Ursula Nistrup (b. 1974)

Lives and works in Copenhagen.



2002-04 Glasgow School of Art, Multi disciplinary MFA.

2003 California Institute of the Arts, California, USA. Studied with Michael Asher in The School of Art and Tom Leeser in the Integrated Media dept.

1998-2001 Glasgow School of Art, Fine Art Photography, BFA


Solo- and two-persons shows (selected)

2019 Solo show, Holstebro Kunsthal and Århus Kunsthal, DK

2018 Pink Pillars DAC i BLOX, Copenhagen, DK

2017 Cph. Art Week, SOUND & VISION, Copenhagen, DK

2017 Resonating Pillars in collaboration with Royal Copenhagen, Den Frie Udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen, DK

2016 Encounters, Kunsthal 44, curated by Julia Rodrigues (BRA), Møen, DK

2016 Tulpa, Photographic Centre, Copenhagen, DK

2015 Resonating building, Die Raum, Berlin, DE

2015 Warm Sandy Wind, Third Space Gallery, Copenhagen, DK

2014 The Marks on the Wall, Officin, Copenhagen DK


Group shows (selected)

20018 Undersökningar, Lunds Kunsthal, Lund, SV

2018 Acoustic Infrastructures, Dias Kunsthal Copenhagen/ The kingdom hospital, DK and Eyebeam, New York, USA

2017 Lydmærker, Struer, DK

2017 Læsø Biennale, Læsø, DK

2017 Galerie Les Gens Heureux, Copenhagen, DK

2016 A different world, Sorø Art Museum, Sorø, DK

2016 Sommersound, Copenhagen, DK

2016 Fung Wah Biennial, New York, USA

2015 “Tutta l’Italia è silenziosa” (All of Italy is silent), curated by Davide Ferri, Rom, IT

2015 EFTERKLANG / REVERBERATIONS, Röda Sten Konsthall, Goteborg, SV

2015 Invited as guest artist at The Spring exhibition, Den Frie, Copenhagen, DK

2014 Lydhørt III (Writing Sound), curated by Daniela Cascella, Lydgalleriet, Bergen, NO

2014 Cambridge Galleries, Ontario, CAN

2014 Consciousness, Materiality no.3 ( immateriality ) curated by Birgitte Kirkhoff (DK), Sorø

Art Museum Sorø, DK


Public Comissions

2018-19 Amplified Views in collaboration with B &O, Struer

2015-16 Grevenlund, Odense, DK


Publications & other selected projects

2017 Vitthala, 10 inch record and catalogue. Published by SNYK, Den Frie Udstillingsbygning and Ursula NIstrup in relation to the solo exhibition Resonating Pillars.

2016 Tulpa – published by Ramsby Edition In relation to the exhibition Tulpa at National Photographic Centre, Copenhagen DK.

2014 Eavesdropping, solo publication edited by Cecilia Canziani (ITA), published by CURA

press, Rom. ITA


Residencies (selected)

2016 Flux Factory, New York, USA

2015 AIR Residency, Goteborg, SV

2015 Residency Unlimited, New York, USA

2013 San Cataldo, ITA


Public commissions

2018-19 Amplified Views, in collaboration with B&O, Struer, DK

2015-16 Grevenlund, Odense, DK


Works in collections, public and rival ( selected)

2017 Oticon Fondation

2016 Copenhagen Commune Arts Council

2016 Sorø Art Museum