonderland, WAS, Copenhagen, Denmark
Facon; Plads & Kulor, Rundetaarn, Copenhagen, Denmark
Fetiches criticos. Resduos de la economia general I, Centre de Arte Dos de Mayo, Madrid, Spain
Fra Hebsgaards skattekiste, Glasmuseet, Ebeltoft, Denmark
Make Yourself at Home, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark
Mowgli’s Waterfall, Politikens Forhal, Copenhagen, Denmark
Pastiche – When a tree falls in the Forest…, Solyst Castle Park, Jyderup, Denmark
Rauma Biennale Balticum 2010, Rauma Art Museum, Finland
Tumult, Lolland/Falster, Denmark
2009 Minus roof, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge, UK
Momentum, Moss, Norway
Perspektiv – konst i stadsrummet, Malmo, Sweden
Presque Rien III, Gallery Laure Genillard, London, UK
Sculpture by the Sea, Aarhus, Denmark
The Lake, Soro, Denmark
Update, Kunsthal Nord, Aalborg, Denmark
2008 Blacklight, Basement, Copenhagen, Denmark
Danske Grafikeres Hus, Copenhagen, Denmark
Enter, Kunsthallen Brandts, Odense, Denmark
Meget kunne vaere anderledes… en hilsen til Storm P., Brondsalen, Frederiksberg, Denmark
Overdragelse, Overgaden, Copenhagen, Denmark
Overkill, Wonderland Art Space, Copenhagen, Denmark
U-TURN Kvadriennale for Samtidskunst, Copenhagen, Denmark
2007 21 dage – 21 aar, Overgaden – Institute of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark
Black and White Show, Gallery Fung Sway, Copenhagen, Denmark
Bling, Galleri Mikael Andersen, Copenhagen, Denmark
EXIT, Kunstforeningen Gl. Strand, Copenhagen, Denmark
Jens Nielsen og Olivia Holm-Moller Museet, Holstebro, Denmark
Rundgang, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark
SALON #1 – Dansk Kunst NU!, Museumsbygningen, Copenhagen, Denmark
The Tent Show, Nikolaj Kunsthal, Copenhagen, Denmark
Wir sind woanders, Westwerk, Hamburg, Germany
2006 Cherry Feet, Q, Copenhagen, Denmark
Forarsundstillingen, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark
Rundgang, Stadelschule, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
The Known and the Unknown, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
2005 Lulea Summer Biennale, Lulea, Sweden
2004 Køge Skitsesamling, Køge, Denmark

 

Catalogue/Publications (selected)

2014 A Kassen Carnegie Art Award 2014, Space Poetry, Copenhagen 2014
Secret Garden, Gl. Holtegaard, Holte 2014
2012 This title is an artwork of mine : a group exhibition in a book, Revolver, Space Poetry, Copenhagen 2012
2008 Damaged by water, financed by insurance, A Kassen, Space Poetry, Copenhagen, Denmark
2006 Malbuch, A Kassen, Space Poetry, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

Articles/Reviews (selected)

2016 “Kunst i A K(l)assen”, Michael Solgaard, Børsen, WEEKEND, August 26, 2016
“Med naturen som formgiver – interview med A Kassen”, Louise Steiwer, Kopenhagen Magasin, April 13, 2016
“Af havet skal kunsten komme”, Tina Bryld, Jyllands-Posten, April 8, 2016
2015 “Guide: Syv danske kunstnere du bør kende”, Mathias Kryger, Politiken, August 25, 2015
“A Kassens ‘skjulte’ dagsorden”, Stine Nørgaard Lykkebo, kunsten.nu, May 30, 2015
“A Kassen: OT’JO @ alexander levy, Berlin”, Kopenhagen Magazine, May 25, 2015
“A KASSEN NAKED PHOTOGRAPHER”, Francisco Carpio, ABC CULTURAL, January 31, 2015
“A Kassen ‘Cuestionamos el principio de la genialidad’”, Guillermo Espinosa, Smoda, February 14, 2015
“A Kassen MAISTERRAVALBUENA GALERIA”, Javier Hontoria, Artforum, February 2015
”La référence d’objet n’est pas définie á une instance d’un objet” (in English), Jo-ey Tang, Artforum, January 7, 2015
2014 “Aflyst kunstudstilling genopstaar I kinesisk kopi”, Peter Michael Hornung, politiken.dk, Copenhagen, Denmark
“Carnegies kunstkapital og global kinesisk oliemalingsindustri : I anledning af udstillingen A Kassen Carnegie Art Award 2014 paa Den Frie, 18. januar-23. februar 2014”, Joern Erslev Andersen, Passepartout, aarg. 19. nr. 35, s. 142-161
“Carnegie Copycat”, Ditte Vilstrup Holm, kunsten.nu, January 31, 2014
“Review: A Kassen”, Olga Stefan, Art in America, June 5, 2014
2013 “Display. Gallerie Hussenot, Paris”, Timothee Chaillou, Flash Art, October, Milan, Italy
“Titlen siger det bedst: Permanent refleksion”, Rikke Mulvad Mortensen, Kopenhagen Magazine, April 19, 2013
2012 “Ugens Kunstner: A Kassen”, kunsten.nu, May 23, 2012
2011 “Den fuldendte banalitet”, Maria Kjær Themsen, Kunstkritikk, September 07 2011
2009 ”Flying over Wysing”, Laura Allsop, ArtReview, August 20, 2009

 

Awards

2013 Awarded Third Prize at the Carnegie Art Award

 

Permanent Installations

2017 Poseidon, Urban Media Space, Aarhus, Denmark
Swap, Gymnasieskolan Spykens, Lund, Sweden

 

Collections

Brandts Museum, Odense, Denmark
Soro Kunstmuseum, Soro, Denmark