Work 2000 – 2010


Building Democracy

A collaborative film project by Khaled Barakeh, Lasse Lau, Max Schneider and Lise Skou.

First part of the project was realized by travelling with a caravan through European suburbs from June 18 – July 5 2009.

Exhibited at Overgaden Institute for Contemporary Art, Cph. (DK), 2009

Landscape and Power

By Field Work / Nis Rømer and Lise Skou

Installation w. 3 screen video, shelfs and posters

Land of Human Rights
At: Rotor, Graz. 2009

NGBK, Berlin 2008

A contribution to the human rights discourse seen from the vantage point of art.

My land, My Water

Landscape is not simply an object to be looked at, but an instrument of cultural force, a central tool in the creation of national identities and the construction of power. Landscapes exert a subtle power over people, eliciting a broad range of emotions and meanings. The images in this film seem so familiar. We all know them and we have an impression of these sites even if we have never been there. [A two-channel videoinstallation. 20:00 minutes]

Exhibition: Green Art – Waterways, 2008
At: Salo Museum of Contemporary Art, Salo (FI)

Environmental Justice

Parade, poster campaign, seminar and exhibition at COP15

By: Field Work / Nis Rømer and Lise Skou, 2009

At: Kunsthal Charlottenborgs
Curated by: Marie Gadegaard

Environmental justice proponents generally view the environment as encompassing “where we live, work, and play” and seek to redress inequitable distributions of environmental burdens” 

Story space of Gift Economies

By Swop Projects / Andrea Creutz and Lise Skou

Exhibition: Radical Software, 2008

At: Den Frie Udstillingsbygning

Curated by: Will Bradley, Katarina Stenbeck.

Free Culture Camp

Organised by Field Work/Nis Rømer and Lise Skou, 2008

FREE CULTURE CAMP is  a 3 day camp. Events and talks will be mixed with performance, production and group works. It will be a live-in environment for cultural production, and exchange between academics, artists, social movements and a participating audience.


[Yellow signs at abandoned building site, poster with recipes for wild edible plants]

Exhibition: Public Picnic, 2007
At: Ydre Nørrebro, Cph.
Curated by PUBLIK / Nis Rømer, Katarina Stenbeck og Johanne Løgstrup

The Danish landscape has its own resources and its own invaluable gene bank. With their original DNA they grow in deserted buildings and places in the city, in our backyards and back gardens and breed as long as we …

Spaces between spaces

With Lasse Lau

The project examines the spaces between spaces that are the unintended by-products of urban and architectural design.

Exhibition: Mind The Gap, 2006
At: Gallery Smack Mellon, New York
Curated by: Eva Diaz and Beth Stryker

[Paths photographed in suburbs around Europe, created by human movements in space, transversely the path system incorporated in the city-planning of these areas.]

Spatial Resignation

With Lasse Lau

Exhibition: On Secondary Cities, 2006
At: Rooseum Test Site, Malmoe (SE)
Curated by: Jee -Eun Kim, Ditte Lyngkær Pedersen and Christian Schult

[Large-scale banner of a human created path in the modernistic suburb Vollsmose (DK), architectural model the area, mirror]

HiddenFlowCurrency shop

By Swop Projects / Andrea Creutz and Lise Skou

Exhibition: Capital (It fails us now), 2005
At: UKS Oslo (NO). Curated by: Simon Sheikh

[Weight for pricing, lists on material intensity used for calculating the Hidden Flow Currency, price tags, exchange boxes]

Also at:  Ruilen at Mediametik Fabriek, Amsterdam (2013), Solo exhibition Sparwasser HQ Berlin (2004).

Psychological Operations

By Andrea Creutz and Lise Skou

Psycholgical Operations  investigates the unconscious influences and psychological processes leading to the formation of intolerance and stereotypical images. A series of workshops forms the starting point for an audio play and a series of dinner-napkins with quotes from the participants.

Exhibition: Minority Report, 2004 and LARM – Sound Art Exhibition, 2003
At:  Installed in bars and cafés in Stockholm (SE) and Aarhus (DK)

Your Body as Capital

The iconographic figure of women in images of women is less a reproduction of
real women than a cultural sign producing femininity in what Laura Mulvey famously calls ‘to-be-looked-at-ness’ (‘Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema’)

By Andrea Creutz and Lise Skou, 2003,

Exhibition: Women2003. Billboard exhibition in Cph (DK)
Curated by: Hanne Lise Thomsen


With Andrea Creutz

Extracts from conversation, New York, February 4, 2003. The conversation was recorded after we were released for filming Federal Building in New York City

[Audio visual installation]

Exhibition: Spheres of Valency

At: Galeria Jana Koniarka, Trnava, Slovakia, 2003


A project by Andrea Creutz and Lise Skou, 2003

Exhibition:  Ideologia II
– Nordic Biennial of Contemporary Art

At: Röda Sten, Gothenburg

January 2003 we were arrested for filming the exterior of the Federal Building in New York City. We were released later that day. It was not discovered that we had also been shooting inside of the building. The footage was edited into the video part of this piece.

Exploring the territory. Questioning your environment

Workshop with two local schools, interviews citizens around the park, model for a new park in collaboration with students, posters hung in lampposts alongside walking and biking paths in the park.

Exhibition: Nye Spor i Nørrebroparken, 2002.
At: Public Space Nørrebroparken, Cph. (DK).
Curated by: Kirse Junge Stevnsborg

Who’s Next What’s Next?

Exhibition: Fundamentalism of the new order

At: Kunsthal Charlottenborg, 2002

Curated by: Judith Schwartzbart

Book by: Charlotte Bagger Brandt, Lars Bang Larsen, Cristina Ricupero.

Project: Poster campaign in New York and Copenhagen, two round-table discussions in Copenhagen and New York respectively focusing on cultural and historical bonds between different representations of “Otherness”, internet database.

Centre for Urban culture, Dialogue and Information

By Lasse Lau and Lise Skou

2000 – 2002

visual artist

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