SIGNE VAD - visual artist      
         
         
 

Bio

Signe Vad (f. 1967). Born and based in Copenhagen, DK.
MFA from Sweden, School of Photography, Göteborg Universitet 2009. Supplemented with Independent Study Course, Valand School of Fine Arts, Göteborg Universitet 2010

Signe Vad has done several solo exhibitions and group shows from 2003 to now, her work has been shown in Nordic countries, Europe and in the States. She works mainly with the medias photography, video and installation but has the resent years expended her practice to a variety of interdisciplinary art projects.
She was initiator and artistic director of Galleri Signe Vad, a non profit gallery in Copenhagen from 2005-2011. From 2014 till now she is the artistic director of the exhibition platform TYS. Since 2005 Signe have along her artistic practice worked as an independent curator based in the self-organized artist-run scene
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CV

Education
MFA, School of Photography, Göteborg Universitet 2009
Independent Study Course, Valand School of Fine Arts, Göteborg Universitet 2010

Solo exhibitions
2016 ”Homo Carnõsa” galleri Fagerstedt, Stockholm, Sverige
"Selv med hænderne over dynen er jeg den farligste på min vej” Martin Bryder Gallery, Lund, Sverige
2015 ”Vi har kaos i os” soloudstilling Udstillingsstedet TYS, København
2013 Engang var alle gale”, seperatudstilling – Galleri Kontor Projekt, København – ”Vi har opfundet lykken”, seperatudstilling – Black Box Gallery, København
2012 Dagen fik alt til at skifte, seperatudstilling – Black Box Gallery, København
2009 Peter Lav PHOTO GALLERY- solo exhibition
Galleri Monitor – solo exhibition - Göteborg, Sverige
Black Box Gallery – solo exhibition – Linz, Østrig
2008 Galleri Image - seperatudstilling – Århus
2007 Senko Studio – seperatudstilling - Viborg, Danmark

Selected group exhibitions
2016
"Abracadabra", Wroclaw, Polen. "Det argumenterer vi ikke for", Staldgade 74, København – "Aginst the wall", Water Tower Art Fest, Sofia Bulgarien – V-dollar, contrytown/Hygum kunstmuseum, Lemvig.
2014
”What should have remanied secret, has come to light”, Fotogalleriet Format, Malmø. ”Læsehjørner” TYS, Kbh. – FRAMES 2014, slideshow udstilling, GI 2014, Glasgow
2013 Territoriet, deltagelse på Marianne Jørgensens udstilling på Den Frie, København – " GO WEST " , Venø Galleri, Venø – ”GO COUNTRY AND WESTERN”, Hygum Kunstmuseum, Lemvig
2012 Max A5, Kontor projekt, København – Gruppeudstilling, Torpedo 18 på Alt_Cph 12, København – Next stop Mallorca , Binisalem, Mallorca
2011 Perspectives On Black & White, Peter Lav gallery, København – We have always been here before, Galleri Rotor, Göteborg, Sverige – Screaming from the mountain , SKMU, Kristiansand, Norge – Nouvel Organon, Paris, Frankrig – Spesial Nord , Galleri Trafo, Asker, Norge – I N MY BLUE, BLUE, BLUE JEANS, KONTORprojects, København
2010 Darkcurrents, Fotogalleriet, Oslo, Norge – Private View, Artillerie, Berlin, Tyskland – Ars Electronica 2010, Black Box Gallery, Linz, Østrig
2009 Centrum för Fotografi, Stockholm, Sverige – Göteborg Konsthal, gruppeudstilling, Göteborg, Sverige –Gruppeudstilling, Fotografisk Center – København
2008 Allingsås konsthal- gruppeudstilling, Allingsås, Sverige – Black Box Gallery, Linz, Østrig – Galleri Spark, København – Galleri Pentimenti – minipresentation - Philadelphia, USA – Militær, Galleri Signe Vad –I skabet, København
2007 Galleri Rotor, Göteborg – Songs From the Basement, København – Galerie Esther Woerdehoff, Paris – The National Museeum of photography, the Collection Show, København – Seehstücke, Passentin, Mölln, Pasewalk, Tyskland – New journal, Møstingshus, København
2006 På Vej - gruppeudstilling - Galleri Nakke Hage, København – SIDESHOW, Galleri Signe Vad, København
2005 Forårsudstillingen, Charlottenborg, København – Kompilation, Demo-Rum, København – K.E, Den Fries udstillingsbygning, København – RØD ZONE, Galleri Signe Vad, København – VENUE, Galleri Signe Vad, København
2004 Kvinder stiller skarpt, Grevinde Danner, København – Forårsudstillingen, Charlottenborg, København – UNG - socialt projekt, Uturn og Øksenhallen, København
2003 Making Eyes, Fotografisk Center, København – UNG – socialt projekt, Københavns Pædagogseminarium og Familie og arbejdsmarkedsstyrelsen, København.

Performances and interdisciplinary art projects
"It is in the nature of beginnings” performance, Black Box Gallery, København
Serious TV Youtube Channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCy3xCXqXddXnDF4rZxcYieQ)
24 live shows for Serious TV (http://tys-hys.tumblr.com/tvarkiv)
Monitering– web-surveillance of Love alley, deltagelse på Marianne Jørgensens udstilling på Den Frie, København
Monitering – web-surveillance of Love alley – Århus / København and Torpedo18 (http://torpedo18.dk/vaerkerne/signevad/index.html)

Collections and Awards
The Danish Art Council Collection National Museum for Photography, the Royal Library – Hygum Kunstmuseum, Lemvig
Robert Frank Stipendiet - Fogtals Fotograf Pris - Statens kunstfond arbejdslegat 2010 – Akademirådet arbejdslegat 2013 – Peter, Ingrid og Ralph Hernöe's Almennyttige Fond 2014 – BKF Hæderslegat 2014 – Anne Marie Telmanyi født Catl-Neilsens fond 2015

Publicationes
Own publications:Gag Reflex ”Dear World Here is Our Response” CD collaboration with Michelle Appelros,The Paper, newspapaer, Black Book Publications 2016, Jeg faldt ud af flyet, en vildfaren dannelseshistorie af Signe Vad, Poetry, Istedgade Boghandels Forlag 2012 - What do you mean by that METAPHOR, Artist book Black Book Publications 2010
Selected Journals: Spesial Nord Nr. 3, 2011 - Ord&Bild 4, 2010 - Den Blå port nr 85 - Senko 01 - New Danish Art 09 - New Danish Art 08 - Katalog 19.2 2007 - Filter 1 2007 - FOIL_IANN 1 - Militær 1-4

Curation and exhibition work
2014 - Artistic director of the ExhibitionspaceTYS
2013 Curator for Det fynske Kunstakademis exitshow
2012 Curator for Afgang12, Det Jyske Kunstakademis exitshow
2010 Curator for Alt_Cph 10 In Space, Fabrikken for Kunst og Design
2009 Curator for Alt_Cph 09, Fabrikken for Kunst og Design
2007-11 Artistic director Galleri I Skabet
2007 Curator of New Journal på Møstings Hus
2005-07 Artistic director Galleri Signe Vad

Other relevant projects etc
Text about ”A platform Proposal” for a publication about the artist Javier Tapia
2011 Board member for Museet for Fotokunst , Brandts Klædefabrik 2011 - 13 – Board member for BilledKunstner Forbundet 2010-14 – Board member for Værkstedet for Fotografi 2005 - 07 – Moderator for several paneldebates and meetings at Supermarked Independent Art Fair in Stockholm 2011 - 15. – About self-organisation, lecture and debat inviteret by Valand Academy (SE) at Glasgow International, 2014 Jury-member KE 2014 – Lecture w. Meira Ahmemulic at the international conference “What is the common” Gøteborg Universitet. 2009 – Partner in the international project AIM 2010-2016.

Courses
Mentor certifikat, Mentor company 2013
Independent Studies Course, Art with Pedagogic Application, Valand School of Fine Arts 2011
Projektleder kursus, Ledernes Akasse 2010
Illustrator kursus, Københavns Tekniskeskole 1999
Teknisk fotografi, Københavns Tekniskeskole 1998
Multimedie kursus, Københavns Tekniskeskole 1997
Fatamorgana, Danmarks fotografiske billedskole 1993

Links
www.signevad.dk
Videoer: https://vimeo.com/user20333477/videos
Blog: http://signevad.blogspot.dk/


t
he Exhibition Space TYS: http://tys-hys.tumblr.com/
TYS – Seriøst-TV: http://tys-hys.tumblr.com/tvarkiv
Serious Tv by Signe Vad, youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCy3xCXqXddXnDF4rZxcYie


Other projects: http://madplakat.dk/

Workplace: http://vffotografi.dk/

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Göteborg Konsthal
 
Göteborg Konsthal
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Serious TV
2014 - 2015
 

 

 

Curatorial Projcets

 
Gallery Signe Vad 2005-07
 
In the Window 2007-11
 
Curator for Alt_Cph - Cph alternative art fair
2009 and 2010
 
Sektor 13
Curator for exit show Funen Art Academy 2013
 
The Exhibition space TYS
2014 - 2015