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Kirsten Otzen Keck

Kirsten Otzen Keck

Residence Period: 2018.10.04-2018.10.31

Kirsten Otzen Keck

Residence plan
My goal is to research in order to create material for a new collage/sculpture/audiovisual work, as well as a written group dialogue. The research for forming my characters will be drawn from Kabuki theater, Japanese art, and Zen, which will be incorporated in both historical and modern senses. I plan to take photographs in the streets, and will look for particular elements in public space such as, silence, noise, speech, conversations, screens, history, visual elements, and modern technology.

Artist profile
1) "About:Blank", Macro Testaccio - La Pelanda, Museum of Contemporary Art, Rome, Italy. (2016-17)
2) " Crystal Ball 1949, Starting Point 2015, Point Zero 1761", solo show at Exhibition Space Sydhavn Station, Copenhagen (2015)
3) Graduated from Gerrit Rietveld Academy of Art, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (1998)

Base of activity: Copenhagen, Denmark
Media Used: Photography, Sculpture, Collage, Animation Video, Drawing, Installation

I am a Danish visual artist, working in collage, sculpture, photography, animation, drawing, and installation. I make use of found/archival material, as well as my own material, through both analog and digital methods. My work often consists of stories that link to each other across the past and present.
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The residency is supported by Ole Haslund's Kunstnerfond