GITTE VILLESEN

1965, born in Ansager, Denmark

Lives and works in Copenhagen and Berlin

Education

1987-1990

Literature at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark

1991-92

The Academi of Fyn, Odense, Denmark

1992-99

The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Art, Copenhagen, Denmark

Solo exhibitions

2013

The lost part is now completed, Centre d’Art Passerelle, Brest, France

2012

I had no other choice than to jump from one pile to the other, as there was nothing in between, Grazer Kunstverein, Graz, Austria

Even now to explain everything would be difficult, Fotografisk Center, Copenhagen, Denmark

2011

The Story Is Not All Mine, Nor Told By Me Alone, Archive Kabinett, Berlin, Germany

2009

I Will Arrange Everything. It Will Be the Best Film Ever, Casco – Office for Art, Design and Theory, Utrecht, The Netherlands

2008

Juju White Magic, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark

2006

Presentation of Gitte Villesen, Little Warsaw, Budapest, Hungary

2003

Solveig (in cooporation with Lars Erik Frank), Ovengaden, Copenhagen, Denmark

Centre d’Art Santa Monica, Barcelona, Spain

Søren Weillings Small Town Museum, Box, Gothenburg, Sweden

Jessie and The Building,Kunsthalle St. Gallen, Switzerland

Two works, Iaspis galleriet, Stockholm, Sweden

2002

Two guided tours at the The Creative Reuse Warehouse, Langenhagen Kunstverein, Langenhagnen, Germany

2001

The Building, The Bikeshop, Andys furnitures, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark

Kathrine makes them and Bent collects them, Gallerie Mehdi Courakri, Berlin, Germany

5 works by Gitte Villesen, Lophem Kunsthalle, Brugge, Belgium

1999

Wiener Secession, Wien, Austria

INOVA, Milvaukee, U.S.A.

1998

Kathrine makes them and Bent collects them, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark

1997

Who gets the food and Willy goes for a drive, Project room, Århus Kunstmuseum, Århus, Denmark

1995

Tre gange Ludo, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark

Willy as DJ, Galleri LXX, Århus, Denmark

1994

It was a Wonderful periode full of happiness and a loss of a lot of money, at Peter Lands flat, Copenhagen, Denmark

Selected Group Exhibitions

2014

Black Milk – Holocaust in Contemporary Art, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Roskilde, Denmark

2012

Listing, Kisterem, Budapest

Omløb, Jens Nielsen & Olivia Holm-Moeller Museet, Holstebro, Denmark

MAGIC LOVE TRADE OBJECT, Palexpo, Geneve, Switzerland

Shaped by Time, The National Museum of Denmark, Copenhangen, Denmark

2011

Zuhause, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main

Background, Kisterem, Budapest

2007

Stúdió Gallery (FKSE), Budapest

2004

Still Lifes, Kunsthalle, Budapest

2003

Fresh Works for one Week, Kunsthalle, Budapest

Cream, MEO, Budapest

2001

Garden, Szombathelyi Képtár, Szombathely

Klasse Sayler, Barcsay Hall, Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts, Budapest

Objects, Bodies and Organs, Hungarian Academy, Rome

2000

Dialogue, Kunsthalle, Budapest

1999

Most 1999. Zeitgenössische Kunst aus Ungarn, Vízivárosi Galéria, Budapest

1998

Hungarian Academy, Rome

1997

Oil, Canvas, Kunsthalle, Budapest

Life means Light, Goethe Institute, Budapest

1996

K as Chimera, Szombathelyi Képtár, Szombathely

Works in Public Collections

Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main

MODEM, Debrecen

Hungarian National Gallery, Budapest