Jorgen Callesen holds a Ph.D. in Information & Media Studies from Aarhus University and has worked with digital media and performance art for more than 20 years. As a practicing artist he has created performances, lectures and installations which often include digital, interactive and generative media.
The work frequently has a queer perspective which question norms and aesthetics regarding gender and identity and the representation of the body. The pieces have been presented in different formats and venues ranging from art academies, galleries, theater festivals, TV interviews, public events all over Europe. He is a skilled multimedia artist developing subtle and engaging virtual characters and studied puppetry at The Ernst Busch Academy of Dramatic Art, Berlin, Germany and image work with Kitt Johnson, X-act, Copenhagen, DK..
Jørgen Callesen lives in Copenhagen where he works as the artistic director of the live art venue Warehouse9 established in 2007.