dance with space
dance with space
weave & twine
weave & twine
coil & stretch
coil & stretch
raise & drop
raise & drop

CV publications

CV                Helle Brabrand

-1971 Graduated from KA, School of Architecture, Department of Architecture, Copenhagen.

-2015              Appointed associate professor, emerita, KADK,School of Architecture, Copenhagen.

PUBLICATIONS peer-reviewed (selected and latest) 

-2018              Brabrand, Helle, Dance with Space – animate-configuring. RCA 2018 Conference, Faculty of Architecture, TU Kaiserslautern, Germany, 2018. Research culture in architecture, international conference on cross-disciplinary collaboration, p. 142-145.

-2017              Brabrand, Helle, Drawing Millions of Spaces, conference and exhibition, 2017 at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture (KADK) in Copenhagen, Denmark.Exibition: video 3 min., full paper presentation.

-2017              Brabrand, Helle, Along and Across – Kin-esthetic Space Making, Works+Words 2017, Biennale i kunstnerisk udviklingsvirksomhed i arkitektur, Det Kongelige Danske Kunstakademi, Copenhagen. Exibition: video 4 min., drawing series, abstract/catalogue, paper digital format:> workswords2017.

-2016              Brabrand, Helle,body-space-interface, interview and illustrations p. 169-183, ‘Refractions – Artistic Research in Architecture’. Anne Katrine Hougaard, Martin Søborg, Kristine Annabell Torp, Elise Lorensen, Christoffer Thorborg, Louise Grønlund. Architectural Publisher B, Copenhagen, 2016.

-2016              Brabrand, Helle,body-space-interface,website:

-2016              Brabrand, Helle, Kinaesthetic Space-making, Symposium: Body Space Object, Coventry, England (20.05.2016) Accepted abstract, digital format. 

-2014              Brabrand, Helle, What Images Do – drawing architecture, Symposium: What Images Do, Copenhagen, paper presented. Accepted abstract, paper in digital format. 

-2012              Brabrand, Helle,Incipient Movement. Drawing the seamless and the scaleless, Symposium: ScalelessSeamless? Performing a less fragmented architecture and education,EAAE-ENSA Munster. Video + stills, paper p.98-104                                                                  

-2012              Brabrand, Helle, Deterritorializing Drawing – transformation/deformation, 5th International Deleuze Studies Conference, New Orleans. Accepted abstract, digital format.

-2012              Brabrand, Helle,Rethinking the Human in Technology-Driven Architecture, KA12 Studies/Research. Kunstakademiets Arkitektskole p. 86-87.

-2012              Helle Brabrand m.fl., spacebody (2005), Kunstakademiets Arkitektskole. Kunstnerisk udviklingsvirksomhed (Artistic Research), Kulturministeriet (Ministry of Culture, Denmark). Rapport, digital format, p.24-25.

-2011              Brabrand, Helle,Body-Space Interface. Re-scripting and re-fabricating a critically responsive architecture,EAAE-ENSA International conference: Rethinking the Human in Technology-Driven Architecture, Chania, final paper in press. 

-2010              Brabrand, Helle, Mixed movements/performance-based drawing, ARCC/EAAE International conference: the place of research the research of place, Washington. Link to the final paper:

-2010              Brabrand, Helle, mixed movement in the composition plane, KA10 Studies/Research. Kunstakademiets Arkitektskole, p. 162-163.

-2010              Brabrand, Helle, Mixed movement/Mind and body Interface revisited, Third International Seminar, Architectonic Network, topic: Mind and Body Interface Revisited, Barcelona. Accepted abstract, digital format. 

-2009              Brabrand, Helle, and students: Blandede Bevægelser i Kompositionsplanet. Kunstnerisk udviklingsarbejde Praktik. Publikation, 47 pages, Kunstakademiets Arkitektskole, Helle Brabrand.

-2008              Brabrand, Helle, Spacewalking: how to exchange capacities of the moving body and the shaping of architecture, EAAE-ARCC International Conference: Changes of paradigms: architectural research and the digital world. Vol. 1.  Kunstakademiets Arkitektskole, p. 186-195.

-2008              Brabrand, Helle, mixed movement in the composition plane. Conceptual and sensuous interacting in architectural becoming.. The problem of interpretation in research in the visual and performing arts. 5th Research into practice conference 2008, 31. October: Royal Society of Arts. London UK. University of Hertfordshire, 2008. p. 55-57.

 -2006             Brabrand, Helle 2006, Architecture and embodiment, Spacebody actual virtual. Uddannelse, forskning og udstillinger 06. red. Anders Abraham and others, Copenhagen. Kunstakademiets Arkitektskole, p. 132-135.

-2006              Brabrand, Helle, Architecture and embodiment. (illustrations): Filosofi og arkitektur i det 20. århundrede. red. Carsten Thau. Copenhagen. Kunstakademiets Arkitektskole, Institut 1, p. 238-239

-2005              Brabrand, Helle, Architecture and embodiment.: Nordisk arkitekturforskning, Gøteborg, Vol. 18, Nr. 3, 2005, 4. p. 54-67.

-2005              Brabrand, Helle, Spacebody actual virtualas DVD. Produced in cooperation with Kjøbek, Jytte, choreography; Sørensen, Gert, sound. Copenhagen.