Kristian Byskov




Kristian Byskov is an artist, writer and pedagogue.

This site compiles his work and practice.




Kristian Byskov is a visual artist and writer living in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Kristian began his practice as an artist in 2001. He has always worked multi-disciplinarily in several intertwining fields that come together as collaborative, process-based and critically engaged.

Graduated as MFA from The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, The School of Walls and Space, 2013. Additionally, he has certificate in Permaculture, Svanholm, 2013 and is a trained facilitator of Theatre of the Oppressed from Kuringa, Berlin, 2016

Received Munch-Christensen’s Debutant Price for Mitose, The Charlottenborg Grant for BUBOS as well as a work grant in literature from The Danish Arts Council.

Main fields of work:

Design pedagogy – collaborative processes, citizen engagement around urban spatial design and collective enunciation

Novels and manuscripts – work as a writer in Danish and English

Theatre and performance – solo performances and creation of plays as part of groups and companies

In this intersecting network, Kristian creates a practice where research and play can come together as driving forces for creative expression through connections of groups, collectives and friends.

Notable works include: Novels: NY1 (2016) and Mitose (2013) – both science fiction novels published by Forlaget Emancipa(t/ss)ionsfrugten. Staged Plays: Dark Pool (2015) premiere in X AND BEYOND (Copenhagen, DK) and BUBOS (2013) premiere in Kunsthal Charlottenborg (Copenhagen, DK). Design-pedagogical projects: The Trebanog Project (2016) Trebanog, Wales and The Ecology of the City (2015) Næstved, DK.

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