Born in Stockholm 1976 | Lives and works in Stockholm, Sweden

EDUCATION
Valand Academy (MFA), University of Gothenburg, Sweden 1999–2004

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017 STUMBLE, Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Stockholm, Sweden

2016 Anti Image, Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin, Texas, USA
2015 Carl Hammoud, Eskilstuna Konstmuseum, Eskilstuna, Sweden
2014 The Arrangement of Separate Elements, Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin, Texas, USA
2013 Analysis, Method, Unfold, Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Stockholm, Sweden
2013 A Zone of Reduced Complexity, Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin, Texas, USA
2012 Diplopia, Gallery Baton, Seoul, South Korea [two-man show, with Jens Fänge]
2011 Destroy Restore, Solo presentation at Frieze Art Fair (Galleri Magnus Karlsson)
2011 Polygraph, Kalmar konstmuseum, Kalmar, Sweden
2010 Polygraph, Malmö Art Museum, Malmö, Sweden
2010 Polygraph, Gothenburg Museum of Art, Gothenburg, Sweden
2009 Retrospective, Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Stockholm, Sweden
2007 Bellwether Gallery (Project Room), New York, USA
2007 Register, Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Stockholm, Sweden
2005 Carl Hammoud, Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Stockholm, Sweden

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016 Painting Failures, Moderna Museet Malmö, Sweden
2016 The Romantic Post Modernism, Eskilstuna Konstmuseum, Eskilstuna, Sweden

2015 Human Image, Hangaram Art Museum, Seoul, South Korea
2015 Från Hallström till Hammoud, Länsmuseet Gävleborg, Gävle, Sweden
2015 With My Back to the World, Hellvi Kännungs, Gotland, Sweden
2015 The Romantic Post Modernism, Gothenburg Museum of Art, Gothenburg, Sweden
2014 The Drawing Room, Magasin III, Stockholm, Sweden
2014 Word Bites Picture, Design Matters Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA
2014 Samlarens blick - konst ur samtida samlingar, Konsthallen Bohusläns museum, Uddevalla, Sweden
2014 2014, Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Stockholm, Sweden
2013 personal, political, mysterious, Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin, Texas, USA
2013 Om böcker, Fullersta Gård, Huddinge, Sweden
2013 Time Waits For Us, Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Stockholm, Sweden
2012 Deja Vu, Turku Art Museum, Turku, Finland
2011 Nyanser av realitet, Värmlands Museum, Karlstad, Sweden
2011 Boken, Galleri Flach, Stockholm, Sweden
2010 Thrice Upon a Time, Magasin 3, Stockholm, Sweden
2010 Today is Yesterday Tomorrow, Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Stockholm, Sweden
2010 Nordic Art Triennial, Eskilstuna Konstmuseum, Eskilstuna, Sweden
2009 Samtidigt, Passagen, Linköpings Konsthall, Linköping, Sweden
2009 Samtidigt, Borås Konstmuseum, Borås, Sweden
2008 Tomorrow Always Belongs To Us, Göteborgs Konsthall, Gothenburg, Sweden
2008 The Real Thing, Malmö Art Museum, Malmö, Sweden
2007 Moderna Fabler, Sundsvalls Museum, Sundsvall , Sweden
2007 Moderna Fabler, Millesgården, Stockholm, Sweden
2006 Moderna Fabler, Konsthallen Bohusläns Museum, Uddevalla, Sweden
2006 Neue Malerei Erwerbungen 2002-2005, Museum Frieder Burda, Baden Baden, Germany



PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

The British Museum - London, England
Magasin III Museum & Foundation for Contemporary Art - Stockholm, Sweden
Moderna Museet - Stockholm, Sweden
Malmö Art Museum - Malmö, Sweden
Gothenburg Museum of Art - Gothenburg, Sweden
Länsmuseet Gävleborg - Sweden
Eskilstuna Konstmuseum - Sweden
National Art Council - Sweden
The County Council of Värmland - Sweden
The City of Stockholm - Sweden



GRANTS & AWARDS

2015 Swedish Arts Grants Committee, five-year working grant
2012 Åke Andréns Stiftelse Konstnärsstipendium
2011 Vera och Göran Agnekils stipendium, The Royal Swedish Academy of Fine Arts
2010 Längmanska Kulturfonden
2009 Stiftelsen Karin och Gösta Rittners Stipendiefond
2008 Swedish Arts Grants Committee, two-year working grant
2006 Stiftelsen Ester Lindahls Stipendiefond
2006 Stockholms Stads Kulturstipendium
2005 Swedish Arts Grants Committee, one-year working grant

 

MONOGRAPHS AND CATALOGUES

Word Bites Picture
Friend & Colleague, 2014

Passioner och bestyr
Arena, 2011

Carl Hammoud - The Trick
Gothenburg Museum of Art, 2010

Nordic Art Triennial 2010
Eskilstuna Konstmuseum, 2010

Samtidigt
Arena, 2009

A Good Idea
Göteborgs Konsthall, 2008

Katalog #37
Statens Konstråd, 2008

Carl Hammoud - Register
Galleri Magnus Karlsson, 2007

This is Know
Fabrik, 2006

Neue Malerei, Erwerbungen 2002-2005
Hatje Cantz, 2006

 

PRESS/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Carl Hammoud
Interview by Samantha Wittwer
Need Supply Co. Blog, 2016


Two Ships Passing in the Bathtub
Katya Tylevich, Word Bites Picture, 2014

Kunskap som hinder eller befrielse
Niels Hebert, Omkonst.com, November 26, 2013

Analysis, Method, Unfold (review)
Joanna Persman, Svenska Dagbladet, November 24, 2013

Work in Progress
Interview by Maija Mårtensgård, Rodeo Magazine, Fall Issue 2013

Elephant Magazine
Interview by Katya Tylevich, Elephant #15, 2013

A System To Communicate: Carl Hammoud at Lora Reynolds Gallery
Brian Fee, New American Paintings Blog, Feb 4, 2013

Carl Hammoud på Malmö Konstmuseum
Mikael Andersson, Konsten.net, Feb 23, 2011

Exaktheten mystik
Jonas Ellerström, Helsingborgs Dagblad, Jan 2, 2011

Passera lögndetektorn
Martin Hägg, Omkonst.com, Jan 2011

Helt tomt i ateljén
Göran Hellström, Konstvärlden #6, Dec, 2010 (interview from Oct 2009)

Carl Hammoud | Polygraph
Mikael Van Reis, Göteborgsposten, Nov 9, 2010

Utställning med blick för seendets mekanismer
Charlotte Högberg, Göteborgs Fria, Nov 4, 2010

Full koll på Kaoset
Jenny Morelli, Tidningen Vi, # 5, May 2010

Wherever I Lay My Hat (That's My Home)
Elena Tzotzi, Nordic Art Triennial Catalogue, May 2010

Gallerirond i romantikens spår
Jessica Kempe, Dagens Nyheter, October 15, 2009

Den diagnostiska blicken
Leif Mattsson, Omkonst.com, October 8, 2009

Konsten.net
Mikael Andersson, July 5, 2009

Samtida måleri när det är som bäst
Gunnar Lindqvist, Östgöta correspondenten, June 8, 2009

Rum för AlieNationen
Mikael Van Reis, Göteborgs-Posten April 17, 2009

Samtidigt
Catalogue text, Sophie Allgårdh, March 2009

Reception
Joa Ljungberg, Statens Konstråds Katalog #37, 2008

Kaos är granne med Hammoud
Henrik Strömberg, Göteborgsposten, July 9, 2008

Bortom orden
Katta Nordenfalk, Pedagogiska Magasinet #4, 2007
Jag kan inte formulera mig så jag blir nöjd med ord -
en studie över bildspråket i krassa tider
Maria Johansson, Konsten.net, 2007

Register, Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Stockholm, 2007:
Press Release
Svenska Dagbladet
Aftonbladet
Omkonst.com
Konsten.net
SvD Veckans val

The Triumph of Swedish Painting
Estelle af Malmborg, Bon International #8 2006

Frieze Art Fair 2005
Sarah Lowndes, Frieze Yearbook 2005

Galleri Magnus Karlsson 2005:
Nils Forsberg, Nöjesguiden
Susanna Slöör, Omkonst.com
Anders Olofsson, Konsten.net
Anna Brodow, Veckans Val, Svenska Dagbladet



OTHER PROJECTS

SANDBERG, 2014
Wallpaper design for Sandberg Tyg & Tapet

SCHNAYDERMAN'S, 2012
Artwork for Schnayderman's Shirtmakers.
The project included two original artworks and limited edition prints.

OHAYO,'THE STATE WE ARE IN', 2011
The 2009 diptych 'Displacement' is featured on the cover of debut album of Swedish band OHAYO
Released May 10 2011 on Häpna

THE EMBASSY, 2008, 2009
The singles "State '08" and "You Tend To Forget" by Swedish band The Embassy featured covers made by the artist.
The project also included limited edition prints, MP3-single jpegs and tour posters.

ORDKONST 2008
Issue #1, 2008 of Swedish magazine Ordkonst is fully illustrated with images by the artist.

PEDAGOGISKA MAGASINET 2007
Issue #4, 2007 of Swedish magazine Pedagogiska Magasinet features cover and the entire issue
is illustrated with images by the artist.

SET DESIGN 2007
The 2007 painting 'Land' is part of the set design in choreographer Dorte Olesen and composer
Philippe Boix-Vives' contemporary dance/performance production 'Boy&Boy' at Moderna Dansteatern, Stockholm.
November 3-11, 2007

VAGANT 2006
Issue #2, 2006 of Norwegian magazine Vagant features cover and the entire issue
is illustrated with images by the artist

Niklaseneblom.com 2006
Website design for Swedish artist Niklas Eneblom - www.niklaseneblom.com

COVER ART 2005
Cover image for poetry book "En maskin av ljus" ("A Light Machine") by Johannes Heldén (Albert Bonniers Förlag)