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Simone Aaberg Kærn

Born in Copenhagen, Denmark, 1969


EDUCATION:

2007
Air Combat training at the Swedish Air Force Fighter School, Linköping, Sweden

2000
Competition Aerobatics

1999 - 2000
Aerobatics training Chandler Air Service and Boggan

1993 - 98
The Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Denmark

1995 - 97
Goldsmith's College of Fine Art, London, England

1996
PPL Clacton Aero Club, Clacton on Sea


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2011
Den lille gule flyver, Martin Asbaek Gallery, Copenhagen

2010
Seize the Sky, University Art Gallery, San Diego State University

2009
HaneKyllinger, Torpedo 18 http://www.torpedo18.dk/vaerkerne/hanekyllinger/index.html 
Allemands retten i luften - over hele jorden, Indvigning af udsmykning. Det Svenske Flyvevåbens jagerflyveskole, Linköping, Sverige.
“URO’erne Heinrich Prisen, http://skysisters.com/URO.html
Hvor Jernabanen Ender”, Lys over Lolland

2008
ARoS Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark
Kunstmuseum Thun, Switzerland

2007
Solo Show, Art Brussels, Martin Asbæk Projects, Brussels, Belgium
Symposium C6: The Artworld is Flat: Globalism – Crisis and Opportunity, Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Chicago, USA

2006
VOLTAShow, Martin Asbæk Projects, Basel, Switzerland
Open Sky - Retrospective, Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden
Stafet i frit rum, Airplay, Copenhagen

2003
Crossing Line. Fragments from a micro global performance, Galerie Asbæk, Copenhagen, Denmark

2001
Up in the Air, Schnitt Austellungsraum, Köln, Germany
Second to none, Skive Kunstmuseum, Denmark
Downed by Weather, Ronneby Sweden

2000
Sisters in the Sky, Project room, ARCO, Madrid, Spain

1998
Simone Aaberg Kærn, Jyllands Postens exhibition room, Copenhagen, Denmark

1995
Wanna fly, Saga basement, Colbjornsensgade, Copenhagen, Denmark
Air, Kunstakademiets kunstforening, Copenhagen, Denmark

1992
Diftong, Artist space Katharsis, Nansensgade, Copenhagen, Denmark
Pause, Bunkeren pa Frederik den V's vej, Copenhagen, Denmark


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2010
The Provinces are elsewhere - too, Städtliche Galerie Nordhorn

2009
Paint Space, Rundetårn
Farvel til industrisamfundet, Nationalmuseet Brede, Denmark

2007
We love Asbæk, Gallery Dyrkøb, Copenhagen, Denmark
IS THIS FICTION? Istanbul Modern 5th Videoprogramme, curated by Rosa Martinez, Istanbul, Turkey

2006
Sonoric Perspectives – Ostsee Biennale der Klangkunst, Germany, Sweden, Denmark

2005
Helden Heute, CentrePasquArt, Biel Bienne, Switzerland
Baby Shower, Wilders, Copenhagen, Denmark

2004
Med kærlig hilsen, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark
Mois de la Photo, Chromosome, Berlin, Germany

2003
Defying Gravity: Contemporary Art and Flight, North Carolina Museum of Art, U.S.A.
Göteborg International Art Biennale, Gothenborg, Sweden
Europe Exists, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art (curated by Rosa Martinez and Harald Szeemann)
Up & Coming (curated by Rosa Martinez), ARCO, Madrid, Spain
M.ars and War, Graz, Austria

2002
Clocwise, Vejle Kunstmuseum, Denmark
TERROR-ISME, Christian DamGallery, Copenhagen

2001
Get that Balance, K2 Hamburg

2000
Pusan International Contemporary Art Festival, curated by Rosa Martinez, Pusan, Korea

1999
48th international Venice Biennale, dAPERTutto, Venice, Italy
Zeitwenden, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Rheinisches Landesmuseum, and Stiftung für Kunst und Kultur, Bonn, Germany
Looking for a PLACE, The Third International Biennual, SITE Santa Fe, NM USA

1998
Nordic Normads, White Columns, NY
Something is rotten, Museum Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany
Come Closer, Liechtensteinische Staatliche Kunstsammlung
Nuit Blanche, Musée d'Art Moderne Ville de Paris, Paris, France

1997
10, Lunds Kunsthall, Lund , Sweden
New Art from Denmark and Scania I, Louisiana Museum of Contemporary Art, DK


PRIZES & GRANTS:

2007
Ellehammer Pokalen
EMMY Nomination
Bodil Nomination
Krystallen Nomination
Danish Art Foundation, Working Grant

2006
First Camera Award, Montreal Film Festival
The White House Project "women in leadership award"
Grand Prix, Odense film festival

2004
Danish Art Critics' Award, for Crossing Line, Galerie Asbæk, 2003 (best exhibition)

2003
Danish Art Foundation, Working Grant

2002
Haslunds Legat

2000
Artist in residence, Lannan Foundation, NM, USA

99-00
Danish Art Foundation, Working Grant

1999
Akademirådet, Grant of Honour for project at the Venice Biennale


SELECTED VIDEO WORKS:

“Spider Sisters” 3 minutter with sound. 2008

“Compas” 8 x 8 minutter with sound. Including tittles as Burka Bike and Pie from the Sky.

"Smiling in a War Zone" 78 min. movie for cinema, together with Magnus Bejmar, 2005.

"1001 nights 2002" 10 min. video documentaion of performance, with or without installation.

"Terror... Pressurised could you, would you?" 3 min. video installation

"Taraneh heading for the Stars" 10 min. video documentary and dual screen 10 min. DVD projection 2002

"Show me with your hands CPH" 3 min. Single channel video with sound. 2001

"Second to none" 8 min. 2 channel video installation with sound. 2001

"Show me with your hands Korea "3 min. 1 or 3 channel video installation with sound, Korea 2000.

" Breaking Ground" 3 min. 3 channel DVD video installation with surround sound. 2000.

" Show me with your hands USA" 1999-2000.

Sisters in the Sky, documentary DR tv/ Zentropa 1998-1999 4 x 29 min. with Stine Kirstein

"Camping in the clounds" 3 min. single channel video with sound. Los Alamos 1999.

"White" Bird eye Turf - San Diego. 30 min. video no sound. 1998.

"Sisters in the sky" the Russians, 3 min. single channel video with sound. 1997

"15 in 15 minutes" 15 min. single channel video no sound. 1996

"Royal Greenland" 10 min. single channel video installation with sound.

"Drop Zone" 10 min. 2 channel video installation with sound. 1995-96

"wanna fly" 5 channel video installation 1995

"Air" 5 min. video installation with sound 1994-1995.

"Dromostol" 2 channel video installation with sound. 1994

"Dromobil" 2 min. single channel video with sound. 1994

"Safety control" single channel video installation 30 min. 1994.

"Fit for Life" 2 min. single channel video with sound. 1994.

"Scorpio montage" single channel video installation no sound. 1993


CATALOGUES

2008
OPEN SKY, Kunstmuseum Thun, Switzerland

2006
OPEN SKY, malmö Konsthall with texts by e.g. Lars Bang Larsen

Open "The blue light" 2 channel video installation 1993.

"Pause" No cannel video installation 4 monitors. 1992.






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