About

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

 

Education

1993-2000 The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts

 

Books

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 

 

Film

Empire North, Interpretation Productions, 2010

 

 

Awards

Danish Dox Award, 2010, Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival

 

 

 

Lectures

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

 

2017

Post Domination, Ada Gallery, Richmond

 

2015

Map Car Man, R/L Window, New York

 

2014

Fuck The Singularity, Mulherin + Pollard, New York

 

2013

Simulation Day Chaos, Hurrala!, Los Angeles

 

2012

Weekend Futurology, Mulherin+ Pollard, New York

 

 2011

Thule, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen

 

 2010

Dr. Cruel, Creative Time, New York

 

2009

Siggimund, National Gallery, Copenhagen

 

2007

Dad, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara

 

2006

Monster Mirror, Otto Dix Haus Gera, Germany

 

2005

Coup de théâtre, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen

 

2004

My Doomsday Weapon, The Thing, New York

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Group Exhibitions (selection)

 

 

2017

Shadow Cabinet, Cuchifritos Gallery & Project Space, New York

 

2016

Breaking News, Art 21, Lagos

Solvang, Copenhagen

Psychic Phones, Ada Gallery, Richmond

The Kingdom, Scandinavian Institute, New York

 

 

2015

ID Theft, Scandinavian Institute, New York

Survivalist Toolshed, X and Beyond, Copenhagen

 

 

2014

Psycho Futurism, Scandinavian Institute, New York

Holbaek art, Copenhagen

 

2013

Social Goth, Scandinavian Institue, New York

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

 

2013

Tournament d’objet, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen

Reality & Fiction, Villa Schoeningen, Berlin

 

 

 

2012

Textual Pleasures, Mary Ryan Gallery, New York

Sunshine & demented minds, Mulhellin- Pollard, New York

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

 

2011

Daydreaming Animals, Mulhellin- Pollard, New York

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

 

2010

To The Road less travelled, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen

The Alphabet Show, Steinsland Berliner, Stockholm

 

 

 

2008

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

 

2007

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

 

2006

Regarding Denmark, Ileana Tounta Gallery, Athens

 

2005

Screening War, ZKM, Karlsruhe

Ersatz Stadt, Volksbühne, Berlin

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

                 Museum of modern Art, Architecture and Design Oslo

 

 

2004

Desire, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen

Socle Du Monde, Herning Kunstmusum, Herning, Denmark'

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

 

2003

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

 

2002

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

Bodydeluxe, Ionic Gallery, London 2002

Artgenda, Hamburg 2002

 

2000

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

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

 

1999

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

 

 

1996

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

 

"Love/sex/war"

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

 

"Misinterpretations"

K. Olegsky, Membrana, Russia ,16.02.05