Claus Rohland CV.

2017 “Theoretical Girls And Some Dead Stills – An Introduction”, Galleri Tom Christoffersen 

2016 Project ”Theoretical Girls” initiated    2015 “Endless Loose Ends” solo show / Eks Rummet

2014-15 “There Are No Foreign Lands”- project    2013 Essay in Politiken “Uforglemmelig Dag Markerede Dansk Punks Stjernestund” on W.S. Burroughs visit in Cph, Exhibition ‘Birkemose, Brinch, Rohland’    2012 James Baird Gallery starts cooperation    2011 Curates ”From Iran” Posters from Azard Art Gallery, Tehran. ”Herfra hvor jeg står” exhibition at B&B Projects

2010 Articles for Magasinet Kunst . ”In The Belly of Time” project at We Love Asbaek, feat. Søren Ulrik Thomsen, T.S. Høeg og Dansk Flode. 2008-09  ”Blend the World” videoproject w. young artists from Iran, Irak, Afghanistan, Gaza, Pakistan og Myanmar for We Love People  

2007 two posters acquired by Musée Des Arts Decoratifs, Paris.   2006 wall piece for Danish Ministry of Agriculture, ”What became of the Nightingale” at Martin Asbaek Projects, a communication project w. the Middle East during the Muhamed-crisis, documented by Al-Jazeera and BBC / The exhibition travels on to Damaskus,  Participates with two posters in 20th. International Posterbiennale in Warzawa.   2005 ”Danish Depression”, exhibiting 20 new posters at Design Museum Danmark.1000 anti-krigs posters put up in the streets of Baghdad through local help and covered by Al-Jazeera, Reuters, CNN og BBC, four advertising campaigns against Mugabe in Zimbabwe’s two largest newspapers, postercampaigns Berlin og Hamburg. 2004 ”New And Recent Works” solo show, Skive Kunstmuseum acquires the painting ”(Re)presence” from 1999, first posterproject for public space. Art and Communication on street level, ”Keep Life Complicated” (KLF)   2004/2005 in London, Bruxelles, Berlin, Malmö and New York.   2003 Writes the essay ”Deux Minutes Vingt-trois Secondes” on Serge Gainsbourg for  the book ”Easy Listening”   2002  ‘Side by Side’ at Galleri Tom Christoffersen, Reading at The Royal Danish Academy of Art, ”Fascination & Images of Fascination”, article for Magasinet Kunst on the art of record covers, ”P/S I Love You”   2001, 2000 guest teacher at  Danish School of Media and Journalism at Graphic Communication, Readings at The Royal Danish Academy of Art, ”Sound-Art- Soundart”, and ”Incredibly Strange Music & Other Music”,  tv portrait ‘Kunst i Øjet’(Art In The Eye).   1997 “Museum Denmark”, Arken.   1994 ”Interim” at Galerie Egelund, Copenhagen Artfair, first B/W paintings some of which are acquired by Skive Museum of Art.   1993 Recidency in Paris, portrait of Designer Erik Mortensen.   1992 ”De Bonnard à Baselitz” at Galeries Manzard et Mazarines, Paris international group show. ”In the Belly of Time”solo show.   1991 at  Galerie Patricia Asbaek. Artikel “Only I&AI Know” essay on cyberpunk and virtual reality for magazine Crass, solo show at Galerie Asbæk / Stærk, Horsens, Grand Palais, Paris, groupshow.   1990 Galerie Pilou, Europrize, Stad Oostende.Tv portrait Galleri11.   1989  Overgaden, ”Boardroom/Bathroom” w. Antoine Segovia and Lars Mathisen  at Husets Udstilling, first fotobased work from series ”Selfrecordings”, “Bathroom ‘89” a 90x330cm print. Bell Free Gallery solo show, Himmerland Artmuseum, solo show.   1986-88 Living in Paris, Invited by Jean Tinguely to write about his secret project, article Cyklopens Hoved (The Cyclop’s Head) published in newspaper Politiken same year. Lives and exhibits at Citè des Arts. Invited by Fondation Cartier and initiates cooperation on a presentation of contemporary young Danish art and receives a work grant from Statens Kunstfond.   

1985 – 81 Bla. Charlottenborgs Forårsudstilling i `83, `84, Efterårsudstillingen `85, ”Gud og Grammatik” `84, K.E. `83, Goethe I Kongo at Sophienholm, Kongo composes a special issue of Hvedekorn, further diverse soloshows at Kongo – initiator of alternative space Kongo. Co-arranging Last Chance W.S. Burroughs in Saltlageret ‘83. Co-editor of Atlas, the first magazine   Kong is released `83 Kongo founded in ´82, Sæd Fra Sidegaden at Hvidovre Bibliotek, ”Jugendopera” at Gallery14K first solo show in ´81, co-operation w. amo. Martin Hall, Ballet Mecanique, No Knox, T.S. Høeg and Poul Borum.


Grants: amo. Statens Kunstfond 1986,2012,2018,2019; van Gogh 1987; Aug. Schiøtt 1987; Europe Pr., Ostende 1990.

Represented: In diverse private collections, at The royal Danish Collection of Prints, Kgl. Danske Kobberstik Samling, Skive Artmuseum, Kastrupgaard Collection, Musee d´Art Decoratifs Paris, Bibliotheque Nationale de Paris.

© Claus Rohland 2018 

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