Søren Thilo Funder er mentor i Billedkunstnernes Forbund
His works are formal investigations of the power relations of modern day society.
Through the use of conceptual visual strategies, cinematic narratives and mise en scène, the works aim to expose the precariousness of contemporary society using fiction to generate new potential spaces for political contemplations and counter-memory.
Søren Thilo Funder has an MA from the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts and The School of Art and Architecture at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He has been an artist-in-residence at Künstlerhaus Bethanien in Berlin, SOMA in Mexico City, Townhouse Gallery in Cairo, Frankfurter Kunstverein in Frankfurt and Platform Garanti in Istanbul, He will furthermore be artist-in-residence at ISCP in New York City in the Fall of 2016.
Previous exhibitions include solo presentations at Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb, Tranen Contemporary Art Center and Overgaden – Institute for Contemporary Art, Copenhagen.
He was represented at the 19th Biennale of Sydney, 1st Copenhagen Art Festival, eva International Biennial of Visual Art – “After The Future”, 12th Istanbul Biennial, 2nd International Moscow Biennial for Young Art, Manifesta 8 – Parallel Events and 6th International Liverpool Biennial.
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Portrætfoto: Malene Nors Tardrup. Øverst: First Citizen. Søren Thilo Funder 2013. Videostill.