Yvette Brackman is an artist based in Copenhagen, Denmark. Her work takes many forms such as installation, sculpture, performance, video and text. She explores themes such as the relationship of the body to space and memory; the interaction between origin and trauma as a result of displacement and exile; cultural survival and adaptability and political systems and their consequences. She frequently uses textiles to explore subjects such as fashion, commodity, distribution and exchange. Her work has a performative character engaging a combination of sculptural elements and time-based media. Her installations explore the role of narrative in social relations. Her work often engages the audiences though performance, participatory strategies and artworks that the viewer can engage.
Her most recent solo exhibition was at Overgaden Center for Contemporary Art in Copenhagen in 2015. Other recent exhibitions include The Moscow Biennial 2013 The Liverpool Biennial 2012, Liverpool, England, Freies Museum, Berlin, Germany, LAXART, Los Angeles, CA, and Museum of Contemporary Art, Roskilde, Denmark. In Summer 2016 she presented Belongings, 2016 and AGIT MEM, 2016 in the exhibition Unknown Landscape curated by Anja Franke in Gilleleje, Danmark. She also curated an exhibition in summer 2016 called Poor & Needy at The Great Poor Farm Experiement in Wisconsin together with the artist, Lise Haller Baggesen. This coming spring she will have an exhibition at Vox Populi in Philadelphia, PA and The Suburban, Milwaukee, WI. For further study, her monograph, a talk, and an interview.