BIOGRAPHY
Born 1973 in Holbaek, Denmark
Lives and works in Denmark and Berlin, Germany
EDUCATION
2000 – 2003
Studied at Staatliche Hochschule fur Bildende Künste (Städelschule), Frankfurt am Main, Germany, with Prof. Thomas Bayrle
1997 – 2000
Studied at Academy of Funen, Denmark, with Prof. Jesper Christiansen and Prof Lars Bent Petersen
AWARDS
2012
GASAG Kunstpreis 2012
COLLECTIONS
Malmö konstmuseum, Malmö, Sweden
Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy
Ernst G. Hachmann GmbH, Berlin, Germany
Deutsche Bank Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany
Collezione La Gaia, Busca, Brasil
MMK Museum fur Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany
About change collection Stiftung, Berlin, Germany
FRAC Nord Pas de Calais, Dunkerque, France
European Patent Office, Munich, Germany
Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
DekaBank Kultur- und Wissenschaftsforderung, Frankfurt, Germany
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2018
KÖNIG LONDON, London, UK
2017
400 Million Years, König Galerie,Berlin, Germany
CPH:DOX, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark
You are an animal, Den Frie Udstillingsbygning / Centre of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark
2016
Toril Johannessen & Tue Greenfort: Norsk Natur, The Museum of Contemporary Art Oslo, Oslo, Norway
2015
zwischen Stein und einer harten Sache, Kunstverein & -stiftung Springhornhof e.V., Neuenkirchen, Germany
AMILKORKIM, Institut für Kunst im öffentlichen Raum, Graz, Austria
2014
Vis Vitalis, KÖNIG GALERIE, Berlin, Germany
Butterland, Sorø Kunstmuseum, Denmark
2013
Garbage Bay, SculptureCenter, New York, NY, USA
2012
GASAG Art Prize, Berlinische Galerie, Berlin, Germany
Eine Berggeschichte, Kunstraum Dornbirn, Austria
The Feeder Canal Sand Martin roost, Feeder Canal, Bristol, UK
2011
Where The People Will Go, South London Gallery, London
NEOBIOTA, public art commission, KVB Nord-Süd Stadtbahn, Underground, Cologne, Germany
Station Breslauer Platz, Cologne, Germany
2010
Flambant Neuf, Johann Koenig, Berlin, Germany
2008
Linear Deflection, Kunstverein Braunschweig, Germany
The Foundation, Fondazione Morra Greco, Naples, Italy
2007
Johann Koenig, Berlin, Germany
Medusa, Secession, Vienna, Austria
2006
Max Wigram Gallery, London, UK
Witte de With, curated by Florian Waldvogel and Zoe Gray, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2005
Betreten des Grundstucks erlaubt, Kunstverein Arnsberg, Germany
Als ob wir nicht die Besitzende waren, curated by Sabine Kunz and Dr. Stephan Berg, Palais fur Aktuelle Kunst, Gluckstadt, Germany
Danische Schweine und andere Markte, Johann Konig, Berlin, Germany
2004
Umwelt, Gallery Zero, Milan, Italy
Re Prasentation, 1822 Forum, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
Spediteur Zimmer, Galerie Nicolas Krupp, Basel, Switzerland
2003
Used and Produced, Schnittraum, Cologne, Germany
Fresh and Upcoming, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
2002
Out of site, Johann Konig, Berlin, Germany
2001
The Peripheral Centre, Dont-miss, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
2000
Exchange, organized by Elmgreen & Dragset in collaboration with NIFCA, Stadelschule, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
1999
Natur, DFKU, Odense, Denmark
GROUP EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)
2018
Trondheim Kunstmuseum, Trondheim, Norway
Capitalo, Chthulu, and a Much Hotter Compost Pile, Kunstraum Kreuzberg, Berlin, Germany
Zurück zur Natur, Museum Frieder Burda - Salon Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Soziale Fassaden, On the occasion of their 100th anniversary 2018, MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt a.M., Germany
Oceans, Une vision du monde au rythme des vagues, Le Fresnoy, Tourcoing cedex, France
Eco-Visionaires, MAAT, Museum of Modern Art, Architecture and Technology, Lisbon, Portugal
2017
UNPREDICTABLE, preparing for the future, without knowing what it will be like, Fonazione Golinelli, Bologna, Italy
Tidalectics, TBA21 Thyssen Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna, Austria
THE GARDEN End of Times; Beginning of Times, ARoS Kunstmuseum, Arhus, Denmark
Art Zone, Roskilde Festival, Roskilde, Denmark
Nature is worth a thousand words, Centro de Desarrollo de las Artes Visuales (CDAV), Habana, Cuba
Kunst i Sollys, ARKEN Museum of Modern Art, Ishøj, Denmark
2016
13. Triennale Kleinplastik Fellbach, Stadt Fellbach, Kulturamt, Fellbach, Germany
Creatures of the Mud, Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster, Germany
Random Walks, Kunsthal 44 Moen, Askeby, Sweden
Wonderful World, Galleri Bo Bjerggaard, Copenhagen, Denmark
Agency of Living Organisms, TABAKALERA International Centre for Contemporary Culture, Donostia / San Sebastián, Spain
Dominium terrae, GFLK Galerie für Landschaftskunst, Schillig, Germany
Art & Nature 2016. Walking with Senses, Meran, Italy
In Space No One Can Hear You Laugh, Galleria Giovanni Bonelli, Mailand, Italy
WEtransFORM - Design between Dystopia and Utopia, Neues Museum, Nürnberg, Germany
2015
Globale: Exo-Evolution, ZKM Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany
TERRAPOLIS, NEON and the Whitechapel Gallery, Athen, Greece
Waterbound - Vom Leben mit dem Wasser, Kallmann Museum, Ismaning, Germany
LIAF - Lofoten International Art Festival, Norway
Frontiers in Retreat. Excavations, HIAP Gallery Augusta, Helsinki, Finnland
The Verdant, Hacienda, Zurich, Switzerland
DUMP! Aarhus Kunsthal, Aarhus, Switzerland
MATERIAL, KÖNIG GALERIE, Berlin, Germany
Systemic, Open Source and ultralocal, Centre Europeen d'Actions Artistiques Contemporaines, Strasbourg, France
2014
Arche Noah, Museum Ostwall, Dortmund, Germany
Les Abbatoirs, Toulouse, France
Reines Wasser. Die kostbare Ressource der Welt, Kunstmuseum Linz, Austria
Dissolving Frontiers, HIAP Gallery Augusta, Suomenlinna, Finnland
Sculpture unchaperoned, Galerie Elisabeth & Klaus Thoman, Vienna, Austria
No Such Thing As History: Four, Louis Vuitton, Espace Culturel, Munich, Germany
Museum Kunst der Westküste, Föhr, Germany
Die Marmory Show, Deborah Schamoni Galerie, Munich, Germany
7.000.000.000., EACC, Espai d'art contemporani de Castello, Castello, Spain
2013
Emscherkunst 2013, Essen, Germany
Make active choices, Kunstmuseum Freiburg, Germany
Re-Source, Beelden op de Berg, Wageningen, The Netherlands
I know you, Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA), Dublin, Ireland
JA-NATRUURLIJK, Gemeentemuseum, Den Haag, The Netherlands
Nature laughs last, Galerie Martina Detterer, Frankfurt/M, Germany
2012
BIOS - Konzepte des Lebens in der zeitgenossischen Skulptur, Georg-Kolbe-Museum, Berlin, Germany
Hungry City. Landwirtschaft in der zeitgenossischen Kunst, Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
Erhohte Temperatur. Kunst und Klima, Salzburger Kunstverein, Austria
Artists in Residency, Tue Greenfort / Fancesco Gennari, Castello Malaspina di Fosdinovo, Italy
Higher Atlas - 4th Marrakech Biennale, Marocco
2011
20 Jahre MMK, Museum fur Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
Based in Berlin, Atelierhaus Monbijou Park, Berlin, Germany
Über die Metapher des Wachstums, Kunstverein Hannover , Germany
Kunsthaus Baselland, Frankfurt, Germany
Struktur & Organismus, curated by art:phalanx, Marillengarten, Wachau, Austria
2010
Ro Ro 1995 - 2010, Kunsthalle Bremerhaven, Germany
Freeze, Nils Stark Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
Power Games, Ludwig Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest, Hungary
Zur Nachhamung empfohlen!, Uferhallen, Berlin Wedding, Germany
Residual, Artistic interventions in Mexico City, Mexico
Dopplereffekt. Bilder in Kunst und Wissenschaft, Kunsthalle Kiel, Germany
Radical Nature: Art and Architecture for a Changing Planet, 1969-2009, Dick Institute, Ayrshire, UK
2009
RETHINK Kakotopia, Nikolaj Copenhagen Contemporary Art Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
GSK Contemporary: Earth, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK
Echtwald, Berlin, Germany
Life forms, Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
Cocker Spaniel and Other Tools for International Understanding, Kunsthalle Kiel und Ursula Blickle-Stiftung Unterwowisheim, Germany
Plot 09: This World & Nearer Ones, Creative Time, New York, NY, USA
Beyond These Walls, South London Gallery, London, UK
Radical Nature: Art and Architecture for a Changing Planet, 1969-2009, Barbican Art Gallery, London, UK
Pastiche, Sølyst, Jyderup, Denmark
WANÅS 2009, WANÅS Foundation, Knislinge, Sweden
Land, art in de Zeuwse Wilhelminapolder, kunststation Hongersdijk, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Green Platform, Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi, Florence, Italy
Deep Green, Den Frie Exhibition Building, Copenhagen, Denmark
Ecomedia, Sala Parpallo, Valencia, Spain
Moralische Fantasien - Aktuelle zeitgenossische Kunst in Zusammenhang mit der Klimaerklarung, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany
Short Circuits, Peter Blum Gallery, New York, NY, USA
2008
Condensation, Frieze Projects, London, UK
Flower Power, Rauma Biennale, Rauma Art Museum, Balticum, Finnland
Moralische Fantasien - Aktuelle zeitgenossische Kunst in Zusammenhang mit der Klimaerklarung, Kunstmuseum Thurgau, Kartause Ittingen, Germany
Supernatural, CCA Andratx, Mallorca, Spain
Leftovers, Mariano Pichler Collection, Berlin, Germany
Kunstmaschinen - Maschinenkunst, Museum Tinguely, Basel, Switzerland
Kerstin Braetsch, Tue Greenfort, Jordan Wolfson, Salon 94 Freemans, New York, NY, USA
Eine bessere Welt, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany
Greenwashing. Environment: Perils, Promises and Perplexities, curated by Ilaria Bonacossa and Latitudes (Max Andrews & Mariana Canepa Luna), Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy
Village People, Kunstverein Wolfsburg, Germany
2007
Erasing the Edge, Uovo/Miami, Lidia Building, Miami Design District, A project by Uovo Magazine, curated by Micaela Giovannotti, MIami, FL, USA
Ökomedien Ökologische Strategien in der Kunst heute, Edith-Ruß-Haus, Oldenburg, Germany
Internationale Lichttage Winterthur, Switzerland
Nachvollziehungsangebote, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna, Austria
Kunstmaschinen - Maschinenkunst, Kunsthalle Schirn, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
Ironie der Objekte, Museion, Bozen, Italy
Made in Germany, Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany
Credac, Galerie Fernand Leger, Paris, France
Modelle von morgen: Koln, European Kunsthalle (curated by Nicolaus Schafhausen, Vanessa Joan Muller and Julia Honer), Cologne, Germany
OEen Group Show, OEen Group, Copenhagen, Denmark
Still Life: Art, Ecology and the Politics of change, Sharjah Biennial 8, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Skulptur Projekte Munster, curated by Kasper Konig, Brigitte Franzen and Carina Plath, Munster, Germany
Nachvollziehungsangebote, curated by Sophie Goltz and Vera Tollmann, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna, Austria
2006
Momentum, Nordic Festival of contemporary art, curated by Annette Kierulf and Mark Sladen, Moss, Norway
CLUSTER, a project organized by Katie Holten, Participant Inc, New York, NY, USA
Jagdsalon, curated by Christine Heidemann, Kunstraum Kreuzberg, Berlin, Germany
Inaugural Exhibition, Johann Konig, Berlin, Germany
The Show Will Be Open When The Show Will Be Closed, STORE gallery, London, UK
& various locations, London, UK
Jan Freuchen, Tue Greenfort, ALP Peter Bergman Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
ISP residency, Oslo, Norway
Stefan Thater, Frederike Klever, Tue Greenfort, Anna Helwing Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
2005
Lichtkunst aus Kunstlicht, curated by Gregor Jansen, ZKM (Zentrum fur Kunst und Medientechnologie), Karlsruhe, Germany
Threshold, Max Wigram Gallery, London, UK
Post Notes, ICA, London & Midway Contemporary Art, curated by Adam Carr, Minneapolis, MN, USA
2004
L´attitude des autres, curated by Daniel Baumann, SMP, Marseilles, France
Tuesday is gone, curated by Daniel Baumann, Tblisi, Georgia
Black Friday. Exercises in Hermetics, Galerie Kamm, Berlin, Germany
Suburbia, Reggio Emilia, curated by Marinella Paderni and Marco Senaldi, Italy
Ce qui reste, Galerie du TNB, Rennes, France
Prisma, Galerie Martin Janda, Vienna, Austria
Revision-Stadt, Land, Kunst, curated by Carina Plath, Westfalischer Kunstverein, Munster, Germany
2003
Gallery Beaumontpublic + konigsbloc, Luxemburg, Luxemburg
Absolvenz, Abschlussausstellung der Stadelschule 2003, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
The state of the upper floor : Panorama / Total Motiviert, organized by Michael Beutler, Kunstverein München, Munich, Germany
one place after another, Luftraum, Frankfurt Airport, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
Bayrle, Greenfort, Zybach, Galerie Francesca Pia, Bern, Switzerland
The sky beneath your window, Zero, Piacenza, Italy
2002
Posthorngasse 6/21, Pernille K Williams/Tue Greenfort, Vienna, Austria
Artforum Berlin, Johann Konig, Berlin, Germany
Rundgang, Stadelschule, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
2001
Jahresgaben 01/02, Frankfurter Kunstverein, curated by Vanessa Joan Muller, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
Vasistas, organized by Ayse Erkmen, Teknik Üniversitesi, Istanbul, Turkey
Real Presence, Generation 2000, Museum "25. Maj", Belgrade, Serbia
Rundgang, Stadelschule, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
2000
Flocking, Gallerie North, Copenhagen, Denmark
TALKS AND WORKSHOPS
2010
AG Überlebenskunst, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
Natur als Projektion, Academy of Fine Arts, Munich,
Kunst und Klima, Member of the Jury, Academy of Fine Arts, Munich
Talk and Workshop, Hochschule fur Gestaltung und Kunst, Basel, Switzerland
Artist Talk at Kunsthochschule Weißensee, Berlin
Joseph Beuys. Parallelprozesse, Talk at K20, Dusseldorf, Germany
Vortrag, IFM Geomar, University of Kiel, Germany
Public Art and New Artistic Strategies, Talk at University Weimar, Germany
2009
Den Frie Climate Camp, Copenhagen, Denmark
Generali Group Symposium, Wiels - Center for Contemporary Art, Brussels
Bonnierskonsthall, Stockholm
Arnolfini, Bristol, UK
SKOR, Amsterdam
Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi, Florence, Italy
2008
Deutsche Bank Edition, Frieze Art Fair, London
Mur og Rum workshop, The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Denmark
Residency Kunst & Nutzen, Bremerhaven, Germany
Residency L'Association Martiniquaise pour l'Art Contemporain, Martinique
Residency Foundatione Morra Greco, Italy
Bookproject, Lukas & Sternberg, Berlin
2006
ISP residency and artist talk, OCA, Office for Contemporary Art, Oslo
2005
RSA Arts & Ecology programme, London - CoZSSA II Conference, research travel to Accra, Ghana
DIONYSOS HOF 1:1, Museum Ludwig, Cologne
2004
Revision-Stadt, Land, Kunst, Symposium, Westfalischen KV, Munster, Germany
Artist Talk, Vera, Copenhagen, Denmark
Podiumsdiskussion, Moderna Museets Venner, Stockholm
PUBLIC ART COMISSIONS
2010 – 2014
NEOBIOTA, KVB Nord-Sud Stadtbahn, U Station Breslauer Platz, Cologne
Floating Walkway Project, City Council, Bristol
Jaeren Project, Statens Vegvesen, Stavanger, Norway
ECHTWALD, St. Georgen, Schwarzwald, Germany
EMSCHERKUNST.2013, Ruhrgebiet, Germany