Gustav Hellberg

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Solution, 2010 Glass, Loudspeakers, Microphones, Wood, Sound Mixer 3.0 X 4.0 X 2.8 Metres © Gustav Hellberg
Revolving Beacon, 2008 Profiler Lights, Light Control Unit Variable © Gustav Hellberg
Watch Mk II, 2007 Acrylic Glass, Aluminium, Electrical Motor, Flashing Light, Mdf 150 X 150 X 16 Cm © Gustav Hellberg
Zone – out of vision, 2007 Steel Masts, Profiler Lights (Light Source), Motion Detectors Height Approximately 6 Metres. Lit Area 4 X 14 Metres. © Gustav Hellberg
Pulsing Path – ambiguous vision, 2006 Lamp Posts Are Controlled, Their Light Is Dimmed In A Cyclic Order, The Light Slowly Changes From Light To Darkness, From Darkness To Light. Variable © Madrid Abierto
Observe, 2008 Wood 105 X 254 X 300 Cm © Gustav Hellberg
Privileged Situation – utopian vision, 2008 Aluminium, Le Ds, Photo Cells 600 X 600 X 240 Cm © Gustav Hellberg
Revolving Beacon, 2008 20 Profiler Lights, Dmx Controller Variable © Gustav Hellberg
Zone -out of vision III Mixed Variable © Gustav Hellberg
Current Information – open vision Mixed Variable © Gustav Hellberg
Obstruction – maquette I, 1.7.2009 Acrylic Glas, Aluminium, Enamel Paint, Mdf 63.5 X 63.5 X 5.5 Cm © Gustav Hellberg
Obstruction – maquette III, 1.7.2009 Acrylic Glas, Aluminium, Enamel Paint, Mdf 32.5 X 32.5 X 5.5 Cm © Gustav Hellberg
Obstruction – maquette IV, 1.7.2009 Acrylic Glas, Aluminium, Enamel Paint, Mdf 45 X 45 X 5.5 Cm © Gustav Hellberg
V.R.O. VI, 2005 Enamel, Led, Mdf, Polystyrene, 9 V Battery 20 X 20 X 7 Cm © Gustav Hellberg
Solution, 2010 Mixed 3.0 X 4.0 X 2.8 Metres © Gustav Hellberg
Installation View © Courtesy of the artist & Hamish Morrison Galerie
Quick Facts
Stockholm, Sweden
Birth year
Lives in
Works in
mixed-media, installation, conceptual, gallery, sculpture

1993-98 Kungl. Konsthögskolan [Royal University College of Fine Arts], Stockholm (MFA)

Solo exhibitions
2009 Dunkers Kulturhus, Helsingborg (S), Malmö Konstmuseum, Malmö (S)

2008 The Lighthouse at the End of the World, Stockholm (S), Galleri Andersson Sandström, Stockholm (S), Arnstedt & Kullgren, Båstad (S)

2005 Arnstedt & Kullgren, Båstad (S)

2003 Hood Gallery, Los Angeles (USA)

2002 Blinka Malmö stadsbibliotek, Malmö (S)

2000 Mors Mössa, Gothenburg (S)

1997 Galleri Mejan, Stockholm (S)

Selected group exhibitions
2009 SIK, Kalmar Konstmuseum (S)

2008 Energy Laboratory - let the Wind Energy hit the Road, Ringkøbing Museum (DK)

2007 Flaneur, Raid Projects, Los Angeles (USA), Aquamediale, Schloß Lübben (D), Pastiche, Jyderup (DK), Urban Interface, Berlin (D)

2006 Article Biennale, Stavanger (N), Umedalens skulptur, Umeå (S), Madrid Abierto, Madrid (E)

2005 Project 0047, Berlin (D), Fused Space, Strom, den Hague (NL), Evolutionäre Zellen Archive, NGBK, Berlin (D)

2004 Arnstedt & Kullgren, Båstad (SE), Momentum 4, Moss (N), Zwischen Wasser, Bad Aibling (D), Armory Show, New York (USA)

2003 Contemporary Art Cultural Heritage, Antalya(TU), Evolutionäre Zellen, Historisches Museum, Frankfurt (D), Evolutionäre Zellen, Freiraum / Transeuropa MQ, Wien (A), LA-International Biennale, Raid Projects, Los Angeles (USA), Arnstedt & Kullgren, Båstad (S), Southbound, Leipzigerstrasse 54, Berlin (D)

2002 Evolutionäre Zellen, NGBK, Berlin (D), Urban Drift, Berlin (D), Reactions, The Williamson Gallery, Pasadena, Reactions, The Library of Congress, Washington DC. (USA), Reactions, Exit Art, New York (USA)

2001 Midsummer Night Extravaganza, Kaffee Burger, Berlin (D)

2000 Cave, Konstakuten, Stockholm (S)

Represented / Commissions
Repr. Malmö Konstmuseum (SE), Com. Gavle Kommun (S), Repr. Region Skåne (S) Repr. The Library of Congress, Washington DC (US), Repr. Jönköpings kommun (S), Com. Akademiska sjukhuset Uppsala (S), Repr. Studentpalatset, Stockholm, (S), Repr. Modern Museum, Cilje, Slovenia

Grants in selection
2007 Swedish Art Grants Committée, 2 year working grant,
2006 IASPIS, international exhibition support
2003 IASPIS, international exhibition support,
2002 Swedish Art Grants Committée, 2 year working grant,
2000 Swedish Art Grants Committée,
1999 Royal Academy of Arts, Emil Bergh's Grant,
1998 Helge Ax:son Johnson Foundation, Royal Academy of Arts, Gustaf Cederström's Foundation,
1998 Royal Academy of Arts, Ragnar och Hilma Svensson's Foundation,
1997 Helge Ax:son Johnson Foundation

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