Sidsel Meineche Hansen

Sidsel Meineche Hansen (b. 1981, Denmark) is a visual artist based in London. Their work explores "virtual and robotic bodies and their relationship to human labour within the gaming, pornographic and tech-industries", and includes pieces in materials as varied as wood, clay, metal, wood cuts, textiles, CGI animation and video.

Solo exhibitions include ‘Hook No. 10’, gta gallery, Zürich (2023); ‘Missionary’, Company, New York (2023); ‘Missionary’, Edouard Montassut, Paris (2023); ‘Give up’’, Bizarro, Copenhagen (2022); ‘Inner Child’, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen (2021); ‘Flat 46, Twyford house, Chisley Rd., N15 6PA, £250.000’, Christian Andersen, Copenhagen (2021); ‘home vs owner, Rodeo’, London (2020); ‘home vs owner, Rodeo’, Piraeus (2020); ‘End-used City’, Chisenhale Gallery, London (2019); ‘An Artist’s Guide to Stop Being an Artist’, SMK – The National Gallery of Denmark, Copenhagen (2019); ‘Live Life Well’, Center for Contemporary Arts, Prague (2019); ‘Real Doll Theatre’, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin (2018); ‘End-user’, Kunsthal Aarhus, Aarhus (2018); ‘OVER’, Index - The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation, Stockholm (2018); ‘OVER’, Ludlow 38, New York (2017); ‘SECOND SEX WAR’, Gasworks, London (2016); ‘NO RIGHT WAY 2 CUM’, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow (2016).

Her work has been featured in group exhibitions including Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg
(2023); ARIEL, Copenhagen (2023); Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin (2023); gta Institute, Zurich (2022); Victoria Miro, London (2022); Company, New York
(2022); 59th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, Venice (2022); Le Bicolore, Paris
(2022); K.U.K, Trondheim (2021); Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei (2021); Art Sonje Center, Seoul
(2021); Overgaden Institute of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen
(2021); NEON, Athens
(2021); Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
(2020); nGbK, Berlin (2020); The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (2019); Institute of Contemporary Art, London (2019); Moderna Museet, Stockholm (2019); SculptureCenter, New York (2018); Christian Andersen, Copenhagen
(2017); Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
(2017); Kunsthaus Hamburg, Hamburg
(2017); 57th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
(2017); Whitechapel Gallery, London (2016); Galerie Gregor Staiger, Zurich

She was awarded the Turner Bursary Award (2020), Niels Wessel Bagges Kunstfond Award (2019); The Danish Arts Foundation Grant (2016, 2017, 2018 and 2022).

Her works are feature in publications including ‘Second Sex War. Co-edited with Robert Leckie. Co-published by Gasworks Gallery and Trondheim Art Museum (2019) and Politics of Study. Co-edited with Tom Vandeputte. Published by Open Editions / Funen Art Academy

Her works are held in collections of SMK – The National Gallery of Denmark, Copenhagen
; ARoS Aarhus Art Museum, Aarhus;
The New Carlsberg Foundation, Copenhagen; Polyeco Contemporary Art Initiative, Piraeus.

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