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Study of a Palestinian policeman at work in a busy roundabout in Ramallah on the Westbank. Made during a residency at Al-ma'mal Foundation for Contemporary Art in Jerusalem.
About The Artist
Born in Aalborg (DK) in 1971, Nikolaj Bendix Skyum Larsen lives and works in Paris. He undertook a master’s degree in Fine Art and Media at Slade School of Fine Art in London (2001) and a bachelor’s degree in Fine Art and Sculpture at Chelsea College of Art in London (1999). He attended several artistic residencies: Qwatz, Calabria (Italy, 2014); PiST///, Istanbul (Turkey, 2012); Santa Fe Art Institute (SFAI), Santa Fe (USA, 2009); Al Mamal Foundation for Contemporary Art, Jerusalem (2006); Sharjah Biennial 7's Artist in Residence Programme (2005); Portrait in Time, Medway Council's Residency Programme (2003); Choreodrome, The Place School of Dance - with Plire Multi Dance (2003); Alchemy Project, BBC, London (2002).
He won the Sharjah Art Foundation – Production Grant in 2015, the ACAVA First Base Studio Award (2001) and the AHRB Postgraduate Professional and Vocational Award (1999).
Amongst his last exhibitions we can highlight “Believe” - MOCA, Toronto, Canada (2018); “The Absence of Paths” - Tunisian Pavilion, Venice Biennale 2017, Italy (2017); “Tension & Con ict” - MAAT - Museum of Art Architecture Technology, Lisbon, Portugal (2017); “End of Dreams” - Fotogra sk Center, Copenhagen, Denmark (2016); “Word. Sound. Power” - Tate Modern, London (2013).
Nikolaj Larsen’s work is represented in public and private collections, such as Sharjah Art Foundation, United Arab Emirates; Museum of London, UK; Kunsten Museum of Modern Art, Aalborg, Denmark; Isabelle and Jean-Conrad LeMaître Collection, Paris, France; among many private Danish, German, French, and English Collections.