Iben Mondrup

I am the author of four novels. My first novel Ved slusen was published in 2009 by the Greenlandic publishing house Milik Publishing. In 2012, Gyldendal published my second novel En to tre – Justine, and my third novel Store Malene, the sequel to En to tre – Justine, was published by Gyldendal in 2013. In September 2014, Gyldendal published my latest novel Godhavn.

I am a trained visual artist from The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, from which I graduated with my master’s degree in 2003. My background as a visual artist pervades my writing and I consciously work with the sensual aspects of language. One might say that in the past the human body, the floor and the camera were my materials and that words are my material now. Geographically I am likely to be located somewhere between Greenland and Denmark.

Accounts and descriptions of my authorship and my work as an artist you’ll find on this site. Additionally my archive of news articles and various other bits from post-colonial Greenland are to be found under the entry ‘Archiving the Arctic’.