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Born
1966 in Frederiksberg, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Lives and works in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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EDUCATION

1985-92
The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Visual Arts, Copenhagen, Denmark.


SOLO SHOWS (selected)

2013
Couplings and Doublings, Specta, Copenhagen, Denmark.

2012

Peter Holst Henckel / Specta, VOLTA NY art fair, New York, USA.
Peter Holst Henckel, ApArt, Copenhagen, Denmark.

2011
Peter Holst Henckel / Specta, VOLTA7 art fair, Basel, SchwItzerland.

2010
It’s About Time, Galleri Specta, Copenhagen, Denmark.
It’s About Time, Vanløse Kulturhus, Copenhagen, Denmark.

2009
Why Do Leaves Change Colour in the Fall?, Brandts Kunsthal, Odense, Denmark.
Why Do Leaves Change Colour in the Fall?, Kunsthal Brænderigården, Viborg, Denmak.
Flora Danica III, Galerie MøllerWitt, Aarhus, Denmark.

2008
Human Nature, Specta, Copenhagen, Denmark.

2006
OBS!, Specta, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Explaining the World to a Child, Galleri Slugen, Esbjerg, Denmark.

2005
Explaining the World to a Child, Galerie MøllerWitt, Aarhus, Denmark.

2004
The Back of the World, Specta, Copenhagen, Denmark.

2003
World of Butterflies, DCI, Edinburgh, UK.
The Greenhouse Effect, Horsens Kunstmuseum, Horsens, Denmark.

2002
World of Butterflies, Specta, Copenhagen, Denmark.

2000
Under (re)construction, Specta, Copenhagen, Denmark.

1999
Cabin Fever, Galerie MøllerWitt, Aarhus, Denmark.

1997
Phantoms of LIberty, Specta, Copenhagen, Denmark.

1995
Inside out, Franz Pedersens Kunsthandel, Horsens, Denmark.
Between the Lines, Specta, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Read my Lips, Franz Pedersens Kunsthandel, Horsens, Denmark.

1993

Xenopa, Politikens Forhal, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Untitled (worldwide), Specta, Copenhagen, Denmark.

1992
Dr. Merkwürdigliebe, sec.1, sec.2, sec.3, Baghuset Galleri, Copenhagen, Denmark.

1987

Hele Halve, Baghuset Galleri, Copenhagen, Denmark.


GROUP SHOWS (selected)

2014

In Search of Lost Time, Specta, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Chart ArtFair, Kunsthall Charlottenborg, Specta, Copenhagen, Denmark.

100XForår, Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Serial Works, Specta, Copenhagen, Denmark.

2013

Directors Choice 7-9-13, Aros, Aarhus.

90ernes kunstnere, Horsens Kunstmuseum.

Den Fries Forårsudstilling, Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Enter before you leave, Specta, Copenhagen, Denmark.

P.P.P., Specta, Copenhagen, Denmark. 2012 Fox with Issues, Specta, Copenhagen, Denmark.

2011

Vokseværk, Esbjerg Kunstmuseum, Esbjerg, Denmark.

Vokseværk, KUNSTEN (Nordjyllands Kunstmuseum), Ålborg, Denmark.

Objektiver, Skulpturi, Copenhagen, Denmark.

2010

Art Copenhagen, Specta, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Jagten på noget andet, Johannes Larsen Museet, Kerteminde, Denmark.

2009

En Helt Normal Udstilling, Overgaden - Institut for Samtidskunst, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Winter 09, Specta, Copenhagen, Denmark.

It’s Raining Men, Galleri Christina Wilson, Copenhagen, Denmark.

The Party, Beaver Project, Copenhagen, Denmark.

KURS: Torvet, Museet for Samtidskunst, Roskilde, Denmark.

Aktion Auktion, Kødbyen, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Cph Artfair, Specta, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Den Sidste Nadver, Bredgade Kunsthandel, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Angli - Heart, Herning Kunstmuseum, Herning, Denmark.

Den Fries Forårsudstilling, Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Arkens Samling, Arkens Museum for Moderne Kunst, Ishøj, Denmark.

Fri Porto, Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Verbale Pupiller, Århus Kunstbygning, Aarhus, Denmark.

Alt dette og meget meget mere, Horsens Kunstmuseum, Horsens, Denmark.

Aids-kalenderen 2009.

2008

Det Ny Arkens Samling, Arken Museum for Moderne Kunst, Ishøj, Denmark.

The Real Thing, Malmö Konstmuseum, Malmø. Sweden.

Jamen Man Skyder Da Fugle!?, (with Svend-Allan Sørensen), Specta, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Cph Artfair, (Galleri Specta), Copenhagen, Denmark.

The Map is not the Territory, Esbjerg Kunstmuseum, Esbjerg, Denmark.

Samlingspunkt, Vestsjællands Kunstmuseum, Sorø, Denmark.

Nomad Academy Goes Public, Sharjah Art Museum, De Forenede Arabiske Emirater.

2007

Spor, Esbjerg Kunstmuseum, Denmark.

Show Off, Galerie Møller Witt, Aarhus, Denmark.

Fotografi, Specta, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Pengenes Kunst, KØS, Køge, Denmark.

Set fra Sommerfuglevingen, Kunsthallen Brænderigården, Viborg, Denmark.

2006

Esplanaden, Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Short Cuts, Det Nationale Fotomuseum, Copenhagen, Denmark.

The World Without Evil?, Edition for forlaget * (asterisk), Aarhus, Denmark.

Cph ArtFair, (Galleri Specta), Copenhagen, Denmark.

Animal World, Borås Konstmuseum, Sweden.

Malm2, Malmö Konsthall, Sweden.

Horsens Ny Kunstmuseum, Horsens Kunstmuseum, Horsens, Denmark.

Skønhedspletter II, Kunsthallen Brandts Klædefabrik, Odense, Denmark.

Fra Støv til Guld, (exhibition architect), Montanasalen, Det Kgl. Bibliotek, Copenhagen, Denmark.

2005

City Syd - flugtveje til byen, in collab. w. Transform Architects, Box 2.0, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Mertz+, (kurator), Galleri Kirke Sonnerup, Kirke Sonnerup, Denmark.

Andersen Associated, Specta, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Cph ArtFair, (Galleri Specta), Copenhagen, Denmark.

Labyrint, Charlottenborg Udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Sign System, projekt til tidskriftet Hvedekorn.

Self Discipline, Overgaden - Institut for Samtidskunst, Copenhagen, Denmark.

2004

Med Kærlig Hilsen, Charlottenborg Udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Groupshow, Galleri Specta, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Groupshow, Galleri MøllerWitt, Aarhus, Denmark.

2003

Fra objektiv til objekt, Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Samlinger, Galleri Image, Aarhus, Denmark.

Påskeudstilling, Skive Kunstmuseum, Skive, Denmark.

Som modlys og andre overvindelige forhindringer, Bornholms Kunsthal, Nexø.

2002

Neble show, Specta, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Neble show, Randers Kunstmuseum, Denmark.

Vollsmose+, sign system in Vollsmose, with Transform Architects.

World of Butterflies 1992-2002, Galleri Specta, Copenhagen, Denmark.

TransVisit, Masnedøfortet. Vordingborg, Denmark.

Torino ArtFair, (Galleri Specta), Italy.

Science + fiction, Sprengel Museum; Hannover, Germany.

2001

T-H-I-N-K, i-n-k, Copenhagen, Denmark. Groupshow, Specta, Copenhagen, Denmark.

GunNation, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden.

Groupshow, Malmö konstmuseum, Sweden.

Torino ArtFair, (Specta), Italy. 2000

Shoot, Malmö Kunsthall, Malmø, Sweden.

Models of Resistance, (Globe), Overgaden, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Amateurs, (Globe), Göteborg Konstmuseum, Göteborg, Sweden.

Samlingen, Arken - Museum for Moderne Kunst, Ishøj, Denmark.

BokkelmannModellen, Charlottenborgs Efterårsudstilling, Copenhagen, Denmark.

1999

Stedet II, Køge Skitsesamling, Køge, Denmark Nuit Blanche, Nordic Video Tour.

Project for the art magazine Plum Velvet.

Frankfurt ArtFair, (Galleri Specta), Frankfurt, Germany.

Oh no, not me, I never lost control, Specta, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Alle tiders børn, Århus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark.

Berlin Artfair, (Specta), Berlin, Germany.

Farvefænomener, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark.

1998

AIDS-kalenderen 1998.

Stalke 10 år, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Stedet II, Danish Art Foundation.

Visions du nord, (Videosection), Musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France.

Nr. 45 Art Magazine Månedsskrift for kunst og kunstrelateret materiale.

1997

Stockholm ArtFair, (Galleri Specta), Sweden.

Copenhagen Art Fair, (Galleri Specta), Copenhagen, Denmark.

Northern Encounters, Lonsdale Gallery, Toronto, Canada.

Akademirådets Guldmedaljekonkurrence, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Groupshow, Specta, Copenhagen, Denmark.

1996

ArtGenda, europæisk Biennale, Kunsthallen Nikolaj, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Status, Stalke Galleri, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Mission: Impossible, Bricks&Kicks, Wien, Austria.

Project for the litterary magazine Hvedekorn, Borgens Forlag.

Groupshow, Bank, London, England.

Interzones, Kunstforeningen Gl. Strand, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Samlingen, Århus Kunstmuseum. Aarhus, Denmark.

Special Guests, Herning Kunstmuseum, Herning, Denmark.

Videos, m. Bricks&Kicks, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Escape Attempts, Globe, Compartments, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Copenhagen Art Fair, (Galleri Specta), Copenhagen, Denmark.

Project for the french magazine Permanent Food.

Samlingen, Franz Pedersen Kunsthandel, Kolding, Denmark.

are you talking to me!?, Specta, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Interzones, Uppsala Konstmuseum, Sweden.

Dansk skulptur 125 år, Horsens kunstmuseum, Horsens, Denmark.

1995

Projekt for det spanish/american Art Magazine Atlantica.

Flowerpower, Aabenraa, Denmark. Welfare, Galerie du Temple, Paris, France.

Globus, Kulturby 96 i forbindelse m. det sociale topmøde i København.

25 års kunst i Politiken, Rundetårn, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Status, Stalke Galleri, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Copenhagen Art Fair, (Galleri Specta og Franz Pedersen Kunsthandel).

Tegninger, Specta, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Kunst på arbejdspladsen, Kunsthallen Nikolaj, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Art against aids, Galleri Mikael Andersen/Galleri Nikolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark.

1994

Samlingen, Franz Pedersen Kunsthandel, Horsens, Denmark.

Decembristerne, (guest), Den Frie, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Glass Box, Globe, Malmö Museum, KM2, Malmø, Sweden.

Transhistorie, Kunstforeningen Gl. Strand, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Et blik på 90erne, Stalke out of Space, Holbæk, Denmark.

Samlingen, Galeria Tomas March, Valencia, Spain.

Henckel - Neuchs - Røssell, Galleri Specta, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Henckel - Koester - Neuchs - Røssell, Galleri Rostrum, Malmø, Sweden.

Kunst-kunst-kunst, Kunstforeningen Gl. Strand, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Miniatures, The Agency, London, England.

10 år, Horsens Kunstmuseum, Horsens, Denmark.

1993

News Room København, Globe, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Tegninger, Specta, Aarhus, Denmark.

90er kunst, Stalke Out of Space, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Germinations 7, Kunstforeningen Gl. Strand, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Black Box, Globe, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Grafic Art, Kastrupgaardsamlingen, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Opening Exhibitiong, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Exclusion, Consul, Aarhus, Denmark.

1992

Baghuset, Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark.

Groupshow, Galleri Specta, Aarhus, Denmark.

Germinations 7, Centre National d’Art Contemporain, Grenoble, France.

Project no. 7, Stalke Out of Space, Copenhagen, Denmark.

FLAG, Hollerups Kunsthandel, Copenhagen, Denmark.

1991

Gallery Artists, Baghuset Galleri, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Stalke Out of Space, Stockholm ArtFair, Sweden.

Gadetegn, Billboard-project, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Something Insincere, Baghuset Galleri, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Happy Hour, Specta, Aarhus, Denmark.

1990

Benefit Show, Baghuset Galleri, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Luxury Culture, Sophienholm, Lyngby, Denmark.

Valeur-Usage-Identité, Clermont-Ferrand, France.

Edition Benveniste, Horsens Kunstmuseum Lunden, Horsens, Denmark.

Tilbageblik, Stalke Galleri, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Samlingen, Fredericia Kunst- og Litteraturforening, Fredericia, Denmark.

1989

Stalke Galleri, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Baghuset Galleri, Copenhagen, Denmark.

1988

Baghuset Galleri, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Pictura, Lund, Sweden.


COMMISSIONS (selected)

2015

Sydhavnsskolen, Copenhagen, Denmark.

2014

Tornbjerg Gymnasium, Odense; Denmark.

Randers Hospital, Denmark.

Anstalten ved Herstedvester, Denmark.

2013

Novo Nordisk, Gladsaxe, Denmark.

2012

Psykiatrisk Center Ballerup, Denmark.

Carlsberg Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark.

IKK KUA, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

2011

Hereford Beefstouw, Herning, Denmark.

2010

Rambøll HO, Copenhagen, Denmark.

2009

Skattecenter Haderslev, Denmark.

2008

Lisbjerg Skole, Aarhus, Denmark.

Skuespilhuset - HenckelLounge, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Amtsgården i Århus, Aarhus, Denmark.

2007

Skovlyset, Herning, Denmark.

Roskilde Politigård, Denmark.

2006

NNE, Gladsaxe, Denmark.

Svendborg Gymnasium, Denmark. In co-laboration with poet Ursula Andkjær Olsen.

Lundskolen, Horsens, Denmark.

Jobcenter Vejle, Denmark.

2005

Hadsund Skole, Denmark. In co-laboration with poet Ursula Andkjær Olsen.

Kartoffelrækkerne i Trekroner, Denmark.

Pladsen foran Tåstrup Ret, Denmark.

2002

Forsvarsakademiet, Copenhagen, Denmark.


PUBLIC COLLECTIONS / SOLD TO (selected)

The Danish National Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

ARKEN, Museum of Modern Art, Ishøj, Denmark

Horsens Art Museum, Denmark

ARoS, Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Denmark

HEART Herning Museum of Contemporary Art, Denmark

Sorø Art Museum, Denmark

Brandts, Odense, Denmark

The National Photography Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark

Malmö Art Museum

The Kastrupgård Collection, Kastrup, Denmark

Randers Art Museum, Denmark

The Royal Collection of Graphic Art, The Danish National Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

Vejle Art Museum, Denmark

Danish Arts Foundation

The New Carlsberg Foundation

TV2

NOVO Nordic

Nykredit

Copenhagen University


GRANTS & AWARDS (selected)

2006

Eckersberg Medaillen

2005

Leo Estvads Legat

2004

Henry Heerups Legat

Niels Larsen Stevns Legat

2002

Danish Arts Foundation grant

1998

Danish Arts Foundation 3 years grant

1996

Kunstnerfonden 1973

1996

Danish Art Foundation grant

1995

Knud Højgaards travel grant

1994

C.L. Davids travel grant

1992

Marie Månssons Legat

1990

Simon Spies Foundation Artist Grant


OTHER

2014-20

Member - Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts

2014-17

Board of directors - KØS - Museum of art in public spaces, Denmark

2014-17

Board of directors - Copenhagen Visual Arts Foundation, Denmark

2013-14

Board of directors - The Free Exhibition, Den Frie - Centre of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen

2010-

Art consultant - Danish Property Agency (Bygst)

2009-11

Board of directors - Umeå School of Architecture, Sweden

2009-

Member - The Free Exhibition, Den Frie - Centre of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen

2005-08

Board of directors (chairman 2007-08) - Charlottenborg Foundation, Copenhagen, Denmark

2001-04

Board of directors (chairman 2003-04) - Overgaden - Institute of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen

1999-03

Board of directors - BKFO - Bkf copyright Foundation, Copenhagen

1992

Co-founder - GLOBE, Copenhagen

1988

Co-founder and editor - Åndsindustri art magazine, Copenhagen

1987

Co-founder - Baghuset Galleri, Copenhagen