Jette Hye Jin Mortensen (DK/KR)

Jette Hye Jin Mortensen Jette Hye Jin Mortensen, born 1980 in Korea and adopted to Denmark. In her works, her autobiography is opened up as artistic material, and herself as performative, corporeal site for gestural drama.Text and manuscripts often surrounds the works, displayed alongside the actual projects as a reminder of the “hidden text”: the ideological, cultural web that surrounds any work of art. For Samtalekøkkenet, January 2011, she showed her video work “Tell it the way they tell it” and talked about it: It was live-reviewed by Mette Garfield, Teater 1: January 2012, she performed “Songbook”: http://www.jettehyejinmortensen.com/