JENS & MORTEN

Jens Ardal (f./b. 1986) og Morten Kromann (f./b. 1985), Holstebro, Danmark/Denmark

Bor og arbejder / Live and work in Holstebro


UDDANNELSE / EDUCATION

2012 Jens Ardal: BA, Oslo National Academy of the Arts (KHIO), Norway

2014 Morten Kromann: MFA, Jutland Art Academy, Aarhus, Denmark


SELECTED FUTURE PROJECTS

Vulkanen – Sculptural playground element for daycare institution Universet Kolt Østerparken

Passagen – Site-specific social engaged sculpture for Hospice Djursland

Rolling Boulders – Mobile interactive sculpture for Søften (Kunsten ud i landsbyerne)

Agora (reconfiguration) – Solo exhibition, Ormston House, Limerick, Ireland

#VærkDinVerden - Social engaged art campaign for Skulpturlandsby Selde/Raaderum


SELECTED PROJECTS

Kulturdivisionen Slagteriet Holstebro, WWW.KULTURDIVISIONEN.XYZ (ongoing)

2017

The Voters – Performance for Roskilde Municipality and Musset for Samtidskunst, Denmark

Blow Up – Performance at Kunsthal Nord, Aalborg, Denmark

Kulturfjorden 2017 - Makeshift village from IBC totes for Kulturmødet Mors, Denmark

SLASH – Sculpture, installation, workshops, set-design and performance for Holstebro Festuge at Slagteriet Holstebro with Jens & Morten: Morten Kromann (DK) and Jens Ardal (DK), KompaniTO: Mari Stoknes (NO) and Tamar Ohana Goksøyr (NO), Shady Core: Vilja Itkonen (FIN), Marije Nie (NL), Mette Sandholt (DK) and Victor Tambo (DK), Shady Houseband: Minttu Hellstén (FIN) and Björt Rúnarsdóttir (IS), Theater Werkstatt Schwerte: Simon Bronikowski (DE) and Patricia Marioli (AR), Teatr Brama (PL), Linn Holm (SE), Elona Planman (SE), Aleksandr Sandovicz (LT) and Stefan Tarabini (DK)

Razzle Dazzle Bridge – Conceptual mural painting, Urban Lab, Holstebro 

Agora - EXTRACT SOLO EXHIBITION, technical support: Aleksandr Sandovicz, Kunstforeningen GL STRAND, Copenhagen 

2016

Børnepark, park environment and labyrinthian pathway for two adjacent daycare centers, Holstebro

Kulturfarm, sculptural environment for Kulturmødet Mors, Denmark

Kneeling Cop, commisioned public sculpture for the new regional police department, Holstebro

Sort Slagtegang, theatrical intervention with students from the Danish Talent Academy, realized together with Altamira Studio Theatre and the dancers Julie Schmidt Andreasen & Birgitte Lundtoft, Slagteriet, Holstebro

2015

Slagteriet Holstebro, collaborative installation at Alt_Cph, Copenhagen, Denmark

”Kunsthal”, site-specific installation, Kulturmødet Mors

Drømmesti, pathway through Haraldsminde Folkepark together with Team Skovsnogen, Ballerup, Denmark

Sandbox Citizen, urban planning mobile workshop, Nordkraft, Aalborg, LandShape, Hanstholm and UrbanLab Conference, Herning, Denmark

2014

TERMINAL, EXTRACT - YOUNG ART PRIZE - CPH 2014, Kunstforeningen GL STRAND, Copenhagen

Hulen, educational installation, Holstebro Art Museum

Opstillinger, group exhibition, Kunstbygningen Vrå, Denmark

HAAB, site-specific public sculpture, Wadden Tide, Vadehavs Festival (international art festival),
Blåvandshuk, Denmark

Byens Forskningsstation, with Gitte Lægaard and Kathrine Hede Poulsen, RETUR, Holstebro Festuge,
Holstebro

Flagskib / rygsøjle, Afgang 14 (Graduation show), Kunsthal Aarhus, Denmark

2013

The Wave, happening, together with Art & Design students (BGK) Holstebro, Holstebro Art Museum

Art Van, 6000 km mobile performance tour, Norway and Sweden

Art Van, Midt-Nordisk Kunst Festival, Inderøy, Nord-Trøndelag, Norway

Art Van, Wuthering Heights II, Billedhoggerhagen, Oslo, Norway

Eksperiment kunst postbil 2013, Spanien 19C, Aarhus

2012

Artspace Virus, artist-run, nonprofit, exhibition space in Skovsnogen, Døvling, Denmark

Høstfest 2012 (Harvest festival 2012), caravan tour to 6 villages in Central Jutland, part of ‘Kunsten i 
bevægelse’, http://kunsten-i-bevaegelse.dk/

Radio Rethink, pirate radio, International Scout Camp 2012, Holstebro


PRISER / AWARDS


2014 Kultursamarbejdets KulturVækstPris 2014, Central Jutland

2014 EXTRACT Prize, Kunstforeningen GL STRAND, Copenhagen

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