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The jury - Charlottenborg Spring Exhibition 2020

Kirse Junge-Stevnsborg * Director / Curator *
Kirse Junge-Stevnsborg is Director of Malmö Art Museum, Sweden. Recently she has worked at the global NGO ART 2030, as Artistic director at Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen and as Director at Gävle Konstcentrum, Sweden. Previously she worked at Dunkers Kulturhus in Helsingborg, The Center for Danish Visual Arts, Copenhagen, Gallery Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen and Tate Gallery, London. Kirse Junge-Stevnsborg has written texts on contemporary art, given lectures and curated, organized and commissioned numerous Danish and international thematic exhibitions, solo exhibitions and seminars.

Morten Løbner Espersen * Craftsman *
Morten Løbner Espersen is educated from Denmark’s Design School in Copenhagen and École Supérieure des Arts Appliqués, Duperré in Paris. In 2014-17 he was a member of the committee for Crafs and Design, The Danish Arts Foundation, and from 2005-2011 he held the position as professor at Högskolan for Design och Kunsthantverk in Göteborg. His latest solo exhibition ”Terra Incognita” (2019) was shown at Morten Avlskarl Gallery, Copenhagen. His works are represented in collections such as V&A Museum, London, Beumans van Beuningen, Rotterdam and MAD Museum, New York.

Tina Maria Nielsen * Visual artist *
Tina Maria Nielsen holds an MA from The Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen (1997). Throughout her practice she has worked with casts and imprints of real objects. The objects are cast into new materials: paraffin, wax, concrete, plaster, rubber, epoxy resin, aluminium and black or polished bronze thereby turning the fragile and temporary things into something much heavier. Fundamentally the translation from one material to another means that the cast object is removed from everyday usability and perception and instead relocated to a much more fluid state between image, process and language.  Her works have been shown nationally and internationally. In 2007 she was awarded a three-year working grant from the Danish Arts Foundation and in 2018 she received the Carl Nielsen and Anne Marie Carl-Nielsen’s Award.

Trine Søndergaard * Visual artist *
Trine Søndergaard is a Danish photography-based visual artist who lives and works in Copenhagen, Denmark. Her work is marked by a precision and a sensibility that co-exist with an investigation of the medium of photography, its boundaries and what constitutes an image. Layered with meaning and quiet emotion, her works are highly acclaimed for their visual intensification of our perception of reality. In 2000 she was awarded The Albert Renger-Patzsch Prize and has since received numerous grants and fellowships, including a three-year working grant from the Danish Arts Foundation. Her work has been featured in solo and group exhibitions around the world, and is represented in major public collections. She is represented by Martin Asbæk Gallery in Copenhagen and Bruce Silverstein Gallery in New York.

Trude Mardal * Architect *
Trude Mardal was born in Bergen, Norway and currently lives and works in Copenhagen. She is educated architect from the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture (KADK), where she has also been a teacher. She works as an architect and partner at the architectural firm entasis. In 2007 she founded a solo-firm and have performed a series of parallel projects and collaborations within the field of architectural transformations and installation art in public spaces.