Jan Mot

Joachim Koester

Born in Copenhagen in 1962
Graduated from the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in 1993
Lives and works in Copenhagen

Bibliography (selection)

Kölle, Bridgitte; Pisot, Sandra, ATMEN, Hatje Cantz, Hamburger Kunsthalle, 2022, p.80, 82 - 83

Steyaert, Bernard. Hors De Soi, Danser Brut, BOZAR BOOKS and Fonds Mercator, 2020, p. 34-35

Vampires. Paris: Réunion des musées nationaux - Grand Palais, 2019, pp. 62-63.

Camera Austria International. Laboratory for Photography and Theory. Salzburg: Museum der Moderne Salzburg, 2018.

Vieth, Anne. “Dance ecstasies - Letting go of oneself in movement”. GROOS, Ulrike et al. (eds). Ecstasy in art, music, and dance. Prestel: Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, 2018, pp. 133-139. Image p. 165

Cavallo, Francesca Laura. “Joachim Koester: In the Face of Overwhelming Forces, Camden Art Centre, London”. Camera Austria International 137, 2017.

Martens, Hans. “Over Clowns en Zotte Dozen Zot Geweld in De Hedendaagse Kunst.” Lust for Life, Valérie Herremans, Staf Vos (et al). Hannibal / ModeMuseum Provincie Antwerpen, 2016, pp. 100 - 111

Ortiz Monasterio, Rodrigo and Chateigné Tytelman, Yann (eds.), Joachim Koester. Maybe One Must Begin with Some Particular Places. Mexico D.F.: Guayaba Press, 2015

Framed Movements, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, 2014

Dan Byers. “Some boarded Up Houses”. Camera Austria International 125, 2014, p. 47 - 58

Joachim Koester. Of Spritis and Empty Spaces, Institut d’art contemporain, Villeurbanne / RHôNE-ALPES, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA

Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, S.M.A.K., Ghent, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Genève, Mousse Publishing, Milano 2014

Vervoort, Stefaan. “Joachim Koester: Maybe One Must Begin with Some Particular Places, S.M.A.K. Ghent”. Camera Austria International 121, 2013.

Beate Ermacora, Echos der Geschichte, Fremd & Eigen Katalog, 2013, p. 76 - 81

Joachim Koester. I Myself Am Only A Receiving Apparatus. Cologne: Walther König. 2012

Grossi, F. and S. Vincent (eds.), Le Guide du Palais de Tokyo: Imaginez l’imaginaire, Paris: Palais de Tokyo, p. 28

Franke, A. and B. K. Wood (eds.), Modern Monsters/ Death and Life of Fiction, Taipei Biennial 2012, guidebook, Taipei: Taipei Fine Arts Museum, 2012, pp. 58-59

Folie, Sabine and Anselm Franke (eds.). Animismus. Moderne hinter den Spiegeln. Cologne: Walther König. 2011

Araújo, Walo and Mónica Kupfer (eds.). The Sweet Burnt Smell of History. 8th Panama Art Biennial – Entering the Canal Zone. Panama: Fundación de Arte y Cultura, 2011

Animismus. Modernity through the Looking Glass, catalogue, Vienna, Generali Foundation, 2011, p. 98-99

Our Magic Hour - How Much of the World Can We Know? Yokohama Triennale 2011, catalogue, Tokyo, Bijutsu Shuppan-sha, 2011, pp. 142-43

Ricupero C, Vaillant A. en M. Hollein, Secret Societies (catalogue), 2011, p. 201-203

Microhistorias y macromundos Vol.1, 2010, Joachim Koester in conversation with Andreas Kreuger, p. 317-330

Microhistorias y macromundos Vol.1, 2010, Joachim Koester – Nanking Restaurants. Tracing Opium in Calcutta; The Kant Walks; From the Secret Garden of Sleep, p. 339-357

Habiter poétiquement, C.L. on Joachim Koester, 2010, p. 204-205

Esthétique des pôles. Le testament des glaces, 2010

Questionnaire, Joachim Koester, Frieze Issue 135, November-December 2010, p. 148

Where Everything Floats, interview by Lars Bang Larsen, Kaleidoscope, summer issue 2010, p.94-99

Lisa Le Feuvre, 100 Video Artists, Exit Publications, Madrid 2010, p. 254-257 (cat.)

Between Times. Instants, Intervals, Durations, PhotoEspaña, La Fabrica, Madrid 2010, p. 142-149 (cat.)

Pieter Van Bogaert, Zo veel en nog niet genoeg, (H)Art, nr.62, februari 2010, p.12

Jenelle Porter, Dance With Camera, Pennsylvania 2009, p.51-53

Theophilos Tramboulis (coordinating editor), Heaven. 2nd Biennial, Athens 2009, Athens, Grafoprint, 2009, p. 264-265 (cat.)

Lisa Le Feuvre, Joachim Koester. Poison Protocols and Other Stories, Stills, 2009 (cat.)

Kate Forde, Joachim Koester; Stills, Frieze Magazine, November - December 2009, p. 143-144

Paul Usherwood, Joachim Koester; Stills, Art Monthly, October 2009, p. 22-23

Nicolas Bourriaud (ed.), Altermodern: Tate Triennial, Tate, London, 2009, p. 138-141

Dieter Roelstrate, Great Transformation: On the Spiritual in Art, Again, Afterall, N. 20, Spring 2009, p. 12-13

Cecilie Nusselein Gravesen, ‘Joachim Koester’, in: Chus Martinez (ed.), The Great Transformation – Art and Tactical Magic, Frankfurter Kunstverein / MARCO, 2008-2009, p. 152-159

Frank van der Stok, Frits Gierstberg and Flip Bool (eds.), Reflect #07 Questioning History, Imagining the Past in Contemporary Art, Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam, 2008, p. 140-144

Lars Bang Larsen, The Surface No Longer Holds: Affect, Powerlessness and obscene Fluctuations of Meaning in New Occult Art, Reading Room: A Journal of Art and Culture, N. 2, 2008

Max Andrews, Estratos, Frieze, N. 116, June-July 2008

Niels Henriksen, Four Sorts of Lightness, SUM #3, 2008

Pernille Albrethsen (ed.), U-Turn, Quadrennial for Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, 2008 (cat.)

Marianna Vecellio, Joachim Koester, in: Daniel Birnbaum (ed.), 50 Moons of Saturn, Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art, Rivoli-Torino, 2008, p. 318-323 (cat.)

Philippe-Alain Michaud, La morsure de l’araignée in: Olivier Michelon (ed.), Transes, Musée départemental d’art contemporain de Rochechouart, Rochechouart, 2008, p. 55-71 (cat.)

Sandra Caltagirone, Attraction Ascensionelle, L’art Même, N. 38, February-April 2008, p. 26-27

Sara Arrhenius and Magnus Bergh (ed.), Anachronisms, Albert Bonniers Förlag, 2007, p.72-81

Gregg Perkins, Elsewhere, Critics pick, Artforum, October 2007

John Hurrell, Epiphanic Uncertainties: Mystic Truths in Auckland, Art Monthly, Australia, November, N. 205, 2007

Anders Kreuger, Le sommeil des images, in: Luca Cerizza (ed.), Maps and Legends, BSI Art Collection, Zurich, 2007, p. 251-266

Lars Bang Larsen, The Other Side, Frieze, N. 106, april 2007, p. 114-119

Colette Dubois, Joachim Koester, Sven Augustijnen, Hart, N. 29, Nov. 2007, p. 25

Joachim Koester, Joachim Koester, Thessaloniki Biennale: 1 Of Contemporary Art, Ministry of Culture – State Museum of Contemporary Art – Costakis Collectio, Contemporary Art Centre, Thessaloniki, 2007, p. 56-57

Marc- Olivier Wahler, Hysteria Siberiana, Christina Guerra Contemporary Art, Lisbon, 2007, p. 42-43 & 56

s.n., Vitamine Ph – Nouvelles Perspectives en Photographie, Phaidon, Paris, 14/06/07, p. 138

Sébastien Pluot, Réenchantement Romantique à l’ère de la Cybernétique, L’Art Même, N. 35, May-July 2007, p. 11-12

Dieter Roelstraete, The Königsberg Conjecture. An Philosophical Flânerie, Aprior, N. 14, 2007, p. 178-191

s.n., Artist Project: The Kant Walks, Aprior, N. 14, 2007, p.192-209

Anders Kreuger, From Clairvoyance to Clear-Sightedness?. My Own Prussian History, Aprior, N. 14, 2007, p. 210-217

s.n., Artist Project: Kaliningrad Seems Full of Holes, Aprior, N. 14, 2007, p. 219-229

Claudia Sinnig, Melting Thoughts Frozen in Words, Aprior, N. 14, 2007, p. 230-245

Staffan Boije af Gennäs, Joachim Koester, Frieze.com, 06/05/2006

Livia Paldi, Joachim Koester, in: Dreamlands Burn, Nordic Art Show, Budapest, 2006, p. 142-145 (cat.)

Anne Dressen, Mario Garcia Torres, Flash Art, N. 248, May-June 2006, p. 120

Frédéric Maufras, Joachim Koester, un mirage au Palais de Tokyo, Standard Magazine, december-january-february, 2006-07, p. 164

s.n., Index of artists, Exit, # 24, november-december, 2006

Henriksen, Niels. “Joachim Koester. Morning of the Magicians and Other Works, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen”. Camera Austria International 94, 2006.

Joachim Koester, Morning of the Magicians, Newspaper Jan Mot, N. 54, oktober 2006

Morning of the Magicians. Joachim Koester in Erin Lampe (ed.), Prophets of Deceit, California College of Arts, San Francisco, 2006, p. 10-16

Marleen Wynants, ‘Cut & Paste’ van een nieuwe curator, ‘Cinq Milliards d’Années’ in Palais de Tokyo, Parijs, Hart, N. 12, oktober 2006

Matthew Buckingham, Joachim Koester, Budskap fran det osedda/Messages from the Unseen, Lunds Konsthall, 2006

s.n., Prophets of Deceit, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art, 2006-11-09

Lukasz Gorczyca, Michal Kaczynski, Villa Holiday Warsaw, Villa Warsaw, 2006, p. 60 & 66

Adrian Dannatt and Joachim Koester, A Secret Service: Art, Compulsion, Concealment, The Pan Museum, Clandestine Press and Hayward Gallery Publishing, London, 2006

Hal Foster, Blind Spots. Hal Foster on the Art of Joachim Koester, Artforum, April 2006, p. 216-217

Anne-Marie Poels, Histories – Joachim Koester, Hart, February, 2006, p. 18-19

Cecilie Nusselein Gravesen, Joachim Koester, Again for Tomorrow, Royal College of Art, 2006

Joachim Koester, Nordenskiöld and the Ice Cap, Space Poetry, Copenhagen, 2005

Michael Wilson, Matthew Buckingham and Joachim Koester. The Kitchen, Artforum International, Sep. 2005, p. 306

Luc Lambrecht, Vensters tot Drinkglazen Omsmelten, De Morgen, 02/06/05

Joachim Koester, Joachim Koester in the Footsteps of Jonathan Harker, Newspaper Jan Mot, N. 46, Mar. 2005

Roos Gortzak, Herhaling, herhaling, herhaling, de Volkskrant, 23/02/2005

Raimundas Malasauskas and Joachim Koester, Never seen and Done Before, Newspaper Jan Mot, N. 45, Jan. 2005

Elisabeth Fischer, Rear View Mirror, Newspaper Jan Mot, N. 45, Jan. 2005

Anders Kreuger, Joachim Koester. Message from Andrée, Visual Art Centre at the Danish Arts Agency and Pork Salad Press, Copenhagen and Lukas & Sternberg, New York, 2005 (cat.)

Ellen Maria De Wachter, Brussels: Jan Mot. Today is Just a Copy of Yesterday. Contemporary, N. 75, 2005, p. 73

Laurent Busine, Joachim Koester, Le Beau Corps de la Mémoire, L’Arbre, le Reliquaire & l’Archive, Musée des Arts Contemporains de la Communauté Française de Belgique, Grand-Hornu, 2003, p. 12-17

Jean-Philippe Convert and Lars Bang Larsen, Joachim Koester. Nordenskiöld and the Ice Cap, Dits, MAC’s Grand-Hornu, N. 2, Spring-summer 2003, p. 72-81

Katy Siegel, Joachim Koester, Art Pace, A Foundation for Contemporary Art, San Antonio, 2002

Ellen Seifermann & Simon Sheikh, Joachim Koester, Different Stories, Different Places, Werke 1992-2001, Kunsthalle Nürnberg, 2002 (cat.)

Jeremy Millar, Joachim Koester, Row Housing, Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, 2002 (cat.) 

Claudine Hellweg, Ijs en sneeuw als suikerbrood, Metropolis M, N. 3, June/July 2001 / 'Ice and Snow as Sugar Loaf' (English version of the article) in the Special Edition Summer 2001

Dominique Baqué, Review of Exhibition at CNP, Paris, Artpress, N. 268, May 2001

Cédric Aurelle, Joachim Koester, L’Histoire Remise en Scène, Centre National de La Photographie, 2001

Ann Demeester, Het grote niets in beeld, Tijd Cultuur, 08/11/2000

Roy Exley, From Here to Betweenity. Arnolfini Gallery, Parachute: Para-para, October, November & December 2000

Laurence Hegarty, Review of Exhibition at Greene Naftali, Art Papers Magazine, New York, Sep./Oct. 2000

Dan Goddard, Mix of Lens and Light Creates What it's Not, San Antonio Expess-News, 9 July 2000

Kristine Kern, Beyond Recognition, Joachim Koester's Arctic Explorations, Katalog, Spring 2000

Christopher Phillips, Greater New York, Berliner Tageszeitung, March 15th 2000

Lars Bang Larsen, Joachim Koester: Greenwich Meridian, Arttext, Feb./Apr. 2000

Saul Anton, Joachim Koester. Green Naftali Gallery, Time Out New york, N. 244, 2000

Pernille Grane, Trois Galeries, Art Press, N. 258, 2000

Katy Siegel, Joachim Koester, ARTPACE, The International Artist-In-Residence Program, San Antonio, 2000

David Hunt, Resolute. An Artic Anti-Pastoral, Norden / North, North Contemporary Art from Northern Europe, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, 2000 (cat.)

David Elliot (ed.), Organising, Freedom: Nordic Art of the '90s, Moderna Museet, 2000

s.n. Joachim Koester, JK//JK, Arnolfini, Bristol, 2000

Damianovic, Maia. “Interview with Joachim Koester”. Camera Austria International 66, 1999

Michael Gibbs, Cinema, Cinema, Art Monthly, April 1999

Daniel Birnbaum and John Peter Nilsson, Like Virginity, Once Lost. Five Views on Nordic Art Now, Propexus, 1999

lene Crone & Lars Movin, How Close Can You Get? Close-Ups, Contemporary Art and Carl Th. Dreyer, Contemporary Art Center, Copenhagen, 1999

Lars Bang Larsen, Art at the Turn of the Millennium, Taschen, Köln, 1999

Tadzio Koelb, Oranges are not only the Fruit, The Bulletin, 5/3/98

Jo Dustin, Coups d'oeil, Le Soir, Brussels, 4/3/98

Edith Doove, Licht uit het Noorden, De Standaard, Brussels, 8/2/98

Catsou Roberts, Between Documentation and Dramatisation, Artpress, N. 232, Feb. 1998

Paul Groot, World Wilde Video Festival, Metropolis M, N. 6, Dec./Jan. 1997/98

Catsou Roberts, Narrative, Time and Space: Two or Three Things Joachim Koester Knows About, An Interview With Joachim Koester, Cinema Cinema: Contemporary Art and the Cinematic Experience, Stedelijk van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, 1998

Andrea Kroksnes, Nordic Nomads, White Columns, New York, 1998

Catsou, Roberts, Blue Haze: Images from a Recent Dream, in: Day for Night Christiania, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, 1998 (monograph)

Nuit Blanche. Scènes nordiques: les années 90, Musée d'Art moderne de la Ville de Paris, 1998

Gregory Volk, Day for Night, Christiana, Come Closer, Liechtensteinische Staatliche Kunstsammlung, Vaduz, 1998

Catsou Roberts, Spatial Drive, Nothing but Space, Dortmund, 1998

Alexandre Melo (curator), Lost Paradise. Catherine Opie, Joachim Koester, Ellen Cantor, Presença Galeria, Porto, 1998

Jérôme Sans, Review, Siski, Winter 1997

Ken Johnson, Review, The New York Times, Oct. 10th 1997

Joshua Decter, Joachim Koester.  Naftali Greene, Art Forum, Dec. 1997

Catsou Roberts, Two or Three Things Joachim Koester Knows About, Siksi, N. 2, Summer 1997

Simon Sheikh, Double Vision, World Art, N. 15, April 1997

Marie-Thérèse Perrin, Joachim Koester. Day For Night, Christiania, Le Printemps de Cahors. 1 Minute Scenario, 1997, p. 50-51

Simon Sheikh, Stain of the Real, Stain in Reality, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, 1994

Bea de Souza, Alternating Realities: Recent Works by Joachim Koester, Alternating Realities, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, 1994 (cat.)