Mogens JacobsenMogens Jacobsen (born 1959 in Rome) is a Danish artist living in Copenhagen.
Mogens Jacobsen works with technology, time-based objects and installations.
In the early 1990s he became a pioneer of net-art in Denmark. In 1992 he cofounded the Danish net-art collective "The Artnode Foundation".
Since 2000 Jacobsen has moved towards physical electronic objects and interactive installations. His works are often machines or devices that critically and humorously examine the aesthetics of technology and our everyday lives dealings with the materials of technology.
Mogens Jacobsen has exhibited at numerous national and international venues, among others at the Media Art Festival in Japan, FILE in Brazil, ZKM in Germany, the Transmediale in Germany, and the Ars Electronics in Austria, In 2018, he has completed a large-scale interactive sculpture in the city of Vallensbæk outside Copenhagen. This pioneering work was commissioned by the Danish Arts Foundation as the first permanent interactive electronic sculpture in outdoor public space.
Mogens Jacobsen teaches experimental and critical design at the IT University of Copenhagen. He often works in interdisciplinary collaborative groups and in research projects.