Modern Art

Norwegian, born in Braunschweig, Germany, 1982
Lives and works in Oslo and Berlin


Meisterschüler Bildhauerei

Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste – Städelschule, Frankfurt am Main, Germany


Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien

Vienna, Austria

Solo Exhibitions


Galerie Neu, Berlin, Germany



Kaleidoscope, Spazio Maiocchi, Milan, Italy


Foreign Object Debris

X Museum, Beijing, China


Neue Alte Brücke, Frankfurt, Germany


Träger des Overbeck-Preis für bildende Kunst der Gemeinnützigen 2020

Overbeck-Gesellschaft – Kunstverein Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany


Corpus Quality

Modern Art, London


Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway, travelling to: Kunsthall Stavanger, Stavanger, Norway



Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany

Rosetta (Decorazione)

Converso, Milan, Italy

Rose Painting

Galerie Neu, Berlin, Germany


Fine Arts, Sydney, Australia


New Organ St. Martin

organ commission by St. Martin Church, Kassel, Germany



Schloss, Oslo, Norway


Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland



Modern Art, London

World of Hope II

Neue Alte Brücke, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

World of Hope

Galerie Neu, Berlin, Germany


ars viva 2014/15

Hamburger Kunsthalle, Galerie der Gegenwart, Hamburg, Germany; Bonner Kunstverein und Artothek, Bonn, Germany; Grazer Kunstverein, Graz, Austria

Economy Class Legs

032c Workshop, Berlin, Germany

Original Spare Part

Modern Art, London


Extended Operations

Rogaland Kunstsenter, Stavanger, Norway

Launch of Hater Head

Société, Berlin, Germany


PhotoshopTroll (with Ilja Karilampi)

HinterHaus des Meerens, Vienna, Austria

Deutschland Du Opfer, Gib Handy

Neue Alte Brücke, Frankfurt am Main, Germany


Sensitive to Detergent

Autocenter, Berlin, Germany

Parasagittal Brain

Johan Berggren Gallery, Malmö, Sweden


Half Asleep to the 2010 Hot 1001

Neue Alte Brücke, Frankfurt am Main, Germany


Bed Call

Landings Project Space, Vestfossen, Norway

Selected Group Exhibitions

Modern Art




Modern Art, London



Galerie Nordenhake, Stockholm, Sweden

Galerie Noah Klink

Berlin, Germany


Studio Berlin

Berghain, Berlin, Germany

Re-Art. Readymade recycelt

Overbeck-Gesellschaft, Lübeck, Germany, forthcoming

Down To Earth

Gropius Bau, Berlin, Germany

Al filo de la navaja

Museo Jumex, Mexico

Medgang & modgang – Udvekslinger mellem dansk og tysk kunst

Kunstmuseet Brundlund Slot, Aabenraa, Sonderjylland, Denmark

Metamorphosis Overdrive

Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, Switzerland


Flesh and Bone

PS120, Berlin, Germany

Up for More. New Items from the Collection Würth on Art since 1960

Kunsthalle Würth, Schwäbisch Hall, Germany

'You': works from the Lafayette Anticipations Collection

Musée de l'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France

TEMPO TEMPO TEMPO, curated by Rhea Dall

Kistefos-Museet, Oslo, Norway

How the Universe Works

Kunsthall Oslo, Oslo, Norway


The Street. Where the World is Made

MAXXI – Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo, Rome, Italy

Picture Industry: A Provisional History of the Technical Image, 1844-2018, curated by Walead Beshty

Luma Foundation, Arles, France

Culture Wear

SPACE_31, Berlin, Germany

For Good

GOODROOM, Munich, Germany

Fences & Windows

Modern Art, London

Optik Schröder II: Works from the Alexander Schröder Collection

mumok, Vienna, Austria


The Trick Brain

Aïshti Foundation, Antelias, Lebanon

Bunker #3

Sammlung Boros, Berlin, Germany

Mystification of the Everyday

Delmes & Zander, Cologne, Germany

Future Eaters

Monash University Museum, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Das Auto in Der Kunst

Kunsthalle Emden, Emden, Germany

EuroVisions: Contemporary Art from the Goldberg Collection

The National Art School Gallery, Sydney, NSW; travelling to Heide Museum of Modern Art, VIC (2018); Canberra Museum and Art Gallery, ACT (2018); Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, NSW, Australia (2019)

Heart of the Tin Man

M WOODS, Beijing, China, travelling to The Dubai Mall, Dubai, UAE (2019)

Picture Industry, curated by Walead Beshty

Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, USA

Hybrid Layers

ZKM Centre for Art and Media, Karlsruhe, Germany

Wholesome Environment

Lundgren Gallery, Mallorca, Spain

Our words return in patterns (part 1)

Galerie PCP, Paris, France

Avalanche, ELEVATION, a Luma Foundation exhibition

Gstaad, Switzerland


grabt tiefer, ihr Schönen

Galerie Neu, Berlin, Germany

Joining Forces with the Unknown

Fondation Galeries Lafayette, Paris, France

III Seen III Said

White Flag Projects, St Louis, MO, USA

Take Me (I’m Yours)

Jewish Museum, New York, NY, USA

9th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art

Berlin, Germany

WAR GAMES, curated by Benjamin Godsill

Moran Bondaroff, Detroit, MI, USA

Theories of Modern Art

Modern Art, London

Quiz 2, based on an idea by Robert Stadler

MUDAM, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg


Good for Nothing (Cracks in the Mirror)

GOODROOM, Munich, Germany

System of a Down

Ellis-King, Dublin, Ireland

Life. Within Such Limits

Carl Kostyál, Stockholm, Sweden

Digital Conditions

Kunstverein Hannover, Hanover, Germany

The Noing Uv It

Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway



Blain|Southern, London

Galerie Neu à La Douane

Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France

Works from selected collections

Mehringdamm 72, Berlin, Germany

Chat Jet (Part 2) Sculpture in Reflection

Künstlerhaus KM, Graz, Austria


Almine Rech Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

Shattered Preface

OSL contemporary, Oslo, Norway

And Life Goes On…, curated by Karl Holmqvist

Between Bridges, Berlin, Germany

Surplus Living

KM Temporaer, Berlin, Germany

Second View

Johan Berggren Gallery, Malmö, Sweden


High Line Art, New York, NY, USA


Open Shape, Fall, curated by Jasper Spicero

Eisenhower Park, Long Island, NY, USA

Speculations on Anonymous Materials

Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany

Unstable Media, curated by Anne de Vries

Martin van Zomeren, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Open Shape, Spring, curated by Jasper Spicero

Waterside Park Playground 11th Ave & W 23rd St, New York, NY, USA

Smiler’s Delicatessen

Times Square, New York, NY, USA

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No5A, New York, NY, USA

Out of Memory, curated by Eleanor Cayre

Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY, USA

False Optimism

Crawford Art Gallery, Cork, Ireland

Open Shape, Winter, curated by Jasper Spicero

Generation Works, Wichita, KS, USA


Shell-Reflexives, curated by Agatha Wara

Downtown ArtHouse, Miami, FL, USA

Neue Alte Brücke and Real Fine Arts @ Valentin

Galerie Chez Valentin, Paris, France

Domino Effect

Catherine Bastide, Brussels, Belgium

Standard Operating Procedures, curated by Piper Marshall

Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Pinot Noir, curated by Jason Alexander

Tomorrow, Toronto, Canada

Nicolas Ceccaldi / Yngve Holen

Pro Choice, Vienna, Austria

Oil On Water Calming Effect

Skur 2, Stavanger, Norway

Entourage VIP Backstage Pt.1

Gasmesserhaus, Arbeitsgemeinschaft Zürcher Bildhauer, Schlieren, Switzerland

Images Rendered Bare. Vacant. Recognizable.

Stadium, New York, NY, USA



Emanuel Layr, Loos Bar, Vienna, Austria

Grouped Show

Tanya Leighton Gallery, Berlin, Germany

TruEYE surView

W139, Amsterdam, Netherlands

based in Berlin

KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany


The Smart Frrridge. Chilly Forecast for Internet Fridge

Kunstverein Medienturm, Graz, Austria

Absolventen der Städelschule 2010: Geschmacksverstärker

MMK Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

The Garden of Ilja

AfE Turm, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Something Blue

Neue Alte Brücke at Archive Kabinett, Berlin, Germany

Act IX: Let Us Compare Mythologies

Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Enchanted, curated by Juliette Bonneviot

School of Development, Berlin, Germany


Paloma Presents, Zürich, Switzerland

21st Century

Chisenhale Gallery, London


What is not but could be if (Part 2)

Neue Alte Brücke, Frankfurt am Main, Germany


The Line is a Lonely Hunter

New Jerseyy, Basel, Switzerland

Approximately Infinite Universe

New Jerseyy, Basel, Switzerland


For a Blank Implies Space

Torstrasse 165, Berlin, Germany

Selected Collections

Aïshti Foundation

Antelias, Lebanon

Danjuma Collection

Esher, Surrey

Lafayette Anticipations

Paris, France

Museo Jumex

Mexico City, Mexico

Moderna Museet

Stockholm, Sweden

Public Art Norway

Oslo, Norway

Sammlung Boros

Berlin, Germany

The SEB Collection

Stockholm, Sweden

The SYZ Collection

Geneva, Switzerland

Würth Collection

Künzelsau, Germany

Zabludowicz Collection