Elmgreen & Dragset. Photo: Emanuele Cremaschi. Courtesy the artists.

Elmgreen & Dragset. Photo: Emanuele Cremaschi. Courtesy the artists.

Elmgreen & Dragset

Based in Berlin and London, the artists Elmgreen & Dragset, Michael Elmgreen (b. 1961, Copenhagen, Denmark) and Ingar Dragset (b. 1969, Trondeim, Norway), have worked together since 1995. Major solo exhibitions include The Nordic and Danish Pavilions, 53rd Venice Biennial (2009); MUSAC, León, Spain (2009); Serpentine Gallery, London (2006); The Power Plant, Toronto (2006); Prada Marfa, Marfa, Texas (2005); and MCA Chicago, Chicago (2005). They have participated in the Venice Biennial (2009); Sao Paulo Biennial (2002); and Gwangju Biennial (2002); Istanbul Biennial (2001); and Manifesta 3 (2000), among others. Accolades include the German Government's competition for a memorial in Berlin’s Tiergarten Park, in memory of the gay victims of the Nazi regime (2008), and the Preis der Nationalgalerie für Junge Kunst at Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin (2003).

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Elmgreen & Dragset
Artist Class
  • Sat. Nov 5, 3:00 pm
Take a very special class with Performa Commission artists Elmgreen & Dragset! Seats limited! $10 / 8 Student
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Opening Night Benefit
Featuring World Premiere of Elmgreen & Dragset's Happy Days in the Art World and Special Live Retrospective
  • Tue. Nov 1, 7:00 pm
Opening Night of Performa 11 with feature the world premiere performance by Elmgreen & Dragset, followed by an exceptional party featuring a retrospective of live performances by the artists. Multiple Ticket Levels
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Happy Days in the Art World
  • Tue. Nov 1, 7:30 pm
  • Thu. Nov 3, 7:30 pm
Elmgreen & Dragset reflect on the artworld in a Beckett-esque self-portrait starring Joseph Fiennes and Charles Edwards. $25 and up
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