Peter Voss-Knude is an artist and songwriter who merges art with music

born 1987 in Copenhagen // //

Education & positions

2020- The Nordic Faeries – Gathering organiser and community member

2018-2020 Bergen Academy of Art – Master of Fine Arts

2009-2012 Goldsmiths University of London – BA Fine Art & Art History – passed with distinction

2010-11 intern for contemporary artist Fiona Banner

Selected press-clippings (online)


Art Review Review of the exhibition at Last Tango 

Frieze – Review of the concert at Statens Museum for Kunst 

American Songwriter – Review of the Anti-Terror Album 

Passive/Agressive – feature on The Anti-Terror Album 


Politiken – Feature on the exhibition at Overgaden Institute of Contemporary Art 

Information – Interview on Peter & the Danish Defence Vol. i 

Information – Review of The Anti-Terror Album 

Berlingske Tidende – Review of the public sculpture 1.1 Ton Rose Quartz Terror Barricade 

Public Collections

2023 – Frontlinje (public sculpture) commisioned by Københavns Professionshøjskole (in process) [DK] 

2023 – In love (pastel painting) acquired by Kunst På Arbejde [DK]

2020 – 1.1 Ton Rose Quartz Terror Barricade (public sculpture) & 

The Anti-Terror Album (soundwork) acquired by the Museum of Contemporary Art [DK]

Music records (available on spotify, itunes etc.)

2020 The Anti-Terror Album – PV Knude 

2017 Vol. ii – Peter & the Danish Defence 

2016 Vol. i – Peter & the Danish Defence

Selected exhibitions & concerts

2023 Acoustic concert at Gyldendal publishing house for Mads Lohdals book launch for “Soft Boys” [DK] 

2023 Illuminations – Solo exhibition at Frederikshavns Kunstmuseum [DK]

2022 The Fall Exhibition – Censured group exhibition at Den Frie [DK]

2023 Public commission by Vallensbæk kommune (in process) [DK]

2022 Public commission nomination by Hvidovre Kommune [DK]

2021 Public commission nomination by the Ministry of Defence [DK]

2021 Public commission by University College Copenhagen (in process) [DK]

2020 The Anti-Terror Tour – Solo exhibition at Kunsthal 3.14 [NO]

2020 The Anti-terror Album – Solo exhibition at the Museum for Contemporary Art [DK]

2020 MFA group exhibition – at Kode 2 [NO]

2020 Anti-Krig – group exhibition at USF [NO]

2019 Migrant Car – collab. w Gitte Sætre & Ed D’Souza for the Oslo Biennale [NO]

2019 The language of terror is terror itself, the terror of language is terror itself, the terror of terror is language itself –  solo exhibition at Galerie Wedding [DE]

2018 Think of me as a carol – solo exhibition at Grimmuseum [de]

2017 The Male Version of a Sports Bra – Duo exhibition with Fiona Banner at Last Tango [CHE]

2017 Peter & the Danish Defence Live – Concert at The National Gallery [DK]

2017 Peter & the Danish Defence Live – Concert performance at Code Art Fair [DK]

2017 Peter & the Danish Defence – Solo exhibition at Overgaden Institute for Contemporary Art [DK]

2016 Release Concert – Concert performance at the National Museum of Denmark DK] 

2015 The anatomy of a beating heart – Solo exhibition & Performance at Counter Space, Zürich [CHE]

2015 Group show with citylink, Edinburgh [SCT]

2014 Voice of Steel – Burlesque music performance at Husets Teater [DK]

2013 Voina – Activist in 13 art actions, Ropenhagen/Roskilde [DK]

2013 carne vale – group show at flux factory, [USA]

2012 Peter & the Metropolitan Police – degree show at Goldsmiths University [UK]

2009 Synapse – group show at Goldsmiths University [UK]

2008 Trembling – Foundation degree group show at Arken Museum of Contemporary Art [DK]

2007 Rebellion skies – a series of art events in the tunnels of the streets of Copenhagen [DK]

Awards, grants & residencies

2022 Danish Art Council – for production of new works

2020 15. Juni Fonden – purchase of new work

2019 The Museum of Contemporary Art – residency

2020 Norwegian Arts council – work grant

2019 Meltzer Prize – project grant for top grade students

2018 Danish Art Council – for production of new works

2017 Danish Art Council – work grant for visual art

2017 Danish Art Council – for production of new works

2016 Danish Art Council – working grant for new contemporary music