Augusta Atla

2017

ARTWORK FEATURED IN PUBLICATIONS

2014

ART ATHINA, catalogue, GR

Re.Act.Feminism, catalogue, DE

 

2013

New Shelter Plan, catalogue, DK

 

2012

Viva Arte. Horsens Kunstmuseum Forlag, DK

 

2011

Athens Video Art Festival, catalogue, GR

 

2010

Katalog 10. Brandts, DK

VOLTA ART FAIR, catalogue, CH

 

2009

Til Vægs, Charlottenborg Kunsthal, DK

 

2008

New Danish Art 08. Kopenhagen Publishing, DK

 

2007

Horsens Kunstmuseum. HK FORLAG, DK

New Danish Art 07. Kopenhagen Publishing, DK

 

2006

Art in Norway, MAGAZINE, NO

AUGUSTA ATLA FEATURED IN MEDIA

Billedkunstneren (DK)

Typologos.com (GR)

JULIET (IT)

ATHINORAMA (GR)

LIFO (GR)

MAGASINET IN (DK)

Kristelig Dagblad (DK)

Dagbladet Information (DK)

Jyllandsposten (DK)

ELLE (DK)

Alt for Damerne (DK)

MAGASINET KUNST (DK)

Kunsten.nu (DK)

Kopenhagen.dk (DK)

themachine.gr (GR)

Magasinet RUM (dk)

Kunstavisen (dk)

3pointmagazine.gr (GR)

PUBLIC ARTIST-TALKS

Viborg Kunsthal, Denmark

Via Farini in Residence, Milano, Italy

The Danish Royal Academy, CPH, Denmark

Manitoba University, Architectural dep., Canada

Tou Scene Art Institution, Stavanger, Norway

Projektskolen Art School, Oslo, Norway

Princeton University, Architectural dep., USA

Venice Art Academy, Venezia, Italy

Krabbesholm Kunstskole, Denmark

TPTP SPACE, Paris, France

FAN OUT EVENT, CPH, Denmark

Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France

Banja Rathnov Gallery, CPH, Denmark

Kunsthøjskolen på Ærø, Denmark

Since January 2017 I live in Copenhagen, Denmark, in order to concentrate on making rather than art research (between 2007-2016 I travelled due to art history and theory research).

I work in all media, but my main interest is the 2d pictorial image and my work is in dialogue with the art history of painting. I naturally draw and create - I love drawing since it is a free space where one can animate/play or invent, plus drawing/painting can describe emotional inner life whilst I use the body as an intelligence in its own rights.

Since 2010 I have aimed to make artworks where Femininity is the main interest; Femininity not only as a formal symbol or as a way to discuss gender, but indeed more as an approach or method of working, - a way to explore intuition, trust in inspiration, dreams, joie de vivre, purity of the heart, awareness of the senses and to have a relationship to the artwork through our sensations (pictorial and colours) and not through conception. In this Post-modern world I long for an art which embraces the sensations of the body for both the artist herself and for the viewer engaged.

The reason why I continue to make art is 1) it is natural to me and automatic, 2) that making art makes me stay connected to my heart, joie de vivre and love for life, the world and humanity, 3) art for me functions like a tool for a spiritual practice or discipline where I use the artwork as window to see the world through my heart, meaning not from the restless ego.

 

 

SELECTED SHOWS @

Horsens Kunstmuseum (DK), Randers Kunstmuseum (DK), Kunsthal Charlottenborg (DK), REMAP4 Contemporary Art Festival (GR), Tou Scene (NO), Michael Cacoyannis Foundation (GR), Institut du Monde Arabe (FR), Akademie der Künste (DE), Fundació Antoni Tàpies (ES), Tallinna Kunstihoone (EE), Brandts Museum of Photography (DK), Museet for Samtidskunst (DK), Souterrain Amsterdam (NL), New Shelter Plan (DK), PAO festival in Oslo (NO), Viborg Kunsthal (DK), Charlotte Fogh Gallery (DK), Gallery Christoffer Egelund (DK), Change and Partner Gallery (IT), AD Gallery (GR), CAN Gallery (GR), LMN Gallery (NO), Gallery Specta (DK), Avlskarl Gallery (DK), Banja Rathnov Gallery (DK)

 

 

BOUGHT BY NATIONAL/ PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Horsens Kunstmuseum (DK), The Danish Art Council (DK), Randers Kunstmuseum (DK) and Daskalopoulos Collection (GR), THE DANISH PARLIAMENT (DK)

 

 

EDUCATION

MA ART HISTORY & THEORY (2006 - 2007) - Architectural Association, London, UK

BA FINE ART (2003 - 2006) - Goldsmiths, University of London, UK

BA ARCHITECTURE (1999 - 2002) - The Royal Academy, School of Architecture, CPH, Denmark

INTERNSHIP, Matthew Barney Studio, NYC, US in the summer 2005

 

 

ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCY

2017

Ole Haslunds Kunstnerfond, Denmark

 

2014

The Danish Institute at Athens, Athens, Greece

Sterna Residences, Nysiros Greece

Ascea Residency, Ascea, Italy

Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France

 

2013

Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France

The Danish Institute at Athens, Athens, Greece

The National Workshop for Art, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

2012

VIR Via-Farini-in-residence, Milan Italy

Ionion Center for the Arts and Culture, Greece

The National Workshop for Art, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

2011

The Danish Institute in Rome, Rome, Italy

The Danish Institute at Athens, Athens, Greece

Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France / Awarded by The Danish Art Council

 

2010

San Cataldo Residency, Scala, Italy

 

2008

Montana Residency, Denmark

The National Workshop for Art, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

2006

The National Workshop for Art, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

 

SOLO SHOW

2016

VER SACRUM. Viborg Kunsthal, Viborg, Denmark

 

2015

HELIOS. Banja Rathnov Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

2014

I AM COLOR. Sterna Residences, Nysiros Greece

 

2013

YGGDRASIL, REMAP4, Contemporary Art Festival, Athens, Greece

 

2012

VIVA ARTE - AUGUSTA ATLA, Horsens Kunstmuseum, Horsens, Denmark

 

2011

A Pictorial Theatre, Torpedo 18, www.torpedo18.dk, Denmark

Objet de Femmes, The Danish Institute at Athens, Athens, Greece

 

2010

A Gesamtkunstwerk by a Female Expressionist, Montana Event, Copenhagen, Denmark

My Female Theatre, Tptp Space, Paris, France

A Female Artist, booth Gallery Specta, Copenhagen, DK - Volta6 Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland

 

2009

Self-Portraits, Gallery Specta, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

2008

Augusta Atla, Gallery Specta, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

2007

Atla Manifesto Event, Rebar, Brooklyn, N.Y., USA

Atla, Horsens Kunstmuseum, Horsens, Denmark (Award Exhibition)

 

2006

Atla, Tou Scene, Stavanger, Norway

 

 

GROUP SHOW

2017

50 års Jubilæum udstilling, Hørsholm Kunstforening, DK

 

2016

Drawing Biennale, Oslo, No

I am so horny. Snetha, Group show, Athens, GR

 

2015

Kvindernes ABC. Group show. Randers Kunstmuseum, Denmark

KENOPHOBIA. Group show. CAN GALLERY, Athens, GR

The Misfits. Group show. CAN GALLERY, Athens, GR

ART ATHINA ART FAIR, Athens, GR

KVINDER, group show, Horsens Kunstmuseum, DK

 

2014

Opening event of MAISON MACA. Group show. Athens, GR

Memory of Color. Group show curated by Augusta Atla. Vingt Paris event, Paris, FR

GamingGaming. Group show. New Shelter Plan, Copenhagen, DK

 

2013

Wintershow 2013. Group show. Charlotte Fogh Gallery, Aarhus, Denmark

Den Hvide Udstilling. Group show, Horsens Kunstmuseum, DK

Re.act.feminism#2. Group show, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany

Venneforeningens 20 års jubilæumsudstilling. Group show, Horsens Kunstmuseum, DK

 

2012

Girls Just Want to Have Fun. Group show. Gallery Christoffer Egelund, CPH, DK

Re.act.feminism#2. Group show, Fundació Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona, Spain

Re.act.feminism#2. Group show, Tallinna Kunstihoone, Estonia

Re.act.feminism#2. Group show, Museet for Samtidskunst, Roskilde, Denmark

ALT_CPH, Group show, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

2011

Placement – Replacement – Misplacement. AD gallery, Athens, GR

Athens Video Art Festival, Group show, Athens, Greece

 

2010

Wintershow, Group show, Gallery Specta, Copenhagen, Denmark

This Way 10, Group show, Brandts Museum of Photography, Odense, Denmark

 

2009

Wintershow, Group show, Gallery Specta, Copenhagen, Denmark

A Body, Souterrain Amsterdam - Center for Contemporary Art, Amsterdam, NL

Til Vægs, Charlottenborg Kunsthal, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

2008

Incizione, Group show, Stamperia del Tevere, Rome, IT

Wintershow, Group show, Gallery Specta, Copenhagen, Denmark

Dialogue As Antidote, Change and Partner Gallery, Rome, Italy

 

2007

Wintershow, Gallery Specta, Copenhagen, Denmark

Night of A 1000 Drawings, Artists Space, New York, USA

Photo, Gallery Specta, Copenhagen, Denmark

Against The Modern World, LMN Gallery, Oslo, Norway

 

2006

Snow White, Castles Gallery, London, UK

Explorers From Overseas, Gallery Specta, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

2005

Wowow, Exhibition with the performance group ‘Wowow’, Camberwell, London, UK

 

2004

Dividing Lines, Numbers Gallery, London, UK

Group Show, House Gallery, London, UK

 

 

LIVE PERFORMANCE

2015

Les oiseaux souterrains, PAO Festival, Oslo, NO

 

2014

Mnemosyne. Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris, France

 

2013

Tree of Life, REMAP4, Contemporary Art Festival, Athens, Greece

Sensations, Emotional Realism # 02, Michael Cacoyannis Foundation, Athens, Greece

Sensations, Emotional Realism # 01, Michael Cacoyannis Foundation, Athens, Greece

 

2012

Sexualities, Melanithros Gallery, Athens, Greece

 

2011

A Pictorial Theatre, Torpedo 18, www.torpedo18.dk, Denmark

Objet de Femmes, The Danish Institute at Athens, Athens, Greece

Objet de femmes, Dora Stratou Collection, Athens, Greece

 

2010

A Gesamtkunstwerk by A Female Expressionist, solo event, performance, Copenhagen, DK

A Female Artist, solo show, performance, VOLTA6 ART FAIR, Basel

The Female Figure, solo show, performance, TPTP Space, Paris, FR

 

2009

Composition and Body, group show, Charlottenborg Kunsthal, Copenhagen, DK

 

2008

Composition and Body, solo show, performance, Gallery Specta, Copenhagen, DK

Poetic Lecture, Performance, Accademia di Belle Arti, Venice, IT

 

2007

Everyday Poetics IV, solo event, performance, Reebar, N.Y, USA

A Prayer, group show, performance, LMN Gallery, Oslo, Norway

Performing Sculpture, solo show, performance, Horsens Kunstmuseum, Horsens, DK

 

2006

Poetic Lecture, Performance, Uni. of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

Everyday Poetics III, group show, performance, Gallery Specta, Copenhagen, DK

A Prayer, solo show, performance, Tou Scene, Stavanger, Norway

A Prayer, group show, performance, Castles Gallery, London, UK

Everyday Poetics II, solo event, urban Performance, London, UK

WOWOW, group show, urban performance, London, UK

Atla, Tou Scene, Stavanger, Norway

 

2005

Everyday Poetics I, solo event, urban performance, London, UK

 

2004

Urban Object, group show, urban performance, Numbers Gallery, London, UK

 

 

TRAVEL AS RESEARCH

2017

Madrid, Spain. 1 week ART RESEARCH: Baroque, Velazquez, Ingres

Delos, Greece. 1 week ART RESEARCH: Ancient greek sculpture

 

2014-16

Athens, Greece. 2 years ART RESEARCH: Greek Ancient sculpture & mythologies rriving in Athens, incl. trips to Delphi, Elefsina, Epidarus, Naplio)

 

2015

Torino, Italy. 1 month ART. RESEARCH: Arte Povera

 

2014

Nisyros, Greece. 1 month ART RESEARCH: Colour & Greek folk art

Ascea & Napoli, Italy. 1 month ART RESEARCH: Colour and Baroque Architecture

Paris, France. 1 year ART RESEARCH: Colour & textiles traditions

 

2013

Athens, Greece. 2 months ART RESEARCH: Ancient Greek Mythology and Tragedy

 

2012

Milan, Italy. 3 months ART RESEARCH: Leonardo Da Vinci, The Last Supper, italian folk art / textiles

Athens, Greece. 1 month ART RESEARCH: Greek folk art

Venice, Italy. 1 month ART RESEARCH: Byzantine art

 

2011

Rome, Italy. 3 month ART RESEARCH: Baroque art

Paris, France. 4 months ART RESEARCH: Collection of Louvre, Feminism, Picasso

Athens, Greece. 3 months ART RESEARCH: Ancient Greek Sculpture, Feminism

 

2010

Pompeii, Italy. 1 month ART RESEARCH: Pompeii archaeological site

Paris, France. 2 weeks ART RESEARCH: Impressionism, Symbolism

South of France. 2 week ART RESEARCH: Impressionism, Post-Impressionism, Symbolism, Matisse, Chagall, Cezanne

 

2007-2008

Venice & Rome, Italy. 1 year ART RESEARCH: Byzantine, Gothic, Early Renaissance, Renaissance, Mannerism, Baroque, Rococo, Neo-Classicism (living in Venice and Rome, inc. trips to Padova, Cremona, Parma, Pisa, Verona, Bologna, Florence, Lucca, Arezzo, Viterbo)

 

 

EXHIBITION AND/OR EVENT CURATED BY AUGUSTA ATLA

2015

Les Soirees, MAISON MACA, Athens, GR

MAISON MACA @ ART ATHINA ART FAIR, Athens, GR

ADAM CHRISTENSEN event, MAISON MACA, Athens, GR

 

2014

Opening event of MAISON MACA, Athens, GR

Memory of Color. Group show. Vingt Paris event, Paris, FR

 

 

SUPPORTING BENEFIT PROJECTS / DONATED ARTWORK TO AUCTIONS

2013

Artwork donated to Atelier September, DK, profit going to homeless people in DK

Artwork donated to Dignity, profit to org helping people suffering from experienced torture

Artwork part of Paddle8 auction for next Remap4, Athens, GR

 

 

COLLABORATION

Nikos Branidis GR poet/ Visual artist

Sara Hamidi IR Singer

Dimitra Kontou GR Singer/Actress

Orestis Kalampalikis GR Musician

Polyxeni Aklidi, GR Actress

Ida-Elisabeth Larsen, DK Dancer

Namiko Gahier, JP/FR Dancer and choreographer

Aliki Avdelopoulou, GR Actress and singer

Anders Bonnesen, DK Visual artist

Christian Lemmerz, DE Visual artist

 

 

PERFORMANCE PARTICIPANTS

Sara Hamidi (IR)

Dimitra Kontou (GR)

Orestis Kalampalikis (GR)

Nikolaos Branidis (GR)

Polyxeni Aklidi (GR)

Eva Xenia Gavrieli (GR)

Aliki Avdelopoulou (GR)

MARY MAY LOVE (DK)

Pernille Louise Sejlund (DK)

Stella Boroutzi (GR)

Chrysoula Bousiouta (GR)

Marina Provatidou (GR)

Christina Klissiouni (GR)

Sophia Pyriohou (GR)

 

 

VIDEOWORK PARTICIPANTS

Nikolaos Branidis (GR)

Ida-Elisabeth Larsen (DK)

Aliki Avdelopoulou (GR)

Namiko Gahier (FR/JP)

 

 

PUBLIC ART COLLECTION

I Am Love, Collage on paper (56 x 78 cm), 2012. The Danish Art Council, DK

I Am Love, Collage on paper (70 x 90 cm), 2012. The Danish Art Council, DK

I Am Love, Collage on paper (50,4 x 70 cm), 2012. The Danish Art Council, DK

My Sexuality (and the legs of the artist), Collage on paper (50,4 x 70 cm), 2012. Horsens Kunstmuseum, DK

My Sexuality (and the legs of the artist), Collage on paper (50,4 x 10 cm), 2012. Horsens Kunstmuseum, DK

I Am Love, Collage on paper (80 x 120 cm), 2011. Horsens Kunstmuseum, DK

I Am Love, Collage on canvas (170 x 170 cm), 2012. Horsens Kunstmuseum, DK

Objet de femmes - De la Vida, Collage on paper (56 x 78 cm), 2011. NEON / Dimitris Daskalopoulos (GR)

A Girl Swinging Under Millennium Brigde, London, UK. 5 photography, 2005. Randers Kunstmuseum, DK

The Golden Strings, Sculpture, 2007. Horsens Kunstmuseum, Horsens, DK

The Survival Notes. 3 photography, 2006. Horsens Kunstmuseum, Horsens, DK

 

 

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

Nykredit (DK)

Montana (DK)

Dimitris Daskalopoulos (GR)

Novo Nordisk Kunstforening (DK)

Topdanmark (DK)

MC INVEST (DK)

- and anonymous collectors in UK, FR, DK, GR, IT, UAE, CH

 

 

AWARDS & ART PRODUCTION FUNDING

2017

Ole Haslunds Kunstnerfond, Denmark

Heilmstierne-Rosencroneske.Stiftelse, travel award, Denmark

 

2016

Lylloff sponsorship

Montana production

Grosserer L.F.Foghts Legat


The Danish Art Council


 

2015

The Danish Embassy in Athens

 

2014

The Danish Art Council

Ascea Residency, Ascea, Italy

Cité Internationale des Arts & Ville de Paris (artists housing in Paris)l


The Danish Institute at Athens

 

2012

Work grant, The Danish Art Council
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Ragnvald & Ida Blix' Fond


The Danish Academy Council


 

2011

The Danish Art Council (art production for public project ODF), Denmark

The Danish Art Council (travel grant for exhibition at Athens, Gr), Denmark

The Danish Art Council (production of book), Denmark

Montana Travel Grant, Denmark

The Danish Art Council (art production for exhibition at Athens, Gr), Denmark

Heilmstierne-Rosencroneske.Stiftelse, travel award, Denmark

Bugge & Lund art grant, Denmark

Work Grant, The Danish Art Council, Denmark

Artist-in-Residency, The Danish Institute of Athens, Athens, Greece

Artist-in-Residency, Cite International des Arts, Paris, FR, Award, the Danish Art Council, DK

The Danish Art Council (art production grant for exhibition at Athens, Gr), Denmark

The Danish Art Council (art production grant for www.atla.dk), Denmark

Artist-in-Residency, The Danish Institute in Rome, Rome, Italy

 

2010

Montana Art Grant, Denmark

The Danish Art Council (travel grant for exhibition in Paris, Fr), Denmark

The Danish Art Council (art production grant for exhibition in Paris, Fr), Denmark

Arne Meyers Stipendium, Denmark

Artist-in-Residency, San Cataldo, Scala, IT

 

2009

Montana Art Grant, Denmark

The Danish Art Council (art production grant for exhibition abroad), Denmark

 

2008

Montana Travel Grant, Denmark

The Danish Art Council (art production grant for exhibition in DK), Denmark

Grosserer L.F.Foght?s Scholarship, Denmark

The Danish Art Council (travel grant for Fine Art research in Italy), Denmark

 

2007

Danish Award for Emerging Artist 2007, Jury: Horsens Kunstmuseum, Denmark

Krista og Viggo Petersen?s Scholarship, Denmark

Grosserer L.F.Foghts Scholarship, Denmark

The Danish Art Council (art production grant for museum exhibition), Denmark

The Danish Art Council (travel grant for a conference abroad), Denmark

Bugge & Lund art grant, Denmark

Nordea Danmark Scholarship, Denmark

Berlinaut, The Danish Art Council, Denmark & The Danish Embassy in Berlin, Germany

The Danish Art Council (travel grant for exhibition abroad), DKThe Danish Art Council (art production grant for exhibition abroad), Denmark

Grosserer L.F.Foght's Scholarship, Denmark

 

2006

Grosserer L.F.Foght's Scholarship, Denmark

 

2005

Talent Award, Jury: Visual Art Department, Goldsmiths College, London, UK

 

2005

Grosserer L.F.Foght's Scholarship, Denmark

 

2003

Student Hardship Bursary, Goldsmiths - University of London, UK

 

 

 

ART FAIR

ART ATHINA, Athens, GR

ART HERNING, DK

SWAP, Barcelona International Contemporary Art Fair, Barcelona, ES

VOLTA6, Basel, CH

ART COPENHAGEN, Copenhagen, DK

CPH_ALT, Copehagen, DK

 

 

 

MEMBER OF ASSOCIATIONS 

The Academy Council

www.akademiraadet.dk

 COPYDAN

www.copydan.dk

KKS

www.kks-kunst.dk

 

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