Michael Madsen was born in 1971. He is a director of several documentaries a.o. the Award-winning To Damascus – a Film on Interpretation (2005) and founder and artistic leader of the Sound/Gallery, a 900 square meter sound diffusion system underneath the Town Hall Square in Copenhagen, Denmark (1996-2001). Selected art projects include: Audience (van Gogh#7), design of SPOR 2007, festival for new music and sound art; and Public Service (van Gogh#6) Phase 1: Idea and concept for a new music library in Odense, Denmark. In addition, Michael has been guest lecturer at a.o. The Royal Danish Academy of Art, The Danish Film School, University of California, University of Western Sydney and School of Architecture in London.
Himmelnattens kejser/Celestial Night: A Film on Visibility (Denmark, 2003)
To Damascus – a Film on Interpretation (45´, Denmark, 2005)
Into Eternity (75´, Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Italy, 2010)
The Average of the Average (55', Denmark, 2011)
Documentary Concert (silent film with live music performance; 55', Denmark, 2013)
Cathedrals of Culture (TV Series documentary) - Halden Prison (26', Denmark, 2014)
The Visit (Documentary) (83', Denmark, 2015)
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