Ester Fleckner


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All models are wrong, some are useful, 8

2017
Woodcut on paper, pencil (111 x 86 cm) and 2 concrete sculptures
(Ø 8,5 & 7,5 cm)

born 1983 in Denmark
lives and works in Berlin

Education
2007-13 The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, MFA, Copenhagen, Denmark
2010-11 Goldsmiths University of London, MA in Gender and Culture, England
2006-07 Aarhus Art School/ Byhøjskolen Aarhus, Denmark
2005-06 Aarhus Art Academy/ Aarhus Kunstakademi, Denmark

2016
Aage and Yelva Nimbs Fond, artist honorary grant
Den Hielmstierne-Rosencroneske Stiftelse, awarded work grant
The Danish Arts Foundation, work grant

Art Brussels SOLO Prize

2015
Ole Halsunds Kunstnerfond, awarded travel grant
The Danish Arts Foundation, work grant

2014
The Danish Arts Foundation, work grant

2013
Fr. Gerda Jensens Kunstnerlegat, travel grant

2010
Knud Højgaards Fond, scholarship
Nordea Fonden, scholarship
Grosserer L.F. Foghts Fond, scholarship

2015
Cruising horizontal lines, special edition woodcut print for Pist Protta 77, www.spacepetry.dk

2014
Kollision: fordi anus, min krop er botanisk; om tabertrang, clit-dicks og fejlende fællesskaber, text published in Trappe Tusind#10 magazine, trappetusind.dk

2013
Arguments for desire, publication of graphic print, Den Danske Radeerforening

Solo exhibitions
2017
Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden (September)
All models are wrong, some are useful, Galerie Barbara Wien, Berlin, Germany (July)

2016
A closet does not connect under the bed, Overgaden Institute of Art, Copenhagen, Denmark

2015
How to spell a sound that is physical, Avlskarl Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark


2014
Jeg navigerer I kollisioner (I navigate in collisions), C4 Projects, Copenhagen, Denmark

Selected group exhibitions
2017
BEERS 5 (part 3) – 100 Kvinder på Kro, Carlsberg Byens Galleri & Kunstsalon, Copenhagen, Denmark

2016
Seeable | Sayable, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway
Homosexuality_ies, LWL-Museum für Kunst und Kultur, Münster, Germany
Art Brussels, solo presentation, Avlskarl Gallery, Belgium
Identity. Behind the Curtain of Uncertainty, National Art Museum of Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine
Survival K(n)it 7, Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art, Riga, Latvia
100 Kvinder på Kro, Huset for Kunst & Design, Holstebro, Denmark

2015
A Feminist Culture Reader, Grafikernes Hus, Copenhagen, Denmark
BEERS 5 – 100 Kvinder på Kro, Byens Kro, Copenhagen, Denmark
abc – art berlin contemporary, solo presentation at Avlskarl Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Å PARADIS – HELSINKI, Kunstplass [10], Art Fair Suomi, Helsinki, Finland
Survival K(n)it 7, Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art, Riga, Latvia
Just Frustration, SixtyEight, Copenhagen, Denmark
Homosexuality_ies, Schwules Museum, Berlin, Germany

2014
Vi tager intet ansvar 3, Q Space, Copenhagen, Denmark
Time Prints, Dalian Art Museum, China
Å PARADIS – Strategies on The Nordic Queer, Kunstplass 5, Oslo, Norway
BarHvaViHar#9, Warehouse 9, Copenhagen, Denmark
Literacy / Illiteracy, The 16th Tallinn Print Triennial, Kumu Art Museum, Estonia
Time Prints, Art College of Xiamen University, China

2013
The Quick Brown Fox Jumps Over The Lazy Dog III, Baghuset, Copenhagen, Denmark
Afgang 2013 (MFA Degree Show 2013), Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark
24 Spaces – A Cacophony, Malmö Kunsthal, Sweden

2012
The Quick Brown Fox Jumps Over The Lazy Dog II, Baghuset, Copenhagen, Denmark
International Performance Art Festival, BarHvaViHar#5 art lounge, W9, Copenhagen, Denmark
Rundgang, the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, Denmark
BarHvaViHar#1, Warehouse 9, Copenhagen, Denmark

2010
Rundgang, The Royal Academy of Fine Arts/ private home Frederiksberg, Denmark

2009
Contemporary past: New Art Forms in Memorial Building, Vilnius, Lithuania

2007
Chinese Smorgasbord, Udstillingsstedet Q, Copenhagen, Denmark

Selected collaborative work

2012
- Foundation of BarHvaViHar - a queer feminist art bar with exhibitions, readings and performances. Initiated by Maja Moesgaard, Mette Clausen, Line Hvidbjerg and Ester Fleckner. Conducted on a regular basis in 2012-2014 in Warehouse 9, Copenhagen, Denmark

Jeg prøver at kigge ind men får gardiner i øjnene, exhibition and performative work, Q Space, Copenhagen, Denmark