Gunilla Klingberg studied magazine and newspaper design at RMI-Berghs, Stockholm, and sculpture at Konsfstack, University College of Arts, Crafts, Design, Stockholm. Numerous solo exhibitions of her work have been held across Europe, and in 2005 she received a five year working grant from the Swedish Visual Arts Fund.

Klingberg’s practice is characterized by the intersection of received knowledge, folk beliefs, popular culture and divergent cultural activities. Her work draws our attention to how complicated the connections between these systems are, but it also plays with the things that arise in this encounter, a pivotal feature being an interest in what is produced by the hybridization of distinct cultures, traditions and geographies. The disparate and heterogeneous are interwoven creating meanings that mutate to form a new context.

Gunilla Klingberg. Photo: Bonniers Konsthall.
Gunilla Klingberg
Stokholm, 1966

Solo Shows

Times Museum, Guangzhou, China, January-March

Ahus Regionsmuseum co/ Kristianstad Konsthall, Sweden

Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden
Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin

Eastside Projects, Birmingham, England
Gallery Rice, Houston Texas USA

Group Shows

Gwangju Biennale, The Eight Climate (What Does Art Do?), South Korea, Sept-Nov

Adventures of the Black Square: Abstract Art and Society 1915 – 2015, Whitechapel Gallery, London
Beam Me Up, Kristianstad Konsthall, Kristianstad, Sweden

Art Basel Miami Beach / PUBLIC, Miami, USA
A Modern Panarion, Dublin City Gallery, Ireland

Curitiba Biennial, Brazil
Acting in the City, Norrköpings Konstmuseum, Sweden

Sense and Sustainability, the first biennial of art, nature and urbanism, Urdaibai Natural Reserve, Bermeo, Basque Country, Spain
Supercluster, CAN – Centre d’art Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Dagens Eko kvart i fem, Varbergs Konsthall, Sweden
Abstract Possible, Stockholm Synergies, Tensta Konsthall, Sweden

Contacts & Details

City of birth: Stokholm Country of birth: Sweden Date of birth: 1966 Lives in: Stokholm, Sweden
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