Photo: Martin Jacob Nielsen  

Lea Porsager

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Lea Porsager is a Danish artist born in 1981. With a variety of mediums her practice interweaves fabulation and speculation, encompassing bothscience, politics, feminism, and esotericism. She graduated from the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts and Städelschule (DE) in 2010, and is currently a PhD candidate at Malmö Art Academy and Lund University. Porsager was selected as a CERN Honorary Mention for the Collide International Award in 2018, and was awarded the Carl Nielsen and Anne Marie Carl-Nielsen Scholarship in 2014.


Recently, Porsager exhibited solo in Denmark at The Museum of Contemporary Art in Roskilde, Nils Stærk, Overgaden, and Brandts, as well as abroad at Göttingen Kunstverein (DE), Künstlerhaus Bethanien (DE), Henie Onstad Kunstsenter (NO), and Emily Harvey Foundation (US). Furthermore, Porsager has participated in dOCUMENTA (13), and the 14th Istanbul Biennial. In 2018 she inaugurated the memorial Gravitational Ripples in Stockholm (SE) commemorating the Swedish lives lost in 2004 to the tsunami in Southeast Asia. In November 2020, Porsager opens a solo exhibition at Moderna Museet in Stockholm.