Sidsel Meineche Hansen *1981, Denmark. Lives and works in Copenhagen



    • Metal WorksOrdet, Milan solo
    • SILVER SPOONFour Boxes Gallery (Krabbesholm Højskole), Skive solo


    • Oh, the stormRodeo, London group
    • HOOK NO 10.gta exhibitions, Zürich solo
    • After Laughter Comes TearsMudam Luxembourg, Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg group
    • MissionaryCompany, New York solo
    • MissionaryÉdouard Montassut, Paris solo
    • Man In HouseInstitut Funder Bakke, Silkeborg group
    • Fear and FaunaARIEL, Copenhagen group
    • Human IsSchinkel Pavillon, Berlin group
    • At GateBlue Velvet Projects, Zürich group


    • Kino Rolandgta, Zürich group
    • Cubitt 30Victoria Miro, London group
    • Sidsel Meineche Hansen, Analisa Teachworth, Shuang LiCompany, New York group
    • 59th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, The Milk of DreamsGIARDINI, ARSENALE, Venice group
    • Give up, Provider, Home vs Owner, Angel, Self Lovesong, Anarchy in the UK, Death, Kitchenfloor, Together butterflies, I am on crutches and tubeBizarro, Copenhagen solo
    • Building InformationArchitekturmuseum, Berlin group
    • Le Royaume des ClownsLe Bicolore, Paris group
    • *standstillRodeo, London group
    • ανάβασιςRodeo, Piraeus group


    • The Modern ExorcistTaipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei group
    • It’s Just a PhaseK.U.K, Trondheim group
    • Inner ChildBergen Kunsthall, Bergen solo
    • Vogliamo tutto. An exhibition about labor: can we still want it all?OGR, Turin group
    • Psycopathia SexualisOvergaden Institute of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen group
    • Flat 46, Twyford house, Chisley Rd., N15 6PA, £250.000Christian Andersen, Copenhagen solo
    • PortalsNEON, Athens group
    • Host ModdedArt Sonje Center, Seoul group


    • Witch HuntKunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen group
    • The Body ElectricMDC MOAD, Miami group
    • home vs ownerRodeo, London solo
    • home vs ownerRodeo, Piraeus solo
    • Radical Passivity: Politics of the FleshnGbK, Berlin group
    • MÁSCARAS (MASKS)Galeria Municipal do Porto, Porto group


    • LIVE LIFE WELL®Center for Contemporary Arts, Prague solo
    • Mud Muses, a Rant about TechnologyModerna Museet, Stockholm group
    • Welcome to End-Used CityChisenhale Gallery, London solo
    • iwillmedievalfutureyou1Art Sonje Center, Seoul group
    • The Assembled HumanMuseum Folkwang, Essen group
    • I, I, I, I, I, I, I Kathy AckerInstitute of Contemporary Art, London group
    • ΨΥΧΟΣAΒΒΑΤΟ - ΜΕΡΟΣ I All Souls All Day - Part IRodeo, Piraeus group
    • The Body ElectricThe Walker Art Center, Minneapolis group
    • An Artist’s Guide to Stop Being an ArtistSMK – The National Gallery of Denmark, Copenhagen solo


    • Real Doll TheatreKW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin solo
    • WERodeo, London group
    • End-userKunsthal Aarhus, Aarhus solo
    • 74 million million million tons Sculpture Center, New York group
    • OVERIndex - The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation, Stockholm solo
    • Altered States. Substances in Contemporary ArtKunstpalais, Erlangen group
    • New Frontiers Sundance FestivalPark City Utah, Utah group


    • My House is Your HouseSolo shows, São Paulo solo
    • Free thought free speech free marketsChristian Andersen, Copenhagen group
    • Ovartaci & the Art of MadnessKunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen group
    • Work it, feel it!Vienna Biennial 2017, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna group
    • Rest in the Furrows of my SkinKunsthaus Hamburg, Hamburg group
    • OVER Ludlow 38, New York solo
    • Sidsel Meineche Hansen, Nancy Buchanan Potts, Los Angeles group
    • University of DisasterPavilion of Bosnia and Herzegovina, 57th Venice Biennale, Venice group


    • The World Without UsHMKV, Dortmund group
    • Un Reino De Las Horas TEOR/etica, San Jose group
    • The Cypress BrokeRodeo, London group
    • SECOND SEX WARTrondheim Art Museum, Trondheim solo
    • SECOND SEX WARGasworks, London solo
    • NO RIGHT WAY 2 CUMTransmission Gallery, Glasgow solo
    • Liquid Identities: Lynn Hershman LeesonLehmbruck Museum, Duisburg group
    • FLUXESFEVERFUTURESFICTIONAzkuna Zentroa, Bilbao group
    • Visceral BlueLa Capella, Institut de Cultura de Barcelona, Barcelona group
    • Electronic Superhighway (2016-1966)Whitechapel Gallery, London group


    • The Uncanny ValleyWysing Arts Centre, Cambridge group
    • Rehearsals in InstabilityAndreas Huber Gallery, Vienna group
    • Out of the livingSupplement Gallery, London group
    • ONE-selfKünstlerhaus Bremen, Bremen solo
    • ONE-selfTemporary Gallery, Cologne solo


    • Lets Destroy the Earth but keep the HumansGalerie Gregor Staiger, Zurich group
    • INSIDERCubitt Gallery, London solo
    • Je suis féministeUnit 21, London group
    • Schizo-Culture: Cracks in The StreetSpace Gallery, London group
    • EUROPE, EUROPEAstrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo group
    • J’ai Froid(with Matias Faldbakken), Castillo/Corrales, Paris solo
    • FORENSICSHaus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin group
    • Late BarbariansGasworks, London group


    • Resolution 978 HDGasworks, London group
    • THE NORDIC MODEL®Slottet Malmöhus/Malmö Museer, Malmö group


    • BB#8: DawdleSPACE, London group


    • Model CourtKoh‐i‐noor, Copenhagen group


    • The Generic StoneHordaland Kunstsenter, Bergen group
    • Session_2_FlagsAm Nuden Da, London group


    • Session_1Am Nuden Da, London group


    • EXIT 07Kunstforeningen GL Strand, Copenhagen group


    • The Master SchoolVideoproject, Galleri Tom Christoffersen, Copenhagen group


  • 2010 MA Research Architecture, Visual Culture Goldsmiths, University of London, London
    2008 Staatliche Hochschule fur Bildende Kunste, Frankfurt am Main
    2007 MFA The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen


  • 2022 - The Danish Arts Foundation working grant

    2016, 2017, 2018
 - The Danish Arts Foundation 3 year working grant


  • 2020 Turner Prize, Tate Britain

  • 2020 Niels Wessel Bagges Kunstfond Award


  • Metal Works. Edited by Fredi Fischli and Niels Olsen. Published by Lenz Press, 2024

  • Second Sex War. Co-edited with Robert Leckie. Co-published by Gasworks Gallery and Trondheim Art Museum, 2019

  • Politics of Study. Co-edited with Tom Vandeputte. Published by Open Editions / Funen Art Academy, 2015

Selected Press


  • SMK – The National Gallery of Denmark, Copenhagen
    ARoS Aarhus Art Museum, Aarhus
    The New Carlsberg Foundation, Copenhagen
    Polyeco Contemporary Art Initiative, Piraeus