Education and previous work:
Thyra is educated at The Royal Danish Academy. Together with Tal R, John Kørner, Suzette Gemzøe, Kirstine Reupstoff, Kasper Bonnen and other students she studied art by professor and painter Claus Carstensen
In the years 2001-2010, after her graduation from The Royal Danish Academy, Thyra Hilden (b. 1972) was a highly productive visual artist with a certain reputation on the international art scene. She was acknowledged for her symmetric photos, but even more so for the ongoing project City on Fire, projecting fire on cultural monuments, at the Copenhagen Cathedral, the ARoS Aarhus Art Museum, and not least the World Heritage Site Colosseum in Rome; but also in Gdansk, Germany, Seoul, Ukraine. The art installation City On Fire was settings the stage by the opening of the exhibition REFLECTION on Pinchuk Art Center Kiev together with the artists Antony Gormley, Andreas Gursky, Damien Hirst, Christian Marclay, Sarah Morris, Marc Quinn, Sam Taylor-Wood, Piotr Uklanski, Gabriel Orozco, Jeff Koons, Takashi Murakami, Peter Doig, Richard Phillips, Vasyl Tsagolov, Illya Chichkan & «Blue Noses», Serhiy Bratkov, Arsen Savadov.
The CITY ON FIRE artworks have been widely internationally exposed through BBC, CNN, Euronews, Associated Press, RAI and many other TV channels. See the TV interviews under: PRESS
ALBUM RELEASE 2/6 2023:
WHO DON’T WANT SOME LOVE DRUGS ?
LOVE DRUGS is a full album debut by Thyra. Just like the album title all 12 tracks are full of ironic twists and happy-sad sweet-pain paradoxes. Press highlights Thyras lyrics. All songs will fit any ART POP & INDIE playlist, perfect for relaxing or even dancing with friends. Thyra’s indie BAND is preparing for the summer concerts, and LIVE studio events in RADIO and TV! EPK: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/0vyd2iihj7tz3na/AABUWFz_4Gr8oOzhl978vRuHa?dl=0
Thyra Hilden reached by REUTERS and EURONEWS world attention to her SYMMETRIC oil paintings. See the oil paintings: SYMMETRY
Publications & Magazine reviews.
Thyra Hilden is featured in:
ART FORUM, International, September 2010 xlix, no. 1
FRIEZE, contemporary Art and Culture, issue 133, september 2010
Architectural Record, No. 5, 2008
Living Design, No. 5, 2007
Design Bureau, May/June 2014
MAKE, Maison&object, No. 26, january 2015
L+D, Luz + Design + Architecture, november/december 2010
H.O.M.E., wohnen architektur media mobil, No. 1 december 2008 + january 2009
Outline, architecture by Schmidt hammer lassen
Pen, with new attitude, No. 325, 2012
Mark #7, Another Architecture, April/May 2007
Mobel Kultur, magazin fur das mobel buisness, No. 12, 2012
Turn And Widen, The 5th Soul International Media Art Biennale 2008
Art Eon, Magazyn O Sztuce, nr. 11 2008
And many more….