Morten Meldgaard
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    1435 København K

    Denmark

20052019

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Curriculum vitae

  

Name
Morten Meldgaard

Position
Asc. professor

Location
The Royal Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture. Architecture, Space & Time,
Institute for Building, landscape & planning

Research profile/education
Morten Meldgaard (b. 1970) is a film director, architect and PhD in film and architecture. He graduated from the The Royal Academy of Fine Arts, school of architecture in 1997 and National Film School of Denmark's TV study programme in 2003 and is currently employed with The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture, as a writer, scientist and teacher. The thesis "Construction of the Gaze" earned him the PhD degree in 2009. Meldgaards research field is centred on the concept of montage in film and architecture.

In addition to his employment with The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts Morten Meldgaard works in creative film practice in cooperation with Anne Wivel and the film production company Barok Film A/S. The documentary film "Kim" is Meldgaard's debut as a film director and director of photography

Occupation

2009-

Assistant professor, Institute for design and communication, The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture, Copenhagen.

2009

Consultant for DAC, "Around the Corner" exhibition of new urban spaces.

2008-

Teacher, dept. 6, Space and form Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture.

2005-08

Ph.D. "Construction of the gaze" / Blikkets konstruktion", The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture, Copenhagen.

2006

Artistic director on three animation films for the Studio Smith, Hammer & Lassen, Copenhagen.

2006-2009

Director of the documentary film "KIM", 93 min., Barok film.

2005

Assistant dir. / photographer, "A Madman, a Lover or a Poet" by Anne Wivel. Barok film, 80 min.

2005-

Teacher, "Cinematic visualization", "Time and Place", "Montage and Collage", "Space and Film". Misc. lectures, Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture, Copenhagen.

2004

Teacher, Players-Project, The Film School at Betty Nansen, Copenhagen.

2003-

Teacher, "Colour, Character, framing", "Shot-Reverse shot", TV department, National Film School of Denmark, Copenhagen

1999

Assistant Editor, "Frank Gehry", "New German Architecture", 2x 48 min. MBP, New York City.

Competitions, prizes

2008

"MADe in China", a film on the MAD studio, "Megacities" competition, The Danish Film Institute.

2004

"Smith, Hammer & Lassen", a film about an architectural office, "The Pictures of Power", competition. The Danish film institute

Works

Filmography as Director:

 

2009

"Kim", Barok film, 93 min.

2006

"Atlantik", The Danish Film Institute's Film workshop, 47 min.

2004

"Behind Young Andersen", Nordisk Film, 28 min.

2003

"Right Hand", graduation film, National Film School of Denmark, 24 min.

2002

"Declaration of love", Danida/ National Film School of Denmark, 24 min.

2001

"Excursion to Mountains", Interim film, National Film School, 16 min.

1997

"Memory of a future" KA, 8 min.

1996

"Essen" DFIV, 12 min.

1995

"Function" DFIV, 19 min.

Publications

2009

Ph.D. "Construction of the gaze" / Blikkets konstruktion", The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture, Copenhagen

2009

"Der er ingen lommer i det sidste sæt tøj", artikel, Arkitekturmagasinet, Sept. 2009

2009

"Om at lave film", forord til afgangskatalog, Den Danske Filmskole

2008

"Se på hvaler under jorden", Debat, Arkitekten

2008

"Notes on the ordinary", paper/DVD, "Complexcity of the ordinary" konference, KA

2008

"Om Atlantik", Skolepublikation 2008, KA

2007

"Clock for seing", paper, "Agents of change" konference, KA

Exhibitions

Videoinstallations, exhibitions, screenings

 

1995-2007

Digital Practice, Meldahl Smedje, Cph. Forårs-og Efterårsudstilling, Charlottenborg, Cph., Galleri Airplay, Cph., Forum Stadtpark, Graz, Düsseldorfer Herbst, Statstheater München, Filmhaus Köln, Saarbrücken Musueum, Copenhagen Dox, Kbh. DR2. DR1, TV-glad.

Conferences

2007-08

Presentation and paper on "Architects-Agents of change" and "Complexity of the ordinary", Cph.

Research area

  • Architecture
  • Graphic design and visuel media
  • Process and method
  • Theory and philosophy
  • Aesthetics and form
  • film + architecture