Inge Jacobsen

Embroidered Pages, I-D Magazine cover, copyright Inge Jacobsen

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Inge Jacobsen was born in Galway, Ireland. She attended Kingston University, London, where she studied Photography. She has worked as a professional artist since graduating in 2011.

 Jacobsen’s work has been exhibited in multiple shows around the world, from London to New York. In 2012 she was invited to exhibit alongside legendary YBA Sarah Lucas at Nick Knight’s SHOWstudio Shop as part of the ‘Selling Sex’ show.

 Inge’s other achievements include winning the Director’s choice award at the final Cork Street Exhibition in 2013 and being featured on countless websites, blogs and in over 40 publications worldwide. These publications include mainstream art, design, fashion magazines and websites such as Vogue, Juxtapoz Magazine, Frankie Magazine and FAD. In 2012 she was included in a list of the top 20 rising talents by a prominent Danish lifestyle magazine.

Giclee print of Cross-Stitched White Magazine Cover, 2011, copyright Inge Jacobsen

Giclee print of Cross-Stitched White Magazine Cover, 2011, copyright Inge Jacobsen

Jacobsen mainly uses found advertising imagery in her practice and uses thread as a way of physically intervening and appropriate their meaning. She calls this ‘hijacking’ the image and its intended message.

Source: https://ingejacobsen.com/

Photos has been taken from the artist’s website and are covered by copyright  

Copyright Inge Jacobsen

Hand Embroidered Magazine Cover, Colour Hijack, 2013, copyright Inge Jacobsen

Consumed 004”, Thread on Paper, copyright Inge Jacobsen

Consumed”, MiuMiu Campagin, 2015, copyright Inge Jacobsen

Gucci Campaign, 2015, Painting and Waeving, Part 2, copyright Inge Jacobsen

Vogue Cover April 2011, front, copyright Inga Jensen

Vogue Cover April 2011, back, copyright Inga Jensen

Back-Stitched Magazine Editorial, 2013, copyright Inge Jacobsen

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