Biography


  • Mats Bigert born 1965 in Stockholm.

  • Lars Bergström born 1962 in Stockholm

  • Bigert & Bergström collaboration since 1986

  • Education: 1985-1990, Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm

Solo Exhibitions


2019


2018


2017


2016

  • “The Freeze,” Belenius/Nordenhake, Stockholm


2015

  • “The Weather War,” Växjö Konsthall

  • “Explosion of Speech,” Goethe Institute, Thessaloniki


2014


2013

  • “The Drought,” Castle of Barletta, Italy; Les Yper Yper, Thessaloniki

  • “The Drought,” Contexts, Paris

  • “The Drought,” Gallery Niklas Belenius, Stockholm


2012


2011

  • “Know Yourself,” Världskulturmuseet, Göteborg

  • “Meditations on Divinations,” Forum, Stockholm


2010


2009

  • “Short Circuit No.18,” Cabinet Magazine, Brooklyn, NY


2008

  • “Last Supper”, Conference of Birds Gallery, Bangkok

  • “Last Supper”, Nassauischer Kunstverein Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden

  • “If You Don’t Like The Weather, Change It,” Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin


2007

  • “Last Supper,” Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin

  • “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, Bucharest


2005

  • “Last Supper,” Milliken Gallery, Stockholm


2004

  • “4 for four,” Milliken Gallery, Stockholm


2003

  • “Digital Space,” Kunstmuseen der Stadt Krefeld, Krefeld

  • “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 Pavilion, EXPO 98, Lisbon


1997

  • “Love is in the Air,” Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin

  • “Therapi Taxi,” Galerie Ursula Walbröl, Düsseldorf

  • h-Project, Melbourne



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



1991

  • “Collapsed Gallery,” Galleri VY, Stockholm


1990

  • “Biosphere III,” Galleri Riis, Oslo

Selected Group Shows


2019


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 Konsthall, 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 of Contemporary Art


2006

  • 1st Singapore Biennial

  • “Crime & Punishment,” Tallinn 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 Triennial 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

  • “Surveying the Landscape,” Lombard & Freid Fine Art, 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

  • “Earth. Global Change,” Moderna Museet, Stockholm

  • “What’s in your mind,” Technical Museum, Stockholm


1993

  • Aperto, Venice Biennial


1989

  • Polyphonix (Fluxus et Happenings), Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris

Public Works


2019


2018

  • “Swedish Mirage,” SE-Banken, Stockholm


2017


2016


2015


2014


2013

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



2010

  • “Sun Passage,” Familjebostäder, Hammarby, Stockholm

  • “Tornado Touch Down,” Borås Travel Center


2009


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 Culture House, Stockholm


2001

  • “Thought Incognito,” K-Huset, Linköpings University


2000

  • “Wishing Well,” Autostadt VW, Wolfsburg


1993

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

Films


2018


2015


2014


2012


2011


2009


2008

  • “Tunnel Vision,” 27 min. HD


2007

  • “If You Don’t Like The Weather, Change It,” 4 ch. 20 min. DV


2005


1999

  • “The Big Feed,” 11 min. DV