Jens Haaning (born 1965) is an artist living and working in Copenhagen. His work addresses the issue of racism in Scandinavian society.
He has exhibited extensively, e.g. Documenta XI, Kassel; the 9th Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul and Traffic at CAPC Museé d'art contemporain, Bordeaux. Previously Haaning has shown at Migros Museum, Zürich; Museum Ludwig, Cologne, ICA London, Le Consortium, Dijon; Biennale des Arts (Dakar, Senegal); De Appel, Amsterdam; Moderna Museet, Stockholm; Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju; Apexart, New York City among other institutions. During the last couple of years Haaning has had solo exhibitions at San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, IAC Institut d'art Contemporain, Villeurbanne; Goodwater Gallery, Toronto; and Wiener Secession, Vienna.
2007 Awarded Eckersberg Medal