Mads Lynnerup’s practice incorporates video, performance, sculpture, and installation. Lynnerup’s work is influenced by societal and economic issues and is a commentary on its own playful manner on everyday experiences as well as tendencies and trends within the art world.
Lynnerup received an MFA from Columbia University in New York City and a BFA from San Francisco Art Institute. Lynnerup has an extensive national and international exhibition record including commissions and exhibitions at Creative Time, PS.1, MTV, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco; The Mori Art Museum; Tokyo; Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; and Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany to mention a few. He is a Eureka Fellowship recipient as well as an Artadia, and Toby Devan Lewis Award winner. In addition, he is currently the chair of the New Genres program and an assistant professor at the San Francisco Art Institute.