Pelle Brage & Co
Born: 1978
Education: 1999-2005: MFA, Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen

Co founder and member of the int. artist collective Parfyme, 2000-2013
Member of The Nørrekær Biennales organisation group, 2014-present

Public Commissions:

2020, Permanent works for the public Library in Haderslev, supported by The Danish Art Council
2018, Finished commission for Telemark Fylke. Skien Vidergående Skole.
2018, Selected for future commission in the city of Fjerritslev. Org by The Danish Art Council
2017, Sketch delivered for a closed competition org. by the Danish Art Council

Selected solo shows:

2021, Kunsthal 6100, Haderslev, Denmark. Curated by Marie Dufresne
2018, GRAND PRIX, Sørlandets Museum of Art, Kristiansand, Norway. Curated by Karl Olav Segrov Mortensen.
2017, AALBORG EKSPERIMENTET, Kunsten, Museum of Modern Art Aalborg, Denmark
2009, THE NEW TRIBE, Alting har en sjæl, Heerup Museum, Rødovre, Denmark
2007, THE TENT SHOW, Nikolaj – Contemporary Art Center, Copenhagen, Denmark. Curated by Elisabeth Delin Hansen and Parfyme

Selected projects:

2020, CLEOS FREMTID, Kristiansand Kunsthall, Norway
2019, GOLD, Astrid Noacks Atelier, Copenhagen, Denmark. Curated by Charlotte Præstegaard Schwartz
2017, LYKTEN, Harpefoss Hotell, Norway. Curated by Eivind Slettemeås
2017, WELCOME NORWEGIANS, Kristiansand, Norway. Part of KOM/ In collaboration with Refugee Service Kristiansand and Refugees Welcome to Agder. With presentation at Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand.
2016, FREMTIDENS LEKEPLASS, Kristiansand, Norway. Part of URO/ In collaboration with Kristiansand Municipality.
2016, ASKEATON CONTEMPORARY ARTS, Askeaton, Ireland. In collaboration with aiPotu
2015, HANDMADE, SALT, Istanbul, Turkey. Research project in collaboration with Oda Projesi
2010, FIXING HISTORY, CAT Cologne, Germany. Curated by Julia Schneider
2010, PORTRAIT OF LOLLAND/ ALGER I BALJER, Lolland, Denmark. Initiated by Municipality of Lolland
2009, BACKPACK FACTORY, Radar, Loughborough, England. Curated by Nick Slater
2008, VOLT, Bergen, Norway. Curated by Maria Nerland
2008, HYGUM KUNSTMUSEUM, Lemvig, Denmark. Curated by Lisbeth Hermansen
2008-present, PEOPLES MUSEUM. Collaboration with YNKB, + International Art Academy Palestine. Ramallah, Palestine. Part of Riwaq Biennale 2009 and Jerusalem Arabic Cultural City 09
2007, OPEN CITY HALL, City Hall, Copenhagen, Denmark. Curated by Solvej Helweg Ovesen, Judith Schwarzbart and Charlotte Bagger Brandt.
2007, DELUXE/FLUX FACTORY, Flux Factory, Queens, New York, USA. Curated by Parfyme Deluxe
2007, TOWER PROJECT, collaborative event with European Group, Festival of Extreme Building, Birmingham, England
2007, CINEMA, Dar al-Kalima College, Bethlehem, Palestine. In collaboration with YNKB
2006, SCULPTURAL CAMPAIGN TOUR ABOUT MALARIA, København, Vig, Maribo, Ærø, Odense, Allborg, Bovbjerg, Herning, Aarhus, Denmark
2006, RADIO, as Parfyme Deluxe, Paris, France. Organised by Dasein
2005, TUTKIA SUOMI, 3 weeks expedition around Finland.In collaboration with the artist group AiPotu (N)
2004, THE OFFICE OF THE FUTERE, Holmen, Copenhagen, Denmark. Collaboration with N55
2003, CONSTRUCTION TEAM, GUK+ Lejre (DK), Laptop, Selfoss (IS), Bremen (D)
2002, SMALL HUT FOR THE EU SUMMIT, Holmen, Copenhagen, Denmark
2001-2002, PARFYME, THE BIG TOUR AROUND DENMARK, Roskilde, Næstved, Nykøbing Falster, Ærø, Odense, Kolding, Aarhus, Silkeborg, Aalborg, Denmark
2001, KOM, Exhibition on Mozart Square, Copenhagen, Denmark
2000, MOBIL SCENE, 2 mopeds, 24 public places in Copenhagen, more than 80 participants,  Copenhagen, Denmark

Selected group shows:

2019, NØRREKÆR BIENNALE, Nørrekærenge, North Jutland, Denmark
2016, LANDSHAPE FESTIVAL, Blokhus, Denmark. In collaboration with Mogens Otto Nielsen and The Danish Centre for Environmental Assessment
2014, NØRREKÆR BIENNALEN, Nørrekærenge, North Jutland, Denmark
2013, UNTEN AM HAVN. Interpol+- , Hamburg, Germany. Curated by Frans Stuber
2012, CONFLUX, Barney Building Gallery, New York University, New York
2012, INVOLVER, Herning Museum of Contemporary Art, Herning, Denmark. Curated by Holger Reenberg
2012, VISIT TINGBJERG, Tingbjerg Kunsthallen, Copenhagen, Denmark. Curated by Kenneth Balfelt and Matthias Borello
2011, ART REACH. Nikolaj Kunsthal, Copenhagen, Denmark
2011, DOUBLE TAKE TRIPLE GIVE, Museums of Bat Yam, Bat Yam, Israel
2010, ARTS ASSEMBLY, Manifesta 8, Murcia, Spain. Initiated by Perpetual Mobile. A Reflexive Organ of the CPS Curatorial Project for Manifesta 8
2010, TUMULT, Vordingborg, Guldborgsund og Lolland, Denmark. Curated by Christian Skovbjerg Jensen
2010, SNAPSHOTS OF TOURISM, Gallery Augusta, Sveaborg, Finland. Curated by Maaretta Jaukkuri and Marita Muukkonen
2010, DAK’ART BIENNIALE DE L’ART AFRICAIN CONTEMPORAIN, Dakar, Senegal. Curated by Marita Muukkonen and Power Ekroth
2009, RETHINK – INFORMATION, Copenhagen, Denmark. Curated by Anne Sophie Witzke
2009, SEQUENCES REAL-TIME FESTIVAL, Reykjavik, Iceland. Curated by Kristin Dagmar
2009, WORKS AT WORK, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark. Curated by Charlotte Bagger Brandt
2009, CREATIVE CITIES,  Toronto Free Gallery, Toronto, Canada.Curated by Heather Haynes & Izida Zorde
2008, POWER TO THE PEOPLE, Pancevo Biennial, Serbia. Curated by Dragan Jelenkovic
2008, UTURN – Quadrennial for Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark
Curated by Solvej Helweg Ovesen, Judith Schwarzbart and Charlotte Bagger Brandt.
2008, CONSIDER THESE POLICIES, WIP:Sthlm, Stockholm, Sweden
2007, THE HAPPINESS OF OBJECTS, Sculpture Center, Queens, New York, USA. In collaboration with Ward Shelley
2007, IDEAS TO BETTER SURROUNDINGS, Museum of Art, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea. Curated by Shinyoung Chung
2007-2008,  MANUAL CC, Kronika Gallery, Bytom, Poland / Uqbar Project Space, Berlin, Germany / Centre for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland. Curated by Magda Dragowska
2007, THE GUY DEBORD SHOW, as Parfyme Deluxe, New General Catalogue, online from Brooklyn, New York, USA
2007, COME ONE COME ALL, as Parfyme Deluxe, 3rd Ward, Brooklyn, New York, USA. Curated by Summer Guthery and Sophie Landres
2006, STREET CANOES, Knock Knock Picnic, as Paryme Deluxe, Jack the Pelican, Brooklyn, New York, USA
2006, EXPORTABLE GOODS, Krinzinger Projekte (a division of Galerie Krinzinger), Vienna, Austria.Curated by Severin Dünser, Jesper N Jørgensen
2006, PLAYSPOTS, as Parfyme Deluxe, School of Architecture, Copenhagen, Denmark
2006, SEQUENCES – REAL TIME FESTIVAL, as Parfyme Deluxe, Reykjavik, Iceland
2006, SIT DOWN, ART ON MIMERSGADE, Public space/mimersgade, Copenhagen, Denmark. Curated by Christian Skovbjerg Jensen
2006, REALITY 10’55, Kunsthallen Brandts Klædefabrik, Odense, Denmark
Curated by Lene Burkard and Maia Damianovic
2006, MOUNTAINS IN DANISH ART, Herning Art Museum, Herning, Denmark . Curated by Erik Steffensen
2005, OSLO MOBILE KUNSTHAL, Oslo, Norway. Curated by Aipotu (N)
2005, BIENNIAL OF TOWN AND TOWNPLANNERS IN EUROPE, Holmen, Copenhagen, Denmark. Organised by Urban Task Force
2005, DOBBELTOP, Køge Skitsesamling, Køge, Denmark
2004, MONUMENT, Halmtorvet, Copenhagen, Denmark. Curated by Christian Skovbjerg, Tine Vindfeld, Kristine Agergaard
2004, BOYS & GIRLS, Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warszawa, Polen
Curated by Magda Kardasz
2002, LIVERPOOL BIENNALE, Independent section, Liverpool, England
2002, THE AUTUMN EXHIBITION, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark
2002, CONTEMPLATION ROOMS, Overgaden + Actions in the city, Copenhagen, Denmark
2001, THE AUTUMN EXHIBITION, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark

Seminars and Workshops:

2016, Meget Gernes – Boglancering og oplæg om Poul Gernes kunst. Louisiana Museum of Modern Art. Organised by Anders Kold
2014, Making The City, Organised by Roskilde Festival, Orange Innovation and Danish Architecture Centre. Dome of Visions, Søren Kierkegaards Plads, Copenhagen
2010, Open Engagement, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon
2009, The New Metro Line in Copenhagen, Denmark. Organised by The Metro Company
2008, Byliv & Havneliv [‘City life and Harbour life’] Organised by Copenhagen Municipality, technical department
2008, Doings or Not. Muhu Island, Estonia. Organised by Margit Säde and Laura Kuusk
2008, What We Know of Our Past – What We Demand of Our Future, Messhall, Chicago, USA. Organised by Radiant Optimism and YNKB
2007, Local Interaction, Charlotteager, Hedehusene, Danmark. Organised by Supertanker/Urban Task Force
2007, “Visioner for Købmagergade, Kultorvet og Hauser Plads”, Copenhagen, Denmark. Organised by Copenhagen Municipality, technical department
2006, Tea Party, Hjallerup, Denmark. Organised by Mogens Otto Nielsen,
2006, Kvarterpark NV, Copenhagen. Organised by Birknielsen, Landscape architects


2015-present, University of Agder (UIA),  Kristiansand, Norway
2016, Aalborg University, Department of planning
2009, Holbæk kunsthøjskole
2008, BGK Holstebro
2008, BGK Esbjerg
2007, BGK Symposium Engelsholm
2007, Vera, School of Art and Design Copenhagen
2006, Copenhagen University, Department of Art History
2006, Funen Art Academy
2006, Copenhagen Art Academy
2006, Holbæk kunsthøjskole
2004, Copenhagen University, Department of Landscape Architecture
2002, Aalborg University, Department of Industrial Design
2002-2006, Ærø Art School

Awards and Residencies:

2016, URO/KORO (public art norway), project funding
2016, KOM/KORO (public art norway), project funding
2015, SALT, Artist-in-Residence, Istanbul, Turkey.
2010, HIAP, Artist-in-Residence, Suomenlinna, Helsinki
2010, CAT, Cologne Artist-in-Residence, Cologne, Germany
2009, Berlin, Artist-in-Residence, Danish Art Council,
2009, Radar, Artist-in-Residence, Loughborough, England.
2008, Working grant, Danish Art Council
2008, Honorary grant, Aage og Yelva Nimbs Fond
2007, National Workshops for Arts and Crafts, Copenhagen, Denmark
2006, Grant, Klara Karolines Fond. Founded by Aase and Poul Gernes
2006, DaNY Arts Cultural Exchange Grant


2012, “Peoples Museum”, Rimal Publications, Nicosia, Cyprus
2010, “Gedser: Time to move your butt!”, Tumult: Vordingborg, Guldborgsund and Lolland, Denmark
2009, “Power to the people”. Project documentation. 13th Art Biennial – Pure Expression, Pancevo, Serbia. Published in “Temporary Urban Structures”
2006, “Et psst fra Parfyme”, text, published for the exhibition “Reality 10,55” at Brandts Klædefabrik, Odense, Denmark.
2002, “Parfyme”, Booklet about our tour around Denmark. Own distribution.
2001, “Mobil Scene”,  Booklet. Own distribution.