BIOGRAPHY

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

 

2019 Between You and Me, Ystad Art Museum, Ystad, Sweden

2018 Stockholm Calling, Asia House, London, UK

2018 Cries and Whispers, Trafo Kunsthall, Asker, Norway

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

 

 

PUBLIC COMMISSIONS

 

Vigintiquinque - Permanent exterior architectural installation, Gothenburg - TBC 2019

Reception - Permanent interior architectural installation, Stockholm City Court House

 

 

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

 

Sakliga, gåtfulla och alldeles tysta stolar (review)

Dan Backman, Svenska Dagbladet, March 2017

 

The Protest, Stumble and Chaos

Interview by Carolina Berquist

C-Print Journal, March 2017

 

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

 

PEDAGOGISKA MAGASINET 2018

Issue #4, 2018 of Swedish magazine Pedagogiska Magasinet features cover and selected articles 

illustrated with images by the artist.

 

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)