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REPRESENTED BY

Galleri Bo Bjerggaard – Flæsketorvet 85A – 1711 Copenhagen V – www.bjerggaard.com

Victoria Miro Gallery – 16 Whart Road – London N1 7RW – www.victoria-miro.com

BIOGRAPHY

Born 1967 in Aarhus

Lives and works in Copenhagen

EDUCATION

1992-1998    Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, Denmark

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2013  Family, Gallery Bo Bjerggaard, Denmark

2013  Caught, HEART, Herning Museum of Contemporary Art, Denmark

2013   Fallen Frit From Frisland, Victoria Miro Gallery, London, UK

2012   Production, IMO projects, Copenhagen, Denmark

2011   Women for Sale, The Workers’ Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark

2009   The New Museums, Gallery Chrsitian Larsen, Stockholm, Sweden

2009   Work Out, Patricia Low Gallery, Schweiz

2009   Jacob, Sebastian, Benjamin, Jacob and Dan, Andersen’s contemporary, Berlin, Germany

2008   War problems, Victoria Miro Gallery, London, UK

2006   Woman with 24 problems – Exhibition of graphical London, UK

2006   AROS Bank, ARos, Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Denmark

2005   den 1:a på Moderna, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden

2005   5 Problems, Galleri Stefan Andersson, Umeå, Sweden

2005   Kunsthal, KBH Kunsthal, Copenhagen, Denmark

2005   Den Femte, Førstetilvenstre, Copenhagen, Denmark

2005   Statements, Art Basel, Switzerland

2004   The Problem of Performing, Kunstforeningen Gl. Strand, Copenhagen, Denmark

2004   SUPERDANISH, Toronto, Canada

2004   The Design of Productions, Gallery Maze, Torino, Italy

2003   CONSTRUCTION SETS – works on paper, Galleri Christina Wilson, Copenhagen, Denmark

2003   Galleri Stefan Andersson, Umeå, Sweden

2003   The Greenland Problem Herning Museum of Art, Denmark

2002   Be On Show, Galleri Christina Wilson, Copenhagen, Denmark

2002   POST, Galleri Franz Pedersen Horsens, Denmark

2002   Den Fantastiske Udvej (The Fantastic Way Out), Albertslund Rådhus, Albertslund, Denmark

2001   Teater, Århus Museum of Art – Project-room-installation, Århus, Denmark

2000   Dig Og John’s Engagement, Galleri Søren Houmann, Copenhagen, Denmark

1999   Jeg Taler Til Jer (I am Talking to You), Museumsbygningen Kunstauktioner, Copenhagen, Denmark

1999   Street Sharks, Kørners Kontor (Kørners Office), Copenhagen, Denmark

1998   Slappe dig Og Andre Intentioner (Relaxed You and Other Intentions), Blegdamsvej 18, Copenhagen, Denmark

1998   Problem, Galleri Phøniks, Copenhagen, Denmark

1997   Slap A (Relax), Kørners Kontor (Kørners Office), Copenhagen, Denmark

1995   Glæde og Harmoni (Joy and Harmony), Rådskælderen, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2012   The Garden of Eden, Palais De Tokyo, Paris, France

2012   Involver, Socle du Monde, HEART, Herning Museum of Conetemporary Art

2011   Under Pressure – master prints from Atelje Larsen, Helsingborg, Sverige

2011   Project Skagen 2011, Gl. Skagen, Denmark

2011   The Forgotten Years 2007-2011, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany

2010   In the Company of Alice, Victoria Miro Gallery, UK

2010   1st Berlin Kreuzberg Biennale for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany

2010   The Green Valley Disaster, Tate, London, UK

2010   Mit Museum (My Museum), KUNSTEN, Aalborg, Denmark

2010   Best of Wonderland, WAS, Copenhagen, Denmark

2010   Things That Matter a Lot, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark

2010   The Forgotten Bar, Galerie im Regierungsviertel, Berlin, Germany

2009   Circus Hein, Atelier Calder, France

2009   Hammer & Nail, The White Tube, Oslo, Norway

2008   ROOMING IN!, Patricia Low Contemporary, Gstaad, Switzerland

2008   Frelst Fiktion, Museum of Religious Art, Lemvig, Denmark

2008   Emergency Room, Galerie Taïss, Paris, France

2008   The Forgotten Bar Project, Galerie Im Regierungsviertel, Berlin

2008   U-TURN Quadriennial for Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark

2008   Auto Stop, Malmö Konsthall, Sweden

2008   FROM THOUGHT TO ACTION Open air exhibition, Roskilde Festival/ V1Gallery,Denmark

2008   Socle du Monde, Herning Kunstmuseum, Denmark

2008   Andersens Wohnung Revisited (1996-1999), Andersen’s Contemporary Berlin, Germany

2008   Danskjåvlar – a Swedish Declaration of Love, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen

2008   Carnegie Art Award 2008, Scandinavia/ EU

2007   Lys over Lolland (Light over Lolland), Oreby Castle, Denmark

Star of Africa Diamond, Patricia Low Gallery, Gstaad, Switzerland

[natúrligvís], Nordens Hus, Faroe Islands, Denmark

MAD LOVE –ung kunst i danske privatsamlinger (Young Danish Art in Private Collections) Arken Museum of Modern Art, Ishøj, Denmark

2007   5 years anniversary show, Galleri Christina Wilson

2007   Oprør i skoven, Koh-i-noor, Copenhagen, Denmark

2007   Werkleitz Biennale, Happy Believers, Halle, Germany

2006   CPH KUNSTHAL_Centenniale – 700 % PLUS, Kbh Kunsthal, Copenhagen, Denmark

2006   MALERHJERNE! Ungt dansk maleri (“PAINTER’S BRAIN!” Young Danish Painting), Arken Museum of Modern Art, Ishøj, Denmark

2006   Bjerge i dansk kunst –fra Willumsen til Parfyme, (Mountains in Danish Art –from Willumsen to Parfyme) Herning Kunstmuseum, Denmark

2006   Golddiggers, Patricia Low Contemporary, Gstaad, Switzerland

2006   Painting as Presence, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin & Taidehalli, Helsinki, Finland

2004   Painting 2004, Gallery Victoria Miro, London, GB

2004   Momentum, Moss 2004, Norway

2002   Stop for a moment – Painting as Presence, Wäinö Altonen Artmuseum, Finland, and Arken Museum of Modern Art, Denmark

2002   Carnegie Art Award 2002, Scandinavia/ EU

2001   Scandorama, Galleri Art Box Århus, Denmark

2001   Wonderful Copenhagen, Stadtgalerie Kiel, Germany

2000   Den Fantastiske Udvej, (The Fantastic Way Out), Albertslund Rådhus, Albertslund, Denmark

Carnegie Art Award 2000, Scandinavia/ EU

SELECTED ARTICLES AND REVIEWS

2010   Politiken, Peter Michael Hornung, Kørners Krig, 29.12

2010   Berlingske Tidende, Sarah Skarum, Elefanten trutter Tivoli i gang, 13.04

2008   Politiken, Camilla Høy-Jensen, Interview: Danmark i krig, 06.09.

2008   Berlingske Tidende. Kørners Farve, Nilo Zand, 26.10.

2007   Flash Art, Angela Rosenberg: John Kørner, January/February issue

2006   Weekendavisen, Lisbeth Bonde: Chagall på cykel, 08.12.

2006   Time Out, Helen Sumpter, John Kørner, 06.12.

2006   Børsen, Bente Scavenius, Den velhavende gule bank 16.08.

2006   Politiken, Birger Thøgersen, En særling slår igennem, 24.06.

2004   Weekendavisen, Lisbeth Bonde, Håndværkerkunst: Folkekunstner og avangardist, 19.11.

1999   Politiken, Trine Ross, Ateliersamtaler: En eftertænksom fætter, 26.09.

SELECTED PUBLIC ART COMMISSIONS AND DECORATIONS

2011   Altarpiece, Østerhåb Kirke, Horsens, Denmark

2011   Decoration at Risskov upper secondary school, Århus, Denmark

2009/2010   Decoration at Fredrik VIII’s Royal Palace, Copenhagen

2007/2008   Decoration at The Royal Danish Playhouse, Copenhagen

2006   Woman with 24 Problems, Mural, Amagerbro Metrostation, Copenhagen

2006   Mural, Tjørringhus, Herning, Denmark

2005   Interior decoration, The Court in Randers, Denmark

BOOKS AND CATALOGUES

Fallen Fruit From Frisland – Victoria Miro Gallery, 2013

Woman for Sale – The Workers’ Museum, 2011

War Problems – Graphic works, Atelje Larsen, 2009

War Problems, Victoria Miro Gallery, 2008

2006 Problems, Victoria Miro Gallery, 2006

AROS BANK, Container, 2006

The problem of performing, Gl. Strand, 2004

Guide to The Greenland Problem, Container, 2003

A modern problem, Container, 2003

The Fantastic Way Out, Space poetry, 1999, 48 pages in colour

Jeg Taler til Jer, Museumsbygningen, 1999, 24 pages in colour

FILM

Jeg taler til Jer Jørgen Leth, 2013 (under production)

Regnbueaber, Martin De Thurah & John Kørner, 2011

My Seven Best Paintings, Container Productions & Tyk Film Aps. 2007

COLLECTIONS

ARoS, Århus Museum of Art, Denmark,

Arken, Museum of Modern Art, Denmark,

Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, Denmark

Tate Gallery, London, UK

The Saatchi Collection, London, UK

Herning Museum of Art, Denmark

Rubell Family Collection, Miami, USA

Wilfreid Cooreman Collection, Belgium

AWARDS AND GRANTS

Carnegie Art Award, 2000, 2008

Honorary grant, Niels Wessel Bagge’s Arts Foundation 2006

3 year working grant, The Danish Arts Foundation, 2003

PUBLIC APPOINTMENTS AND TEACHING POSTS

Museum of art in public places, Køge, Denmark, artisttalk with filmmaker Jørgen Leth, 2010

Rijksakademie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, guest teacher / workshop, 2010-2013

Royal Akademy of Arts, London, England

Goldsmiths, London, England, guest teacher / workshop, 2010

De Ateliers, Amsterdam,

The Royal Akademie of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, Denmark, temporary position, 2008

Art Academy, Düsseldorf, Germany, guest teacher, 2008

Helsinki Academy of Fine Arts, Finland, guest teacher / workshop, 2008

Arken Museum of Modern Art, Ishøj, Denmark, 2005

Member of The Danish Art Council, 2002

Boardmember, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, 2001-2002