Jesper Just


Jesper Just (Copenhagen, 1974) is a Danish artist, living and working in Copenhagen and New York. From 1997 to 2003 he studied at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. Just works exclusively in film, shooting on a variety of film stock, including 8 mm, 16 mm and 35 mm. Works dating from 2003 and before were recorded in digital video. All later works are shot on film and then transferred to HD video. The resulting images are dense and atmospheric. Their prominent soundtracks are conceived specifically for each film in cooperation with different musicians. His works have been throughout Europe and the United States, including: the Hammer Museum, the Miami Art Museum, the Witte de With in Rotterdam, the Brooklyn Museum, the Copenhagen Quadrennial, and the Liverpool Biennial. Jesper Just is represented by James Cohan Gallery, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, and Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin.

Curators’ Special

Part of the curatorial selection of  Till Fellrath & Sam Bardouil