Ragnhild May

Visual artist and composer. Working with sound art, installation and sculpture. Based in Copenhagen, Denmark

info@ragnhildmay.com

This website is supported by:

Statens Kunstfond/The Danish Arts Foundation

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Ragnhild May *1988 Denmark

info@ragnhildmay.com

Education

2015-18 Fulbright Scholar Music/Sound MFA, Bard College, New York (US) 

2012-13 Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Sculpture, Erasmus Scholar (AT) 

2009-14 The Jutland Art Academy, Visual Arts MFA (DK)

 

Selected performances

2020 Copenhagen Art Week (DK)

Kunstnernes Hus Oslo (NO)

Downtown Music Gallery NYC (US)

Rensselear Polytechnic Institute (US)

Nordic Music Days (FO)

2019 Roulette NYC (US)

KLANG Roma (IT)

Mellemting Mellem Ting, Den Frie Udstillingsbygning (DK)

Café OTO (UK)

Cairo Contemporary Music Days (ET) 

Forrest Limit (JP)

OtoOto Tokyo (JP)

Astrid Noacks Atelier

Gaudeamus Muziekweek (NL)

Festival Mileux (FR)

2018 Extreme Chill Reykjavik (IS)

Ung Nordisk Musik Festival Bergen (NO)

Lyd og Litteratur Festival (w. Áaiun Nin) Aarhus (DK)

Hopkins Center for the Arts (US)

SPOR Festival for New Music & Sound Art (w. Stefan Maier) Aarhus (DK)

Overgaden Institute for Contemporary Arts (DK)

2017 Ausland Berlin (DE)

AHEAD Festival for Music and Performance Art, Vilnius (LT)

Mikro Musik Festival DAAD Galerie Berlin (DE)

Copenhagen Contemporary (DK)

SuperDeluxe Tokyo (JP)

SOTO Kyoto (JP)

KHIASMA Paris (FR)

Schaubühne Lindenfels, Leipzig (DE)

2016 G(O)NG TOMORROW Koncert Kirken (DK)

Espaco Cultural des Merces, Lissabon (PT)

2015 The Issue Project Room, New York (US)

SMK FridaysThe Baroque Edition, The Danish National Gallery (DK)

2014 ACTS 2014, Museum for Contemporary Arts, Roskilde

2013 Museum for Contemporary Arts, Roskilde

 

Solo Exhibitions

2019-20VEGA ARTS (DK)

TADA Art Space (DK)

2018 Die Raum Berlin (DE) 

Galleri RUM/KLANG 

2017 Vindspejlet på Ofelia Plads (w. Ea Borre)

Inverted (w. Stefan Maier) InterArtsCenter Malmö (SE)

Organisme (w. Ea Borre), Spanien19C, Aarhus (DK)

 

Commissions

2021 Lutter Ører (Helsingør Sundhedshus) Kurateret af CATCH

2012 Børnehaven Egetræet (Ejby, Fyn)

 

Selected Group Shows

2020 Interdimentionale, Gammelgaard Museum (DK)

2019 Vizura Aperta (HR)

Meetings Thorsminde (DK)

KOLONIEN Biennale III (DK)

2018 Organ, RØM (DK)

Vizura Apera (HR)

Rythm is a Dancer, Huset for Kunst og Design, Holstebro (DK)

2017 Engros, Grøntorvet (DK)

2016 Thingness, Künstlerhaus Dortmund, Dortmund (DE)

Ingediens, Konsthall Varberg, Varberg (SE) 

2015 Bizarre Sound Creatures, Dutch Design Week, Eindhoven (NL)

2014 Klangmanifeste, Künstlerhaus, Wien (AT)

REVISIT, Overgaden Institute for Contemporary Arts (DK)

2013 LAK Festival for Nordic Sound Art (DK)

X-Border Art Biennale, Museum Arcticum, Rovaniemi (FI), Luleå (SE), Sveremosk (RU)

 

Awards & Grants

2020-22 The Young Artist Elite, The Danish Arts Council

2019 Dansk Komponistforening, Lund/Bugge Legat, SNYK

2018 Carl Nielsen Talent Pris for unge komponister, Arbejdslegat Dansk Komponistforening, 

2015-19 Arbejdslegater Statens Kunstfonds Legatudvalg for Musik og Billedkunst 

2016-17 Fulbright Scholarship

 

Publications

2019 Onomatopoetica, Laura Lies In (Casette/Vinyl)

2018 Pa Vi Li On featuring on The Year of the Catdog af Arturas Bumsteinas (CD)

2017 Harmoniske Øvelser, LP (Sensorisk Verden) (Vinyl)

UNHEAD Records Compilation
 (Online)

2013 The Sound Art Archive, Sound Art Anthology (CD) 

 

Residencies

2020 EMS Stockholm 

The Danish Art Workshops

2019 The Danish Academy in Rome (IT)

3331 Tokyo (JP)

2018 EMS Stockholm

2017 ParadiseAir (JP)

Inter Arts Center Malmö (SE)

Cité Internationale des Arts Paris (FR)

2016 Hangar Centro Investigacao Artistica (PT)

International Studio & Curatorial Program, New York City (US)

EMS Stockholm
2015 AirTækkerBerlin, Berlin (DE)
2014 Diabas Masterclass, Olofström, (SE)
2013 Kiefter Steinbruch Steinbildhauer Symposium, Salzburg (AT)