Hans Carlsson

Critique


”Matindustrin kastar ut rosafärgade dimridåer” (The food industry behind pink smokescreens) , critique of Undamning Rivers at Bonniers konsthall, 2022.09.02, Expressen.

”En ny feminism anas i backspegeln” (A new feminism in the rear view mirror), critique of No Master Territries at Haus Der Kulturen Der Welt, 2022.08.31, Flamman.

“Kan Documenta förändras utan at tappa sin själ” (Can documenta change without loosing its soul), Critique of Documenta 15, 2022.08.06, Flamman.

“Hoppfullt vemod på Malmö Konsthall” (Hopeful melancholy at Malmö Konsthall), Critique of Sandra Mujinga’s and William Scott’s exhibitions at Malmö Konsthall, 2022.07.21, Flamman.


“Farocki och den osynliga kritiken” (Farocki and the invisible critique), Point of View, 2022.07.15.

“Kan konsten rädda oss från Nyliberalismen” (Can art save us from neo-liberalism), Critique of The Berlin Biennale, 2022.06.22, Expressen.


Critique of Lap-See Lams exhibition Dreamers’ Quay, Dreamers’ Key, no. 1, 2022, Ord&Bild.


Critique of Jitish och Reena Kallats exhibitions at Norrtälje konsthall, n0. 2, 2021, Art India.

Critique of Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art 2019 Part of the Labyrinth, 2019.12.04, ArtReview.

”- Derrida made me do it”, critique of CPH:DOX, 2018.03.26, Kunstkritikk.dk.

”The Contested Field of Forgetfulness”, critique of Minia Biabiany’s exhibition at Signal: Center for Contemporary Art, Malmö, 2016.05.18, kunstkritikk.se/com.

”Standard Length of a Miracle at Tensta konsthall”, critique of Tensta konsthall’s exhibition Standard Length of a Miracle by Goldin & Senneby, 2016.03.03, temporaryartreview.com.

”Samtal i migrationens spår” (Discussion in the wake of migration), critique of the symposium Blind spots at Malmö konstmuseum, 2015.09.21, kunstkritikk.se.

”Future Presents”, interview with Maria Lind on the Gwangju Biennial, 2015.08.15 (english version 2015.09.22), Kunstkritikk.se/com.

”EU Migrants Exhibited in Cynical Art Project”, critique of the performance group Institutets project Toleranshuvan reloaded at Malmö konsthall, 2015.02.05 (2015.02.13 english version), Kunstkritikk.se/com.

”New Directors at Konsthall C”, interview with Jens Strandberg and Jenny Richards, 2015.01.27 (2015.02.15 english version), kunstkritikk.se/com.

”Det svårgripbara hatet” (Eluding Hatred), critique of We Hate in Order to Survive producerad by Woodpecker Projects at Inter Arts Center, Malmö, 2014.10.17, kunstkritikk.se.

”Provokation och tragikomik” (Provocation and Tragicomedy), critique of the exhibition Soviet Hippies: The Psychedelic Underground of 1970s Estonia at Moderna Museet Malmö, 2013.10.03, kunstkritikk.se.

”Omläsning av arkiven” (Rereading the archive), critique of the exhibition Reading <<The World in Which We Live>> at Signal (Malmö), 2013.09.13, kunstkritikk.se.

”Omsorgens dubbla budskap” (The Double Bind of Care), critique of Virlani Hallbers exhibition at Galleri Riis, 2013.05.27, kunstkritikk.se.

”Text som symtom” (Text as Symptom), critique of the exhibition ABCDEFGHI at Marabouparken, 2013.04.29, kunstkritikk.se.

”Frihetens psykoser” (The Psychosis of Freedom), critique of Sture Johannesson’s exhibition at Index, Stockholm, 2012.04.10, kunstkritikk.se.

”Kultur, motstånd, historia” (Culture, Resistance, History), critique of Ingela Johansson’s project What happened with the art of the strike at Konsthall C (Hökarängen), 2013.12.10, kunstkritikk.se.

”Emotionella väggar” (Emotional Walls), interview with Claes Tellvid, 2012.10.04, Kunstkritikk.se.

”Folkhemmet uppdaterat” (The Peoples Home Updated), critique of Marabouparken’s (Sundbyberg) exhibition Hembyg(g)d, 2012.09.19, kunstkritikk,se.

”Vidga dina Stockholmsvyer!” (Get to know Stockholm), article on Stockholm’s art scene, 2011.09.29, Helsingborgs dagblad.

”Rå känsla av overklighet” (A Grim Sense of Unreality), critique of Lunds konsthall’s exhibition To See the Dimensions 2011.09.24, Helsingborgs dagblad.

”Demokratins förutsättningar” (The Prerequisites of Democracy), critique of the anthology Konsten att handla – konsten att tänka: Hannah Arendt om det politiska , 2011.08.29, Helsingborgs dagblad.

”Fart, framsteg, förvandling” (Speed, Progress, Transformation), critique of the exhibition Gösta Adrian-Nilsson at the Malmö Art Museum, 30.07.2011, Helsingborgs dagblad.

”Konsthistoria à la Derkert” (Derkert’s Art History), critique of the exhibition Siri Derkert at Moderna museet, Stockholm, 2011.07.10, Helsingborgs dagblad.

”Politiken som förutsättning” (Politics as Platform), critique of the anthology Selected Maria Lind Writing, 2011.04.09, Helsingborgs dagblad.

”Upplysningsstriden” ( The Enlightenment Fight), essay, 2011.01.30, Helsingborgs dagblad.

”Boksidor inom och utanför bokens ramar” (Book Pages Within and Outside the Frame), critique of David Svensson’ book Mot mitten och försvinnandet, 2010.12.02, Helsingborgs dagblad.

”Kurerad kurslitteratur” (Curated Course Literature), critique of Sinziana Ravini’s book. Tennslottet, 2010.11.08, Helsingborgs dagblad.

”Nietzches maskerad” (Nietzche’s Masquerade), critique of Fredrika Spindler’s book Nietzsche: Kropp, konst, kunskap, 2010:10:27, Helsingborgs dagblad.

”Vad finns i Brilloboxen?” (What’s Inside the Brillo Box?), critique of Thomas Anderberg’s book Brillobok, 2010.10.24, Helsingborgs dagblad.

”Rädslans arkitektur” (Architecture of Fear), critique of Göran Dahlberg’s book Hemliga städer, 2010.10.06, Helsinborgs dagblad.

Ficition


“Pasteur” (short story), Pralinmagasin, #14: Snusk, June, 2022.

”Det produktiva rummet” (poem), Ordkonst/Kulturo, #3-4: Växlingar/vekslinger, 2021.08.14.


Texts in antologies and essays


“Farocki och den osynliga kritiken” (Farocki and the invisible critique), Point of View, 2022.07.15.

“A Visual Sceptic: Thoughts on Harun Farocki’s Descriptive Criticism”, Rosa Mercedes (Harun Farocki Institute), July 2022.

”Marguerite Yourcenar, Michel Foucault och den historiska romanen” (Marguerite Yourcenar, Michel Foucault and the Historical Novel), in “Förfluten tid och nutid”, Axel and Margaret Ax:son Johnson’s foundation, 2020.


”Momios in the Forest – The Constitutive Outside in Olof Palme’s and Kristian Lund’s Writings” and ”On Claudia del Fierro’s Cinematographic Extension of the Present” in “Contested Histories from El Complejo: An Anthology”, 2017.

Hennes arbetsplats har flyttat närmare köket, in Konst i arbete (Art at Work), Sveriges konstföreningar 2015.

Catalogue texts for exhibitions


“Dormant Quantity”, catalogue essay for exhibition at Lunds konsthall, 2020.11.28.

“The Measure of All Things: On the (In)Human, catalogue essay and artist’s presentations for exhibition at Lunds konsthall”, co-editor, 2019.06.29.

”Remembering what is”, catalogue essay and artist’s presentations, for exhibition at Lunds konsthall), 2019.01.25.

”The Light From the Horizon”, essay on Magnhild Øen Nordahl’s art for the exhibition The Frisbee Perspective, Sogn og Fjordane Kunstmuseum, 2018.

Artist presentations for Lund’s konsthall’s exhibition Where the wind blows, 2017.05.

”26 minutes from the horizon – Transcendental knowledge in Magnhild Øen Nordahl's art”, essay on the exhibition Standard Primitives, 2016.06.10.

Interview with Dave Hullfish Bailey for Tensta konsthall’s exhibition School Section, 2014.10.22.

Academic


2015: “A Complete Refurbishment of these Rooms”, master essay, Malmö Art Academy.

2012: “En bibliotekshermeneutik – Om skrivandets förutsättningar i Martina Lowdens ‘Allt’” (A library hermeneutics – About the conditions of writing in Martina Lowdens “Allt”), bachelor essay in comperative litterature, Södertörn University.


Editorial


“Dormant Quantity”, co-editor, exhibition catalogue for Lunds konsthall, 2020.11.28.

“Remembering What Is”, co-editor, exhibition catalogue for Lunds konsthall, 2019.01.25.


“The Measure of All Things: On the (In)Human”, co-editor, exhibition catalogue for Lunds konsthall, 2019.06.29.

Contested histories from El Complejo: An Anthology, With texts by: Jennifer Baca, María Berríos, Claudia del Fierro, Kristian Lund, Ricardo Osvaldo Alvarado and Julia Willén and myself. Edited together with Julia Willén and Claudia del Fierro, 2017.09.14.

Konstperspektiv (monthly art magazine), co-editor, issue nr 3, 2015.

Konst i Arbete (Art at Work), anthology with texts by: Bo Göranzon, Michele Masucci, Gertrud Sandqvist, Frida Sandström, Nina Svensson, Marika oili and myself. Produced by Sveriges Konstföreningar.


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