Artist, producer, curator and organiser, born 1957 in Stockholm, living and working in Copenhagen since 1982.
He is educated at The Royal Danish Art Academy and has has exhibited regularly in the Nordic countries, Europe and North America since 1982. He also works as an organiser and producer of many events and festivals, ranging from sound art to early music, such as Overgaden Sound Art Festival (2004) and Copenhagen Renaissance Music Festival (annually since 2006). In 2008 he made the videographic setting for the dance performance Closer, in collaboration with composer Simon Christensen and the dance company Åben Dans. Together with Magnus Tessing Schneider & Nordic Network for Early Opera he has done several baroque opera productions in Copenhagen, such as of Monteverdi’s L'Orfeo (2007), Monteverdi’s Poppea (2011) and Cavalli’s Gli Amore di Apollo et di Dafne (2014); and togther with Deda Cristina Colonna he staged Cavalieri’s Rappresentatione di Anima et di Corpo (2010). Björn is Artistic Director of KoncertKirken in Copenhagen and furthermore engaged as administrator and board member of several early music networks such as Nordic Network for Early Opera, NORDEM - Nordic Federation For Early Music, and REMA - European Early Music Network.
Artist-in-residence June 2015