Gas9Gallery is a new gallery initiative in Copenhagen led and owned by art historian Christina Wilson. Gas9 strives to represent and collaborate with highly talented artists who are original in their thinking and constantly push the boundaries of aesthetics and content. Our exhibitions are founded in high artistic quality, both in content and expression, and we seek to provide space for new insights to unfold.
Gas9 will present 7-8 exhibitions annually with artists across generations and of different nationalities.
Gas9 is located at Gasværksvej 9 on Vesterbro, Copenhagen, under the same roof as Formation Gallery owned by Anne Riber. The two galleries strive to have collective openings, activities, and an annual joint exhibition presented across the joint space.
Christina Wilson has a long-standing career working in the art world. Being a former museum curator she opened her first art gallery Gallery Christina Wilson in 2002 representing a long list of internationally renown artists such as Jesper Just, Mette Winckelmann, Alicja Kwade, Sophie Calle, Vanessa Billy, John Kørner, FOS, Kirstine Roepstorff, and many others. During the 10 years the gallery existed it was active at international art fairs such as: Art Basel, LISTE Basel, Frieze London, Armory Show, NADA Miami, Art Bruxelles, Market Stockholm among others. After closing the gallery in 2012, Wilson became an art advisor for both cultural institutions, artists and private customers. During this work, Wilson developed a model for artistic talent development in order to give especially visual artists the tools for developing a sustainable artistic and professional practice. Her methodology includes narrative therapy, self leadership, and identity forming, all in support of the artists role in modern society. Wilson carries this model and experiende into her collaboration with artists in Gas9Gallery.
Nanna Saplana Thorning
Nanna Saplana has a master’s degree in Modern Culture from the University of Copenhagen with a thesis on Artistic Research & Posthumanism, and is a graduate of MA Visual Anthropology at Goldsmiths, University of London. She has much experience with art writing, communication, and has worked with many young contemporary artists and artistic development programs in Denmark through her previous work at Copenhagen Contemporary, Art Hub Copenhagen, and Overgaden Institute of Contemporary Art, in addition to curating freelance at Nikolaj Kunsthal, GL Strand @Læderstræde, and Villa Kultur.
Katrine Fischer is currently studying Art History at the University of Copenhagen.