Born 1964, Vasteras, Sweden
Lives and works in Berlin, Germany

Solo Exhibitions

HERE COMES MY FACE 28 days Karl (with Rirkrit Tiravanija), Gladstone 64, New York, USA

#SAVEYOURTEARS..., Galerie Neu, Berlin, Germany

Site-specific installation Existential Staircase/Existenzielles Treppenhaus, Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany


One Child per Household, dépendance, Brussels, Belgium
GUILTY FEET HAVE GOT NO RHYTHM (talk), NICC, Bruxelles, Belgium

KAPALBHATI, Sant’Andrea de Scaphis, Rome, Italy
DECLARE INDEPENDENCE, (with Anders Clausen) Moebelolfe wall, Berlin, Germany
#FLU$$CH, Stockholm Konst, Stockholm, Sweden
Word Squares, CAC, Geneva, Switzerland
Lavoro, with Klara Liden, Indipendenza, Rome, Italy

Werk, with Klara Lidén, Kunstverein Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany
I WANT DANDY, Kunstverein München, Munich, Germany
TUFF LOVE, The Power Station, USA
READ DEAR, Camden Arts Centre, London, UK
#ESLOHNTSICH, Galerie Neu, Berlin, Germany

ICHBRAUCHEMASSPACE, House of Gaga, Mexico City (with Klara Liden), Mexico
Hurry Up. Chase It Down, Sismografo, Porto, Portugal
Men Are Woman, Freedman Fitzpatrick, Los Angeles, USA
Here’s Good Looking @ U, KID, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York, USA
Y.O.Y.O.G.A.L.A.N.D., with Ei Arakawa, Overduin & Co., Los Angeles, USA

Rameau’s Nephews. Sofie Berntsen and Karl Holmqvist, Nasjionalmuseet, Oslo, Norway
A.E.I.O.U., with Ei Arakawa, Hollybush Garden, London, UK
Sunflower Sutra, with Ei Arakawa, Silvie Fleming Collection/Rise Projects, London, UK

SQUARE ONE, dépendance, Brussels, Belgium
Give Poetry A Try, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
Give Posters A Try, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark
EQ UI LI BR IU M, Galerie Neu, Berlin, Germany
EQ UI LI BR IU M, MD72, Berlin, Germany

WORDS ARE PEOPLE, Alex Zachary Peter Currie, New York, USA
Karl Holmqvist – Oscar Tuazon, La Douane, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France
The Hours Of This Watch Is Numbered – House of Gaga, Mexico City, Mexico
The Watch?, Etablissement d’en face, Brussels, Belgium
The Visit, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway

Education Is a Right, Hollybush Gardens, London, UK

HYMN TO PAN, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe (with Joachim Koester), Germany
Spectacle Prescription Solo, Fruit and Flower Deli, Stockholm, Sweden
Part 1 – Maybe a Kiss in the Garden, Circus, Berlin, Germany

OFF WITH THEIR ‘EADS, White Cubicle, London, UK
I’LL MAKE THE WORLD EXPLODE, Galerie Giti Nourbakhsch, Berlin, Germany
entrevista con el vampiro, Gaga Arte Contemporanea, Mexico City, Mexico
I’M WITH YOU IN ROCKLAND, Argos Arts, Brussels, Belgium

down and out, dependance, Brussels, Belgium
BOOMTOWN, The Living Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland

The grey Triangle, Hollybush Gardens, London, UK

Nausea, Galerie Giti Nourbakhsch, Berlin, Germany
GÅVÄNTASTANNA, Marabouparken Annex, Stockholm, Sweden
Wie Delphine, Delphine es tun…, Galerie Meerrettich, Berlin, Germany

FREE PRESS, Namdee Publishing Station, Bangkok, Thaïland

Karl Holmqvist, Bildmuseet, Umeå, Sweden

International Kleen, Taidehalli Project Room, Helsinki, Finland
White Noise, Schipper & Krome, Cologne, Germany

Tune In, Tune On, TRE, Stockholm, Sweden


Pacific Standard Time, Karl Holmqvist, May 09, June 2012

I’ll Make The World Explode, Cristabel Stewart, Tank, Fall Issue, 2011
Safety In Numbers, Exhibition Review ‘IllumiNations’, Claire Bishop, Artforum,
September 2011
Dealing With-, Exhibition Review, Hans-Jürgen Hafner, Texte Zur Kunst,
September 2011
Word Play, Dieter Roelstraete, Frieze, May 2011
Karl Holmqvist, Catherine Hug, Bad Day Magazine, Issue 9, 2011
2010 Karl Holmqvist: Making Space, Melissa Grönlund, Afterall Issue 25 Autumn 2010
27 Senses, Exhibition catalogue, Electra, 2010

I’m Too Sad to Sell You, Exhibition Review ‘Depression’ Marina Vischmidt,
Texte Zur Kunst, 03.12.09
27 Senses, Exhibition Review, Katie Kitamura, Frieze, October 2009
Poor.Old.Tired.Horse. Exhibition Review, Dan Fox, Frieze, October 2009
What’s My Name Again?, Stefania Palumba, Mousse, September 2009
For Fans and Scholars Alike, Sam Thorne, Frieze, June-August 2009
Twenty Seven Senses, Melissa Gronlund, Afterall, May 2009
Modern, modern, Catalouge text, Pati Hertling, Starship Berlin/Chelsea
Art Museum, New York
The Soul, Or Much Trouble in the Transportation of Souls, Catalouge text, Anselm
Franke and Hila Peleg, Manifesta 7, Trento
Legend, Catalouge text, Alexis Vaillant, Sternberg Press, Berlin

Meeting of Minds, Johanna Billing, Modern Painters, October 2008 Sights from a
Steeple, Exhibition Review, Dan Kidner, Frieze, September 2008
Boomtown, Exhibition Review, Martin Herbert, Modern Painters, September 2008

The Grey Triangle, Exhibition Review, Ed Atkins, Artvehicle 23, 2007 ZAPP
Magazine #11, Amsterdam 2007
Design By Accident, Exhibition Review, Raimar Stange, Modern Painters, April 2007
If I Can’t Dance, Exhibition review, Dominic Eichler, Frieze, April 2007
Ah, Feminism, Polly Staple, Frieze, March 2007
Berlin braucht Zeitvertreib, Nikola Dietrich, Monopol, Nummer 1 2007

Karl Holmqvist, Exhibition review, Jennifer Allen,, December 2006
The Title as The Curator’s Art Piece, Exhibition review, Dan Kidner, Untitled Fall 2006
Top Ten, Fia Backström, Artforum November 2006
La Maman et La Putain, Exhibition Review, Pablo Leon de la Barra, Frog No 4,
Automne-Hiver 2006
Karl Holmqvist, Exhibition Review, Ronald Jones, Frieze Issue 102 October 2006
Karl Holmqvist, Exhibition Review, Robert Stasinski, Flash Art International JulySep 2006
How Does 30 Grand a Year and a Company Car Sound? Cerith Wyn Evans,
Exhibition Introduction, La Maman et la putain PDF catalogue, Air de Paris, Paris July 2006
Mångsidigt formexperiment, Exhibition review, Milou Allerholm, Dagens Nyheter
GÅVÄNTASTANNA, Exhibition Review, Kim West,, May 2006
Through the Looking Glass, Henrik Plenge Jakobsen and Pernille Albrethsen,
Exhibition essay part of exhibition publication GÅVÄNTASTANNA,
Marabouparken, Stockholm, April 2006
I ON A LION IN ZION, Anna Colin, Untitled Winter 2006

Artist’s Favourites, Elke Krystufek, Spike 06, 2005
Karl Holmqvist, Jay Chung, Q Takeki Maeda, Neue Review, Ausgabe 10, Juli 2005

Feu De Bois, Catalogue, Alexis Vaillant, FRAC Pays De La Loire, Carquefou, 2004

Gasthof, Ronald Jones, Artforum October 2002
Smell, See, Touch, Hear, Catalogue Haunted by Detail, Francesco Bernardelli, De Appel CTP 2002
A Little Bit Of History Repeated, Jennifer Allen, Artforum, March 2002

Jag Är Spökrösten, Johanna Billing, Paletten Issue 244, 4/2001
A Little Bit Of History Repeated, Catalogue, Jens Hoffmann, Berlin 2001
Social Hackers, Exhibition Review, Sorina Basto, Flash Art, Nov-Dec 2001
Tirana Biennal, Catalogue, Jens Hoffmann, Tirana 2001
All Systems Go, Catalogue, Bella Rune, Visby 2001
Social Hackers, Catalogue, Paula Toppila/Cristina Ricupero, Helsinki 2001
Social Hackers, Exhibition Review, Tomas Träskman, Nu, Vol. III No.1/01

The Real Work, Catalogue Christiane Mennicke / Corinna Koch, Werkleitz 2000
BAS 5, Catalogue Hayward Gallery, London 2000
Renhet—Utan pekpinnar, Exhibition Review, Sven-Olov Wallenstein, Svenska Dagbladet 970823

Clean & Sane, Catalogue, Maria Lind, Stockholm 1997
Självmord i ett kontorslandskap, Exhibition Review, Sara Arrhenius, Aftonbladet 960822

ZAPP Magazine #4, Amsterdam 1995

Karl Holmqvist TRE, Exhibition Review, Dennis Dahlqvist, Flash Art Jan/Feb 1993

Fire, Exhibition Introduction TUNE IN, TURN ON, Daniel Birnbaum, TRE, Stockholm 1992

Group Exhibitions

No Angels
(curated Claire Elat Koron + Shelly Reich), Wilhelm Hallen, Berlin, Germany

Busan Biennale 2020: Words at an Exhibition–an exhibition in ten chapters and five poems, Busan, South Korea – curated by Jacob Fabricius
Studio Berlin
, Berghain, Berlin, Germany – curated by Karen Boros

This is my body, My body is your body, My body is the body of the word, Delta, Namur, Belgium
Hello My Name Is Capitalism, Peak, London (with Simon Thompson), UK
Books and Others, ICA Milano, Milano, Italy
The Estate, Kim?, Contemporary Art Centre, Riga, Latvia
Social Photography 7, Carriage Trade, New York, USA
The Form of the Flower is Unknown to the Seed, ICA, London, UK
A Seed’s A Star, Loyal, Stockholm, Sweden
Untitled (Fear Eats the Soul), Unclebrother, Hancock NY, US
Extra Hours, LiMac, Madrid, Spain
Zapp Magazine Club Night, Cinetol, Amsterdam, Netherlands
#PLZ, RESCHYKLI$H…, Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York, US

Poetic Boom Boom, Gallerie delle Prigioni, Treviso, Italy
Collusion, Collision, Illusion, Goethe in the Skyways, Minneapolis, USA
CUT-UP, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany
The Axial Line, PS120, Berlin, Germany
Lampen, Galerie Francesca Pia, Zurich, Switzerland
9th Futurological Congress, Slovak Radio House, Bratislava,Slovakia
Dress for the Inferno, Fondation Beyeler, Basel, Switzerland
A Strong Desire, PS120, Berlin, Germany
10 Year Anniversary, Tanya Leighton Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Raymond, Grand Hotel Et des Palmes, Palermo, Italy
LOA, Meinblau Gallery, Berlin, Germany
A matter of printing, Supportico Lopez, Berlin, Germany
The Remains of Cinema, Künstlerhaus KM, Graz, Austria
Trix and Robert Haussman, KW, Berlin, Germany

Language and Sound as Sculpture, XXIII CSAV – Artists Research Laboratory, Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Como, Italy
SI SEDES NON IS, The Breeder, Athens, Greece
From Concrete to Liquid to Spoken Worlds to the Word, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland
Kunstgeschichte sucht Personen…, Galerie Neu, Berlin, Germany
Publishing as an Artistic Toolbox 1989-2017, Kunsthalle Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Curated_by_Vienna, Unttld, Vienna, Austria
Klassensprachen, District, Berlin, Germany
SI SEDES NON IS, The Breeder, Athens, Greece

Everything Is About to Happen, Museu Serralves, Porto, Portugal
Insomnia, Bonnier Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
FRIEDRICH KIESSLER Life Visions, MAK, Vienna, Austria
NHU DUONG S/S17 feat. Karl Holmqvist, Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York, USA
Augury, BQ, Berlin, Germany
BACK IN NO TIME…, Schinkelpavilion, Berlin, Germany
Sunrise/Sunset, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany
WHAT’S MY NAME?, Michel Majerus Estate, Berlin, Germany
presently, Neugerrriemschneider, Berlin, Germany
PPPPJJHAAARRRRVEY, Serpentine Gallery, London, UK
7 Ideas of Stolen Time, Villa Sarasin, Geneva, Switzerland
Natalie Seroussi at Dépendance, Dépendance, Brussels, Belgium
Dépendance at Natalie Seroussi, Natalie Seroussi, Paris, France

Poem No. 0000000000000000000000000000,9, Mendes Wood DM, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Doing the Impossible Light, Arton Foundation, Warsaw, Poland
Book for Architects, gta exhibitions, Zurich, Switzerland
Tomorrow Today-curated by Vienna, Galerie Emanuel Layr, Vienna, Austria
Eugen Gomringer &, Bielefelder Kunstverein, Bielefeld, Germany
Hello Walls, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, USA
Words To Be Looked At Again, Kunstverein Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
Homecomings etc., Projective Space, Berlin, Germany
Occupational Therapy, Contemporary Art Museum, St Louis, USA
The Rant, (performance), New Theater, Berlin, Germany

Absent-minded young typist, RONGWRONG, Amsterdam, Netherlands
I’LL MAKE THE WORK EXPLODE, Buenos Tiempos Inc., Brussels, Belgium
@the Shrink, Shanaynay, Paris, France
Galerie Neu a la Douane, Galerie Chantal Crousel La Douane, Paris, France
The Reluctant Narrator, Museo Berardo, Lisbon, Portugal
The Library Vaccine, Artists Space, New York, USA
New Ways Of Doing Nothing, Kunsthalle Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Black House, Museum of Contemporary Art of Estonia, Tallin, Estonia
Read the room / you’ve got to, Salts, Basel, Switzerland
House, Hollybush Gardens, London, UK
Infinite Jest, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany
UPSTAIRS DOWNSTAIRS, Galerie Neu, Berlin, Germany
Everything Is About To Happen, Corvi-Mora and Greengrassi, London, UK
The Hawker, Carlos/Ishikawa, London, UK
Dead Reader, Idea Store Whitechapel, London, UK
Eight Poems by Karl Holmqvist, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York, USA
The Fifth Dimension, Logan Center Exhibitions, Chicago, USA
The Crime Was Almost Perfect, Witte de With, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Poetry will be Made by ALL, LUMAS Editionsgalerie – Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
Looking Back: The Eighth White Columns Annual – Selected by Pati Hertling, White Columns, New York, USA

The November Issue, Mathew, Berlin, Germany
To Breathe Is Not Enough, Connelly Theatre, New York, USA
There Is Only One Karl, White Columns, New York, USA
It’s Okat To Be ‘K, Fonoteca, Mexico City, Mexico
Zigaretten Rauchen, In the Parking Lot Of Goethe Institut, Mexico City, Mexico
What Would Thomas Bernhard Do?, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria
Mart Collection, Kunsthaus Centre Pasquart, Biel, Switzerland
Wiederholen Und Ausblenden, Mumok Cinema, Vienna, Austria
Why is Everything the Same?, Shoot The Lobster, New York, USA
Blind Country, Freedman Fitzpatrick, Los Angeles, USA
Marking Language, The Drawing Room, London, UK
Words are People, Kunsternes Hus, Oslo, Norway
Word Text Vortex, CAC Vilnius, Lituania
Prisma Pavillion, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
Footnotes, CAC, Vilnius, Lithuania

Kunstpreis der Böttcherstrasse, Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen, Germany
Forte Piano: Le Forme Del Suono, Auditorium ParcoDella Musica, Italy
Bulletin Board, Venus Over Manhattan, New York, USA
Islas que se hunden, LABOR, Mexico City, Mexico
Intoleranz/Normalitaat, Grazer Kunstverein, Gratz, Austria
Things, Words and Consequences, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, MMOMA, Moscow, Russia
Acts of Voicing, Wurttembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, Germany
Posters, CECCH, Centre d’edition Contemporaine, Geneve, Geneva, Switzerland
Celluloid Brushes, Galerie Isabella Bortolozzi, Berlin, Germany
The Sun Shines for Everyone, Kunsthalle Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Arcane of Patterns. Inceptive of Rhythm, an Order and Summon., Mindpirates Projectaum, Berlin, Germany
The Log-O-Rithmic, GAMeC, Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Bergamo, Bergamo, Italy
Der Kunstpreis der Bottcherstrasse in Bremen, Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen, Germany
Ephemeropterae, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna, Austria
Ecstatic Alphabets, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
What is it that comes coiling in the morning?, New Jersey, Basel, Switzerland
The Dream Of Insomnia Symposium, Fondation Ratti, Como, Italy
Invitation à l’Etude, kim?, Riga, Latvia

The Sun Shines for Everyone, Kunsthalle Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Moment Ynglingagatan 1, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
HotAvantGardeHotHot, Oslo10, Basel, Switzerland
Symposium, The Event, Birmingham, UK
Times Square Show, Times Bar, Berlin, Germany
Modify, As Needed, Museum Of Contemporary Art, North Miami, USA
Secret Societies, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany
IllumiNations, 54th Venice Biennial, Venice, Italy
Dirty Literature, The National Portrait Gallery, London, UK
Palace Party, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark
Doing Things With Words, Pratt Institute, New York, USA
The Gong Show, Micky Schubert Gallery, Berlin, Germany
The Bell Show, Lüttgenmeijer, Berlin, Germany
Chartreuse Jeune, Casa Tabarelli, Bolzano, Italy
An Exchange with Sol Lewitt, Mass Moca, Massachusetts, USA

Cactus Craze, KW69, Berlin, Germany
BigMinis, CAPC Musée d’Art Contemporain, Bordeaux, France
End Note, Tanya Leighton Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Welcome to HYPERLINK “, Mehringdamm 72, Berlin, Germany
Je Ne Travaille Jamais, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
Untitled, NGBK, Berlin, Germany
The Last Museum, Centre George Pompidou, Paris, France
At Home, Galerie Giti Nourbakhsch, Berlin, Germany
Poetry Park, Frieze Projects, London, UK
Constitution for a Temporary Display, Manifesta 8, The European Biennial for Contemporary Art, Murcia, Spain
Moderna Utställningen, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
Hem och Ursprung, Bukowskis, Stockholm, Sweden
Plus One, Perry Rubinstein Gallery, New York, USA
27 Senses, Chisenhale Gallery, London, UK
It Is Written, Centre Pompidou Metz, Metz, France
Queer Bucharest Biennale, Bucharest, Romania
Foreigners Everywhere, T293, Naples, Italy
maybe a kiss in the garden, Circus, Berlin, Germany
Non-Solo, Non-Group Exhibition, Zurich Kunsthalle, Zurich, Switzerland

Editions vs. Objects, CECCH – Centre d’édition contemporaine Genève, Geneva, Switzerland
Scorpio’s Garden, Temporäre Kunsthalle, Berlin, Germany
Groupshow, Autocenter, Berlin, Germany
Foreigners Everywhere, Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
The Malady Of Writing, MACBA, Barcelona, Spain
Depression, Marres Centre for Contemporary Culture, Maastrich, Netherlands
Momentum 2009, Favoured Nations, 5th Nordic Biennial of Contemporary Art, Moss ReMap 2, Athens, Greece
Poor. Old. Tired. Horse., Institute Of Contemporary Arts, London, UK
Warm Summer Days, Indoors, Sandy Brown, Berlin, Germany
Curated by Vienna, Galerie Martin Janda, Vienna, Austria
27 Senses, Kube, Ålesund, Norway
Modern, modern, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, UK
Over The Bridge We Go, Galerie Meyer Kainer, Vienna, Austria
For Fans and Scholars Alike, Westlondonprojects, London, UK
FLOORS / WALLS, Galerie Giti Nourbakhsch, Berlin, Germany
CELEBRATION, Galerie Isabella Bortolozzi, Berlin, Germany
The Rehearsal, Hollybush Gardens, London, UK
Live Art, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway

Sphinxx, Modern Art, London, UK
La Galeria Sentimental, Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
Manifesto Marathon, Serpentine Gallery, London, UK
100 Years, 100 Posters, 100 Artists, Rochelle School, London, UK
THE WORLD IS NOT YOUR TOILET, Palais de Tokyo Answerphone, Paris, France
That social space between speaking and meaning, White Columns, New York, USA
Make Out, Studio 44, Stockholm, Sweden
The Soul, Or Much Trouble in the Transportation of Souls, Manifesta 7, The European Biennial of Contemporary Art, Trento, Italy
Legend, Chamarande, Paris, France
Whose Side Are You On?, Castilo/Corales, Paris, France
Experiment Marathon, Reykjavik Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
Poetry Project, White Columns, New York, USA
Publish and Be Damned, Kunstverein München, New York, USA

A Choreographed Exhibition, Kunst Halle St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland
Merz Symposium Organic Functionalism, Cabaret Voltaire, Zürich, Switzerland
A Spoken Word Exhibition, Swiss Institute, New York, USA
Überleben, Program, Berlin, Germany
If I Can’t Dance, I Don’t Want To Be Part of Your Revolution, Muhka, Antwerpen, Belgium
Playback, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France
Pawnshop, E-flux, New York, USA
Le Truc, Project Arts Center, Dublin, Ireland
Deaf II, Galerie Frank Elbaz, Paris, France
Put out the Light, Erase a Line, Studio 44, Stockholm, Sweden
I Want Your Texts, unitednationsplaza, Berlin, Germany
Films On Parade, Atelier Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
Speaker’s Corner, Kunstverein Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany
Robert Smithson, Fotogalleriet, Oslo, Norway
California files, CCA Wattis, San Francisco, USA
Raw, among the ruins, Marres Centre for Contemporary Culture, Maastricht, Netherlands
Otra de vaqueros, Centro de Arte Alameda, Mexico City, Mexico
Models for tomorrow, European Kunsthalle, Cologne, Germany
Design by Accident, Croynielsen, Berlin, Germany

Meerrettich on Ice, Galerie Meerrettich, Berlin, Germany
If I Can’t Dance, I Don’t Want To Be Part of Your Revolution, Stichting de Appel, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Old News, CNEAI, Chatou, France
Illusion is a Revolutionary Weapon, Swiss Institute, New York, USA
Tenemos el Duchamp, Galeria de Arte Mexicano, Mexico City, Mexico
Radio Gallery, Resonance 104,4fm, London, UK
The Title As The Curator’s Art Piece, Blow de la Barra. London, UK
EVR Film Festival, Extra City, Antwerp, Belgium
La Maman et la putain, Galerie Air de Paris, Paris, France
DotDotDotDot, Mossutställningar, Stockholm, Sweden

The Failure, Korridor, Berlin, Germany
24H Incidental, Swiss Institute, New York, USA
BMW IXth Baltic Triennale, I C A, London, UK
BMW IXth Baltic Triennale, C A C, Vilnius, Lithuania
E-flux Video Rental, Portikus, Frankfurt, Germany
The Fifteen Minutes Show, Stedelijk Museum Bureau, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Radio Days, Stichting de Appel, Amsterdam, Netherlands
E-flux Video Rental, KunstWerke, Berlin, Germany
Utopia Station, World Social Forum, Porto Alegre, Brazil
I’M WITH YOU IN ROCKLAND, Moderna Museet, Stockholm radio days, Stichting de Appel, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Utopia Station, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
Untrue Stories, Media Art Farm, Tbilisi, Georgia
You Don’t Love Me Yet, Frieze Art Fair, London, UK
Sound ARC, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France
Publish and Be Damned, Cubitt Gallery, London, UK
Den Bästa Dikten, Konst2, Skärholmen, Sweden
B D V Showroom, The George, Paris, France
Berlin Nord, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany
Candyland Zoo, Herbert Read Gallery, Canterbury, England

Feu De Bois, FRAC Pays De La Loire, Carquefou, France
Utopia Station, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
You Don’t Love Me Yet, Galleri Index, Stockholm, Sweden
Playschool, Galleri Christina Wilson, Copenhagen, Denmark
Soirée Tropicale, C E C, Geneva, Switzerland
forget egret regret, A I A V, Akiyoshidai, Japan
Same Different, New Gallery, Bucharest, Romania

rent-a-bench, Florence Av / Santa Fe Av, Los Angeles, USA
Haunted by Detail, Stichting de Appel, Amsterdam, Netherlands
International Networks, Karstadt, Wiesbaden, Germany
Gasthof, Staedelschule, Frankfurt, Germany
Slow, Shedhalle, Zurich, Switzerland
After Shopping, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden

Soft Guys for Hard Times, Sparwasser H Q, Berlin, Germany
A Little Bit Of History Repeated, KunstWerke, Berlin, Germany
Tirana Biennale 1, Tirana All Systems Go, B A C, Visby Intentional Communities
Rooseum, Malmö, Sweden
Club Bevil, The Living Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
Lady Bump, Gavlak Projects East, New York, USA

Social Hackers, MUU Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
Apartment, BüroFriedrich, Berlin, Germany
Werkleitz Biennale, Werkleitz Viva Scanland, Catalyst Arts, Belfast, UK
Make It Happen ON TOUR, Momentum Biennal of Contemporary Art, Moss, Switzerland
Now It Is Allowable, The Collective, Edinburgh, Germany
999 Tendencies In Love, Hilton Hotel, Berlin, Germany
Make It Happen, Backstage, Stockholm, Sweden
Now It Is Allowable, Swedenborg Society, London, UK

Volles Haus, Schipper & Krome, Berlin, Germany
The Invisible Part Two, Galleri Index, Stockholm, Sweden
The Invisible, Galleri Y1, Stockholm, Sweden
Clean & Sane, Edsviks Konst & Kultur, Stockholm, Sweden
Team404, Car Factory, Braunschweig, Germany

Escape Attempts, Freetown of Christiania, Copenhagen, Denmark
Original Copy, Taidehalli, Helsinki, Finland
Meet Me in the Park After Dark, Campbell’s Occassionally, Copenhagen, Denmark

I Confess, Nikolai Contemporary Art Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
Art Against Aids, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
Learn To Read Poetry, A/C Project Room, New York, USA

Water Bar, Various Locations, New York, USA

Writings On The Wall, 303 gallery, New York, USA

Selected Publications

Insert OMG I-CHING, Parkett, Issue 89, Fall 2011
Hymn To Pan, Vinyl record, Apparent Extent, Munich 2011
Peep-Hole Sheet, Issue 8, Spring 2011, Milano
Karl Holmqvist Readings, CD, Neu Records, Berlin 2010
Karl Holmqvist Reads Old News, Vinyl record, Pork Salad Press, Copenhagen 2010
WHAT´S MY NAME, published by Book Works, London 2009
ONELOVEWORLD, Artist’s Xerox book, Galerie Giti Nourbakhsch, Berlin 2008
CONTENTS, Artist’s Xerox book, Living Art Museum, Reykjavik 2008
FACEHUG, Photographic Collage and Concrete Poem, Facehug, Berlin 2007
Cat People, Artist’s Xerox book, Air de Paris, Paris 2006
I ON A LION IN ZION, Cut-up book published as part of BMW IX Baltic Triennal of International Art, Vilnius
I*M WITH YOU IN ROCKLAND, Artist’s Poetry Xeroxed booklet, Utopia Station, Haus der Kunst, Munich