Henrik Olesen's Biography
Henrik Olesen is a Danish contemporary artist who works with a variety of media, including works on paper, collage, sculpture, and installation art. He was born in 1967 in Denmark and his work has been exhibited at the Museum Gunzenhauser in Chemnitz, Germany, and the Pinakothek der Moderne in Munich, Germany. Olesen’s work often explores themes of identity and gender, and he is particularly interested in exploring the notion of “the other”, and how it is experienced. He has been awarded numerous awards and fellowships, including being a fellow at the Akademie Schloss Solitude in Germany, and a nominee for the Carnegie Art Award.