Biography

Born 1974 in Denmark
Lives and works in Berlin

Education

1999
Photojournalist from the Danish School of Journalism, Denmark

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2018
42nd and Vanderbilt, Eighteen Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

2014
Last Flight: An American Anthology, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

2011
Babel Tales: Redux, V1 Gallery NYC, New York, NY

2010
Babel Tales, Colette, Paris, France
Babel Tales: Addendum, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
Danish Diaries, World Expo, The Danish Pavilion, Shanghai, China [Catalogue]

2009
Dream Amsterdam, Dream Amsterdam Foundation, Museumplein, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Babel Tales, Ron Mandos Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2008
The Eye of the Beholder, a solo project at Voltashow, New York, NY [Catalogue]

2007
Babel Tales, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

Selected Group Exhibitions

2020

Upcoming

Museo Kaluz, Mexico City

2019

Bad Moon Rising, Chris Duncan & Peter Funch (duo show), PARIS PHOTO  Grand Palais, Paris, France
Meltdown – A visualization of Climate Change by Project Pressure, Horniman Museum, London
Street, Life, Photography, Kunsthaus Vienna, Vienna [Catalogue]
The Danish Photo Book 1919 – 2019, Malmö Kunsthall, Malmö
Meltdown – A visualization of Climate Change by Project Pressure, Naturhistorisches Museum, Vienna
23rd edition of the CONTACT Photography Festival, Toronto

2018

A History of Photography: Daguerreotype to Digital, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, United Kingdom
Asger Carlsen & Peter Funch (duo show), PARIS PHOTO  Grand Palais, Paris, France
MINE II, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
Big Art, Charlottenburg Kunsthal, Copenhagen, Denmark
When Records Melt by Project Presssure, Unseen Platform, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Triennial of Photography, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany (catalogue)
Photography to end all Photography, Photobiennalen 2018, Brandts, Odense, Denmark
Asger Carlsen and Peter Funch V1 gallery, Paris Photo, France
2017
Ramt af Byen, Danish Architecture Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Broken Camera, V1 Gallery, Paris Photo, France
2015
Hamster and Hipster – The Aesthetics of the Mobile Phone, Museum Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
2014
New York New York, Viborg Kunsthal, Denmark
2013
Summer Reading, The Hole, New York, USA
State of The Art, Copenhagen Photo Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark
2012
Tonight We Won’t Be Bored, V1 Gallery X Anniversary, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
Terra Cognita Museum Belvédère, Heerenveen/oranjewoud. Photofestival Noorderlicht
Paraty Em Foco Photo Festival In Rio De Janeiro, Brasil
Paper Match Halmlageret/carlsberg, Copenhagen Denmark
Hello Materials, Danish Design Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
An Øje For The Hole, The Hole Nyc, New York, Usa
Mods Vs Rockers, Brooklyn Edition Curated By Vincent Szarek, The Essential Collection & V1 Gallery
2011
Myter Om Den Naere Fremtid – Ny Dansk Fotografi, Fotografisk Center, Copenhagen
The Eye Is A Lonely Hunter: Images Of Humankind, 4. Fotofestival Mannheim Ludwigshafen Heidelberg
Role And Ritual, Kunsthalle Mannheim
The Practice Of Everyday Life, Kunstverein Ludwigshafen
Living Frontiers Of Architecture Iii And Iv, Louisiana, Denmark
What’s He Building In There? An Ode To The Darker Side Of Curiosity, Fuse Gallery, New York Status – Somewhere Between Position And Condition, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen.
2010
New Work New York, Tiny Vices, New York
Copenhagen Photo Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark
Gallery, Contemporanea Granada, Spain.
Oneshot, Allmänna Galleriet 925, Stockholm, Sweden
2009
OneShot, Werkstette Copenhagen
2008
The Destruction of Atlantis, Union Gallery, London, UK
Fogtdals Fotografpriser 2008, Fotografisk Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
Charlotte Fogh Contemporary, Aarhus, Denmark
2007
Spitting Image, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
2006
DNA (Diesel New Art), Winners exhibited in Denmark, Sweden and Norway
There is a U in Us, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
2005
Random Happenings, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
Face to Face – New Portraits, Lumas, Berlin, Germany
2004
A Celebration of Rebellion, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
2003
Foam Photography Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2001
On Contempo, Kunsthallen, Copenhagen, followed in Zing Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden EinZweiDrei.com in Fotografisk Center, Copenhagen with the project Crossin Red Town Crossing Red Town, Arles Photo Festival, France. Crossing Red Town, Gallerie d’Essai, France

Selected​ ​Bibliography

2019
The Imperfect Atlas, TBW Books & V1 gallery (monograph)
Autofocus: The Car in Photography: V&A Publishing/Thames & Hudson, Marta Weiss
2018
Street, Life, Photography, Ed. by Sabina Schnakenberg. Kehrer, Hamburg, DE
2017
42nd and Vanderbilt, TBW Books, Oakland, US [Monograph] Foreword by Douglas Coupland 2016
Photowiz, Gestalten, Berlin, Germany
2015
Photographic Commission, Whitney Museum New Location, Commissioned by Whitney Museum, New York, NY
M. Le Magazine du Monde, 10 Page Interview and Portfolio, Issue 180, Paris, France 2014
Studies of Last Flight, Book N°10, Etudes Books, Paris, France [Monograph]
The World Atlas of Street Photography, Thames & Hudson, London, UK
New Yorker Interview and Portfolio, November, Online 2011
New York: A Photographer’s City, Rizzoli, New York, NY 2010
Babel Tales, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark [Monograph] Street Photography Now, Thames & Hudson, London, UK SELECTED

Awards & Scholarships

2018
The Art, Design and Architecture Award of the Year, Dir. Einar Hansen and wife Vera Hansen Foundation, International
2008
Palle Fogtdals Photo Award, Copenhagen, Denmark 2006
New Photographers 2007, curated by Lewis Blackwell
Winner of Diesel New Art in the Photo category
2003
Student at the 10th annual World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Finalist at SXSW Web Awards
2002
1st prize from Danish School of Journalism with portraits from World Trade Center, Aarhus, Denmark 2001
1st prize, Best in open Class in Danish Press Photo of the year, with the portraits from World Trade Center Crossing Red Town, awarded at the Arles Photo Festival, France
2000
1st prize in best photojournalist project of the year, from The Danish School of Journalism
Awarded in open class for the project Crossing Red Town, in Press Photo of the Year
1999
1st prize, Best Daily Picture in Danish Press Photo of The Year

Art Fairs

2018
Duo Presentation Asger Carlsen & Peter Funch. Paris Photo, Paris, France
2017
Paris Photo, Paris, France
2014
Market, Stockholm, Sweden.
Volta, Basel, Switzerland
2012
Armory New York, USA
2010
Volta6 Basel, Switzerland
Art Copenhagen, Denmark
2009
Art Copenhagen, Denmark
Volta5 Basel, Switzerland
ArtBrussels, Brussels, Belgium
2008
Art Copenhagen, Denmark
Voltashow Basel, Switzerland
Voltashow, The Eye of the Beholder, a Solo Project Art Fair, New York, USA

2007
Zoo Art Fair London, UK
Art Copenhagen, Denmark
Preview Berlin, Germany Voltashow Basel, Switzerland

2006
Preview Berlin, Germany
Art Copenhagen, Denmark

2005
Art Copenhagen, Denmark

2004
Art Copenhagen, Denmark

Selected Public & Private Collections

Victoria & Albert Museum, Collection of National Museum of Photography

Editorial Work

The New Yorker, New York Times Magazine, New York Magazine, Garage Magazine, Numero Magazine, Fast Company, Next Level, Adbuster, Neon, Big Magazine, Intersection, V Magazine, S Magazine