Sophia Ioannou Gjerding
B. 1989
Lives and works in Copenhagen

sophiaioannougjerding@gmail.com

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Education

2013 - 2018 : Jutland Art Academy, Aarhus, DK

2016 - 2017 : Hochschule für bildende Künste Hamburg, DE

2011 - 2012 : I. Repin St. Petersburg State Academy Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, St Petersburg, RU



Selected solo exhibitions and screenings

2019 - 2020 : Homage to Airway, ARoS Art Museum, Aarhus, DK

2019 : The Luxury of Choosing Pain. Organon Exhibition Space. Odense, DK

2019 : Haunting Prop-blem. Demorummet, Galleri Image. Aarhus, DK

2019 : Haunting Prop-blem. Pop-up Kunstrum. Vejle, DK

2018 : I heard a moth flap at the end of a track. The Center Of Multisensory Art. Malmö, SE

2015 : Den Anden Historie om Nathaniel Wingate Peaslee, Spanien19C, Aarhus, DK


Selected group exhibitions and screenings

2020: Rebreather: The wind as a drunk, 2020, Flag (windsock), commissioned by Kunsthal Aarhus, Kunsthal Aarhus Sculpture Park, Aarhus, DK

2019 : Expanded Animation, Korea Foundation Gallery. Seoul, KR

2019 : VAF, Viborg Animation Festival, Viborg, DK

2019 : Leviathan, Kunsthal Aarhus, curated by Piscine, Aarhus, DK

2018 : Art by Numbers, KH7 Artspace, Aarhus, DK

2018 : SES, Afgang18, Kunsthal Aarhus, DK

2017 : I am ALVA, presented at Videomøllen, in a collaboration between DIAS Kunsthal and Arken Museum of Modern Art, Copenhagen, DK

2017 : The Final Exhibition, Copenhagen, DK

2017 : Captive Raum OPortal, Aarhus, DK

2017 : Dyrepolitik, Art Weekend, Aarhus, DK

2017 : Jahresausstellung HFBK, Hamburg, DE

2016 : Calculation. Nordic Contemporary Art. Kurgan Regional Art Museum, Kurgan, RU

2016 : Things Taking Up Space, The Jutland Art Academy, Aarhus, DK

2015 : SITE, Art Weekend, Aarhus, DK

2014 : Bite Vilnius Kinas. Artists’ Association Gallery (Dailininkų sąjungos galerija), Vilnius, LT


Grants and prizes

2019 : Working grant, given by Danish Arts Foundation

2018 : Art Prize, given by Kunsthal Aarhus, Godsbanen and ARoS for film Prop People

2016 : Oticon Fonden travel grant

2016 : Knud Højgaards Fond travel grant

2015 : Ny Carlsberg Fondet travel grant


Residencies

2018 : AIR WRO, Wrocław, PL

2018 : The Center Of Multisensory Art. Malmö, SE


Other

2019 : Curated the exhibition series Demo at Demorummet, Galleri Image (Aarhus, Denmark) together with William Kudahl

2017 : Nominated for The Kjell Nupen Memorial Grant, 2017

2016 - today : Founder and member of the exhibition platform ORAUM

2016 - 2017 : Member of Evaluation Committee, External Evaluation of KIT, Trondheim.


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