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

2018

“The Weather War,” Skissernas Museum, Lund

“The Climate Experiment,” Dunkers Kulturhus, Helsingborg 

“Prognosis,” Örebro Konsthall

2017 

“Eye of the Storm,” Artipelag, Stockholm

“The Weather War,” Shanghai Minsheng Art Museum

2016

“The Freeze,” Belenius/Nordenhake, Stockholm

2015

“The Weather War,” Växjö Konsthall

“Explosion of Speech,” Goethe Institute, Thessaloniki 

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,” film installation, 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

“Know Yourself,” Världskulturmuseet, Göteborg

“Meditations on Divinations,” Forum, Stockholm


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


“Last Supper,” Künstlerhaus Bethanien


“If You Don’t Like The Weather, Change It,” Uppsala Art Museum

2006


Black Box, Norrköping, Sweden


“Last Supper,” Nelson Gallery, UC Davis, San Francisco


“Last Supper,” Galeria Noua, Bucarest, Romania

2005


“Last Supper,” Milliken Gallery, Stockholm

2004


“4 for four,” Milliken Gallery, 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

2000

“Peptalk,” Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin

1999


“Peptalk,” Galleri Axel Mörner, Stockholm

1998


“Climate Chambers II,” Swedish Pavillion, EXPO 98, Lisbon

1997


“Love Is In The Air,” Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin


“Therapi 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


“Supercells,” Galleri Lars Bohman, Stockholm

1991
“Collapsed Gallery,” Galleri VY, Stockholm

1990
“Biosphere III,” Galleri Riis, Oslo

 

Selected Group Shows

2017

“Zwanzig,” Gallerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin

“Victory Over the Sun, The Poetics and Politics of Eclipse,” KMAC, Louisville, KY

2016

“Acclimatize,” Moderna Museet, Stockholm

“In the Wake,” Houston Center for Photography

“Artefact2016,” STUK, Leuven

“Luftslottet,” Norrköpings Konstmuseum

“Surfacing Earth,” Röda Sten, Gothenburg

“Death, an exhibition about Life,” Liljevalchs, Stockholm

2015

“Personal Structures,” Palazzo Bemba/Palazzo Mora, Venice

2014 “Liebe/Love,” Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludvigshafen

“Drive the Change,” 100plus, Zurich

“Biotop,” Biologiska Museet, Stockholm

“Second Life,” KMAC, Louisville

“Slow Future,” Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw

“Strange Weather,” Science Gallery, Dublin

“urSenses,” Färgfabriken, Stockholm

2013

14th Videonale, Bonn Kunstmuseum

2012 Spring/Break Show, NY Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan

“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

“Living as Form,” Creative Time, NY

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 project, ICA, London


“Making Differences,” Historiska Museet, Stockholm


“Berlin North,” Hamburger Bahnhof, Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin

2003


“Outlook,” Athens
“Svezia Extra<->Ordinaria

” Change+Partner Contemporary Art, Rome


“Contemporary Art From Sweden,” ECB, Frankfurt Main, Swedish Embassy, Berlin


“Break,” New Swedish Design, Palazzo Isimbardi, Milan


“What is Important?,” 3rd Ars Baltica Triennial of Photographic Art," Stadtgalerie, Kiel; 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 Triennal 2001, Japan


“Utopian Landscapes,” Zinc Gallery, Stockholm


“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

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

1989

Polyphonix (Fluxus et Happenings), Centre Georges Pompidou; Curators Jean- Jacques Lebel and Jacqueline Cahen; Paris, France

 

Public Works

2018

“Swedish Mirage” SE-Banken, Stockholm

2017

“Tip of an Iceberg,” Nya Karolinska Sjukhuset, Stockholm

“Tomorrow’s Weather, Valle skole, Oslo

” “Solar Egg,” Riksbyggen, Kiruna

“Face au Temps,” Hospital de Saint Denis, Paris

2016

“Tomorrow’s Weather Lexington,” 21C, Lexington, USA

“Dew Drops & Mother of Pearl Clouds,” RPC, Trelleborg

“Geniezeit,” Chalmers, Gothenburg

2015

“Falling Apples,” Heggs skole, Lier, Norway

2014

Lugnets public school, Stockholm

2013

“Cymatic Pool” and “Pixel Garden,” Ericsson Head Quarters, Stockholm


2012

“Tomorrow’s Weather Stockholm Central Station”

2010


“Sun Passage,” Familjebostäder, Hammarby, Stockholm


“Tornado Touch Down,” Borås Travel Center

2009


“Tomorrow’s Weather Copenhagen,” Aller, Copenhagen


“Mirage,” Artcenter, Gävle

2008


“Tunnel Vision,” SL, Skanstull, Stockholm

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
“Wishing Well,” Autostadt VW, Wolfsburg

1993
“Green/Redhouse,” Subway Station Odenplan, Stockholm

 

Films

2018

“The Climate Experiment,” 58 min. HD/DCP (in production)

2015

“Important Message to the Public,” 14 min. HD/DCP

2014

“Moments of Silence,” 14 min. HD/DCP

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

 

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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