CV
Klas Eriksson b.19760318
Stampgatan 48
41101 Göteborg
Mail: klas1976@gmail.com
Website: www.klaseriksson.org
Phone: +46709328068

Klas Eriksson lives and works in Gothenburg, Sweden

Education

2005 - 2010 MFA at the Royal University College of Fine Arts Stockholm
2003-05 – Painting and Sculpture Östra Grevie Folkhögskola
2003 – Video art och 3d – animation 15 credits Malmö Högskola
2001-02 – Media and communication 60 credits Lunds University
2000-01 – Pedagogics 60 credits Lunds University
1999 – History of ideas 20 credits Lunds University
1996 – Samhällsvetenskaplig linje Kungsholmens Gymnasium

Selected Exhibitions

Det Nya Museet, duo exhibition with Mattias Bäcklin; Svensk Spel, painting, object, installation snd sculpture. Curated by Jenny Danielsson
Sundbyberg, Sweden 2016

Galleri Konstepidemin, duo exhibition with Annika von Hausswolff; Samhällsutställningen, painting, sculpture, photo, object and installation
Gothenburg, Sweden 2015

Prosjektrum Normanns, solo exhibition; sculpture, objects, painting, performance and photo
Curated by Power Ekroth
Stavanger, Norway 2015

Christian Larsen Gallery, solo exhibition; sculpture, painting, photo and object
Stockholm, Sweden 2015

Gallery Steinsland Berliner, group exhibition; painting, photo and collage/objects
With; Linnéa Sjöberg and Julia Peirone
Stockholm, Sweden 2015

Eduardo Secci Contemporary, duo exhibition with Be Andr; Transformative Limits, painting, installation and photo. Curated by Lorenzo Bruni
Florence, Italy 2015

Telemarks Artcenter, group exhibition; High on Low-life, performance, sculptures, painting
With: Linnéa Sjöberg, Simon Mullan and Mom & Jerry. Curated by Power Ekroth
Skien, Norway 2014

Kalmar Konstmuseum, Solo Exhibition; So, I hit him with a brick, performance, video, sculpture, painting
Kalmar, Sweden 2013

Nordin Gallery, Solo exhibition; Following Paranoid, performance, video, sculpture, painting
Stockholm, Sweden 2012

Copenhagen Art Festival, Public Space Programme, public performances
Curated by Christian Skovbjerg Jensen
Copenhagen, Denmark 2012

Tactics for the here and now, Buharest Biennale 5, video, performances
Curated by Anne Barlow
Bucharest, Romania 2012

Verkstad rum för konst, Solo exhibition; Forever and ever, , video, sculpture, performance
Curated by Yvonne Olofsson and Moa Hannerz-Simå
Norrköping, Sweden 2012

Performing Recalcitrance, Royal Art Academy of Stockholm, performance
Performing Recalcitrance was conceptualized and programmed by Olav Westphalen and Stefanie Hessler. The public programme has been organized by the Royal Institute of Art in collaboration with the Goethe-Institut Stockholm, Iaspis, Index – The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation, Konst-ig, Kulturhuset, Moderna Museet and DOCH, the University of Dance and Circus in Stockholm.
Stockholm, Sweden 2012

Deep into Sweden Art Center Novosibirsk, video
Curator: Martin Schibli, Director of Exhibitions, Kalmar konstmuseum.
Novosibirsk, Russia 2012

Falling from Grace - Junge Schwedische Kunst, Rostock Kunsthalle, video animation
Curated by Martin Schibli
Rostock, Germany 2012

Pandemonium, Gothenburgs International Biennale for Contemporary Art, performance/video
Curated by Gertrud Sandqvist, Dorothee Albrecht, Sarat Maharaj and Stina Edblom
Gothenburg, Sweden 2011

Shiryaevo Biennale, Samara Russia, performative sculptures
Curated by Nelya Korzhova
Samara, Russia 2011

Return of the Losers, Kalmar Konstmuseum, sculpture and performance
Curated by Martin Schibli
Kalmar, Sweden 2011

Is There any Hope for Optimistic Art, the Qui Vive?
Biennale (Moscow Museum of Modern Art/NCCA), video and installation
Curated by Martin Schibli
Moscow, Russia, 2010

Kontroll, Galleri Dag Andersson, video and sculpture
Curated by Carl Fredrik Hårleman
Norrköping, Sweden 2010

Royal University College of Fine Arts MFA graduation exhibition,
installation. performance, sculpture and ready made obejcts.

Curated by Hinrich Sachs, Olav Westphalen and Karen Diamond
Stockholm, Sweden 2010

En Annan Väg/Another Way, Wanås Skulpturpark, performance and installation
Curated by Elna Svenle
Wanås, Sweden 2010

Hit me, Galleri Mejan, Royal University College of Fine Arts.
video, sculptures, sound and performance.
Stockholm, Sweden 2009

Apexart - Come Out & Play , 6 days of projects organized by Azeb Worku Sibane,
Vicky Shick, Daniel Seiple, Sheree Rose, Radhika Subramaniam, and Shelly Silver June 4-14 2008. Video in the Supermasochist programme with special guest Sheree Rose at Apexart
New York, USA 2008.

’I’ve a Feeling We’re Not in Kansas Anymore: The Psychedelic Salon 2008.
Video installation, FAFA gallery
Curated by Lars Bang Larsen
Helsinki, Finland 2008

Be(com)ing Dutch – caucus programme at Van Abbemuseum Eindhoven
Curated by Annie Fletcher and Charles Esche,
Eindhoven, Netherlands 2007

Grants

Iaspis - Swedish Art Council, working grant 2015
Iaspis – Swedish Art Council , Cultural exchange grant Stavanger 2015
Platform AIR, Nov-Dec 2012, Vasa Finland
Helge Ax:son Johnsons Stiftelse, 2012
Iaspis – Swedish Art Council, Assistent Grant 2011
Iaspis – Swedish Art Council , Cultural exchange grant Shirayevo 2011
Iaspis – Swedish Art Council, Studio rescidency grant 2010/2011
Iaspis - Swedish Art Council, Cultural exchange grant Moskva 2010
Wilhelm Smiths stipendiefond 2009
Kungliga Konsthögskolans EE-medel 2009
Wilhelm Smiths stipendiefond 2008
Werners stipendiefond 2008
Wilhems Smiths stipendiefond 2007
Kungliga Konsthögskolans EE-medel 2007.
Ida Unmans stipendiefond 2007
Wilhelms Smiths Fond 2006
Östra Grevie folkhögskola stipendiefond 2005

Publications

REPTILHJÄRNAN - own produced art publication 2013-

Represented

Christian Larsen Gallery, Stockholm
Eduardo Secci Contemporary, Florence
Private Collections
Göteborg Konst / Public art agency Gothenburg
Public Art Agency Sweden