About the Artist
Heidi Hove (b. 1976) is an interdisciplinary artist, who lives and works in Copenhagen (DK). She graduated from California College of Arts (US) and Funen Art Academy in 2007. She has exhibited her works in various contexts in Denmark and abroad. Works include an illuminated text in a backyard in New York (US), a town gate for the suburban neighborhood of Vanløse in Copenhagen (DK), and a giant, illuminated welcoming sculpture placed outside a small desert village in Texas (US).
Awards and commissions include working grants from The Danish Arts Foundation (2012, 2013, 2015 and 2016), awarded winner of the Turku Biennial 2013 (FI), a commissioned performance and workshop at Horsens Gymnasium by The Danish Arts Foundation (2014), and ‘house-artist’ at Absalons Elementary School by invitation of Museum of Contemporary Art in Roskilde with support from The Danish Arts Foundation (2015).
Besides her individual practice, Heidi has been involved in different curatorial projects. She co-curated, along with Jens Axel Beck (DK) the award-winning exhibition, Local Global Plan in the public space of Vanløse (DK) in 2011 and since 2007, she is co-curating the international Deadpan Exchange series with Jonn Herschend (US). Furthermore, she is co-founder of the artist initiatives, Koh-i-noor since 2004 and the Exhibition Space Sydhavn Station with the exceptional location at the S-train station of South Habour in Copenhagen since 2012.