Jakob Jakobsen

  • Artist

Jakob Jakobsen is a visual artist, educator and organiser (antipool.org). He was co-founder of the Copenhagen Free University in 2001 (copenhagenfreeuniversity.dk); the trade union Young Artworkers (UKK) (ukk.dk) in 2002; the artist run television station tv-tv in 2004; and Nebula Books in 2010 (nebulabooks.dk). He was professor at the Funen Art Academy from 2006 to 2012. Recent exhibitions include Image Politics/Billed Politik at Overgaden, Institute of Contemporary Art in Copenhagen (billedpolitik.dk) and This World We Must Leave at Kunsthal Aarhus in 2010 (thisworldwemustleave.dk) and Trauma 1 - 11: Stories about the Copenhagen Free University and the surrounding society in the last ten years at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Roskilde in 2011.

 

                                                  

Trauma 1 - 11: Stories about the Copenhagen Free University and the surrounding society in the last ten years from CFU Archive on Vimeo.

He was part of And And And / dOCUMENTA (13) (andandand.org) with the The Antiuniversity Research Project (antihistory.org) initiated with MayDay Rooms, London in 2012. An exhibition of his work on Antiknow will open in late 2013 at Flat Time House, London. He is currently developing The New Experimental College research project with Kunsthal Aarhus, Denmark, launched as part of Systemics #2, and to be presented as part of Systemics #4, Autumn 2014.

 

 

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