05 Feb 2017 – 12 Mar 2017
Laura Bartlett Gallery is pleased to present &, the third exhibition at the gallery by Simon Dybbroe Møller. & brings together two recent solo exhibitions that took place at the 21er Haus in Vienna and Kunsthalle Sao Paulo respectively. The show Lettuce extends Dybbroe Møller’s interest in the photographic through non-photographic means while Cormorous deals with how our relationship to the body has changed along with the image technologies transitioning from analogue to digital. We live, “…in an image-world where, while things do mutate, they do not decay. ” The work Cormorous (2016) is also the final part of a trilogy of videos about anachronistic objects that began with Animate V (2012) and was followed by Untitled (how does it feel) (2014).
Simon Dybbroe Møller (born 1976 in Aarhus, DK, lives and works in Berlin), studied at the Städelschule Academy of Fine Art in Frankfurt am Main and at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf.
Recent solo exhibitions include Cormorous, Kunsthalle Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Lettuce, 21er Raum, 21 Haus, Vienna, The Plumber & The Cook, at Kuntsfenster im BDI, Signor, Francesca Minini Gallery, Milan, 83 Pitt Street, New York. Objectif Exhibitions, Antwerp, Andersen’s Contemporary, Copenhagen, Hyundai Gallery, Seoul, Fondazione Giuliani, Rome, C1 Kunsthalle Göppingen, UMMA projects, Ann Arbor, Michigan and Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt / Main.
His work has been included recently in the following group exhibitions: 9th Berlin Biennal, curated by Dis, Berlin, Surfaces of you, curated by François Aubart, La Plateau, Paris, Stranger, MOCA Cleveland, Cleveland, Fit for Purpose, Kunsthaus Glarus, Switzerland, Superficial Hygiene, with Nina Beier, De Hallen Haarlemm, Haarlem, Le Nouveau Festival, Centre Pompidou, Paris as well as exhibitions at Museum Folkwang, Essen, Bregenzer Kunstverein, Bregenz, Kunstverein, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD), CCA Wattis, San Francisco, ZamekCastle, Poznan, Centre Pompidou, Paris, Extra City, Antwerp, Museum Ludwig, Cologne as well as in biennials, including the 5th Moscow Biennial of Contemporary Art, Moscow, the 6th Nordic Biennial for Contemporary Art, Moss, Norway and the Turin Triennial, Italy.
Dybbroe Møller’s work will be included in the following upcoming exhibitions Cool, Calm and Collected, ARoS Aarhus Art Museum, Aarhus, A Rock That Keeps Tigers Away, Curated by Post Brothers, Kunstverein München, Munich, Supergood, Curated by Hugo Canoilas, Museu de Arte, Arquitetura e Tecnologia MAAT, Lisbon, Dying Well, Museum Für Neue Kunst, Freiburg and Investopedia, Curated by Chosil Kil, One and J Gallery, Seoul.Download PDF ↓