Henrik Olesen


Henrik Olesen (1967), lives in Berlin. In his work Olesen addresses questions about identity, language, the body and their construction to describe relations of power and social norms. His recent solo exhibitions include shows at Reina Sofia, Madrid (2019), Wattis Institute (2017), Museum Ludwig/Wolfgang-Hahn-Price, Cologne (2012), MoMA – Projects 94, New York (2011). Recent group exhibitions include: Bienal de Sao Paulo (2018, 2017), Slip of the Tongue, Punta della Dogana in Venice (2015), Venice Biennale (2013), New Museum, New York (2012), Generali Foundation, Vienna (2012) and Pinakothek der Moderne in Munich (2012).