Katja Larsson

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strange heart beating

text by Sarah Boulton


blue ruin - between pearl and petroleum

film by Curtis James


in conversation with Johannes Heldén


collecting the emerging

UCL Art Museum & Zabludovicz



Born 1987, Stockholm, Sweden

Based in London and Stockholm

Represented by Cecilia Hillström Gallery




2013-2015     MFA Sculpture, The Slade School of Fine Art

2009-2013     BA(Hons) Fine Art Photography, 1st Class Honours, Glasgow School of Art

2006-2008     Foundation Diploma, Konstskolan Munka



Solo Exhibition, Cecilia Hillström Gallery, 2019.


Solo Exhibitions

2016    The Earth Will Be Buried at Sea, Cecilia Hillström Gallery, Stockholm

2014     transformers, OK Corral, Copenhagen

2012     Solid Solver, New City Space, Glasgow

2011     Quiet & Loud, The Vic, Glasgow School of Art


Group Shows


2019   INTERMEZZO, Cecilia Hillstrom Gallery

2018   CHART Art Fair, Copenhagen with Cecilia Hillstrom Gallery

2018   Every Thing, Assembly Point, London

2018   Sculpture Unleashed, Cecilia Hillstrom Gallery/Berg Gallery

2018   Snittet, Borås Konstmuseum

2018    Market Art Fair, Stockholm

2017   BODY, Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, London

2017    ADP residency exhibition: The Imprint of Man - Representing the Anthropocene,

European Investment Bank, Luxembourg

2017    Odds, Assembly Point Studios, London

2016     Emerged, Julian Page & Joanna Bryant Projects, London

2016     Gilchrist Fisher Award, Rebecca Hossack, London

2016     Four For Fore, Bond House Projects, London

2015     Digging Deeper, Julian Page & Joanna Bryant Projects, London

2015     CAC Trust Award Exhibition, Chelsea Arts Club, London

2015     Artist Village, Village Green Festival, Southend

2015     Graduate Degree Show, Slade School of Fine Art, London

2015     The Other Side, Chelsea Arts Club, London

2015     Re-launch, UCL Art Museum, London

2014     Slade Print Fair, Woburn Research Centre, London

2014     Slade Interim Show, Woburn Research Centre, London

2014     National Sculpture Prize, Broomhill Sculpture Park

2014     depres deprest, Rock Room, UCL, London

2014     Second Person Looking Out, UCL Art Museum, London

2013    Saatchi New Sensations Exhibition, B1, Victoria House, Bloomsbury, London

2013     GSA Degree Show, The Mackintosh Museum, Glasgow

2013    Everyday White,The Old Hairdressers, Glasgow

2011     f/32,The Glue Factory, Glasgow

2010     thirtyseven, The Newbery Tower, Glasgow School of Art

2008    fotosyntes, Sofiero Castle, the Orangery and Sculpture park, Helsingborg

2008     Meteor, Cali Contemporaneo, New Mexico

2007     1600, Ängelholms konsthall, Ängelholm


Public commissions

   Trails and Tales, Public Sculptures for East Dunbartonshire Culture and Leisure

   Axfast Skeppsbron, Stockholm

   Broomhill Sculpture Park



2019     London Creative Network, Tailored project support from SPACE/European Union

2018     Two Year Working Grant, The Swedish Arts Grants Committee

2017     ADP Residency The Imprint of Man - Representing the Anthropocene EIB Institute,


2016     One Year Working Grant, The Swedish Arts Grants Committee

2016     Helge Ax:son Johnson Scholarship

2016     The Artist Fund Bursary, Artquest

2016     The Swedish Arts Grants Committee Travel Bursary

2015     Land Securities Studio Award

2014     Chelsea Arts Club Trust Award

2014     Helge Ax:son Johnson Scholarship

2014     Grants for the Arts, Arts Council England

2014     Finalist, National Sculpture Prize, Broomhill Sculpture Park

2013     Shortlisted for the Saatchi New Sensations prize 2013

2013     Shortlisted for the Absolut Prize at Saatchi New Sensations 2013



EIB Institute, Luxembourg

AxFast AB, Stockholm

Stockholm School of Economics

Public Art Agency Sweden

Stockholm County Council

Broomhill Sculpture Park

Private Collections



SNITTET, Borås Konstmuseum 2018, catalogue text by Sinziana Ravini

OEI # 75 - 76: NATURBEGREPPET [EKOEI], Stockholm 2017

Re-launch, UCL Art Museum 2015

Everyday White, Good Press 2013

Studio, Clydeside Press 2013

Things, 2011



Ett Stycke Konstnärlig Arkeologi Från Framtiden

Narrativ Vägran, Kunstkritikk

Snittets Remsa i Borås

Snittet Skapar en Glipa i Verkligheten

Fyra Konstnärer i Gränssnittet

Facets of the Female Gaze: "Body," a Group Exhibition at Kristin Hjellegjerde, London

aqnb.com, The Earth Will Be Buried at Sea

Collecting the Emerging: UCL Art Museum and the Zabludowicz Collection

Future New Sensations: Saatchi's Frieze Week Collaboration Opens In London

Michelle Grabner, Guest Curator Collection, Saatchi Art Magazine



All documentation by Katja Larsson unless otherwise stated