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b. Copenhagen, Denmark, 1976

  • EDUCATION

    • 1999–2000

      • Fatamorgana, The Danish School of Art Photography
    • 1997–1998

      • The European Film College
  • SOLO EXHIBITIONS

    • 2017

      • Road of Bones, Leica Gallery, Milan, Italy
      • With And Without You, Museumsbygningen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    • 2015

      • Sabine, Lianzhou Photo Festival, China
      • Arrivals and Departures, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York
      • L’Intima Distanza, Scalone Vanvitelliano, Pesaro, Italy
      • Arrivals and Departures, Images Singulières, Sète, France
      • Arrivals and Departures – Russia, Mongolia, China, Galleri Naboløs, Copenhagen, Denmark
      • I, Tokyo, Polka Galerie, Paris, France
    • 2014

      • Sabine, Braga Festival, Braga Portugal
      • Arrivals and Departures, Cortona On the Move Festival, Cortona, Italy
      • TouJours Avec Toi, Magnum Gallery, Paris, France
    • 2013

      • The Gomez-Brito Family, Maison du Danemark, Paris, France
      • Stories, Bielsko-Biala FotoArtFestival, Bielsko-Biala, Poland
      • Stories, Landskrona Art Gallery, Landskrona, Sweden
      • Arrivals and Departures, Leica Gallery, Prague
    • 2012

      • Arrivals and Departures, c/o Berlin, Germany
    • 2011

      • Jacob Aue Sobol: Fortællinger, Fotografisk Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
      • I, Tokyo/Sabine, Madrid Foto 2011, Spain
      • I, Tokyo/Sabine, Galería Rita Castellote, Madrid, Spain
    • 2010

      • Sabine and I, Tokyo, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, NY
    • 2009

      • I, Tokyo, Rencontres d’Arles, Arles, France
    • 2008

      • I, Tokyo, Museet for Fotokunst, Odense, Denmark
    • 2007

      • Sabine, Silo Gallery, Porto, Portugal
      • Sabine, Month of Photography, Krakow, Poland
      • Sabine, Gallery Sztuki, Konin, Poland
    • 2006

      • Sabine, Yours Gallery, Warsaw, Poland
      • Sabine, Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool, UK
    • 2004

      • Sabine, Festival of Danish Art, Toronto, Canada
      • Sabine, Frederiks Bastion, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • GROUP EXHIBITIONS

    • 2015

      • Fourteen Narratives, BIBLIOTEKET, Copenhagen, Denmark
      • Magnum Contact Sheets, Istanbul Modern, Istanbul, Turkey
    • 2014

      • Veins, Three Shadows Photography Art Centre, Beijing, China
      • Veins, Rosfoto, St. Petersburg, Russia
      • Still with You, Mc2gallery, Milan, Italy
      • Postcards from America, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
      • Magnum Contact Sheets, C/O Berlin, Germany; Robert Capa Photo Center, Budapest, Hungary
    • 2013

      • No Place Like Home, Wilhelm-Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen, Germany
      • Veins, Embassy of Sweden, Riga, Latvia
      • Magnum Contact Sheet, Forte di Bard. Valle d’Aosta
    • 2012

      • Outside In, ArtScience Museum, Singapore
    • 2011

      • Face of Our Time, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA; University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI
      • Minor Cropping May Occur (selected diaries 1962-2011), Lombard-Freid Projects, New York, NY
    • 2009

      • Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City, Mexico
    • 2008

      • Unseen, Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai, China
      • Discovery of Fotofest 2006, Fotofest, Houston, TX
    • 2007

      • One shot each, Museet for Fotokunst, Odense, Denmark
      • Contemporary Danish Photography, Fotofest, Houston, USA
    • 2006

      • Closed Eyes, Museum of photographic Art, Odense, Denmark
      • 37 seconds, The BBC big screen, the Liverpool Biennial/The BBC, Liverpool
      • World Mental Health Day, Frederiksberg rådhus, Copenhagen, Denmark
    • 2005

      • Contemporary Danish Photography, Faulconer Galleri, Grinnell, Iowa, USA; Frispark, Galleri Spark, Copenhagen, Denmark
    • 2003

      • Charlottenborg forårsudstilling, Copenhagen, Denmark
      • Odense photo triennale, Museum of photographic Art, Odense, Denmark
    • 2001

      • Greenland in pictures, The National Museum of Photography, Copenhagen
    • 2000

      • Sons and lovers, Galleri Bossky, Copenhagen, Denmark
    • 1999

      • Fatamorgana anniversary exhibition, Øksne-hallen, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • GRANTS AND AWARDS

    • 2012

      • The Danish Arts Council
    • 2011

      • The Danish Arts Council
    • 2010

      • Blix-foundation
    • 2009

      • The Danish Arts Foundation Grant, The Danish Arts Council, Copenhagen, Denmark
    • 2008

      • Leica European Publishers Award
      • The Danish Arts Foundation, The Danish Arts Council
      • The Toyota Foundation, Johanne and Aage Louis-Hansen Fund
    • 2007

      • Politiken’s fund, Johanne and Louis Hansens Fund
      • Fogtdals Foto Award
    • 2006

      • World Press Photo 1st prize, Daily Life Stories
    • 2005

      • Nominated, Deutche Börse Photography Prize
      • The National Art Foundation, Politiken’s fund, Johanne and Louis Hansens Fund
    • 2004

      • The Danish Contemporary Art Foundation: The Visual Arts Centre, BG-Foundation, The Copenhagen Visual Art Department, King Christian X’s Foundation, The Denmark-Greenland Cultural Fund, C.L.David Grant
    • 2003

      • The National Art Foundation, The Danish Contemporary Art Foundation: The Visual Arts Centre, The Literature Centre, Politiken’s Fund, The Royal Greenland Foundation, Aage og Johanne Louis-Hansen’s Trust, The Greenland Christmas Seal Foundation, Nordbok: The Nordic Literature and Library Committee, The Danish Parliament’s Greenland Trust.
    • 2002

      • C.L.Davids Scholarship, The Danish Parliament’s Greenland Trust, 2001 Queen Margrethe and Prince Henrik’s Foundation, The Velux Foundation, The Greenland Home Rule Culture Fund, C.L.Davids, Qilakitsoq-Foundation
    • 2000

      • The Danish Ministry of culture’s Development Fund, C.L.Davids Grant.
  • FILM

    • 2004

      • Rejsen, 12min, short film, photographer, Cotzal, Guatemala
    • 1998

      • Take the A-train, 22 min. short film, director, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • COLLECTIONS

      • Museet For Fotokunst (Museum of Photographic Art) Odense, Denmark.
      • Det Nationale Fotomuseum (The Royal Library National Collection of Photography), Copenhagen, Denmark
      • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
      • Statens Kunstfond (The National Arts Foundation), Copenhagen, Denmark
      • The Alfond Collection of Contemporary Art at Rollins College, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Winter Park, FL
  • SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

      Iyer, Pico. “Arrivals and Departures.” Aperture Magazine 21 March 2016
    • 2016

      • Knoblauch, Loring. “Jacob Aue Sobol, By the River of Kings.” Collector Daily 15 July 2016
      • Iyer, Pico. “Arrivals and Departures.” Aperture Magazine 21 March 2016
    • 2015

      • Knoblauch, Loring. “Jacob Aue Sobol, Arrivals and Departures @ Yossi Milo.” Collector Daily 31 July 2015
      • Waldek, Stefanie. “A Danish Artist Phtographs Life Along The Trans-Siberian Railway.” Architectural Digest 23 July 2015
      • “Arrivals and Departures.” GUP Magazine July 2015
      • Laster, Paul. “9 Things to Do in New York’s Art World Before July 17.” New York Observer, Culture 13 July 2015
    • 2013

      • “Veins” Dewi Lewis Publishing
      • Curtis, Elissa. “Arrivals and Departures: A Trans-Siberian Journey.” Photo Booth, New Yorker 20 June
    • 2012

      • Aue Sobol, Jacob, “Arrivals and Departures” The Leica Camera Blog USA
      • “Talent: Jacob Aue Sobol”, Foam Magazine, Issue #16, The Netherlands
    • 2010

      • “Jacob Aue Sobol” [Review] Artforum, USA
    • 2009

      • “Jacob Aue Sobol” [Review], The New Yorker, New York, NY
    • 2008

      • Tokyo, Actes Sud (France), Apeiron (Greece), Dewi Lewis Publishing (Great Britain), Edition Braus (Germany), Lunwerg Editores (Spain), Mets & Schilt (The Netherlands) and Peliti Associati (Italy)
      • “Sabine.” Foam Magazine Holland
      • “Sabine.” Mare Magazine Germany
      • “I, Tokyo.” British Journal of Photography Great Britain
    • 2007

      • Month of Photography, Katalog, Krakow, Poland
      • “Sabine.” Ojo de Pez Spain
      • “Tokyo, Guatemala and Sabine.” Gomma Magazine, UK
      • Volkskrant Magazine, Greenland, Holland
    • 2006

      • “Sabine” [Review]. Source Magazine, Ireland
      • “Greenland.” Internazionale, 5 pages, Italy
      • “Sabine” [Review]. The Guardian/Observer, UK
      • “Gua.” British Journal of Photography, UK
      • “Guatemala.” Internazionale Italy
      • “Sabine/Guatemala.” PDN Magazine USA
      • “Sabine/Greenland.” Pozytyw Magazine, Poland
    • 2005

      • “Sabine.” Foto 8 Magazine, UK
      • “Sabine” [Review]. British Journal of Photography, UK
      • “Sabine” [Review]. Identity Matters, Holland
      • “Sabine.” Scandinavian Photography 2:Denmark, Catalog, USA,
      • “Sabine.” Danish Photography – I egen samling, Catalog, Denmark
    • 2004

      • “Sabine.” Politikens Forlag, Copenhagen, Denmark
      • “Sabine” [Review].Information, Denmark
      • “Sabine” [Review].Weekend-Avisen, Denmark
      • “Sabine” [Review].Politiken, Denmark
      • “Sabine” [Review].Jyllands-posten, Denmark
      • “Sabine” [Review].Berlingske-Tidende, Denmark