Hans Carlsson is an artist, writer and curator based in Malmö. His artistic and curatorial work is focused on archival practices, often with references to knowledge and culture producing institutions such as libraries and museums, and their relationship to technological and industrial development.
His work at the Inter Arts Center has been focused on Malmö’s industrial past and the ship building company Kockum’s legacy (Lågan vs Nålsögat), as well as the rituals and the labour surrounding death (Dead Work).
As a writer he has produced interviews, essays and critique for Kunstkritikk and for Helsingborgs dagblad. Carlsson’s artistic work has been on view at, among other places, Tensta konsthall, Malmö Konstmuseum and Signal: Center For Contemporary Art.
As a curator he has been working with exhibition and projects with institutions such as Sveriges konstföreningar and Lunds konsthall. His most recent curatorial project was the exhibition Remembering What Is: Chile’s Recent History in Film and Art at Lunds konsthall (2019).
Hans Carlsson, Lågan vs Nålsögat, 2017
Hans Carlsson, Dead Work, 2018