Kasper Akhøj (b. 1976) studied at Städelschule in Frankfurt am Main and The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen. He completed the Whitney Independent Study Program, New York in 2009. His work has been shown at Overgaden, Copenhagen, 2010; 28th São Paulo Biennial, 2008; Den Frie – Centre of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, 2006 and 50th Venice Biennial, 2003. Kasper Akhøj is currently Artist in Residence at the 29th São Paulo Biennial, and will have a solo exhibition at Wiels – Center for Contemporary Art, Brussels later this year. Kasper Akhøj lives in New York and Copenhagen.