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Lise Haller Baggesen * +1 (773) 580 0520 * *

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Lise Haller Baggesen (1969) is a Danish born, Amsterdam trained, Chicago based interdisciplinary artist. Her hybrid practice includes writing, installation, performative, sartorial, and textile-based work. She is an alumni of the Rijksakademie van Beelden Kunsten in Amsterdam, and holds an MA in Visual and Critical studies from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She is a recipient of the Dutch Royal Prize for Painting and  a nomminee for the Joan Michell Foundation’s Emerging Artist Grant.

She is the author of Mothernism, and exhibits internationally, most recently with the multi-media performance A Space Where Your Voices Can Live –presented at Malmö Konstmuseum (SE) and Roskilde Festival (DK) – and the solo show APOCALYPSTICK at Le Confort Moderne (F)


Upcoming (2024/2025)

Super High End Underground Nikolaj Kunsthal, Copenhagen (DK) 

TBD Museet for Samtidskunst, Roskilde (DK) 

TBD UNAM, Mexico City (MEX) 

TBD FRAC SUD, Marseille (F) 


Performances/productions (ongoing)

2023     A Space Where Your Voices Can Live Malmö Konstmuseum(SE)/ Roskilde Festival (DK) Multimedia installation and            performance with music by Naima Karlsson and Adriana Camacho, Choreography by Sanna Blennow, and movement by            Julienne Doko, Alvilda Faber Striim, Viktoriia Khoroshylova, Chollada Phinitduang and Yrsa Heijkenskjöld.

2021     refuseniks at the museum, MCA, Chicago (IL) Choreography by Aaliyah Christina and Marceia L Scruggs, music by          glow-in-the-dark-flowers.

2021     HATORADE RETROGRADE: THE MUSICAL Multimedia performance produced and

2019     presented by Southern Exposure, San Francisco (2019) and Gallery 400,

         University of Illinois at Chicago (2021) featuring a score by avery r young and Jonathan Ross, with a site-            specific choreography.

2017     The Mothernists II: Who Cares for the 21st Century? Astrid Noacks Atelier/The Royal Danish Academy of Arts,            Copenhagen (DK)
         Performative symposium on the politics and poetics of care work Collaboration with Deirdre Donoghue.

2022     Boulevard Dreamers, 6018 North (2022) Art Institute of Chicago (2018)Poetry Foundation Chicago (2016) MCA,              Chicago (2014) The Franklin (2013) Chicago, IL, Collaboration with Kirsten Leenaars.


Solo Exhibitions (recent selection) 

2023     APOCALYPSTICK, Le Confort Moderne, Poitiers (F)

2022     The Painted Book of City of Ladies Wear, RUSCHWOMAN, Chicago (IL)

2021     THE MUSEUMS OF FUTURE PAST TIMES PRESENT: HATORADE RETROGRADE THE MUSICAL, Gallery 400, University of Illinois          at Chicago (IL) 

2017     Mothernizing ANA, Astrid Noachs Atelier, Copenhagen (DK)

2016     HATORADE RETROGRADE, Threewalls, Chicago (IL)

2016     Mothernism, The Contemporary Austin, Austin (TX)

2014     Mothernism, Vox Populi, Philadelphia (PA)



2017     Poor & Needy (w Yvette Brackman) Poor Farm Press/Krabbesholm (WI/DK)

2014     Mothernism Poor Farm Press/Green Lantern Press (IL)



2021/2022 Statens Værksteder for Kunst/Danish Art Workshops Copenhagen (DK)

2017 Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Banff (AB)

1997 Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten Amsterdam (NL)


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