Mikkel Carl (b. 1976) lives and works in Sorø. He has a BA in History of Ideas from Aarhus University and an MFA in visual arts from the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. He is currently prorector and an associate professor of Visual Arts and Exhibition Practice at the Funen Art Academy.
Mikkel Carl has exhibited at, e.g., Esbjerg Art Museum, Randers Art Museum, ARoS Aarhus Art Museum, HEART Herning Museum of Contemporary Art and at galleries and art institutions around the world, including: M23, New York; Anonymous gallery, Mexico City; Nordic Contemporary, Paris; Boavista Gallery, Lisbon; Basis, Frankfurt; Soy Capitáin, Berlin; Rogaland Art Center, Stavanger; David Dale Gallery, Glasgow; Nuuk Art Museum; Caves Art Center, Taipei.
The artist's installation works and large-scale sculptures are part of the permanent collection at ARoS, HEART, Arken, and Randers Kunstmuseum. Most recently, Mikkel Carl's permanent, outdoor installation I'll Be Your Mirror has opened in Augustiana Kunstpark and Kunsthal in Augustenborg.
Besides his artistic work, Mikkel Carl has curated several shows both in Denmark and abroad, has been a member of the Danish Arts Foundation's Committee of Visual Arts Grants Funding, and now acts in the capacity of an independent consultant for Det Obelske Familiefond.