Jens Settergren 

Lives and works in Copenhagen

Contact:

+45 40 72 83 21

settergren.jens@gmail.com


Education:

The Jutland Art Academy 2011- 2016

International Academy of Art Palestine 2014

Residencies:

2019    ISCP - International Studio & Curatorial Program, NYC

2018    The Nordic Lighthouse in Hanstholm

2018    TækkerAIR Berlin

2015    TækkerAIR Berlin

2014    DIA - Danish Institute in Athens


Member of the artist group Piscine:


Current and upcoming:

2019    Solo show, Ringsted Galleriet, Ringsted, Denmark

2019    Rencontres Internationales, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany

2019    Seattle Transmedia & Independent Film Festival

2019    LEVIATHAN, Kunsthal Aarhus, Denmark

2019    Solo show w. Piscine, f.eks., Aalborg, Denmark

2020    Omslag, group show, KH7, Aarhus, Denmark 


Exhibitions (selected):

Solo:

2018    Be a Pattern for the World, INCA Institute for New Connotative Action, w. Piscine and Bergman & Salinas, Portland

            In Aestu Solis, curated by Lotte Møller, die raum, Berlin

2017    Imagineering, curated by Esben and Anna Weile Kjær, w. Piscine, Adult, Copenhagen

2016    The Weather is Too Predictable - w. Piscine, Piscine c/o Kunsthal Aarhus, Aarhus

2015    Trope, curated by Michael Roloff, Piscine, Aarhus

            Ekkograf, w. Sebastian Edin, Rum46, Aarhus

2013    Katalysator, Spanien19C, Aarhus

Group:

2019    ISCP Open Studios, ISCP, New York City, USA

2019    Rencontres Internationales, Louvre, Forum des images, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

2018    Last Xmas at the Harbor, curated by Pernille Kapper Williams, The South Harbor, Copenhagen

            A Sweet Taste of Conspiracy, curated by Anais Lepage, w. Piscine and Bergman & Salinas, Fuego cdmx, Mexico City

            The Great Poor Farm Experiment, curated by John Riepenhoff, w. Piscine and Bergman & Salinas, Poor Farm, Waupaca, Wisconsin

            Alt_Cph18 Over-existing, curated by Esben and Anna Weile Kjær, w. Piscine and Bergman & Salinas, Fabrikken, Copenhagen

2017    Geography of the Senses, curated by Berit Dröse and Maja Gro Gundersen, OK Corral, Copenhagen

            UDEN TITEL 17, curated by Henrik Broch-Lips, Kunsthal Nord, Aalborg

            Struer Tracks Biennale - Sound Marks, curated by Rune Søchting, Struer

            Strange Ecologies - curated by Jacob Lillemose, X AND BEYOND, Copenhagen

2016    The Conference, w. Piscine, Piscine, c/o Kunsthal Aarhus

            Afgang 16, Kunsthal Aarhus, Aarhus

2015    (The Ghost of) IMO, curated by Toke Lykkeberg, Alt_Cph15, Copenhagen

2014    PORT 14, Aarhus

            Norberg Festival 2014, Norberg, Sweden

            L'Embarras - a sketch for an exhibition, curated by Toke Lykkeberg, TOVES, Copenhagen

            Camping Kosmos, SpLab,  Aarhus

            3rd Year Exhibition, SpLab, Aarhus

            KP14, w. Ida Sønder Thorhauge, Kunsthal Aarhus

            Posthuset, Vesterbro Torv, Aarhus

2013    Oase, w. Ida Sønder Thorhauge, organised by Vejle Kunstmuseum, Vejle

            Realisering #3 (Konvolution #2), w. Sebastian Edin, Lunschmoney Gallery, Aarhus

            RAMA, w. Sebastian Edin, The Music Conservatory, Aarhus

2012    Aarhus Sculpture Park, Aarhus

            The Affected Body, SpLab, Aarhus

            The Spring Exhibition, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen


Permanent public commissions:

2018    The Mighty Trident, public commision for Hanstholm Lighthouse  

            Ascent of the Mighty Trident, The Energy Academy, Samsø 

2017    Portal, Hammel Neurocenter, Hammel


Performances/Readings/Screenings (selected):

2018    Topos, curated by Mario Asef and Lotte Møller, (sound performance) w. Sebastian Edin, Errant Sound, Berlin

            Lysfest, (sound performance) w. Sebastian Edin, Eliaskirken, Copenhagen

2017    Terminal Compost, (poetry reading) X AND BEYOND, Copenhagen

2016    LIPS, curated by Mads Mygind (poetry reading), Øst for Paradis, Aarhus

            DIEM Electro, (video concert), The Music Conservatory, Aarhus

            Art Sounds, curated by Sune Lysdal and Ragnhild May, (video concert) w. Sebastian Edin, Eliaskirken, Copenhagen

            Tropica Dissolvuntur - (sound and text performance) w. Sebastian Edin, Kunsthal Aarhus

2014    Bite Vilnius, (screening) Lithuania

            Art Cinema, (screening) Habitat,  Odense

2013    Discrete Random Variables, (sound performance) w. Sebastian Edin, in Tarek Atoui's exhibition, Kunsthal Aarhus, Aarhus

            Katalysator, (release and screening) Spanien19C, Aarhus


Curatorial:

Terminal Compost, X AND BEYOND, Copenhagen

The Conference, w. Piscine, Piscine c/o Kunsthal Aarhus, Aarhus

en slags penge, w. Piscine, Piscine c/o Kunsthal Aarhus, Aarhus


Artist books and publications:

OEI # 82-83: Competition Wins: Art in the Age of Kleptomania, contribution w. Piscine, 2018

OEI # 75 - 76: NATURBEGREPPET (EKOEI), text contribution, 2017

Københavnske Istidende 2. årg. 2. udg., text contribution, 2017

Hvermandag.dk, text contribution, 2016

Tropica Dissolvuntur, collection of poems, Antipyrine, 2016

Leisure and Pleasure, w. Mathias Tornvig, artist book, Erotikernes Forlag, 2015

Katalysator, artist book, Spanien19C, Aarhus


Press:

The Great Poor Farm Experiment e-flux 27.07.18

A Conversation Between Piscine and Bergman & Salinas IDOART 24.07.18

In Aestu Solis by Jens Settergren at die raum Tzvetnik 21.03.18

Imagineering by Piscine Think Tank at Adult Art Viewer 28.10.17

Podcast: Lydkunst #29: Lyden af Lydens by Kunsten.nu 05.07.17

Den dag lydkunsten kom til Struer Seismograf 14.06.17

Artist of the Week #105 artistoftheweek.dk 18.02.17

Politiken Bogfolk Politiken 08.12.16

Adfærdskodeks for en kunstudstilling Kunsten.nu 29.11.16

Arbejdspladsen Information 29.10.16

Elsker, elsker ikke Information 08.10.16

Sonetter fra et postapokalyptisk Lalandia Information 24.09.16

Piscine som flagskib for et nyt kunstmiljø i Aarhus? Kunsten.nu 20.09.16

Piscine: Fra passé til parasit IDOART 08.09.16

Trope Kopenhagen 04.06.15

Denne bananskræl bliver om brøkdele af et sekund til kunst Politiken 07.06.14

En katalysator for rugbrødsvægge Kunsten.nu 22.02.13

Grants and prizes:

The Danish Arts Foundation work grant 2017, 2018 & 2019

The Danish Arts Foundation production grant 2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019

The Jutland Art Academy Honorary Grant 2016

15. Juni Fonden 2015

Knud Højgaards Fond 2014

Oticon Fonden 2014

Ny Carlsberg Fondet 2014


Other:

Member of Kunstnersamfundet

Member of BKF

Board member, The Jutland Art Academy 2015-16

Guest Teacher Byhøjskolen Aarhus, 2017


All artistic work is handled by KKArt (Kuntnernes Kooperative Aps)