CURRICULUM VITAE

JETTE HYE JIN MORTENSEN 
b. 1980 in South Korea. Lives and works in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Recipient of the The Danish Arts Foundation 3-year Work Grant in 2015

Education
MFA - The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts 2004-2010

Selected Public Commissions
2017-18 Art Project for Holmens Kanal 20, The Danish Building and Property Agency, Denmark
2017 Violette Visioner, mobile art installation in 6 municipalities, Kulturring Østjylland, Denmark
2016-17 Pemanent Light Art Installation in Thorsoe, The Danish Arts Agency and Favrskov Municipality, Denmark

Selected Solo exhibitions
2016
Solo Performance, Tranen, Denmark
2015 The Murchison Monologue, Kunsthal Århus, Denmark
2014 Generation, Holstebro Museum of Art, Denmark
2013 The Apology, Overgaden Institute for Contemporary Art, Denmark
2012 A Three-way Metamorphosis Play, Galleri Specta, Denmark
2012 Songbook, Torpedo18, Denmark
2011 The Sliding Doorway performance, Kunsthal Nikolaj, Denmark
2011 4 covers of Dalton and Drake, performance, Rohde Contemporary, Denmark
2010 LUX INTERNUS: VOX, EMANCIPARE, performance, The VM Mountain, Denmark
2008 Black & White Transcending Partiture, Wohnung Felix Rehfeld, Germany
2004 IntroAveAbstract, Gallery16, Denmark

Selected Group Exhibitions
2017 Cool, Calm and Collected, ARoS Museum of Contemporary Art, Denmark
2017 Holy Matter, Literaturhaus, Cph, Denmark
2016 Normen Sydhavn Station, Cph, Denmark
2015 The Voyage Out, Munkeruphus, Gilleleje, Denmark
2014 Standpunkter, Performancerum i Rum46, Århus, Denmark
2014 Still Waters Run Deep, Skulptur Triennale Odense 14, Denmark
2014 We hate in order to survive, Inter Arts Center Malmö, Sweden
2014 A Retrospective about Jan Bäcklund, TOVES, Denmark
2014 Omhandlinger, Gallery Poulsen, Denmark
2014 Serial Works, Gallery SPECTA, Denmark
2013 Singing Structure, Zeigen by Karin Sander, Kunsthal Nikolaj, Denmark
2013 Derfra min verden går.., Kunstforeningen Gl. Strand, Denmark
2013 One night only, performance, Kunstforeningen Gl. Strand, Denmark
2013 1st Cremona Performance Art Festival, Cremona, Italy
2013 Into the Mirror, collaboration with Sif Jessen Hymøller, Format Artspace, Denmark
2012 Look at me, Kunsthal Århus, Denmark
2012 SPOR - Festival for Contemporary Music and Sound Art, Århus, Denmark
2012 This Title is an artwork of mine, Motto Charlottenborg Kunsthal, Denmark
2012 7 Generous Gestures, Gallery Lars Olsen, Denmark
2012 The Lake, Torpedo18, Alt_CPH Art Fair, Denmark
2012 Songbook for 9 bells, Christiansborg Theater, Denmark
2011 Scream, Vestfossen Art Laboratorium, Vestfossen, Norway
2011 1st Focus Videoart Festival, Kunsthal Nikolaj, Denmark
2011 Merging Grounds, Den Frie Center for Contemporary Art, Denmark
2011 1st ACTS Performance Festival, Museum of Contemporary Art Roskilde, Denmark
2011 Folklore Now. Old new forms, Kunsthal Møen 44, Møen, Denmark
2011 Performance for 3 temporarily depressed sirens, Art Copenhagen, Denmark
2011 LOOP ´11 Video Art Festival, Barcelona, Spain
2011 Copenhagen Photo Festival, ROHDE Contemporary, Denmark
2011 Tell it the way they tell it, Warehouse 9, Denmark
2010 1st Nordic Art Triennial, Eskilstuna Art Museum, Sweden
2010 5th Socle Du Monde Biennale, HEART Museum of Art, Herning, Denmark
2010 Video Video, Galleri Specta, Denmark
2010 Cellsbutton #4 - New Media Art Festival, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
2010 AFGANG 2010, Charlottenborg Kunsthal, Denmark
2010 Astronomical Frontiers, BKS Garage, Henningsen Contemporary, Denmark
2009 Yogyakarta International Videofestival, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
2009 Boarding Bridges, Kring Art Space, Seoul, South Korea
2009 Surabaya International Video Work festival, Surabaya, Indonesia
2008 U-Turn Quadrennial for Contemporary Art, Denmark
2008 Cast Some Light, Glasgow International Festival for Visual Art, Scotland
2008 LOOP 08 - Video Art Festival, Hotel Rambla Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain
2008 Cast Some Light, Intl. Academy of Art, Ramallah, Palestine
2008 7 Curators/7 Artists/ 7 Days/ 7 Events, Koh-I-Noor, Denmark
2008 Adoption – Palimpsest of Identity, Gallery Korea, New York, USA
2008 KAHI International Film Festival, Doris Duke Theatre, Honolulu, Hawaii
2008 The World Oneminutes” The Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
2008 Re-Vision Bangkok, 5th ASEF International, Bangkok, Thailand
2007 Le Futurs de l´Ecrit, Noirlac, France
2007 Adoptee and Alien, Kyunghee Museum of Art, South Korea
2007 New Songbooks, with Christian Winther Christensen, Literaturhaus
2007 PULSAR Festival for Ny Musik 07, Denmark
2007 The Girl and the Karaokemachine, Literaturhaus, Denmark
2007 Machinepower, Museum of Contemporary Art in Roskilde, Denmark
2007 Distant Visions, Museum of Contemporary Art Roskilde, Denmark
2007 Copenhagen Ladyfest, Verdenskulturhuset, Denmark
2006 6th Gwangju Biennale, UFO lab, Gwangju, SouthKorea
2006 3rd Biennale of Contemporary Art, Bourges, France
2006 Made in Video Festival, Overgaden, Denmark
2006 The Oneminutes Festival, Het Ketelhuis, Amsterdam, Holland
2006 Dynamo Performance Festival, Denmark
2006 BanditsMages Video Festival, Bourges, France
2006 PULSAR Festival for Ny Musik 06, Denmark
2006 No Stills, Le Central, Brussels, Belgium
2006 SPRING, Århus Center for Contemporary Art, Denmark
2006 Unge Kunstnere, Palæfløjen, Roskilde, Denmark
2005 BanditMages videofestival, Bonnets D´or jury prize, Bourges, France
2005 Ung Konst 05, Mazetti Art, Malmö, Sweden
2005 KE, Den Frie Center for Contemporary Art, Denmark
2005 Videodrooome, Edison cinema, Copenhagen, Denmark
2005 Kunstfragt, YNKB og Stadens Museum for Kunst, Denmark
2005 Messhall, Artville, Carlsberg, Denmark
2005 UFOlab, Gallery Pixel, Copenhagen, Denmark
2005 UFOlab, Gallery Q, Copenhagen, Denmark
2005 UFOlab, YNKB, UFOlab with korean artgroup MixRice, Copenhagen, Denmark
2005 Kvindernes Internationale Kampdag, tv-tv o.a., Copenhagen, Denmark
2005 Pro-Art, Randers Art Museum, Denmark
2005 KP, Kunsthal Århus, Denmark
2004 Neo Vessel, Kyoto Museum of Art, Kyoto, Japan
2004 Ung Konst 04, Jury Prize, Gallery Inkonst, Malmö, Sweden
2004 KE, Den Frie Center for Contemporary Art, Denmark

Prizes and Grants
The Danish Arts Foundation 3-year Work Grant
Aage and Yelva Nimbs Foundation Honorary Grant
The Danish Arts Foundation, Work Grants
The Danish Arts Council, Production Grants
Montana production support
The Danish International Arts Council Travel Grants
Bielske Foundation Grant
Frimodt-Heineke Foundation Grant
Fondation Idella Grant
Asia Europe Foundation
Stipendium Wohnung Felix Rehfeld
The Danish Film Institute, winner of Dox Connected
Le Bonnets D´or, award, Bandits Mages
The Nordic Culture Foundation
Ung Konst 04, Jury award

Teaching
Ærø Kunsthøjskole
Holbæk Kunsthøjskole
Billedskolerne i Favrskov Kommune

Residencies
Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France, 2012
The Danish Workshop for Design and Art, 2012
HONF - House of Natural Fiber, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 2008
Stipendium Wohnung Felix Rehfeld, Bremen, Germany, 2008

Curating and Collaborations
Co-organizer of international exhibition Astronomical Frontiers with Lea Porsager, Sonja
Cecilie Rendtorff Akulinin and Mette Hersoug in 2010
Co-organiser and curator of ”ARTgathering 2007” with UFOlab, South Korea, 2007
Co-organizer and curator of UFOlab, Gallery Pixel, Galleri Q and YNKB, CPH, DK 2005
Co-organiser and curator of Kunstfragt Festival with YNKB, 2005
Member of YNKB 2004-2006
Co-founder of artist collective UFOlab - Unidentified Flying Object Laboratory in 2004.
Videodrooome, videocollective with Florian Zeyfang, 2005

Selected Publications and Catalogues
Cool, Calm and Collected, ARoS Museum of Contemporary Art, exhibition catalogue, 2017
The Murchison Monologue, Kunsthal Aarhus, retrospective catalogue, 2015
GENERATION, Holstebro Kunstmuseum, exhibition catalogue, 2014
Best of – 67 X kunst, publication, Michael Jeppesen, 2013
The Sliding Doorway, 2010, 1st edit. 100 pages, ISBN 978-87-994227-0-8
Songs of the Songless, 2011, 2nd edit. 200 pages, ISBN 878-87-994227-1-5
This title is an artwork of mine, catalogue, Motto Kunsthal Charlottenborg, 2013
Ego & Psyke, reader, Kunsthal Århus, 2012
Den Frie Udstillingsbygning, publication, 2011
Ny Dansk Kunst ´11, kopenhagen publishing, 2011
Skrik, exhibition catalogue, Vestfossen Art Laboratorium, 2011
AFGANG 2010, exhibition catalogue 2010
1st Nordic Art Triennial, exhibition catalogue 2010
C´est n´est pas un image, w/ Astronomical Frontiers in Internationalistisk Ideale, 2010
Boarding Bridges, catalogue 2009
Song of My Great Grandfather, songbook/partiture, 2008
U-Turn Quadrennial for Contemporary Art , exhibition catalogue, 2008
Machinepower, Roskilde Museum of Contemporary Art, catalogue, 2008
Cast Some Light, GI - Glasgow Festival of Contemporary Art, catalogue, 2008
Made in Video, Overgaden Institute for Contemporary Art, catalogue, 2006

Selected Press
Violette Visioner, Fine Spind Art Magazine, 2017
Light Art in Thorsoe, Aarhus Stifttidende, 2016
Review in Aarhus Stifttidende by Christian Salling, 2015
Intervalpumper og identitet, review in Weekendavisen by Ole Nørlyng, 2014
Hvor kommer vi fra?, review in kunsten.nu by Ole Bak Jacobsen, 2014
Fagre nye verden, review in Jyllands Posten by Lars Ole Knippel, 2014
Interview and frontpage in Dagbladet Holstebro/Struer by Mette Grith Sørensen, 2014
Subtile afsporinger, Skulptur Odense 14, article in kopenhagen by Maria Bordorff, 2014
Karin Sander og 153 kunstnere, review in Politiken by Torben Sangild, 2013
Healing i elektrisk blåt, review in Kunstkritikk by Cecilie Høgsbro Østergård, 2013
Det smukke offer, review in Kunsten.nu by Matthias Hvass Borello, 2013
Når børn rives op med rode, article in Arbejderen, 2013
Værket som praksis, interview in kopenhagen, by Torben Zenth, 2012
A 3-way Metamorphosis Play, review in Politiken by Peter Michael Hornung, 2012
A 3-way Metamorphosis Play, article in Politiken by Maria Kjær Themsen, 2012
7 Generous Gestures, Ibyen article in Politiken by Trine Ross, 2012
Pop, power og pågående musik, review in Seismograf by Jexper Holmen, 2012
Video Kunst i Århus, article in Politiken by Torben Sangild, 2012
Pleaser og Punker, Interview in Politiken by Trine Ross, 2011
Der er også ånd i plastic, review in Information by Michael Jeppesen, 2011
Fingrene i grundmulden, review in Kunsten.nu by Mathias Hvass Borello, 2011
Socle Du Monde, review in Berlingske Tidene by Torben Weirup, 2011
Socle Du Monde, review in Information by Michael Jeppesen, 2011
The 5th Socle Du Monde Biennale, review in Frieze Magazine by Robert Barry, 2010
La douleur de Congo, l´ethnie á lénvers, review in ARTINFO by Nicolai Hartvig, 2010
Multiculti Biennale, review in Politiken by Trine Ross, 2011
Socle-Success imod alle odds, article in aoib.dk by Anne Krøjgaard, 2010
Video, Galleri Specta, review in Politiken by Torben Sangild, 2010
5th Socle Du Monde Biennale, Interview by TV midtvest channel, 2010
Multiculti artists, recommendation in Politiken by Trine Ross, 2010
Behovet for samtale, article in Kunsten.nu by Mathias Hvass Borello, 2010
Kunsten bliver sprællevende, article in Jyllandsposten by Uffe Christensen, 2010
Når kunsten er lavet fra ens DNA, review in Politiken by Peter Michael Hornung, 2010
De Ufærdige, review in Berlingske Tidende by Torben Weirup, 2010
Nybryderne kommer!, review in Kunsten.nu by Mathias Hvass Borello, 2010
De professionelle, review in Kunstkritikk by Pernille Albrethsen, 2010
Der er håb, review in Information by Michael Jeppesen, 2010
Nordic Art Triennial, article in Konsten by Anders Olosson, 2010
Variety, depth and variation at Nordic Triennial, in Folket by Henrik Holmberg, 2010
Nordic Art Triennial, in Omkonst by Niels Hebert, 2010
Danish Art, article in L´Arte magazine for contemporary art by Luisa Santos, 2009
Fader Fogh til minne, article in Vagant Magazine, 2009
Agenda, DR1, Danish Radio, 2009
Kraftigt Inspireret, review in Politiken by Torben Madsen, 2008
Adoption - Palimpsest of Identity, article in Korea Times, 2008
Adoption - Palimpsest of Identity, interviw in YTN, Korean national TV, 2008
On Cultural Translation or the Ongoing Translations of culture, article in SUM Magazine
for Contemporary Art by Judith Schwarzbart, 2008
Kunst, adoption og banan magt, article in BKF bladet by Lene Myong Pedersen, 2007
Adoptee and Alien, The Hankyoreh, interview, Kim Jong Ob, 2007
Adoptee and Alien, catalogue, 2008
Banana Power – for art, society, article in Korea Times by Seo Dong Shin, 2006
Rasism och Blodsband, ETC Magazine, Danjel Lindberg, 2005
From the far east to the white north, anthology, Truepenny Publications 2006
Iljas Feministiska Bildalmanacka, Normal Förlag AB Publications 2005
Spring, P2 DR, Danish national radio, ”Lonely Hearts Club” Culture Program, 2005
3 talenter på Spring, review in AArhus Stifttidende by Henrik Broch-Lips, 2006
Spring 05, article in aarhus.nu by Kristian Handbjerg, 2005
Jette Hye Jin Mortensen – adoptee and artist, TV Midtvest/TV2, 2005
Pro-Art, review in Randers local paper, 2005
Beyond Identity: Activism in Korean Adoptee Art, article by Kim Stoker, 2005
UFOlab, interview in Swedish National Radio, 2005
KP 2005, article in AArhus Stifttidende by Marianne Pilegaard, 2005
KE 2004, review in Berlingske Tidende by Eva Pohl, 2004