Japan. Landskab/Portræt

About the artist

Birgit Kjærsgaard is a Danish media artist and architect. Since 2005 she has continuously been creating the VERDENSRUM series, which is a 3D-film and cross-artistic project about cultural icons or metaphors of important world cultures such as Arab, India, China and Japan.

Her work is based on the fascination for foreign cultures, their aesthetic and spiritual dimensions. Points of departure for her exploration are designs, figures, signs, gestures, landscapes, cities and the weather.
Birgit Kjærsgaards works are conceived within interdisciplinary terms, and they incorporate photography, film, performance, music, and aroma, and she works with participants from various the fields as well such as dramaturges, composers, choreographers, computer scientists etc.