(this page was last updated in July 2016)
Malmö, Sweden, 1977.
Lives and works between São Paulo, Brazil and Malmö, Sweden.
Represented by Galeria Mendes Wood DM.
PIPA 2014 nominee.
Video produced by Matrioska Filmes exclusively for PIPA 2014.
2007 – 2008
-Whitney Independent Study Program, New York, USA.
2001 – 2003
-Malmö Art Academy 2001-2003, Malmö, Sweden.
1999 – 2001
-Academy of Fine Art Valand, Gothenburg, Sweden.
-“For Each Light a Shadow”, Ignacio Liprandi Arte Contemporáneo, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
-“We have everything, but that’s all we have” Mendes Wood DM, São Paulo, Brazil.
-“This Thing called the state”, Oslo Kunstforening (curated by Marienne Hultman), Oslo, Sweden.
-“The G in Modernity Stands for Ghosts”, Mellanrummet, Nils Staerk, Copenhagen, Denmark.
-“U-Turn, Arteba with Nils Stærk”, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
-“Even Heroes Grow Old” Index, The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation (Curated by Helena Holmberg) Stockholm, Sweden
-“OtherWhere “, Nils Stærk, Copenhagen, Denmark.
-“Hay siempre un día mas lejos”, Galeria Luisa Strina (Espaço projeto), São Paulo, Brazil.
-“Violent Corners”, ar/ge kunst Galerie Museum, Bolzano. Curated by Luigi Fassi*
Trans Atlantic Art Statements, Basel*
-“The G in Modernity Stands For Ghosts”, Centro de Artes Visuais (Curated by Miguel Amado) Coimbra.
-“Between an Imperial system and a Metric System”, Present Future, Artissima, Torino, Italy.
-“Horizon (Southern Sun Drawing)”, Zona Maco (Curated by Adriano Pedrosa), Mexico City, Mexico.
-“Las Casas is Not a Home”, Elastic, Malmö, Sweden.
-“Las Casas is Not a Home”, Mummery+Schnelle, London, UK.
-“Those who control the past command the future – those who command the future conquer the past”, Overgaden (Curated by Tone O Hansen), Copenhagen, Denmark.
-“This is no time for saluting flags”, Elastic, Malmö, Sweden.
-“Out of Sight”, Gallery Verkligheten (with Johan Tirén), Umeå, Sweden.
-“Extended Arguments”, Gallery Box, Gothenburg, Sweden.
-“Extended Arguments”, Muu, Helsinki, Finland.
-“Där uppgifter saknas beror det på att situationen är oklar”, Elastic, Malmö, Sweden.
-“I suppose that sometimes you have to burn the sky”, Krognoshuset Aura, Lund – Gallery Mors Mössa, Gothenburg, Sweden.
-“In my dreams europe is always less than a metre”, Gallery Peep, Malmö, Sweden.
-“Schengenland. (Histories that nothing are)”, Båstadsgatan 4 (with Stewen Cutzner), Malmö, Sweden.
Selected Group Exhibitions
-“Meeting Points 7: Ten thousand wiles and a hundred thousand tricks”, M HKA, Antwerp, Para Site, Hong Kong and Beirut Art Center, Beirut (Curated by WHW).
-“Musée Imaginaire”, as part of “Drawing Now” (Curated by Jean de Loisy and Katell Jaffrès), Paris, France.
-“Contra Escambos”, Palácio das Artes, Belo Horizonte and Espaço Fonte (A Project by Leandro Cardoso and Beto Shwafaty), Recife, Brazil.
-“Del Buen Salvaje al Conceptual Revolucionario. Mitos y Realidades de America Latina”, Travesia 4 (Curated by Pablo León De La Barra), Madrid, Spain.
-“For No Apparent Reason”, Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo (Curated by Javier Hontoria), Madrid, Spain.
-“The Nordic Modell ®”, Malmö Art Museum (Curated by Cecilia Widenheim, Kim Einarsson and Stine Hebert), Malmö, Sweden.
-“Nuevos Vínculos”, Hacienda la Trinidad Parque Cultural, Caracas, Venezuela.
-“Landscape and the contemporary Romantic” Kunstverein Springhornhof (Curated by Bettina Von Dziembowski, Rebecca Partridge and Randi Nygârd), Neuenkirchen, Germany.
-“X-Border Art Biennial”, Luleâ
-“23. AUGUST – 6. OKTOBER”, Victor, A, Judge William, Johannes (de silentio), Constantin, Vigilius, Nicolaus, Hilarius, Johannes (Climacus), H.H., Anti-Climacus et. Al – Fotografisk Center, Copenhagen, Denmark.
-“Spaces of Action”, Collateral program of The Trienal de Arquitectura 2013 (Curated by Maria do Mar Fazenda and Filipa Valladares), Lisbon, Portugual.
-“Conversation Piece” n.b.k (Curated by Sophie Goltz), Berlin, Germany.
-“The Crisis of Confidence”, Victoria Art center for contemporary cultural production, (Curated by Lino Baldini and Marta Barbieri), Bucarest, Romania.
-“Selection of works / touring exhibition from The 30th São Paulo Bienal – The Imminence of Poetics”, Palácio das Artes, Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
-“A man is walking down the street. At a certain moment, he tries to recall something, but the recollection escapes him. Automatically, he slows down”, Cristina Guerra (Curated by Luiza Teixeira de Freitas and Thom O’Nions), Lisbon, Portugual.
“A revolução tem que ser feita pouco a pouco Parte III: Estratificacao e ruptura: O processo como forma and IV: A revolução”, Galeria Raquel Arnaud (Curated by Jacopo Crivelli Visconti), São Paulo, Brazil.
-“The Future that Was Smart”, Project Space, AmsterdamAn exhibition proposition by Gabriel Lester.
-“Princípios Flexor”, Gramatura (Curated by Kiki Mazzucchelli), São Paulo, Brazil.
-“The way of the worlds”, Frac Lorraine (Curated by Beatrice Jones), Metz, France.
-“Fútbol. Arte y Pasión”, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey (Curated by Patrick Charpenel y Mauricio Maillé).
-“Salvajes-Digesting Europe Piece by Piece”, Traneudstillingen Exhibition Space (Curated by Guillermo Creus and Aukje Lepoutre Ravn), Copenhagen, Denmark.
-“Show off “, Malmö Konsthall, Malmö and Point Centre for Contemporary Art (Curated by Jacob Fabricius), Nicosia, Cyprus.
-“Nils Stærk”, Curated by Nikolaj Stobbe.
-“Iemanjá Claus”, Mendes Wood, São Paulo and Diana Stigler, Amsterdam.
-“Le Prince des Rayons”, Galerie VidalCuglietta, Brussels, Belgium.
-“F for Freedom”, Galeria Filomena Soares (Curated by Alexandre Melo), Lisbon, Portugal.
-“Utopraxia”, TAF / The Art Foundation (Curated by Evangelia Ledaki), Athens, Greece.
-“The 30th São Paulo Bienal – The Imminence of Poetics”, (Curated by Luis Pérez-Oramas), São Paulo, Brazil.
-“The Unexpected Guest Liverpool Biennal”, (Curated by Lorenzo Fusi)
-“Unfinished Journeys”, The National Museum of Norway, Museum of Contemporary Art (Curated by Sabrina van der Ley and Andrea Kroksnes), Oslo, Sweden.
-“From the closed world to the infinte universe”, Le Quartier Centre d’art contemporain de Quimper (Curated by Marc Bembekoff), France.”
-“Posters, Souvenirs and other stuff”, The Armory Show (Curated by Jacob Fabricius), New York, USA.
“Encounter with Hill. Selections from the Malmö Art Museum Lunds Konsthall, Lund”,
Curated by Åsa Nacking*
“Responding To the New Moon: Prologue”, Galerie Tanja Wagner (Curated by Övül Durmusoglu), Berlin, Germany.
-“Victims and Martyrs”, Göteborgs Konsthall (Curated by Anna Johannson), Gothenburg, Sweden.
“Landscape and Memory”, Patrick Heide Contemporary Art, London, UK.
“Mutual Matters “, Konsthall C (Curated by Kim Einarsson and Petra Bauer), Stockholm, Sweden.
-“The Walls That Divide Us”, ApexArt (Curated by Miguel Amado), New York, USA.
-“A Política do Cotidiano”, Itaú Cultural, São Paulo (Curated by Moacir Dos Anjos and Kiki Mazzucchelli), Brazil.
-“Untitled (12th Istanbul Biennial), 2011”, (Curated by Adriano Pedrosa and Jens Hoffmann), Istanbul, Turkey.
-“Speech Matters”, Danish Pavilion at the 54th Venice Biennale (Curated by Katerina Gregos), Venice, Italy.
-“The Third Sculpture”, Straat Van Sculpture (Curated by Krist Gruythuysen), Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
-“The Crisis of Confidence Prague”, Biennale 5 (Curated by Lino Baldini and Marta Barbieri), Prague, Czech Republic.
-“Guest Nation Brazil… Tudo è”, Fondazione Pitti (Curated by Alberto Salvadori and Andrea Lissoni), Florence, Italy, The Future Generation Art Prize @Venice Collateral Event of the 54th Venice Biennale
-“Tracks New acquisitions in Malmö Art Museums collection”, Malmö Art Museum, Malmö, Sweden.
-“Angry The Representation of Radicalisation”, Netherlands FotoMuseum, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
-“Stories in Between”, Stiftelsen 3,14 – International Contemporary Art Foundation (Curated by Johan Lundh and Aileen Burns), Bergen, Norway.
-“The Future Generation Art Prize”, PinchukArtCentre, Kiev, Ukraine.
-“The Moderna Exhibition 2010”, Museum of Modern Art (Curated By Fredrik Liew, Gertrud Sandqvist and Lisa Rosendhal), Stockholm, Denmark.
-“In Transition: 2010 CIFO Grants & Commissions Program Exhibition”, The Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami, USA.
“Land Of Human Rights”, Poster Campaign (Curated by < rotor >).
-“Monkey See Monkey Do”, Montehermoso Cultural Center in Vitoria (Curated by Tetriss Produktion)
-“Notes on Memory”, IG Bildende Kunst (Curated by Sophie Goltz ),Vienna, Austria.
-“Vectors of the Possible”, BAK (Curated by Simon Sheikh), Utrecht, The Netherlands (with Johan Tirén).
-“The Travelling Show”, Botkyrka Konsthall (Curated by Johan Lundh).
-“Freeze Nils Stærk”, (Curated by Caroline Bøge ), Copenhagen, Denmark.
-“The Philosophy of Money”, Lisbon City Museum (Curated by Miguel Amado), Lisbon, Portugal.
-“All That Is Solid Melts Into Air: The Social at the Berardo Collection Museu”, Colecção Berardo (Curated by Miguel Amado), Lisbon, Portugal.
-“The Horizon Line is here (Tornare Per Partire)”, Umberto di Marino Gallery (Curated by Lorenzo Bruni), Neapel, Italy.
-“The Traveling Show”, Colección Jumex (Curated by Adriano Pedrosa), Mexico City, Mexico.
-“Tristes Tropiques”, The Barber Shop (Curated by Pablo Leon De La Barra), Lisbon, Portugal.
-“One Shot! Football and Contemporary Art”, B.P.S.22, Space for Contemporary Creation, Charleroi, Belgium.
“Free as Air and Water”, Cooper Union (Curated by Saskia Bos and Steven Lam), New York, USA.
-“Photography Now: 2009 CFF”, – Centrum för Fotografi (Curated by Liv Stoltz and Aura Seikkula), Stockholm, Sweden.
-“Mamõyguara opá mamõ pupé – Panorama da Arte Brasileira”, Museu De Arte Moderna (Curated by Adriano Pedrosa), São Paulo, Brazil.
-“Delocalisation Exit”, Project Space (Curated by Fatos Ustek), Skopje, Macedonia.
-“Report on Probability”, Kunsthalle Basel, (Curated by Adam Szymczyk).
-“Read Thread A Prologue to the 11th International Istanbul Biennale”, Tanas, Berlin, (Curated by WHW).
-“This is the Score Part II”, Elastic, Malmö, Sweden.
-Galleri Nova. (Curated by WHW), Zagreb, Croatia.
-“Miguel Amado Presents ISCP”, New York, USA.
-“Risk Luleå Art Biennal Luleå”, Curated by Jan-Erik Lundström.
-“A Space on the Side of the Road”, Röda Sten (Curated by Henrik Andersson and Kajsa Dahlberg), Gothenburg, Sweden.
-“2da Trienal Poli/Gráfica de San Juan: América Latina y el Caribe”, (Curated by Adriano Pedrosa, Julieta González and Jens Hoffmann), San Juan, Puerto Rico.
“THIS IS NOT AMERICA”, El Descanso del Guerrero, San Juan. Curated by Pablo León de La Barra
-“Changing Light Bulbs In Thin Air”, Hessel Museum of Art (Curated by Summer Guthery), Bard College New York, USA.
-“Notes from The Living Dead Museum”, Living Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland.
-“Posted 4: Private Talk – Public Space”, Cork (with Johan Tirén)
-“Between the Images – Imaginable Experiences for Future Memories”, Exposeptember/ IASPIS (Curated by Petra Bauer, Kim Einarsson and Helena Holmberg), Stockholm, Sweden.
-“Ours: Democracy in the Age of Branding”, New School, Parsons (Curated by Carin Kuoni), New York, USA.
-“Salon Of The Revolution”, HDLU- The House Of Artists (Curated by Ivana Bago and Antonia Majaca), Zagreb, Croatia.
-“Try again, fail again,fail better”, Mucsarnok Kunsthalle (Curated by Hajnalka Somogyi), Budapest, Hungary.
-“no no no no no no no no no no no no there’s no limit”, Signal, Malmö, Sweden.
-“Annual Report: A Year in Exhibitions”, The 7Th Gwangju Biennale (Curated by Okwui Enwezor, Hyunjin Kim and Ranjit Hoskote), Gwangju, South Korea.
-“Farewell to Post-Colonialism”, The Third Guangzhou Triennial Guangdong
-“TINA B”, The Prague Contemporary Art Festival, Prague, Czech Republic.
-“AutoStop”, Malmö Konsthall (Curated by Jacob Fabricius), Malmö, Sweden.
-“Art Reclaims Foreign Affairs”, Ljubiljana, (Curated by < rotor >)
-“Whitney Independent Study Program Exhibition”, New York, USA.
-“The unfair fair”, 1:1projects (Curated by Cecilia Canziani and Vincent Honoré), Rome, Italy.
-“Out of Place”, Cinemateket (Curated by Filmform), Stockholm, Sweden.
-“Movement, Contingency, Community”, Gallery27, Kaywon School of Art & Design (Curated by Hyunjin Kim) Seoul, South Korea.
-“Hope is a good thing”, AtelierFrankfurt (Curated by Borga Kanturk), Frankfurt, Germany.
-“Ground Lost”, Galerija Nova, Zagreb and Forum StadtPark, Graz (Curated by WHW).
-“Imagine Action”, Lisson Gallery (Curated by Emily Pethick), London, UK.
-“Heterotopias”, Thessaloniki Biennalen (Curated Jan-Erik Lundström), Thessaloniki, Greece.
-“I Want to be Able to See What It Is”, Lunds konsthall, Lund, Sweden.
-“Time Space and Disorientiation”, Borgovico 33 (Curated by Marianna Garin), Como, Italy.
-“Posters for re-making the world”, Ynkb, Copenhagen, Denmark.
-“We all laughed at Christopher Columbus”, Platform Garanti, Istanbul and Stedjlik Museum Bureau (Curated by Krist Gruythuysen and November Paynter), Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
-“Should I stay or should I go? On Secondary Cities Rum 46, Århus”, Curated by Ditte Lyngkær Pedersen, Jee-Eun Kim og Christian Schult
-“Malmö Art academy 10th anniversary”, Rooseum, Malmö, Sweden.
-“Minority Report: Challenging Intolerance in Contemporary Denmark”, Aarhus, (with Johan Tiren), (Curated by Trine Rytter Andersen, Kirsten Dufour, Tone O. Nielsen & Anja Raithel).
-Galleri Arnstedt och Kullgren, Båstad
-“Look Into The Future – And Understand Why”, Iaspisgalleriet (Curated by Jan Christensen), Stockholm, Sweden.
-“After the future 10th Biennal of Moving Images”, Centre for Contemporary Images (Curated by Lesley Young and Charles Esche), Saint-Gervais, Genéve, France.
Go Liquidacion Total, Madrid, Curated by Elena Tzotzi
-“Working title: Memory” Helsingfors, Trondheim och Copenhagen, Denmark.
-“To Accept”, Folkets Hus, Malmö, Sweden.
-A Prior-Olivia Plender
-An Ambiguous Case Casco Issues XI
-SHIFTER 13: Indira Sylvia Belissop
-Reality and Visions for Independent Curators, Far Away So Close
-Blind Spot Magazine Issue 39
-Begär och exotism Paletten
-Re/aktion (med Johan Tiren)
-Malmö-Oslo 1-0 oVERstation, Passanger, Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo
-Fabrik nr 2.0
-Terezin is like a diamond
-For the vivinity of concord, Sophie Tottie
Works in Collections
-The National Museum of Art, Oslo, Sweden.
-Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA.
-Fondazzione Morra Greco, Napoli, Italy.
-Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami, USA.
-Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden.
-Teixeira de Freitas’ Art Collection, Portugal.
-Guangdong Museum of Art, Guandong, Chinese Province.
-Collection Paulo A. W. Vieira, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, Brazil.
-Malmö Art Museum, Malmö, Sweden.
-Lund City Art Collection, Lund, Sweden.
-Sveriges Allmänna Konstförening, Sweden.
Awards and Residencies
-2 year working grant from The Arts Grants Committee, Sweden
-The Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Grants & Commissions Program
-FAAP, Lutetia Building, São Paulo, Brazil
-Capacete, Rio De Janeiro/São Paulo, Brazil
-Längmanska Kulturfonden, Sweden
-Helge Ax:son Johnsons Stiftelse, Sweden
-Platform Garanti, Istanbul, Turkey
-Asse & Richard Björklunds fond, Malmo Art Museum, Sweden
-Lunds Konsthalls Vänner 2005, Sweden
-El Basilsico, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Working grant, The Arts Grants Committee
-Nifca, Suomenlinna, Helsinki, Finland
-Iaspis, Stockholm, Sweden
-Helge Ax:son Johnsons Stiftels, Sweden
- Brazilian artists participate in the group show "Cuando no hay sombra es meiodía"
- Runo Lagomarsino first solo in a US museum
- In Italy, 'Knife in the flesh' brings up political complexity from Brazil
- “BRAZIL. Knife in the flesh" brings 30 Brazilian artists to Milan
- "Condemned to be modern" explores the relationship between architecture and politics
- "Little Lower Layer" investigates what lies below, within or beyond a surface
- "Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today" highlights recently acquired works by more than 20 artists
- "Descent", group show with Runo Lagomarsino
- Opening | 35th edition of ARCOmadrid
- ARCOmadrid 2016 opens on 24th February celebrating its 35th Anniversary