Carsten Holler | the artist




The artist Carsten Holler
Born 1961, Brussels, Belgium.
Lives and works in Stockholm, Sweden.

Style and technique of the artist: Installation art, Relational art, Sculpture Objects, Sao Paulo Biennale, Conceptual Art, Venice Biennale,

“You could say that the real material I’m working with is people’s experience”


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Carsten Höller disturbs his viewers’ assumptions with installations or interactive sculptures that deliberately but often playfully induce doubts and confusion…
Carsten Höller holds a doctorate in biology, and he uses his training as a scientist in his work as an artist, concentrating particularly on the nature of human relationships…
Since the inception of his artistic career in 1988, Cartsen Höller has rejected any specific artistic identity, creating works that range from films, drawings, architectural plans, and photographs, to performances, sculptures, and installations.
The project, which is fundamentally experimental in character, challenges the artistic content and its positive contribution to the understanding and dialogue with contemporary expressions of African culture, which is of critical relevance in this moment…
The Double Club: ‘Presenting two types of beauty’ The Double Club is Carsten Höller’s latest installation which takes the form of a bar, restaurant and nightclub – split in two – designed to create a dialogue between Congolese and western culture.


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