Mette Kit Jensen is an artist based in Copenhagen, DK. She has attended the Art Academy in Hamburg (2002) and she has a MA in Art Theory and Communication from The Royal Danish Academy of Art (2004).
Her main interest is to observe and reflect habits, roles and rutines in public space. Since 2010 she identifies herself as a flâneuse, a female character who strolls around in public space looking for inspiration. In other projects she involves people in complex situations or walks. She works with text works, audioguides, performance lectures, actions, conversations, objects and installations.
She also works as a columnist for the danish online magazine Kunsten.nu.
She has been taking part in numerous exhibitions and festivals, among other: “Transitions”, The Womens Museum, Århus DK 2019, “Perform’Action Live Art”, Yaoundé, Cameroun 2018, “Fläneuse De lÉurope”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Roskilde DK 2014 (solo), “Feminists in Space”, Warehouse 9, Kbh. DK2011, “Fish and Ships” Kunsthaus Hamburg DE2007, ”Berlin Alexanderplatz, Urban art Stories”, Alexanderplatz, Berlin, DE2005, "Get that balance," Kampnagel K3 2001, Hamburg, DE, “Liverpool Independent Biennal” UK 2002.
Mette Kit Jensen permanency at ZK/U is supported by the Danish Art Council.