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JURY 2015

Emil Westman Hertz (DK), artist

Emil Westman Hertz is born in 1978 and lives and works in Gudhjem and Copenhagen. He studied Eskimology at the University of Copenhagen (1999-2000) and holds an MA from The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts (2008). He has had a large solo exhibition at Horsens Kunstmuseum in 2014. In 2012, Westman Hertz received a three-year work grant from the Danish Art Council.

Philip Grözinger (DE), artist
Philip Grözinger was born in Braunschweig in Niedersachsen in Germany in 1972 and lives and works in Berlin. Grözinger has studied at the Braunschweig University of Art (HBK). He recently had solo exhibitions at Galleri Michael Andersen in Copenhagen (2012) and at Gallerie Christiane Ehrentraut in Berlin (2014).

Ditte Hammerstrøm (DK), designer
Ditte Hammerstrøm was born i Copenhagen in 1978 and lives and works in the Danish capital. She graduated from the Danish Design School as an industrial designer in 2000. Since 2008, Hammerstrøm has been represented at Designmuseum Danmark’s permanent collection with “Chair for the Person Wishing to be Heard”. She received a three-year work grant from the Danish Art Council in 2009 and the Finn Juhl Prize in 2011.

Carsten Juel-Christiansen
Carsten Juel-Christiansen studied at the School of Arcitecture in Copenhagen, where he teaches and was appointed professor in 1994. He has as well had his own architectural studio since 1976. He has also been a visiting teacher at the Universitat Polytecnica de Catalunya in Barcelona. And he has been a commissioner for the Danish contribution to the International Architecture Biennale in Venice in 2000.

Ikko Yokoyama (JP/SE), curator
Born in Japan and now based in Stockholm, Sweden, Ikko Yokoyama is a curator, writer and producer. She is currently head of exhibitions at Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design in Stockholm. She co-founded Editions in Craft–a production platform that invites artists, designers and craftspeople to collaborate on projects together. As a freelance curator she has worked with institutions such as IASPIS, Liljevalchs Konsthall and the Embassy of Sweden and currently curated an exhibition The Fab Mind at 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT in Tokyo. She is also a frequent contributor to Japanese culture magazines. Her publication includes about Swedish ceramic artist Lisa Larson, published by Pie Books in Tokyo. Since 2008, she bas been a board member of the Friends of Moderna Museet.