With an approach to making and materiality that is both embedded in the tactile whilst resisting any tendency to be ‘pinned down’, Madsen is developing a rich language which resonates with a long history of material expression and what Deputy Director of The Whitworth Jennifer Harris refers to as ‘the productive indeterminacy of contemporary art textiles’.

Louise Hedegaard Madsen
(1977, Daegu, Korea) Based in Copenhagen
M: +45 50 59 25 22
Instagram : lillelou

: Exhibitions

2021 Open and Closed. The future perfect gallery, New York, USA
2021 Why do you hug me? Cobra-Rummet, Lyngby, DK
2019 Is this colour? Kontempo, Rundetårn, Copenhagen, DK
2019 The final exhibition 2, Axel towers, Copenhagen, DK
2019 Now you see it…Now you don’t. Weserhalle, Berlin, DE
2018 Beauty is in the Reaction. Koldinggade 12, Copenhagen, DK
2018 Tell a Friend. Bredgade Kunsthandel, Copenhagen, DK
2017 Exfoliated. Eks-Rummet, Copenhagen (Solo) DK
2017 Vibrant Matter. DSB Kunstforening, Taastrup, DK
2017 The Spring Exhibition. Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, DK
2017 FBA Futures. Mall Galleries, London, UK
2016 Stain. Mori & Stein Gallery, London, UK
2016 The Artist Autumn Exhibition. Den Frie, Copenhagen, DK
2016 Touch me not. the Constance Howard Gallery, London (Solo) UK
2016 Bittersweet. Goldsmiths degree show, London, UK
2016 Sølv. Gold-Smidt Assembly, Soho, London, UK
2016 Surface Intimacy. Limbo, London, UK
2016 Perpetual Inventory Exhibition & Limited ed Launch. 0fr. Librairie, galerie, Paris, FR
2015 The construction and deconstruction of the ‘Self’, Goldsmiths, London, UK
2014 Reverb. DIG, London, UK
2014 Gold art. Menier Gallery, London, UK
2014 Concrete Fluid. Jerningham Garden, London, UK
2014 Platonic Solid. Harts Lane Gallery, London, UK

: Education
2013/16: Goldsmiths BA (1st Hons) Fine Art, London, UK
2011/12: The Copenhagen school of art, Copenhagen, DK
1998/99: The Internationale School of Art, Lorenzo De`Medici, Florence, IT

: Award, honourable mention
2016 The Christine Risley Award (textile art prize)
2016 Selected for special mention by (Afterprojects)

: Publications, support
2019 Farver for fulde drøn i Rundetårn (Politikken)
2018 SVK (Statens værksteder)
2017 Perpetual Inventory III (Offline press)
2016 Perpetual Inventory II (Offline press)
2015 Perpetual Inventory I (Limited art ed. Offline press)
2013 Platonic Solid, (Unique art ed. Offline press)

: Courses, experience, memberships
2018/22  UKK (Unge kunstnere & kunstformidlere)
2018/22  APF (Adoption Political Forum)
2001 Gallery Assistant, The Oisin Gallery, Dublin