Jesper Just (b. 1974 Copenhagen, Denmark) uses film technology and installation strategies as vehicles to create work that navigates an ambiguous territory, exploring questions linked to emotions, human relations, desire, gender, identity as well as those of society and physical space. The enigmatic nature of his films disrupts the traditional sense of narrative, emerging as a source of tension that unfolds as poetry, creating more questions for the viewer, rather than a transparent story. Just has works in over twenty-five museum collections, including the Guggenheim Museum (New York), Museum of Modern Art (New York), Tate Modern (London), Louisiana Museum of Modern Art (Denmark), and the Danish National Gallery (Denmark), among others. Recently his work has been presented at Palais de Tokyo (Paris) Portland Art Museum; National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (Seoul) and the Herning Museum of Contemporary Art (Denmark). Just represented Denmark at the 2013 Venice Biennale and in 2005, he launched the first Performa Biennial in New York with a Performa Commission entitled “True Love is Yet to Come.”  Jesper Just is represented by James Cohan Gallery, Galerie Perrotin, Paris, and Galleri Nicolai, Copenhagen.

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