Christian Skjødt

Kunstner

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    Christian Skjødt

    Kunstner

    Christian Skjødt is a Danish artist and composer. He lives and works in Copenhagen. 

    Working in the intersection between sound, visual art, and science, Skjødt’s work aim to challenge our sensory perception and point towards its limitations. Often working site-specific, exploring natural and scientific phenomena, Skjødt creates large scale installations and immersive environments consisting of autonomous systems. His works can be seen as manifestations or witnesses of what we as human beings are unable to perceive, and of the boundaries between our sensory apparatus and the materiality of the world. 

     

    Skjødt has presented his works at galleries, museums, festivals, and concert spaces throughout the world, including Ars Electronica Festival in Linz, Mois Multi in Quebec Canada, A plus A Gallery in Venice, Műcsarnok Kunsthalle Budapest, Sound Reasons in New Delhi, Skan II / Skanu Mežs in Riga, Üle Heli in Tallinn, Ostrava Days in Czech Republic, Ultima in Oslo, Overgaden - Institute of Contemporary Art in Copenhagen and Museum of Contemporary Art Denmark. 

     

    Skjødt’s work has been awarded by Prix Ars Electronica and Japan Media Arts Festival, and he holds an MA from the Royal Academy of Music in Denmark. 

     

     

     

    C.V.

     

    SOLO EXHIBITION (selected)

    2020 Urum, Brønshøj Vandtårn (Copenhagen, Denmark)

    2018 Salão Medieval, Largo do Paço, Archiepiscopal Palace (Braga, Portugal)

    2016 Overgaden - Institute of Contemporary Art (Copenhagen, Denmark)

    2016 IHC Experimental Gallery (New Delhi, India)

    2016 Spanien 19c (Aarhus, Denmark)

    2015 Museum of Contemporary Art (Roskilde, Denmark)

    2014 Cruce Contemporáneo (Madrid, Spain)

    2013 68 Square Metres (Copenhagen, Denmark)

     

    GROUP EXHIBITION (selected)

    2020 Donaueschinger Musiktage (Donaueschingen, Germany)

    2019 Struer Tracks (Struer, Denmark)

    2018 Mois Multi - Festival international d’arts multidisciplinaires et électroniques (Quebec, Canada)

    2018 DIAS Kunsthal, Vallensbæk Station (Vallensbæk, Denmark)

    2017 Ars Electronica Festival . 'The Other I' (Linz, Austria)

    2017 Museum of Artistic Process and Public Art (Skissernas Museum) / Kungshuset. 'On the Thresholds of Knowledge' (Lund, Sweden)

    2017 Skulpturi/Pirpa. 'Engros' (Copenhagen, Denmark)

    2017 IAC - Inter Arts Center. 'Intonal' (Malmö, Sweden)

    2016 SPOR Festival. 'WYSI(N)WYG' (Aarhus, Denmark)

    2015 A plus A Gallery. 'Symphony of Hunger' (Venice, Italy)

    2015 'Mørke Dage Festival' (Aalborg, Denmark)

    2014 Műcsarnok / Kunsthalle Budapest. ‘On the Edge of Perceptibility’ (Budapest, Hungary)

    2014 Riga Botanical Garden. 'SKAN II - International Sound Art Exhibition', Skanu Mežs (Riga, Latvia)

    2014 Dome of Visions. ‘Together in Small Spaces' (Copenhagen, Denmark)

    2014 Vrå Kunstsal. 'Apriludstillingen' (Vrå, Denmark)

    2013 'Bunkerlove Festival' (Furreby Strand, Denmark)

    2013 Transformator (Aalborg, Denmark)

    2012 Dronninglund Kunstcenter (Dronninglund, Denmark)

    2011 Platform4 (Aalborg, Denmark)

    2010 'Port 20:10 - Festival of Contemporary Art and Social Technology' (Thingbæk Kalkminer, Denmark)

     

    PUBLIC ART / COMMISSION (selected)

    2016The Danish Arts Foundation. Permanent site-specific installation w. Jørgen Carlo Larsen (Ryde, Denmark)

    2013Main Library and City Council Chamber of Aalborg. site-specific installation (Aalborg, Denmark)

     

    LIVE PRESENTATION (selected)

    2019 Ultima (Oslo, Norway)

    2018 Kunsthal Charlottenborg (Copenhagen, Denmark)

    2018 Sonic Festival (Copenhagen, Denmark)

    2018 Open Days Festival. Vor Frue Kirke (Aalborg, Denmark)

    2018 Tegners Museum (Dronningmølle, Denmark)

    2018 Utzon Center (Aalborg, Denmark)

    2017Berner Münster (Bern, Switzerland)

    2017 Skuespilhuset (Copenhagen, Denmark)

    2017 Koncertkirken (Copenhagen, Denmark)

    2016A2+ (Praha, Czech Republic)

    2016 Fiducia (Ostrava, Czech Republic)

    2016 Cinemateket (Copenhagen, Denmark)

    2016 IHC Amphitheatre. 'Sound Reasons IV’ (New Delhi, India)

    2016 JazzHouse (Copenhagen, Denmark)

    2016 Radar (Aarhus, Denmark)

    2015National Library of Latvia (Riga, Latvia)

    2015 Üle Heli Festival (Tallinn, Estonia)

    2015 Glyptoteket, Vinterhaven. ‘Slow’ (Copenhagen, Denmark)

    2015 Mayhem (Copenhagen, Denmark)

    2015 KUNSTEN - Museum of Modern Art (Aalborg, Denmark)

    2015 Dansehallerne (Copenhagen, Denmark)

    2015 Mørke Dage. 'Noise, pain, gloom' w. Torben Sangild (Aalborg, Denmark)

    2014 Museum of Contemporary Art (Roskilde, Denmark)

    2014 Nikolaj Kunsthal (Copenhagen, Denmark)

    2014 Open Days Festival. Musikkens Hus (Aalborg, Denmark)

    2013 Trondheim Kunstmuseum (Trondheim, Norway)

    2013 Dampfzentrale (Bern, Switzerland)

    2013 GOG Arena & Gudmefyrstens Hal. w. Wooloo (Gudme, Denmark)

    2013 Madame Claude. ‘eXperimontag’ (Berlin, Germany)

    2012 G.A.S. Göteborg Art Sounds Festival (Göteborg, Sweden)

    2012 Verona Risuona (Verona, Italy)

    2012 Block T (Dublin, Ireland)

    2012 SpLab, Det Jyske Kunstakademi (Aarhus, Denmark)

    2011 Ostrava Gallery of Fine Arts. ‘Ostrava Days’ (Ostrava, Czech Republic)

    2011 Agder. ‘Punkt Festival' (Kristiansand, Norway)

    2010 Cökxpôn (Budapest, Hungary)

    2010 Kunsthal Nord (Aalborg, Denmark)

    2010 ARoS - Aarhus Art Museum (Aarhus, Denmark)

     

    COMMISSIONED SOUND WORKS / COMPOSITION (selected)

    2018 DEJA, commissioned by The Krumple (Paris, France / Oslo, Norway)

    2017 LYMICUM MARE, commissioned by Open Days (Aalborg, Denmark)

    2015 DISSOLUTION & SUSPENSION, commissioned by The Danish Cultural Institute. (Riga, Latvia)

    2015 CLOTHES MAKES THE MAN, commissioned by Wilma Version. Koncertkirken (Copenhagen, Denmark)

    2014 OMDREJNINGER, commissioned by SNYK for Wundergrund 2014, Koncertkirken (Copenhagen, Denmark)

    2014 INTERNAL PROPELLANTS, site-specific sound piece commissioned by Ny Musik. Krudttårnet (Fr.Havn, Denmark)

    2014 ASSATUS SUM, site-specific sound piece commissioned by Museum of Contemporary Art (Roskilde, Denmark)

     

    DISCOGRAPHY, SOLO WORK (selected)

    2020 Christian Skjødt: 'Ventilator' (10" - Tonometer)

    2019 Christian Skjødt: 'Squaring Circles' (LP - Tonometer)

    2018 Christian Skjødt: 'Dissolution & Suspention' (LP - Tonometer)

    2018 Christian Skjødt: 'Illumination' (10" - Tonometer)

    2014 Christian Skjødt: ‘Works of Uncommitted Crimes’ (LP - Tonometer)

     

    DISCOGRAPHY, COLLABORATION AND MORE (selected)

    2017 Omdrejninger (2xLP+USB - Ilk)

    2016 Chrysakis/Kobi/Skjødt/Sőrés: ‘Carved Water’ (CD - Aural Terrains)

    2016 Klapper-Skjødt: 'Lux Nocturno' (LP - Tonometer)

     2016 Blixa Artzine #4 (cassette tape - Blixa)

    2014 '1 minute autohypnosis mail sound art project': 'Guitar 05' (CD - Mute Sound Records)

    2011 The Wire Tapper 25: 'Innocent Square' (CD - Wire Magazine)  

    2011 Compilations 4 Lesser Mortals: 'Into' (CD-R - LesserMortals)

    2010 You Had Me At Hello: 'Meet Oliver Lake' (7" - Tonometer)  

    2010 You Had Me At Hello: 'Meet Ab Baars & Michael Moore' (7" - Tonometer) 

    2009 Glöggerne & Martin Klapper: 'With Dr. Chadbourne' (10" - Tonometer)  

    2009 Astro Black: 'Is Love The Blood Of The Universe?' (7" - Tonometer) 

    2007 Glöggerne & Martin Klapper: 'With Sound!' (10" - Tonometer)

    2007 Knob A Siesta: 'In My Head There Is Silence...' (LP - Tonometer)

    2006 Christian S feat Tone: 'NJL016' (digital - Noisejihad Live) 

    2005 Moskus: 'Moskus' (CD - Ninth World Music)

      

    FESTIVAL APPEARANCE (selected)

    2020 Donaueschinger Musiktage (Donaueschingen, Germany)

    2019 Struer Tracks (Struer, Denmark)

    2019 Ultima (Oslo, Norway)

    2018 On/Off Noite Branca (Braga, Portugal)

    2018 Mois Multi - Festival international d’arts multidisciplinaires et électroniques (Quebec, Canada)

    2018 Sonic Festival (Copenhagen, Denmark)

    2017 Ars Electronica (Linz, Austria)

    2017 Intonal (Malmö, Sweden)

    2017 Zoom In Festival (Bern, Switzerland)

    2016 Sound Reasons Festival (New Delhi, India) 

    2016 SPOR Festival (Aarhus, Denmark)

    2015 Üle Heli Festival (Tallinn, Estonia)

    2015 Sparkling Sound Festival (Aalborg, Denmark)

    2014 Wundergrund Festival (Copenhagen, Denmark)

    2014 IN-SONORA - Muestra de arte sonoro e interactivo (Madrid, Spain)

    2014 Zsámbék Theatre Festival, Színházi Bázis (Zsámbék, Hungary)

    2013 LAK 2013 - Festival of Nordic Sound Art (Copenhagen, Denmark)

    2012 Verona Risuona (Verona, Italy)

    2012 G.A.S. Festival - Göteborg Art Sounds (Göteborg, Sweden)

    2011 Ostrava Days - New Music Festival. Minimarathon of Electronic Music (Ostrava, Czech Republic)

    2011 Geiger Festival (Göteborg, Sweden)

    2011 Punkt Festival (Kristiansand, Norway)

    2010 3. Relative (Cross)Hearings International Contemporary Music Meeting (Budapest, Hungary)

    2009, 2012 Bottlenote Festival (Dublin, Ireland)

    2008, 2009, 2011 Varia Festival (Göteborg, Sweden)

    2007, 2008 Roskilde Festival (Roskilde, Denmark)

    2006, 2008, 2009 Spot Festival (Aarhus, Denmark)

     

    WORKS FOR THEATRE / STAGE (selected)

    2018-2019 'DÉJÀ' (The Krumple. France / Norway / Denmark)

    2016 Conditoriet (Hurup Thy / Teater Nordkraft. Aalborg, Denmark)

    2013 Jakob Ejersbo's 'LIBERTY' (Teater Nordkraft. Aalborg, Denmark)

    2013 Jakob Ejersbo's 'EKSIL' (Teater Nordkraft, Aalborg / Teater Republique, Copenhagen, Denmark)

    2012 'RED' (Aalborg Teater / KUNSTEN - Museum of Modern Art. Aalborg, Denmark)

    2011 'I Overmorgen Bliver Jeg En Anden' (Teater Nordkraft. Aalborg, Denmark)

     

    WORKS FOR DANCE / PERFORMANCE (selected)

    2015 'Pigeon Superstition' (Dansehallerne. Copenhagen, Denmark)

    2013 'Axis Mundi' Alejandro Jodorowsky Necromancy (Atrium. Budapest, Hungary)

    2013 'Behind The Wind' (Müszi. Budapest, Hungary)

    2012 'The Mixed Zone' (Kunsthal Nord. Aalborg, Denmark)

    2011 'Hands On The Table' (Cinnober Teater. Göteborg, Sweden)

    2011 'It's Like One Unregulated But High Disciplined And Intense Swim' (Atalante. Göteborg, Sweden)

    2010 'As I Got K' (Transformator. Aalborg, Denmark)

    2010 'Hvidt Kød/Sort Kød/Citron' (ARoS. Aarhus, Denmark)

    2010 'CseresznyeBál' (Tűzraktér. Budapest, Hungary)

    2010 'Studies In Water For Movement And Sound' (Kunsthal Nord. Aalborg, Denmark)

    2008 'Rekyl' (Platform4. Aalborg, Denmark)

     

    ARTIST TALK (selected)

    2019 Media Art History Conference (MAH 2019) Re:Sound (Struer, Denmark)

    2018 Kunsthal Charlottenborg (Copenhagen, Denmark)

    2017 De l'École d'art de l'Université Laval (Quebec, Canada)

    2017 The V.Sarajishvili Tbilisi State Conservatoire (Tbilisi, Georgia)

    2016 Vadehra Art Gallery, FICA Reading Room (New Delhi, India)

    2015 KUNSTEN - Museum of Modern Art (Aalborg, Denmark)

    2014 Nikolaj Kunsthal (Copenhagen, Denmark)

    2014 Kunsthal Nord (Aalborg, Denmark)

    2013 Művelődési Szint, Müszi (Budapest, Hungary)

    2013 The Danish National School of Performing Arts (Copenhagen, Denmark)

    2013 Högskolan för scen och musik, Göteborgs Universitet (Göteborg, Sweden)

    2012 Conservatorio Di Verona (Verona, Italy)

    2012 G.A.S. Göteborg Art Sounds Festival (Göteborg, Sweden)

    2012 Aalborg Universitet (Aalborg, Denmark)

    2011 Conservatoire des Arts et métiers Multimédia Balla Fasseké Kouyaté, Bamako (Bamako, Mali)

     

    AWARDS / RESIDENCY (selected)

    2019 Prix Ars Electronica - Honorary Mention

    2018 21st Japan Media Arts Festival - Jury Selection

    2018, 2019 NOTAM (Oslo, Norway)

    2017 ENCAC 'The European Network for Contemporary Audiovisual Creation' / AVATAR (Quebec, Canada)

    2017 IAC - Inter Arts Center (Malmö, Sweden)

    2016, 2017 EMS (Stockholm, Sweden)

     

    MEMBERSHIP

    The Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Society of Artists (Kunstnersamfundets Billedkunstsektion)

    Danish Visual Artists (BKF)

    The Danish Composers’ Society (DKF)

    OK Corral

     

    EDUCATION

    2003-2009 The Royal Academy of Music, Aalborg, DA. MA degree

    2007 Banff Centre for the Arts, Alberta, CA.

     

     

    Vibrant Disturbance I [2012]
    Immersion [2014]
    Inversion [2013]
    Simple Interactions? [2012]
    Vibrant Disturbance II [2014], Cruce Comtemporary, Madrid
    Illumination [2014], Skaņu Mežs SKAN II, Riga
    Vibrant Disturbance III [2014], Műcsarnok Kunsthalle Budap
    Columns [2014], Museet for Samtidskunst, Roskilde
    Eavesdrops [2016], SPOR Festival, Aarhus
    Adumbrare [2015], Sound Reasons Festival, New Delhi
    Refractions [2016], Overgaden - Institut for Samtidskunst
    Inclinations [2016], Overgaden. Institut for Samtidskunst
    Vibrant Disturbance IV [2016], Overgaden
    56°25’59” N 8°46’35” Ø [2016] m. Jørgen Carlo Larsen