Karl Holmqvist's books
Edited by Fiona Bryson, Keren CytterContributions by Karl Holmqvist, Luna Miguel, Catherine Wagner; drawings by Koo Jeong-AThe second issue in the “Poetic Series” takes its title Peacocks with Hiccups from the poetry of Berlin-based artist Karl Holmqvist, whose work is featured alongside American poet Catherine Wagner and emerging Spanish writer Luna Miguel. Artwork is prov...(Read More)
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Informed by the strategies of dada, fluxus and beat writing, Karl Holmqvist's fuses concrete poetry with cut-up techniques in anti-hierarchical monochromatic texts often presented as self-effacing awkward live performance. Here, the text slowly reveals itself as the modified but recognizable lyrics to pop songs. Eschewing the authenticity of creativity and the idolatry of pop c...(Read More)
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Swedish artist and poet Karl Holmqvist (born 1960) makes text works that explore pattern and permutation, while also overtly alluding to twentieth-century culture (Arakawa, Cadere, Fischli, Xenakis). These works are designed for reproduction both on the page and on the gallery wall. This volume compiles several of his text sequences, and includes a fold-out poster with exhibiti...(Read More)
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Through a simultaneous process of building and un-building, re-cycling and improvising, Klara Liden's psychologically laden films, actions and structures reveal the hidden aggression and potential rebellion that rests under the surface of our cities."
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I Berättelser från Sjumilaträsket möter vi NecroNasse, den onde lille grisen, och hans anhang av häxmästare, mördarrobotar, odöda och andra slavar. I tio år har de terroriserat den lilla staden Hufors.När ska en hjälte träda fram och rädda dagen? När ska otyget få ett slut?Aldrig!Det här är berättelser från Sjumilaträsket.I tio år har en grupp serietecknare...(Read More)
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The video works of the Swedish artist and 2007 Documenta participant Johanna Billing, born in 1973, occupy an unusual terrain between documentary and staged scientific experiment. Billing depicts the rituals of society by filming, for example, a group of young people as they reconstruct a long-forgotten experiment, or a group of artists singing a melancholy ballad together in a...(Read More)
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