Jakob S. Boeskov is an artist and filmmaker based in New York. His film Empire North (2011) won the Danish Dox Award at CPH:DOX. Jakob S. Boeskov's work has been exhibited at Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Frankfurter Kunstverein and The Thing, New York.


Represented by

The Scandinavian Institute, New York



1993-2000 The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts



Face Jagger, A Mock Book 2016

ID Sniper, A Mock Book 2015

Future Practice Drawings, Pork Salad Press, 2015

T-7: I Think I Scan, (w. Timothy DeWit)  Pork Salad Press, 2015 



Empire North (58 min)  Interpretation Productions, 2011

Roy Camera (78 min)  Zealand Video, 2018




Danish Dox Award, 2011, Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival





National Arts Club, New York

Lisa Cooley, New York

Architectural Association, London

Städelschule, Frankfurt

Moscow State Academy Art Institute, Moscow

Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

Science Politiques, Paris

The Thing, New York

Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen





Solo exhibitions



Post Domination, Ada Gallery, Richmond



Map Car Man, R/L Window, New York



Fuck The Singularity, Mulherin + Pollard, New York



Simulation Day Chaos, Hurrala!, Los Angeles



Weekend Futurology, Mulherin+ Pollard, New York



Thule, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen



Dr. Cruel, Creative Time, New York



Siggimund, National Gallery, Copenhagen



Dad, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara



Monster Mirror, Otto Dix Haus Gera, Germany



Coup de théâtre, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen



My Doomsday Weapon, The Thing, New York














Group Exhibitions (selection)




New Cinema and Contemporary Art

Centre Pompidou, Paris / Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin

Psychographic Profiles, Scandinavian Institute, New York



Shadow Cabinet, Cuchifritos Gallery & Project Space, New York



Breaking News, Art 21, Lagos

Solvang, Copenhagen

Psychic Phones, Ada Gallery, Richmond

The Kingdom, Scandinavian Institute, New York




ID Theft, Scandinavian Institute, New York

Survivalist Toolshed, X and Beyond, Copenhagen




Psycho Futurism, Scandinavian Institute, New York

Holbaek art, Copenhagen



Social Goth, Scandinavian Institue, New York

This is our music, this is our art, Gallery David Risley,Copenhagen



Tournament d’objet, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen

Reality & Fiction, Villa Schoeningen, Berlin





Textual Pleasures, Mary Ryan Gallery, New York

Sunshine & demented minds, Mulhellin- Pollard, New York

Tonight we won't be bored, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen



Daydreaming Animals, Mulhellin- Pollard, New York

What is he doing in there? Fuse Gallery, New York



To The Road less travelled, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen

The Alphabet Show, Steinsland Berliner, Stockholm





The destruction of Atlantis, Union Gallery, London

The Lords, David Lawrence Gallery, Beverly Hills

From Thought to Action, Roskilde festival, Copenhagen

Paper Trails, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen

The Flowers Of Evil Still Bloom, Cueto Projects, New York



LA is on fire, David Lawrence Gallery, Beverly Hills

Love/Sex/War, ExitArt, New York

Eyesore, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen

Cabaret Tribunale, Judson Memorial Church, New York

The Activist Way, Cueto Projects, New York

Paper Trails, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen



Regarding Denmark, Ileana Tounta Gallery, Athens



Screening War, ZKM, Karlsruhe

Ersatz Stadt, Volksbühne, Berlin

Populism, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Frankfurter Kunstverein, CAC, Vilnius

                 Museum of modern Art, Architecture and Design Oslo




Desire, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen

Socle Du Monde, Herning Kunstmusum, Herning, Denmark'

A Guide To The Tourist Gaze, K1, Kulturhuset, Stockholm



Electric Currents, Hermitage, Sct. Petersburg

Multiples, Project, Dublin

Turmsturm, Nikolaj Kirke, Copenhagen

Between the lines, Apex art, New York

Betrug, Loop, Berlin

Imposture, Console/Science Politique, Paris

Playschool, Galleri Christina Wilson, Copenhagen



Rent-a-bench, Public Art exhibition, Los Angeles

Bodydeluxe, Ionic Gallery, London 2002

Artgenda, Hamburg 2002



Datablood (w. Chicks On Speed), Sonar Festival, Barcelona

Pervert Gallup, Momentum, Nordic Festival For Contemporary art, Moss



Pop-Op, Holstebro Art museum, Holstebro

The Party, WMF Club, Berlin

Credo. Gallerie Am Rathaus, Munich

Le Grand Premiere Opening Show, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen

Exhaust Tiger, Xart Hybrid, Copenhagen

If it was me who had come to a foreign place, Public Art, Aarhus 1998




Update, Turbinehallerne, Copenhagen 1996

Toons, Galleri Cambells Occasionally, Copenhagen







Press (selection)



“It takes a weapon from the future to grasp the wars of today",
Nikolaj Heltoft, Politiken, 06.24.2016


“The man with the masks”
Claus Rothstein, Weekendavisen, 06.18.2016


"How a dane tricked the weapon lobby"

Thomas Hillenbrand, Der Spiegel 03. 24.2005


"High tech, high art"

Dean Olsher, New York Public Radio,   04.12.2009


"Wake up, postmodern zombies"

Mette Sandbye, Weekendavisen,   04.12.2009



Village Voice, 04.11.2007


"The ID Sniper"

IDG Media, Japan, 04.28.2004


"The ID Sniper"

Newshour, BBC, 04.28.2004


"Signals, Statistics & Social Experiments"

Brian Holmes, Viper Conference Paper, Basel, 22.11.04


"Hot art"

Lars Bang Larsen, Politiken, Denmark, 16.02.03


"The ID sniper as immanent critique"

Dissertation paper, Dept. of politics and philosophy

Bent Meier Sorensen, Copenhagen Business School, 0303.2004



K. Olegsky, Membrana, Russia ,16.02.05