Biography

Lars Bergström born 1962 in Stockholm
Mats Bigert born 1965 in Stockholm
Collaboration since 1986

Education
1985-90
Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Stockholm

Solo Exhibitions
2014
“The Drought,” Varberg Konsthall
“The Weather War,” Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin
“The Weather War,” Summerhall, Edinburgh

2013
“The Drought,” Castle of Barletta, Italy
Les Yper Yper, Thessaloniki
“The Drought,” Contexts, Paris
“The Drought,” Gallery Niklas Belenius, Stockholm

2012
"The Weather War," Moderna Museet, Stockholm
"The Storm," Gallery Niklas Belenius, Stockholm
"The Mouse," CIS Art Lodgers, Convent de Sant Agusti, Barcelona
"CO2 Lock-In," public performance: Sergels Torg, Stureplan, Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm

2011
"Meditations on Divinations," Forum, Stockholm
"Know Yourself," Världskulturmuseet, Göteborg

2010
"Temporary Truth", Milliken Gallery, Stockholm
"Know Yourself" Kulturhuset, Stockholm

2009
"Short Circuit No.18," Cabinet Magazine, Brooklyn, NY

2008
Conference Of Birds Gallery, Bangkok
Kunstverein Wiesbaden
"If You Don’t Like The Weather, Change It", Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin

2007
Künstlerhaus Bethanien
Uppsala Art Museum

2006
Black Box, Norrköping, Sweden
Nelson Gallery, UC Davis, San Francisco
Galeria Noua, Bucarest, Romania

2005
"Last Supper", Milliken, Stockholm

2004
"4 for four", Milliken, Stockholm

2003
"Digital Space," Kunstmuseen der Stadt Krefeld, Krefeld, Germany
"Full Stop", Rum för berusning I, Vin & Sprithistoriska Museet, Stockholm

2002
"The Waiting Room", Zinc Gallery, Stockholm
"Triviality Inverted", Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin
Yeans project room, Gothenburg

1999/2000
"Peptalk," Galleri Axel Mörner, Stockholm
"Peptalk," Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin

1998
"Climate Chambers II," Swedish Pavillion, EXPO 98, Lisbon

1997/1998
"Love Is In The Air," Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin

1997
"Therapy Taxi," Galerie Ursula Walbröl, Düsseldorf
"h-Project," Melbourne, Australien

1996
"Bubblegum Pink," Galleri Lars Bohman, Stockholm
"Bubblegum Pink," Galerie Gebauer und Thumm, Berlin

1995
"Climate Chambers," Kabelfabriken, Galleri Anhava, Helsinki
"LOOP," Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin

1994
"Climate Chambers," with Riksutställningar, Travelled through: Atlas Copco (Galleri Lars Bohman), Stockholm, Buskerud Kunstnersenter Drammen (Galleri Riis), Oslo, "Pulpfabriken" (Galleri Stefan Andersson), Umeå, Konstens Hus Luleå, "Kabelfabriken" (Galleri Annhava), Helsinki

1993
"Amygdala," Galleri Eklund, Umeå

1992
"Super Cells," Galleri Lars Bohman, Stockholm

1991
"Collapsed Gallery," View Gallery, Stockholm

1990
"Biosphere III," Galleri Riis, Oslo

Selected Group Shows
2014
“Liebe/Love,” Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludvigshafen
“Drive the Change,” 100plus, Zurich
“Biotop,” Biologiska Museet, Stockholm
“Second Life,” Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, Louisville
“Slow Future,” Centre for Contemporary Art, Warzaw
“Strange Weather,” Science Gallery, Dublin
"urSenses," Färgfabriken, Stockholm
New Vision Award, CPH:DOX, Copenhagen

2013
14th Videonale, Bonn Kunstmuseum

2012
New Vision Award, CPH:DOX, Copenhagen
Sofia Contemporary, Bulgaria
Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan
Spring/Break Art Show, NY
"Clouds," Museum of Public Art, Lund

2011
"Flash Light Bar," performance, Moderna Museet, Stockholm
"Swedish Art in India," Emami Chisel Art in collaboration with Aakriti Art Gallery, Kolkata

2010
"Eattopia-2010," International Video Art Exhibition, Hung-Gah Museum, Taipei
Biennale für Internationale Lichtkunst, Kulturhauptstadt Europas RUHR.2010

2009
Documentary Fortnight, MoMA, NY
"Digital Gardens," Staatliches Kunst Museum, Schwerin

2008
"6808," Färgfabriken, Stockholm
"Anima(e)," Villa Nigra-Anema, Italy
"Teleport Färgfabriken," Färgfabriken Norr, Östersund, Sweden
"Under Pain Of Death," Austrian Cultural Forum, New York

2007
International Photo festival, Kunstverein Ludvigshafen
Documentary Fortnight, MoMA, NY
2nd Moscow Biennial

2006
1st. Singapore Biennial
"Crime & Punishment," Tallin Art Hall
"Summer of Love," Virserums Konsthall

2005
"Lichtkunst Aus Kunstlicht," ZKM, Karlsruhe
"No Man is an Island," Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo
”Alterità X Adattamento,” Polish Institute, Rome

2004
"Copy-art.net," IBID proj., ICA. London
"Making Differences," Historiska Museet, Stockholm
"Berlin North," Contemporary artists from the nordic countries in Berlin, Nationalgalerie im Hamburger Bahnhof, Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin

2003
"Outlook," Athens
"Svezia Extra<->Ordinaria," Change+Partner Contemporary Art
"Contemporary Art From Sweden," European Central Bank, Frankfurt Main, Swedish Embassy, Berlin
"Break," New Swedish Design, Palazzo Isimbardi, Milan
"What is Important?," 3rd Ars Baltica Triennial of Photographic Art," Stadtgalerie Kiel; Mecklenburgisches Künstlerhaus Schloss Plüschow, Germany;, Kunsthall Bergen, Norway and further venues in Lithuania, Estonia, Finland, Poland and Malmö
"In/Out," Trafo, Budapest

2002
"Over the Moon," Kunstamt Kreutzberg, Berlin

2001
"The Future is Now!," Louisiana Museum for Modern Art
Yokohama Triennale 2001, Japan
"Utopian Landscapes," Zinc Gallery
"ZONE," Swedish style at Mori Art Center, Tokyo
"Todays Utopia," Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen

2000
Kwangju Biennial 2000, Korea
Norrtälje Konsthall, together with Carl-Michael von Hausswolff
Artspace 1%, Copenhagen, together with Carl-Michael von Hausswolff
"Circus Circus," Norrtälje Konsthall
"No Vacancies," Berlin

1999
"Surveing the Landscape," Lombard & Freid, NY
"Game Over," Watari-Um, Tokyo

1998
"Deathwatch," INSYN, Cultural Capital project, Stockholm 98

1997
"Des Histoires en Formes," Le Magasin, Grenoble
"Umedalens Skulptur 97," Galleri Stefan Andersson, Umeå
"Performa 97," with Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin

1996
"Comp in Box," Galleri Anhava, Helsinki
"Files," Bunker Vierte Etage, Berlin
"Original Copy," Kunsthalle, Helsinki
"INTERPOL," Färgfabriken, Stockholm
"Disneyland After Dark," Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
Rauma Biennial, Rauma Art Museum
"Geben und Nehmen," Schloss Plüschow

1995
"Disneyland After Dark," Uppsala Konstmuseum

1994
"Erzig," Moderna Museet, Stockholm
"What’s in your mind," Technical Museum, Stockholm

1993
Aperto, Venice Biennial

Public Works
2012
"Tomorrows Weather Stockholm Central Station"

"Cymatic Pool"+"Pixel Park," Ericsson new head office, Stockholm
2010
"Sun Passage," Familjebostäder, Hammarby, Stockholm
"Tornado Touch Down," Borås Travel Center

2009
"Tomorrows Weather Copenhagen," Aller, Copenhagen
"Mirage," Artcenter, Gävle

2005
"Peptalk 2," Älta Icehall, Stockholm

2004
"Reflecting Pool," Artcenter, Gävle

2003
"Ecco Humour," Parking garage, Dunkers Culturehouse, Helsingborg

2002
"Flash Of Genius," Nacka Culturehouse, Stockholm

2001
"Thought Incognito," K-Huset, Linköpings University

2000
"WishingWell," Autostadt VW, Wolfsburg

1993
"Red/Greenhouse," Subway Station Odenplan, Stockholm

Films
2012
"The Weather War," 58 min. HD

2011
"The Mouse," 27.30 min. HD

2009
"Life Extended," 57 min. HD

2008
"Tunnel Vision", 27 min. HD

2007
"If You Don't Like The Weather, Change It", 4 ch. 20 min. DV

2005
"Last Supper", 58 min. dv, 16 mm

1999
"The Big Feed", 11 min. dv

CD's
2002
Ash 6.6 - X - The 10th Anniversary of Elgaland-Vargaland

2001
"Ringtones", Various Artists - TOUCH # Tone 14

1996
"Therapy Trax", Music for Therapy Taxi Projekt in collaboration with Chister Linder and Johan Vävare

1994
"Last Supper", part of the CD-collection project AUDIOVISION by Carl-Michael Von Hausswolff

Contact

Studio Bigert & Bergström

Address:
Västmannagatan 73
113 26 Stockholm
Sweden

Email:
post@bigertbergstrom.com

Mats Bigert
Phone:
+46 708 57 86 52
Email:
bigert@bigertbergstrom.com

Lars Bergström
Phone:
+46 708 57 86 53
Email:
bergstrom@bigertbergstrom.com

Represented by:
Gallery Niklas Belenius, Stockholm

Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin
Cis Art Lodgers, Barcelona

 

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