Lise Autogena

Lise Autogena

United Kingdom

Lise Autogena is an installation artist and academic.


Lise Autogena (born Lise Mølgård Frandsen) is a Danish-born artist, who has lived in the UK since 1987. She was educated in glass and Fine Art (BA) at West Surrey College of Art, Art and Architecture (MA) (University of East London) and Fine Art Curating (MA) at Goldsmiths College.

Lise Autogena was a recipient of many awards for her work in glass, which has been exhibited internationally. In 1998 she was nominated for the Jerwood Prize for Glass. In 2004 she was a recipient of a four-year NESTA Fellowship from the National Endowment of Science Technology and the Arts for her large-scale multimedia installations.

Since the early 90’s, she has worked in partnership with the artist Joshua Portway, developing large-scale performances and multimedia installations. These projects have used film, custom-built technologies and global realtime data to explore how economic, geographic, technological and societal systems we have created, impact on our human experience and sense of self in the world. These projects have been exhibited around the world such as Tate Gallery, Somerset House, Gwangju Biennial, ZKM, Nikolaj Kunsthal Copenhagen, Malmo Kunsthal, Trondheim Kunsthal and ArtScience Museum Singapore.