CURRICULUM VITAE

Soren Thilo Funder, Copenhagen, 1979

mail@sorenthilofunder.com · www.sorenthilofunder.com

EDUCATION

2018 - 2022 · PhD Candidate at The Art Academy - Department of Contemporary Art, University of Bergen.

2002 - 2008 · The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts.
2006 - 2007 · The School of Art and Architecture at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
2000 - 2001 · The European Film College.
INTERNATIONAL RESIDENCIES

2017 · ISCP - International Studio and Curatorial Program - New York City, USA.

2017 · Skaftfell Residency Program - Seyðisfjörður, Iceland

2017 · Townhouse Gallery Residency Program  - Cairo, Egypt.

2015 · Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb Residency Program - Zagreb, Croatia.

2014 · Kunsthuis SYB Residency Program  - Beetsterzwaag, The Netherlands.

2014 · Künstlerhaus Bethanien Residency Program - Berlin, Germany.
2012 · Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb Residency Program - Zagreb, Croatia.

2012 · Monastery San Cataldo  - Scala, Italy.
2011 · SOMA Residency Program - Mexico City, Mexico.
2010 · Townhouse Gallery of Contemporary Art Residency Program - Cairo, Egypt.
2009 · Platform Garanti Contemporary Art Center Residency Program - Istanbul, Turkey.
2009 · Deutsche Börse Residency at Frankfurter Kunstverein - Frankfurt Am Main, Germany.

UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS

2021 · GO EXTREME - Kunsthal Aarhus, Denmark.

2020 · 9th Bucharest Biennale - Bucharest, Romania.

2020 · Material Libraries (F.W.U. Solo show) - Joy Forum, Bergen, Norway.

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019 · The Watchers of Malheur (TWEET TWEET) - Den Frie Centre of Cont. Art, Cph, Denmark.
2017 · Lung Chamber (Survival Horror Edition) - Til Vaegs, Copenhagen, Denmark.
2017 · The Vanishing Table - Darkroom, Turku Art Museum, Turku, Finland.
2016 · Little Lies - (with David Claerbout), Yarat Contemporary Art Centre, Baku, Azerbaijan.
2016 · You’re Gonna Die Up There - Overgaden Institute of Contemporary Art, Cph, Denmark.
2015 · Nicholas Brady (Target Audience) - Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb, Croatia.
2015 · Anti-Optimistic Earthquake Scenario - X AND BEYOND, Copenhagen, Denmark.
2014 · The Vanishing Table - Tranen Contemporary Art Center, Gentofte, Denmark.
2014 · The Cosmonaut (I don’t see any God up here) - Randers Museum of Art, Denmark.
2014 · The Adaptation (No-thing me-lanch-oly ‘bout us) - Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany.
2012 · U zajednici / In community - Gallery VN, Zagreb, Croatia.
2012 · Stages - Minuit Vernissage, Grandteatret, Copenhagen, Denmark.
2011 · Disastrous Dialogue - IMO Projects, Copenhagen, Denmark.
2011 · Council of Citizens - Townhouse Gallery, Cairo, Egypt.
2010 · Book Review - Koh-i-noor, Copenhagen, Denmark.
2009 · SURVIVALISM - MASA Art Space, Istanbul, Turkey.
2009 · Friedlos (aka The Bandit Wolf-Man) - Beaver Projects, Copenhagen, Denmark.
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020 · The Second Chapter - Kunsthall 3,14, Bergen, Norway.

2020 · Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin - Louvre, Paris and HKW, Berlin.

2019 · Mobilize Your Mind - VEGA:ARTS and Golden Days Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark.

2018 · Alienation - Screen City Film Program, A Tale of a Tub, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
2018 · MOVE CINE ARCH - Instituto de Arquitetos do Brasil, São Paulo, Brazil.
2018 · Floating Art - Vejle Museum of Art, Vejle, Denmark.
2018 · Another landscape, another tongue - Delfi, Malmo, Sweden.
2017 · Cool, Calm and Collected - ARoS Aarhus Art Museum, Aarhus, Denmark.
2017 · Fall Open Studios - ISCP - International Studio and Curatorial Program - NYC, USA.
2017 · 14th Annual Silent Auction - Transformer, Washington DC, USA.
2017 · 3rd Screen City Biennial, Migrating Stories - Stavanger, Norway.
2017 · Strange Ecologies - X AND BEYOND, Copenhagen, Denmark.
2017 · Virtual Perception - HKFD, Holstebro, Denmark.
2017 · Persistence of Vision - 8th Cairo Film Festival - Festival Exhibition, Cairo, Egypt.
2017 · FOKUS 2017 - (1st Price Winner), Nikolaj Kunsthal, Copenhagen, Denmark.
2017 · Nordic Matter - Hayward Gallery, Southbank Centre, London, UK.
2016 · The Conference - Piscine, Kunsthal Aarhus - Aarhus, Denmark.
2016 · Crossing the Line - Critical Distance, Toronto, Canada.
2016 · Videozoom: Denmark - Centro Internazionale d’Arte Contemporanea, Rome, Italy.
2016 · Performing The Museum - Gallery of Fine Arts, Slovenj Gradec/Fundació Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona/Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb.
2015 · Earth Bound - Michaelis Galleries, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.
2015 · Wilderness - New Shelter Plan, Copenhagen, Denmark.
2014 · A Different Thought - Think Again - DIAS Digital Interactive Art Space, Vallensbaek, Denmark.
2014 · Notes on the Beginning of the Short 20th Century - Motorenhalle, Dresden, Germany.

2014 · Overwhelmingly Ordinary - Gasthaus zum Bären, Zurich, Switzerland.
2014 · The 19th Biennale of Sydney - Sydney, Australia.
2013 · Animated Bodies & Modified Realities - Reykjavik Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland.

2013 · Beyond Intractability - 68m2 Art Space, Copenhagen Art Week, Copenhagen, Denmark.
2013 · Digitally Disturbed - Danish Architecture Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark.
2013 · TV KUNST - DR Danish National Television and The Danish Arts Agency.
2013 · Turku Biennial 2013 - Ars Nova, Turku, Finland.
2013 · Nordic Outbreak - Streaming Museum, NYC, USA.
2013 · Lunchtime Shorts - Casino Luxembourg Forum d’art contemporain, Luxembourg.
2012 · Fatamorgana#1 - Omphalos, Bari, Italy.
2012 · Sympathy for the Invisible - Gallery ECARTA, Porto Alegre, Brazil.
2012 · Liminal State - Townhouse Gallery, Cairo, Egypt.
2012 · Barbarians of the Upper-Class - Ratskeller Gallery for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany.
2012 · Copenhagen Art Festival 2012 - Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark.

2012 · eva International, Biennial of Visual Art, After The Future - Limerick, Ireland.
2012 · Canvassing - Konstepidemin, Gothenburg, Sweden.
2012 · Visit Tingbjerg - Public Space, Tingbjerg, Denmark.
2011 · Space Invaders - Nikolaj Contemporary Art Center, Denmark.
2011 · Run, comrade, the old world is behind you - Kunsthall Oslo, Norway.
2011 · 12th Istanbul Biennial - Istanbul, Turkey.
2011 · VII Shiryaevo Biennale of Contemporary Art - Shiryaevo, Russia.
2011 · I Feel Like I’m Disappearing... - West Gallery, Den Haag, Netherlands.
2011 · Return of the Losers - Kalmar Konstmuseum, Kalmar, Sweden.

2011 · Terrain Video - Holstebro Art Museum, Holstebro, Denmark.
2011 · Koh-i-noor - Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark.

2010 · Manifesta 8 - Parallel Events - Region of Murcia, Spain.
2010 · 6th International Liverpool Biennial - Liverpool, United Kingdom.
2010 · Unincorporated - Manzara Perspectives, Istanbul, Turkey.
2010 · 2nd Moscow Biennial for Young Art - Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Russia.
2010 · Hadal Aides - Gallery KHM, Malmö, Sweden.
2010 · Who Wants to Act Now, Or Even See Acting - DEPO, Istanbul, Turkey.
2010 · We Redefine When We Come Of Age - Elsinore Culture Center, Elsinore, Denmark.

2010 · CRW - Contemporary Reflections on War - BKS Garage, Copenhagen, Denmark.

2009 · Business As Usual - Hanoi Future Art, Hanoi, Vietnam.

2009 · Performativity (Ed. 16) - Netfilmmakers, Copenhagen, Denmark.
2009 · 1st International Biennial of Tehran - Traveling Biennial, Belgrade, Serbia/Tehran, Iran.

2008 · Exchange Rate 2008 - Public space, various galleries and online, with Stine Marie Jacobsen, LA, USA.
2008 · Fill In Blank Space - Karsi Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey.
2008 · Videoarte Nórdico - La Noche En Blanco, Madrid, Spain.

2008 · EXIT ’08 - Kunstforeningen Gl. Strand, Copenhagen, Denmark.
2007 · Leisure, Administration & Control - Public Space, Reykjavik, Iceland.
2007 · Fool Me Once - GBU Gallery, Chicago, USA.
2007 · Untitled - 29025 Eveningside Dr., Los Angeles, USA.

2006 · Hard Revolution - Potzdamer Platz, Berlin, Germany.
2006 · Japanmark - Homebase, Tokyo, Japan.    

FACTORY WORKERS UNITE

2020 · Material Libraries - Joy Forum, Bergen, Norway. (Upcoming)
2019 · Learning by Doing - A Politics of Practice - SixtyEight Art Institute, Cph, DK.
2018 · Birds of passage - Skaftfell Center for Visual Art, Seyðisfjörður, Iceland.
2017 · Skaftfell Residency Program - Seyðisfjörður, Iceland.
2017 · Townhouse Gallery Residency Program  - Cairo, Egypt.
2017 · BadOrNotGoodWellOrGood - Collaboration with Cairo Hacker Space, Egypt.
2016 · Big Museum Heist - Workshop, Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, Croatia.
2015 · Sfear Fan Ynset  - 1st Triennale of Beetsterzwaag, The Netherlands.
2015 · Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb Residency Program - Zagreb, Croatia.
2015 · FACTORY WORKERS UNITE (Padlock) - MSU - Zagreb, Croatia.
2014 · Kunsthuis SYB Residency Program  - Beetsterzwaag, The Netherlands.
2014 · The One Minutes on Tour - Power Station of Art, Shanghai, China.
2014 · Three Man High  - Kunsthuis SYB, Beetsterzwaag, The Netherlands.

2012 · Liminal State - Townhouse Gallery, Cairo, Egypt.

2012 · Fokus Video Art Festival 2012 - Nikolaj Kunsthal, Copenhagen, Denmark.
2012 · MediaMassage - Skånes Konstförening, Malmö, Sweden
2012 · 4th Short Video Biennial, Into the Real World - P74 Gallery, Ljubljana, Sovenia..
2012 · Monastery San Cataldo  - Scala, Italy.
2011 · The Waiting Panorama - Townhouse Gallery, Cairo, Egypt.              

SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS

Maleren Karl Mogensens Fond, Tscherning Grant, Den Hielmstierne-Rosencroneske
Stiftelse, Else Marie Bukdahls Honorary Grant, Svend Dalsgaards Grant 2014, The Danish
Arts Agency Work Grant 2018, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, Grosserer L.F. Foghts
Foundation, Beckett Foundation, KBH Kommunes Billedkunstudvalg, KBH Kommunes
Musikudvalg, Gerhard Hennings Grant, Carl Møller’s Travel Grant, Idella Foundation, The
Royal Academy Internationalization Grant, Ragnvald & Ida Blix’ Grant, Knud Højgaard
Grant, Kuno Grant, Danish Art Council - National Production Grant, Danish Art Council -
International Production Grant, Danish Arts Foundation - Public Art Reward.