On the occassion of his exhibition The Visit at Bergen Kunsthall, Karl Holmqvist presented a new performance, Word Text Vortex, at the opening night on 9 March.
Karl Holmqvist (b. 1964) lives and works in Berlin and Stockholm. His recent solo exhibitions include Hollybush Gardens, London (2011); Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe (with Joachim Koester, 2010); White Cubicle, London (2009); and Galerie Giti Nourbakhsch, Berlin (2009). In 2011 he has participated in a number of group exhibitions, for example “IllumiNations”, the Venice Biennale; “The Sun Shines for Everyone”, Kunsthalle Zürich; and “Dirty Literature”, The National Portrait Gallery, London. He has published a large number of books, Xeroxed publications and other printed material with poetry, collage and text.