Specialpris / Special Prize 2017

Dejportræt af Majbritt og familie

Søren Dahlgaard (1973)

Danmark / Denmark

Dejportræt af Majbritt og familie (med Warhol’s dåser i samlingen
på Randers kunstmuseum) / Dough Portrait of Majbritt and Family (with Warhol’s Cans in the Collection
at Randers Art Museum)

Fotografi / Photography

110 x 160 cm

Søren Dahlgaard, born in Denmark and raised in Sorgenfri. Educational background: Slade Art School, London 1997-2002. Currently resides in Melbourne, where he is working on a PhD (2015-18) at the University of Melbourne. Søren Dahlgaard has been exhibiting internationally for 15 years. The dough portrait photo series was initiated in 2008 at The National Gallery of Denmark. Here, hundreds of people turned up and 150 were photographed with their heads covered with dough.