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I find a small, flat piece of wood on the walk to my studio. And a half burned bench from one of the raves. Both will do as a ground for a drawing or a painting. I collect. Cardboard is easy to find. I ask friends and family for buckets of left over wallpaint and I find quite a lot in my own basement. While I paint, I make mistakes. Something does not work: The paint runs or will not dry in the right way, a wrong color choice, a faulty composition. I get lost. A new layer of cardboard is glued on top of the mistake. A new chance is established. Like a kind of clumsy and opaque rectifier. Other times, the painting works in the first touch - the paint is in one layer.

ANNE TORPE

B. 1981 IN DENMARK  |  LIVES AND WORKS IN COPENHAGEN

CO-FOUNDER OF THE ARTIST RUN SPACE RØM 2016-2018 www.roem.dk

EDUCATION

​2003-2009

MFA, ​The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. Copenhagen / Prof. Jesper Christiansen / Prof. Anette Abrahamsson

Akademie der Bildenden Künste. München / Prof. Günther Förg

 


PRESENT / UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS

2019 September. 'Stilleben'. Kunstbygningen i Vrå. With Farshad Farzankia, Jordy Kerwick, Agnete Bertram and more.

2020 January. Solo show at Bricks Gallery, Copenhagen

SOLO and DUO SHOWS

2019 Silent Pilots and other Curiosities. Solo show. UDSTILLINGSSTEDET.dk, Sorø

2017  Shelf Life. Solo show. RØM. Copenhagen

2017  April Montagen. Solo show. CGK gallery. Copenhagen

2016  Opstalt. Galleri Christoffer Egelund. Copenhagen

2016  Riget. Solo show. Copenhagen

2015  Silhouettes, Solo show. Rødovre Rådhus.

2013  The Scratch of the Nib. Hürtig/Kany Gallery. Copenhagen

2008  Lights Out. Solo show. Palæ Bar. Copenhagen

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

2019 ONCE IN A BLUE MOON, SE!, Århus. With Lars Sarto Hempler, Mathias Malling Mortensen, Henning Schultz and more.

2019 'Urbilleder', Koldinggade 12, Copenhagen. With Camilla Thorup og Ida Sønder Thorhauge.

2019 OBLIQUE STRATEGIES, co_temporary, Cph. With Krista Rosenkilde and Line Busch, curated by Mie Olise Kjærgaard

2019 Om og Om Igen, Koldinggade 12, Copenhagen. 

            Groupshow w/ Camilla Thorup, Dea Trier Mørch, Gudrun Hasle, Pernille Egeskov, Lisa Strömbeck, Marianne Krumbahch

2018  Nye Blikke #2 - I hus med Richard Winther. Kastrupgårdsamlingen. Copenhagen

2018  Nye Blikke #1 - I hus med Richard Winther. Vindeby. Lolland 

            Groupshow w/ Richard Winther, Jeanette Hillig, Morten Schelde, Peter Linde Busk, Gudrun Hasle, Christian Finne, Lars Tygesen,  

            Camilla Thorup, Birgitte Støvring, Mette Colberg, Rikke Benborg, Claus Hugo Nielsen, Kaspar Oppen Samuelsen

2018  SHOW UP. RØM. Copenhagen

2017  We are the ones doing works on canvas, vol 1. CGK gallery. Copenhagen

2017  100 kvinder på Kro, CGK gallery, Copenhagen

2017  Det Stille Liv. Koldinggade 12, groupshow w/ Anette Abrahamsson, Erik A. Frandsen, Christian Schmidt Rasmussen, Johannes Sivertsen

2017 KONSTRUKTIONER, Vrå Kunstbygning, groupshow w/ Ivan Andersen, Ida Kvetny, Louise Langgaard, Malte Fisker, Mie Olise

2016  Ude Inde Overalt, Kunsthuset Palæfløjen Roskilde, groupshow w/ Lise Blomberg og Camilla Thorup

2016  100 kvinder på kro, Huset for Kunst og Design, Holstebro

2016  50x50x50, Kastrupgårdsamlingen, Copenhagen

2015  0601-0603, Anne Torpes & Louise Langgaards atelier, Grønttorvet 6, Copenhagen

2015  Beers 5, 100 kvinder på kro, Byens Kro, Copenhagen

2012  Mesh Up, Galleri Klejn, Allinge, Bornholm

2011  Illusions, Carlsberg Ny Tap, Copenhagen
2011  3rd Party. Beaver Projects, Copenhagen
2011  Late Summer, Charlotte Fogh Contemporary, Århus
2011  OK CORRAL, Toves Galleri, Copenhagen
2011  Beers 3, Byens Kro, Copenhagen​

2010  SUMMER 10, Charlotte Fogh Contemporary, Århus​

2009  Graphics and drawings. Galleri Rebecca Kormind, Copenhagen
2009  Beers 2. Byens Kro, Copenhagen
2009  Anne vs. Annabelle. Weltraum, München
2009  EXIT09 - graduation show. Gl. Strand, Copenhagen
2009  Human Nature. Charlotte Fogh Contemporary, Århus
2009  Nightmares & Other Fancies. Galerie Christa Burger, München
2009  Weltraum Jahresüberblick. Städtischen Kunsthalle München, Lothringer13, München
2009  Everything is swimming before my eyes. Q, Copenhagen

2008  Kleinere Arbeiten. Raum 500, München
2008  Dipmaster II. Wandergalerie Stephanie Bender, München
2008  Projektraum. GRASSEREINS, München
2008  FUNK! Charlotte Fogh Contemporary, Århus
2008  Catalogue. Charlotte Fogh Contemporary, Århus​

2007  Take Away Summer 07. Charlotte Fogh Contemporary, Århus
2007  Spring 07. Århus Kunstbygning, Århus
2007  Thisted Biennalen. Det Ny Kastet,Thisted

2006  The Rehearsel Dinner. Galerie Mikael Andersen, Copehagen
2006  Papirknald. Fung Sway, Copenhagen
2006  Back to the Future. Galleri Rebecca Kormind, Copenhagen
2006  Artforum. Galerie Mikael Andersen, Berlin

2006  Long Island Ice Tea. +Laboratorium, Copenhagen
2006  Naturally! Mogadishni, Copenhagen
2006  Ordsprog. Portalen, Greve
2006  Spring exhibition. Århus Kunstbygning, Århus​

2005  Buffet. Førstetilvenstre, Copenhagen
2005  Den Syvende/The seventh. Førstetilvenstre, Copenhagen
2005  Politikens hus. Copenhagen
2005  Fall Exhibition. Den Frie, Copenhagen
2005  Total Billede. Koh-i Noor, Copenhagen
2005  Randers Art Gallery, Randers
2005  Den Første/The first. Førstetilvenstre, Copenhagen

2005  Spring exhibtion. Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen

PROJECTS

Co-founder of the artist run exhibition space RØM, Copenhagen, 2016-present
Poster design for Copenhagen University, 2015

Children book project with author Lene Asp, 2011
Co-founder of the artist run exhibition space GRASSEREINS, München, 2008
Curator, Thisted Biennalen, Thisted, 2007

Co-founder of the artist run exhibition space FØRSTETILVENSTRE, Copenhagen, 2005-2006

FUNDINGS AND GRANTS

Irgens Berghs Kunstnerlegat, 2019

Den Hielmstierne-Rosencroneske Stiftelse, 2018 

Danish Arts Foundation, 2013

Danish Arts Council, 2012
Danish Arts Foundation, 2012
Ole Haslunds Fond, 2010
Frøken Marie Månssons Legat, 2009
Agustinus Fonden, 2008
Toyota Fonden, 2008
Oticon Fonden, 2008