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Återglans 2020

high visibility safety vest, wood frame

Transpasser 2020

high visibility safety vest, wood frame
@Defib Art / photo: Tina Nejderskog / video: Daniel Torarp

No Moment 2019

flat panel TV's, plywood pillars, 4 chanel video loop no sound

Voicing a body (in G major) 2018

speakers, wool string, eight channel sound mono loop

Attempted Escape #1 2018

plywood, foam mattress, cotton bed sheet, cell phone, digital image, sound mono loop

Soft Reboot
Collaboration with (Loes Degener & Douwe Mulder)

There is no such thing as a free lunch 2017

acrylic glass, wood, LED strip

Waste 2017

analog FM radio, metal fence, field recording mono sound, FM transmitter

I'm too sad to tell you 2017 2017

DVD player, DVD-R copy of "I'm too said to tell you" (1971) by Bas Jan Ader, plinth

Six smart phones sharing the same image of a Van Gogh painting 2017

six smart phones, digital image of a Van Gogh painting, wood board, cable

HD Ready 2017

HD Ready flat Screen TV, slide show, hand trolley, cable

445" Class (445" Diag.) - 7:1 - Ultra Quantum Dynamic - White 2017

DV tape, nails

445" Class (445" Diag.) - 7:1 - Ultra Quantum Dynamic - White
Limited Home Edition

download user's guide here.

Rumsbrott 2015

seven speakers, wooden frame, white cloth, amplifier, sound loop

For a Brief Moment 2015

8" speaker, floor tom, cable, amplifier, sound loop

Premonition Peak 2015

sound composition, 3:39

review from Neural

Two Cycles Encounter 2014

floor standing speaker, q-tips, podium, amplifier, sound loop

Abrasive Void 2014

10" speaker element, acrylic on canvas, cable, amplifier, sound loop

Complacency Falling 2014

42" flat panel TV, video, stereo sound, cloth, steel wire.
Photo documentation by Johan Österholm.

It Will All End In Tears 2014

8 CRT monitors, 8 DVD players, video loop, stereo sound, steel wire, cable

Alternative Stable State 2013

14" CRT monitor, wood, video loop, stereo sound

Let Out 2013

11 CRT monitors, 11 DVD players, video, stereo sound, corner.

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September 2022
Solo exhibition at Konstfrämjandet, Karlstad (upcoming)

October 14-17 2021:
"Find Us" group exhibition @ Galleri , Part of Supermarket Arti Fair 2021.

August 2021:
"Skogen Mellan Oss" , Konstfrämjandet

October 2020:
"Arvika Ljus" @ Kolonin Arvika.

October 2020:
Solo exhibition "Transpasser" @ Defib Art.

Summer 2020:

October 2019:
Solo exhibition "No Moment" @ Kolonin Arvika. Review here.

August 2019:
Solo Exhibition "Farewells" @ Off The Hook Gallery. Rewiew here.

October 2018:
Received a one year working grant from The Swedish Arts Grants Committee.

April 2018:
New works with Lars Brink @ Galleri Nos

March 2018:
Cold Current 2018, Bolonga, Italy @ Adiacenze, curated by Helene Førde & Manuel Portioli

March 2018:
Received a travel grant from The Swedish Arts Grants Committee for Cold Current 2018.

Febuary 2018:
Received a three year atelier and studio support for artists in Stockholm City

September 30 2017:
The work "445" Class (445" Diag.) - 7:1 - Ultra Quantum Dynamic White Limited Home Edition"
is on sale at Mossans Marknad accompanied by the Soft Reboot catalog funded by

June 30 2017:
exhibition at Bangen Jazz & Blues Festival that later travels to Galleri Lars Palm in Sandviken.

June 15 2017:
Opening of Sounds of Sörmland II together with Mikael Ericsson, Gideonsson/Londré, Mari Kretz,
Kajsa Magnarsson, Anders Rönnlund, Åsa Stjerna, Linda Tedsdotter and Magnus Wassborg.

April 28 2017:
"Soft Reboot" at IDKA, Gävle in collaboration with (Loes Degener & Douwe Mulder).
Reviews here Gefle Dagblad and here Arbetarbladet.

September 2016:
Exhibition at Centrifug, Konsthall C with Lars Brink entitled "Vi ser inte framtiden för all tid i världen".

September 2016:
Contributed to a cassette compilation called "Det Grymma Svärdet 24.5". You can buy a copy here.

June 2016:
Exhibition at The Alma Löv Museum from 18/6 to 21/8.

May 2016:
Avid Certified Pro Tools User.

January 2016:
Tomma rum catalog complete, download pdf here.

Born 1979 in Stockholm, Sweden.
Lives and work in Östra Ämtervik, Sweden.

Selected Exhibitions
2022 Solo exhibition, Konstfrämjandets galleri, Karlstad (upcoming)
2021 "Find Us" Galleri NOS, Stockholm
2021 "Skogen Mellan Oss" Konstfrämjandet, Arvika
2020 "Arvika Ljus", Kolonin, Arvika
2020 "Transpasser" (solo), Defib Art, Stockholm
2020 "Fastland" (with Josefin Bergman & Katrin Westman), Östra Ämtervik
2019 "No Moment" (solo), Kolonin, Arvika
2019 "Farewells" (solo), Off The Hook Gallery, Årjäng
2018 "Post Human Touch" (with Lars Brink), Galleri Nos, Stockholm
2018 "Cold Current 2018", Adiacenze, Bolonga, Italy
2017 Mossans Marknad (with, Mossutställnigar, Stockholm
2017 Konst på Bangen / Galleri Lars Palm, Sandviken
2017 "Sounds of Sörmland II", Konstgalleriet i Hälleforsnäs, Flen
2017 "Soft Reboot" (with, IDKA Kulturkiosken, Gävle
2016 Centrifug, Konsthall C (With Lars Brink), Stockholm
2016 Alma Löv Museum, Östra Ämtervik
2016 Galleri Bokboden, Bergen
2015 "Rumsbrott" (solo), Cigarrvägen 13, Stockholm
2015 "Efterklang/Reverberations", Röda Sten, Göteborg
2015 "Itch", Panncentralen, Stockholm
2015 "Continuum", Skånes Konstförening, Malmö
2014 Kulturhusfestivalen, Nya Kulturhuset, Umeå
2014 Länssalongen Skellefteå Konsthall, Skellefteå and Västerbottens Museum, Umeå
2014 Riv Huset grand opening, Skellefteå
2014 "Cultural Capital", Bildmuseet, Umeå and ZK/U, Berlin
2014 "It Will All End In Tears" (solo), Galleri Rörelsen, Umeå
2013 "Music for Pieces of Wood" Tårnet, København
2013 "20x20", Mødestedet, Aarhus
2013 "Grizzly. Man." (with Stina Kajaso), CirkulationsCentralen, Malmö
2012 "Paper Tape: The Beast Eulogies, valeveil
2012 "Hörlursfestivalen", LAB gallery, Sollefteå
2011 "Surplus of Obsolete Technology" (solo), Galleri Maskinen, Umeå
2011 "The Reflecting Landscape", Galleri 60, Umeå
2010 Strange Age Art Festival, Oslo

2014 Nordic Sound Art, KUNO Joint Study Program
2014 Master of Fine Arts, Umeå Academy of Fine Arts
2009 Gerlesborgsskolan, Stockholm

Grants etc.
2018 The Swedish Arts Grants Committee one year working grant
2018 The Swedish Arts Grants Committee travel grant
2018 Stockholm City atelier and studio support for artists
2015 The Swedish Arts Grants Committee project grant (with Tomma rum)
2014 "Sonotopia 2015" nominee, (Bonn Hören/Beethovenstiftung Bonn)
2014 Eva och Hugo Bergmans Minnesfond
2014 Stiftelsen Georg Suttners stipendiefond
2013 Balticdonationen Internationellt stipendium

2022 Workshop teacher, Kolonin, Arvika
2022 Guest teacher, Örebro Konstskola
2019 Technical producer, Alma Löv Museum, Östra Ämtervik
2015 Organizer, Tomma Rum, Ljusne
2015 Co-curator, "Continuum" with Jens Lindqvist, Skånes Konstförening, Malmö
2014 Co-curator, "Maskinen Art Boat" as part of Galleri Maskinen, Umeå/Vaasa
2013 Co-curator, "Lost in Space" as part of Galleri Maskinen, Konstfack, Stockholm
2013 Co-curator, "Rutaruna", International Exchange of Artists, Stockholm/Kiev
2013 Organizer, Tomma Rum, Unnaryd
2012 Workshop teacher, Tomma rum, Kil

Represented by Statens Konstråd and Region Värmland.

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