Erik Thörnqvist  
*1994 in Umeå. Lives in Stockholm, Sweden.


Education
2016 - 2019        BFA Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm SE.
2015 - 2016         Nordic Art School FIN.
2014                        Graphic design, LTU SE.

Exhibitions
2020     What is fear?, TQAF, Thessaloniki, GR.
2020     Under the dome, group show at Eric Ericsson Hallen curated by Gurli Kruber, Lena Otterheim & Alexander Jakobsson, Stockholm, SE.
2019     Forget about life, Group show at Ochgalleri curated by Fantasy Sthlm, Stockholm SE.
2019     This way, Group show at Delfi, Malmö SE.
2019     First Draft, Group show at Nuda/Detroit, Stockholm SE.
2019     Hyper-terrestrial, curated by Essi Vesala, Stockholm SE.
2019     Graduation Show, Marabouparken, Stockholm SE.
2019     Ekotop led by Lina Selander and Björn Larsson, Gävle Konstcentrum, SE.
2019     Space Opera, Group show at Crum Heaven curated by Pål Rådenius SE.
2019     K4 Galleri SOLO curated by Karin Keisu. Oslo NOR.
2019     UTTRAN II, Group show, organized by Tora Schultz Larsen, Maiken Buus Andersen, Christian Aagaard Ovesen, Emilie Palmelund. Stockholm SE.
2019     Twelfth night, or what you will, Group show by Coyote, Stockholm, SE.
2018     Loungen by Anna Engver, Olivia Petterson Fleur & Lydia Belevich, Konstnärshuset, SE.
2018     Island Life, Led by Susan Philipsz,  Skeppsholmen Stockholm SE.
2018     OPEN OUT, Curated by Marion Bouvier, Tromsö NOR.
2018     Cityscapes, CICA Museum KOREA.
2018     Master Salon, Royal Society for the Encouragement of Fine Arts, Antwerp BE.
2018     Ingen Äger Tiden, Group show at Örebro Läns Museum SE.
2018     UTTRANGroup show, organized by Tora Schultz Larsen, Maiken Buus Andersen, Christian Aagaard Ovesen, Emilie Palmelund. Stockholm SE.
2017     Spring show, Royal Institute of Art SE.
2017     Royal Trash, CUNTemporary, curated by Giulia Casalini. London, ENG.
2017     1st Year Exhibition, Royal Institute of Art SE.
2016     The Epicentrum of Everything, together with Alva Höggren, Galleri Syster SE.
2015     Två, Together with Brita Weglin, Galleri Syster SE.

Performances
2018    Masqurade ball, Bångska våningen, curated by Osäkerhetsprincipen SE.
2018    Stockwig ball, Kickis office, SE.
2018    E-Town Queer Fest, Kicki’s Office SE.
2018    Kicki’s Office, RIA, Stockholm SE.
2017    Cleansing Methods, RIA, Stockholm SE.
2016    Sisään//Ulos, Kokkola FIN.
2015    We know this thing with psychology, Together with Mats Wikström, Luleå SE.

Screenings
2019    Eco Trash, CUNTemporary, curated by Giulia Casalini. London, ENG.
2018    BINNAR festival, Vila Nova de Famalicão PRT.
2018    Arkitvet för temporär konst, Curated by Arkivet, LVL4, Stockholm SE.
2018    MESHGalleri CC, curated by Arngrímur Borgþórsson & Camilla Edström Ödemark, Malmö SE.
2018    Bothnia Salon, Juried by Annika von Hausswolff & Linda Nordlander Frisk, Luleå Konsthall SE.
2016    Hauskata kotivideot, Gigantti, Kokkola FIN.

Residencies
2020    Swedish Lapland Air, SE.
2019    Berliner Sessions via Resurscentrum för konst Norrbotten.

Grants
2020    Kulturstöd, Region Norrbotten.
2019    Helge Ax:son Johnsons stiftelse.
2019    Kulturstöd, Region Norrbotten.
2016    Nordic Art School’s student stipend.
2013    Nordic Design School’s student grant.

Publications
2019    Kungl. Konsthögskolan avgånsutställning 2019. Exhibition catalogue.
2019    Ekotop, Gävle Konstcentrum, SE.
2018    No one owns time, Örebro Läns Museum.
2018    KOMASK Master Printing.
2017    Hodiernal #1 curated by Joakim Almroth.

Press 
2020    Badland, Are we home?, Issue no 4, print magazine.
2019    Kaltblut, web magazine.
2019    C-Print, Future Watch: Emerging Into View, web magazine.
2019     DN, ’’Mejans examensutställning’’, print & web magazine.
2019    Omkonst, ’’ Fakta och nya tänkesätt’’, web magazine.
2018    SVT, 18 februari, ” Erik Thörnqvist har skapat konstverket ”Ötzi Zwei”.
2017    KONSTNÄREN #2 2017; ”En studie i kommunal konstpolitik”.
2017    Kuriren, ”Hur fri är konsten?’’.

Other work
2020    Artwork for Yung Lean, My Agenda & Boy life in Eu, Starz album.
2020    Tutor, AC-BD, Konstfrämjandet Västerbotten.
2019    Artist Talk, Luleå Konsthall.
2019    Costume design for Sara Parkman.
2019    Costume design for Holy.
2018    Set design & costume for Sophie Vukovic’s short film ’Modersmjölk’.
2018    Graphic design for Björn Elgerd’s screen play ’Trovärdighet’.
2018    1 day of studio visits at Gerlesborgskolan, Stockholm April.
2018    1 day of studio visits at Gerlesborgskolan, Stockholm Dec.