Markus von Platen
Lives and works in Brussels / Copenhagen
mail@markusvonplaten.com
Co-founder of Simian

Castle w. Cai-Ulrich von Platen (2021), The Tail, Brussels

Extrudates (2020), WIELS, Brussels
Polystyrene, glass fiber, filler, pigment 115x60x45 cm each

The Guilt (2020), Polymer, resin, aluminium stand 100×60 cm
Let us break bread (2020), Polymer, resin, pigment, aluminium stand 140×65 cm

Contours (2019)
Polymer, metal pigment, glass fiber 320x6x7 cm

Harvest, MELK, Oslo, 2017

Post/Pre / Obelisk / In slow decay / Dual aspect / Arche (2016)
Lambda prints, oxidized copper frames 70 x 100 cm

Infinite Worlds (2018) Digital Video 13:05

Recollection II (2014), Perspex, styrofoam, spray 150x44x40 cm
Ujung Kulon (2014), Lambda print, polyurethan, oxidized copper frame 52×77 cm

Previous Build (2016)
Styrofoam, polymer, spray, plaster, aluminium, glass, variable dimensions

Erupter (2015)
Aluminium, USB Bitcoin miners 52x21x14 cm

A time of irregular pulsation between the appearance and disappearance of rhythms (2016)
Digital video, 5.1 surround, mdf, flexible PU foam, variable dimensions (w. Johan Rosenmunthe)

BTCWOWGOLD (2016) Digital video, 06:38

Exhibitions, selected:

2021 10 Works, Sharp Projects, Copenhagen, DK
2021 Castle / The Tail, Brussels, BE
2020 Extrudates / WIELS Project Room, Brussels, BE
2019 The Golden Ass / In de Ruimte, Ghent, BE
2019 Back then by tomorrow / Werthalle, Cologne, DE
2019 Primary Function / Rue De La Victorie, Brussels, BE
2019 Biennale of Belgium III / Floralienhalle, Ghent, BE
2019 LABOUR / Constantin Meunier Museum, Brussels, BE
2018 Le Bouc Divin / WIELS Project Room, Brussels, BE
2018 Tilt / in.plano, Paris, FR
2018 SUV / Spinnerei, Leipzig, DE
2018 Unfinished Tales / Kreuzberg Pavillion, Berlin, DE
2018 Paranormal / H.C. Ørstedsvej 27, Copenhagen, DK
2017 Harvest / MELK, Oslo, NO
2017 Dislocating Surfaces II / CENART, Mexico City, MX
2017 BOFCA / FSC, Brønshøj, DK
2017 Holy Matter / Litteraturhaus, Copenhagen, DK
2016 Core, Mantle, Crust / Kunsthal Nord, Aalborg, DK
2016 A time of irregular pulsation.. / IRL Gallery, Cincinnati, US
2016 Monpti / Aquarium, Vienna, AT
2016 Disclocating Surfaces / Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, NO
2016 Showbizz / Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine, UA
2015 final_draft.mov / Geumcheon Art Space, Seoul, KR
2015 XII Baltic States Biennale of Graphic Art / Kaliningrad Art Museum, RU
2015 10 Year Anniversary / IMT Gallery, London, UK
2015 White Energy / Galleri Kant, Copenhagen, DK
2015 Succulent / ESXLA, Los Angeles, US
2015 Suburban Metaphysics / FSC, Brønshøj, DK
2015 Tell me again, what where you doing on Mars / OK Corral, DK
2014 Markus von Platen / Ve.Sch, Vienna, AT
2014 L’Objet Travail / Apart, Copenhagen, DK
2014 Anonyme Tendenser / R2 Gallery, Svaneke, DK
2014 Afgang 2014 / Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, DK
2013 Var Forbi / Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, DK
2013 Big Apartment, Never at Home / SØ, Copenhagen, DK
2013 Kunsten I Centret, Centret i Kunsten / Ballerup Centret, Ballerup, DK
2012 A Stable Relation / BKS Garage, Copenhagen, DK
2012 Paper Match / Halmlageret, Copenhagen, DK
2011 There was a job to be done / Kunstraum Niederösterreich, Vienna, AT
2011 Efter Stormen / Tøjhusmuseet, Copehagen, DK
2010 CRW – Contemporary Reflections on War / BKS Garage, DK
2010 The Transition is now Fluid/ TTC Gallery, Copenhagen, DK
2010 Actual Copy / Peter Lav Gallery, Copenhagen, DK
2009 Various Futures (not all) / BKS Garage, Copenhagen, DK
2009 Old God Appear As Moveable Figures / Alt_Cph, Copenhagen, DK
2008 Finally, I understood ”X” as sonic science / Q, Copenhagen, DK