Visiting Artist in Residence:
February 1 – March 30, 2017
Danish artist Mette Juul works primarily in video and photography, focusing on photographic archives and images as narrative structures. Her work spans from prints to projected work, visualized in books and in installation pieces. Currently, she is focused on the American West and explorations of death. She has had solo exhibitions at Galleri Format in Sweden; Sazmanab CCA in Tehran, Iran; and the Odense Photo Trienniale. Group exhibitions include Die Zukunft, Hamburg, Germany; F-Stop International Photo Festival in Leipzig, Germany; and Pantheon at the Sorbonne, Paris, France. Mette studied at the Royal College of Art, London, School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), and the Glasgow School of Art.
Among her many residencies, lectures and teachings, other accomplishments include Artist talk Skt Hans arts Foundation; Talk and studio visits at Sam Fox School, Washington University, St. Louis; Artist in residency at Sazmanab Center for Contemporary Art, Tehran, Iran; Artist in residency at Monte residency, Buenos Aires, Argentina; as well as lecturer for a creative writing class at New York University. Additional projects include film and photograph work for “Rugby, North Dakota” and co-founder of Gallery Sydhavn Station, an artist-run space in Copenhagen, Denmark. Her published book work includes Extended Freedom (2013), 178 (2009), and A Diary – but not about me (2007). Juul’s accomplishments have garnered various accolades, including funding from the Danish Arts Council, the LF Foghts Fond, and The Alice Duncan Prize.
Mette Juul’s 2017 residency in Los Angeles at 18th Street Arts Center is generously funded by the Danish Arts Council and the LF Foghts Fond.