Produced in occasion of his solo shows at Maat, Lisbon, and Kunsthal
Charlottenborg, Copehnagen, Servitudes. Circuits. Interpassivities.
is the first in-depth recognition into Jesper Just's multilayered body of
works. A filmmaker, a screenwriter, choreographer, and a performance
artist, Just's practice has been constantly changing and evolving, to the
point of comprising many different disciplines and media, melding together
to create a unique form of art. Together with an extensive visual
documentation of the artist's career, the book features texts and essays
by Andrew Berardini
, Irene Campolmi,
Pedro Gadanho, André Lepecki, Michael Thouberg, Marianne Torp, Fatos
“Jesper Just is an artist who has made himself known not only for the
faultless textural quality of his nonnarrative films but also for
conceiving them as part of highly complex architectural installations
that, by intervening in the visitor's experience, create a sensory journey
that requires the visitor to "perform"—willingly or not—within the space
in order to navigate it.”—Irene Campolmi
Published on the occasion of “Servitudes”, at Maat, Lisbon, from May 16 to
September 2, 2019, and at Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, from June
15 to August 11, 2019.
Born 1974 in Copenhagen, Jesper Just lives and works in New York.