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Charlotte Haslund-Christensen is
a photography and video artist based in Copenhagen with an artistic practice
that operates at the intersection of anthropology, documentarism and social
Her art projects often take the
form of fieldwork, resulting in works that subvert museum and archival
representations to investigate their role in framing and forming minorities and
majorities Ė addressing social issues with a strong focus on the political and
historical role of photography and the media. Part of this interrogation of
representation includes works that offer alternative voices and faces to those
dominating the mainstream.
Her work has been exhibited
extensively both in Denmark and abroad, including New York, Paris, Pingyao,
Warsaw, Helsinki and Casablanca.
Her major works include HOPE
& FEAR (2016), WHO'S NEXT? (2013), Natives: The Danes (2008), No Airport to
Travel From (2006), JUMP (2002) and Inner City (1998).
In addition to museum and
gallery exhibitions, in recent years the artistís drive to
interrogate the history and role of lens-based media has led to an increasing
number of commissions and works created for public space including projects like TO TINGBJERG WITH LOVE
(2012), TIME FOR TRUST (2016) and most recently the large-scale, 3-channel
video work HOPE & FEAR.
works are in major collections including The Hasselblad Foundation, The Danish
Arts Foundation, The National Museum of Photography, Denmark, and Museet for